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7:00 PM

The London Bar & Restaurant

2954 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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Whether you’re getting your morning started with a quick breakfast or gathering for light bites and cocktails to wind down the day in spirited fashion, The London Bar serves up chic style and convivial energy in equal measures. While unwinding alone or mingling with your fellow urbanites, you will agree: every Midtown neighborhood should have a joint like this.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: 6:30AM - 11AM
All - American Breakfast table: 6:30AM - 11:30AM
Lunch: 11:30AM - 5:00PM
Dinner: 5:00pm - 10:00PM
Bar Bites: 11AM - 12AM
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Phone number
(212) 468-8898
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Joseph Lallave
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Cross street
Between 6th and 7th Ave.
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Parking details
There is a public parking lot across the street on 54th Street between 6th & 7th Avenues.
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Public transit
7th Avenue stop on B, D, E train, and the 57th Street/7th Avenue stop on N, Q, & R trains.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Whether it is an intimate dinner or a sophisticated luncheon, Private Dining at The London meets the very highest standards of hospitality. With several private dining rooms, The London offers a degree of flexibility, professionalism and warmth.

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What 2954 People Are Saying
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3.8  based on recent ratings
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63% of people would recommend it to a friend
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HighStandards (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on March 6, 2014

Very convenient to City Center though!

vipChrissy (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on March 5, 2014

We went back for Restaurant Week since we enjoyed last year.

Last year, there were several entree options (branzino, chicken, steak, etc). This year, there were 2: short ribs or fish and chips. The short ribs portion was tiny - about 3 bites - and the fish was over-battered / fries were too salty.

The main reason for the low rating was the service. The only time we saw the waiter was when he kept refilling our water. Little did we know he was refilling it with pricey Evian. We were shocked when we had $40 tacked onto our tab for water. We had to flag down our waiter twice for the check and ended up walking it to the cashier ourselves - since it had been almost 2 hours!

Disappointed with the Restaurant Week menu and service.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on March 5, 2014

Gordon Ramsey needs to Kitchen Nightmares his own place. The food here was terribly salty and one dimensional. I had the cauliflower soup and it was pretty gross (super salty soup with random golden raisins in it and a oil slick on top from the Parmesan - which was not needed because it just added more salt on top of salt). I also had the short rib which came with a smear of this cement-gray puree that was seriously one of the least appetizing things I've ever seen! If Gordon would have seen it he would have screamed 'GET OUT YOU DONKEY!' at the chef who prepared that. The dessert was OK, if a little disjointed (chocolate plus mango plus salt plus cookies plus raspberries etc). All in all I would not go back. Service was abysmally show.

HildaV (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on March 4, 2014

Overall a great experience, professional friendly service, quiet, yet vibrant ambience, nice decor, loved the MET Opera Replica chandelier above the bar. The food was delicious, very good quality, not too rich and also reasonable prices for such an upmarket restaurant. I had the chicken breast and it was just perfect. The appetizers, snack plates and soups and side dishes were also interesting and I would love to go back to try them all. The chocolate dessert was a good sizzle, not too big after a filling meal.

vipcheflito (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on March 4, 2014

Went during the Restaurant Week and disappointed with very limited choice, like only 5 items for a 3-course meal, one of which is the common "fish & chips" and presented not even in a nice way, rather all stacked up like a diner instead of a fine restaurant! The restaurant hardly challenged itself. And service is so bad, very slow and given that the restaurant was not even half-full for a busy lunch time, waiters have to be coached for service

vipLauK (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on March 4, 2014

It was delicious, and the staff is wonderful! I can't wait to go back.

Areanna (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on March 4, 2014

Had the crab cake as an appetizer. The texture was perfect--light and fluffy. The flavor was excellent . Service was great, attentive but not obtrusive. It was a little pricey, but the food was up to standards.

vipanniedelish (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on March 3, 2014

Service here is excellent and very attentive. Food is great. Salmon is a hit. Lunch prix fixe worth every penny and more. From soup to nuts this restaurant is a personal favorite. The place runs like a well-oiled machine and you know you're going to have a good experience.

Les004 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on March 3, 2014

Went here for restaurant week and didn't regret it. The beef short ribs were wonderful. The service was equally perfect. I would go here again any day!

vipcestmoi26 (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on March 3, 2014

Restaurant week. Ambiance is nice, best bathroom I may have seen in NYC. Our server was hurried (wasn't that busy) and cold. Apptz were great (Salad or the soup were excellent), main dish both were blah and dry. Dessert rescued this from being a dud; was exceptional. Gordon, the main star is main menu, can't be that blah!