The Red Herring  

 
 
ADDRESS
49 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V 7EH
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Monday to Friday: 10:00 - 15:00 & 17:00 21:00.
 
PRICES
Average main course price: £10
 

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The Red HerringFound in the heart of Gresham Street, The Red Herring is a city bar with a local pub ambience. With a dedicated Cellarman, The Red Herring showcases the Fuller's main ales, and guest ales are always available.

There is a separate brasserie, fully staffed and equipped with its own bar, and a traditional, seasonal menu awaits, with a strong focus on fresh, locally sourced produce.

 

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Underground Stations

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St. Paul's Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Bank Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
4 minutes walk
 
Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  32% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 4 minutes from The Red Herring
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
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  25% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 7 minutes from The Red Herring
This neat and simple hotel gets all the basics right. The prices are sensible, the rooms are simply and attractively decorated, there's a decent little bistro, ... More
 
 
 
Grange St Paul's Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £90  22% off
10 Godliman Street, EC4V | 7 minutes from The Red Herring
Perfectly located in the heart of London's financial district, yet moments away from the delights of the West End, the Grange St Paul's mixes contemporary style ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Anthologist
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
58 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Telegraph
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
11 Telegraph Street, Moorgate, City, London EC2R | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
A great choice for hearty cuisine near Moorgate, The Telegraph offers a daily changing menu using fresh and seasonal ingredients. The fare ranges from traditional British ... More
 
 
 
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Barbecoa St Paul's
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
20 New Change Passage, City, London EC4M | 3 minutes from The Red Herring
Described as "a celebration of the relationship between fire and food" Barbecoa is a joint venture between Jamie Oliver and American chef and barbeque expert Adam ... More
 
 
 
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The Trading House
London > Restaurants >
91 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 1 minute from The Red Herring
Located on the site of the former Bank of New Zealand, The Trading House invokes the spirit of the East India Trading Company with 'hanging kebabs', ... More
 
 
 
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Tokyo City
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
46 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
Japanese cuisine. Booking advised for lunch. Separate room for parties. ... More
 
 
 
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Harry's Bar 2
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
17 - 20 Ironmonger Lane, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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China: New Nation, New Art, 1911-1932 by Professor Craig Clunas
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 20th November 2017 - 1pm-2pm
The Red Herring, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 4 minutes from The Red Herring
Literary & Education, Lecture....More
 
 
 
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Playing Doctors
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 20th November 2017 - 6pm
The Red Herring, Silk Street, EC2Y | 5 minutes from The Red Herring
Literary & Education, Talk....More
 
 
 
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The Protestant Work Ethic And The Changing Nature Of Work
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 20th November 2017 - 6.30pm-8pm
The Red Herring, St Paul's Churchyard, EC4M | 5 minutes from The Red Herring
Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More
 
 
 
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Red Herring
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Red Herring
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Red Herring
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Red Herring
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Guildhall Yard
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
The courtyard between the Guildhall Art Gallery and the church of St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard is ... More
 
 
 
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The City Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
80 Basinghall Street, EC2V | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
Learn about the square mile, the area's 800 year history, its people and its architecture, at The City Centre, where exhibitions, public events ... More
 
 
 
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Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 4 minutes from The Red Herring
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of England ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near The Red Herring
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Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 1 minute from The Red Herring
We love the average Ted Baker store but with Ted Baker & Friends the cool fashion label has taken the shopping experience one step further - ... More
 
 
 
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Flittner
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 5 minutes from The Red Herring
An old-fashioned barber’s patronised by city gentlemen and established in 1904. As well as a shampoo and cut you can also have the traditional hot towel ... More
 
 
 
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Beau Gems
London > Shopping > Jewellery
26 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes from The Red Herring
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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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 12 minutes from The Red Herring
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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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 13 minutes from The Red Herring
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 15 minutes from The Red Herring
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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The Red Herring gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from The Red Herring
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 9 minutes from The Red Herring
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 12 minutes from The Red Herring
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 7 minutes from The Red Herring
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 7 minutes from The Red Herring
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 9 minutes from The Red Herring
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
 
 
 
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Reserve Bar Stock Exchange
London > Nightlife > Bars
46 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
Reserve Bar Stock Exchange in the City uses the stock market model to price its drinks - prices change in line with their popularity on the ... More
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, St Paul's
London > Nightlife > Bars
130 Wood St, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Veeno St Paul's
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1st Floor One New Change, EC2V | 3 minutes from The Red Herring
Italian wine bar Veeno champions Italy's after-work culture of drinking, eating and relaxing, and specialises in family grown Sicilian wine alongside authentic ... More
 
 
 
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Guildhall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 1 minute from The Red Herring
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 2000 people.... More
 
 
 
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Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from The Red Herring
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Plaisterers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
One London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from The Red Herring
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Stories From The City: The Bank Of England In Literature
Exhibitions | Until 29th June 2018 

Bank of England Museum 4 minutes walk from The Red Herring

Exhibits related to the lives and works of Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot, Dr Johnson, Robert Browning and George Eliot to ...More

Bonus Levels
Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2018 

Museum of London 4 minutes walk from The Red Herring

This multimedia installation by visual artist Lawrence Lek imagines a future London through a series of play-able video games that ...More

The City Is Ours
The City Is Ours
Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2018 

Museum of London 4 minutes walk from The Red Herring

More than half the world's population live in urban areas and that percentage is even higher in more developed countries. ...More

 
Pulse
Exhibitions | Until 15th April 2018 

Museum of London 4 minutes walk from The Red Herring

A digital installation by Tekja collecting and visualising live data about London from Twitter....More

(Un) Common Currency
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

Museum of London 4 minutes walk from The Red Herring

Alternative examples of monies used in London over the years, from 17th century trade tokens to today's Brixton Pound....More

China: New Nation, New Art, 1911-1932 by Professor Craig Clunas
Exhibitions | On 20th November 2017 

Museum of London 4 minutes walk from The Red Herring

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 5 minutes walk from The Red Herring

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

The Protestant Work Ethic And The Changing Nature Of Work
Exhibitions | On 20th November 2017 

St Paul's Cathedral 5 minutes walk from The Red Herring

Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More

Playing Doctors
Exhibitions | On 20th November 2017 

Guildhall School Of Music And Drama 5 minutes walk from The Red Herring

Literary & Education, Talk....More

Less Than Thirteen
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from The Red Herring

A large-scale projected artwork, which interprets the movement of Sir Simon Rattle conducting Elgar's Enigma Variations, reducing his form to ...More

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Soho speakeasy bar on Great Windmill Street with live music, DJs and old school glamour....More

 
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