Rake's

Bars, British, Burgers, Hotel Bars, International, Mediterranean, Modern European, Vegetarian·
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SquareMeal Review of Rake's

Rake’s is a new concept at Andaz, the five-star Hyatt hotel where once stood the infamous Bethlehem Hospital (aka ‘Bedlam’). While we’re not keen on the tacky plastic ivy-covered gazebo amid the grandeur of The Front Room, Rake’s racy red Victorian-style Parlour is certainly worth a visit for its contemporary cocktails. Raffish recipes such as Mad House (a fennel, orange and red-pepper vodka and Kümmel Sour) and a dried-down alt’ Pimm’s (made with strawberry-laden vermouth and Fernet Branca) are interesting and instantly Instagrammable. Otherwise, in the absence of Prosecco – is this bravely bucking a trend or plain bonkers? – order a crisp cava, one of a dozen wines, hoochy Highballs, juices or smoothies. All-day bar snacks provide nourishment; we liked the sesame and cashew cauliflower ‘wings’ and the chicken and chorizo croquettes. Larger plates might include pan-fried sea trout with potato, fennel and caper salad, followed by ices, sorbets and cheesecakes.

Good to know

Average Price
££££ - Under £30
Cuisines
Bars, British, Burgers, Hotel Bars, International, Mediterranean, Modern European, Vegetarian
Ambience
Cool, Cosy, Dark and moody, Fun, Glamorous, Lively, Quirky, Romantic, Unique, Widely spaced tables
Food Occasions
All day dining, Bottomless brunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Special Features
Dog friendly, Gluten-free options, Vegetarian options, Wheelchair access
People
Birthdays, Celebrations, Dates, Group dining [8+], Romantic, Special occasions
Food Hygiene Rating

COVID-19 Update for Rake's

Updated on 09 Dec 2020

GBAC STAR FACILITY
We care about your safety and wellbeing. Rake's is now GBAC STAR™ accredited. 

Read more on their website

FAQs

Are there gluten-free options on the menu at Rake's?

Yes there are gluten-free options on the menu at Rake's.

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Location for Rake's

Andaz, 40 Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street, London, EC2M 7QN

0207 6187 7200

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Opening Times

Breakfast
Mon 07:00-10:30
Tue 07:00-10:30
Wed 07:00-10:30
Thu 07:00-10:30
Fri 07:00-10:30
Sat 07:00-11:30
Sun 07:00-11:30
Brunch
Mon Closed
Tue Closed
Wed Closed
Thu Closed
Fri Closed
Sat 12:00-16:00
Sun Closed
All day
Mon 12:00-23:00
Tue 12:00-23:00
Wed 12:00-23:00
Thu 12:00-23:00
Fri 12:00-23:00
Sat 16:00-23:00
Sun Closed

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Anon

Super Service
15 March 2019  

I was looking for a quiet venue to meet an out-of-town client to hold a confidential meeting over dinner, amidst the noisy tumult of so many Liverpool St haunts.  I stumbled upon Rake's by chance.  I was met by front-of-house host, Kennya. She was warm and welcoming as one might expect but she became genuinely helpful and attentive as the evening wore on.  I felt the front bar was too noisty and she took me to the rear, quiter resataurant area.  However, here the tables were too close to hold a private discussion.  She immediately suggested their small, private dining area, just off the main resatauarnt, which proved to be ideal.  (There was no additional charge for its use.)

My client arrived and we were able to have the confidential meeting we planned, alongside a superb meal.  (I had the sea bass paella - highly recommended.) The service could not have been more attentive with Sacha and Ida always at hand. taking orders and making suggestions.  Kennya came back at vatrious points to ensure our meeting and meal was going to plan.

Our evening could not have been bettered. Thank you Kennya and staff.

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Sophie W

Favourite new spot in the City!
04 September 2018  
The rumours about the cauliflower wings are true - they are incredible!! This place is also an instgrammer's heaven with 3 different rooms with different decor & vibes.The menu is healthy, delicious, beautifully presented and has a wealth of vegan, veggie & gluten free options at incredibly good prices! I will definitely be going back as regularly as i can - also a great place for friday after work Drinks !
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