Does anyone know how long the Chef’s Table usually lasts for Victoria and Albert’s. With EEMH starting the week we are there, I want to make sure that I don’t fall asleep on an expensive plate of food.
I haven’t personally checked that one off the list…but the reviews I’ve read say 4-5 hours…
We have never been able to book the chef’s table, but we dined in the Queen Victoria room in October 2017. Our reservation was for 6:00 PM, we left the restaurant at 11:30 PM. The whole experience was amazing!
Our timing was similar.
The website says “approximately 3 hours”. I believe @keithlovesbeerandwaf is the Liner who has done it most recently and will hopefully chime in. I will be able to tell you after January 27th
Is there more to it than the meal, because sitting at a table for 5 hours is about 3 hours too long to me!
It is a 10 course experience!! Worth every minute!!
As PP said, it’s a 10-course meal (with optional wine pairing). We were there with another couple, brother- and sister-in-law. We just relaxed and let ourselves be pampered. Honestly the time flew by.
We arrived at 530p and left after well after 10p… But that also included a break for fireworks at the dock. We took our time and ate slowly, but I’m sure they’d match your pace if you ate quickly.
I hadn’t even thought about the break for fireworks. great idea!
Fortunately, it was just before dessert, so it helped to have a digestion break, anyway. We ordered another round of drinks and went down about 30 min before they started, found seats, and enjoyed the show.
I forgot that you were able to do that. They weren’t concerned that you were going to dine and dash?
(Probably not, as you did secure the reservation with a credit card.)
Naw… it’s pretty easy to catch folks who already have eight courses in their bellies.
There was no way we’d leave before my wife got to have her magic coffee show.