The man behind Polpo and his partner Richard Beatty have taken over the site of the old Marquis of Granby on Seven Dials to launch "a proper Victorian purpose-built boozer that we could stamp our mark on". The Ape & Bird features bars over three floors, take reservations for lunch and dinner while also holding some tables for walk-ins. Expect a frequently changing menu will also respond to what's available from the market.
Address: 142 Shaftesbury Ave, London WC2H 8HJ
Telephone number: 020 7836 3119
Nearest station: Leicester Sqaure/ Covent Garden
- Private Hire available
- Bar area
Critic reviews - total score 5.5 out of 10