RestaurantsLondonCityEC2

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Summary

£99
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Signs of returning normality with a full Coq!”. This “purring” D&D London operation sits on the top floor of No 1 Poultry – with leafy roof terraces in sight of the Bank of England – and is a well-established linchpin of the Square Mile lunching scene. For foodies, it can seem a disappointing experience, but for those packing corporate plastic it’s valued as a “great location in the heart of the City for a pricey-but-decent business lunch serving upmarket staples with a French twist”. Top Tip – “good for breakfast in the summer on the outside terrace”.

Summary

£96
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2
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2
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3
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The great location” atop No 1 Poultry, “in the heart of the City”, makes this D&D London venue “perfect for entertaining out-of-town business guests” (who might recognise it from the James Bond sequence in the opening ceremony of the London Olympics). It’s “slick and efficient”, too, which helps for scheduling “a time-critical business lunch”. On the debit side, “staff sometimes get overwhelmed by the number of diners”, and “the nosh is upmarket but predictable”“glad I wasn’t paying for it!”.

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£95
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2
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “swish rooftop restaurant in the City” from D&D London is “always an impressive venue to take people, with good food and great views”. It sits at the top of No 1 Poultry, a dramatic modern building that featured in the James Bond sequence during the London Olympics opening ceremony, and has a “great outdoor space for warm evenings”. But beware: what’s “great for a good business lunch”“mainly corporate credit cards” – can be a shock for the self-funded: “didn’t check to see if there was a set lunch… painful!”.

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£80
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“On a warm summer’s day, the roof garden is a secluded and delightful place to escape the pressure of the Square Mile”, say fans of D&D London’s long-established, 7th-floor perch, just a stone’s throw from Bank. Squarely aimed at a “very City clientele”, it’s a “swanky expense-accounter venue, whose starched napery will not disappoint your visiting client from NYC”; and where a meal can be started with preprandial drinks on the terrace. Fans feel it offers “high quality, well-prepared” French cuisine – the more downbeat version is that it’s “pricey for what it provides”: either way, you get “a great view!”

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1 Poultry, London, EC2R 8EJ

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Highchair,Menu
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No dress code
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Coq d’Argent Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Coq d’Argent Restaurant in EC2, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Coq d’Argent restaurant.
Richard F
Service was a bit slow apparently due to st...
Reviewed 2 months, 2 days ago

"Service was a bit slow apparently due to staffing issues - but made up for by apologising and glass of bubbly"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always £30.00 £35.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£20.00 £41.50 £11.00 £12.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £42.00
Filter Coffee £6.00
Extras  
Service 15.00%
1 Poultry, London, EC2R 8EJ
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Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑6 pm

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