A sultry hive of activity close to the bustle of Liverpool Street, Babble City offers a cosmopolitan bar stock and an on-trend food menu. The boudoir-style dining room is filled with leather furnishings, stone statues and the soft glow of lanterns, while a cushion-strewn outdoor terrace is elevated over the city streets below. Enjoy cooling cocktails, a stellar bar stock and food spanning from juicy mini slider burgers to premium thick-cut steaks.
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Old Broad StreetLondonEC2N 1HU
At 9pm on a Wednesday evening you would expect a bit of a buzz but the place was dead! The staff however were friendly and quickly poured our drinks and sat us at a table. Inside the décor is nice enough, they do have a small outside space which would be nice on a sunny evening. Overall I expect a nice place to come for after work drinks but it doesn't have a wow factor and of course expect...more
Had work Christmas party organised here. We got there and they had not organised an area for us, we had to wait half an hour for them to kick people off tables. Took an hour to get wrist bands for the bar tab. Took 45 minutes to get prosecco that was ordered in advance to be ready as a greeting for guests on arrival. Area we eventually got was in the middle of the room in front of the bar. No...more
Babble is quite male dominated. After being here a few times I always find myself outnumbered by lots of men. The women who come here are the type who love themselves.
There are three floors to choose from and a tiny outside terrace. The top floor has a small balcony also. I preferred the top floor as it's more chilled out up there and the music isn't too loud.
The second floor was more...more
Lots of suits, really slow service at the bar (even though it was Wednesday night and dead in there), and steep prices on drinks. More than £10 for a G&T :-/. And they were stingy with the pours.
I don't think I'll be going back. Lots of other good post-work watering holes to choose from.more