£25 and under
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Watering hole for suited city-types. Huge and crazy busy of a weekday evening. Respectable collection of rums that the staff can discuss with confidence - that I like.
I can't see it having any other defining or redeeming characteristics.
That's not to say the place is a nasty, dive. It's not. It just doesn't offer anything more.
No doubt part of it's popularity is based on it's...more
Why is Sunday Roast not a thing in the US??? Best meal I had in London. Hands down.
Went here for Sunday Roast per a friend's recommendation, and I'm so glad I did. The service was fabulous (even walked away with some suggestions for other great places), the clientele was cool (chatted with a few locals), and the ambiance was just what I like. Modern and open but still somehow cozy.
Massive, dark, modern venue. Restaurant and a few different bars upstairs. Bars and lounge/booth seating downstairs. So, you know, EVERYONE WHO WORKS IN THE CITY OF LONDON WAS THERE. Crowded and noisy, I was supposed to be there for an alumni event but couldn't find anyone and couldn't hear my conversation with the people I did go with. Sort of a middle-aged crowd. If you're not dressed to...more
Great service and a detailed décor does not save this place from getting two stars.
I visited The Folly for a birthday dinner and had the Beef & Reef for main course since it was promoted as a special £15 deal. It included half a lobster, steak & chips and a glass of bubbly (or another drink). Not bad a premise but that's where the compliments end: the half a lobster should actually be called...more
Truly disappointing. The place is crowded, but I don't know why. The busy waiter was really charming and did his best, but the place was not worth his efforts. We had some fun looking cocktails and some bubbly. All acceptable, but not outstanding. Another niggle: The bread did not come with enough oil and balsamic vinegar. The "Roman" chips where meant to have Parmesan and truffle oil on it...more