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£74
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Punters are often drawn to this D&D London operation because of its association with TV show ‘First Dates’, for which it was famously the location. Originally it was conceived by the group as a classic City steakhouse kind of place, but has never really made waves in that department. Still, the odd report says it’s a “useful” option in the area (although, note, if you haven’t visited for a little while, it’s moved – it’s no longer overlooking St Paul’s from Paternoster Square and is now on Ludgate Hill).

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

A dependable steak remains the menu highlight at this D&D London grill, but some regulars are “disappointed that it has moved location (from Paternoster Square to Ludgate Hill) and is no longer overlooking St Paul’s”. Oddly for a restaurant catering to City business diners, the previous venue became famous for hosting reality TV show ‘First Dates’.

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£65
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This City-based grill overlooking St Paul's Cathedral, from D&D London, is pitched firmly at the location’s business diners – but it does have a romantic side, as the location for seven years of ‘reality’ TV show First Dates, starring maître d’ extraordinaire Fred Sirieix, with actors playing the parts of waiting and bar staff.

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£61
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This business-friendly venue overlooking St Paul’s Cathedral is part of the D&D London operation and offers “pretty good steaks” cooked over charcoal, although the “ridiculous prices” have sometimes detered all but expense account diners (and maybe also TV fans, as the show First Dates has been filmed here for the past six years). In November 2020, its moving sticks to a new site a short walk away due to the refurbishment of its current site.

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1 Warwick Court, London, EC4M 7DX

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Highchair,Portions
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Paternoster Chop House Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Paternoster Chop House Restaurant in EC4, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Paternoster Chop House restaurant.
Matthew C
Decent and safe option...
Reviewed 2 months, 8 days ago

"Decent and safe option"

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Tim Y
Doing what the City enjoys, with high level...
Reviewed 10 months, 16 days ago

"Doing what the City enjoys, with high levels of testosterone, impressive steaks and a strong supporting cast. Service keen to please, if on the young side. "

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£9.00 £26.50 £6.00 £10.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £29.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
1 Warwick Court, London, EC4M 7DX
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Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
SundayCLOSED

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