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​Byward Kitchen and Bar

#539 of 17,967 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
City of London
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Byward Street | All Hallows by the Tower, London EC3R 5BJ, England
+44 20 7481 3533
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Today
08:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Mon - Wed 08:00 - 17:00
Thu - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Orlando, Florida
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After walking around the Tower of London during Easter weekend, I was ready for a nice sit-down lunch, preferably with an adult beverage. Did not feel like waiting in line anywhere, and we happened to come across this little restaurant. It was not obvious, since it was right next to a church and my husband and I walked around a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Recently revisited The Kitchen again this time for a late-ish breakfast. Very good full Engklish job and much enjoyed.

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Thank Ron L
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great family feel, inviting, cozy and cool! v.good service, with lovely setting in central London. Excellent staff!

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Springfield
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133 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Slow service, small menu, uninteresting surroundings, uncomfortable chairs and average food. No reason to eat here.

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Thank Clif S
Malvern, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled on this little gem whilst trying to find somewhere for breakfast that isn't full of tourists! We sat outside in the garden and it was lovely and quiet you wouldn't believe you were in the centre of London. I had a full English breakfast and it was lovely! cooked to perfection! Would visit again!

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Thank sarahadams1410
Bangor, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we came across this place looking for somewhere half decent for breakfast, and it did not disappoint! Great food and service!

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Thank IXI633
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is really cosy and few steps from Tower hill. The food was delicious but for the price I spent, I was expecting a bigger english Breakfast. Even the service is quite slow, and the place was no busy at all.

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Thank Alessandro R
London
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I have had a couple of lunches here and also recently attended their launch party. It's a fantastic venue, very light and airy right by the Tower of London. Pizzas are huge and full of flavor. The staff are friendly and efficient. Highly recommended.

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Thank londontraveller2898
Balen, Belgium
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Between all the attractions from the city you find this hidden place. We came for a simpel breakfast but it was very tasty! A real delight between the busy tourist to escape to this quit place. Also a great thanks to the service, they were very friendly and helpfull.

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Mark W, General Manager at ​Byward Kitchen and Bar, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for a great review of our restaurant , very much appreciated. Next time you are local please come back and let us know you are hear. Best Wishes BKB TEAM More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Working in the city I really struggle to find somewhere to 'eat in' other than mega busy and ropey chain sandwich shops where you have to sit on top of other people and can't hear yourself think so thank god for this lovely little venue!!! Set in a great location with a lovely little courtyard which is so rare in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 24
Cuisine
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
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
Description
The Byward Kitchen and Bar is a 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 restaurant 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 modern décor. Choose from our seasonal menu Breakfast, Lunch, evening supper or sample our craft beer's or choose a cocktail at the bar.

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