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The Courtyard, City, 20 St Swithin's Lane, London EC4N 8AD
 
 
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Tucked away in a tiny courtyard off a City sidestreet near Bank Station, the Don Restaurant and Bistro occupies the atmospheric old Sandeman Port cellars, where for 200 years the famous sherries, madeiras and ports were bottled. Noted for its top - quality modern Gallic food, its prize-winning wine list (with London’s largest selection of ports and sherries), and its “excellent and attentive service” the Don won the BMW/Square Meal award for London’s best new restaurant when it opened.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Cannon Street Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Bank Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
2 minutes walk
 
Thames Exchange NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  27% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 3 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
 
 
 
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  30% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 6 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  27% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 8 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Swan, Shakespeare's Globe
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
Cheek by jowl with Shakespeare's Globe, Swan bar and restaurant benefits from a wonderful riverside location with stunning views ... More
 
 
 
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Vivat Bacchus
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
4 Hayes Lane, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
The South African owners behind Vivat Bacchus believe "life's too short to drink bad wine". It's hardly surprisingly then that the wine list is full bodied ... More
 
 
 
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Refectory Restaurant
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
St Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 9 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
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The Don
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
The Courtyard, 20 St Swithin's Lane, City, London EC4N | Same location as Don Bistro & Restaurant
Modern European cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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The Don Restaurant
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
The Courtyard, 20 St. Swithins Lane, City, London EC4N | Same location as Don Bistro & Restaurant
Winner of the UK's Best Dish Awards 2005 for the Best Burger category.... More
 
 
 
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
123 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from Don Bistro & Restaurant
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
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The Fancy Fork
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 23rd July 2019 to 23rd July 2020
Don Bistro & Restaurant, 24-32 King William Street, EC4R | 2 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
As the afternoon rolls into evening Israeli chef Shuli Wimer joins Farmer J in Monument to give us The Fancy Fork, serving a menu which draws ...More
 
 
 
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325 Years, 325 Objects
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd July 2019 to 15th May 2020 - 10am-5pm
Don Bistro & Restaurant, Bartholomew Lane, EC2R | 3 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
The bank celebrates its 325th anniversary with a display of 325 items selected from the vast collections amassed since the Bank was founded in 1694....More
 
 
 
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Leadenhall Market Pancake Race
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 25th February 2020
Don Bistro & Restaurant, Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 5 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
Competitors from City law, banking and accountancy firms race around the historic 14th century Leadenhall Market while attempting to flip a pancake in the legenday Leadenhall ...More
 
 
 
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 5 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
 
 
 
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
 
 
 
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
 
 
 
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St Stephen Walbrook
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
39 Walbrook, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from Don Bistro & Restaurant
One of Sir Christopher Wren's smaller masterpieces, this church has been immaculately restored. The central altar is by Henry Moore, and there is a magnificent organ ... More
 
 
 
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Mansion House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
City of London, City, London EC4N | 2 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
Mansion House, the Palace of the London Mayor, was originally for the Lord Mayor to represent the City in appropriate style, Sir Crispin Gascoigne was the ... More
 
 
 
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Bloomberg Arcade
London > Attractions >
3 Queen Victoria Street, EC2R | 3 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
Running through the site of Bloomberg's new European headquarters, the covered pedestrian Bloomberg Arcade is home to a ... More
 
 
 
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Laduree Cornhill
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
14 Cornhill , City, London EC3V3ND | 2 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
This famous French patisserie dates back to 1862, when Louis Ernest Ladurée, a miller from southwest France, created a bakery at 16 rue Royale in Paris. ... More
 
 
 
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Beau Gems
London > Shopping > Jewellery
26 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 3 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
A high-class repair service for all varieties of damaged items. Antique jewellery and second-hand designer watches are on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
8 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 3 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
130-year-old scent emporium with royal warrants. For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon’s has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston ... More
 
 
 
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Mimo London
London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 7 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
In a historic building next to Borough Market, husband and wife team Jon and Nicole Warren have set up the second branch of Mimo, their cookery ... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 17 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 18 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Puttshack Bank
London > Leisure > Golf
1 Poultry, Bank, EC2R | 3 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
Putting a swing into your social life, Puttshack brings crazy golf into the 21st century with high tech equipment, blinging ... More
 
 
 
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Ned's Club Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Ned London, 27 Poultry, EC2R | 3 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
Centred around a 20-metre marble-lined swimming pool, Ned's Club Spa is a lavish subterranean space that invites both The Ned hotel guests and outside visitors ... More
 
 
 
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The Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 6 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
Owned by Italy's largest insurance firm, Generali, and designed by Eric Parry Architects, Fen Court is a fifteen story state-of-the-art office block which houses ... More
 
 
 
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 10 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
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Tappit Hen
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
21-23 St Swithin's Lane, EC4N | Same location as Don Bistro & Restaurant
Stocking wines shipped by Davy's Wine Merchants, the Tappit Hen also recalls one the building's famous, former owners, Sandeman, with a large selection of Port ... More
 
 
 
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All Bar One Cannon Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
103 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from Don Bistro & Restaurant
Bright airy chain bars with a good range of beer, wine and spirits offering reasonable gastropub style food. Comfortable, with plenty of tables, leather sofas, polished ... More
 
 
 
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Vinoteca City
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
21 Bloomberg Arcade, EC4N | 3 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
Bringing more than 200 wines to Bloomberg Arcade, the covered pedestrian walkway running through Bloomberg's new European Headquarters, ... More
 
 
 
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Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 3 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
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Gibson Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
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Guildhall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 6 minutes from Don Bistro & Restaurant
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 2000 people.... More
 
 
 
 
 

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The Fancy Fork
The Fancy Fork
Foodie Events | Until 23rd July 2020 

Farmer J 2 minutes walk from Don Bistro & Restaurant

As the afternoon rolls into evening Israeli chef Shuli Wimer joins Farmer J in Monument to give us The Fancy ...More

 
Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
Theatre | Until 30th August 2020 

The Hallmark Building 8 minutes walk from Don Bistro & Restaurant

Jeff Wayne's epic 1978 musical version of War of the Worlds has been brought to life as an immersive VR ...More

 
The Taming Of The Shrew
Theatre | Until 18th April 2020 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 8 minutes walk from Don Bistro & Restaurant

Bianca, the daughter of a Paduan rich man, may only marry when her older sister Katharina finds her equal in ...More

Steve McQueen
Steve McQueen
Exhibitions | Until 11th May 2020 

Tate Modern 11 minutes walk from Don Bistro & Restaurant

He's the only UK artist to have won both the Turner Prize and an Oscar, and in spring 2020 '12 ...More

 
Dora Maar
Dora Maar
Exhibitions | Until 15th March 2020 

Tate Modern 11 minutes walk from Don Bistro & Restaurant

The Surrealist artist and photographer Dora Maar, lover to Pablo Picasso for eight or nine years, is celebrated as an ...More

 
Dora Maurer
Dora Maurer
Exhibitions | Until 5th July 2020 

Tate Modern 11 minutes walk from Don Bistro & Restaurant

The playful works of Dora Maurer come to Tate Modern this summer in what will be the first UK survey ...More

 
The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 11 minutes walk from Don Bistro & Restaurant

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 23rd February 2020 

The Shard 11 minutes walk from Don Bistro & Restaurant

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
Knight School at the Tower of London
Knight School at the Tower of London
Kids Events | Until 23rd February 2020 

Tower Of London 11 minutes walk from Don Bistro & Restaurant

Only the bravest will join Knight School at the Tower of London this February Half Term. The date: 1471, the ...More

 
These New Puritans: The Blue Door
Concerts | On 23rd February 2020 

Barbican Centre 11 minutes walk from Don Bistro & Restaurant

The experimental duo, comprising twin brothers Jack and George Barnett, present new material and recompositions, accompanied by a 16-piece band, ...More

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A new art fair inspired by the joy of plants comes to the Garden Museum ...More

 
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Darkfield: Seance - Flight - Coma
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Lewis Cubitt Park and Square

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This Easter hop down to the Southbank Centre ...More

 
Steve Martin & Martin Short: The Funniest Show In Town At The Moment
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Comedy | From 14th March 

Royal Albert Hall

The Hollywood actors, comedians and decades-long friends cross ...More

 
Shazia Mirza: Coconut
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Southbank Centre

Insightful social and cultural observations mixed with personal anecdotes from the award-winning Birmingham-born stand-up. Shazia ...More

 
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Serpentine Sackler Gallery

At the intersection of design, contemporary art and research, Italian design duo Formafantasma examines the ...More

 
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Sadler's Wells Theatre

The final ever performances of Richard Alston Dance ...More

 
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National Theatre: Dorfman

An energetic retelling of Hamlet for eight to 12 year olds, this hour-long introduction to ...More

 
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