Near the Bank : ■—
In Old Broad Street: — The Pedmerston, rather dear.
Royal Exchange Vault*, below the Royal Exchange.
In Cheapside : — Lake and Turner ( Nos. 49 and 66), and Read's
(No. 94), good houses, with moderate charges. ,,
In the Poultry: — Pimm's (Nos. 3, 4, 5), much frequented for
a slight luncheon of bread and cheese with beer or stout.
InBucklersbury, near the Mansion House: Punt's Dining Room
(No. 21), moderate.
Sjiiers and Pond's Buffet, Mansion House (Metropolitan) Station.
In Gracechurch Street: Gordon and Collins (No. 13); Hay
(No. 20); Wilkinson (No. 64); Half Moon (No. 88); Wilkinson
*King's Head Tavern. 53 Fenchurch Street.
'''Crosby Hall (p. 96), Bishopsgate Street. These two last arc
very handsomely fitted up and contain smoking and chess rooms.
Sltip ami Turtle, Leadenhall Street, noted for its turtle.
Krchl, 38 and 48 Coleman Street, small, but good and inex¬
Pursselt's Restaurant, 2-5 Finch Lane, Cornhill (good chops
and steaks) ; Joe's, 7 Finch Lane.
Ilalfords, 12 Upper St. Martin's Lane (curries).
Three Tuns Tavern, at Billingsgate Fish Market (p. 101), the
famous 'Fish Ordinary'. Table d'hote (upstairs) at 1 and 4p.m.,
consisting of four or live different kinds of fish , besides meat and
cheese, for 2s. Beer 6d. per pint, claret Is. 6d. per bottle , large
glass of punch (good but dear) Is. 6d., small glass Is. , waiter
2-3d. For gentlemen only.
AA'aiters in restaurants expect a gratuity of about Id. for every
shilling of the bill, but 6d. per person is the most that need ever
be given. If a charge is made in the bill for attendance the visitor
is not bound to give anything additional, though even in this case-
it is customary to give the waiter a trifle for himself.
'"Scott, 18 Coventry Street, exactly opposite the llaymarket
(also steaks); in the evening for gentlemen only.
*Rule, 36 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden.
Smith, 357 Strand.
Pimm, 3 Poultry, City.
Lynn, 70 Fleet, Street, City.
And many others. The charge for a dozen oys'ers is usually
from Is. Gd. to 3s. , according to the season and the rank of the
house. Small lobster Is. (id. ; larger lobster 2s. 6d. and upwards.
Oysters, like pork, are out of Season in the months that have no R
in their name, i.e. those of summer.