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survey result

Summary

£91
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“It is rare to encounter a five-star ambience, as well as welcoming service, and a high standard of food, all at once in the City” and, on pretty much all accounts, there’s “no better place if you’re looking for an exceptional evening location” than the 37th floor of the ‘Walkie Talkie’ (“go for a walk in the garden... with a drink... take in the amazing view…”). As the survey was concluding in June 2019, chef Dan Fletcher left for Somerset, and a new chef, George Farrugia (ex-Bob Bob Ricard) joined this operation run by caterers ‘rhubarb’ – hopefully the good all-round performance will survive the upheaval.

Summary

£91
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“It is rare to encounter a five-star ambience, as well as welcoming service, and a high standard of food, all at once in the City” and, on pretty much all accounts, there’s “no better place if you’re looking for an exceptional evening location” than the 37th floor of the ‘Walkie Talkie’ (“go for a walk in the garden... with a drink... take in the amazing view…”). As the survey was concluding in June 2019, chef Dan Fletcher left for Somerset, and a new chef, George Farrugia (ex-Bob Bob Ricard) joined this operation run by caterers ‘rhubarb’ – hopefully the good all-round performance will survive the upheaval.

Summary

£91
 ££££
3
Good
2
Average
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Perched at the top of the City’s ‘Walkie-Talkie’ tower, this 37th-floor venue has hot competition among London’s recent spate of high-rise restaurant openings – but some fan feel “Iit has the best views of them all”. The food is “very good”, too – “delicious and well executed” – by Dan Fletcher, former head chef at The Square. “Shame it’s so expensive”, though.

Summary

£91
 ££££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The view is great (well it should be at these prices!)”, perched on top of the City’s ‘Walkie-Talkie’ tower. Sceptics say the food is “overpriced for what it is”, but harsh critiques are notable by their absence, and fans by contrast are enthusiastic, saying the cuisine (overseen since April 2017 by ex Square head chef, Dan Fletcher) is “superlative, creative, and well-judged”.

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Restaurant details

Yes
16
No dress code
Yes

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£17.00 £36.00 £12.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.00
Filter Coffee £3.70
Extras  
Service 12.50%
20 Fenchurch St, London, EC3M 3BY
Opening hours
Monday10 am‑6 pm
Tuesday10 am‑11 pm
Wednesday10 am‑11 pm
Thursday10 am‑12 am
Friday10 am‑2 am
Saturday8:30 am‑2 am
Sunday8:30 am‑11 pm

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