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Coq d'Argent

No 1 Poultry, London EC2R 8EJ, England
+44 20 7395 5000
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
No 1 Poultry, London EC2R 8EJ, England
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Reviewed today

The entrance to the restaurant is quite different - from the elevator through an outside terrace to the restaurant doors. Great to eat on the terrace when the weather is good. We had planned a business lunch but guest had another appointment so we ate...More

Thank MalcolmM1947
Reviewed today

Every time I come here I get annoyed. Terrible service. Terrible staff. Waited for 40 mins to get served, and event then had to go and wait at the empty bar for 10 mins. Despite people having food, and menus on the table we were...More

Thank littlepiggylondon
Reviewed today via mobile

Have been to Coq D’Argent a number of times and whilst the service has always been slow at best, today was a whole nother level. 20mins to get a bottle of sparkling water and one course lunch took 90 mins. Food came out incomplete with...More

Thank Kersty B
Reviewed today

We had a pleasant Sunday lunch here over Christmas. Nothing wrong with the food or service but nothing that made us want to return. Atmosphere was dull

Thank creamdaisy21
Reviewed today via mobile

We visited for an after-work drink/dinner. Nice rooftop in the middle of the square mile, the atmosphere is buzzy, but unfortunately crowding is an issue in such a confind space and the main down side is the price as its too expensive! unreasonable prices will...More

Thank HBE14
Reviewed 3 days ago

went with 3 friends for dinner, lovely setting cocktails at bar were v good, buzzing eve we ate table d 'hote all good selection 3 course v good value and lovely wine, service perfect great eve would recommend.

Thank christopher n
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Saturday Le Brunch at Coq d’Argent was a small birthday celebration with friends. We had a nice table, the service was good, the £29.50 for 3 courses was reasonable, the menu looked nice but somehow it all felt flat. The food was good but...More

Thank LMarshUK
William D, Manager at Coq d'Argent, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear LMarshUK Thank you for your recent visit and for your review. I am happy to hear you received a good service at the table for your birthday celebration and tried our well priced offer Le Brunch menu available exclusively on Saturday. However, I am...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and i went for lunch. Had been previously, a few years ago. Standards and quality have not changed, very good experience. We decided not to have the fixed menu (great value I must say) instead opting for the al carte menu so that...More

Thank Ronald D
William D, Manager at Coq d'Argent, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ronald D Thank you for your amazing feedback about your recent experience at Coq d'Argent. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the rib-eye on the bone and the bottle of Malbec. We are now about to open our terraces and look...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for an after-work drink. Nice rooftop in the middle of the square mile. Nice cocktails, the wine is average, the atmosphere is cosy, the snacks are delicious.... the main down side is the price : too expensive.More

Thank Voyageur4457
William D, Manager at Coq d'Argent, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Voyageur4457 Thank you for your recent visit and for your comments on Tripadvisor. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere, snacks and cocktails. Our price range is similar to other venues of high standard within City of London but we always...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coq D'Argent is a gem in the heart of our City. In the summer, it's amazing for rooftop views while sipping a glass of chilled champagne or a cocktail and then enjoying a beautiful meal. More recently, friends and I have visited the restaurant for...More

Thank Chris H
William D, Manager at Coq d'Argent, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Chris H Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. I am so happy to see that you had such an enjoyable Saturday Brunch. Natasha, Juan and the whole team are so happy to read your comments on Tripadvisor. Please do visit us...More

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21 February 2018|
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Response from LoriMarechal | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I don't work at Coq d'Argent, I am a client. You can take pictures and have drinks outside even if not dining as a guest. The dress code is smart casual. I am not aware of charges, you can always go, have a drink... More
3 August 2016|
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Response from magictigger | Reviewed this property |
No dress code but you may feel better in smart casual. Jeans are ok so long as smart enough. The "City" lost a lot of pomposity years back. If you are a man, forget the tie. Hope this helps.
15 August 2015|
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Response from Sarah N | Reviewed this property |
No, for drinks you just pop in.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 125
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 1 Poultry, London EC2R 8EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7395 5000
  • E-mail
Coq d'Argent serves classic French food in its spectacular rooftop setting at No.1 Poultry in the City of London. In addition to the main restaurant, the brasserie offers a less formal menu at lunchtime, while the outdoor terraces and gardens provide a verdant oasis in the heart of the Square Mile.
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