Located in the imposing Salesforce Tower London (formerly Heron Tower), The Drift is a striking bar and restaurant that occupies two floors and extends out into a tranquil al fresco space.
Guests can choose between two bars, one of which overlooks Europe's largest aquarium, and a restaurant serving all-day fare using locally sourced produce.
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110 BishopsgateLondonEC2N 4AY
- Public transport:
- London Liverpool Street, Underground
We stopped here on a hot, hungover day for a cocktail in the shade (and because 2 of our party we're wearing trainers which meant they were refused entry to Sushi Samba!). When we arrived we were told we couldn't sit in the ground floor area, but could sit outside or upstairs. We opted for outside and ordered some cocktails. They took a LONG time to arrive! I can understand that they take a...more
Decent spot for lunch.
I had Lamb shank. It was really nice. Cooked well. Came with sweet potato mash but no veg which I found unusual.
The steaks looked awesome. Through one friend asked for medium rare and got well done (a waiter error more than kitchen error we think)
Recommend it for a working lunch. Or just a good lunch.more
They get 1 star for stocking Sierra Nevada, but the service here is truly terrible.
We were left waiting time and time again to order drinks and they don't even wipe down the tables between courses!
The aesthetic of this place is ok, but all in all it doesn't work as a cohesive restaurant dining experience.
1) There's too much food on the menu - they do everything from mediterranean mezzo...more
Walked by this place after drinks in the City, and it was just so buzzing and popular that we had to pop in for a drink. It was entirely packed on the ground floor, so we went upstairs to get a better shot at the bar. The wait was long, but it was only because everyone around us was ordering fancy cocktails... the strawberry and lavender mojito looked amazing and was served in a jar, and for 8...more
It is at the bottom of Heron Tower and definitely doesn't have the glam of the two restaurants at the top of the tower - Sushi Samba and Duck and Waffle. It wasn't easy to find either, because it is to the side of the building. It belongs to the same chain that operates Folly, the Anthologist etc. It has the same look and feel to it - high ceilings, benches and floral design. I went there for...more