Walter and Monty | City Lunch Restaurant
Set in a light, airy, high-ceiling space at the foot of the Gherkin, this grill restaurant boasts an alarmingly large single-slab marble countertop, from which you’ll construct your South American-style midday meal.
First off, you’ll choose your salads from the myriad fresh platefuls of the stuff in front of you. Then, you’ll decide what you want with that salad from the grill, be it top sirloin beef pichanha, boneless leg of lamb, skin-on chicken thighs, or halloumi. Then you can get all of that covered in one of their in-house sauces (chilli & lime, white BBQ, garlic & feta, etc.) then get it wrapped, or put into a box.
Of course if you feel like, oh, maybe *sitting down in this restaurant, you can do that too. They’ve thrown in good scattering of wooden tables & chairs, and there’s a tempting little bar at the back, too. And if all of this sounds like it’s working towards dinner, you wouldn’t be wrong; they’ve arranged for a few regular Lates at which you can score larger dishes and cocktails.
And last but not least? Or, rather, first? They serve breakfast from that bar, too. You’ll find bagels, pastries, croissants, and more.
In short, they do the full Monty.
NOTE: Walter and Monty is open Mon-Fri, 11.30am-2.30pm, plus Thursday and Friday evenings, 5.30-11.30pm. You can read more about their dinner offering HERE.
Walter and Monty | Bury Court, EC3A 7BA
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