The Capital Restaurant

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The Capital Restaurant
Restaurant information
City London
Country England

The Capital Restaurant was a restaurant located in the Capital Hotel in Knightsbridge, London, England. The restaurant was established in 1971 and earned a star from the Michelin Guide under chefs Richard Shepherd and Brian Turner.[1] Other notable chefs who have worked there include Gary Rhodes and Paul Merrett.[2]

Eric Chavot took over as executive chef in 1999;[3] the restaurant earned a two star rating from Michelin in 2001[4][5] and for most of the decade it was ranked by many among Britain's leading restaurants.[6][7][8]

Following the departure of Executive Chef Eric Chavot in 2009[9] the restaurant lost both stars.[10] By 2013 it had been replaced by a new restaurant, Outlaw's at The Capital, named for its chef, Nathan Outlaw.[11] Outlaw's at The Capital has one Michelin Star.


  1. ^ "Brian Turner", The Caterer, 21 September 2006.
  2. ^ Fay Maschler, "No place like Jerome's in The Capital", Evening Standard, 10 December 2009.
  3. ^ "New face at Capital Hotel", The Caterer, 1 April 1999.
  4. ^ "Indians and Pub Star in Red Guide", Sunday Business, 21 January 2001  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required).
  5. ^ "Full list of Michelin stars in Britain and Ireland". 24 January 2008. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  6. ^ "Weekend Pass", The Scotsman, 29 January 2006.
  7. ^ Alex Larman, "Brasserie Chavot", The Arbuturian, 16 January 2014.
  8. ^ Jane Lasky, "London's Capital Makes a Festive Holiday Retreat", Daily Herald, 17 December 17 2006  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required).
  9. ^ Kerstin Kühn, "Michelin-starred Eric Chavot to leave The Capital", The Caterer, 31 July 2009.
  10. ^ "The Capital SW3", 10 February 2010.
  11. ^ Matthew Norman, "Restaurant review: Outlaw's at the Capital, London", The Daily Telegraph, 20 February 2013.

Coordinates: 51°30′00″N 0°09′42″W / 51.5000°N 0.1616°W / 51.5000; -0.1616