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Summary

“Even when the ground floor is heaving and loud, it’s thankfully quiet” in the civilised dining room over this pub, off Fleet Street; the ambitious fare is “perfect for a business lunch”, but its value fluctuates as “pricing seems to rely on the frequent 50% off food deals”.

£63
Good
Very Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Very sound”, “high-end gastropub-style food” makes this “excellent” Fleet Street pub a “reliably good choice for a business lunch”; the upstairs dining room “is fortunately well-insulated from the noisy bar below”.

£63
Very Good
Very Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

A bustling Fleet Street boozer, “transformed a few years ago from humdrum pub to gastronomic treat”; “very sound” cooking is served in the restaurant upstairs (which is completely insulated from the noisy bar below).

£53
Good
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Yes
Portions,
No
No
10 pm
108 Fetter Ln, London, EC4A 1ES
Opening hours

lunch noon - 3 pm, dinner 6 pm - 10 pm
Last orders: 10 pm

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