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Darwin Brasserie

#1,580 of 19,549 Restaurants in London
££ - £££, European, British
20 Fenchurch Street | The Sky Garden, London EC3M 3BY, England
+44 333 772 0020
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (159 reviews)
“duck burger” (33 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
20 Fenchurch Street | The Sky Garden, London EC3M 3BY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a lovely time, the views are amazing, it was very relaxed and the food and wine good. The service was excellent from our waiter Xavier.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank eastruds
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had a lovely time meeting up with my friend. The views are amazing, it was very relaxed and the food good. The service was excellent from our waiter Xavier. The food was nice but pricey. My tip would be to miss the pudding and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sarah T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went for brunch with my mum who visited from Germany yesterday. The brunch was to celebrate her and my birthday, which was yesterday. First of all, the restaurant seemed to be overbooked. We had to wait at the bar for our table, there was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AnniUK188
Reviewed yesterday

The food was of a very high standard and the weekend brunch menu was good value. The staff were very pleasant and helpful - when we asked if we could move to a vacant window table the response was very positive. The views were great...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank irenewood747
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a lovely table overlooking the bar and view of the Shard. The decor is simple and not so imaginative but it is light and airy. Our waiter Xavier was excellent...friendly and efficient. He made us feel comfortable and engaged in friendly conversation. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Diane M
rhubarb f, Executive Assistant at Darwin Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience at Darwin Brasserie as we strive to create the ultimate dining experience for all our guests. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 2 days ago

After going through security we took the lift up to the 35th floor in which placed us in the gardens in which we walked around and looked at the amazing view. We then walked up a floor and entered The Darwin Brasserie. We were seated...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dylan H
rhubarb f, Executive Assistant at Darwin Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your positive feedback, we really appreciate your comments and take pride in the food and service our team deliver. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us and hope you will visit us again soon

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent location, amazing views of London. If you have a reservation you can skip the (long) line to get in to the gardens. Service was very good, attentive and friendly in a very busy restaurant. Food was average, not bad but not amazing. Steak could...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Hattie100
rhubarb f, Executive Assistant at Darwin Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We really appreciate your kind feedback and are delighted you had a positive dining experience at Darwin Brasserie. We work tirelessly to ensure ultimate guest satisfaction, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The view is really great, especially if you get a table next to the window. The food was good, but that alone wouldn’t be a good enough reason to go there (starters and main really good, desserts average). Staff really nice and professional. We had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lalu16
rhubarb f, Executive Assistant at Darwin Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience at Darwin Brasserie as we strive to create the ultimate brunch experience for all our guests. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a really good meal at the Darwin Brasserie completed by the excellent views across London. We had Burger, pheasant breast and venison shoulder - all well presented and very tasty. Service was very good and booking was very easy through the website. Prices are...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PhilnGill
rhubarb f, Executive Assistant at Darwin Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We would like to thank you for your favourable feedback as our teams work hard to maintain the high standards expected at Darwin Brasserie and it is encouraging to receive your comments. We are so pleased to hear you had a great dining experience with...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Very nervous in the beginning, I don't like heights, but there is nothing to worry about and the restaurant and it staff. Especially Emilly made us feel very comfortable and relaxed. The food was excellent the service excellent. I would recommend this to anybody

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank davidgX183FE
rhubarb f, Executive Assistant at Darwin Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your positive feedback, we really appreciate your comments and take pride in the food and service our team deliver. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us and hope you will visit us again soon.

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Emily S
24 November 2018|
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Response from AmelieBorderCollie | Reviewed this property |
you can wear whatever you want... it's kinda of cold because the actual garden btw
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buchettif
18 September 2018|
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Response from 468darreno | Reviewed this property |
You should be fine. The usual mantra is "Smart Casual".
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558rebeccab558
16 September 2018|
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Response from 123minalr | Reviewed this property |
I booked this restaurant and had no ticket or slot to look around Sky Garden and I still managed to look around it . The staff doesn’t say anything at all . Just have a booking so they don’t say anything to you .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:30
Saturday
07:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Fenchurch Street | The Sky Garden, London EC3M 3BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 333 772 0020
  • E-mail
Description
Overlooking the Thames on Level 36 of the Sky Garden is Darwin, a lively all-day brasserie, inspired by the very best of British. With a laid-back yet spirited atmosphere, the space is inspired by the surrounding gardens and nature with understated décor which allows the food – and incredible view – to do the talking. Seasonal and delicious ingredients take centre stage in the kitchen whilst creative cocktails are the perfect choice at the bar. Full of the bustling and vibrant energy of a true British Brasserie, enjoy brisk breakfast meets through to working lunches and lively dinners, with a reservation at London’s highest rooftop brasserie.
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