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The Mercer

34 Threadneedle Street, London EC2R 8AY, England
+44 20 7628 0001
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
34 Threadneedle Street, London EC2R 8AY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Mercer is very attractive visually. Elegant restaurant that is reminiscent of a Parisian braserie yet menu is very traditionally British food- food is good quality but very 'safe'. Service efficient but 'mechanical'. Better options for dining in area.

Thank Paulsmithcasty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the whole main room reserved for a group of around 40 people. The atmosphere is friendly and warm, the service was great, and the food was excellent. I am not sure how it is for ‘regular’ people (ie not en masse visitors) but...More

Thank Bram C
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Went there for a business meeting and it’s a good environment for that. Good drinks in a nice environment and good atmosphere. The food was more of traditional English food and if you don’t like english food you’ll be disappointed otherwise it’s an ok choice.

Thank anders l
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Lunch for about 60 in a room on the first floor. A bit crowded as we had drinks in the same room beforehand. Beef main course was delicious. Service was excellent. Mirrors all around the room were a bit disconcerting!

Thank SkyserUK
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived, staff were very friendly. We were given a table not too close to any one else. Very good for private discussions. Ordered and starters arrived very quickly. Main meal was Calves Liver perfectly cooked with bacon and mash. Recommended.

Thank Michael v
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Third or fourth visit and never disappointed. Another pleasant visit to the mercer with a great starter of black pudding and main of lamb. Tasty and a great glass of wine to go with it.

Thank PHJedi
Reviewed 28 July 2017

A group of us went for Breakfast. The menu had been cut down from a decent selection to four dishes. Some people enjoyed theirs but many of us chose scrambled eggs and salmon which was horribly salty and the eggs were dry. We were given...More

Thank Samantha E
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Had a farewell dinner here and while the food is always good, I find the private rooms a little austere. The room we were in was downstairs and had no natural light so it felt a little like being in a bunker.

Thank HR082016
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I visited the Mercer for breakfast. The surroundings were grand, but the price does not reflect the quality of the food. The fresh pear juice tasted as though it had come out of a carton. The scrambled eggs on toast, at £7.50, did not include...More

Thank Maxmax_o
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is one of my favourite restaurants, but the service and quality of food this week were really not up to standard. We waited around 30 minutes to be served and did complain about this and most of staff were apologetic . On the food...More

Thank mjp1955
City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Threadneedle Street, London EC2R 8AY, England
  • Public Transportation: Bank Liverpool Street
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7628 0001
  • E-mail
Moments away from The Bank of England, on the business end of Threadneedle Street, you will find The Mercer, an old banking hall upgraded to monochrome finery befitting her professional clientele. Flexible and confident in our hospitality, we can tailor make your dining experience, be that a quick-fire business meeting or a more relaxed sojourn.
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