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Relais de Venise - City of London Branch

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#3,039 of 18,188 Restaurants in London}
££ - £££French, Steakhouse
5 Throgmorton Street, London EC2N 2AD, England
+44 20 7638 6325
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak frites” (25 reviews)
“walnut salad” (11 reviews)
“profiteroles” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Steakhouse
££ - £££
5 Throgmorton Street, London EC2N 2AD, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Ideal for a quick lunch if you are in for salad, steak, chips and an espresso. No fuss, easy service and had no time to stay for what looked like a lovely cheese plate.

Thank Liza B
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

As a waiter I try to give every venue the benefit of the doubt. After some shoddy service and very average food, I was left trying to defend the behaviour of staff that were supremely rude to my party, culminating with bringing the manager over...More

Thank Jash_London
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I enjoyed a pleasant meal with friends at your Bank restaurant yesterday evening. The steak was tasty and the ambiance appealing. The traditional desserts were particularly gratifying. However, something really spoiled my experience. I requested butter to spread on my bread, and was politely told...More

1  Thank Jodie K
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Visited this place several times on my business trips to London. Everything you can choose is how your steak should be prepared. Bernaise sauce is outstanding. Reasonable price for London city. I will definitely go here again.

Thank matzeb595
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Can't quite believe how the customer does not come first here. I have been a hotelier and restaurateur for 7 years. Butter with your bread? Non! Friendly welcome - simply if expensive choice - walnut salad, followed by steak and chips. What could go wrong?...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This place serves only salad, steak and chips and they do it extremely well! The only decision you need to make is how well you'd like your steak cooked! The service is friendly and efficient. The food is hot and tasty! Perhaps not the cheapest...More

Thank julezabelle
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I so love the simple concept of steak frites done perfectly and nothing else on the menu that I've been meaning to try this place for a few years and finally got around to it. Why not show case french beers (minor gripe)? Simple green...More

Thank BaronvonBiveur
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

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  • 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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