Cuisine: A La Carte, Multi-cuisine, Vegan
Price Point: Mains from £20-£40

Calling all the glamorous queens out there! Being extra isn’t limited to the evening hours; now you can get your glad rags out a whole lot earlier.

Introducing a drag-inspired afternoon tea at The Perception at W, a glittering, extravagant experience with plenty of sass in the centre of Soho. Based on the electric world of drag, be wowed by the colourful and quirky offering inspired by a drag queen’s make-up box.

Presented in a sparkling cosmetics case, lose yourself in the multi-layered offering of visually stunning, tasty morsels. But before pudding, there’s some important business to deal with; sandwiches. Indulge in classic combinations like roast beef and horseradish and smoked salmon and cream cheese. Not a sandwich fan?

Still, a world of delight awaits. Sink your teeth into Glitter Ball, white chocolate-coated lemon and blueberry cake-pop, indulge in the chocolate and vanilla Red Velvet roll whilst applying finishing touches of Bronze Up, a decadent layering of crunchy, creamy Oreo cheesecake.

There are numerous champagnes to choose from, as well as some expertly mixed (and insta-worthy) cocktails from the fresh and herbaceous new Winter menu!

Please note: Our electric Afternoon Tease Sunday show featuring the magnetic Globe Girls will resume in 2020. More dates to be released soon, watch this space!

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The Perception
10 Wardour Street
Leicester Square
London W1D 6QF

Open Hours:
Mon - Fri: 6.30am till late
Sat - Sun: 7am till late

Phone: 02077 581060
Website: www.theperceptionbar.com

Sample Menu *may not be current

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The Perception
Cuisine: A La Carte, Multi-cuisine, Vegan
Mains: £20-£40

Reviews

We had a warm welcome and a really sweet attention during our dinner from Soraia our waitress for the evening,she explained all our course ingredient and the story behind every each preparation...was delightful

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Great service however the food was very average

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The service was great from start to finish. The food was good, but not extraordinary.

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Michelle Ho

As we went for lunch, the menu is more limited but there is still enough to choose from. I enjoyed my octopus salad, and the veggie beetroot spring roll was also quite nice.

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Kirsten Rapp

The food was a bit strange . It all sounded great on paper but the food did not match our expectations .The semi frozen chicken liver starter with cereals out of a cornflakes box sounded adventurous but it just didnt work and also the oxtail soup left us uninspired . The two mains were better and the desserts alright . All in all, it was a bit presumptuous and not tasty enough.

The service was great - our waiter was very attentive and just lovely - it was my partner's birthday and we were given a lovely birthday cake and 3 small cocktails for no additional costs -
Very caring!

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Díana Bermudez

Situated on the first floor of the W hotel right on the corner of Leicester Square, we had high hopes for this interesting looking 5 course menu designed by Ben Murphy.

The beetroot and oxtail served in a broth was probably the highlight of the night for me. A very small serving but lovely flavour & texture combinations.

The Venison and parsnip purée, again a tiny serving, was very nice - especially the creaminess of the purée - though it was literally a teaspoon serving.

The rest of the courses were well presented and fun - the second course came with a side serving of granola in a small cereal box - unfortunately they all lacked in depth of flavour & the liver was still frozen.

We were served by several staff some who were attentive and friendly but others who really lacked customer service skills.

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Sundeep Govind

Had the new tasting menu, all seven courses tasted incredible and presented impeccablely.

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Diana Muresan

It's all about visuals with this place and quality. Highly recommended if you want to be looked after by professionals and enjoy a good meal. Lovely bar area as well as they sometime have a DJ in the evenings.

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Excellent service, good food and great location.

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Eliza Hovey

Such yummy vegan food. Creative, beautiful flavours and textures and great service!

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Vladimir Krupnov

Excellent service and great thai beer. OK food.

Starters(Positive):

Summer rolls - good starter, nothing outstanding but felt healthy and tasty.

Cauliflower popcorn - interesting combo, was pretty good. Enjoyed it.

Mains(Negative):

Fried tofu with rice - OK, but couldn’t finish it because of oil - started to feel sick.

Gnocci - simply not tasty, so oily that maid them uneatable. Literally pieces flowing in the bowl of oil.

Verdict: I recommend visiting the restaurant and ordering 3-4 starters(for two), with 1-2 drinks. Keep in mind that a glass of wine costs there 8£, a bottle of beer 6£.

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David Stratton

Excellent service and surprisingly large portion sizes. Would recommend.

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Honor Beckford

Lovely service and the food was good would recommend the popcorn cauliflower and the tofu for mains!

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Great atmosphere, attentive staff and tasty vegan food! Would go again!

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Meneka Gooneratne

The food was great and the staff were very friendly and helpful

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The service was excellent. They have a vegan menu at present which we hadn't realised, the starters were good but the mains weren't the best.

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Ray Evans

Vibrant ambience which matched clientele and added to the casual, non-stuffy, fine-dining experience. We could not decide between such interesting, vegan dishes and were all very hungry - so we tried all five starters, five mains and three desserts. We were very glad we did as everything was equally delicious, each very different. The food was outstanding even for the two confirmed meat eaters! One member of staff enthusiastically described the chef’s concept of vegan food to us. We would all like to return.

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We had a warm welcome and a really sweet attention during our dinner from Soraia our waitress for the evening,she explained all our course ingredient and the story behind every each preparation...was delightful

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Brilliant food in an amazing venue. The service was great also.

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Incredible dining experience at the Perception. Unique fusion of cuisines and tastes. Definitely a must try for vegans and non-vegans!

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Tessa Blizard

Great food and lovely venue!

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Tuesday Jones

Fantastic view! Fantastic service! Fantastic venue! And all at a fantastic price

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