The Chancery

9 Cursitor Street, Clerkenwell, London, EC4A 1LL - View on a map
Telephone: 020 7831 4000

The Chancery Restaurant In London
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Overall 5.3
Food 5.0
Service 5.0
Atmosphere 6.0
Value 5.0
Based on 1 reviews

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MIght the ownership have changed? Certainly there is a new chef in place. The set menu is rather pedestrian and it appears not now to offer the same level of choice, value, and service as previously.
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Overall rating 5 stars
Food 5 | Service 5 | Atmosphere 6 | Value for money 5
Sunday, October 13, 2013

I took my mum here for a birthday lunch - we both work within a 10 min walk of this restaurant and the reviews on toptable made it look perfect for such an occasion. After being seated, we ordered from a set menu of 3 starters, 3 mains and desserts. We decided to skip starter in favour of a dessert and both ordered Sea Bass for our main. After waiting 30 mins with no food I enquired how much longer we'd need to wait and was told only a few moments. I looked around the restaurant to see everyone else with the same bare tablecloth and no food. After another 10 minutes I told the maitre'd we'd have to leave in order to each get back to work. She did try and persuade me to hang on but I declined as I did not wish to rush my food. The maitre'd then told me the kitchen was slow, as today a brand new menu was being served. Presumably a menu which required Sea Bass to be cooked for over 30 mins I'm guessing. So in short, we left without getting to sample anything more than bread and water - followed by an un-festive sandwich from Pret! One other gripe, when I got back to the office I received a notification through toptable that I had 'cancelled the reservation' - meaning I couldn't review it.
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Overall rating 0 stars
Food 0 | Service 1 | Atmosphere 0 | Value for money 0
Tuesday, August 06, 2013

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