Modern, spacious and casual brasserie in the Cumberland Hotel serving British and modern European cuisine. Gary Rhodes also launches a fine dining restaurant, Rhodes, in the same location in late 2005.
Jan Moir's review of Rhodes W1 (The Telegraph)
Giles Coren's review of Rhodes W1 (The Times)
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Rhodes W1 reviews
We went there kind of expecting the down-side of a 'name' chef and were all pleasantly surprised. The food itself was, for the price range (and bearing in mind the location) quite adventurous and well cooked and presented. The staff, once they'd got the hang of our idiosyncracies, were helpful and enthusiastic, particularly considering we were a party of 6, which we applauded. Will definitely go back.
by Boris (2 reviews
), 30 Apr 2007
Went with a party of friends on New Year's Eve. Food was excellent, and our waitress was really friendly and polite. They had entertainment from a 6-piece band who got us all up dancing to round off a perfect evening! Would definitely return.
by Ollys Dog Bowl, 04 Jan 2007
Went here for my 19th Birthday... which also happens to be New Year's Eve 2006. The meal was fantastic, the wine was equally fabulous, service was great and I had an unforgettable night.
by Kirstie_Lou, 02 Jan 2007
Excellent service. We arrived without giving prior notice of a wheat and dairy allergy. The waiter knew the entire menu inside out, so could advise how dishes could be changed to suit. The chef made an excellent job of adapting rather than just leaving ingredients out. All food cooked perfectly. Choice on menu broad and enough to suit most tastes. Knockout desserts. Extensive list of cocktails and wine. Again, cocktails were ordered off menu with no fuss. Waiter attentive but not overbearing. Amazing hot fresh bread. A 10/10.
by Anonymous, 14 Aug 2006
I loved the bar and the bar staff. However, I have to say I was very disappointed by the Rhodes restaurant. The food was average, service average...not what I was expecting from a venue with the name of a 'top' chef attached.
by bjtate, 11 Mar 2006
Enjoyed a lovely meal here with great service. Black Pudding starter delicious. Would have liked Oxtail dish and mash a bit hotter, it was only warm. Tasty desserts.
by Anonymous, 25 Sep 2005
If you expect something similar to the fantastic Rhodes 24
, prepare for disappointment. Prices are less, though not much. My £38.50 t-bone steak was actually so tasteless that I was glad to get it over and done with. Foie gras was good-average.
Although the Cumberland Hotel foyer is magnificent, competing with the Grove in Chandlers Cross, less attention has been paid to the restaurant section, and after 5 minutes it felt boring-modern. All said, the restaurant was the low point of an otherwise lovely evening, despite being £180 for two with a 50%-off food voucher. This smacked of a restaurant that won't be open for very much longer, and it's because it isn't special enough for a top-price West End venue and you get better food in a good pub.
Rhodes 24 it ain't, and Gary's other venue is well worth trying to get a seat.
by Jeminar, 04 Sep 2005
The food was fantastic, loved the monkfish and the restaurant had a great atmosphere.
I got 25% off using a a voucher from a site they emailed me about. www.guoman.com/august/
by becca, 24 Aug 2005
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