Merchants Tavern is housed in a Victorian warehouse and former apothecary in Shoreditch, on the edge of the City of London. A collaboration between Neil Borthwick (formerly of Michel Bras and The Square), Angela Hartnett (of Murano) and the founders of the Canteen chain, the bar, dining room and private room offers a full al a carte menu with dishes inspired and influenced by the ingredients and cooking techniques of France, Italy and Spain. Group and function menus are also available. The bar is open all day from 11.00 am offering coffee and tea, a bar menu from noon to 11.00 pm, craft beers, draught cider, cocktails and traditional and natural wines. The venue is closed all day on Mondays and Sunday evenings.
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36 Charlotte RoadLondonEC2A 3PG
Loving this place! Not the cheapest of nights out but, if you fancy treating yourself I'd recommend.
Booked in advance to secure a table on a Thursday night so recommend that! The bar area was lively with people, stopping for a pre-dinner drink. Live DJ playing a variety of tunes. Buzzing atmosphere and engaging bar staff. So to the cocktail menu. Not your normal cocktails listed so...more
As a visitor to London, this tavern delivered the best meal I have had so far. Friendly service, delicious bread and the venison gnocchi is yummy.more
Came here on a Sunday and got the £25 for 3 courses deal- a lovely small plate of baked beets and root veggies with foie gras, amazing pork belly with 3 pieces of roast potatoes (could've done with more), and an okay serving of Chocolate spice cake.
Very comfortable seating, I was able to get a table pretty easily. It was actually quite vacant when I was there compared to Princess of...more
Amazing restaurant and the best I've been to in Shoreditch! Even the complimentary bread and butter were of impressive quality, and I'm a certified carb enthusiast.
My friend and I shared the foie and chicken liver toast, crispy pork, tuna sashimi, and quail with foie to start. They were all incredibly delicious and well-prepared and I'd order them again in a heartbeat. For my entree I chose...more
Outstanding for drinks, will have to try the food soon.
We dropped by on a chilly evening over the holidays to grab a drink and warm up. My wife asked if they had mulled wine, to which the bartender replied, "no, but I'll make you some" and proceeded to whip up a batch so perfectly spiced and balanced that it's made it difficult to drink it anywhere else. I had a very good scotch-based...more