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The Drift

#606 of 1 332 Nightlife in London
Open Now: 10:00 - 19:00
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A great lunch spot

We arrived at The Drift and were welcomed warmly by Zoe. Our table in the middle of the restaurant... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Western1947
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Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
Popular, for me too crowded

When you get stopped twice (first at the entrance, then at the stairs) to check your booking... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2016
PerryFrastic
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible17%
6 Nov 2017
“Awesome staff and great food!”
4 Jul 2017
“Excellent lunchtime atmosphere in the city”
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110 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AY, England
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

I would highly recommend coming here for anything from a breakfast meeting, lunch time steak and beer or a cheeky dinner cocktail! If you're lucky enough you may even be asked by Stefan to take part in making your very own cocktail, which was so...More

Thank Yvette R
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The Drift was a recommendation that lived up to its advance billing. The restaurant is large, open plan with high ceilings but still has a "cosy" atmosphere. The staff are attentive, friendly and exceedingly helpful. However what I found really impressive was that you could...More

1  Thank Mike A
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We arrived at The Drift and were welcomed warmly by Zoe. Our table in the middle of the restaurant was lovely and the atmosphere was buzzing. We ordered drinks which were delivered quickly. Lunch of grilled tuna salad was great with the tuna super fresh...More

Thank Western1947
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Probably been here 4 or 5 times now for a Sunday roast. Never disappoints, great cocktails and the roast beef and Yorkshire pubs are to die for. Start it off with some cocktails and you're set for the afternoon. Decent Sunday lunch in the city,...More

Thank ccPeckham
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

It is now 1021pm. We arrived at 815 for our 830 table. Still no main course. I am rapidly giving up the will to live. Will never ever come here again.

Thank Ross T
Reviewed 9 December 2016

When you get stopped twice (first at the entrance, then at the stairs) to check your booking, things have gone too far. Wouldn't be so bad if there was a reason for it, eg really special food but it is just an average City eatery....More

Thank PerryFrastic
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Went there for birthday lunch with my friends and was really pleasantly surprised. Cool decor, nice food, a lot to choose from, large portions and a surprise: we mentioned that we were celebrating birthday and the birthday girls received complimentary brownies! Nice!

Thank EricaCross
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Went there for a lunch with after a friend recommended it. At the door, hostess asked 'can I help you' which came across as unwelcoming. My companion thought I was being overly sensitive, maybe I was, who knows? The food okay- I had a burger...More

Thank Dereck D
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

My partner and I organised an event at The Drift, we were not disappointed. Isabelle from events was helpful and friendly, the staff working on the evening of our party; Alice, Oscar and the rest of the team were extremely helpful, warm and friendly. The...More

1  Thank Emma P
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Visited here with clients and wasn't disappointed, it's located at heron tower so is very busy at peak times but a half hour at the bar with some select ales makes the time fly. We had a variety of starters but the calamari really stood...More

1  Thank Merlin2308
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