1 Lombard Street is the Square Mile's most established restaurant, sited in pole position next to Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London, and directly opposite the Bank of England. Housed in a former Grade II-listed bank, it was opened in 1998 by former banker Soren Jessen and comprises of the 1776 Restaurant, Bar, Brasserie, Private Dining and Events rooms.
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1 Lombard Street Restaurant
1 Lombard StreetLondonEC3V 9AA
We went for a small dinner - which ended up cost £40 in total. First caution: it is very over-priced for what they serve, as solid as they may be.
I had the fried squid as a starter, then the Thai beef salad as my main. Both dishes were good - the squid was fresh with the accompanying mayo very unique and flavourful, whilst the Thai beef salad was also well cooked. Having said that, once...more
I like the ambience and decorations of the restaurant, all very classy, antique and presentable - a typical style that you can find in Bank.
The staff greeted me at the entrance and it wasn't long until I was served. We originally booked for three but only two of us were there but they didn't ask us to change table because the restaurant wasn't full anyway.
Food wise, ordered the set menu...more
This restaurant is pretty posh and has a really nice atmosphere. However, service is a bit slow. I find some of the dishes a little bit salty though, and the rice pudding a bit too sweet.more
I'm a big fan of 1 Lombard Street. I've been there a few times now and the food is excellent.
There's a great choice of food and a real variety. I went there again this week and had the sausage and sage mash which was delicious. For my starter I had parmesan and spring onion risotto which I could have eaten until I burst. Absolutely delicious and not stingey portions either. You get your...more
If you're not into reading, then A great establishment in a superb location.
Situated in the centre of the City, this is a bright and airy establishment divided into refectory and booth seating. There is a really good buzz about the place and the well dressed staff waft around with an elegance and ease.
I was very impressed with my meal and, certainly for the location and captive target, the...more