Number 49

48-49 Aldgate High Street , London, EC3N 1AL

Number 49

SquareMeal Review of Number 49

Simply furnished, but spacious & rather attractive with its creamy walls & art deco bar, Number 49 ticks all the boxes as a haven from the noise & traffic of unlovely Aldgate. It also sports a screened-off terraced garden, bookable for barbecues of 20 or more. Otherwise, a surprisingly full lunch menu keeps things ticking over each day, from free-range egg & watercress sandwiches, sharing plates of Musk’s cocktail sausages to crispy duck salad with plum sauce. The wines are a cosmopolitan mélange of Old & New World names, with plenty of easy, mid-priced drinking, a scattering of bargains & a reasonable selection by the glass. Lager drinkers can sup pints of Kaltenberg or Mac Gold.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Aldgate Tube Station 112m

Aldgate East Tube Station 181m


Address: 48-49 Aldgate High Street , London EC3N 1AL

Area: Monument Tower Hill Aldgate

Opening times

Mon-Fri 11am-11pm

Nearby Landmarks

Lloyds Register of Shipping 272m

Britart 410m


Telephone: 020 7265 0975

Cuisine: Wine Bars


Food & Drink: 6.0

Service: 2.0

Atmosphere: 8.0

Value: 5.0

Food & Drink: 3.0

Service: 1.0

Atmosphere: 4.0

Value: 2.0

Eating O. 12 March 2013

My only visit to Number 49 was a very recent lunch. On arrival I discussed with a helpful member of staff that I have gluten allergy and we agreed that one of their home made beef burgers with salad would be the right choice for me. It wasn't. The burger was certainly home made and tasty but it wasn't gluten free and it has ruined the rest of my day. Number 49 is a stylish and upmarket restaurant with a great choice of food and drinks and I'm sure that less fussy eaters have a great time here but I certainly won't be going back ever.