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The Don in question is George Sandeman, a Scotsman who in 1798 took over these premises for his port, sherry and wine emporium. Serious imbibing is still central to the appeal of this vintage City aristocrat, and the list pays homage to the site's heritage as well as highlighting wines from the owners' Trinity Hill vineyard in New Zealand. But readers adore everything about The Don, from its "discreet" courtyard location to its uniquely cosseting atmosphere – perfect for long business lunches. Impeccable European flavours dominate the menu, which roams its way from ravioli of snails or baked scallops en croûte with vanilla butter to roast cod with lyonnaise onions or perhaps saddle 
of hare with jugged leg, celeriac purée and 
bitter chocolate sauce. Fans also drool over the "huge, juicy and gorgeous" chateaubriand, likewise the warm ginger fondant with clotted cream. One regular sums it up: "From the corner wine cellar to the cheese trolley, this is the 
way the world should be."

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3 course set menu, £25 per person

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Available: 22 April 2016

Expires: 30 June 2016

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Essential Details for The Don Restaurant

  • Cuisine: Modern European
  • Area: Fleet Street St Paul s
  • Price: £55.00
  • Wine: £20.00
  • Champagne: £49.00
  • Lunch: £29.50/£34.50 for 2/3 courses
  • Dinner: £29.50/£34.50 for 2/3 courses
  • Private Dining: 18,62,45,24,40

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Private Dining at The Don Restaurant

The Don’s stunning brick-lined and vaulted Sandeman Room was originally a bottling cellar for port and sherry shippers. It seats 20-24 guests and is perfect for intimate, atmospheric dinners. This room is also available for group breakfasts or drinks receptions.

The Bistro is another of The Don’s converted wine cellars, exuding olde-worlde atmosphere through its vaulted brick walls and arched ceiling. Its cosy banquettes seat 30-40 comfortably; there is also a small private bar for pre-dinner gatherings.

The Old Restaurant was The Don’s original dining room when it opened in 2000. A light, airy space thanks to its five huge courtyard-facing windows, The Old Restaurant features a stunning double-height wine tower and original John Hoyland artwork. It seats 30-45.

The White Room seats 40-62 people and features two original John Hoyland paintings and a wine wall. The Wine Study is available for pre-dinner drinks receptions.

The Wine Study is a semi-private room that can seat 14-18 guests around one boardroom table. A stunning wine wall separates The White Room from the Wine Study.


Private Room Capacity
The Wine Study (Semi Private) 18
The White Room and Wine Study 62
The Old Restaurant 45
Sandeman Room 24
The Bistro 40

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