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One Aldwych
1 Aldwych
Covent Garden

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This privately owned luxury hotel has a fabulous reputation. Brilliant contemporary interiors, two buzzing restaurants, the happening Lobby Bar, thoughtful unpretentious service and a great location in Covent Garden, bang in the middle of London. Bedrooms have air-conditioning, TV/movie systems, CD players, private lines and wireless broadband internet access, televisions in the bathrooms and pure and natural bath products. Suites with private gyms, terrace or dining room. Fresh fruit and flowers delivered daily.

Dining: Axis and Indigo, two of London’s most fashionable restaurants – minutes from West End theatres and the opera, perfect for pre- or post-theatre supper and really hot for lunch. The Lobby Bar – buzzing, fun, chic.

Sports: Stunning 56ft/18m lap pool, sauna, steam, therapy treatments, large gym, personal trainers.

Additional features: Weekend films shown in luxurious Screening Room. 3 sleek meeting and private dining rooms. Award winning hotel florist.


Ratings/Awards: AA 5 Red Stars
RAC 5 Stars, Blue Ribbon
'Best Hotel in Europe', Leading Hotels of the World Commitment to Quality Awards - November 2003
Number of Rooms: 105
Number Ensuite: 105

Price per Room:

Double: 325
Single: 305
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Name: Axis / Indigo
Cuisine: Modern British / Modern European
Chef: Tony Fleming

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Credit Cards Accepted
Room Service
Disabled Access
Open All Year
Swimming Pool
TV in Rooms
Satellite TV
Conference/Business Facilities

Sample Menu:

Axis restaurant

Starters £9

smoked ham hock and english pea soup
crispy frog’s legs, garlic butter, parsley coulis
truffled egg and brioche, sautéed wild mushrooms (v)
welsh rarebit on toast, plum tomato salad (v)
worcestershire cured ham, Cornish salami and coppa,
pickled cherries, garlic toasts
(£4 supplement)
deep fried pig’s trotter, braised head, celeriac purée,
lentil jus

salads £8

marinated heritage tomato salad
with Laverstock mozzarella and basil (v)
warm salad of veal sweetbreads, sauce gribiche,
port and truffle jus
(£4 supplement)
endive salad, roast walnuts, blue cheese,
honey mustard dressing (v)(n)
baby gem lettuce, soft herbs, shallots, house dressing (v)

seafood £13

severn and wye smoked salmon, Russian salad
with crab, warm blinis
½ dozen colchester rock oysters, red wine
shallot vinegar
crab cocktail, watercress salad, crab bon-bons
seared scallops, sauce vierge with basil

Light Main courses £14

stilton and leek quiche, beetroot coleslaw,
baby leek vinaigrette (v)
fillet of bream en papillote, fennel, samphire, mixed salad
(£3 supplement)
salad of smoked chicken, grapes,
Somerset brie dressing, grilled leeks
and Jersey Royal crisps

main courses £19

medalions of pollock, pomme purée, baby leeks,
red wine jus
beer battered plaice, hand cut chips, marrowfat peas,
tartare sauce
whole grilled lemon sole, steamed potatoes,
shrimp and cucumber beurre noisette
(£4 supplement)
summer risotto with poached egg (v)
lemon and thyme roasted chicken,
creamed cabbage, chicken ravioli, roasting juices
braised beef bourguignon, smoked bacon,
red wine sauce
curried lamb shank, fragrant riz pilaf, sautéed spinach
calves liver and bacon , colcannon, onion jus
char grilled 35 day aged galloway rib-eye,
beef dripping chips, béarnaise, slow cooked tomatoes,
glazed mushrooms
(£5 supplement)

side orders £4

tomato salad green beans and shallots
french fries crushed charlotte potatoes
cauliflower cheese wilted spinach



Seared diver scallops
cardamom baby carrots, braised beef shin, Parmesan


Crab ravioli
tomato, cucumber and chive salad, smoked salmon foam


Salad of crispy duck (n)
plum sauce, pickled radish


Marinated beetroot and Golden Cross goat’s cheese
dandelion, truffle and honey dressing



Spiced mussel soup
coriander oil


Fennel and potato velouté
olives and lemon thyme



Thai rare beef salad (n)
crispy shallots, peanuts, mango, coriander and chilli

Seared yellowfin tuna
Szechuan pepper, pickled ginger, avocado, wasabi mayonnaise


Classic Caesar

poached egg

smoked anchovies

breast of chicken

Pasta & risotto

Tiger prawn linguine
cherry tomato, lime, chilli and basil

Aubergine risotto
rocket, Parmesan, lemon crème fraîche

Pea and pancetta rigatoni
lemon, broad beans and mint

Main Courses

Pan fried sea bream
broad bean purée, gnocchi and tomato casserole, mushroom boullion


Steamed Loch Duart salmon
spring vegetable and lobster minestrone


Sautéed fillets of lemon sole
razor clams, fresh peas, cos lettuce, truffled mash


Roast rump of Herdwick lamb
slow cooked shoulder with lavender, baby courgettes and fennel, chargrilled spring onions


Corn fed chicken breast
spring roll of leg and shiitake mushroom, carrot and ginger purée, star anise jus gras


Oriental braised beef short rib
sautéed Asian greens, oyster sauce and chilli


Grilled asparagus
soft polenta, poached duck egg


Chickpea pancakes (n)
red pepper tapenade, baby Mediterranean vegetables, saffron, orange and thyme dressing


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