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About Pollen Street Social

Pollen Street Social opened in April 2011, and was awarded a Michelin star within just six months , alongside 5 AA Rosettes and no.4 in The Good Food Guide’s best UK restaurants. The restaurant delivers an informal and social setting, where the surroundings are as vibrant as the food.

Pollen Street Social Restaurant

Team

Pollen Street Social was opened by Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton and is run by Jason and Head Chef Dale Bainbridge. The front of house team is managed by Benjamin Heuls and includes sommelier Agnieszka Swiecka.

Pollen Street Social Team

Menus

We’re only as good as our ingredients. That’s why at Pollen Street Social we nurture long-term relationships with suppliers from across Britain to get the best produce, from Colchester crab to Buccleuch beef.

Crab starter at Pollen Street Social

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Pollen Street Social is casual and customer-orientated in its attitudes – a contemporary bistro offering relaxed and informal fine dining. Pollen Street Social houses a restaurant, bar, dessert bar and private dining room

Private Dining

Private Dining

PRIVATE DINING ROOM: The restaurant’s private dining room doubles up as a sommelier’s room, with built-in spittoons for tastings as well as views through to the development kitchen. Capacity: up to 12 guests

EXCLUSIVE HIRE: Pollen Street Social is available for exclusive hire of the restaurant and bar, beginning with drinks and canapés in the bar, before moving through to the restaurant. Capacity: up to 70 guests

OUTSIDE CATERING: We also offer off-site catering for those who wish to recreate the Pollen Street Social experience at a location of their choice.

If you would like to discuss an event or make a booking, please contact Meg Jackson: +44 20 3870 8674 or meganjackson@thesocialcompany.co.uk quoting ‘Pollen Street Social Events’. To view events spaces across The Social Company, view The Social Company Events Brochure.

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Reservations

Reservations

Opening hours Monday – Saturday Lunch 12pm – 2.30pm, Dinner 6pm – 10.30pm Bar open all day from 12.00pm – 12am Our reservations lines are open 9am – 7pm, Monday – Friday, and 9am – 6pm on Saturday. For general reservations, you can either contact our team on +44 20 7290 7600 or: reservations@pollenstreetsocial.com or book online for up to 6 guests. Please note, last orders at lunch for the tasting menu are at 2.30pm. If your reservation is at this time and you wish to have the tasting menu please make us aware either prior to your arrival or as soon as you sit down at your table. To reserve a table of 7 or more, please contact our reservations team directly. Please note we require credit card details to secure bookings of 4 or more in the restaurant. Cancellations for tables of 4 or more guests will need to be made by emailing: reservations@pollenstreetsocial.com with at least 24 hours notice; otherwise a fee of £40 per person will be applicable. Read our cancellation policy We do hope you understand that we do not allow any food (this includes celebratory cakes or dessert) and beverage to be taken into the restaurant for health and safety reasons.


News

News

June

Social Sunday 2019 with Tom Brown and Pierre Koffmann


On Sunday 9th July, join us for Social Sunday 2019.

The Social Company’s annual lunch sees the UK’s best chef’s team up to cook a one-off tasting menu in aid of Hospitality Action. Jason Atherton is Principal Patron of this charity which supports people in need within the hospitality industry.

This year Jason and Dale Bainbridge will be joined by one of the UK’s most exciting young chef’s, Tom Brown, and the legendary 3 Michelin-starred chef Pierre Koffmann.

The Social Sunday tasting menu features dishes from each of the chefs including ‘Roast cod, curry sauce and crispy potatoes’ and ‘Pavlova with Cornish strawberries and elderflower’  by Tom Brown. Pierre Koffmann will present his ‘Prune and Armagnac ice cream’.

The menu is priced at £200pp and includes matching wines.

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Buy a Social Sunday ticket: email or call our reservations team.

 

Social Sunday 2019 with Tom Brown and Pierre Koffmann

April

Private Dining & Events


Pollen Street Social offers a beautiful private dining room which seats 12, perfect for business lunches or dinner parties. In addition, you can exclusively hire the whole bar and restaurant for larger corporate parties, networking events or even weddings.

View our Private Dining & Events Information


March

Vegan & Vegetarian Menus


Pollen Street Social offers beautiful vegan and vegetarian tasting menus, alongside its tasting and a la carte menus.

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View Vegetarian Menu

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Team

Team

Pollen Street Social's Head Chef Dale Bainbridge

DALE BAINBRIDGE

Head Chef

Dale began his career at the Dakota Nottingham Hotel under its Chef Director Roy Brett. After spending a year at Macdonald Linden Hall Golf & Country Club, Northumberland, he moved to Crathorne Hall Hotel in North Yorkshire, a recipient of four stars from the AA and recognised as one of the top 200 hotels in the UK. He then went to work for award-winning chef Richard Corrigan at his eponymous Corrigan’s Mayfair restaurant. Dale joined Pollen Street Social as sous chef in 2013 and worked his way up to head chef in 2015.

Chef Patron, Jason Atherton

JASON ATHERTON

Chef Patron

Jason Atherton started out working alongside great chefs including Pierre Koffmann, Marco Pierre White, Nico Ladenis and Ferran Adria at el Bulli, before joining the Gordon Ramsay Holdings in 2001 and launching ‘Maze’, first in London and then another five globally. Jason opened ‘Pollen Street Social’ in April 2011 and now runs 16 restaurants internationally. Jason is married to Irha Atherton who works alongside him as co-director at The Social Company. Irha also runs the head office in Soho, London.

AGNIESZKA SWIECKA

AGNIESZKA SWIECKA

Head Sommelier

Originally from Poland, Agnieszka initially worked in finance for Deutsche Bank, before she followed her love of wine and began training to be a sommelier. She moved to London in 2008 and learned her craft whilst working for a number of different wine bars and restaurants, including El Vino, Tamarai and Wyndham Grand Hotel. She joined Pollen Street Social as junior sommelier in 2012, promoted to head sommelier in 2016.

Contact

Contact

Opening hours
Monday - Saturday
Lunch 12pm - 2:30pm,
Dinner 6pm - 10:30pm
Bar open all day from 12.00pm – 12am

Reservations
Please contact +44 20 7290 7600 or
reservations@pollenstreetsocial.com

ADDRESS
8-10 Pollen Street, Mayfair, London W1S 1NQ
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PRESS & MARKETING
Please contact our PR agency Sauce on +44 20 8600 3608 or
socialcompany@saucecommunications.com

For Marketing enquiries please contact Emily at
emily@thesocialcompany.co.uk

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