Our Anniversary

Join Our Celebration

This year marks 55 years since Daphne's was founded by theatre agent Daphne Rye in 1964 - the woman who famously discovered Richard Burton. Throughout the next twelve months we will be celebrating the occasion with special events and additions to our menus, starting with a special anniversary cocktail, 55 Years Young.

Keep an eye on this page for further celebratory news and events.

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Our History

1964 - 2019

Founded in 1964 by theatre agent Daphne Rye – the woman who famously discovered Richard Burton – this London institution has long been a favourite amongst the residents of Chelsea, as well as visitors from further afield. An Italian restaurant at core, its seasonal country cooking, sourced with great attention to detail, is justly famed around the world.

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