City Restaurants

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City slickers with their expense accounts are certainly spoilt for choice. The best restaurants in The City exude style, sophistication and dribbingly delicious concoctions. Whilst the perception of restaurants in the area tends to be that they are ludicrously expensive this is not in fact the case. The best restaurants in The City offer great views, top notch cooking and a range of interiors that are equally suited to business meetings or romantic meals for two.

Don't forget to check out our recommended list of City bars too.
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41 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0PS
(020) 7300 0041

Comprising thirty luxurious rooms and suites, exceptional levels of comfort, personal butler, 24 hour room service and staff who outnumber guests two-to-one, this five-star intimate private hideaway in the heart of London is the epitome of luxurious style.

  • An exquisite hidden gem overlooking the Royal Mews
  • A few minutes walk from Victoria station
  • 'Plunder the Pantry' complimentary treats for guests
  • Two staff to every guest and 24 hour butler service
  • Located opposite Buckingham Palace & the Royal Mews

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1 Lombard Street Brasserie

#1525

1 Lombard Street is another one of these excellent restaurants converted from the buildings of forgotten banks in the City.

1 Lombard Street, The City, London, EC3V 9AA
(020) 7929 6611

Angler Restaurant


Angler Restaurant is a destination restaurant offering a menu of British dishes complemented by an extensive wine list. Found on the seventh floor, Angler Restaurant also features a rooftop terrace. Located on the top of the hotel, Angler Restaurant boasts stunning views.

South Place Hotel, Seventh Floor, 3 South Place, The City, London, EC2M 2AF
(020) 3215 1260
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Barbecoa

Barbecoa

#449

One New Change, St Paul's, London, EC4M 9AG
(020) 3005 8555

Barbecoa is brought to you by Jamie Oliver and, like its sister venue Barbecoa Piccadilly, the venue offers a variety of dishes that are based on fire-based cooking techniques, made using fresh and seasonal produce.

Bishopsgate Kitchen

#2635

Bishopsgate Kitchen offers a rustic European menu serving dishes such as chorizo scotched quails eggs, marinated artichoke hearts and mint and roast vegetable couscous. A full English breakfast is also available daily.

Brushfield Street, City, London, E1 6AN
(020) 7247 3802
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Boisdale of Bishopsgate

Boisdale of Bishopsgate

#3559

Swedeland Court, 202 Bishopsgate, The City, London, EC2M 4NR
(020) 7283 1763

Located in the heart of The City, Boisdale of Bishopsgate offers formal atmospheric dining in impressive surroundings.

Brasserie Blanc

#2298

Raymond Blanc opens his first London restaurant, Brasserie Blanc on Threadneedle Street. A variety of French starters, mains and desserts are served within stylish surroundings.

60 Threadneedle Street, Bank, London, EC2R 8HP
(020) 7710 9440

Cinnamon Kitchen

#782

From the people behind Westminster's highly successful Cinnamon Club comes Cinnamon Kitchen, which offers a more informal dining experience than its sister venue without compromising on service or quality.

9 Devonshire Square, The City, London, EC2M 4YL
(020) 3281 7621

Coq d'Argent

#1244

Coq d'Argent is one of the capital's restaurants with the most impressive views thanks to its roof terrace across the way from the Bank of England.

No 1 Poultry, The City, London, EC2R 8EJ
(020) 7395 5000

Counting House

#2307

The Counting House offers comfort food to City workers on Cornhill.

50 Cornhill, The City, London, EC3V 3PD
(020) 7283 7123
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The Happenstance

The Happenstance


10 Paternoster Square, City, London, EC4M 7DX
(020) 7618 9520

The Happenstance bar and restaurant has a great choice of world wines, killer cocktails, beers and spirits. There is also a seasonal food menu made using locally sourced produce.

Hawksmoor Spitalfields

#87

Chef Jason Wallace heads up the kitchen of Hawksmoor with a menu which includes Longhorn cattle steaks cooked on a real charcoal grill.

157a Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London, E1 6BJ
(020) 7426 4850

Le Relais de Venise L'Entrecote

#3806

You know what to expect when you arrive, the steak and the portions are always of the same quality and there’s no surprise when the bill appears. This one has excellence written all over it.

5 Throgmorton Street, The City, London, EC2N 2AD
(020) 7638 6325

Madison

#3821

With spectacular views into the bell tower of St Paul's Cathedral and a select offering of meat and fish dishes, this rooftop restaurant and bar impresses.

One New Change, 1 New Change, The City, London, EC4M 9AF
(020) 8305 3088

Miyako

#3840

One of London’s hidden gems, Miyako offers a tantalising menu of sashimi and sushi.

Andaz London, 40 Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street, London, EC2M 7QN
(020) 7618 7100

Northbank Restaurant and Bar


With spectacular riverside settings near the Tate Modern, Northbank is a popular destination for city-goers as well as tourists.

Millennium Bridge, One Paul's Walk, The City, London, EC4V 3QH
(020) 7329 9299

Ortega Leadenhall

#3035

Serving up decent enough tapas that is reassuringly grease-free, Ortega’s enviable location and hugely welcoming atmosphere really make it worth a visit.

27 Leadenhall Market, Leadenhall, London, EC3V 1LR
(020) 7623 1818
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The Refinery

The Refinery


12 New Street Square, City, London, EC4A 3BF
(020) 7842 0750

The Refinery on New Street Square is a stylish restaurant, bar and terrace. Expect a varied cocktail list offering a selection of both classic and signature choices.

The Refinery offers a seasonal, all-day dining menu with dishes including crispy duck flatbread; Thai coconut curry; and sirloin steak sandwich.

Restaurant Sauterelle

#3724

Sauterelle is a great choice if you’re looking to impress in The City, whether it be a date, a client or a group of friends.

The Royal Exchange, Bank, London, EC3V 3LR
(020) 7618 2483
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Sargeant’s Mess

Sargeant’s Mess


Tower of London, The Wharf, St Katharine's & Wapping, London, EC3N 4AB
(020) 3166 6949

Sargeant's Mess is a diner and café situated at the Tower of London serving an all-day British menu. A modern and comfortable restaurant, guests can relax and soak in views of the river Thames and the Tower of London.

With a beautiful terrace on the Thames, guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner tucked under the historic walls inside or out, whatever the weather.

Silk and Grain

#1639

Silk and Grain is an innovative restaurant and cocktail bar in the City. Found on the first floor, expect a selection of dry-aged steaks as well as British inspired meals. In the bar area of Silk and Grain, an exciting choice of signature, aged and conditioned cocktails are offered. A grazing menu is also available.

33 Cornhill, City, London, EC3V 3ND
(020) 7929 1378