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survey result

Summary

£71
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Standards remain high” at JKS Restaurants’ “Anglo-Indian sporting and military-themed eaterie” in the Bloomberg Arcade – “a go-to lunching spot (albeit that City lunching is significantly less prevalent than in days gone by)”. The “amazing and different dishes” are “full of flavour and spices”. Top Menu Tips – “the tandoori meats in particular are excellent” and “dum beef shin and bone marrow biryani is a must try!”

Summary

£71
  £££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“One of the sheer tastiest places to eat in town” – JKS Restaurants’ highly popular outpost in Bloomberg Arcade continues to inspire raves for its “delicious and different” Indian cuisine (very much “not your traditional curry house”). The large interior, with its many bars and TV screens, is more divisive: it’s “awesome” for its core clientele, but “the ambience screams ‘City Boys’ (especially when there’s sport on)”. Top Menu Tip – “Indo-Chinese chilli paneer lettuce cups… so many tastes at the same time!”

Summary

£67
  £££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Magnificent” Indian scoff (and surprisingly good value considering the location) has quickly earned a stellar reputation for this “superb” venue in the City’s Bloomberg Arcade (from JKS, “the same group as Trishna, Gymkhana etc”). It’s a “noisy” venue with plentiful TV screens showing sport and is a haven for “meat-lovers” – all of which gives it a decidedly male feel. But it “oozes fun”, and even detractors who find it “slightly excessively ‘City’” – and “about as authentic as Kim Kardashian” – concede that “there’s no doubt the food and drink can’t be beaten”.

Summary

£55
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Mindblowing!” – this “colonially-themed” yearling in the City’s Bloomberg Arcade is “another smash hit from JKS” and “probably the best place to eat in the Square Mile” right now. Occupying a “comfortable (slightly macho) sequence of little rooms”, staff are notably “patient and helpful”, while foodwise “the focus is on Indian sharing plates” with “insanely good” grilled meats (lamb chops in particular), plus “all your local curry favourites, dressed up with wonderful, perfumed aromatics and dazzling dips”. “They don’t pull any punches when it comes to heat in dishes either”, and “there’s a strong drinks menu too” – you can see “thought has gone into the beer selection”. With numerous TV screens, “it’s a great place to watch sports” (“they even have a pool table!”)

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Delivery, Take out & Mail order

Take out

This Indian barbecue, beer, and whisky venue in Bloomberg Arcade, has launched a "Daru" Shop. Taking inspiration from the hundreds of Daru shops found all over India: visitors to the newly formatted Brigadiers recpetion will find a traditional indian off-licence, selling both bottled alcohol, and drinks and food 'to-go'.

With the tagline of 'Beer, Whisky, Coktails, Mangoes', the Daru shop will be a one-stop shop for picking up takeaway pints, drinks, and snacks in the City.


Click & Collect

Brigadiers' Delivery and Click & Collect has new opening hours to include Friday lunchtime (from 1pm). From Friday 19 June, delivery will have a vastly extended delivery radius of 8 miles for orders made the day before the desired delivery, and 3 miles for same-day delivery. An 'Office Biryani Feast' will be available exclusively via Click & Collect between 1pm and 5pm Fridays, with a menu including a Shahi Raan Biryani (£25 per head, minimum of 4 guests).

Check out the website for more details!


 

Bloomberg Arcade, Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4N 8AR

Restaurant details

55, 38, 16, 14, 8, 34
No dress code

Brigadiers Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Brigadiers Restaurant in EC2R, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Brigadiers restaurant.
Philip W
Simply off the scale in terms of culinary e...
Reviewed 3 months, 13 days ago

"Simply off the scale in terms of culinary excellence. As good as anywhere (maybe Hoppers the only exception). Perhaps, like Dishoom, at times verging on the one dimensional under-flavour but always a joy nonetheless"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £25.00 £30.00

Starter Main Pudding
£7.50 £28.00 £10.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £37.00
Filter Coffee £5.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Bloomberg Arcade, Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4N 8AR
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑2:45 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑2:45 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:45 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:45 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑10:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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