Chiswell Street Dining Rooms


This modern British restaurant, cocktail bar and private hire venue is located in the city’s Chiswell Street, close to Barbican and Moorgate stations.

Elegant across the board, Chiswell Street Dining Rooms serve food that is as delicious as it is immaculately presented; you don’t go forgetting a meal here in a hurry. 

If you’re not hungry, you could always pay a visit to the venue’s elegant leather clad bar. Serving an array of cocktails, wines and quality microbeers, this is the place to be if you’re searching for somewhere in the city to relax and reflect on your day.

Available for Private Hire Only for groups of 10+. Dining and Bar Bookings will be available from 9th May onwards.


Offer Availability
OFFER: 50% off Food
50% off food - Monday to Friday only
Monday 12:00 – 23:00
Tuesday 12:00 – 23:00
Wednesday 12:00 – 23:00
Thursday 12:00 – 23:00
Friday 12:00 – 23:00


  • London - Christmas Lunch, London - Christmas Dinner, London - Private Hire
  • Taking Bookings
  • Wheelchair Access
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 7:00 23:00 Closed between 15:00 and 17:00
Tuesday 7:00 23:00 Closed between 15:00 and 17:00
Wednesday 7:00 23:00 Closed between 15:00 and 17:00
Thursday 7:00 23:00 Closed between 15:00 and 17:00
Friday 7:00 23:00 Closed between 15:00 and 17:00
Saturday 7:00 22:00 Private Hire Only. Closed between 15:00 and 17:00
Sunday 7:00 22:00 Private Hire Only. Closed between 15:00 and 17:00

Special opening hours

Day Open Close Notes
Monday 27th May 2024 - -
Monday 26th August 2024 - -
Wednesday 25th December 2024 - -
Thursday 26th December 2024 - -



Chiswell Street Dining Rooms, 56, Chiswell Street, EC1Y 4SA


City of London

Nearest Station

Barbican (Tube)


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves British, Afternoon Tea, Breakfast, Grill and Pub Food food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Chiswell Street Dining Rooms provides the best of new and old-fashioned British cooking throughout the day. Come for lunch, afternoon tea or tuck in to something tasty at dinner time, and be sure to try the Poached Herdwick lamb rump; it's ruddy delicious.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Chiswell Street Dining Room Exclusive Hire Venue Hire 100 200 - Variable dependent on date Variable dependent on date

Planning something on a slightly larger scale?

Chiswell Street Dining Rooms venue is luxury housed within the famous old Whitbread Brewery building,now the Montcalm London City five star hotel with whom we partner with and cater for. The restaurant and bar has been designed to bring some country living to the city with a touch of sophistication with it's ever evolving modern British cuisine and an impressive wine list. 

Boasting five seperate function rooms which can be used in conjunction with the main dining room as required and  the venue is available to hire out in its entirety for networking drinks, private socials and dining, celebrations and wedding functions. Do note that we are also licensed for civil ceremonies in one of the adjoining private rooms.

The main Chiswell Street Dining Room can seat up to 110 people (absolute maximum) in the main dining room or host up to 250 (absolute maximum) for canape, bowls and/or buffet standing receptions. 

The neutral decor tones of the main dining room provided a perfect backdrop setting, which can be elegantly highlighted as simply or extravagant as you wish with our friendly events team.

Key features:

- Private toilets

- Dedicated event manager

- Dedicated waiting on service

- Private Bar (possibility for more pop up bar areas if required)

- Natural daylight

- Adjustable lighting 

- Air conditioning

- Seperate cloak room

- Built in PA system; can plug music playlist device into it

- There is the Montcalm London City Hotel above, should anyone require accommodation on the day of your event. For group bookings of 10 rooms or more, we can put you in touch with the hotel reservations team who we partner with to get your guests preferential rates.


* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Chiswell Street Dining Rooms Review

Chiswell Street Dining Rooms, what a fabulous name. A name proudly British in style and grandeur, it is both reflected in both the bar and kitchen in this popular City of London restaurant and bar.   Décor and Ambience A strikingly dark green frontage manages to convince that you are in…

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