A hotel restaurant and bar with an art-deco setting in a black-and-gold colour scheme. Serving up contemporary food and decadent cocktails.
- 33 Roland Gardens, London, SW7 3PF
- +44 (0) 20 7370 6701
- Opening Times
- Mon-Sun 12.00-00.00
- Insider Information
- Head downstairs to the Eastern-influenced basement bar for late night cocktails.
Time Out Says…
As original as when Anouska Hempel opened it in 1983 – the scent of oranges and the twittering of a pair of lovebirds fill the dark, oriental lobby – Blakes and its maximalist decor have stood the test of time, a living casebook for interior design students. Downstairs, the Eastern-influenced restaurant caters for a celebrity clientele enticed by the hotel’s discreet, residential location.Read more…
The Telegraph Says…
The restaurant, which hums with both locals and guests at weekends, channels Art Deco opulence – black panelling, curved gold back-lit mirrors and a marble bar topped with huge palm plants. The party moves downstairs later on to Blakes Below, an opium den-esque club – all moody lighting and Oriental panelling – which hosts parties that might include live piano sets or Seventies nights.Read more…