WeHo’s Notable Hotel Food Scene
West Hollywood might be just 2 square miles in size, but it sits right in the heart of Los Angeles, quickly becoming known as one of the leading culinary centers of the world. Whether you are coming to visit from far away, or just taking a staycation, here are 14 of our favorite hotel restaurants in West Hollywood.
Bar 20 at Grafton on Sunset
Modern American comfort food is served up in the stylishly sultry guitar-inspired setting at The Grafton’s Bar 20. A locally sourced menu, hand crafted cocktails and top-notch California wines make this an easy choice for breakfast, lunch, dinner or happy hour.
Boxwood Restaurant at The London West Hollywood
Modern. Fresh. Classic. Clean. These are words used to describe The London, and Executive chef Anthony Keene’s carries that ethos into the culinary experience where he pairs classic British favorites with bright California flavors. Another unique dining option is The London Bar and Sitting Room where high tea is served on weekends and holidays.
Brunch: Sunday 11 am – 5 pm the menu changes monthly offers such surprises as Beef Wellington and Saddle of Sonoma Lamb
Happy Hour: Coming soon!
Cocktails: Try the Bond Girl
Cavatina at Sunset Marquis
A music industry staple, Cavatina is nestled amidst a lush al fresco setting located over a charming bridge traversing the koi pond. Sunday Brunch comes complete with carving, omelette, salad, cheese & dessert stations as well as delicious appetizers. Bottomless mimosas and a warm, inviting staff all make for a very luxurious Sunday Funday.
Brunch: Sunday 10 am to 2 pm, Alaskan Salmon Wellington
Cocktails: Bourbon Smash
Croft Alley at The Standard, Hollywood
Croft Alley (off of Melrose) has been a local fave for years, and the Sunset location at The Standard Hollywood offers guests 24/7 access to the go-to California dishes created by Chef Phuong Tran. His delicious take on local ingredients and clean local flavors are right at home in the laid-back California cool at The Standard. Although there is no official Brunch or Happy Hour program offered at this time, the extensive menu is available all day … and night.
Lunch: Cauliflower Grilled Cheese
Cocktails: The Cactus Crush is a crowd fave
Fits at Chamberlain West Hollywood
Led by Executive Chef Henry Tapia, Fits features New American cuisine with a menu comprised of small and shared plates. Chef Tapia offers a unique spin on local ingredients and flavors with influences of his Mexican heritage. The restaurant is exclusively available to hotel guests only.
Harriet’s at The 1 Hotel West Hollywood
This much-anticipated rooftop is the first from The h.wood Group. Designed by John Sofio, Built, Inc. the impressive space is perfect for a girl’s night out, first date or anytime you want to take in West Hollywood’s glittering skyline over Bar Director Justin Campbell’s mixology creations.
Cocktails and Bites: Harriet’s opens at 5 pm and takes reservations from 5-9 just in time to take in breathtaking sunsets from arguably the best view on the Sunset Strip. Try the Garden Party and Laughing Bird Shrimp Cocktail.
Lounge: When the clock strikes 9, Harriet’s turns into an upscale night lounge with bottle service availability
Kitchen 24 at Ramada Plaza West Hollywood
Located in the heart of West Hollywood’s urban village, Ramada’s onsite restaurant is local fave Kitchen 24. It’s unique take on classic American comfort food is available round-the-clock to hotel guests, both in-room and steps away on the lively K24 patio. The Disco Fries are not to be missed.
Brunch: Saturday till 3 pm Bottomless Brunch, offering Bloody Mary’s and Mimosa’s
Happy Hour: Sunday – Thursday 3 to 11 pm, Friday + Saturday 3 – 8 pm Chicken Stack
Cocktails: Kitchen Pink
Knoll at Le Parc Suite Hotel
Knoll prides itself on being an intimate, farm-to-fabulous bistro. The Executive Chef offers his spin on Southern California ingredients that guests can enjoy at the restaurant, on the newly-remodeled rooftop or like most of these featured restaurants … in the comfort of your hotel room.
Happy Hour: Daily from 5 – 7 pm
Cocktails: Mango Margarita
Mardi Restaurant at Palihouse West Hollywood
The al fresco courtyard and dining experience is reminiscent of a bespoke home-cooked California garden party. Seasonal large-format dishes are meant to be shared by the whole table and passed around family style.
Montrose West Hollywood
Timbre exudes a sexy, sophisticated vibe featuring Michelin-rated Executive Chef Bryan Achay. Bringing his 25+ years of global culinary experience to the table, his creations are exclusively available to hotel guests in the dining room or al fresco on the adjacent patio. Locals are invited to enjoy Tone or Tonic.
Breakfast: Buttermilk Pancakes
Happy Hour: Monday to Friday 3 – 5 pm the Manager hosts a Vinyl Hour at Tone with complimentary wine for hotel guests and their visitors
Cocktails: Full bar is available
The Private Rooftop at Petit Ermitage
The Private Rooftop at the fanciful wonderland of Petit Ermitage is exclusively available to hotel visitors and their guests. The globally inspired cuisine is explored by way of a clean California rustic approach to Italian, Japanese and Egyptian influences.
Brunch: Gypsy Brunch is a way of life here and is offered daily from 7 am to 6 pm. Lobster Toast
Cocktails: Try mescal-based specialties Ink and Dagger or the Blood Magic
Riot House Restaurant at Andaz West Hollywood
In sync with the property’s colorful rock ‘n’ roll heritage, The Riot House Restaurant surprises guests with Southern California inspired menus that change seasonally. The open kitchen concept gives you front row seats to the culinary hustle.
Tower Bar at Sunset Tower Hotel
The iconic Tower Bar is steeped in early Hollywood glamour from its rose-colored lighting to its discreet dining niches. Favorites such as Cobb Salad and Seared Sea Scallops are offered on the American Brasserie inspired menu.
Brunch: Saturday + Sunday 11 am – 3 pm; Sunday Brunch features live music
Cocktails: Sunset Bellini
Viale Dei Romani at La Peer Hotel
The art and design oasis known as La Peer Hotel features Viale Dei Romani, known for their spectacular crudos. Four-time James Beard nominated Executive Chef Casey Lane describes his restaurant as “seafood forward with an Italian ethos and the spice cabinet thrown at it.”
Brunch: Saturday + Sunday from 11 am – 2:30 pm; Truffled Soft Scrambled Toast
Happy Hour: Aperitivo á la Viale dei Romani is one of the most value-driven yet under-the-radar new happy hour deals in town. Have it poolside in a cabana for a truly LA moment.
Cocktails: Elderflower 75
What do you think? Did you find new faves on these menus? Let us know @visitweho and @vanitygirlhollywood. Oh and please note, things move pretty fast around here, so hours and offerings are subject to change.