The Anthologist

58 Gresham Street , London, EC2V 7BB


0845 468 0101

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SquareMeal Review of The Anthologist

This big and brash all-day bar/diner from Drake & Morgan is a looker, with a glazed wall of Champagne bottles and appetising deli displays adding colour and theatre to the pearl-grey interior. Attractively priced wines are listed by style, with plenty available by the glass; lager drinkers are spoiled for choice and the cocktail range encompasses all the classics. The menu offers something for everybody, from prawn lollipops to flatbreads and dips, club sandwiches and market-fresh seafood. There's also a kid's menu, while breakfast options include a list of naughty (chicken and waffles, burgers) and nice (Greek yoghurt, ricotta bruschetta) ways to kickstart your day. 

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The Anthologist Location

58 Gresham Street , London EC2V 7BB


0845 468 0101

Opening times

Mon-Fri 7.30am-11pm (Thurs-Fri -12M)

Private Dining

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The Anthologist’s three private spaces comprise a semi-private snug lounge with wood-panelled walls and a serene yet sophisticated vibe, which accommodates 24; the Panel Room cocktail lounge, which seats 55; and Studio 58, a party room for up to 60 guests (12 seated) that doubles as a private bar and kitchen, and can be hired with or without a mixologist (private dinners and wine tastings can also be organised).

Chef Capacity: 8
Snug Capacity: 24
Panel Room Capacity: 55
Studio 58 Capacity: 58

The Anthologist's Reviews


Food & Drink: 6.7


Service: 6.0


Atmosphere: 6.8


Value: 6.4


Food + drink: 4

Service: 2

Atmosphere: 4

Value: 4

Silver Reviewer
13 July 2018

This was my first visit to The Anthologist for a reunion lunch for 6 people and had selected it as it was central to where we all worked. We were given a booth with a large round table which was perfect for our needs. The menu catered for all our dietary requirements and I thoroughly enjoyed the duck salad. The drinks were reasonably priced. A few of us stayed on for further drinks after a couple of people left so feel this venue was ideal for our needs.


Food + drink: 5

Service: 5

Atmosphere: 5

Value: 5

05 February 2017

Great simple tasty food. Great service.


Food + drink: 3

Service: 3

Atmosphere: 3

Value: 3

Bronze Reviewer
10 November 2016

Had a quick working lunch here, the atmosphere was busy as to be expected, however not full for a lunchtime rush, we waited a while to be served drinks and then food. The food was fine but wouldn't rave about it, quick and easy for a light lunch in the middle of the working week.

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