Most customers seem to take their order and head back to the office, but a seat at this pleasant City branch of Konditor & Cook allows a peep at the architectural intricacies of its landmark location. The menu invariably features a hearty salad, a few pizzas and tarts, and jacket potatoes. Inventive soups such as courgette with lime show a foodie sensibility many lunch-spots sadly lack. Risotto is served from hot trays behind the counter; smoked haddock with saffron and serrano ham was very fishy, our server advised, so we opted for a thai veg curry laden with chickpeas for protein. A rhubarb and custard muffin wrapped in brown paper did not live up to the usual high standard of the cakes.
Konditor & Cook
|Venue name:||Konditor & Cook||Contact:|
30 St Mary Axe
|Opening hours:||Meals served 7.30am-6.30pm Mon-Fri.|
|Transport:||Tube: Liverpool Street tube/rail|
|Price:||Main courses £4.75-£5.25.|