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Boisdale of Bishopsgate

Swedeland Court | 202 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4NR, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
+44 20 72831664
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Ranked #1,753 of 18,124 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $52 - $75
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Scottish, British
City of London
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Boisdale of Bishopsgate, situated just opposite Broadgate and Liverpool Street Station, serves some of the best food in the City for which it won many awards including Restaurant’s Magazine, UK’s Best Game Dish Award 2007. The ground floor is home to a traditional Champagne & Oyster Bar ideal for drinks parties whilst the downstairs McGonagall Room, Restaurant and Piano Bar offer a more intimate space for relaxing, entertaining or formal dining. At weekends the whole venue is available for private hire for weddings, anniversaries, celebrations as well as corporate parties (of up to 110) at no extra cost. However, a minimum spend of £5000 (including food, drink and service charge) is required
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English first
19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Went to this place for the first time and was genuinely impressed. The service is brilliantly, they can't do enough for you without being overbearing. Three of us had steak (different cuts) one had lobster. All were cooked to perfection and tasted amazing! The wine list is decent and not pretentious. Loved the live jazz. And I'm not normally a... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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50 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Boisdale of Bishopsgate's entrance is in what feels like a Dickensian blind alley, which dramatically leads to a restaurant which has an old world city club feel to it. A piano and double bass are set by the front door so I assume there is live music on occasion. Not at lunch though. The service was attentive (somewhat overly so... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Faultless ! The food was divine and service outstanding. Perhaps the wine (and port) were a little bit pricey but totally forgiven given the total experience. We visited on a Saturday night as a party of 5 males and as the city is less busy at the weekend had no trouble getting a table. There was Jazz Musician playing that... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The restaurant itself is down a strange little lane next to Dirty Dick's opposite Liverpool Street station, and is downstairs. Sometimes with places like that you get a sense of it being a bit damp/stale, but lovely surroundings. Very cosy, loved the theme/atmosphere. Went for two course lunch with a business acquintance. Quite a short menu, mainly steaks and seafood.... More 

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54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Really relaxed bar with great friendly staff, serving warming/meaty/hearty food that would definitely quench anyone's hunger. Bar menu reasonably priced but restaurant menu pushing more to high end costs. (Visit - 20/10/2014 Dinner Service)

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18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Superb steaks. Great wine and whisky offering. Great service and a nice setting. Good bar upstairs with friendly staff.

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Milton Keynes, England
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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Very much a steak place and most of our lunch party of 5 tucked in to excellent meat. Don't be afraid to go for something else though - I had the cod which was small but excellent. Also had haggis to start which was also wonderful Quite easy to spend a fortune topping up with sides and would echo the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Hidden down a Bishopsgate alley next to Dirty Dicks Bar just opposite London Liverpool Street Station, you'll be very pleasantly surprised when you find Boisdale. You are met by a very friendly and courteous lady on reception where you can check in your coats and then escort you to your table. With both upstairs and downstairs dining areas, the decor... More 

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Bexley, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great venue and very enjoyable food. The menu is not massive but offers a good assortment of food.the service was both friendly and professional. Overall an excellent evening and highly recommended (although you will need to book as it is always busy).

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Went there after a team dinner for a few drinks. The service was shoddy. It's almost as if they didn't want to serve us at all. We were dressed well, and not drunk at all. In the end the waiter refused to serve us citing that it was upto the manager. We called the manager and he said it was... More 

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Additional Information about Boisdale of Bishopsgate

Address: Swedeland Court | 202 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4NR, England
Phone Number: +44 20 72831664
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Westminster / Belgravia
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 52 - 75
Cuisine: Scottish, British

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