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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Searcy's at the Barbican

Silk St. Send to Phone
020-7588 300

Lunch Sun.-Fri., Dinner nightly (to 7pm Sun.)
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Reservations suggested

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Searcy's at the Barbican Restaurant Review

: Searcy’s has put a considerable amount of effort into making this restaurant work. One of the problems it has had to overcome has been how to keep its diverse clientele, city types on the one hand, patrons of the Barbican on the other, all happy. In this it has largely succeeded through the excellent cooking designed to appeal to everyone. Former chef Richard Corrigan has left his trademark---modern British with a hint of Irish---on the menu, in dishes like braised collar of bacon, Savoy cabbage with cream and grain mustard sauce. But there is also more than a nod in the direction of Italy, with various risottos and a paupiette of veal with mozzarella and sage, roasted peppers and a red onion jus on offer too. The short à la carte, five starters and main courses, is supplemented by a daily menu at £18.50 and £21.50. The service is efficient and respectful; the wine list is adequate. But Searcy’s---who are expanding all around town at the moment---must pay attention to this operation if they want to keep it working properly. Set lunch & dinner menus 2 courses £18.50, 3 courses £21.50.


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