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Gallery: Mahdavi has created a fantastical room setting that preserves Sketchs super-cool reputation.
Elle 2015

Gallery: Review of David Shrigley's ceramics.
Dezeen Magazine 2015

Lecture Room: The skill of Gagnaire's team is such that each section of the menu continually reawakens the palate. Amid the sensory riot, smooth service supplies a calm counterpoint....”
Time Out Guide 2013


Gallery: Why have less when you can have more? is the attitude at Sketch, Pierre Gagnaire's wonderfully OTT gastronomic playground for well-heeled scenesters... There's a proper sense of creativity to the menu... The wine list is imaginatively chosen, and service is sweet and switched-on. Ten years on, this is still a place with wow factor.”
Time Out Guide 2013


Lecture Room: Assaulting the senses, confounding the expectations, has always been what the multifaceted sketch is about...”
The Good Food Guide 2013


Lecture Room: ...Extraordinary: visually-stunning assemblages of flavour and texture, with a generous side order of theatre along the way”
AA - The Restaurant Guide 2013


Gallery: Look down at your feet to catch Creeds Work No. 1347, a zigzagging pattern of 96 different types of marble”
FT Weekend Magazine 2012


Gallery: Continuing his creative diversification, Martin Creed is transforming the Mayfair interior into a riot of stripes, block colour and mismatch furnishings
Harpers Bazaar 2012


Gallery: We cant wait to see Creeds floor design
Living Etc 2012


Gallery: A restaurant and design exhibition rolled into one
Elle Deco 2012


Gallery: Art obsessed foodies, take note
New York Times Style magazine 2012


Gallery: This is a very human place, its not alienating
Independent 2012


Gallery: Its hard not to be won over by the wit and energy of Creeds creation not to mention the detail and craftsmanship in the flooring, and the burst of colour that brings the whole project together
Wallpaper 2012


Gallery: This space will make you look at the stuff you surround yourself with in an entirely new way
Sunday Times Style Magazine 2012


Lecture Room: "Pierre Gagnaire's astonishing food isn't the only talking point at this stylish celebration of art and luxury. The service is immaculately mannered and the room itself has the power to wow..."

Gallery: "A footloose and unfettered trip around the world in gloriously ostentatious surroundings."

Parlour: "Superstar Chef Pierre Gagnaire's creative touch is evident in dishes such as the club sandwich"
Time Out London 2012 (Hand picked as Time Out's Hot 50)


Lecture Room: "Each course, designed by Pierre Gagnaire and cooked by Jean-Denis le Bras, is a multiple play on ideas and ingredients... indulgence is indeed, highly likely."
Good Food Guide 2012


Lecture Room: "The menu bares the stamp of Pierre Gagnaire’s inventive flare. Delivering a range of visually stunning and technically brilliant dishes that hit the mark with remarkable flavours and textures"
AA Restaurant Guide 2012, Awarded 3 Rosettes for the Gallery, Awarded 5 Rosettes for the Lecture Room


Lecture Room: "Fabulous, opulent claret-coloured décor to marvel at (rated London’s No. 1) sets a beautiful stage  at this masterpiece in a Mayfair town house. A magical experience for the palate as well as the eyes, brought to the table by staff who treat everyone like a VIP."

Gallery: "Impress guests and pen sketch into your diary, a hip, surreal and magical restaurant."
Zagat Guide 2012


Lecture Room: "Delivering a range of modern French dishes that are visually stunning, technically brilliant, and hit the mark with their remarkable flavours and textures."

Gallery: "Uber fashionable brasserie with modern cooking."
AA Restaurant Guide 2011, Awarded 3 Rosettes for the Gallery, Awarded 5 Rosettes for the Lecture Room


"Sketch has the most explosive design of any restaurant in London."
Good Food Guide 2011


"Dining in this luxe, avant-garde Mayfair mansion is a somewhat surreal experience... Pierre Gagnaire's modern European menu is outstanding."
Zagat Guide 2011


"If you have a foodie bone in your body, you have to visit this palatial dining room (complete with royal service) serving Modern Euro fare."
Zagat Guide 2010


"...the Lecture Room & Library multiplies the trappings of fabulousness, creating a singular experience during which guests will want for nothing..."
The Good Food Guide 2010


"It is modern French cooking at it's best."
AA Restaurant Guide 2010


"...dishes that dazzle with their technical proficiency, hit the mark with their remarkable flavours and textures and delight with their eye-ctching presentations."
AA Restaurant Guide 2010


"French super chef Pierre Gagnaire oversees the menu, which includes simple hearty dishes such as macaroni cheese, as well as quirky, high-concept dishes that salute the haute cuisine served upstairs."
Time Out Eating & Drinking Guide 2010


"No matter what you're wearing, you'll probably feel some the glamour rubbing off."
Time Out Eating & Drinking Guide 2010


"Dishes bear the unmistakable creative genius of consultant Pierre Gagnaire’s distinctive culinary style, exciting, innovative and technically superb. The very best quality fresh produce is transformed into an enormous range of textures and flavours, ensuring a surprise at each turn. It’s complex and deeply French, with dishes combining many elements…"
AA Restaurant Guide 2009, Awarded 5 Rosettes


"The interior design remains utterly unique, a sumptuous pleasure palace of padded white leather walls…theatricality is all part of the appeal of a restaurant that aims to offer event dining rather than everyday eating..."
The Good Food Guide UK 2009


"…it’s stunning. The décor is jaw-doppingly ambitious, with comfort and ambience combing effortlessly with beauty and art…you are unlikely to find better French food outside France."
GQ Restaurant Guide 2009


"…this whimsical, enchanting Modern European in Mayfair is like going first-class on a surreal ocean liner…highly quirky cuisine obviously master minded by a genius."
Zagat London Restaurants 2009


"The culinary mainspring is Pierre Gagnaire and his food is truly cutting-edge stuff."
Charles Campion’s London Restaurant Guide 2009


"Theatrical, quirky and fabulously indulgent …service was a memorable, well orchestrated, faultless performance…"
Time Out London Eating and Drinking Guide 2009


"…the opulent and extravagant décor is matched by the theatricality of the Gagnaire dining experience."
Restaurant Magazine Top 100 UK Restaurants 2008 Awards (voted 29th top restaurant in the UK)


"Well-deserved Michelin star for this sensational venture. Extraordinary interiors; unusual, delicious cooking."
Sandrae Lawrence, Where London, June 2008


"Fashion and media locals love the sexy room with its dark colours and secret corners."
Jennifer Sharp, Hedge Magazine, June 2008


"…this place has bags of atmosphere and well cooked, sophisticated food…think Michelin style, very complex French food with confident presentation…at the basis of everything is a respect for quality ingredients."
Charles Campion, Evening Standard 21 July 2008


"There’s something about the atmosphere at the Gallery that makes you feel like you’re at some kind of party."
Steven Short, Fabric Magazine, September 2008


"Sketch is a creative cornucopia of delightful design, stunning style, decadent drinks and fabulous food…it has won countless awards both at home and internationally for the exhilarating level its cuisine, service and décor continually reaches. If you want to impress, this is without a doubt the place to do it."
Style Guide London, September 2008


"Stunning venue, combining art and food, creating an experience of true sensory stimulation. Vibrant dining options: Lecture Room or Library. Highly original, complex cooking."
sketch Lecture Room And Library - Michelin Guide 2007, Awarded 1 star


"Supporters laud the creative and beautiful pastries and great atmosphere of this lovely café and lunch spot."
sketch Parlour - Hardens London Restaurant Guide 2007


"Those hankering after a piece of the Pierre Gagnaire action…have a more gently priced option within this shrine to aesthetic gastronomy…the restless exuberance of the cooking style makes its own statement."
sketch Gallery – The Good Food Guide 2007


"Glade isn’t any old woodland clearing. Part of work-of-art-cum-gastro-complex Sketch, it involves sunset-shaded walls studded with Swarovski crystals, designer light-fittings hewn from tree branches, and beautiful wooden tables. And don’t go expecting a rustic picnic; you’ll find some decidedly stylish bites."
sketch Glade – The Square Meal Guide 2007


"The Lecture Room and Library is the ultimate fine diner in the Sketch gastro complex and it’s where French master chef Pierre Gagnaire and head chef Pascal Sanchez go all out to show the world what they are made of. At the top for food, meals here are a sensual voyage of discovery."
sketch Lecture Room and Library – The Square Meal Guide 2007
awarded 2 stars


"This is generally the sort of food I would run naked to avoid. But on the plate, some of it was innovatively, ululatingly sublime... a bewildering variety of dishes that looked supremely elegant"
Adrian Anthony Gill – 1954 – 2016 – Couragous in every way