Venue Details & Map
39 Queen Victoria St
City of LondonLondonEC4N 4SF
- +44 (0)20 7248 3062
Sweetings is something of an institution, clearly, in the city. With its lunch only, no bookings, communal seating character, it seems like a cool place to go to. However, the Mansion House location seemed to have been enough of a reason to add a slightly unreasonable mark-up. We ordered the fried whitebait plate as a starter. Not bad.
For mains, I ordered the Plaice and my sister got the...more
We loved this place!!! It is such a hidden gem! It's totally a locals place as we were the only tourists in the place. There were a lot of business men who had lunch here. You can only dine during the lunch hours and only Monday through Friday. We grabbed lunch after St. Paul's Cathedral.
The set up is actually quite quaint. There are "bars" or tables set in the dining area, each bar is...more
Very good but VERY pricey! The service was also great. The ambiance is a bit stale and formal.
There's other fish and chips in London that are just as good for a lot less money.more
The reasons I wanted to eat at this place was because of another recommendation from my favorite ravel guru, Tony Bourdain and his pal Ferguson Henderson. I had a simple lunch of fresh, buttered peas, chips and fried shrimp. Just perfectly executed. Service was so friendly and helpful. I will make a quick return to this wonderful lunch only spot.more
Sweetings has been open since 1889 which is as old school as you can get. They've been serving basically the same menu for close to 125 years. While waiting for our table, standing at the bar for an afternoon beer in a pewter mug, I spied an old menu on the wall in a frame. Sure enough it was almost the same as their current menu. You won't find anything fancy here. Just great quality...more