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Millie's Lounge at The Ned

4.4
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1566 reviews
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£26 to £40
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British
A British restaurant and bar, Millie’s Lounge serves classic dishes alongside a selection of English sparkling wines, craft ales and seasonal cocktails.

From Monday to Saturday, you can enjoy traditional afternoon tea, set amidst the Grand Banking Hall. Enjoy cakes, scones and a selection of sandwiches with a choice of tea.

Please be advised that that Poultry st is Entry only and Princes Street Exit only. Bookings can't be made for only drinks. Registered guide dogs only are permitted in public areas or restaurant of The Ned. We will try to accommodate pushchairs where possible but please be aware there may not be space at the table. If you would like to request a highchair or for further information please contact the restaurant directly.
Please note The Ned reserves the right to refuse or cancel any reservation either ahead or

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Clean menu provided to every guest
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

Offers

Afternoon Tea: £32 – Add champagne for £10

Jul 7, 2020-Nov 30, 2020·Mon-Fri 14:00-17:00, Sat 12:00-17:00

The Ned is a stunning hotel located in The City, the oldest part of London. Previously the disused Midland Bank Building, The Ned is a spectacular piece of architecture featuring incredible high ceilings and opulent decor.

Afternoon Tea is a luxurious affair, served in Millie's Lounge in the Grand Banking Hall. Paying tribute to the building's history as a bank, Millie's Lounge features plush seating and green marble pillars.

What 1566 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.2
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4.2
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4.5
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4.0
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Sharon
London
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious breakfast and great service. We used the Eat Out to Help Out scheme so it was also very good value!

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BiancaC
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Me and my boyfriend decided to have afternoon tea at Millie’s Lounge and was amazing. Attentive and friendly service, the place looked classy with a relaxing vibe, overall an interesting experience.

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MichaelG
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2food1service1ambience3

steak was too over seasoned and was just about edible. Waited ages for drinks order to be taken and longer for them to be brought over. Had to remind the waiter on both occasions drinks were ordered and we were still waiting. not a great experience.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lunch with my mom

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vipRebeccaA
London
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing venue, fantastic food and fabulous service! The team at Millies are the best. We have already booked to return.

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StephanieH
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very attentive and informative staff. Socially distancing was maintained and enforced without being obvious in nature.

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vipLac2626
London
34 reviews
Dined on 31 July 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice venue and some lovely staff working in difficult times for them. Really enjoyed our food & drinks. Lovely environment. Would go back!

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samj
London
1 review
Dined on 31 July 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good time here I’d def recommend.. no people standing around at the bar meant the noise was low which was a bonus

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TracyW
London
1 review
Dined on 31 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous Caesar Salad and the fish and chips had a lovely crispy batter.

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Saxman
Essex
2 reviews
Dined on 31 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice place to go,
Food (Fish &Chips) was fabulous.
Only a 2 min walk from Bank tube station too!

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SUFTUM
N. Ireland
20 reviews
Dined on 31 July 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

It was the hottest day of the year (so far) but the ambience was cool and relaxed. The staff were friendly and attentive and the menu though a little limited was nicely presented and tasty. We will certainly return.

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OpenTable Diner
London
5 reviews
Dined on 30 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, perfect.

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vipShadimay
London
1 review
Dined on 28 July 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Afternoon tea was OK, not wow by any means (go to Brown hotel for wow), service was average (first waiter said we could only have one tea the second said you can choose a new tea at refill stage) but setting is lovely and with social distancing rules in place it’s much more pleasant and leas jam packed in there

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CamillaL
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience2

The ambience is surely different to what it was before reopening (and for this the Ned is surely not to blame) however a better service would have helped to create an overall better experience. We were seated to a table with no napkins nd sugar and had to waive for waiters a several times to get their attention. Our table was right next to the Speakers - there was no live music as usual but hey ho, there was a third of customers - and kept on making a very annoying loud noise. On the other hand the food was great and I noticed a better selection of cakes for the afternoon tea, which were all delicious!

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vipEatinglondon
London
23 reviews
Dined on 25 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waitress was fantastic! Also accommodated my gluten free guest with no drama!

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MelanieS
London
3 reviews
Dined on 25 July 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience4

The service was a lot slower than I would have expected when only half full.

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IainC
1 review
Dined on 24 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoying thank you. Looking to join the membership and visit more often.

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ColinR
Edinburgh
3 reviews
Dined on 23 July 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Server was rude. Was very empty and still took a long time to be served.

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OpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on 21 July 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Maybe the kitchen is still adjusting after reopening. The bread was a bit dry and the roast chicken was over cooked compare to usual. The food was definitely not up to the standards before.

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SherriB
London
1 review
Dined on 19 July 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Been to the Ned on many occasions... enjoyed being served Sunday lunch instead of the feast ... which for me is more enjoyable.

Food was good as always ... just a few things I found this time .... roast was very dry .. the smallest pot of grave with your lunch we did request more which did not arrive sadly. Also maybe just my choice was wrong I ordered Eaton mess for dessert... this looked like a four year olds dessert .... not for me ...

Having said that we will return as over all a lovely afternoon. And as it was newly opened after the Covid outbreak found it clean and safe.

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DebbieH
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely brunch and very friendly staff. Everyone was very accommodating, especially with our baby.

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AndyR
London
1 review
Dined on 17 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice evening. Quieter than usual Due to less people being out during COVID-19

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Uzma
1 review
Dined on 17 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely service, food and venue. Looking forward to going back again soon

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ALANB
London
1 review
Dined on 11 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A very enjoyable experience.Good food ,excellent service in a wonderful setting.

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Starlight
London
1 review
Dined on 11 July 2020
Overall4food5service2ambience5

The food served was delicious and the ambiance was lovely but bear in mind that my friend and I went shortly after the easing of the lockdown. Before the global pandemic, this place is usually overcrowded and too noisy. What lets the experience down was the rudeness from the staff and them casually forgetting about our requests. They lack the basic dining etiquette layout and procedures. Two of the staff - the Italian men - were fantastic - very polite, pleasant and professional in their behaviour. It was very clear they knew what they were doing and also enjoyed their job. However, there were a few rude female staff.

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Nandrews
London
3 reviews
Dined on 11 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love The Ned everything about it is classy!
The service is fantastic and the food is to die for...
Never dissapoints!

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vipWinoFoodie
London
9 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Unusually quiet but understandable in current climate. Service was amazing! Food superb as always. Highly appreciative of COVID spread prevention efforts. Worry free dining. Will be back soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Essex
6 reviews
Dined on 5 July 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Our break lockdown meal was a bit surreal to be honest and the ‘Feast’ was a bit of a disappointment after our previous visits with no buffet and a pretty small menu to chose from.
Vegetables were a let down with thick carrots which reminded me of school dinners.
Service was attentive but the atmosphere was morbid frankly.

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rhb123
London
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous Sunday Lunch. It was our first meal out after lockdown and we wanted to go somewhere we felt would have lots of safety measures and we chose the right place. Plenty space, hand sanitiser and easy qr code menu. The three course lunch was great value and the staff were really helpful and took great care of everyone Our waitress was particularly lovely. We will be back soon.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Lovely service. A fitting breakfast to end a lock down. Thanks guys.

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ClaireG
London
4 reviews
Dined on 4 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

After lockdown it was a treat to be out! Staff really made us feel welcome. Food excellent and ambiance very good considering.

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OpenTable Diner
London
6 reviews
Dined on 4 July 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

It was lovely

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KarinaR
1 review
Dined on 19 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great lunch with huge helpings!
Thought it was good value for money for a great city lunch.
The lady who served us was very attentive and professional, we will be returning.

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GabriellaP
Nottingham
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Lovely tea and great value compared to other overpriced afternoon teas in the city. Great ambience, right noise level

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Sally
London
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Really enjoyed our afternoon. At times, service was a bit slow, but it didn't affect our overall experience.

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CCsea
London
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience2

It was ok, not the best, not the worst. There are other much nicer restaurants in The Ned.

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stephenp
Warwickshire
1 review
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall4food2service4ambience5

Great venue - but the food offering at Millie's is not so great: A bit school dinner-ish in my opinion. Maybe we should have gone into one of the other restaurant areas at the NED? However - we enjoyed the evening very much: Live music - great, and service - very good.

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LauraS
London
1 review
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Good food and great service. Really friendly and helpful staff. Comfortable setting and live music as usual.

MJ
MartinJ
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Really good venue with great food. Can get noisy once the whole of The Ned starts to fill up and the live music starts but didn’t stop us having a really good afternoon.

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GeraldineF
London
1 review
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Was not impressed with breakfast here . Service was ok but nothing special . Mushrooms on toast with poached egg was fine but not super tasty which they have to be if you are charging that much . No salt and pepper pots on table and one butter between two .
I would prefer the Ivy or Duck and Waffle next time

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Millie's Lounge at The Ned is rated 4.4 stars by 1566 OpenTable diners.

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