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Relais de Venise - City of London Branch

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5 Throgmorton Street, London EC2N 2AD, England
+44 20 7638 6325
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak frites” (26 reviews)
“walnut salad” (12 reviews)
“profiteroles” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Steakhouse
££ - £££
5 Throgmorton Street, London EC2N 2AD, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a busy place - no bookings but whisked in and sat down right ..... salad, the. Steak, Saunders and Chips. We do Well done, medium, rare or blue so blue it was ! Wine - a sample light medium or heavy - heavy Salad...More

Thank AHandHH
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Visited here on a busy evening during the week before Christmas. The restaurant is quite big, and the tables are certainly packed in. You can’t book at this branch, on arriving we were showed to a table and the waitress explained the simple formula. The...More

Thank Andythebaggie
Reviewed 21 December 2017

A familiar idea (and not as they amazing as they appear to believe) of serving just steak frites and a small salad, but (and remembering this will cost you £27 pp inc service): Silly nonsense about allowing butter if you order an additional cheese course...More

Thank theworldisastage
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

I just love this place! If you want steak and chips with a nice glass of red wine there’s nowhere better in the City. Good service as well, highly recommended.

Thank simonfea
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Not much to say apart from consistently good and no thrills. Always worth a visit if you like a good steak, fries and a simple salad.

Thank TonyJackyChan
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Dien here every few months or so with some friends.It so simple-green salad with dressing accompanied by French bread,then great steak (cooked rare,medium or well done)with secret sauce and hot frites.House Red does the job just fine.Always talk long into evening.You cannot book a table...More

Thank LindseyLuc
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Walking in here is like stepping back in time , nice little old fashioned restaurant. Our waitress was very pleasant. Walnut salad for starters was just leaves, walnuts and dressing but was very tasty. Steak was cooked to perfection, came already sliced up for you,...More

Thank molly3328
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The food is amazing if you eat steak. I wouldn't say this is a no frills restaurant but I would say that it looks like the set from a french period drama. if you do not eat steak then this restaurant is one to avoid....More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

You don't come here for a choice of food, you come here because it is simple food cooked well. Steak is cooked on the more done side of your order; rare is more like a medium when it arrives. One day I might just order...More

Thank NAJB
Reviewed 26 September 2017

First visit to this restaurant and I enjoyed the experience. Very simple formula if you are happy with salad, steak, frites and cheese to finish with. The green salad comes with a very tasty dressing. The steak is cooked to your preference and comes with...More

Thank Michael P
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 neighbourhoods. 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Throgmorton Street, London EC2N 2AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7638 6325
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