The Fable


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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Typical meal price: From £25.00 (USD38.53) per diner

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96% customer satisfaction rate

Venue Details & Map

The Fable

52 Holborn Viaduct
Public transport:
Farringdon, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews

3 out of 5 based on 20 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Fable

4.0 out of 5 18 August 2015
by Helen C.

The sausage with potato comes with delicious source and of course the fish and chip is nicely fried. Yum!

The environment and the overall deco is nice with a large bar section in the middle, and I love their cutie and very neat restroom.more

3.0 out of 5 11 July 2015
by Mark E.

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

3.0 out of 5 31 May 2015
by Trieu L.

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

4.0 out of 5 25 May 2015
by Elizabeth W.

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

2.0 out of 5 22 April 2015
by Roger C.

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

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