The City

  • Wagtail bar and restaurant will be a City rooftop bar with one hell of a view

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    The City is getting a new rooftop bar and restaurant from the team behind Aviary at Finsbury Square. Wagtail will take over the rooftop space of the old House of Fraser building on King William Street. It's by Maven Leisure which itself is owned by the team behind ETM Group who operate, among others, Aviary, The Botanist on Sloane Square and the Chiswell Street Dining Rooms in Moorgate. And they've brought in some

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  • Revolve restaurant brings top guest chefs to the City

    Revolve brasserie 

    20/4/22 - Updated with the opening date

    We already have the new Carousel in Fitzrovia and Kerb Counter in Shoreditch - now there's another restaurant on the way that's a

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  • Buns From Home open in Covent Garden and the Royal Exchange

    buns from home covent garden and royal exchange

    It's been a busy old year so far for the folks at Buns From Home. Barely three months after opening their last place, the business which grew out of lockdown has flourished by opening a further two brand new bakeries, in the heart of the West End and the City of London.

    The first to throw open its doors was the Buns From Home in Covent Garden where you'll find their signature cinnamon and cardamon

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  • The best restaurant and bars in the City of London

    The best restaurants in The City

    The City of London runs between Chancery Lane and the Tower of London. The famous Square Mile offers a wealth of great places to eat and drink where London’s history meets the modern-day. We’ve rounded up the most exciting places in the City to meet all budgets.

  • Truffle Burger are bringing all the truffles to The City

    Truffle Burger are coming to The City

    They've started out as street food before getting a permanent space in Soho last year and now Truffle Burger are getting bigger, with a new restaurant in The City. 

    As before, and the name really gives away, it's ALL about truffles - and there's a lot of them on the menu. Here's a taste: 

    • Truffle Burger - Beef & Smoked Bacon patty, fig jam, crispy onions, raclette cheese
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  • Silverleaf will be a destination cocktail bar for The City

    Silverleaf will be a destination cocktail bar for The City 

    The City isn't blessed with an abundance of the best cocktail bars right now, but that looks about to change with the latest addition to the new Pan Pacific hotel. 

    The hotel opened before Christmas, but now it's getting ready to unveil Silverleaf, its cocktail bar - and it's brought in an impressive team to do so. That's Chris Tanner and Simo of Soho's Millroy's

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  • Stem & Glory brings plant-based food to Broadgate Circle

    Stem & Glory brings plant-based food to Broadgate Circle

    Stem & Glory, the plant-based restaurant in The City, moved pretty far afield for their second restaurant, opening in Cambridge. For their third opening, however, they're back in the same territory as the original with a new restaurant that's coming to Broadgate Circle. 

    Here's a taste of what's on their vegan menu:

    • Royal Vegan Tagine - harissa grilled tofu
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  • Duck & Waffle turns into the Polar Express for the festive season

    duck and waffle christmas

    Some London restaurants are happy to put up a few baubles and bits of tinsel in the run-up to Christmas and consider themselves fully decorated.

    Then, there are the places who truly understand the assignment and go all-out.

    High rise City restaurant Duck & Waffle is definitely the latter type of place. For the festive season they've quite literally transformed the restaurant and bar into a scene from the

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  • Test Driving Bob Bob Ricard City - new look, new menu and Champagne at the press of a button

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    Bob Bob Cité has transformed into Bob Bob Ricard City. We head down to see just what's changed and to press that Champagne button...

  • Where's Fred's is a City café/wine bar from the District team

    Where's Fred's is a City café/wine bar from the District team

    A new cafe by day/wine bar by night is heading to The City. Where's Fred comes from Chelsea Finch, who's also behind the Districtcafés in Parsons Green, Mayfair and Nine Elms.

    The food menu is going to change throughout the day. So they'll start with a brunch-style menu on which

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  • Bob Bob Ricard City is reopening with a new look, chef and menu

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    22/10/21 - Updated with interior pics

    As sure a sign that the City is coming back to life as any is the news that Bob Bob Ricard City is reopening. The restaurant formerly known as Bob Bob Cité has been closed since the first lockdown, but it's throwing open its doors once more this autumn. There'll be plenty to entice old and new customers through the door with the interiors and menu both getting an

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  • Gazette Chancery is a new trad French brasserie for Chancery Lane

    gazette chancery french brasserie London

    City workers looking for a new place to have a business lunch or after work catch up should try out new French brasserie Gazette which has just opened up off Chancery Lane in the old Vanilla Black spot.

    The restaurant comes from Walter Lecocq, who worked with Alain Ducasse and Gordon Ramsay and was GM at Richard Corrigan's Lindsay House before setting up Gazette with Pascal Even in 2007. Since then, the

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  • Restaurant Story chef Tom Sellers pops up at The Ned

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    A few months ago we told you about The Parlour, the new jazz and cabaret bar at The Ned. Well, things just got a little more exciting with the news that Tom Sellers, chef from the two Michelin-starred Restaurant Story in SE1, will host a residency there for the month of October.

    Tom’s tasting menu comprises

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  • Duck & Waffle is back open for 24-hour bookings

    Duck & Waffle is back open for 24-hour bookings 

    We may be some way off from knowing when the Night Tube is ever coming back, but there's at least one good sign that late-night eating and drinking in London is back on the cards. 

    For the first time since the very first lockdown, Duck & Waffle is back to its original 24 hour opening hours. So if you're back at work in the City and really fancy some of their BBQ spiced crispy

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  • Canopy by Hilton London City is bringing a huge rooftop restaurant to Aldgate

    canopy by hilton london city rooftop bar

    If you've been wondering what's going in the uber-modern lattice building just off the Minories in the City, let us enlighten you.

    It's going to be the first of a new brand of Hilton hotels, but the thing you're going to be really interested in is its rooftop restaurant and bar, Florattica. With inside and outside seating it'll serve up weekday breakfast, a weekend tapas brunch and a general small

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