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Jamaica House Inn

The Jamaica Wine House was originally London's first coffee house which opened in 1652 and was visited by Samuel Pepys. Known affectionately as "the Jampot", the pub is open from Monday to Friday.  

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  1. 113 Restaurant and Bar 113 Restaurant & Bar
    Tucked inside the Law Society in the heart of Chancery Lane, 113 Restaurant & Bar serves exceptional British cuisine with a taste of India. Lunch menus include expertly sourced ingredients cooked to perfection, whilst a calendar of select evening events celebrate the best of British, or Chef Ranjit Salian’s Indian heritage with his Dawat, Indian fine-dining menus. The Law Society, 113 Chancery Ln, London WC2A 1PP
  2. 1776 Restaurant 1776 Restaurant
    1 Lombard Street is the Square Mile's most established restaurant and arguably its best placed, sited in pole position next to Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of the City of London, and directly opposite the Bank of England. 1776 is the hidden gem tucked away at the back of the Brasserie. A sophisticated space with sleek decor and decadent chandeliers, 1776 serves seasonal and classic British and European cuisine. The restaurant also boasts an extensive wine list and a daily change meat and dessert trolley. 1 Lombard St, London EC3V
  3. 1901 Restaurant 1901 Restaurant
    Set in what was once the Great Eastern Hotel’s original ballroom, this magnificent Grade two listed room provides a stunning setting to dine at any time of the day. On arrival guests can enjoy pre-dinner cocktails and Champagne in 1901’s Wine Bar, or around the main restaurant’s centrepiece ‘floating’ Cocktail Bar. Set underneath one of London’s original stained glass domes, our bartender serves from the outside of the bar so our guests can enjoy the interaction as their cocktail comes to life. As a backdrop to the restaurant, a dedicated cheese and wine cellar entices guests to taste the best of British cheeses and top wines from around the world, guided by our professional sommeliers and cheese specialists. Andaz London Liverpool Street, 40 Liverpool Street London, EC2M 7QN
  4. Amathus Drinks
    Offering a unique range of Fine Wine, Port and Champagne with an unrivalled selection of spirits and liqueurs many of which are sourced exclusively, imported directly and offered at very competitive prices! Regular in store tastings, gifting and mail order available. 17-19 Leadenhall Market, EC3V 1LR
  5. Aubaine Aubaine
    A true blend of cosmopolitan style and French cuisine. Combining the elegance of a Parisian salon with the relaxed ambience of a Provençal bistro Aubaine serves both simplicity and style. Superb food, urban yet rustic interiors and personable service give Aubaine an air of relaxed sophistication and an aura of chic. Evolving from the quest to find perfect French bread in London Aubaine still holds true to its philosophy of simple luxury: “simplicité c'est beauté”. Broadgate Circle, EC2M 2QS
  6. Barbecoa Barbecoa
    Barbecoa is a celebration of traditional fire-based cooking and incredible ingredients. Founded by Jamie Oliver, it's much more than a steak restaurant. The in-house butchers handpick and prepare the very best meat in Britain, then the chefs cook beautiful modern dishes using Texas pit smokers, tandoors, fire pits, Robata grills and wood-fired ovens. As you sit at your table overlooking St Paul's Cathedral, you'll feel the heat, see the flames lick and the smoke drift upwards from our open kitchen.20 New Change Passage, London, EC4M 9AG
  7. Barbican Kitchen Barbican Kitchen
    Barbican Kitchen is a family-friendly restaurant where you can enjoy delicious handmade pizza, hot food favourites like mac and cheese, a deli-bar full of salads, wraps and baguettes or Benugo’s award-winning coffee and cakes. Parents will be delighted to know that one child can eat free in Barbican Kitchen for every adult ordering a main meal. Barbican Centre, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS
  8. beany green Beany Green
    Committed to bringing the City lunch to life - this independent Australian coffee shop serves brunch, bold healthy salads, wraps and award-winning banana bread. The baristas are serving perfectly executed flat whites from their brand new bright yellow four-group La Marzocco FB70 named Dolly. For lunch you’ll find huge healthy salads, big balls of protein and bold spinach wraps, all made in-house and changing daily. Broadgate Circle, London EC2M 2QS
  9. Bedales Wines
    A hidden wine bar and vault set beneath the cobblestone alleys of the colourful Victorian market. A regular City haunt and an ideal location for private events and wine tastings. 55 Leadenhall Market
  10. Benugo Benugo (Museum of London)
    For a delicious family lunch, visit the Benugo-run café in the entrance hall of the Museum of London. Perfectly placed to provide you with an energising coffee on your way into the exhibitions, the Museum of London café also serves light lunches and snacks. With salads, sandwiches, hot specials and soup all on the menu, the café is a family-friendly space with high chairs available. 150 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5HN
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