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​Byward Kitchen and Bar

Byward Street | All Hallows by the Tower, London EC3R 5BJ, England
+44 20 7481 3533
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (58 reviews)
“burger” (35 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Byward Street | All Hallows by the Tower, London EC3R 5BJ, England
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Reviewed February 29, 2016

All set for your visit to the Tower of London? Not sure where to eat? around the ticket office there are lots of dining places. Unfortunately, all very busy, fast food, and the best prices are takeaways, standing up (not very relaxing). If you walk...More

2  Thank PaulMountains
Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant staff, food, drink and atmosphere. I have visited for cream teas and lunches so far, can't wait to return. Recommend that you book a table. Very friendly welcome and 5 star service from all staff. A haven in the busy Tower of London area...More

Thank AngeMc65
Reviewed February 25, 2016

Had the Beefeater....It was amazing. I'm still in shock (in a good way) After a morning of touring the Tower this was the perfect meal. Great service and next to the Oldest church in London.

1  Thank AkHasan
Reviewed February 23, 2016

This is a wonderful find near the Tower of London, the owner and the staff cannot do enough to make sure you enjoy your meal, the food is very good and value second to none. The atmosphere is friendly, lighthearted and happy all the time....More

Thank TessieT63
Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here at 9am on a Saturday before visiting the tower. We feared it would be busy as its a well rated restaurant, but there were plenty of seats for the 3 of us. The waitstaff were friendly and the English breakfast before 11am...More

Thank Juliane D
Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

I went with high hopes. It is the annexe to a church and it has the feeling of a shabby church hall. Studenty. It's sweet and the staff are lovely. But the breakfast I had was too greasy for my taste. £9/head for full English...More

Thank Tripper43
Reviewed February 19, 2016

Loved the food and vibe of this cafe! They had wonderful breakfasts and bakery items. Stopped in there a few times while visiting London.

Thank KristinKet
Reviewed February 14, 2016

I was staying at the Hub by Premier Inn just across the road and had read about this place. The staff at Hub hadn't heard of it though. At first I had difficulty finding this place, but to help others, it is attached by a...More

Thank Peter2305
Reviewed February 8, 2016

this cute little cafe is ideally located opposite the London Tower, overlooking the fortress. Good English style breakfast with courteous staff who serves it

Thank yaniv s
Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

I had visited this restaurant previously and had a poor experience, but was entreated to give it a second chance by the manager who responded very positively to my concerns. This visit was much better we had an excellent breakfast, which was well presented and...More

Thank Joanne2355
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
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Christopher g
June 13, 2016|
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Response from Mark W | Property representative |
Hi there...yes we are very close. The concierge know us so can direct you but if you just walk up towards the main road with the Tower of London on your right, there is a church on your left. We are on the end of that... More
February 19, 2015|
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Response from Mark W | Property representative |
Hi there, Our Afternoon Tea is £23 for two people and is quite substantial so come hungry! We're on the end of All Hallows' by the Tower Church which you may want to pop through and see. It has a Roman pavement in the... More
Caroline H
February 15, 2015|
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Response from Michelle S | Reviewed this property |
They sell just cakes, so that definately won't be a problem and they added bacon to my eggs benedict, so I am sure they will pile on more sandwiches if you ask. I would suggest phoning them to reserve a table, as it is very... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $25
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Byward Street | All Hallows by the Tower, London EC3R 5BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighborhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7481 3533
  • E-mail
The Byward Kitchen and Bar is a venue that offers homemade, traditional, British food in a relaxing setting, near one of the country's favourite landmarks. Situated next to All Hallows by the Tower and a stones throw from The Tower of London, The restaurant offers a surprising oasis on the edge of one of the busiest cities in the world. Get away from the London hustle in our outdoor seating area in a lovely quiet garden setting. Or come in and experience the relaxed ambience and modern décor. Choose from our seasonal menu Breakfast, Lunch, evening supper or sample our craft beer's or choose a cocktail at the bar.
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