The new Botanist at Broadgate Circle

One of the first of the new Broadgate Circle restaurants to open was the ETM Group’s The Botanist, building on the great reputation of the group’s original restaurant and bar of that name in Sloane Square. It is also potentially the complex’s late night venue with its spacious and well-decorated downstairs bar/club-type room (The Soda Room) open until 2 am. The latter is available for private hire Sundays to Tuesdays and would make for a great venue for such. Perhaps though the new bar/restaurant should have been named the Zoologist given two of the more striking decorative features are … [Read more...]

ETM to open second Botanist in Broadgate Circle

Tom and Ed Martin, of privately-owned ETM Group (which runs The Jugged Hare and Chiswell Street Dining Rooms close to the Barbican), have confirmed the opening of their 15th venue, and first late-night venture, this April located within the Broadgate Circle development near Liverpool Street Station in the City. Following the success of its sister restaurant on Sloane Square, The Botanist Broadgate Circle designed by Russell Sage Studio will occupy 7,986 square ft split over two levels: a ground floor bar and restaurant and the subterranean Soda Room – hoped to be Broadgate Circle's … [Read more...]