Social 24

4.3
324 reviews
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£25 and under
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Contemporary British
Top tags:
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Social 24, is City Social’s stylish bar boasting incredible views of London’s most iconic buildings.

Dimly lit with art deco interiors, the bar is a glamourous yet relaxed setting for after work drinks, a weekend treat or a delicious lunch or dinner.

Bar manager Mickael Lenu and his team have created a fun but sophisticated cocktail menu inspired by the London cityscape with beautiful illustrations and a flavours matrix enabling you to find your perfect drink. The signature drinks are elegant twists on classic cocktails and the accompanying food menu is curated by City Social’s Head Chef Paul Walsh.

Social 24 has a lively atmosphere and seating 85, makes it the perfect venue for a party or pre-dinner gathering for both large and small groups.

To reserve a table please contact our reservations team.

Reservations
Monday to Friday: 9.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m.
Please call 020 7877 7703 or email reservations@citysociallondon.com
What 324 People Are Saying
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London
43 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Very good views which is the aesthetic highlight of the location. Nice service and the food was very good.

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B
London
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

It was a nice spot for an early evening cocktail and start to the night. The service was good but the waitress talked to us a lot and so we spent half of our time at the restaurant talking to her and not having the catch up we wanted. The bar snacks were interesting and the cocktails were very tasty.

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OT
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic place with excellent food and great service! Thank you for this experience! Recommend everyone!

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DF
1 review
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall 4food 2service 5ambience 5

Great staff and a lovely venue, the food at the bar is not great, chicken was undercooked and the cheese board was a slab of cheddar!

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P
London
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great drinks, Great service and Great views! Took my wife for her birthday and the staff made the evening so special. They were helpful with drink recommendations and went above and beyond to let us enjoy the evening. Cannot recommend enough. Will be returning soon!

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JC
London
1 review
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 2

Still enjoyable for a great view and a quick business lunch, we were badly let down by service, but hopefully just a one-off and the offer of two complementary dishes and drinks was a welcome gesture.

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RB
Hampshire
2 reviews
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

A nice venue to go with it you want cocktails and views for a special occasion. considering the general cost of London cocktails I felt the prices at social 24 to be of good value compared to other prices i have seen. Service was very friendly and with good humour and it is a place I would return to.
I was particularly impressed with the waiter kindly replacing a cocktail for me for free when i disliked my original choice and also the nice surprise of a birthday cake :)

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JE
London
4 reviews
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is a fabulous bar with excellent service and food quality to match

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JH
Cambridge
1 review
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It would be the perfect place to have the perfect vodka martini if the music wasn't QUITE so loud.
The staff / bar staff are superb and we will only attend this bar when in London. Please do not change the quality of the drinks, bar snacks and level of service, it's fantastic!

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EW
London
1 review
Dined on 22 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely staff, lovely atmosphere, amazing drinks! 100% recommend

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l
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 3

Amazing view & nice drinks BUT poor service! We were seated at our table by the lady on the door but left without any drinks menus to look at. The bar wasn't too packed but all the waiters were running around which wasn't very professional! Took ages to finally catch someone's attention to first get the menu and then order our drinks. The cocktail menu itself is quite small but we asked for a drink that wasn't on the menu, which was no problem. When the drinks finally did arrive, they were very tasty. Even though the service was poor, they still added the 12.5% service charge onto the bill which we said we wouldn't pay - don't think they liked that!
Would come back again but only for the view!!!

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OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Just had some evening drinks. Great if you have visitors from outside of London?

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CW
London
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Staff were ABSOLUTELY FAB! Went out of their way and bent the rules to accommodate and cater for me and my booked guests at the bar booth last Friday evening, the food was SHOCKINGLY AMAZING! I thought I was in a 5 star restaurant in Chelsea or Kensington. Ambiance was great, Decor was great, Drinks were great. We’ll be back.
#CitySocial #ComplimentaryCosmo #FruitOfTheSeaLinguine #RumBaba #LycheeMartini #MyTypeOfGuy!

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SC
London
9 reviews
Dined on 27 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Great atmosphere and good service. Food looked amazing, but wasn't there to eat this time. Drinks were awesome. Music was overly loud for mid week, making conversation difficult, but will always go back.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 18 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The cocktails were fabulous and the view is honestly one of the best in London!

The best thing though was the service! Everyone was so attentive, friendly and made us feel so welcome.

Can’t wait to go back!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere, amazing food with a great view. Highly recommend the soybean car cocktail

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S
London
2 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved everything about this place food, drink, service and views. Just made a big dent in my wallet!!

The steak was delicious

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MC
1 review
Dined on 12 February 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

Our first drinks order was forgotten about...when we eventually got our drinks, it was about 25 minutes later. Our snacks also took about 45 minutes to arrive and by then, one person had to leave. The only good thing is the view as the service / overall expense leaves you with a very bitter taste in your mouth.

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NH
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Fantastic service all around, especially our waiters. The views were also amazing. Will definitely be back

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CR
London
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 4

I thought i had made a reservation at the restaurant but found out i didnt upon arrival. The staff saw my disapointment and find us a nice table by the window. They then brought the menu of the restaurant abd allowed us to order from it. It turned out even better ! The team was amazing, a special thanks to the itialian manager (didnt catch her name ..)It was a special evening as it was my boyfriend’s birthday. She made it even more special!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great views, fun cocktails!

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JJ
London
4 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this place, the staff were amazing, the food is amazing. I can't recommend it enough. Staff were lovely in making my friends birthday a memorable one, would definitely come back again.

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E
London
3 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2019
Overall 3food 5service 3ambience 5

The bar and cocktails were lovely but service was a bit disappointing. After the bar we'd booked a table in the restaurant. We asked 3 members of bar staff if we could open a tab and pay for the drinks at the end of the meal rather than pay for them separately - all 3 said they'd check for us and never came back!!

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SM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 16 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great staff, great service, great experience

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BC
London
3 reviews
Dined on 8 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

been here on several occasions the food and service is top drawer

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SG
London
1 review
Dined on 28 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Great food and very good service. The greeting to the restaurant with the Seedy entrance and the lack of signing was not a good first impression however.

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c
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 10 December 2018
Overall 2food 3service 4ambience 4

I was pushed to the bar since I was a party of 1. I felt like I was eating in a club. The view was beautiful, but not enough to make up for the ok meal and extremely loud club music. I get why they would push a party of 1 to the bar - though in all my travels this is the first time it has ever happened - but if I had the choice again as a female traveling alone I would hard pass.

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LT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We visit City Social quite frequently and have never been disappointed with the food, atmosphere or quality of service.

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Responded on 11 December 2018

Hi LisaT, Thank you very much for your feedback, I am very pleased to hear such and rest assured that your review will be passed on to the team. Looking forward to see you soon again, Mickael Lenu, Bar Manager.

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JT
London
1 review
Dined on 3 December 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Dealing with the sun is an issue if you are sitting anywhere near or opposite a window, there were 3 options of mail meal on the menu and the waitress was not familiar with any of them which is strange as the options were not extensive.

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Hamburg Area
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

Auf den vorher mitgeteilten besonderen Anlass des 30. Geburtstags wurde überhaupt nicht eingegangen. Hier muss man definitiv nicht gewesen sein in London

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OT
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 1food 5service 1ambience 3

They were out of most of their food, and didn’t tell us about some of it until it was too late to order anything else. The food we got was great, but we did leave hungry. The drinks were pricey, but delicious. The view was fantastic. They were very apologetic, but the fact remains they took our dinner reservations, and then didn’t have much in the way of food to offer us.

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A
London
11 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went there for a friend’s 30th, and despite me having made a wrong booking the staff managed to get us a table with a fab view. Birthday girl wanted the truffle mash with her main instead of the duck fat fries, and the chef was kind enough to oblige her request. We were spoiled with a birthday dessert too, so we struggled to leave the place as we were so full.

Highly recommend - and remember to be hungry! Definitely value for money!

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Responded on 5 December 2018

Hi Angie, I am really happy to hear you had such a good experience with us at Social 24, be sure that your words will be passed on to the team. Thank you again, Mickael Lenu, Bar Manager.

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

We had dinner at the bar. It was a bit too noisy but the service and food was excellent. They even gave us extra food as compliment. The waitress that we had, a woman from Cadiz (Spain) was really professional and her service was perfect.

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Responded on 5 December 2018

Hi CristinaB, I am really happy to hear your feedback, be ensure that your words will be passed on to Karla. I do hope to see you soon again, Thank you, Mickael Lenu, Bar Manager.

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B
London
10 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great interior, fantastic service, amazijg views. Food is great and good value at lunch.

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RM
London
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Having visited City Social or Social 24 as its now called many times over the last 5 or so years I can’t help but notice the quality of service is slipping. Where this used to offer outstanding service at every level it’s now just good.

We didn’t eat but this review page insists I enter a score for food so I have scored it.

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V
2 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

After visiting City Social a number of times previously, I was extremely disappointed with our recent visit.
Admittedly, the staff also knew they weren’t providing the best service and have subsequently offered for us to come back with a direct line to the manager to ensure we are seated properly in the Restaurant and experience City Social at its best.
- We were unfortunately seated in the bar so menu was limited.
- We were provides with the wine list and no one took our order. After 25 minutes we went to the bar ourselves to order a bottle.
- After just under 1.5 hours we received our starters, one of which we wouldn’t eat at all and both were heavily greasy. We did have these deducted from our bill.
- Almost 2 hours (and after asking for our mains), they arrived and were better than the starter but quite disappointing in standard and taste was bland.
- We received a complimentary birthday treat and were then left for 10minutes without any cutlery to eat it with - it took us to ask again for cutlery.
The team knew device was unacceptable however in not seeing my friend since May this year, and a night especially booked for my Birthday where we always endeavour to go to a Michelin restaurant, this was a huge let down. Which is very sad as I have loved City Social in previous visits.

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L
London
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We booked a table in the bar for my fathers birthday. The staff were amazing. They said happy birthday and brought him a cake with a candle and a shot. Even knew that two of us were not drinking and brought a non-alcoholic alternative. Thanks very much

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RC
London
7 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Lovely view and nice cocktails but did not eat however the food options looked good

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ZD
London
8 reviews
Dined on 30 October 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Excellent service, went for a drink after lunch celebrating my partners birthday. We booked a table for drinks, service was excellent and they even gave him a dessert to celebrate. Nice date vibe for and good for after work drinks. Love it here!

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RB
London
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Service was slow throughout the night no attentive serving.

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