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“Pies to die for” are the ace in the Brit-food pack at this “huge dining room” of a business-friendly hotel on the edge of the City. Chef Calum Franklin is the “wizard” behind this “savoury pastry mecca”, which has its own Pie Room with a dedicated take-away hatch, along with pie and Wellington masterclasses. Top Tip: “excellent choice for breakfast, too”.

£75
 ££££
3
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3
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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.

Summary

This “lovely, grand dining room” on the edge of the City is designed to impress, and provides “a great buzz”, and “classic staple dishes” to a largely business clientele, including first thing when it’s “an excellent breakfast venue”. Sartorially speaking, views divide on the “amusing trousers” which are standard issue for the waiting staff. STOP PRESS: In autumn 2017 a dedicated pie hatch is due to open.

£70
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3
Good
3
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4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

The “splendid appearance” of this impressive chamber, on the fringe of the City makes it “perfect for a high-level business discussion” (fuelled perhaps by a visit to its “fantastic” adjoining Scarfes Bar). “You wouldn’t maybe choose it for a gastronomic experience”, but all reports agree “it won’t let you down”.

£62
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

With its “old school glamour”, this “impressive”-looking operation (on the site that was once Pearl, RIP) is quite “a wow”, and its “spacious” and “buzzy” quarters are ideal for business; food-wise, however, it’s “nothing out of this world”. Top Tip – Check out the “wonderful” adjoining Scarfes Bar.

£62
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3
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4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Reviews of Holborn Dining Room Restaurant in WC1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Holborn Dining Room restaurant.
Geoffrey P
The place is a little bit hotel-like (not s...
Reviewed 1 months, 2 days ago

"The place is a little bit hotel-like (not surpiring really) with a manufactured atmoshere but the food is excellent brasserie fare."

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252 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7EN
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Opening hours
Monday7 am-6 pm, 5 pm-10:30 pm
Tuesday7 am-6 pm, 5 pm-10:30 pm
Wednesday7 am-6 pm, 5 pm-10:30 pm
Thursday7 am-6 pm, 5 pm-10:30 pm
Friday7 am-6 pm, 5 pm-10:30 pm
Saturday8 am-6 pm, 5 pm-10:30 pm
Sunday8 am-6 pm, 5 pm-10 pm

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