A popular tourist hub that juxtaposes centuries of history against a vibrant modern culture, the City of London is home to some of London’s most well-loved attractions. One of London’s two most high-profile financial centres, much of the City is lined with high-end bars and ritzy restaurants. Check out all of our top tips and suggestions below, in ‘Where to Eat in the City of London’.
Restaurants in the City of London
Address: Tower 42, 25 Old Broad St, London EC2N 1HQ
Twenty-four levels above London, located in Tower 42, visitors can find City Social. Tower 42 is the third-tallest building in the capital and offers breath-taking views over London’s vast landscape. The décor inside City Social is sleek and stylish, with a simplistic black décor with touches of gold throughout, it truly enhances the amazing views of the City of London outside the towering glass panels of the building. Head Chefs, Paul Walsh and Jason Atherton, had to work hard to obtain City Social’s Michelin star reputation. Visitors can expect to find a refined yet brilliantly creative menu that celebrates the best of British ingredients. If you are stuck wondering where to eat in the City of London, City Social is an excellent option.
Duck and Waffle
Address: 110 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AY
Located on the 40th floor of the Heron Tower, Duck and Waffle is London tallest restaurant that’s open 24 hours a day. From the moment you step inside the lift and are boosted 230 metres into the sky, until the moment you leave it is an extraordinary experience. With a playful, modern décor and an intimate, welcoming atmosphere this is a great place to head no matter what the occasion, or time. Duck and Waffle offer a traditional British menu with a strong European influence that is bursting with flavours and creativity. A personal recommendation for your visit is without a doubt the iconic duck and waffle itself, one of the only restaurants in London to serve the unique combination!
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It's nearly time to say goodbye to our Igloos, pop in this week to get your last fix. In order to get everything ready for our Surfers Paradise this summer we'll be closing the terrace for few days from 29th April – 1st May. 🏄 Our main restaurant will still be open though, for you to see the progress.
Address: 3, Three Quays Walk, Lower Thames St, London EC3R 6AH
On the banks of the River Thames, visitors will find the highly popular Coppa Club. Situated next to the Tower of London and a range of other iconic attractions this is a great option when deciding where to eat in the City of London. One of the most talked about things about the Coppa Club are the outdoor pods also known as the surfer shacks turn igloos in the winter months, on the south terrace of the restaurant. These unique seating options catch the sun on a summer’s day and make the most of the scenic river view. This riverside restaurant is one of the best in the City of London serving simple recipes done right.
Address: 27 Poultry, London EC2R 8AJ
The Ned doesn’t just offer you one restaurant but eight restaurants all under one roof in the heart of the City of London. This old banking hall now serves exceptional food from all around the world, with restaurants offering a variety of cuisines. Each restaurant has a distinct area with its own striking décor that relates to the gourmet food it serves. If you can’t choose between the assortment of restaurants in the striking, grand hall, head to The Ned on a Sunday where you can attend Ned’s Feast where you can eat as much as you can across a number of the brilliant establishments. With some many options available this is definitely one of the best options when wondering where to eat in the City of London.
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Address: 1 Bell Inn Yard, London, EC3V 0BL
This hidden hotspot can be found in the middle of the City of London, underground in the historic gold vaults of the old Bank of England. This sophisticated venue is one of the finest steakhouses in the whole of London, with a strong Argentine heritage Gaucho has a scrumptious award-winning menu. The rich history of this site is incorporated into the restaurants luxurious décor with bold animal print chairs and dazzling lighting. Gaucho is a great option if you are looking for a fantastic steakhouse but unsure where to eat in the City of London.
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