Angler

4.6
965 reviews
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Seafood
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  • Special Occasions
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Perched at the top of South Place Hotel, the Michelin-starred Angler restaurant showcases sustainable seafood from British waters, paired with the best seasonal and local produce. Overseen by Executive Chef, Gary Foulkes, the menu features picture perfect dishes and accomplished pairings, making Angler a destination for savvy London diners.

Our Restaurant Manager and Head Sommelier bring their rare expertise to the team, making Angler a complete gourmet experience. In addition to the main dining room, Angler has a roof terrace, intimate bar and semi-private dining area known as ‘the Chef’s View.’

Private Dining

Angler is a stunning setting for entertaining, with options for intimate groups as well as exclusive hire for launches, parties and weddings. In addition to Angler, South Place Hotel has five dedicated spaces for meetings, private dining and events.

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Special Offers

Valentine's day menu: 6 course tasting (only menu available)

6 course tasting with a glass of Champagne - £110.00.(only menu available)

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 8 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 8 people

Starts: 14 February 2019

Ends: 14 February 2019

Availability: Thu 18:00-21:30

3 courses and SEEDLIP non-alcoholic cocktail pairing £50.00

3 courses and SEEDLIP non-alcoholic cocktail pairing £50.00

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 7 January 2019

Ends: 15 February 2019

Availability: Mon-Fri 12:00-14:15 18:00-21:15

Evening Standard Offer: 3 courses for £30 with a glass of Chandon.

Evening Standard Offer: 3 courses with a glass of Chandon £30.00

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 7 January 2019

Ends: 7 February 2019

Availability: Mon-Thu 18:00-21:00
Fri 18:00-20:00

1,000-Point Tables

See availability for 1,000 point tables

Mon - Sat 6:00PM - 7:00PM

What 965 People Are Saying
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Essex
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Food was very salty

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SJ
London
82 reviews
Dined on 10 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Evening Standard 3 course deal is great value anyway but the exceptional quality of every dish (incl 3 amuse bouche) make the Angler a standout option every time we go. Coupled with excellent service and a relaxed atmosphere, this is a must.

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D
London
7 reviews
Dined on 8 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was delightful and without doubt the best meal we’ve had in the City for some time. Service absolutely impeccable. Very highly recommended.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 20 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exceptional food and exceptional service.

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j
London
226 reviews
Dined on 13 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We've been meaning to try Angler for a long time and finally had the opportunity. The setting and spacing between tables was excellent and the staff were very knowledgeable and helpful. We had a shorter tasting menu which was varied and very tasty as were the amuse bouche's. I had brill which was melt in the mouth and my husband had halibut also delicious.
We will definitely return - it was outstanding

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P
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My favourite fish restaurant . The perfect balance of service and good quality ingredients.

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Essex
2 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Positioned as the penthouse of a classy yet lively hotel, Angler’s dining room is stylish and understated, which is just what you’d expect from a French inspired gourmet eatery that finds its home in the hustle and bustle of East-Central London’s corporate hub.

From the foyer to the final floor, the transition between hotel staff and Angler’s own is seamless and welcoming. Coats and bags are exchanged for a luxury leather token and you’re guided to a table of your approval.

The introductory courses come out in well measured intervals and sizes, making a perfect bridge between arrival and starter. The amuse-bouche came as 4 dainty bread rolls, delicately crafted and full of rich complimentary flavours. The hors d’ouvres followed, 2 unique takes on the classic cracker, a French twist on a British classic.

The wine was poured, a bottle of Austrian’s (not so) finest, the Blaufränkisch was dry and full bodied, however not being a connoisseur myself, we should have maybe made more use of the friendly sommelier. The final appetiser: a slice each of sourdough, freshly baked and accompanied by a smooth herby butter, a perfect end to the hat-trick of welcoming dishes.

The starters were appropriately sized and beautifully presented. The scallop was slightly overcooked but the Dorset crab was an almost perfect dish. The mains were both nicely sized and accompanied by an interesting array of artisan flavours. The Turbot, being one of the most expensive mains, was slightly bland, however the Cod stole the show and proved to be very good value for money.

The night was capped by a quadrant of chocolates, the milk far outperforming the white, and we was left to finish off our wine completely uninterrupted by the staff for almost 45 minutes, a courteous understanding by the French contingency, mirroring their traditional custom.

Would very much recommend, whilst the cost may limit this restaurant to special occasions, it’s a price worth paying for top quality seafood.

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TB
London
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2018
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 2

Food good but far too much attention from staff, interrupting conversation every couple of minutes which turned good service into a serious irritant which resulted in my guest and I cutting our lunch short.

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M
London
158 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good food and service, although very noisy

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, great service!

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OT
London
4 reviews
Dined on 21 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

High food quality, good money value, highly recommend it!

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i
Hertfordshire
14 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Lovely food, great customer service, good choice of wines

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful food with excellent service

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W
London
53 reviews
Dined on 2 November 2018
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 4

The restaurant is smart and modern located on the top floor of South Place Hotel, Moorgate. It has a small bar and outside terrace.
My husband and I had the set lunch menu with a glass of Chandon bought from Buyagift. The quality of the food was good and the service was excellent. However, we were disappointed by the size of our main course served in small bowls as if the portion had been cut down. Also the wines were very expensive but we had a glass of the Italian house white which was pretty awful. On the plus side, we enjoyed the fresh crusty bread, the canapé, pre dessert and petit four.

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SH
London
4 reviews
Dined on 18 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First class all round

One of the best tasting menus in town!

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H
London
16 reviews
Dined on 15 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Wonderful sea food dish! I had mackerel tartare with baby shiso leaves as a starter and cod with squid and wonderful mushrooms as a main course. Both were excellent!

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j
London
6 reviews
Dined on 12 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious and creative, definitely a place to indulge! Staff were super friendly and service was fantastic!

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CG
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went there for my Wife's birthday and had the Tasting Menu. I can honestly say it was one of the best meals I've eaten in London. Head Chef Gary Foulkes is a Genius and our waiter Marco made the experience absolutely perfect. Would recommend this restaurant to anyone, can't wait to go back.

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JH
London
3 reviews
Dined on 27 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Had tha autumn menu lovely food. And good value. Good wine recommendation. Service is a bit intrusive.

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NW
London
13 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

10 out of 10. We came here for a long Friday lunch and had one of the tasting menus. We were just impressed dish after dish. The food was beautifully presented and even more delicious. Our sommelier Ramiro was awesome - his passion came through in his warmth and selections of the excellent wines we had. If you like seafood I highly recommend Angler.

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EW
London
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Place is great, not over keen on the menu but was ok, crab starter would have been nice with out the crab shell. Did mention at the time to our server but didnt seem to faze him which given the rest of the experience seemed out of context. Will go back again, loved the Argentina Malbec.

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E
London
12 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We chose the taster menu, definately recommended for fish lover and wine lovers.

The food was delicious but I think the whole menu is worth a try so check out the three course standard express menu avaliable at 6pm. The service was also excellent and I will be popping by again another time.

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 28 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Sublime food, lovely staff, a wonderful evening.

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SJ
London
82 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food at the Angler is nicely presented and very tasty - and excellent value on the Evening Standard offer! The extras are overpriced though so best avoided. The service was the most memorable part of the evening, exceptional!!

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TH
London
23 reviews
Dined on 22 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Each of us had had a different tasting menu. They were very good quality indeed. They were also very good value - which is surprising and very welcome of a Michelin star restaurant in the heart of the city. I eat out a lot in London - i entertain a lot of clients. This is my first time here and its the real deal.

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CA
Essex
5 reviews
Dined on 13 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food in lovely surroundings. Service was attentive and informed yet unobtrusive. A lovely experience.

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AN
London
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

The food and service are great and it’s a very comfortable and modern restaurant.

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OT
London
17 reviews
Dined on 30 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. Lovely ambiance. Great service. Tables quite close. Opportunity to eat outside on terrace.

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l
London
57 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 1

I took my son to the Angler to have a special mother son lunch the week before his wedding. I have eaten here before in the evening and really had great service. How disappointing today was. The restaurant was not busy so little ambience, which I appreciate the restaurant can’t help. However perhaps others received such poor service and that’s what’s keeping people away. There was no one to greet us when we arrived eventually I went and got a waiter who took us to a table. With no menus or mention of getting us a drink. I had to ask for menus after a 10 min wait. We eventually got our glasses of champagne. Again I had to ask for wine list. The wine did not arrive till we got the main course! The food was excellent but at these prices you need much better service. Overall very disappointing. I will not be returning.

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T
London
21 reviews
Dined on 24 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Food was subtle, staff attention excellent and the Sommelier helpful. Great location for Liverpool St district business meetings. External tables really pleasant. Well worth a visit for fish lovers.

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EA
London
7 reviews
Dined on 18 July 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

My friend and I chose Angler because we wanted to catch up for dinner but in this heatwave, wanted something light to eat. This was our first visit and I was impressed - cool temp and decor with lovely windows and an outdoor terrace that looked like it had a nice relaxed vibe going on. My friend had the fixed menu and I chose from the A La Carte. Great ingredients, really well balanced and presented with loads of cheffy nibbles in and around the courses. This is something that I like anyway but on a menu that is dominated by seafood, adds a few more oppurtunities for texture and flavour. I could eat the little garlic prawn crackers with aioli for hours. There was dessert envy when my friend got the raspberry souffle - it was incredible and put my citrus tart (which was v nice) completely in the shade. Excellent cocktails and champers, great service, no rushing which was particulalry nice and the bill wasn't appalling - I've had the same in a gastropub (note: we didnt have wine and champers was by the glass). Didn't leave feeling stuffed but that is what we were aiming for. I am happy to recommend Angler and will definitely go again.

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NW
London
69 reviews
Dined on 17 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great meal and definitely worth a Michelin star. The food was great and the cooking was executed to perfection. The tasting menu is superb. The service was also top notch - extremely professional and friendly at the same time. Highly recommended

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OT
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The service is excellent but the bread,coffee,tea,pork is normal

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MJ
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

My client was very impressed.
To watch the RAF fly past commemorating 100 years was an additional bonus

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C
London
87 reviews
Dined on 7 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The dining experience at Angler was first rate, and the flavour of the food was to die for.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had Lunch with friend and business associate at Anglers Roof Top outside table.
Lovely ambience, great food and service. Thank You.

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AF
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on 5 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Outstanding service; good food but portions are quite small and a bit overpriced. Although I guess, the price is also about the place which is very high standard. Perfect for a business meal.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 4 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very attentive service. Restaurant itself was quiet and Michelin Star expected well arranged. Now, the lunch menu was fantastic, simply fantastic in both ways: quality of food and creative presentation as well as in term of price/value. I’ll definitely come back again.

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JW
1 review
Dined on 23 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous meal, the lobster and octopus was outstanding. Service and wine list also excellent. Highly recommend.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 23 June 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

I had one of the most wonderful dinner with my friends. The food was delicious and spectacular.
The service was perfect with a really friendly and knowlegable team of waiters and the sommelier did an amazing job with the wine pairing. We really enjoyed our time at that beautiful restaurant and I can just recommend everybody to try the Angler.
Thanks again :)

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