Frequently Asked Questions – Marcus Restaurant

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

How many Michelin stars does Marcus have?

Marcus Restaurant has one Michelin star, sitting proudly as one of London’s best fine dining restaurants.


Who is the Head Chef?

Craig Johnston is the Head Chef of Marcus. He joined the team after winning Masterchef: The Professionals in 2017, starting as a senior chef de partie. Over the last four years, he has worked his way up to Head Chef.


What are your opening hours?

Marcus is open Tuesday-Saturday for lunch and dinner.

12pm-2:30pm for lunch
6pm-10pm for dinner

We are closed on Sundays and Mondays.


Where is Marcus Restaurant located?

Marcus is located in the five-star Berkeley Hotel, in Belgravia. Our closest Underground station is Hyde Park Corner, but we are also within walking distance (10-15 minutes) of Knightsbridge and Green Park.


How do I make a reservation?

The easiest way to make a reservation for Marcus is online, here. You can also call us on +44 (0)20 7235 1200, or email

For private dining enquiries, please email our Private Dining Co-Ordinator, Kitti Csabi, who will be able to assist.


Do you have a waiting list?

Yes, we operate a waiting list for all services. If your preferred date and time is unavailable, please submit a request via Sevenrooms and we will add you to our waiting list. We will get in touch should a table become available.


What is your cancellation policy?

We operate on a 24-hour cancellation policy for our main dining room. We ask for card details to secure your reservation, but no charges will be made unless you cancel or move your booking within 24 hours of the reservation.

For any cancellation within the 24-hour period, there is an automatic charge of £50 per person. To cancel your reservation, please use the cancellation link contained within the confirmation email or call us on 020 7235 1200.


Does Marcus Restaurant have a dress code?

Marcus doesn’t impose a formal dress code, but kindly asks no sportswear.


Does Marcus Restaurant sell gift vouchers?

Yes, PDF vouchers are available to purchase from our Gifts page. We also sell signed copies of Marcus’ cookbooks.


Are children allowed at Marcus Restaurant?

In the interests of all our guests, we are unable to accommodate babies and young children aged six and under.


Do you have parking facilities at The Berkeley?

The hotel offers valet parking for £9 an hour, or £55 a day. There is also metered parking around the hotel, or a NCP Car Park a 10-minute walk away.


Where can I go for a drink before or after my visit to Marcus?

Marcus doesn’t have a separate bar, but The Berkeley Hotel has a number of bars you can visit prior or after your visit to Marcus.

The Blue Bar, to the left of the lobby entrance, is open Wednesday-Saturday, 5pm-1am and operates on a walk-in basis only.

The Berkeley Bar & Terrace is open Monday-Saturday 11am-1am and Sunday 11am-12am and operates on a walk-in basis only.


Are you hiring?

We are always looking for passionate hospitality professionals to join our team. Please email your CV to



What menus do you offer at Marcus Restaurant?

We offer a la carte and tasting menus at Marcus Restaurant.

Our a la carte menu is available across every service, except Saturday evenings.

Our three-course Michelin-starred lunch menu is available across every lunch service, Tuesday-Saturday.

Our Michelin-starred tasting menus include either five or seven courses and are available across all services.

Do you offer halal options?

Our lamb comes from a halal supplier, and we recommend our guests enjoy our fish or vegetarian options.


Do you cater for dietary requirements?

Yes, with advance notice, we can accommodate a wide range of dietary requirements, including vegetarian, pescatarian, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and nut-free.

Please ensure you inform us of any dietary requirements at the time of booking or prior to your visit.


How long do the tasting menus at Marcus Restaurant take?

We usually suggest allowing for three hours for a tasting menu experience at Marcus.



Do you have private dining at Marcus?

Yes, we have two private dining spaces at Marcus. Our Chef’s Table offers a front-row seat to all the kitchen action, while our Private Dining Room is a completely private space off the main dining room.


How many people does your Chef’s Table sit?

We welcome reservations of 6-10 people at our Chef’s Table, considered one of London’s best private dining experiences.


How many people can fit in your private dining room?

Our London private dining room seats up to 16 guests.