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Prism

147 Leadenhall St. Send to Phone
020-7256 3875
Underground: Bank/Monument
Smart brasserie, part of the stable of Harvey Nichols' restaurants, satisfies City punters.
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Prism Restaurant Review

: Harvey Nichols converted the former Bank of New York into this white-pillared dining room which dwarfs the red leather Mies van der Rohe chairs around well-spaced tables. It has moved with the times---from fine dining to its present incarnation as a brasserie. Given the imposing building, and the fact that it's a long way from the mothership, it's still a little lacking in soul, though the bar buzzes particularly in the early evening. The menu has all the grills, immaculately cooked, that a brasserie fan desires, like top steaks with sauces, and many of the vegetables are actually grown on site---on the roof. It’s a big space to fill and they work hard, with private events (so book ahead---it might be closed) and fun evenings like a film or cocktail master class night. There’s also live music four nights a week. Staff are delightful; the wine list, being Harvey Nichols’ owned, is good.

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