Lanes near Liverpool Street, serves up superlative modern European cuisine as well as reassuring English classics. It's a big hit with City-workers who flock here in the week for swift or more languid meals. The mainly organic food is beautifully presented, and service is outstanding and unobtrusive. Sample the extensive wine list (50 wines, 10 champagnes), or head to the bar - a venue in its own right - which also serves food.
Sample a la carte
Black pudding, poached trout, mustard & nettle sauce £10.50
Pea tartlet with parmesan & pickled beetroot £8.50
Cocktail of fresh cornish crab, sauce mayonnaise £9.50
Gravadlax of salmon with mesclun salad £8.50
Other starters are available.
Macaroni cheese, truffle and poached egg £13.50
Fillet of hake, parsley sauce & baby onions £17.50
Smoked haddock, spinach & poached egg, mustard sauce £16.95
Saddle of rabbit with creamed Savoy cabbage £18.95
Roast pork cutlet, Lyonnaise potatoes& red wine sauce £17.95
Ribeye of Scottish beef, Jimmy's chips & peppercorn sauce £19.95
Other main courses are available.
- Lemon possett with hot berries £5.50
- Knicker-bocker glory £5.50
- Egg custard tart £5.50
- Lanes chocolate pot with homemade marshmallows £5.50
Other desserts are available.
109 - 117 Middlesex Street, E1 7JF
£35 - £44
Mon - Fri 12pm - 3pm & 5:30pm - 10pm