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The Restaurant at St Martins Lane London, London,

The Restaurant at St Martins Lane London

4.2
4.2
242 Reviews
£26 to £40
British
Found just steps away from the lobby, The Restaurant boasts chic ambience, intimately lit with high ceilings and a playlist to match. Start your morning right with our breakfast menu which includes the traditional (and delicious!) Full English, with healthy options such as Green Goddess Poached Eggs or Protein Porridge also available. Indulge your lunch and dinner cravings with our new À La Carte menu, offering a creative fusion of European cuisine blended with influences from the East.

Enjoy our Festive Afternoon Tea - the perfect way to celebrate this magical season. Indulge in delights such as Cumberland sausage and apple chutney lattice, along with reindeer Bakewell tart. In addition to traditional tea flavours, choose from our fine bespoke teas created for this occasion - like our Black tea infused with bright berries (a mix of blackberry and raspberry) and vanilla. Feeling naughty rather than nice? Add a Christmas cocktail to truly get you in the spirit.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 7 times today
Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    British, Contemporary British, Breakfast
  • Hours of Operation
    Breakfast Mon–Fri 07:00–10:30 Lunch Mon–Fri 12:00–14:30 Brunch Sat, Sun 12:00–15:30 Dinner Daily 17:00–22:00
  • Phone number
    020 7300 5588
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive Chef
    Rohit Shenoy
  • Catering
    Whether you are planning an intimate dinner for friends, a corporate luncheon or an extravagant soirée, sbe’s best-in-class service, versatile venues and award-winning catering will guarantee that your event will be a success.
  • Private party facilities
    Available for private events for up to 200 guests. Found just a couple of steps away from the lobby, The Restaurant boasts chic ambience, intimately lit with high ceilings and a playlist to match. The space can be adapted for exclusive hire events, removing the furniture to suit multiple layouts.
  • Private party contact
    Events Team: 020 7300 5574
  • Area
    Covent Garden
  • Cross Street
    Long Acre
  • Parking Details
    Q Park is located underneath the hotel
  • Public Transit
    Leicester Square, Charing Cross, Covent garden, Piccadilly Circus
  • Entertainment
  • Additional
    Banquet, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access

Experiences

  • Bloody Brunch at St Martins Lane

    £35.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    St Martins Lane’s fabulous Brunch is an immersive dining experience that combines delicious food, a lively atmosphere and bottomless flowing drinks. Whether you’re in it for the classic avocado on toast, sweet & tasty Pancakes - or both! Whatever the craving, St Martins Lane has the perfect treat for you. Featuring a live DJ, prices start from £25 for 2 courses, £30 for 3 courses or go Bottomless from £60!
    Bloody Brunch at St Martins Lane photo

What 242 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4Ambience
  • 3.8Value

NoiseModerate

242 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    We had come for a brunch using the Timeout vouchers. Food was very mediocre and overpriced. Tomato soup was tasteless, ham in the meat platter looked old, sourdough was a dense disappointment; desert was ok. Bill at the end was miscalculated, first the vouchers weren’t taken into account, then upon pointing it out - it was miscalculated further, as some voucher items were left at full price, requiring recalculation again….

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  2. WilliamH

    London

    12 reviews

    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Surprisingly good for a hotel restaurant, excellent and interesting choice for a pre-theatre menu, friendly and efficient service. The wine list is rather limited, but the food is prepared with great care and attention.

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  3. JohnH

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Food very good, but limited choice on theatre menu: 3 starters, 3 meals, 2 sweets. Wine expensive.

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  4. Jill

    Cheshire

    5 reviews

    2.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    A really average meal and for 2 of us £136. Drinks are limited to 3 types. Hollandaise settled and set under the hot lamps not impressed. Ham was cheapest water filled processed stuff rather than a hand carved. Under toasted muffins were doughy. Everything under seasoned. I expected a lot more. Such simple food needs to be flawless.

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  5. AlexandraP

    London

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Michelin food with a casual dining experience and casual service

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  6. SusanM

    Yorkshire

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 31 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Good value 2/3 course theatre menu (octopus starter surprising tender and both cod and chicken main course excellent ) with affordable wines, excellent service and communication

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  7. DeniseH

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a family brunch on a Saturday; could not have been friendlier or more helpful. We would definitely go again - a real cut above.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 January 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    Ideally located for a quick meal before a show at the Duke of York theatre opposite, the pre theatre menu is good and the service is friendly.

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  9. Foodie

    London

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 17 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Really nice restaurant cocktails were really good and not too overpriced for the area. Had pre theatre menu which was lovely albeit limited and not bad value but they never quite understood food intolerances. I was not offered any alternatives. The staff were friendly and helpful

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  10. RobertF

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 16 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    An excellent pre theatre meal with a short but uncompromised menu of excellent food service highly efficiently by charming staff - even though we were late arriving!

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  11. IsabellaS

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was delicious (we ordered from the al a carte menu). Every staff member we interacted with was incredibly kind and great attentive when necessary. I would definitely visit this restaurant again (at least to try more of the menu items)

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  12. LondonLal

    London

    22 reviews

    4.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on 15 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    On a very quiet night in this west end restaurant we had a good meal-pre theatre menu is fine though not inspiring. Very limited choice (three starters, three mains) but much cheaper than the a la carte. Also comes with a glass of wine; what was nice was the service. In spite of us being the only diners our waitress was professional and pleasant. We had a drink as well which always makes things expensive plus the service charge pushes up bill however If coming to the theatre would recommend it

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  13. LucyD

    Surrey

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a lovely evening and the food was of the expected level - excellent. Unfortunately there was a problem with our order - however the way this was dealt with was exemplary and would mean we would definitely return despite this. Thank you.

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  14. RonjaM

    London

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 January 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 1
    Our server, Anastasia was great, but the restaurant overall was not good value for money. The food was not particularly good, the wine was cheap for its price, and the ambience was uncomfortable.

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  15. SueW

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We went for the set menu with a glass of wine. Really good value and food was more than we expected. Waiter made our evening,he was absolutely amazing, he had asked if we had anything to celebrate and one of the group said my birthday next week and he arranged a cake, really made our night. Definately will be back.

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  16. PeterS

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Kyle hosted our table was very pleasant and knowledgeable about the menu. Without a shadow of a doubt Kyle 'went the extra mile' to make our meal memorable. He was a great advertisement for the restaurant and the hotel in which the restaurant 'sits' to the point that we'll probably book a stay at the hotel!!!

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  17. Sarah

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 6 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Absolutely wonderful experience booked for a birthday brunch - the staff were so attentive and lovely - and they served a wonderful slice of the best cake ever for the birthday lady! Xxx

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  18. PaulH

    London

    65 reviews

    4.0

    65 reviews

    Dined on 5 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 2
    Great service, and food was quite nice. Sadly they hadn't noticed my advanced request for gluten-free in the booking, so the bread I got was measly and very dry compared to my friend's lovely big portions of standard bread. Note that if you use a voucher (we used a Timeout deal), the portions are smaller than normal, so you then have to pay more on side dishes. Nice enough venue, good music (quite loud which was fine for us, but may not be to everyone's taste). The lights are too bright which impacts the intimacy of dining out.

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  19. HelenaS

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Convenient place to eat before the theatre. Not a lot of atmosphere. But nice friendly staff.

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Went for breakfast. Food was excellent. Scrambled eggs and smoked salmon and the aavocado toast were both perfectly made and presented. Service was pleasant if a little amateur. Had to ask for items a few times and for plates to be cleared etc but overall a pleasant experience.

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  21. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great place. Enjoyed the food and service. Will definitely come back

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  22. Yasmeen

    London

    56 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    56 reviews

    Dined on 27 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Lunch on 26 Decdember 2023. Service and food very good. Located on the ground floor of a hotel.

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  23. Epicurean

    Philadelphia

    23 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on 24 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Nice restaurant in hotel setting on picturesque St. Martin's Lane. High marks for the Jerusalem Artichoke soup, Green Goddess salad and roasted duck breast (disregard the leg confit croquettes). Service was impeccable. We were very early on Christmas Eve, so there was very little "vibe". Value not great.

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  24. TomP

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 22 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A really cool place with good food and great s as ambiance. Phillipe Starck decor is iconic. Always a great choice.

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  25. OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 22 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    staff were amazing, food was great (pre theatre supper) will definitely return .

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  26. DK55

    London

    31 reviews

    1.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on 20 December 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    We arrived at the restaurant on 6:08pm for a Pre Theatre meal. We ordered two starters and two mains. The starters arrived on time. The cheese soufflé was tasty and nice. The Chicken Liver was very dry on a an even dryer layer of bread (or something). The dish was sent back and discounted from the expected bill. For the two main dishes we had to ask a few times for their whereabouts. Finally at 7:10 we got the two dishes. Although the plates were worm the meat itself was cold inside (both the duck and the beef). As the food was uneatable we lest the restaurant hungry straight to the theatre across the road. The play, Backstairs Billy, was excellent.

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  27. AnitaJ

    Hertfordshire

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 17 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Really enjoyed our festive meal out. Tables not too close together and music not too loud. Enough atmosphere in a very modern setting. Excellent service and great choice of cocktails and delicious food. Will definitely recommend and visit again.

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  28. MThomas

    London

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 16 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A lovely afternoon with my partner and family celebrating his birthday. Bottomless brunch, a delicious Lobster Benedict and mango sorbet. Anastasiia was a wonderfully attentive waiter, topping my glass up on time. Vivien, the Manager visited our table to welcome us and make sure we were we happy. The Bartender Marek had made my partner’s Tobacco Dock cocktail to his liking. Thank you for a lovely first visit, we will come again.

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  29. cph1

    London

    24 reviews

    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on 13 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had pre theatre lunch, and then back afterwards for tea and cake-fantastic food, good ambience, and a great find in the middle of theatre district. What really made it stand out was the quality of service from Juliana at lunchtime and Kyle in the afternoon. I very rarely leave reviews, but I thought they were first class. Will definitely go back again.

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  30. Jayde

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 5 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great experience, incredible food and fantastic service.

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  31. oxtedbay

    London

    56 reviews

    4.0

    56 reviews

    Dined on 22 November 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Ideal for pre theatre dinner. Tasty food and fantastic service from our waitress.

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  32. GaryCo

    Manitoba

    477 reviews

    4.0

    477 reviews

    Dined on 10 November 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was good and contained some very interesting ingredients. Creative cooking. Excellent service by Adan who was very attentive and helpful. I would try this place again.

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  33. Fatandfussy

    London

    142 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    142 reviews

    Dined on 3 November 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    We had an enjoyable pre-theatre dinner at this reliable restaurant. The food was just right and, although they were quite busy, we were very well looked after by the attentive Manuel and his colleagues. A couple more choices on the set menu would be appreciated but, that aside, I am always happy to come back here.

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  34. PeterV

    Brighton

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 November 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Good food, good service. The price a little high, but overall a good experience

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  35. David

    London

    2 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 October 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Excellent food and really chatty service, but a little slow (we allowed 2 hrs before a theatre performance directly opposite, and only just made it). Would certainly go back, though.

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  36. Jeff

    London

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 26 October 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We highly recommend The Restaurant. Tables well spaced and excellent service and food different and delicious. When we arrived they greeted my wife with a Happy Birthday and for dessert brought a small candlelit birthday cake for two decorated with my wife's name and sang Happy Birthday. Their house champagne is Veuve Cliquot - quality Pricing overall quite reasonable for such a good London restaurant.

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  37. HelenS

    Kent

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 25 October 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was very good. Staff were very attentive, friendly & helpful.

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  38. Fatandfussy

    London

    142 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    142 reviews

    Dined on 23 October 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Good food, nice attentive staff and very convenient for the theatre.

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  39. hoppyowl

    London

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 19 October 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The quality of the food was great. I had chicken liver starter, grain-fed chicken main, and choc fondant dessert. All yums but I was still hungry at the end. I had ordered from the pre-theatre menu and it's possible their à la carte menu offers larger portions. Service was attentive and the place was nice and quiet, although there were not many diners at the time I was there.

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  40. AshleyS

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 15 October 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    We went for brunch. ‘Bottomless’ brunch if you want to take them up on it. We didn’t. Arrived at midday on a crisp bright Sunday in autumn. Super quiet. Too quiet if you like places with a buzz. A hotel that used to be one of the places-to-be seems to have lost its way. But the food was really good on the whole. Bavette steak properly tender. Burger one of the best my daughter has had. Eggs Benedict for wife ok but tepid. Really good Bloody Mary. Lovely French toast. Decent pancake. Excellent menu. A DJ wearing a football shirt was setting up when we arrived. I knew there would be a DJ, no problem there, and he was pretty good, adding something much-needed atmosphere without drowning out conversation but not quite the cool St Martin’s vibe I had hoped for. Felt a bit Euro naff for a smart London hotel. But maybe I’m being a snob. Service very good. No quibbles about my 30% discount which made it an affordable experience. They gave me a birthday cake, too. Overall we were happy. My teenage daughter loved her first ‘up West’ brunch experience. I just think there are more atmospheric places and much nicer dining rooms. They’re trying hard and it deserves to be busier but there’s no soul to the place. Desperately needs an update or rethink. It felt like a hotel for Euro tourists, not a vibesy London hotspot. It didn’t feel ‘special’ like The Wolseley, The Delaunay or Claridges.

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FAQs

The Restaurant at St Martins Lane London is rated 4.2 stars by 242 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

19:00


Booked 7 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for The Restaurant at St Martins Lane London

45 St. Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4HX

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Long Acre
  • Area
    Covent Garden
  • Hours of Operation
    Breakfast Mon–Fri 07:00–10:30 Lunch Mon–Fri 12:00–14:30 Brunch Sat, Sun 12:00–15:30 Dinner Daily 17:00–22:00
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    British, Contemporary British, Breakfast
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Q Park is located underneath the hotel
  • Public Transit
    Leicester Square, Charing Cross, Covent garden, Piccadilly Circus
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Rohit Shenoy
  • Entertainment
  • Additional
    Banquet, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access
  • Phone number
    020 7300 5588
  • Catering
    Whether you are planning an intimate dinner for friends, a corporate luncheon or an extravagant soirée, sbe’s best-in-class service, versatile venues and award-winning catering will guarantee that your event will be a success.
  • Private party facilities
    Available for private events for up to 200 guests. Found just a couple of steps away from the lobby, The Restaurant boasts chic ambience, intimately lit with high ceilings and a playlist to match. The space can be adapted for exclusive hire events, removing the furniture to suit multiple layouts.
  • Private party contact
    Events Team: 020 7300 5574
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