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Merchants Tavern

36 Charlotte Road, London, EC2A 3PG +44 2081281264

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Average
Main course: £19
Food spend: £45
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 09:00 - 11:00, 12:00 - 15:00 & 18:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 09:00 - 11:00, 12:00 - 16:00 & 18:00 - 21:00.

Faultless service, great apertifs and cocktails, delicious meal served at just the right pace, relaxed, cosy and comfortable atmosphere

Jason 03 November 2017
from London

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A former apothecary in a Victorian warehouse, Merchants Tavern is a chic Shoreditch restaurant serving contemporary European cuisine. A venture from adulated chef Angela Hartnett, the restaurant has received rave reviews in the likes of The Guardian and the Evening Standard.

Modern European dishes make up on the sophisticated Merchants Tavern menu. The menu changes daily, but expect the likes of pork belly, deep-fried oysters and cote de boeuf to share.

Dishes at Merchants Tavern in Shoreditch can be enjoyed with an accompanying cocktail, while there's a range of sophisticated bar snacks. The Tavern interior is an eclectic mix of rustic exposed brickwork, sleek leather banquettes and atmospheric low lighting.

With an intimate private dining room called The Storeroom, Merchants Tavern is a 5-minute walk from Shoreditch High Street Station.

Merchants Tavern

36 Charlotte Road, London, EC2A 3PG

Contact +44 2070605335
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4.3 (((() (based on 20 reviews)
95% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (15)
  • trendy (11)
  • lunch (10)
  • private dining (7)
  • large parties (5)
  • business (4)
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  • luxury (4)
  • romantic (4)
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  • ((((( 3 November 2017 by Jason from London

    Faultless service, great apertifs and cocktails, delicious meal served at just the right pace, relaxed, cosy and comfortable atmosphere

  • ((((* 13 March 2017 by Helen L from London

    Came here for the 2-course Sunday lunch menu. On arrival, the front of house service was exceptional however the service in the main dining room was slightly 'confused' and at times unattentive. The food made up for this however as it was utterly delicious. I will definitely be returning but probably in the evening.

  • ((((( 30 June 2016 by Laura Coulson from London

    LOVED it. The lamb shared between two people is insanely good, as are all the small plates. Really great meal, with great service. Beautiful wines and cocktails too. And the cheesecake they brought out for the Happy Birthday was amazing. Hand drawn Happy Birthday on the plate, nice touch!

  • ((((* 30 June 2016 by Thomas Mchugh from London

    good food, good cocktails and great service from very friendly staff.

  • ((((( 28 June 2016 by Felicia Sager from Beverly hills

    Incredible! The food was innovative and each dish was delicious! Simply incredible in every way. I would HIGHLY recommend!!

  • ((((* 27 June 2016 by Philip Gilham from Ingatestone

    Great atmosphere, very friendly and helpful staff, great food.

  • ((((( 26 June 2016 by Sarah Allen from London

    Delicious food and great service

  • (**** 19 April 2016 by Tony Histed from Oxford

    Been here before and good every time at every level. Food was excellent, service was great and enjoyed the wine they recommended.

  • ((*** 14 April 2016 by Fiona Mccourt from London

    I've been here before, for a birthday treat and since then always held it in high regard. Coming back on a Sunday afternoon left disappointment however.

    We ordered a couple of cocktails, both delicious with a side bread and spiced nuts.

    Main was a sharer of lamb with potatoes and kale. A third of the lamb was kidneys. I really like food, but I'm not a offal fan, and our waiter didn't warn us of this. It was served with on a thin bed of creamed potatoes and a little kale and some, but too little, gravy. All of which (minus the 1/3 kidney) was really good. However, for £27.50 each, I was expecting much more of the cheap-to-produce sides. To be fair to the waiters on hearing our disappointment, more potatoes and greens came our way, but the disappointment had already set in.

    Didn't bother with dessert as I was feeling too disappointed with the whole experience. Really looking forward to the meal, but I really wouldn't come back ...

  • ((((( 14 April 2016 by Marta London from London

    Everything was fantastic from food to service! And I am one picky eater

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