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The Kitchen at Tower

#258 of 17,533 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
City of London
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Byward Street | All Hallows by the Tower, London EC3R 5BJ, England
+44 20 7481 3533
09:00 - 17:30
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Sun 10:00 - 17:30
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30
Sat 09:00 - 17:30
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Taipei, Taiwan
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good service: Waiter and waitress in there is friendly and hospitable making u feel comfortable. Environment: The interior decoration is lovely especially with colorful flowers. I believe in that you might enjoy the atmosphere when you enter in. I think it is also suitable for a couple dating there. Food: As a gourmet, you might try to taste a tradition... More 

Thank chienwinston
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fabulous place for brunch, The food is excellent but the service is even better. You are made to feel welcome and nothing was too much trouble Would definitely recommend this place

Thank Martin G
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Read reviews on here thought great stuff we will go here before visiting the tower. Big mistake. It looks like it might have changed hands all the 'kitchen' signs had been taken down. The food was only just luke warm, the sausage and hash brown left a pool of grease on your plate and to top it off the toast... More 

Thank Anna M
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast very good £6.50 between 10 am and 11 am. Not a torist work in the area. This great place to visit.

Thank Trevor B
Essex, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

If you do not want to get ripped off give this place a miss. Only had a coffee and tea. Prices way overboard!!! Tea - £2.50 (just a mug) and a cup of coffee £2.50 and then believe it or not they make a service charge!!! Will give this place a miss in future.

Thank graham a
London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

As usual, the staff were very accommodating. I will be returning to try out their fish and chips!!!!

Thank ToysExpereiences
Lausanne, Switzerland
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Really enjoyable. Had a chicken burger and a lovely elderflower drink. Great location and good service. Tried to go again last time we were in London but it was closed. Will try again next time!

2 Thank Katie V
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134 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Just a short walk from Tower Hill tube. Lovely friendly staff. Nice surroundings in the grounds of an old church. Great service and obliging to variations to standard options. They do an early bird special where a full English breakfast is £6.50 before 11 am. Which includes a juice or hot drink. It's good value. The coffee was good. The... More 

Thank NottmFoody
Cork, Ireland
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201 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We called here for breakfast early in the morning. The decor and ambience is very nice and the staff are also. There is a variety of seating from regular to armchairs and sofas. We had the Full English breakfast (me) and Eggs Benedict (her). Both were excellent, delicious and generous portions. Great value. Highly recommended.

Thank Redsionnach
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Great location for us trying to grab a quick bite to eat Sunday morning before an event, however we were disappointed in the food for what we paid for. the full English was discounted for the time of day but barely covered the plate portion wise (1 sausage, 1 bacon rasher, etc). They forgot to bring the toast and when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Cafe, European, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Byward Street | All Hallows by the Tower, London EC3R 5BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7481 3533
The Kitchen at Tower is a newly opened venue that offers homemade, traditional, British food in a relaxing setting, near one of the country's favourite landmarks. Situated next to All Hallows by the Tower and a stones throw from The Tower of London, The Kitchen at Tower offers a surprising oasis on the edge of one of the busiest cities in the world. Get away from the London hustle in our outdoor seating area in a lovely quiet garden setting. Or come in and experience the relaxed ambience and eclectic decor. Enjoy Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea or even a cold glass of Wine or Beer in our fully licensed Cafe. Choose from an extensive menu including local favourites such as Full English Breakfast, Shepherds Pie, Fish and Chips, Liver and Bacon as well as many lighter dishes or a Traditional Cream Tea.

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