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The Anthologist Bar & Restaurant

#2,162 of 18,154 Restaurants in London}
$$ - $$$, European, British
58 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7BB, England
+44 845 468 0101
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“fish pie” (6 reviews)
“flatbread” (7 reviews)
“fries” (18 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
58 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7BB, England
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Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

I normally come to the Anthologist for drinks as I work nearby, but I recently arranged a last minute business meeting here. I ordered the quinoa salad with a side of tenderstem broccoli and almonds. My colleagues opted for the steak sandwich and chips, fish...More

Thank Ladyvoxx
DrakeMorgan, Guest Relations Manager at The Anthologist Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2016

Hi Ladyvoxx, Thanks for the review, I'll be sure to pass your comments onto the team. Please feel free to contact me direct for your next booking & I'll ensure a quieter spot for you! Kindest regards, Pollie Hall 0207 726 8711

Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

I work in a cocktail bar (Baroosh) alongside my other job and I have to say this bar is ON FORM!! What a difference. The music, the food (OMG!), the incredible staff, the prices, the service, the impressive, absolutely beautifully tasting cocktails, the real ales...More

1  Thank Alex M
DrakeMorgan, Guest Relations Manager at The Anthologist Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2016

Hi Alex M, Thanks for your review, delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us! I'll make sure to pass your compliments on to Jen & Blerim (superstars that they are) and we'd love to see you again soon. Kindest regards, Pollie Hall 0207 726...More

Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

When we arrived, after finding the maitre d , we were told our prebooked table wasn't ready and we would have to wait 5 minutes. We stood around - there was nowhere to sit. We were then shown to our table and told that there...More

Thank Kevin I
DrakeMorgan, Guest Relations Manager at The Anthologist Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2016

Dear Kevin I I was extremely disappointed to hear that your recent visit to our venue did not deliver to you the experience you had hoped for. As a company full of passionate people we endeavour to deliver the highest levels of customer experience. I...More

Reviewed June 18, 2016

I regularly visit here for coffee which is very good. Also had breakfast and lunch here which was tasty and good value (especially for Central London). Great service as well.

Thank PaulaJC56
DrakeMorgan, Guest Relations Manager at The Anthologist Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2016

Hi PaulaJC56, Thanks for your review, delighted to enjoy your visits with us! We have some fantastic summer offers coming up, please do contact me direct so I can send you a little preview of what's to come. Pollie Hall 0207 726 8711

Reviewed June 15, 2016

Sometime it can be so noisy you can't hear yourself. You come out with your ears ringing!!! The food is good though. Like the choice for chips. I always go for the Sweet Potatoe.More

Thank VickyN58
DrakeMorgan, Guest Relations Manager at The Anthologist Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2016

Hi VickyN58, Thanks for your review, we do have DJ's on Thursday & Friday nights so the music levels can get quite high but there are spaces in the bar & restaurant that are less affected. Please do let me know when you're coming in...More

Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I visited with friends, I loved the decor and ambience of the bar. We arrived around 6.30pm on a Friday night. The music was loud but we could still have a conversation, however throughout the next two hours the DJ, who thought he was playing...More

Thank SCInLondonTown
DrakeMorgan, Guest Relations Manager at The Anthologist Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2016

Good afternoon SCInLondonTown, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We do have DJ's every Thursday & Friday evening to add a party feel to the bar however we do turn the music down in the restaurant and have a couple of...More

Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

I came in this evening to have a bite and a couple of drinks after work. I was incredibly impressed. The prawn lollipops are delicious I couldn't recommend them enough. I also tried the salted ricotta and beetroot salad - very light and sweet. The...More

Thank hayleyanne93
DrakeMorgan, Guest Relations Manager at The Anthologist Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2016

Hi Hayleyanne93, Thanks for your review, delighted you enjoyed yourself with us! I'll make sure to pass your compliments to Blerim. Every Friday night we run a complimentary mini mixology class between 6 - 8 so if you'd like to come back & learn how...More

Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Have spent a wonderful week in London looking for the best gin cocktail. Have found one that we both want to come back to as our favorite. The Anthologist is a very attractive bar and restaurant. Lovely mix of very old and very new decor....More

Thank arabud
DrakeMorgan, Guest Relations Manager at The Anthologist Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2016

Hi Arabud, Thanks for the review, delighted you enjoyed our cocktails, plenty more on then list to get through over then next couple of months! In fact we are running our GIY (Gin It Yourself) menu this week in honor of International Gin Day. Choose...More

Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

I've visited here a lot with friends and often organise leaving lunches/ group meals here as the menu is diverse and tasty, the service very swift (the head chef often coordinates on the outside the kitchen which is remarkably efficient) and they are very capable...More

1  Thank wanderlust79London
DrakeMorgan, Guest Relations Manager at The Anthologist Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2016

Good afternoon wanderlust79london, Thanks for your review, delighted that you've enjoy your experiences with us! Please feel free to book direct through me on your next visit, pollie.hall@drake-morgan.co.uk. Looking forward to seeing you again very soon! Kindest regards, Pollie Hall 0207 726 8711

Reviewed May 26, 2016

We ate at The Athologist in May 2016. We had booked a table beforehand so there was no problem with seating. Staff were attentive and friendly on our arrival. The menu was modern with plenty of choice for vegetarians. Two of us chose the two...More

Thank TheOutsider55
DrakeMorgan, Guest Relations Manager at The Anthologist Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2016

Good afternoon TheOutsider55, Thanks for your feedback, delighted you enjoyed your evening with us! Please feel free to contact me direct next time you wish to come down to see us. Kindest regards, Pollie Hall pollie.hall@drake-morgan.co.uk 0207 726 8711

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$11 - $33
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighborhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 845 468 0101
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Description
Stunningly designed all-day dining bar and restaurant in the heart of the City, perfect for everything from early morning coffee and breakfast meetings to late night dinner and cocktails with friends.
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