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Summary

£61
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2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* 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.

Summary

£61
  £££
2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* 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” are likely to deter all but expense account diners (and maybe also TV fans, as the show First Dates has been filmed here for the past six years).

Summary

£61
  £££
2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Overlooking St Paul’s from the fringes of the Square Mile’s Paternoster Square development, this D&D London operation caters mainly for City expense-accounters. It’s best known as the location for TV show First Dates, but for romance look elsewhere – “the tables are too close together” and the food’s “expensive and average”.

Summary

£56
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

That its main claim to fame nowadays is as the location for TV show First Dates speaks volumes for the unimpressive performance of this modern steakhouse, by St Paul’s, which has never really made the grade with its natural City business-dining constituency. “Of all the D&D London places, this is near the bottom, with impossibly slow service, tables too close, little ambience or magic to the room itself, and average food”. (And in real-life, heart-throb maître d’ Fred Sirieix doesn’t work here, but at Galvin at Windows on Park Lane.)

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Restaurant details

Yes
Highchair, Portions
Yes
13
No dress code
128

Prices

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

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£12.00 £21.00 £4.50 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £18.50
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £3.00
Service 12.50%
1 Warwick Court, London, EC4M 7DX
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Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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