19 people have booked this hotel in the last 4 hours

L’Espalier | Boston Restaurants | Boston Restaurant Guide

Boston Accommodations | Boston Hotels
L’Espalier | Boston Restaurants | Boston Restaurant Guide
L’Espalier
30 Gloucester Street
 | 
Boston
MA
 
02115
 | 
617.262.3023

L’Espalier is often credited with being the first independently owned restaurant to bring haute cuisine to Boston, and doing so with a trailblazing commitment to using local, fresh ingredients from New England. Located on Boylston Street when it opened in 1978, L’Espalier moved to a historic Back Bay townhouse in 1982, only to return to Boylston Street in 2008 where it currently resides adjacent to the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.

Under Chef, Proprietor, Author and now Farmer Frank McClelland’s stewardship, L’Espalier has consistently been rated at the top of national and local best restaurant lists (Zagat, Boston Magazine, Frommer’s Travel Guide, Wine Spectator, among them). The restaurant has received numerous accolades including the "Distinguished Restaurant Award" from Mimi Sheraton, as well as being the first New England restaurant to receive four stars from The Boston Globe food critic, Alison Arnett. In 1996, Nation’s Restaurant News bestowed L’Espalier with its highest honor, inducting the restaurant into its “Fine Dining Hall of Fame.”  L'Espalier is the only independent restaurant in New England to receive eleven consecutive AAA Five Diamond Awards (the only Boston restaurant with this distinction) and also has earned twelve consecutive Mobil (now Forbes) Four-Star awards.  

In response to these many accolades Chef McClelland would demur and shift the focus to the longevity and loyalty of his employees, some of whom have been part of his team for more than three decades.

In the heart of fashionable Back Bay, adjacent to the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on Boylston Street, one block from the Hynes Convention Center, Prudential Center and Copley Place. L'Espalier is walking distance to Symphony Hall, Berklee Performance Center and major colleges and universities.

About The Boston Park Plaza - A Boston Hotel:
Boston Park Plaza Hotel is part of the rich history that defines Boston as one of the most beautiful cities in America and a top travel destination. This Boston Hotel is located in Back Bay, one of the most beautiful areas of the City – just yards from Boston Common, America’s oldest Public Park.

This luxury Boston Hotel conveys class and elegance throughout its exceptional Concierge and Guest Services, 1,054 finely-appointed Guest Rooms and Guest Suites, premier Dining with 8 on-site Restaurants including Melting Pot and the Statler’s Lounge. Other Guest Services include a 24-hour Fitness Center, 24-hour Business Center, and 65,000 square-feet of exceptional Boston Meeting Space.

When you visit Boston, choose Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers - A Boston Hotel located close to Boston Back Bay, Boston Common Park and Things to do in Boston; Check Rates, Make Reservations or call toll free: 800.225.2008.

Visit our Boston Travel Blog >

Take a Tour of our Boston Hotel and Things to do in Boston >

Boston Hotel Location | Boston Map