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“High End”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Bolton's

Ranked #5,321 of 22,367 Restaurants in London
Price range: $49 - $98
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: City of London
Description: London's Bolton's Restaurant is a popular City haunt, offering a simple combination of fresh Italian flavours and laid back but stylish atmosphere. Tucked down a side road just off of Fenchurch Street, Bolton's has long been a favourite of the high powered bankers and businessmen of the local area, earning a reputation as a place to network and entertain. With its subtle hints of luxury and affluence the Bolton's dining room is unpretentious and timeless, very much like its cuisine. A tour of Italy's famous culinary regions, the Bolton's menu is hearty but elegant, every dish given the unique flavour of this high end restaurant through the use of good ingredients and stunning presentation.
Greenwich, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
“High End”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2013

This is a comfortable high end establishment. There were 4 in our party and we enjoyed wonderful shared appetizers and a variety of steaks that were cooked to perfection. The wine list was small but contained good classic quality. The homemade desserts were glorious in taste and presentation. Yes, it was pricey.....but worth it.

  • Visited December 2013
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1 Thank Reasonable50
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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“One of the enduring classics”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2013

London has thousands of restaurant choices so why choose the same one time after time ? Simply consistent standards and friendliest welcome anywhere. Bolton's is in the right location for people in my business, so great to meet up with friends and colleagues, but this in itself would not be enough. The fact is the decor and buzzing atmosphere coupled with the superb staff set the right mood the minute you arrive. The food ,whilst not exceptional, is very good indeed. On my last visit I ate a superb fillet steak of very generous proportions and three of us too full for pudding did give in and try tiramisu for one with three spoons ! Delicious. Goes without saying that we will return.

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank Duncan1955
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London, United Kingdom
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292 reviews
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“A City fixture!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

I have been in this restaurant many many times. It truly is a very well established (and run) City institution. Located just off Leadenhall Market and 2 minutes walk from the Lloyd's Building this is a 'must go' restaurant if you are in this part of town. The staff have been there for years. They are always very friendly and if they know you they always make you feel very welcome and partake in a little bit of friendly banter! The menu is extensive and is always served to a high standard and the restaurant also has a very good wine list selection to suit all tastes...and pockets! The decor and furnishings are a little bit 80's if I am being honest but other than that you really can't fault this restaurant. Highly recommend.

Visited October 2013
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Tenterden, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Good Fun - Great Staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2013

Went there as a group lunch last Friday. We had the seperate dining room and found the whole experiance very good. The Staff were really attentive. The menu choice was vast and would have suited my wife (vegetarian). I had the ravioli to start which could have been a meal in itself and the Chateau Briand to share - fantastic. We had the house wine which was good value and I felt very little pain.
The main resturant looked very nice with a nice atmosphere
Thoroughly recommend.

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank MrChipAdviser
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“A classic "old school" Italian that makes you feel very welcome”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2012

I have used this restaurant many times - it is "old school" and serves classic italian food and drink - the Maitre'd makes you feel like an old friend and the service is great. No hesitation in reccomending if you are looking for an honest down to earth place with great food.

  • Visited December 2012
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1 Thank evelyninhouston
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