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Wednesday, 14 February, 2018

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Wednesday, 14 February, 2018

Details

3 courses £65 or 3 courses £95 with matching wines ( available from 6.30pm)
Please note we will require a full pre-payment of £65 or £95 in advance, using the credit card details provided. If the booking is cancelled within less than 48 hours notice the full amount paid is non-refundable.

About Swan, Shakespeare’s Globe

Located at the iconic Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, moments from London Bridge and the City of London, Swan, Shakespeare’s Globe is a beautiful Bar and Restaurant set over two floors, with stunning views of the Thames and St Paul’s.


Swan is serving seasonal modern British menus for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner and are available for private, pre and post-theatre dining. The venue also has a number of beautiful event spaces suitable for corporate events, private parties and weddings from 20 to 500 guests.


The bar is open all day serving breakfast, homemade cakes, light lunches and main meals, along with an extensive wine list, original cocktails and a selection of locally brewed ales.

21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London, SE1 9DT
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
British

Hours of Operation:

Bar

Mon - Wed: 8:00 - 23:30 pm
Thurs: 8:00 - 00.30

Fri: 8:00 - 00:30

Sat: 10:00- 00:30

Sun: 10:00- 23:00

Restaurant

Lunch: 12:00 - 15:00

Theatre Menu: 17:00 - 18:00

A La Carte: 18:30 - 22:45

Afternoon Tea: 12:00 - 15:00

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
£26 to £40

Payment Options:
MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
020 7928 9444

Website:
http://www.swanlondon.co.uk/

Entertainment:
Private tours of Shakespeare's Globe can be arranged for private parties.

Catering:
The Swan Events team host over 350 private or corporate events a year. Menus are seasonal and include bowl food and canapes, delicious three course dinners, drinks packages featuring fine English wines and great cocktails. The Swan was highly commended at The Event Awards 2011 and 2012 for 'Event Caterer of the Year'.

Public Transport:
London Bridge Station, Blackfriars Station & Bankside Pier

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Cafe, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Swan, Shakespeare’s Globe is a destination restaurant located on the site of the iconic Globe Theatre. Elevated on the second floor, the two private dining rooms boast unsurpassed river views across to St Paul’s Cathedral and the City.

Swan, Shakespeare’s Globe Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

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Special Occasions (248)
Lunch (212)
Good for a Date (190)
Good for Birthdays (175)
Good for Anniversaries (150)
Romance (143)
Afternoon Tea (129)
Sunday Lunch (120)
Creative Cuisine (108)
Fit for Foodies (106)
Casual (106)
Cosy (103)
Quiet Conversation (99)
People Watching (95)
Group Bookings (76)
Fun (73)
Business Meals (72)
Authentic (70)
Brunch (61)
Seasonal (59)
Neighbourhood Gem (58)
Comfort Food (50)
Good Vegetarian Options (50)
Notable Wine List (48)
Afternoon Coffee (47)
Local Ingredients (46)
Bar Seating (41)
Healthy (40)
Hot Spot (38)
Vibrant Bar Scene (34)
Worth the Drive (30)
Gluten Free Options (24)
Tasting Menu (24)
Great Beer (22)
Handcrafted Cocktails (21)
Late-night Find (20)
Quick Bite (17)
Child Friendly (14)
Outdoor Eating (13)
Paleo Friendly (12)
Outstanding Value (10)
Happy Hour (9)
Vegan (8)
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Organic (5)
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food5
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value5

 
·Dined 2 days ago

Really great food and wonderful service. Worth every penny

Tags: Notable Wine List, People Watching, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Authentic
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food5
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 (London)·Dined 3 days ago

Posto molto bello con vista sul Tamigi e St. Paul Cathedral. Ambiente soft e raffinato. Cibo e servizio ottimi. Prezzo onesto. Ci tornerò sicuramente.

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food4
ambience5
service5
value4

 
 (London)·Dined 3 days ago

Good food, excellent service from a friendly & knowledgeable waiter . We asked for a table with a view & were not disappointed.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries
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food5
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 (London)·Dined 4 days ago

Hidden gem on the South Bank, upstairs at the Globe theatre. We enjoyed delicious 2 courses for £22.50, including perfectly cooked roast cod on a bed of seasonal veg. Great view across the Thames to St Paul's, friendly knowledgeable waiter.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good Vegetarian Options, Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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food5
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 (Hampshire)·Dined 4 days ago

Booked a table before going to theatre. Got in early so had a drink in the bar...welcomed by a pleasant person, had coffee then a glass of wine before our table was ready. Served by very efficient staff who had been well trained . The pre theatre menu had enough choice, and was well cooked and served. The view is second to none. All in all would definitely recommend the Swan.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation
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food4
ambience5
service5
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·Dined 6 days ago

Great ambiance. Lamb was a little bit overcooked yet delicious. Friendly and caring service.
Smart wine list. Highly recommended.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Scenic View, Casual, Bar Seating
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food4
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service4
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 (London)·Dined on 14 January 2018

We have eaten at The Swan many times and the first time I visited was for my birthday celebration two years ago when we had the private room. Since then our friends have eaten there and taken their friends there. My husband uses it for business and its just the perfect atmosphere with great staff. The food is always of good quality and taste and never fails to impress. I took my brother and his wife there who were visiting from Germany and they had the Sunday lunch which was very impressive, they could not finish it. We had the quail and cod main courses which were very tasty. We had a lovely round table by the window overlooking St Pauls which never fails to captivate us and as the sun went down and the evening lights lit up the water it was magical. Always on our to go list and will remain so. Cannot recommend this restaurant and location highly enough.

Tags: Casual, Great Beer, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Scenic View, Cozy, Afternoon Tea, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Gluten Free Options, Neighborhood Gem
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food5
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service5
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on 14 January 2018

While on vacation, my group of friends chose Swan for afternoon tea and it was the absolute highlight of our trip. The location was beautiful and the food was incredible

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food5
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value3

 
·Dined on 13 January 2018

Brilliant, wife wanted lobster, I phoned up and they gave her lobster. Cooked perfectly too!

Get used to the Spanish approach to timing rather than the American one.

Kindest
dave

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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food5
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service5
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 12 January 2018

Vg food, great view, friendly and fast service, brilliant location just by Tate Modern and the Globe

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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food5
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service5
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·Dined on 12 January 2018

Food excellent as always and lovely relaxed atmosphere

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Good for Groups, Casual, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Fun
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food4
ambience5
service5
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·Dined on 6 January 2018

As we were going to The Sam Wanamaker theatre this was the ideal venue for a pre theatre dinner.The food we had was excellent but there was not much choice for the main course.
The service was good and waiters were pleasant.We would definitely go there again if we were going to the theatre there.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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food5
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service5
value4

 
·Dined on 6 January 2018

Lovely atmosphere, great service and environment, delicious food. It was a well picked successful place for a catch up. Would love to come back again!

Tags: Scenic View, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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food5
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·Dined on 6 January 2018

Booked the River View menu for myself and three friends after we had been to an exhibition at the Tate Modern.
We arrived a bit early but the staff were very accommodating and found us a table straight away. All three courses were delicious and well presented, the glass of English sparkling wine included in the price was also very nice.
Nothing to fault; great location, good service and really tasty food which was excellent value at £24.50 for three courses and a glass of fizz. Recommended!

Tags: Good for Groups, Afternoon Coffee, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Special Occasion, Cozy
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food5
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 (London)·Dined on 6 January 2018

I’d booked a table for myself and 2 friends requesting the best view as a pre-theatre lunch and that’s what we got as well as excellent food and ambience.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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food4
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value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 3 January 2018

Very good all round dining experience, with my visitor from abroad really impressed by the setting overlooking the Thames and the City.

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food5
ambience5
service5
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·Dined on 3 January 2018

Brought my mum and brother before seeing Romantics Anonymous in the SWP. We had such a wonderful night. The food and service was absolutely flawless!! Thank you, thank you, thank you! Hx

Tags: Scenic View, Afternoon Coffee, Vegan, Waterfront, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Bar Seating, Seasonal, Fun, Quick Bite
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food5
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service5
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·Dined on 31 December 2017

We spent a wonderful New Year's Eve together with our friends at the Swan. We were a party of eight and had a separate room. The seating was just perfect. We had a stunning view over the Thames. The staff was lovely and very kind, the food was delicious. Very recommendable!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Coffee, Romantic, Waterfront, Afternoon Tea
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food5
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value4

 
·Dined on 30 December 2017

Had the pre theatre menu. Food was excellent and well presented by exceptionally pleasant staff. Great view over the river to St Paul's. Service was paced just right for pre theatre, neither too fast or too slow. Made visit to the Globe much more relaxing. Will definitely go again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Waterfront, People Watching, Scenic View
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food5
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service4
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on 30 December 2017

We enjoyed wonderful drinks & dinner and the lovely views after seeing a play. The friendly staff and beautiful decor also added to our fun evening at the Swan.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails
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food5
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·Dined on 30 December 2017

My parents treated me to this for my 25th birthday while visiting London. It was just fabulous.

Thank you!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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food4
ambience5
service5
value4

 
·Dined on 30 December 2017

Nice breakfast. Polite attentive staff. Stylish decor. Lovely location.

Tags: Scenic View, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch
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food5
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·Dined on 28 December 2017

Visited for the Christmas menu. Friendly, attentive staff, great view of the river and very good value. Heritage beetroot starter, belly pork main and pear tart all great. Good selection for vegetarians too.

Tags: Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Waterfront
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food5
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 (London)·Dined on 24 December 2017

We went on Sunday where there is a set menu with several choices per course. Excellent food and really great value. A lovely ambience with views over the Thames. I would highly recommend

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 (London)·Dined on 23 December 2017

Went for a pre-Christmas dinner with the family and really enjoyed the whole experience. After the friendly welcome we were show to our table in the restaurant with lovely river views. Our waiter was great and made really good recommendations and was always there when needed. A good menu with lots of choice and the food was excellent and everyone at the table was happy. Prices were reasonable too. All round very happy with our choice and I will certainly return when I am in the area.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Great Beer, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups
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food5
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service5
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 23 December 2017

Went here for a pre Christmas festive lunch. Great service, friendly and helpful staff, wonderful views, delicious food, great atmosphere.

Tags: Authentic, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Afternoon Tea
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food5
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service5
value5

 
 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on 23 December 2017

Afternoon tea for our party of 6 was a huge success. Half the party did the midsummers tea and the others had the gentlemens tea. The table was packed with tea and treats. It was delicious and I will definitely be recommending this to others. The view was amazing and the ambiance was very nice. Price was very reasonable too.

Tags: Waterfront, Afternoon Tea, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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food5
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value4

 
·Dined on 23 December 2017

The friendliness and professionalism of the staff are what makes this a reallly pleasant place to eat and meet.

Tags: Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre
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food5
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·Dined on 23 December 2017

Just a beautiful place to eat prior to going into the theatre.
Excellent service, lovely food and cocktails, and the fabulous view of course.
Everything was perfect.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Waterfront, Sunday Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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food5
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·Dined on 22 December 2017

We had booked a table for the pre-theatre menu and from our arrival the welcome and service was second to none.

We were sat by the window with a beautiful view of the river and St Paul’s. The Restaurant had the perfect atmosphere - buzzing, but not too loud that you couldn’t hear yourself think.

We had the vegetarian and the fish options and the food was cooked to perfection, exquisitely presented and delighted the tastebuds.

I would certainly recommend The Swan to anyone and hope to return there soon.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies
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food4
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service4
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 (London)·Dined on 21 December 2017

The Swan has a lovely, cosy atmosphere with stunning views over St Paul's and a varied and unusual menu. We love coming here for date night and for meeting friends.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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food4
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service5
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·Dined on 20 December 2017

Excellent food and efficiient service. Beatiful view over the Thames

Tags: Good for a Date, Scenic View, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Waterfront, Authentic
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food5
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·Dined on 20 December 2017

Excellent food, service and ambience.

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·Dined on 19 December 2017

We really enjoyed our lunch and it was hard to choose from the delicious sounding menu. The red mullet starter was well cooked, and the salt marsh lamb had exceptional flavour. We ate upstairs in the restaurant, which has a lovely atmosphere and a beautiful view of the river, but is acoustically challenging when full of animated diners. Service was well-timed and friendly. As we have come to expect from the Swan/Globe venues, every detail is perfectly orchestrated.

Tags: Good for Groups, Afternoon Tea, Waterfront, Tasting Menu, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Quick Bite, Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays
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food5
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service5
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·Dined on 18 December 2017

Meeting old friends with plenty to talk about. Pleasant surroundings, friendly and helpful service and at no time were we ever made to feel we were taking up too much time. Have been several times over the years and always have enjoyed the experience.

Tags: Business Meals, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays
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food5
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service5
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·Dined on 17 December 2017

The best afternoon tea I have had so far! Absolutely delicious, highly recommend!

Tags: Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Afternoon Tea, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Fun, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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food5
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 (London)·Dined on 16 December 2017

We came for the afternoon tea, I had the Gentleman's Afternoon Tea which was absolutely massive! It had a good selection of salmon pate, beef slider, fish finger sandwich, croque monsieur and a cheese scone. The quality was impeccable and the overall service was good.

I would definitely come back here again!

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Scenic View, Cozy, Authentic, Special Occasion
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food5
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 (London)·Dined on 15 December 2017

Excellent breakfast. Nice relaxed atmosphere. Super service

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Quick Bite, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Kid-friendly, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Waterfront, Great for Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual
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food5
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service4
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·Dined on 14 December 2017

We had been in there for a birthday celebration. We had been welcomed warmly by the receptionist whom gave us a lovely table by the window. The food was really good and the set menu was really good and tasty. The service was a bit slow in certain moment but overall good. We will come back

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food5
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 (London)·Dined on 12 December 2017

Excellent food, always a good standard, very inventive menu, superb service. Lovely atmosphere, great view, comfortable chairs, relaxing decor. Brilliant place.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients
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