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The Gallery

#3,294 of 17,547 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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City of London
Bar, British
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10-11 Austin Friars, London EC2N 2HG, England
+44 20 7496 9900
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10:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Wed 10:00 - 00:00
Thu - Fri 10:00 - 02:00
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went to balls brother in austin friars for drinks with 10 colleagues on a thursday night. The place has been recentlyrefurbished, it is very nice looking. Atmosphere is good, crowdy enough to be entertaining but not too much so that you can enjoy drinks with your colleagues and still have a chat (which is not true in every place... More 

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Thank Nico3022
London, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Really enjoyed the England v Wales game in the gallery. The venue was packed but great service meant that it was easy to get drinks during the game. All of the food was delivered on time and was good quality considering the pressure the kitchen was under. Everyone in our party enjoyed this venue and we will go back soon... More 

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2 Thank bestiex
London
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143 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Come here for drinks in the evening with ex-work colleagues. Staff friendly and welcoming. They sell draft Becks which I love. Great atmosphere although there are a lot of screaming girls long of alcohol. A bit pricer that a pub. Then again this is a bar! Only eaten here once lunchtime and food wan really good. Will continue to come... More 

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Thank Allan050651
Camberley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Came here one evening with 30+ work colleagues for drinks and nibbles and I was really impressed by the service. The young and fresh faced waiting staff don't allow you to stand too long with out a drink and when they arrive the cocktails are fresh and very well priced for central London. When the food came I was overwhelmed... More 

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Thank loislionhart
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

These guys have really thought about Customer service and repeat business, unlike their competitors. You are made to feel welcome and service is quick which is exactly what you need when fitting in a lunch break. Service charges are included but not at silly rates which is refreshing. Repeat business is enticed when you book as you are entered into... More 

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1 Thank amandas2rey
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

I have now organised three organisational dinners at the Gallery. Firstly the food was excellent value and well prepared and presented. The staff at the Gallery are efficient and very courteous. From a management point of view they are very easy to deal with and accommodating. But what really shines is their willingness to make life easy for the organiser... More 

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1 Thank MarkDHaley
London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Good starters at around £5-£6, included calamari or lamb koftas. For mains we had the £10 burger, but paid a £1 to add a cheese topping. Chips were included. A pint of beer (draft Peroni) was over £5. So by City of London standards the food was good value, with beer prices being the usual 'ouch'. It looked as if... More 

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Thank neil_cumming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

I took a team of 14 out for lunch last week to The Gallery. The service was very efficient even before we got there. Sabrina not only enabled us to pre-order the meals but also chose a time for the food to be served which meant that there were no delays, everybody got to eat together and we were back... More 

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1 Thank Kenton C
York, United Kingdom
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392 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

The Gallery is a cavernous pub/restaurant in the city, with tables crammed cheek by jowl and the volume turned up to eleven. I visited one lunchtime with some work colleagues and it was packed with similarly besuited worker bees, buzzing with the thrill of a Friday lunchtime beverage and the prospect of the long bank holiday weekend ahead. If you're... More 

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Thank eddymaya
England, United Kingdom
1 review
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Recommended by a colleague and booked via email. The staff were very friendly. My booker Sabrina was very helpful and accommodated all the last minute changes for a group booking of 18, no,16 then down to 14 due to work commitments. Always courteous and to top it off the food was delicious. Thanks Guys

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 02:00
Friday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10-11 Austin Friars, London EC2N 2HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7496 9900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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