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“Great lunch venue”

Bleeding Heart Restaurant
Ranked #496 of 23,571 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$13 - US$59
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: Holborn
Cross street: Hatton Garden
Transit: Farrington tube and train station. Chancery Lane tube station.
Description: Described by Square Meal as "arguably the finest French restaurant in the City", the Bleeding Heart Restaurant offers modern French food, impeccable service, an award-winning "encyclopaedic" wine list and above all a uniquely welcoming ambiance in a wonderfully historic setting. The perfect Venue for a business lunch or dinner, the warm, wood-panelled Restaurant is also an ideal setting for a romantic "diner a deux": indeed it was voted by "The Times" as the City's most romantic restaurant.
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Had lunch with a friend visiting from Australia. The restaurant is in an interesting part of London, and is a good place for lunch. Staff were really friendly, and the service was good. Starters were streak tartare and fois gras and both were delicious. Main was lobster risotto and cote de boeuf. Both were very good. The finale was the cheese board and several Sandeman ports to wash down the selections. We let the sommelier choose the wine which went incredibly well with both meat and lobster.

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Thank rockdrive22
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

Hidden away in a court one needs to know how to get here. I joined a businessdinner with some 40 guest and while chatting and discussing the staff served a fine diner with lovely flavour combinations, good way and with pleasant service and attention. The chicken (from France they told us) is one to try because it has a twisted combination with Italian style risotto. No complaints about the wines. Worth visiting.

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Thank MaxHubner
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Reviewed 8 May 2014

Went here for lunch with family during the week. Great restaurant for both business and family/friends/special occasion. Delicious food, beautifully presented, attentive service with friendly staff, quirky setting. Will definitely be back!

Thank Piccolo22
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BleedingHeartLondon, Manager at Bleeding Heart Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2014

Thank you so much for your lovely comments.
Great hospitality is what we strive for and it gives us great pleasure we have accomplished it on your visit.
We certainly look forward to welcoming you back,
With best wishes
The Team

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Reviewed 2 May 2014

This is a regular business lunch destination and I've rarely been disappointed. Great atmosphere, great service, lovely ambiance and fantastic food. Highly recommended.

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Thank Steve H
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Reviewed 29 April 2014

never been here before , wonderful location, in the crypt of the church, that we were excepting, it also has three other restaurants, around this location, we thought we were going for an evening of wine tasting and matching food, from Tuscany it was , but we did not except to be sitting with two other couples, this was more like a gathering and people that were put together on tables of six, ok not a problem, on entry a very nice glass of Prosecco was given ,from the Veneto region, which was strange as this was a night of Tuscany delights , but has it turned out this was by far the best glass of the night ,more of that latter, and good waiting staff on hand to to top you up,ok onto the food first . five courses , first up a crochet of porcini mushrooms with buffalo mozzarella, only one small, very small mushroom and chewy mozzarella , and Luke warm, not a good start, the wine was 2010 erbaluce di caluso, never herd of this, and I now wish that I had never tasted it , it was awful, next up swordfish Carpaccio, cut way to thick , but it tasted ok, the wine2010 chardonnay collezione, one of the so called wine buffs at the table , more of him and his wife later, said it was a little oaky , no kidding I might as well been licking a tree, next slow braised ox cheeks , truffle herbs, could not taste or smell any truffle and again not hot enough, best part of this dish was the gnocchi and zucchini flower but at least this was eatable , up and onwards Tuscan pecorino with pressed fig and black olive bread, here's a tip for them leave the cheese out to get a room temperature not strait out of the ice box, the wine 2010cste Della sesia roso a red that was drinkable at last , drinkable but not great, I think they new this because they gave us a 2011 chianti , best wine so far next to the Prosecco from Venice , the other side of Italy, on to desert prune and walnut tart and ice cream , no prune in mine just a taste of prune , a little heat and this would have been nice , shame, the wine was 2009 cepparello, I cant describe this so i wont , and the same can be said for the desert wine 2005 vin Santo, looked and smelt like duckhams oil, I have never seen so many glasses go back with wine in them, the wine ok , maybe not the thought of the restaurant , but they cant have any excuse for the food , and have front to say this was a highlight of Tuscany wines, the food did not match the wines, but then again , i don't think anything could, now on to our dining companions the first couple nice and sweet, she had a good knowledge of wine , very good company, and then the other two, first off they said they were real foodies and eat in all four of there restaurants every week, but would never eat in a Michelin star restaurant because they don't like that kind of food how strange I thought ? why also traveling all over the world, where do they get the time, oh yes that's it he was a diamond trader, funny that we just happened to just be off of Hatton garden, wow what's the odds of that, and the look of them cheap suit for him no rings not even a watch, her cloths , like the wine poor , again no Jewry what so ever, but if one must lie , do your home work first, I made a mistake and engaged them in the fact that i love Venice and go there quite often , to which they then informed me they go there five six times a year, but its way two expensive and full of tourist, when the subject of Venice art came up , I was looking at to very blank canvas, I might as well been speaking from another planet, a very strange and interesting night ,met a nice couple, and a strange pair, all for the price of £180

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