RestaurantsLondonClerkenwellEC1

survey result

Summary

£77
 ££££
3
Good
2
Average
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “lovely location” with “great views” across the meat market to the City is reason enough to visit this top-floor venue, with a menu that focuses unsurprisingly on red meat. There’s a “good atmosphere, with tables not too close together”, which makes it a top choice for City-fringe business lunches. The “fixed-price steak and Malbec is great value for money”.

Summary

£77
 ££££
3
Good
2
Average
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “lovely location” with “great views” across the meat market to the City is reason enough to visit this top-floor venue, with a menu that focuses unsurprisingly on red meat. There’s a “good atmosphere, with tables not too close together”, which makes it a top choice for City-fringe business lunches. The “fixed-price steak and Malbec is great value for money”.

Summary

£77
 ££££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Superb views over Smithfield meat market, St Paul’s and the Square Mile” can still make a trip to this spacious top-floor restaurant special. Once upon a time it was one of the top business lunch destinations for City types, but achieves no such recommendations nowadays. But while it’s “not quite as good as it used to be in its heyday, it still serves up some delicious steak”.

Summary

£77
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The “wonderful rooftop location”, with “old London lit up all around and visible from all parts of the restaurant”, makes this an “excellent night-time venue”. “The food is first-class”, too, with a focus on rare-breed British beef, appropriate for the meat-market setting, while service is “attentive without being overbearing”. “With a little more care this has the potential to be really outstanding.”

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Restaurant details

Yes
Highchair,Portions
Yes
No dress code
70

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£12.80 £30.80 £5.00 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
67-77 Charterhouse St, London, EC1M 6HJ
Opening hours
Monday10:30 am‑11 pm
Tuesday10:30 am‑11 pm
Wednesday10:30 am‑11 pm
Thursday10 am‑12 am
Friday10 am‑12 am
Saturday12 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑5 pm

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