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The Sterling

#5,846 of 18,267 Restaurants in London}
$$ - $$$, British
30 St. Mary Axe, London EC3A 8BF, England
+44 20 7929 3641
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“finger food” (2 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
30 St. Mary Axe, London EC3A 8BF, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for drinks after work last Thursday, have been here once or twice before and had a average experience but Thursday was different - we received excellent table service from our waitress Veronica even though it was busy, she made sure we never had an...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

It's a nice place with an outside terrace by the Gherkin, perfect for a Friday lunch in a City. Good quality food and generous portion sizes.

1  Thank Jelena L
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We come for drinks after work every week... great location. Mauro one of the bar staff is always super friendly and takes time to learn customers name and remember your order... definitely recommend anyone to come here!

Thank Nia B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We often have team drinks here and it's great when the sun is shining and we can stand outside. But inside the service isn't great unless you have an area... even then it can be slow at times. The food is ok, we haven't had...More

Thank _SBHx
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I really enjoyed my time at The Sterling. The staff were bubbly and the service was great. I was greeted by a red haired lady who was very sweet. I would definitely recommend here and I will be coming back for lunch!

Thank unkn0wn247
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Stopped in for lunch before a business meeting. My colleague and I both had a burger. The food was very quick and very tasty. Good value at £11 each. Didn't like the Heineken beer as it tasted a little flat. Other than that no complaints....More

Thank GreenGG
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Super fast friendly staff to serve that much needed after work drink or sitting in the sun to enjoy a coffee. Nothing is a problem, lovely venue.

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Stopped off for a couple of drinks with friends after work. It was a Monday so not busy and easily got a table - on Thursday and Fridays you may not be so lucky. I think you can reserve a space, if you are unlucky...More

Thank VivAnn73
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Great place to dine--the second time the weather was a beautiful summer day and we dined outside. The patio was packed with people so the service was only slightly off. Food was very good and reasonably priced.

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We recently took over the whole of The Sterling for a summer drinks event - we had both the outside and all inside space. The service was faultless, they were all really helpful and flexible to last minute changes on the night which was very...More

Thank Anna N
Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 20
Cuisine
Bar, British
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 St. Mary Axe, London EC3A 8BF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7929 3641
  • E-mail
Description
Housed within the magnificent Gherkin, The Sterling presents an airy setting with a stylish dining room, a spacious mezzanine dining area and a large terrace. An extensive selection from The Sterling menu includes crustacea, old-school sarnies to share, main courses and desserts. The venue is a popular choice for corporate lunches, large parties and events.
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