1a Pudding Lane , London, EC3R 8AB

Ember Bar Restaurant London

SquareMeal Review of MBER

Discreetly housed on a side street by Monument station, MBER is a cool, subterranean space of charcoal-coloured metal, warm wood and candlelight, with plush sofas and a clubby soundtrack to keep things from getting too clinical. The look and name is inspired by the fact that this is where the Great Fire of London started, while the menu is Pan-Asian. Based on our experience, we’d recommend ordering a cross-section of small plates and larger dishes. We kicked things off with a sticky, slow-roasted pork belly bao bun, topped with a smattering of peanut crumbs, but this strong start was soon eclipsed by MBER's signature Wagyu beef and foie gras burger. Although rich and served between slippery avocado sections (replacing a traditional bun), it was an explosion of flavours and contrasting textures. A sweet end came via a creamy and smooth peanut butter parfait. The bar comes into play with MBER's in-house signature cocktails, while the wine list boasts over 120 varieties from across the world. Waiting times between courses can be a little too long, but with a buzzing atmosphere, cheery staff and three private dining rooms to boot, MBER is worth getting hot and bothered over.

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MBER is recommended for

Cool | Cosy | Dark And Moody | Fun | Dates | Special Occasions Over 40S

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Monument Tube Station 59m

Fenchurch Street Station 275m


Address: 1a Pudding Lane , London EC3R 8AB

Area: Monument Tower Hill Aldgate

Opening times

Mon-Sat 11am-1am (Mon-Tue -12M) Sun 12N-10pm

Nearby Landmarks

Monument 61m

The Walkie Talkie 160m


Telephone: 020 7608 6545


Cuisine: Pan-Asian

Private Dining: 6, 6, 4, 35

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