It always seemed to me like the answer was pretty obvious when you’re offered a lobster, lobster roll or burger for the same price of £20. Yet, surprisingly some people still go for the burger and then end up complaining that it wasn’t that amazing…
Well, my advice then is: go for the lobster! Grilled or boiled, whichever calls out to you more, adding some garlic butter sauce to it along with the salad and chips. Borderline, go for the lobster roll if you prefer a cleaner style of eating and don’t enjoy all the work involved with eating a lobster.
I’ve actually never been to the original “Burger & Lobster” near Green Park station myself, only having recently joined the fans with the opening of the City restaurant on Bread Street which is easily accessible after work and has become my team’s favourite hang out.
Apart from the appeal of the £20 lobster, the casual atmosphere is very welcoming with a very polite and charming waitressing staff. With the food menu easy to decide on and only displayed on a blackboard, you can spend more time on the wide selection of cocktails and drinks. Dessert is a simple choice of two again, both served in unimpressive paper cups (a bit like the small size soup cups from EAT) but fear not, the taste is very satisfying!
Unlike the Mayfair shop, City takes reservations for up to 8 for both lunch and dinner. But as half the tables are saved for reservations they fill up pretty quickly, making an early (or late) walk-in another option.
The websitewon’t tell you a lot, but here are the details you can find on it:
1 Bread street, London EC4M 8SH Monday to Friday from 11.30am to 10.30pm (last orders) Closed on Weekends and Bank Holidays We take reservations for parties up to 8, at both lunch and dinner. Telephone: +44 20 7248 1789 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @Londonlobster
Seemingly, unwilling to be found, a search by “1 Bread street” or the postcode alone will lead you to a different place on googlemaps. So here’s the actual location.