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Relais de Venise - City of London Branch

) #2,018 of 18,120 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ French, Steakhouse
5 Throgmorton Street, London EC2N 2AD, England
+44 20 7638 6325
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak frites” (23 reviews)
“salad” (54 reviews)
“profiteroles” (12 reviews)
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French, Steakhouse
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5 Throgmorton Street, London EC2N 2AD, England
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11 - 20 of 224 reviews

Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

My second visit here and it still delivered. Melt in your mouth steak to die for and a wonderful Bordeaux. Thank god I live 50 miles away otherwise I'd eat here all the time!

Thank AJ W
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

For those who have never been in one of these Relais de Venise, be aware that there is no menu apart for desserts. Any meat lover will like it for sure and the special sauce is great . Recommended dessert: profiteroles. Without taking wine, it...More

Thank Greg_Presley
Reviewed December 17, 2016

What a lovely traditional / old fashioned restaurant. Very busy, tables are rather crammed in so not much space between tables. However, a simple menu of steak and fries is well presented and very tasty.

Thank TrueBlueCFC
Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Good but...no choice of meat. not possible to get medium rare cooking...we had to order 2 times the bottle of water and we had to ask for glasses when we finaly get water... we didn't appreciate the wine (relais de venise) I think something need...More

Thank FDB_GE
Reviewed December 3, 2016

Never go wrong with Entrecote as long as you get there early enough to find a table especially when you are 7!

Thank ManuelLove
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

No menu, walnut salad, good steak and fries and a bottle of hose red. Perfect lunch!! Make sure you get there early or you join a daily queue, but still worth the wait.

Thank DavidT3766
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Very simple concept - steak frites, but done superbly well and with excellent service - point to note - you cannot book, and they will not seat a table until the entire party is there, and it is often full by 1, so if you...More

Thank delaGueriniere
Reviewed October 9, 2016

If you only do one thing, then you have to do it well - and this place does a good job of a steak and chips. There is no choice here, except how well done you want your steak. There is however a desert menu,...More

Thank SequoiaWoking
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Loved this place. You can't book and will only be seated when all of your party are present - a good idea I think. Two choices of steak - medium or rare. Medium is the French equivalent of the British medium-rare. I had medium and...More

Thank Martin W
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

As previous reviews say, the idea behind this place is easy: steak ( in a good sauce) chips and wine. And we finished off with cheese. For me, you can't go wrong with that. No booking so worth getting to before the lunchtime rush at...More

Thank Andy J
Nearby
City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighborhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
...More
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Average prices
$40
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Throgmorton Street, London EC2N 2AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighborhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7638 6325
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