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Bleeding Heart Yard, London EC1N 8SJ
The laid-back brother to the neighbouring Bleeding Heart French restaurant and Bleeding Heart Bistro, this pub is as British as it gets. Pints are poured...
The name references a murder hereabouts back in the 16th century, but there’s nothing gruesome about this glorious cellar restaurant – often described...
Quirky and colourful, this classically styled French bistro could almost be a set from the hit movie Amélie. Inside, vintage posters line the ochre walls,...
89 Turnmill Street, London EC1M 5QU
Spanish powerhouse Ibérica has moved tapas on from a tick list of ordinary nibbles to specialities worth toasting with a glass of vintage cava. The group’s...
Unit 5, Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6DQ
‘Lazy bones, slow meats, long drinks, idle banter’ say the signs outside this funky bar and diner in a quiet Farringdon courtyard. Inside, post-industrial...
26 Smithfield Street, London EC1A 9LB
Tommy Boland (Almeida, Tom Aikens, The Square) heads the kitchen, producing an alluring menu of modish British cooking. Our baked beetroot with celeriac...
7 St John Street, London EC1M 4AA
‘Quick and easy, unfussy and unpretentious’, gregarious Vinoteca’s winning formula matches the oenophile virtues of a top-notch wine emporium with a penchant...
Smithfield Market, London EC1A 9LH
Beneath the market action on evocatively named East Poultry Avenue, this converted pub is a “cool” bar for our times. From the team behind Nightjar, Oriole...
36-37 Greenhill Rents, London EC1M 6BN
This is where Mark Hix first got going under his own steam back in 2008 and, a shed load of oysters later, it’s still a useful address by Smithfield Market....
67-77 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6HJ
Where better to have a steakhouse than in London’s ancient Smithfield market? The huge industrial space, with casual dining at entry level becomes grander...
52 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1N 2PB
The latest Drake & Morgan vehicle off a whimsically styled, postmodernist production line that includes City hits such as The Happenstance and The Folly,...
61-63 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6AH
Comptoir Gascon’s foodie ethos “comes straight from the verdant pastures of Gascony”, writes a fan of starry Club Gascon’s rustic upstart cousin. It’s...
3 Hatton Wall, London EC1N 8HX
Go-getting pub champions, Tom and Ed Martin, have revived The Hat & Tun in their signature style without losing an ounce of its Victorian charm. All...
26 Smithfield Street,, London EC1A 9LB
This basement bar has introduced a Scottish-inspired snug to keep drinkers warm this winter. Partnering with distiller Bruichladdich (pronounced brookh-lad-dee...
3 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6DR
Polpo’s Smithfield branch is a ‘near replica’ of Russell Norman’s original Venetian-style bácaro in Soho – and that’s a good thing. If it ain’t broke,...