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The Brewery

#2,314 of 17,934 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
City of London
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52 Chiswell Street | The City, London EC1Y 4SA, England
+44 20 7638 8811
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Converted Brewery, reimagined into a fantastic function venue with the latest technology and sound system to be able to deliver business conferences of all sizes. I can imagine as well that it would make a great party venue. Central location, 15 mins walk from Liverpool Street Station. Charming facade, staff took very good care of the us 900+ people. And... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good location, 10 minute walk from London Liverpool Street Station. The venue is full of character and well laid out. The festival itself was poorly organised from the start. Very little information supplied before the event. Not enough bar staff meaning a wait of up to 30 minutes to get a Gin you want. Some of the Gin had run... More 

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Thank Steve P
Heathfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though this was an event I am writing a review about the venue. The location is good close to Moorgate and Barbican tube stations. The main hall was large and airy. Plenty of staff, but..... We were there to spend five hours slowly supping G&T . Therefore you need lots of places to put your drink down and ideally... More 

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Thank RichardBlakey
Ashtead, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely meal here, we both got the sandwiches and was perfect as a light tasty dinner- definitely the best pub in Ashtead for food

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Thank Jayne5000
N. Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Attended an event here that is normally held at the Modern History Museum. Modern History Museum it is not, it didn't some close in terms of occasion or atmosphere. However the food was exceptional, not sure if caterers were inhouse or not but it was very good indeed especially considering there were several hundred people in attendance.

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Thank jaybel
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

a decent NZ Pinot Gris and reasonable French red offset some pretty ropey food. There were a lot of people attending so tough for a kitchen. hey could do with a bar for post dinner networking but the main room is excellent

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Thank David L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

What a unique and fantastic place. It used to be an old brewery and now is a great venue for events. If you’re looking for a unique venue that blends heritage with high-end facilities and a fantastic location, The Brewery may well be your perfect match. It has a great feeling about it and combines old history and historic elements... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

A gorgeous and quirky venue. I attended a corporate function that had an evening meal, entertainment and dancing. It was lovely although the bar was expensive.

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Thank mrsjburke
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I was here for the company's Christmas Party. It was amazing. Big venue with bar area and sitting area, also a stage. The food was delicious with does not happen a lot in this type of events ( very impressed). The band also great and good location. We had a great time!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I assisted to the London Summit which took place at The Brewery. The place was great, specially the staff.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$81 - US$112
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Chiswell Street | The City, London EC1Y 4SA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7638 8811
Description
The Brewery has consistently been recognised as one of London's leading venues for over half a decade. Testament to this are the prestigious awards the venue has received for its service levels, planning and food and beverage offering. As the capital's ultimate event venue the Brewery has hosted events ranging from government conferences, corporate product launches, star-studded charity events and prestigious award ceremonies.The choice of six rooms, in the heart of the City, caters for 10 to 1000 people in a setting that marries 18th century architecture with cutting-edge technology and an attitude that sets the pace of the event industry.The Brewery prides itself on its unsurpassed food and beverage offering. Straight-talking menus use fresh, seasonal produce sourced from across the British Isles and Europe. Dishes are cooked simply and served elegantly; maximum taste, minimum food miles.The Brewery has worked hard to provide clients with a Corporate Social Responsibility policy that is achievable and measurable for all of their events, large and small. Just by making the smallest of changes, the Brewery can help to make a big difference in the global events sector. Testament to this is the venue has recently achieved the British Standard ISO 20121:2012 Event Sustainability System.

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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 glorious St.Paul's Cathedral, and John Soane's dauntingly classicist Bank of England. This neighbourhood is also home to some of the finest restaurants and plushest hotels in Europe, in addition to an assortment of of watering holes, upscale shops, and Tube stations. During the week, the City is abuzz with white collar workers going about their business; the weekend sees this area turn into a quiet haven for sightseers.
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