Inspired by the fantasy world of fairy tales and the fabulous fables of Aesop, The Fable bar and restaurant is out of the ordinary, where every detail tells a story. It offers seasonal cuisine and sensational cocktails alongside bespoke events, fascinating masterclasses and unique customised experiences.
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52 Holborn ViaductLondonEC1A 2FD
- Public transport:
- Farringdon, Underground
First the biases. We were American tourists brought here as part of a tour; this was one of the included dinners. We did not choose the venue, nor did we select from the full range of the regular menu, as the tour company and the restaurant had worked out a deal on a limited, prix fixe (at least for us) menu. We were on vacation and in a good mood. The Fable would need to have fallen on its...more
A really nice decorated modern bar/ restaurant in Faringdon, and probably can accommodate for most occasions, it fairly large. The staff besides forgetting and getting our orders wrong were apologetic and helpful and gave good service. And there was a variety of interesting drinks. However with all that said, what really let down this restaurant was the food, very mediocre pub food. Myself and...more
I've been here a few times. Once for leaving drinks, a few times for drinks after work and also twice for breakfast
I love the cocktail menu here but I suppose they are pricey and they never have any deals unlike plenty of other nice bars in the area. But they always have some funky ones in treacle jars or jam jars! And they've always been tasty! The menu has looked the same for a while now so...more
Staff was a bit stiff.
Decoration tried to imitate a garden but sure was a really poor one with just a few plants lying around.
I ordered a "handmade lemonade" and it came from a (two actually) bottles. I am still to know what the "handmade" stands for..
Was expecting way more.more
The Fable is the most recent restaurant to be opened in the capital by Drake & Morgan who seem to specialise in theatrically themes from botanical and secret gardens to fairytales which is the chosen theme at The Fable. To be honest while it was very nice I found it a bit lacking and it could have used a little but more to give it that extra boost into something magical.
The hardest part was...more