The City - Eating & Drinking
Entwined in history
As you might imagine, some of London's finest restaurants and bars are based in the City of London, it's a great place to dine in style. The variety of food available is mind boggling. There is plenty to choose from to suit any kind of budget at any time of day or night! All the usual chain stores are dotted about on every street corner such as Starbucks, Pret A Manger, Dominos Pizza, Wagamama, Pizza Express, Costa Coffee, Apostrophe and the list goes on... The best curry outside of India can be found on Brick Lane. Here is a selection of some of the notable places to eat and drink in the City of London:
The Vintry: Abchurch Yard, London EC4N 7BA
Website: www.vintryec4.co.uk, Telephone: 020 7280 9610
Modern pub in former office block with a well-stocked wine cellar and a bar made out of wine boxes.
Jamie's Italian: 38 Threadneedle Street, London EC2R 8AY
Website: www.jamieoliver.com, Telehpone: 020 3005 9445
Italian Restaurant: Celebrity chef's relaxed chain Italian with rustic menu and antipasti bar.
Burger and Lobster: 1 Bread Street, London EC4M 9BE
Website: www.burgerandlobster.com, Telehpone: 020 7248 1789
Hamburger Restaurant: Burgers, whole lobster or lobster rolls with chips and salad for set price in American-style diner.
The Breakfast Club: 12-16 Artillery Lane, London E1 7LS
Website: www.thebreakfastclubcafes.com, Telehpone: 020 7078 9633
English and American breakfasts, plus comfort foods and burgers in cheerful, quirky surrounds.
Poppies Fish & Chips, Spitalfields: 6-8 Hanbury Street, London E1 6QR
Website: www.poppiesfishandchips.co.uk, Telehpone: 020 7247 0892
Traditional fish-and-chip shop decorated with 1950s memorabilia, offering table service or takeaway.
SUSHISAMBA London, Heron Tower, Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AY
Website: www.sushisamba.com, Telehpone: 020 3640 7330
Japanese-Brazilian-Peruvian sushi in cool design setting with 38th-floor Heron Tower views.
The Gable, 25 Moorgate London EC2R 6AR
Website: www.thegable.co.uk, Telehpone: 020 7330 0950
Modern design touches like wicker walls and internal windows combined with traditional pub stylings.
The Anthologist, 58 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7BB
Website: www.theanthologistbar.co.uk, Telehpone: 0845 468 0101
Modern, open-plan restaurant and deli with bar and lounges for classic or 'skinny' cocktails
The Blackfriar, 174 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4EG
Website: www.nicholsonspubs.co.uk, Telehpone: 020 7236 5474
Traditional pub with Henry Poole's Art Nouveau reliefs reflecting the friary that once stood there.
The Last, Athene Place, 73 Shoe Ln, London EC4A 3BQ
Website: www.thelastbar.co.uk, Telehpone: 020 7583 8602
Stylish, industrial-chic decor bar offering all-day menu of pub fare, wine list, cocktails.