Bolton's

Bolton's

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+44 20 7929 1981+ Add website
Hours
Mon
8:00 - 10:3011:30 - 15:0018:00 - 21:15
Tue
8:00 - 10:3011:30 - 15:0018:00 - 21:15
Wed
8:00 - 10:3011:30 - 15:0018:00 - 21:15
Thu
8:00 - 10:3011:30 - 15:0018:00 - 21:15
Fri
8:00 - 10:3011:30 - 15:0018:00 - 21:15
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Value
3.8 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
3.9 of 5 bubbles
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PRICE RANGE
£30.00 – £60.00
CUISINES
Italian, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
meals, features
Menu

"Capesante"
£17.80
"Gamberoni Meridionale"
£16.70
"Calamari Fritti"
£13.90
"Fried Camembert"
£10.90
"Funghi Di Campagna"
£9.99
"Melenzane Alla Parmigiana"
£9.99
"Fresh fruit salad"
£7.50

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About
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.
PRICE RANGE
£30.00 – £60.00
CUISINES
Italian, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
FEATURES
Delivery, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles87 reviews
Excellent
48
Very good
25
Average
8
Poor
4
Terrible
2
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Joanne K
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 friends
I went to this restaurant last night with my friends and it was a really enjoyable evening as there were so many options on the menu to choose from and the food was absolutely delicious. The restaurant has a really nice atmosphere and the service was excellent (really friendly and helpful.) I will definitely be returning
Written 26 August 2022
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Raggy
Dear Joannek, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and we are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience at Bolton's. We are looking forward to welcoming you again soon.
Written 21 September 2022
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Lmrhmr7981
Stoke-on-Trent56 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 business
Visited for a business meal at lunchtime and I was pleasantly surprised. I tried the Mushroom starter, lamb cutlets and vegetables for main and cheesecake for dessert and it was all amazing. The only disappointment for me was there was no lasagne on the menu which I found odd for an Italian restaurant. Lovely atmosphere, staff were really welcoming and it is sure somewhere I would go back to.
Written 27 March 2024
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Bonz
19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 friends
Call me sentimental but I have been going to this restaurant for over 25 years and still love it! I feel I have grown up with all the personnel as all the same faces are still there and very friendly. It has a wide and delicious menu choice and I have never had even an average meal there. I also like the way the restaurant is tucked away like you have discovered a secret speakeasy joint! On a personal note, I wish more restaurants would employ/retain more people of a ‘certain age’, it’s very endearing and ageism has always been rife, especially in the City.
Written 17 January 2020
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Raggy2134
Dear Bonz, thanks for leaving us such a wonderful review. We are thrilled that you loved your experience; our staff will definitely be happy to read what you wrote. We look forward to seeing you again.
Written 31 January 2020
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lordmair
201 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 business
One of those super old school, way overpriced traditional City eateries I thought had died out years ago. The type where if you order a meat dish, the meat comes absolutely on its own so you then have to order a bunch of sides as well. And the calamari starter is just some frozen battered rings but for some reason costs £15. I know these places survive on expense accounts and old world “charm”, per other reviews, but seriously?….
Written 24 January 2023
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Raggy
Dear lordmair, thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We guarantee that our dishes are made using fresh ingredients delivered daily to ensure we maintain our quality standard, and our prices are in line with other fine-dining restaurants in the area. We are sorry to hear that your experience with us did not meet your expectation and we hope you will consider to dine with us again in the future. Our best regards.
Written 13 February 2023
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davidrJ9809SM
Dallas4 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 business
I’ve been to Bolton’s numerous times for breakfast and lunch. I’m done and have advised my London based colleague that the company will no longer cover expenses related to this establishment. I’ve put up with the shouting across the restaurant, the noise from the kitchen, etc but I won’t tolerate the waiter/host/maitre d speaking poorly about me to my colleagues and clients. I don’t care if he likes me, but why would we continue to spend money and entertain clients at an establishment that speaks poorly of its customers? When you stop respecting your customers it’s over.
Written 8 June 2024
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allly cat
London11 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 business
The restaurant has a very dated feel which often results in delicious, traditional food. This however was not the case at Boltons. While the portions were generous, the quality of the food was very low. We were off to a bad start as the bread was out on our table. While the butter was delicious, the bread tastes stale around the edges. The scallops were odd looking and compressed, lacking in flavour. The main course - sea bream from the specials menu, while plentiful was over cooked and tasted off. Service was lacklustre at best. I am unsure how a place like this survives in such a competitive area with some of the best restaurants in our capital and country. Quite simply, avoid.
Written 28 November 2023
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David B
Billericay40 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 couples
Fantasist traditional Italian Food was 10/10 and service such a laugh not cheap but it was perfect and the staff were great
Written 11 May 2023
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Jenny Carpenter
Dear David, thank you for your fantastic review! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our traditional Italian cuisine, giving it a perfect 10/10 rating. We're also glad that our service brought you laughter and that our staff provided great assistance. We appreciate your kind words and look forward to serving you again soon.
Written 23 May 2023
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Will W
Sawbridgeworth45 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 business
Classic old Italian in the heart of the city… excellent pasta / meat and fish dishes. Service is always great and friendly. Highly recommend.
Written 1 October 2022
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Raggy
Dear Will, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed dining with us and we hope to welcome you again soon. Best regards
Written 2 December 2022
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Kevin C
Bromley74 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 none
Had the Spaghetti Vongole and it was well made. Portion size was decent as well. The waitress was very friendly and efficient. Very nice and affordable restaurant in the city.
Written 25 February 2022
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Raggy
Dear Zltm089, thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us, and we hope to welcome you again soon.
Written 4 March 2022
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Iancal68
West Hallam20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021 business
Had a table booked for 12 people and they accommodated us very well, with regular contact on attendee numbers and any pre orders we could provide, this was difficult more on our side just because we were 12 different businesses. The service and food was brilliant, great atmosphere and perfect place to have a relaxing meal.
Written 4 December 2021
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Raggy
Dear Iancal68, thank you for finding the time to leave us a lovely review. We are very happy you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you again soon.
Written 16 December 2021
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Rob J
Essex21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 none
Went there for dinner with two mates on Thursday 10/6. It was quiet but we could not fault the place. The food and service was brilliant and we will return.
Written 14 June 2021
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Raggy
Dear Rob, thank you for sharing your feedback with us and apologies for the late response. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your evening at Bolton's and we hope to welcome you again soon.
Written 17 September 2021
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arvid p
Bergen30 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 business
Two persons having steak and veal. A fantastic experience! 5/5 in food and service. The best food we ever had in London!
Written 21 January 2020
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Raggy2134
Dear Arvid p, thank you for leaving us a review. we are very pleased in hearing you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope to welcome you again soon.
Written 31 January 2020
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The Sojourn3r (Sojourner)
London53 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 family
Beautiful little hidden gem. Overly generous portions. Great tasting food. ‘Better-than’ value for money. EXCELLENT EXCELLENT SERVICE! Love this place,
Written 21 December 2019
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Raggy2134
Dear thesojourn3r We are very pleased hearing Bolton’s met your expectation. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards
Written 9 January 2020
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Mark Scoular
London87 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 family
First time to Bolton’s.... Lovely little restaurant, tucked away in the City. Totally rammed at lunchtime today with Bankers enjoying their Christmas lunches. The waiting staff (mostly ageing Italian men) struck a chord with me personally and I found their manner and attentiveness not dissimilar to scenes from both the Godfather and The Goodfellas!! The food was delicious and so a big recommend from me. I did find the the place pricey (as other Trip-advisors have done - two bowls of pasta, one sea bass, two halves of beer and a singular glass of red - £95). But given the time of year, the quality of the food, the location and authenticity this place has to offer - I will be back.
Written 18 December 2019
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Raggy2134
Dear mscoular66 Thank you for leaving us a review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your experience at Bolton’s. We really hope you will come to visit us again soon. Kind regards
Written 9 January 2020
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Bent
Copenhagen71 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 none
Visiting this Italien restaurant We ordered starters and filet of beef. The impression was an ok location, friendly staff but good below average. Not taste, flooded with sauce and wrongly cut filet. The final impression was overpriced an outdated lov quality.
Written 15 November 2019
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Raggy2134
Dear BentSDK, I am sorry to hear our food did not meet your expectations. As a well-affirmed restaurant in the City, we aim to deliver the best service possible and we always take every review as a chance to improve our service. Kind regards
Written 6 January 2020
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