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|Address:||35 Maiden Lane, London WC2E 7LB|
|Tel:||020 7836 5314|
|Price: £62.00||Wine: £24.50||Champagne: £67.00|
|Opening Hours:||Mon-Sun 12N-11.45pm (Sun -10.45pm)|
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Rules is not retro, much more, it is as it has always been. There a few winks to modernity which can be found both in the déco and on the menu, but mainly, what we have got here is London's oldest surviving still operating restaurant. Yes it out-dates even the concept of ‘hotel dining’ and probably the idea of a ‘hotel’ itself in today's sense of the word. However, no, it is not a tourist trap. Very, very far from it. The food has something very rare about it. Whilr tasty it is somehow dignified and… well… I guest the phrase is ‘have stood the test of time’. It is great that now there is a very young-at-heart bar upstairs which serves one of meanest and best bloody marys in town. If you haven't tried it do – the 1970s restaurants with photos of famous people on the walls will never be the same again.