In London's Square Mile, Grand Café features classical bistro-style cuisine in an elegant setting. There is a picturesque open courtyard area and an oval bar for sophisticated dining and drinking.<br/><br/>Housed in the Grade I Listed building of The Royal Exchange, the original courtyard offers the perfect setting to enjoy breakfast and drinks in vibrant, atmospheric surroundings. <br/><br/>The breakfast choices include hot buttered crumpets, Eggs Benedict or continental breakfast. Surrounded by luxury shops and designer brands, Grand Café provides an exquisite setting for breakfast.
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Royal Exchange Grand Café and Bar
Royal ExchangeBankLondonEC3V 3LR
- Public transport:
- Tube: Bank
- Accessible Bathroom Facilities
- Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
- Accessible Venue Facilities
- Assistance dogs welcome
- Access into the Building
- Full, non-assisted wheelchair access
- Booking Facilities
- Group bookings accepted
- Event Facilities
- Available for wedding receptions
- Event facilities
- Venue allows outside catering
- Payment Facilities
- Credit cards accepted
- Debit cards accepted
Had lunch yesterday in the mezzanine section. Wonderfully relaxed atmosphere and excellent service. Could happily have stayed all afternoon. Great selection of meat, fish and vegetarian food in generous portions.
My colleagues tried the crab starter, which looked absolutely delicious. I had a difficult moment with a prawn and brown shrimp cocktail which came so carefully balanced in a...more
When a guy offers to meet me in the City on a first date, this bar has become my go-to suggestion for drinks.
Let's face it, dinner can be too much of a first date gamble if you don't really know the other person - sitting through a 3 course meal when you've decided you want to make a sharp exit after your drinks arrive is pretty torturous (trust me - I've been there!).
Once you've decided...more
Good food. Good service. Good atmosphere.
So, I've had oysters and fois gras terrine. Oysters were nice and fresh with some mellow onion dressing. Fois gras was a bit chewy for my liking but tasted nice with the raisin dressing and watercress.
The service was good - my friend and I sat at the bar so everything was pretty quick.
I liked the atmosphere - a lot. There is a central restaurant...more
Eggs Royale...mmhmm. There is something just fitting about eating this for breakfast in the middle of the Royal Exchange. The Grand Café and Bar is just that, a café and bar in the grand central space of the Royal Exchange building (which I imagine used to be one helluva bank back in the day). The bar is the centrepiece with an array of tables and cloistered armchairs splayed around it. The...more
The best thing about this place? At 7 PM on a sunny Friday we could still find a seat at the bar. The place is enormous given that it takes up the "courtyard" of the Royal Exchange shopping plaza, but not in a food court kind of way. There were lots of people, lots of tables, but the open concept meant that you could still hear the person next to you has to say.
If you're like me and...more