Temper City

Barbecue, South American·
Bronze Award

SquareMeal Review of Temper City

Bronze Award

Temper Soho opened to rave reviews in 2016, so we’re not surprised that BBQ-loving restaurant has produced a sibling site in City development Angel Court. Next door to Coya, this much-larger Temper sticks to the meaty formula, serving up a range of tacos and flatbreads to share.

The name refers to Rankin’s commitment to tempering his meats, whether it’s Essex beef, Yorkshire pork or Welsh lamb. Take your pick from a high-octane cuisine-hopping menu that runs from must-order blowtorched mackerel tacos freshened with sweet white miso and mashed avocado to little bowls of Thai-style larb combining roasted rice with ‘burnt ends’ for a spicy clash of textures. We recommend ordering the full quota of sauces and finishing off with a gooey-centred cookie, baked in a cast-iron pan.

The wide-ranging selection of gins will entice booze hounds, but there are also soft options including a tart apple and grapefruit spritz. A pop soundtrack adds to Temper’s appeal, while enthusiastic, committed staff seal the deal at this thoroughly modern BBQ joint.

Good to know

Average Price
££££ - £30 - £49
Barbecue, South American
Cool, Fun, Lively
Dates, Special occasions
Food Hygiene Rating


2 Angel Court, 30 Throgmorton Street, City of London, London, EC2R 7HJ

020 3004 6984


Opening Times

Mon 17:00-22:00
Tue Closed
Wed Closed
Thu Closed
Fri Closed
Sat Closed
Sun Closed
All day
Mon Closed
Tue 12:00-22:00
Wed 12:00-22:00
Thu 12:00-22:00
Fri 12:00-22:00
Sat Closed
Sun Closed


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4 Reviews 


08 November 2021   - Verified Diner
Food & Drink 3
Service 0.5
Atmosphere 4
Value 3
poor service

I wouldnt recommend unfortunately, really poor service

Samm A

08 July 2019  
Great restaurant, good food and entertaining to watch the chefs cook in the middle. Good deals too. Staff lovely and really friendly. Good night out!


12 December 2018  
Food & Drink 3.5
Service 4.5
Atmosphere 4
Value 4.5
When your boss has no TEMPER!
So I booked this for a lunch on my boss' behalf. He was very hesitant about it, and wasn't keen about the menu. When the team had called to confirm the booking, it was in someone else's name, and this left him less than impressed. However, he came back in a much better mood (maybe because he was full with food!) but he enjoyed the food and service. One of the parties had left their phone, so the team went above and beyond by contacting me to let me know... This is definitely one I would recommend, especially as it's a crazy time of the year!

Natasha T

04 May 2017  
Interesting tasting food.
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