Royal Exchange Grand Café and Bar


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.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. 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.


Typical meal price: From £26.00 (USD32.93) per diner

£26 to £40

Venue Details & Map

Royal Exchange Grand Café and Bar

Royal Exchange
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

Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 11 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Royal Exchange Grand Café and Bar

3.0 out of 5 27 October 2016
by Bethany W.

This is an interesting place. The location it's within is iconic - the Royal Exchange, located slap bang in the middle of the City of London, London's financial capital. A beautiful, historic building with high ceilings and an awe inspiring open space.

The cafe is located in the middle of the building but also on the second levels around the room. It serves breakfast, lunch and dinner....more

4.0 out of 5 12 September 2016
by Johnny B.

Had a decent lunch here in a lovely building. Waiter and waitress were attentive helpful.

We enjoyed the Haddock & Chips with mushy peas. Very pleased they had the default Sarson's Malt Vinegar. Burger was cooked medium and the added bacon & cheese was tasty.

All in all an enjoyable lunch for a reasonable price, especially considering the locationmore

3.0 out of 5 11 May 2016
by Chris I.

Had breakfast here in between meetings during a stay in London.

Food was tasty. Had Eggs Royale - Poached Egg, Smoked Salmon on a English Muffin covered in Hollandaise. They do it in two sizes - one egg or two. I went for one and it was just enough.

The service was terrible. I was sat at the bar. Had orders taken but no confirmation that they were bringing me what I'd asked for. Had to...more

4.0 out of 5 8 February 2016
by Mei S.

I booked the Grand Cafe for an early dinner, but then when I turned up they sent me upstairs to a table in the Gallery, so I am confused! However, this is a really lovely place overlooking the Grand Cafe, same stairs to access as the Sauterelle, at the top of the stairs, you go left instead of right. Check out their offers on their website, you can get two courses plus a glass of wine for...more

2.0 out of 5 5 October 2015
by Alex S.

This one's hard to review.

The Royal Exchange is one of those legendary city spots you always mean to check out. And when you do, it's hard not to be impressed. The architecture is phenomenal, breathtaking even, as it rises high and then higher with stone arches and pillars with intricate designs and then epic murals around the space. Just wow.

And the service, top notch. We were looked...more

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