Trendy gastro-lounge in London serves traditional Brit pub food

Hours 11am-12am, daily

Aldermary House 10-15 Queen Street London EC4N 1TX UK 44 020 7618 9020 England


Core is a bar and restaurant in the heart of London with both an outside and inside seating area. As it’s a bar, it is open to 3am on some nights of the week and has DJs later in the evening. It describes itself as quirky and the decor matches that description. There is artwork on the ceilings and on the walls smooth and shiny tile designs give way to bare brick before leading to comic inspired wall coverings. Some of the booths are contained in faux cages, while others appear to be in portholes. It is an eclectic mash up of styles, but it's comfortable and unarguably interesting.


Core is a restaurant and bar in the middle of London serving traditional British pub food in eclectic and unique surroundings.

Last Word

The food at Core is traditional British pub grub. In other words, it is hearty, uncomplicated, and delicious. The menu includes Mushroom, halloumi, and red pepper vegetarian burger served on a toasted brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, and chips with the skin on, Fish and chips featuring beer-battered haddock, mushy peas, and tartare sauce, Rib-eye steak with peppercorn sauce and skin-on fries or a great Sausage and mash served with red wine and onion gravy.

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