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...]

Antipodean Breakfast at Beany Green

This is one of the new restaurants/coffee shops which has been set up in the great new Broadgate Circle ‘eating and drinking hub’ – see below for more details of what is available in this exciting new venture situated right next to Liverpool Street station and only a five minute walk away from the eastern side of the Barbican. The Balcony space in front of Beany Green Beany Green is a venture by former UBS investment banker Prue Freeman, who used to work out of the UBS offices overlooking her new, and perhaps her biggest, and most ambitious, coffee bar cum restaurant yet.  She has … [Read more...]

Broadgate Circle to become major City eating and drinking hub

This month, Broadgate Circle in the City will welcome the opening of eleven restaurants and food and drink outlets, to become London’s newest drinking and dining destination. As part of an extensive redevelopment of the area, the new restaurants will participate in a dynamic programme of food, drink and cultural events open to the public throughout the summer months. Concept View of the new Broadgate Circle redevelopment World-renowned Hakkasan Group has chosen the new development for the second site of Michelin-starred dim sum teahouse, Yauatcha City, and its first standalone … [Read more...]