The Happenstance

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Description

The Happenstance is a spacious cocktail bar and restaurant, situated in the heart of the City. The exciting and colourful venue breaks the mould of usual City bars by offering unique concoctions and far-flung fare alike.

The Happenstance comes from Drake & Morgan, who have already seen great success with The RefineryThe Anthologist and The Drift. A few attractive features of The Happenstance include a deli, a florist, a mixology table and floor-to-ceiling windows - perfect for taking in beautiful views of St Paul's Cathedral. There is also an open kitchen, a large bar area (both serving and drinking), and a private dining room.

The Happenstance is open for breakfast, brunch (the impressive Bloody Mary list makes this unmissable), lunch and dinner and is open throughout the week allowing you to enjoy the sites, sounds and tastes of this City gem seven days a week. A dab hand at cocktails, these mixology orientated concoctions aren't something to be missed out on; try their coriander & raspberry infused Garden Collins or a Papaya & Chia Daiquiri for an exotic twist on the classic.

Info

None
No queues normally
Happily Affordable ££
St Pauls
None
Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
Smart casual

Hours

Day Open Close Notes
07:30 23:00
07:30 23:00
07:30 23:00
07:30 00:00
07:30 00:00
10:00 00:00
10:00 18:00

Location

The Happenstance
1A Ludgate Hill, London, EC4M 7AA

Area:
Central London

Nearest station:
St. Pauls (Tube)
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Menus

Drink Prices Price
Pint of Lager £4.40
Pint of Real Ale £4.30
Bottle of Lager (330ml) £3.95
Bottle of Cider (568ml) £4.95
Cocktail £6.95
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) £6.25
Bottle of House Wine £17.95
Bottle of Champagne £49.95

Menus

Breakfast Menu Download
All Day Menu Download
Dessert Menu Download
Drinks Menu Download
Sunday Brunch Menu Download
House Soda Menu Download
Kids Menu Download
Christmas Menu 2016 Download


This venue serves British, Gastro, Brunch, European and Burgers food.

A word from the chef:
The Happenstance is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers an exciting a la carte menu in a striking setting. Sharing plates and bar snacks are available alongside creative cocktails and a large wine list. For a light lunch try their crab on toast with chilli, coriander & lime mayonnaise for £8.95, or tuck into a Wagyu burger with blue cheese & tomato chutney for £13.95.

Our Review

The Happenstance London - Restaurant Bar Review

The Happenstance London - Restaurant Bar Review

The Happenstance, the latest offering from the ever-popular Drake & Morgan group, who also own The Anthologist and The Folly, to name a few, is meant to represent “curiously good times and happy coincidences”.  Well it was no...

Read our full The Happenstance London - Restaurant Bar Review review

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Seated
Capacity
Standing
Cost Min spend
Midweek*
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Weekend*
Venue Hire
* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Fabulous food, drinks again on the pricey side but good , although it can take a while to get served. The staff are generally quite nice though definitely good for after work but gets dead about 8
31 Oct 2015 by
3

Lovely place, loved the decor and would definitely go back. The food was great - we were there for lunch - and having it wine matched was an added bonus.
23 Nov 2014 by
4

Definitely head here if you're like your quirky cocktails.. they have one served in a goldfish bag and another in a popcorn tub! Have yet to try the food but hope it's as unusual as the drinks. Right next to St Pauls as well so really convenient location, great buzz and nice views all rolled into one!
27 Jun 2013 by
4

Heard it's open now on the grapevine? Might head in tonight for a nose around!
19 Jun 2013 by
4

The drinks in those images look interesting. I'll definitely give this place a go, when it opens. Can't wait.
12 Jun 2013 by
4

Love the name, and this group, can't wait to see it!
26 Mar 2013 by
4

sounds cool, is it open soon?
01 Mar 2013 by
3

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