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
- +44 (0)20 7929 6611
I went to a private event in the back room and everything was wonderful. The restaurant was beautiful and had a lively buzz about it. Beautiful people toasted glasses of rose champagne at the bar. The waiters were very professional and discreetly made sure your wine was topped off and remembered that I was drinking the French red rather than the Italian red even though there were lots of...more
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