RestaurantsLondonCityEC2

survey result

Summary

£118
£££££
3
Good
4
Very Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Fine fish, delicately cooked and served” is the speciality at this “smart modern restaurant on the top floor of a hotel” near Broadgate, from D&D London. Food of this standard is rare in the City, and “not even the dullest business chat can take the edge off the outstanding cooking and wines”. It’s a discreet place, too, “and the team knows when to shoot the breeze with diners and when to withdraw to let the serious negotiations take place”.

Summary

£111
£££££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Perfectly executed fish” from a “varied and delicate” menu adds to the elevation of this 7th-floor D&D London perch, at the top of a hotel near Broadgate, where the “nice verandah” comes into its own in the summer months. Cooking of this quality is rare in the City, and even non expense-accounters will seek it out. This year’s most critical report? – “probably worth its Michelin star, but pricey and the chef didn’t take any gambles”.

Summary

£104
£££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Paradise for anyone who loves fish and seafood”, this “first-class 7th-floor” restaurant “with a lovely terrace” near Broadgate is a champion of the D&D London stable – “and the views of the City only make it more exciting”. “Chef Gary Foulkes works closely with all the best suppliers in the UK and it shows in the quality and freshness of every dish”. Top Tip: “the mackerel tartare with oyster cream is not to be missed”.

Summary

£92
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Gary Foulkes’s “classy” cuisine – “always perfect” fish and seafood, from a menu showcasing sustainable British Isles produce – maintains this “City gem” as the culinary star of D&D London at present. Occupying the “cool and refined” top floor of a hotel near Broadgate, it’s “a great place for a business lunch, with excellent light”: “one wall is virtually all window, overlooking the neighbouring blocks” (and there’s a terrace for sunny days). “It’s pricey, but you are slap bang in the heart of the Square Mile.”

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Angler, South Place Hotel Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Angler, South Place Hotel Restaurant in EC2, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Angler, South Place Hotel restaurant.
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Technically precise and well-thought-out fi...
Reviewed 2 months, 27 days ago

"Technically precise and well-thought-out fish dishes make Angler justify its Michelin star, with the kitchen showing a delicate touch and the confidence to sometimes elevate some humble fish species. What lets the experience down is ambitious pricing on both food and wine for the ingredients used (hence only a 3 for food purely on value), rather by-the-numbers service, and the very hotel-like vibe of the dining room. You can't help but feel the food's a bit wasted here, especially on the business clientele who don't seem to be paying it much attention."

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Neill A
Creative cooking, good wine list (but exces...
Reviewed 8 months, 5 days ago

"Creative cooking, good wine list (but excessive markup), and an attentive and helpful sommelier. "

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Peter C
Disappointing for a Michelin starred restau...
Reviewed 8 months, 12 days ago

"Disappointing for a Michelin starred restaurant. Tasting started well, but did not excite. Wine pairing was poor and service was average. Not quite delivering on its promise."

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Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 135.00 Always available 10
Menu2 55.00 Lunch only 7

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£29.00 £46.00 £8.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 15.00%
3 South Pl, London, EC2M 2AF
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2:15 pm, 6 pm‑9:15 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:15 pm, 6 pm‑9:15 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:15 pm, 6 pm‑9:15 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:15 pm, 6 pm‑9:15 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:15 pm, 6 pm‑9:15 pm
SundayCLOSED

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