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1 Kingsway Send to Phone
020-7379 9797
Underground: Covent Garden/Holborn
This cool, very modern venue is a bit of a mixed bag.

Breakfast Mon.-Fri, Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Bank Aldwych Restaurant Review

: Bank Aldwych offers a bold, bright vision of large-scale dining with a kitchen visible behind a wall of glass and a dramatic if unsettling ceiling made of dangling shards of glass. The menu is long, running the gamut from wild mushroom vol au vent or classic moules marinière to a wide range of fish---monkfish tail, fillet of sea bass, scallops and cod. Bank made its name on fish, but some of the excitement seems to have gone out of the cooking, leaving it rather mundane. Better to go for the meat selection---perhaps a grilled calf’s liver or roast belly of pork with parsnip purée and balsamic jus. Swift service is geared to business lunching and the dining room can be noisy. Set lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. (not 7pm-10pm) 2 courses £15, 3 courses £17.50.


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