Situated just a stone throw away from the hotel, the Bloomberg Arcade, is a pedestrianised public art and foodie haven featuring nine eateries. Caravan, celebrates menus that combine signature favourites with new creations, showcasing flavours from all around the world.
The neighbourhood around Vintry & Mercer also bustles with classic British gourmet experiences, from a full English shared with London cabbies, to that Cockney stalwart of smoked eels. Since the Sixties, the family-run Maria’s Market Café in Borough Market has been serving the best bubble and squeak and mugs of tea in London. For lunch, there’s Sweetings on Queen Victoria Street, the oldest fish restaurant in the city, for oysters and lobster. Beneath the cobblestones of Leadenhall Victorian market is Beadles, a wine bar which hosts tastings and private events. There’s also Cheese at Leadenhall, offering over 200 cheeses from Britain and Europe. Occupying several floors, Eataly is a gourmand’s haven, boasting a truly spectacular array of produce. You can easily spend hours getting lost exploring the very best ingredients and sampling the wine and cooking in one of the five excellent restaurants and bars that call Eataly home.
In a city bustling with great dining options, Hawksmoor has a formidable reputation – and for good reason. Their award-winning restaurants serve up some of the best steak in the city, and one of its most impressive roast dinners. Their grass-fed, native-breed, 35 day aged beef is a must try, and for those wanting a tipple, there’s an exceptional cocktail bar where you can sip a martini or two pre or post dinner.
Like Vintry & Mercer, the City of London savours tradition, but it also embraces innovation in its restaurants and bars. For the highest outdoor dining terrace in Europe, there’s SUSHISAMBA, delivering a unique blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisine.
One of London’s finest Asian Restaurant, Hutong, situated in the Shard, serves northern Chinese dishes and drinks against a backdrop of views from Level 33 of The Shard.
For more casual dining experiences, Elliot’s Cafe in Borough Market offers simple, mindful cooking where fresh ingredients are done to perfection on a wood-fired grill.
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