41 Gracechurch St London EC3V 0BT
Book now 0845 468 0102 Say hello: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax. 0207 283 7618
Wander through our garden lounge and flower shop, swing by the hanging chairs or simply dine at the chef's table. A sanctuary of calm, our unique private dining room, deli, and collection of private vaults make the perfect retreat for entertaining friends.
Whether you're just in for breakfast on the way to the office, hosting a business meeting over lunch, or joining friends and colleagues for casual drinks and a late bite, there's an array of seating, eating and drinking options to suit your mood regardless of the time of day.
An all day menu sits alongside grape varieties from across the globe (that you can even take away with you), skinny cocktails and a mixology table, for those who enjoy indulging in an unrivalled range of spirits.
Bank Holiday Opening Hours
Monday 27th 9am to 7pm
Has the Chelsea Flower Show got you feeling green fingered? Then why not have some floral fun at The Folly on Wednesday 22nd May? Our in-house florist, Joanna will be sharing her tricks of the trade so you can learn how to work with seasonal blooms and create beautiful bouquets to brighten up your home. Tickets are £25 per person, which includes a floral cocktail on arrival. From 6-7pm. Bookings must be made in advance on 0845 468 0102 or email@example.com
On 14th May, Psychic Sisters will be running 20-minute psychic readings at The Folly. With famous clients including Simon Cowell, Annie Lennox and Tracey Emin, you too can experience one of the best psychic experiences in London. The Sisters specialise in Tarot, Clairvoyance, Astrology, Crystals, Palmistry and Reiki Healing so you’ll be able to choose exactly how your destiny is unlocked! Readings, which include a delicious cocktail on arrival, cost £60 and will start from 6pm. Bookings must be made and paid for in advance on 0845 468 0102 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Drake & Morgan's first venue, the refinery, opened in September 2008 in Southwark in the landmark Blue Fin Building, the second site, the parlour, opened in October 2009 in Canary Wharf and site number three, The Anthologist, opened on Greshman Street in the City in April 2010. Site number five, the drift opened in heron tower on the 4th of july 2011.
Inspiration for The Folly, Drake & Morgan's fourth bar, has come from travelling the world, looking at the most successful venues in the USA and the Middle East "places where service culture is valued highly" and combining the best they have to offer with our own style.
Forget Sundays spent slaving over a hot stove, instead, enjoy a lazy afternoon at The Folly and let us do all the hard work for you. Relax with a choice of papers and indulge in a large glass of wine, whilst we serve the roast of your choice, presented in the centre of the table, so you can help yourself to a feast with all your favourite trimmings.
Delicious offerings include, a whole chicken roast with lemon and thyme, bread sauce and crispy bacon; rare roast sirloin of British beef with creamed horseradish and rich gravy; or crisp roast pork belly with bramley apple sauce and gravy; all served with beef dripping potatoes, glazed carrots, mashed swede, roast parsnips, buttered greens, red cabbage and Yorkshire pudding, for just £12.95 per person.
Also, The Folly serves an exotic selection of hot cocktails, including hot toddies served in retro thermos flasks and a selection of premium beers and spirits, to accompany your traditional roast.
Enjoy a Sunday Roast every week at The Folly, served from 12pm onwards for just £12.95
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Escape to The Folly and discover our secret garden, full of botanical surprises. Wander through our garden lounge, deli and flower shop or mix and muddle at our mixology table. The Folly is the City destination for those who wish to escape the hustle and bustle.
With a large bar, an interior alfresco terrace, basement vaults and private dining room, whether you're planning an intimate event or exclusive hire for over 1,000 guests, we've got it covered.
Open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and canapé parties, with a late licence on Thursdays and Fridays. The Folly's imaginative food menu and quirky deli uses locally sourced ingredients at affordable prices.
A unique venue with a touch of alfresco charm. Book for anything from a birthday bash to corporate events, fashion shoots, music videos, product launches and TV commercials.
Let our staff take the hassle out of planning an event, whatever your requirements, our attention to detail will give you a memorable occasion. We can arrange a range of fun activities to keep you and your guests entertained from wine and cheese pairing evenings, mixology classes, butchery masterclasses, flower arranging classes and cupcake-making sessions.
You can also choose from one of our stylish and sophisticated venues in Southwark, Canary Wharf and the City and we'll do the rest!
For enquires for all of our beautiful venues please click here
"I always think that the litmus test for any restaurant or bar review should be the question ‘would I go back?’ And with this restaurant, I definitely would. Many times. An absolute gem of a restaurant and a new TLL favourite."
"If you're looking for a beautiful new venue to enjoy some delicious food and drinks with friends or family, then head to The Folly in London. The experience is as charming as Ryan Gosling greeting you with a bunch of flowers."
"Sunday roasts, served in huge tins on big wooden planks, are vast and delicious and the cocktails are spot on."
"I am also taking one of their ideas home with me - my dining table is now definitely going to feature a tea light in a teacup or two!"
"Bringing a touch of the great outdoors to London's Square Mile, The Folly is a new all-day restaurant and bar rolled into one. Its natural theme encompasses botanical murals, a beehive-inspired bar and even a few trees scattered here and there."
"Aesthetically unique, without forgetting what really matters, The Folly is most certainly one of London's hot new dining destinations…"
"The Folly is a vibey, buzzy restaurant where you get served great food with a smile. Go."
"Nestled among a concrete jungle of banks and big businesses, bang in the centre of London's financial district, you'll find the most exciting new restaurant opening Stylist has been to all year."
"The genius lies in the fact you can pick and choose what you want from it - from a casual dinner with friends to flowers to focaccia at the deli to picking up a date - and you're probably going to enjoy whatever it is very much."
"The best of the great outdoors comes inside in this brand new haven for City slickers."
"The Folly is billed as 'London's secret garden' however, when the food is this good, the venue won't stay secret for long."
"Even though it's just opened, it's already packing them in on a school night... will it win a design award? Don't bet against it."
"Get in touch with nature at The Folly, the new and incredibly versatile - dining spot / bar / florist / deli opening...this secret garden of epicurean delights will breathe life into the City"
If you want to book a table the best thing is to give us a call on 0845 468 0102.
If you're in a rush leave us your details and we'll give you a call back to discuss your booking. Either way we look forward to seeing you soon!
Become a mystery diner with our monthly competition. We'll be giving away a meal for two, all you need to do is give us some valuable feedback. Click here to be in with a chance.
we are looking for team players to join our bar and restaurant in the following roles;
- bar staff
- restaurant staff
if you want to develop your skills whilst working in a fun, customer focused environment then send us an email with your cv and a covering letter.
it's sweet at the top, so why not join our team?
Learn how to mix and muddle our new cocktails with one of our interactive mixology classes. Spend an hour with a top mixologist shaking and tasting the new cocktails.
Hire of the mixology table is just £25 per person for an hour and bookings are for between five to 10 people. Bookings for larger groups are also available upon request.
Whether for office team building, celebrations or just to broaden your own liquid horizons, we can tailor-make a session so you can unearth your inner bartender, teach you the difference between manhattans, mojitos and martinis, to know your classics from your twists, and your bitters from your sours.
To see the mixology masters in action any Thursday or Friday visit one of our mixology tables. We've teamed up with some of the best in the industry to entertain you, from the big name brands to the small and quirky producers. Visit our "what's on" calendar to find out more.
For further information or to make a reservation please contact us on email@example.com
Feel like a night in but don't fancy the usual Chinese, Indian or Pizza? Chained to your desk during lunch? We're now doing takeaway so you can enjoy any of our delicious cuisine in the comfort of your own home or office. Whether you're hosting a fabulous party and need an array of canapés or are just spending a night on the sofa in front of the TV, we have plenty of options.
All of the dishes on our menu are available, and if you work or live locally we'll personally deliver. Just call 0845 468 0102 or email firstname.lastname@example.org before 11am on the day of delivery. Free delivery on orders of £20 or more. Delivery available within a 10 minute walking distance of the Folly.
Here are a few steps to help you out.
Choose from our Brunch or Lunch menus or our selection of delicious Canapés.
Give us a call on 0845.468.0102 or email us at with your menu choices.
** Please note orders must be placed by 11.00 am
** Minimum order for Canapés is £50
Pay in advance using your credit/debit card details.
Free delivery on orders of £20 or more (within a 10 min. walking distance of the Folly) or pick up your order on site at 41 Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 0BT.
** Please note standard delivery times from 30-45 minutes
** Last delivery time is 11.00 pm
If you like being close to the action you will enjoy our Chef's table which gives you a perfect view of the action while at the same time providing a cosy nook for your party to have a great time.
Give our team a call on 0845 468 0102 to book our intimate Chef's table or email email@example.com
Ever fancied yourself as a restaurant critic? Every month we are giving away a meal for two. Become an undercover cop and rate us on the food, wine, service and atmosphere and we'll make sure we listen so we're in tip-top shape! Fill in your details below for a chance to win:
- Blend in. We recommend you don't wear your fluorescent pink jump suit.
- Don't tell the staff that you're undercover. Try not to shout out, “Don't you know who I am?! That's going into my report!”
- Do a bathroom check. Clean bathrooms are very important.
- Make sure you have a good memory. Scribbling down notes whilst your eating is a big giveaway. It's also not fun for your dining companion.
Good morning! What takes your fancy - a light breakfast, coffee to go, a business meeting, catch-up with friends, cheeky cupcake, or perhaps that delicious Danish? The list is endless… Whatever the reason, The Folly is the perfect place to come and relax in the mornings. Try working your way through our new brunch menu, filled with lots of indulgent dishes, it's definitely worth getting out of bed for. Guilty pleasures include: the Breakfast Club - sour dough layered with sweet cured bacon, London sausage, fried egg, roast tomato and field mushroom; or Bubble and Squeak - shredded cabbage, potato and sweet cured bacon topped with a poached egg.
The more health conscious might prefer the Californian Kick-start – poached egg on toasted English muffin topped with hummus, guacamole, flat mushroom, grilled plum tomato and sweet chilli sauce.
To really brighten up your morning, treat yourself to a breakfast tray with a croissant, eggs florentine, freshly squeezed juice, seasonal fruit and tea or coffee.
We have a range of healthy juices too, or detoxing teas to suit any morning mood.
And there's Wifi! All you have to do is drop in for a scrumptious breakfast (tea, coffee or just a juice) and we will make sure all your technical requirements are looked after.
41 Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 0BT
T: 084 5468 0102
Monday - Wednesday: 7.30am - 11pm
Thursday - Friday: 7.30am - 1am
Sat: 10am - 12 midnight
Sun: 10am - 7pm
Saturday and Sunday: Available for private hire
Monday - Friday: 7.30am - 10pm
Saturday: 10am - 10pm
Sunday: 10am - 5pm
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Monument Station / Bank Station. Northern, Central, District, Circle, Lines plus DLR Trains.
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#40 Dulwich / The Plough towards - Aldgate Bus Station
#48 Walthamstow Bus Station towards London Bridge Station
#149 Edmonton Green Bus Station towards London Bridge Bus Station
#15 Blackwall Station towards Paddington Basin
#25 Tottenham Court Road towards Hainault Street
#43 From Halliwick Park towards London Bridge Bus Station
#141 From Tottenhall Road towards London Bridge
#344 From Clapham Junction Station / Falcon Road towards Appold Street
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Contact: Laura Hadfield or Eleanore Longley
Address: 5th Floor (North), Tennyson House 159-165
Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PA
Tel: 020 7436 1111
We are delighted to announce that The Folly has launched the buttercup project, our heartfelt commitment towards sustainability, the environment and our local communities. Launched across all Drake & Morgan sites, the buttercup project is our way of giving something back.
We proudly support both local and national charities, all of which we hold close to our hearts. Whether it be painting children's rooms (Kids Company), making a commitment to our staff for a nutritional meal everyday (SRA), going pink for a month (Breast Cancer Care), donating pennies (Pennies) and saving the bees (London Capital Bee Project) and we are grateful for your support in helping to really make a difference through our chosen charities.
We recognise local suppliers and the actions of capitalbee to help grow the popularity of urban honey within the London community.
Kids Company - view more info
Kids Company, an inspiring charity, which provides vulnerable children in London with a safe, caring family environment.
Pennies - view more info
Pennies, the electronic charity box makes giving to charity easy, quick and affordable. Through pennies your spare change is raising additional funds for charities across the uk... 75% of this money raised in the refinery will then go straight to kids company.
Breast cancer Care supports anyone who is affected by breast cancer. They bring people together, provide information and support, and campaign for improved standards of care within in the UK.
Whether it's anintimate booking for two ora surprise birthday party, we will look after you so you can be assured of a hassle free and memorable occasion.
Simply ask our friendly reservation team for help with creating your perfect brunch, lunch, dinner or drinks party for you and your guests.
We canarrange a range of fun activities to keep you and your guests entertained from wine and cheese pairing evenings, butchery masterclasses, flower arranging classes and cupcake-making sessions.
We have introduced the 1970's retro trend, with classics such as crêpes suzette, banana flambé and steak diane as well as beef stroganoff and scampi mornay. The dishes are made by a dedicated chef at your table so sit back and enjoy this unmissable piece of culinary theatre. You can also choose to pair your meal with a selection of specially concocted flaming cocktails (we like to call them kitchen cocktails!) Or selected wines to match the dishes.
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To make a booking contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We would like you to book 24 hours in advance.
No yawning now! Please find below our standard terms and conditions for all our bookings. Please do not hesitate to contact our events teams to discuss any matters directly. See you soon!
• Our standard seating times are 1.5 hours for lunch and 2 hours for dinner. If you think you'll need more time or if you have any special seating requirements, please let us know and we will do our very best to accommodate you.
• All drinks bookings are provisional until the receipt of this completed form.
• Drinks parties do not always include seating, some areas may be designated as a standing area only.
• There is no table service from 4pm for drinks & canapé parties.
• All areas are a request only, management reserve right to move allocated areas without notification.
• The latest time an area can be reserved is 6.30pm for a drinks & canapé event.
• All parties will be subject to a minimum spend & pre-order (as arranged by management).
• All functions are subject to 12.5% service charge.
• All pre orders must be submitted 72 hours prior to your reservation.
• Your drinks will be ready on arrival and we will serve the food at the time stated by you. Please note we do not take payment upfront, the bill will be settled on the night.
• The management reserves the right to refuse admission; we operate a smart casual dress code.
• Private entertainment/decorations are not permitted unless prior permission from the management has been given.
• All cancellations can only be accepted in writing.
• Areas are held for 15 minutes after the expected arrival time, after which time your area will be released & any canapés & prepared/opened drinks will be charged to the card details provided.
• Cancellations must be made with a minimum of 48 hours notice, any cancellations made with less than 48 hours notice will be charged £15 per person to the card details provided.
• Any amendments to your pre-order must be finalised 48 hours prior to the reservation date, after this time no changes can be made.