Healthy, fresh, and sustainable fish prepared daily.
Caravan is London's favourite small plates restaurant. A multi-terraced all-day dining restaurant, coffee and cocktail bar with a flexible working & events space. The menus combine signature favourites with new creations made from the freshest ingredients, showcasing flavours from around the world, inspired by a lifetime of travel. A sun-drenched terrace makes Caravan a perfect spot […]
Winners of Time Out’s Best burger in London 2015, 2016, 2017. Bleecker Burger’s beef is from small English farms, 50-day dry-aged and butchered in Bermondsey. With hand-cut potato fries, shakes, and craft beer from America & London, Bleecker's menu offers a less-is-more approach, focusing on classic burger types like cheeseburgers and bacon burgers.
Italian delicatessen and restaurant bringing a taste of Italy to the City of London. Enjoy an aperitivo, delicious secondi sharing dish, or signature fresh pasta in the cosy lounge bar, or try the mezzanine for a private-dining experience. Housed in the impressive Bloomberg Arcade, the open-plan restaurant in the City is set over two floors, […]
Serving distinctive, high quality wines and well sourced, fresh, seasonal food. Award-winning wine club and wine list available for nationwide delivery. Vinoteca do things a little differently to other wine bars; they don’t do exclusivity. The Roman Empire was fuelled by wine, enjoyed by soldiers and Caesars alike. You don’t need a refined palette, fast cars […]
Sizzling Indian barbecue from the team behind Gymkhana, this drinking tavern is inspired by a traditional Indian army mess hall. The a la carte menu offers a mouth watering selection of mixed grills, biryani, chops and classic Indian favourites. A great choice for vegetarians also, with paneer and aubergine aplenty across the different menu options.
Danish-born restaurateur Søren Jessen, who has owned chic City stalwart 1 Lombard Street since 1998, opened Ekte Nordic Kitchen in 2018. Ekte, meaning genuine or real in Norwegian, offers a varied Nordic menu with each dish taking inspiration from the Northern hemisphere, including Smørrebrød (open sandwiches) and Frikadeller (Danish meatballs). Using only carefully sourced, sustainable […]
Regarded as the home of the best Udon noodles in London, Koya specialises in traditional Japanese dishes plus a uniquely Japanese breakfast menu, from the team behind the popular Soho restaurant. Located in the Bloomberg Arcade, Koya City is theirsecond noodle bar, which launched in 2017 - 7 years after Koya Soho first opened its […]
Tick off an adventurous New Year’s resolution by going bouldering in Aldgate East this January! It’s an activity so fun you’ll be sure to keep it up throughout the year. Activities range from social nights to help Londoners to meet new people, to weekly sessions and private coaching.
Dance the night away in the sky… literally. This year Sky Garden Music Nights are back, with live DJ music, classic drinks and a stunning panoramic view of the London skyline. Tickets include entrance and a glass of champagne, making it the perfect activity for post-work drinks, a date or catching up with friends.
Channel your inner Emily in Paris by visiting CORD Café. They offer a scrumptious selection of artisan breads, the finest French pâtisseries, viennoiseries, gourmet sandwiches and more. Opening at 7:30 am for early risers, it's the most elegant way to spend the first part of your day.
Is history and wine your thing? If yes, this tour of medieval London with Oxford alum, historian and broadcaster Dr Matthew Green is the perfect event for you. You will be taken on an immersive journey, crossing paths with actors and musicians posed as characters from centuries ago. The tour includes several glasses/coconut shells of wine.
Tired of the usual bubbly brunch? At José Pizarro you can trade your avocado on toast for the finest cut of Iberian pork - 5J Presa Ibérica - paired with your favourite Spanish cold drinks as you sit back and enjoy the square’s buzzy vibe at JP Broadgate’s free flowing brunch. What’s not to love!
Fancy trying something a little bit different this Spring? Try Axe Throwing at Axeperience in Aldgate. This top rated venue is the perfect party idea to entertain friends, or try it solo! It really is activity to let it all out – under the supervision of an expert axe throwers, of course. How close can you get to the bullseye?
Get your daily coffee fix at the Cosy Coffee Corner, an independent coffee shop just a few steps from Bank Station. This's a true gem, tucked away in the entrance of a deeply historic church. We've got no doubt this unique coffee shop will be your new go-to!
The show-stopping artisanal grill at the heart of our cooking theatre embodies the most ancient yet most difficult cooking method – fire. Bringing to life a menu filled with simple, seasonal flavours that pairs perfectly with botanical cocktails from Terra bar. Terra’s wine list is impressive, with the largest selection of Italian wine in London – but that’s not all. At Terra Bar, we’re celebrating both local and Italian gin as well as other spirits
Larch Restaurant is a new Italian addition to London's Walkie Talkie; located on the first floor of 20 Fenchurch Street and linked to the iconic Sky Garden. Larch boasts classic Italian dining made with the best seasonal British produce, adding delicious depth of flavour to every mouthful - yum!
Enjoy a moment of indulgence at SHIOK! at Pan Pacific London who have just launched a savoury menu alongside a new seasonal patisserie collection, available for pickup or delivery to your home or office. Perfect for breakfast or lunch on the go, choose from pastries, vibrant salads, macarons, and seasonal delights curated by their talented team.
Be transported to the heart of Japan for the all new Tokyo Brunch at M Threadneedle Street launching on 13 May on Saturdays. On offer are three Japanese-inspired courses, 90 minutes of unlimited cocktails and beats from their live DJ for you to sing your heart out to!
In case you missed our most recent reel 'The City's Most Theatrical Cocktails' we recommend Sabine Rooftop Bar as your next drinks spot. This bar has one of the best views of St Paul's Cathedral and even better deliciously crafted cocktails. Now the warm weather is rolling in this one is a must!
Colourful and fun, this installation by artist duo Wade and Leta is an expansion of their usual visual landscape. The artists, who met on OkCupid in 2013, practise the acts of positive and negative layering to create dynamic relationships within a structural space.
This recently opened bar is like no other. At BYOC you bring the spirit and their expert mixologists bring the creativity, crafting you a completely bespoke cocktail. A speakeasy with a 1920's theme, this bar is located within walking distance of our lovely St Paul's Cathedral.
Spend these warm months in Aldgate and discover everything you can see and do with Aldgate Connect BID’s Summer in Aldgate 2023 Event Programme! Whether it's live music, arts, sports, festivals, sculptures or installations, Aldgate has you covered for the whole summer. More info | Various locations
Whitechapel Gallery is back with screenings every Wed to Sun of the new short film 'Everything’s For Sale & Everyone’s Welcome To Buy' by R.I.P. Germain. Content warning: this hard hitting cultural deep dive has content probably only suitable for adults! (Sunday to Wednesday Only)
Where no artist has gone before! Alice Kettle is the winner of the 2023 Brookfield Properties Craft Award, and her unique, 'hand-drawn' visual style is on exhibition at two Brookfield Properties sites in the City for your viewing pleasure. 🧵 Events are held at 99 Bishopsgate & 30 Fenchurch Street.
Aldgate Sounds is a series of live lunchtime music sessions taking place from 12-2pm on Tuesdays throughout July and August. Acts range from jazz and classical, to acoustic guitar. It's the perfect way to really enjoy your lunch break - bring your friends, colleagues and family!
Bloomberg SPACE at the London Mithraeum is showcasing The Pavilion, a debut solo exhibition from Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum. The exhibition houses an archive of animations on the historic site of the Roman Temple of Mithras. This one is for the history buffs!
London's most iconic fair returns after 890 years! Bartholomew Fair is back with an incredible range of over 250 free outdoor performances and events. There's so many to choose from!
The Lookout is a new free public viewing gallery that gives you a spectacular view of the City and beyond! We visited it on our Instagram and loved the massive view, spacious platform and fantastic photo opportunities.
Looking for a new outfit or just want to rejuvenate some old pieces? The Super.Mkt is not just about affordable, sustainable fashion but you can also bring your previously loved clothes for free repairs, patchwork and sewing workshops!
Silverleaf, Bombay Sapphire and London fine artist Shaquille-Aaron Keith have teamed up for this stunning new art activation. We visited and were floored by Keith's paintings and sampled the three limited edition specially cocktails designed to match the theme. 🖼️🍸
Did you know it's Second Hand September? Verte in partnership with Knight Frank and in conjunction with UK charity Smart Works are giving you the opportunity to swap your preloved clothes in a fun and unique way!