Hotels in Knightsbridge

The Capital
22-24 Basil Street

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Opened 1971, the Capital is a privately owned, 49 roomed five star townhouse hotel in London's Knightsbridge, just yards from Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Sloane Street and Hyde Park with easy access to the West End. The rooms are comfortable and charming, furnished with antiques and the finest linen they provide a taste of English living. The staff are welcoming and friendly, many have worked at the hotel for years and have got to know the regulars well. The intimate two Michelin star restaurant offers the finest food and drink. Two private rooms seating 12 and 24 are available for hire for business meetings or special occasions, breakfast, lunch or dinner. Member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World..

WIFI wireless internet connection available throughout the hotel.


Ratings/Awards: 5 Star
Number of Rooms: 49
Number Ensuite: 49
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Name: The Capital Restaurant
Cuisine: French
Chef: Eric Chavot
Awards: 2 Michelin Stars
Voted "Best Hotel for Food" in the UK by Condé Nast Traveller, Gold List 2006

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Sample Menu:


Seared tiger prawns, scallops and calamari with prawn toast

Assiette "Landaise"

Seared langoustines and aioli potatoes, deep fried chorizo

Mille-feuille of veal sweetbread, field mushrooms and potato gnocchi

Crab lasagna with langoustine cappuccino

Pan-fried foie gras "Exotic"

Warm goat cheese with truffle dressing


Main Courses

Roast John Dory with garniture "Barigoule" and Diable jus

Roasted sea bass, with cep purée and tagliatelli

Fillet of turbot, truffle gnocchi and mushroom ravioli

Roasted lobster with shellfish consommé

Roasted veal cutlet, potato gnocchi, girolles and spinach fricassée

Saddle of rabbit "Provençale", white coco beans, deep fried calamari and tomato risotto

Pot-roast pigeon, potato and bacon galette with mushrooms and truffle jus

Rack of lamb with "Cassoulet Tarbais", thyme jus

2 courses £ 48.00
3 courses £ 55.00

Le plateau du fromager



Roasted fig in mulled wine, homemade yoghurt and churros

Roasted spice pear, french toast and yoghurt sorbet

Peanut and milk chocolate "moelleux", with warm mandarin sponge

"Gâteau Manjari" with baileys ice-cream

Iced coffee parfait, hot chocolate fondant

Apple and cranberry crumble

Pineapple and basil

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