The Allegory


The 22nd Drake and Morgan venue in the capital The Allegory and follows the family suit by offering Londoners a relaxed place to sip cocktails and enjoy a variety of dishes. Based on the ground floor of the Brookfield's building on Worship Street, this restaurant-bar more than caters for a wide variety of moods and occasions.

If you're hungry, this is the place to be, as The Allegory offer breakfast, dinner and everything in between. Taking over a 6,337 sq ft space, not only does it feature its own long bar, and idyllic outdoor terrace area, there's a separate dining area that can cater for 145 diners at a time, all decked out in the best of luxe materials, interesting murals and true to form, D&M style.

When it comes to drinks, the smashing cocktail menu features both classic recipes and a handful of inventive concoctions, alongside fine wines and bottles of champagne.

What's on

Bottomless Brunch
After a hard long week, There is no better way to celebrate the weekend than with a bottomless brunch! The Allegory is an incredibly beautiful…

Every Saturday

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  • Happily Affordable ££
  • 0
  • No door charge normally
  • None
  • 18 (after hours)
  • Patio
  • No queues normally


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 8:00 22:00
Tuesday 11:00 22:00
Wednesday 15:00 22:00
Thursday 15:00 22:00
Friday 15:00 22:00
Saturday 12:00 22:00
Sunday 10:00 22:00



The Allegory, 1a Principal Place, Worship Street, EC2A 2BA



Nearest Station

Shoreditch High Street (Rail)


  • Cuisine

    This venue serves British food.

  • A word from the chef:

    In true Drake and Morgan style, The Allegory will serve breakfast, dinner and everything in between; guests can tuck into small plates, sharing platters, hearty mains and sweet desserts.

Private Hire

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Customer Reviews (468)

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The Allegory - London Restaurant Bar Review

The Allegory - London Restaurant Bar Review

The gap between Shoreditch and Liverpool Street feels a bit like Checkpoint Charlie. Not just because when you’re crossing that interchange at the start of Shoreditch High Street you are putting your life firmly in god’s hands, but the atmosphere and attitude changes completely too. Hipster on one…