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17 April 2014
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The Happenstance

020 3355 1570

Overall Diner Rating

 

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  • Wine: £13.95
  • Champagne: £37.50
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 7.30am-12M (Sat 10am- ) Sun 10am-6pm

Square Meal Review of The Happenstance ?

In the shadow of St Paul’s Cathedral, the latest offer from the Drake & Morgan chain (The Folly, The Drift, The Anthologist etc), is another bar/restaurant behemoth in the now-familiar ‘trying to please all’ style of its elder siblings. Busy but gimmicky postmodern decor, tricksy detailing and a modish menu may have been inspired by various established indie bars, but that’s the way its target young City clientele like it – think ‘mainstream with a twist’ or Ted Baker meets Jessie J. Order ‘scream if you want to go faster’ cocktails as you scream above the clattery acoustics, go skinny on low-calorie ideas or try brewskis (beer cocktails) and wine flights from an affordable list. Food kicks off with 'fully loaded breakfasts' before plundering brunch classics, roasts, small plates, sharing platters, burgers, ‘po-boy’ sandwiches and everything but the proverbial kitchen sink.

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  1. The Happenstance

    1a Ludgate Hill, London EC4M 7AA
    Overall rating:
     
    Pam H.

    Happenstance - excellent

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    • Food & Drink: 9
    • Service: 9
    • Atmosphere: 10
    • Value: 10

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  2. The Happenstance

    1a Ludgate Hill, London EC4M 7AA
    Overall rating:
     
    Pam M.

    Lovely place great atmosphere

        (1)

     
    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 8
    • Atmosphere: 10
    • Value: 8

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    Private Dining at The Happenstance

    The Happenstance’s glamorous private dining room, ‘The Curious Treasury’, is located in the vaults of the building and can be hired for private parties for up to 60 guests (30 seated). The space can also be booked as separate vaults for smaller parties.

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    Private RoomCapacity
    The Curious Treasury30

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    Location of The Happenstance

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    • Main Restaurant

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    •  2 courses and a drink for £15

      • From a set menu.

        Min: 2 people
        Max: 20 people

        Expires: 30 Apr 2014

        Booking in advance is essential. Please mention offer when booking.

    •  Lobster & burger with a glass of fizz for £15

      • Enjoy a half lobster & quarter pound of pure british beef + a glass of Prosecco for only £15.

        Min: 2 people
        Max: 20 people

        Expires: 11 Jun 2014

        Booking in advance is essential. Please mention offer when booking.

    •  Sunday Roast and a drink for £10

      • Sunday roast of beef or chicken w/ a pint of Kozel, a soft drink or a small glass of house wine for £10 pp.

        Max: 10 people

        Expires: 27 Apr 2014

        Booking in advance is essential. Please mention offer when booking.

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