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Côte St Paul's

St Paul's · French · ££££
538 Reviews

About Côte St Paul's

“Cote is what eating out should be about. Superb, affordable food that makes you want to come back”
– Mark Bolland, Evening StandardCôte Brasserie is a name synonymous with relaxed French dining throughout London and the United Kingdom, and this location at St. Paul’s is the epitome of everything this group of restaurants has been achieving since their humble beginnings in 2007 – a stylish yet simple setting with great food served all day long. This particular restaurant on Ludgate Hill also boasts event rooms suitable for corporate or celebratory occasions, with set menus and canapé options available. For casual dining or large scale events, it’s hard to look past this Côte Brasserie as the perfect option – reserve a table now!

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm


Côte St Paul's
26 Ludgate Hill, St Paul's
London EC4M 7DR

Menu Highlights



Warm Roquefort Salad

endive, walnut and crouton salad with a warm Roquefort cheese dressing

French Onion Soup

rustic French onion soup with a sourdough croûte and melted Comté cheese

Prawn Gratinée

king prawns in a white wine, garlic, chilli and tomato sauce with toasted garlic and parsley croutons


Steak Frites

Chargrilled thinly beaten out minute steak with frites and garlic butter (served pink)

Breton Fish Stew

traditional Breton fish stew of seabream, mussels, clams, prawns and squid with tomato, white wine and chilli

Beef Bourguignon

traditional Beef Bourguignon with potato and chive purée, bacon lardons and chestnut mushrooms


Chocolate Fondant

warm chocolate fondant with vanilla ice-cream

Crème Caramel

traditional set vanilla pod custard with dark caramel and cream

Tarte Fine aux Pommes

crisp puff pastry tart with finely layered apples and vanilla ice-cream
Don't miss out on a table!

Main Menu

Gluten Free Menu


March Set Menu & Specials


Mother's Day


More about Côte St Paul's, London

When thinking of indulging in French cuisine, look no further than Côte Brasserie at St Paul’s. Producing classics of the French kitchen and using only the highest quality ingredients is the mission of this restaurant group, yet it still manages to remain fairly-priced and accessible. Of course, Côte Brasserie is loved for its focus on all-day dining, but some restaurants, including this one, offer event and private function packages tailored to suit whatever your occasion might be.

Only a short distance from St. Paul’s Cathedral in a location that’s one of many cultural hotspots in central London, Côte Brasserie St. Paul’s is open from breakfast through to dinner and dessert. Stop by to sample the haddock, roasted and wrapped in smoked French bacon and served with braised puy lentils; or the roast duck breast, served pink with creamy gratin potato and a cherry sauce. Match any of these with a fine French red chosen from Côte’s long list with the trusty help of some genuinely knowledgeable staff. If you’re after the perfect location to plan your special day or work event, or just in need of a delicious French dinner any night of the week, look no further than this Ludgate Hill gem.

538 Côte St Paul's Reviews

538 Reviews
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I T.3 days ago · 1 review

Service and food was excellent. The menu was varied and offered good choice. Our waitress was attentive and helpful. We enjoyed our experience-a birthday meal.

Jan M.7 days ago · 2 reviews

Great restaurant, in a good location with excellent food and attentive professional staff. Couldn't ask for anything better. Would definitely go to this restaurant again.

Alex N.8 days ago · 1 review

Great food and service. Made my wife’s Mother’s Dsyvreally special. Would recommend it to anyone in future. Not sure why this I review requires you to write a minimum of 25 words though?

Marina K.9 days ago · 1 review

Great restaurant - food, service...can’t fault it! Cote never disappoints everywhere I have visited! I was there celebrating lunch with friends so thank you! Marina

Francis P.4 months ago · 1 review

Very conveniently located. Booking was painless and, although we arrived earlier than expected, we were able to go straight to our table. Service was prompt and friendly throughout. Atmosphere on the functional/utilitarian side, but in a good way - and plenty of space around tables. The Cote menu is excellent in its variety - and in its consistent standard across all the branches I've visited - and is very competitively priced. Also it seems to be fixed for relatively long periods, so you know what you'll be getting and can plan in advance if time at the restaurant is going to be limited. We had just a main course, but it was generous in size, well cooked and exactly what was needed. The bill for four with just main courses, some bread and olives and a glass of something each was a whisker over £100.00, including a fixed 12.5% service charge. (My only reservation is not knowing for sure whether the service charge goes direct to the staff - I believe Cote was one of the chains cited in the press not long ago for not ensuring this.) - Overall, very good indeed and a completely safe recommendation.

Craig S.a year ago · 9 reviews

Received a Great, Warm welcome from the staff when I attended here for Lunch. The choice as usual is very difficult to choose from as all the food from Cote is very tempting and tasty . We decided on the Lamb chops Special which was amazing, however could do without the Roquefort butter in my opinion, which was too strong and overpowering that it masked the taste of the Perfectly cooked lamb chops. For dessert we had the Profiteroles which was filled with ice cream and was absolutely delicious and the Coupe Noir, our Cote favourite. We were served by members of the management team and our waitress, Nalia. Good service from all as usual, however Nalia, noticed that my guest dropped a napkin on the floor, and immediately replaced it with a fresh one, going beyond normal expectations. It was my first time at this branch and will definitely be returning for more.

Sara L.7 months ago · 1 review

Perfection from start to finish. Nice friendly welcome and given a choice of seats. We had Breton fish stew which was deemed absolutely gorgeous, filled with clams, mussels, squid, vegetables, with sea beam on the top and in a fabulous liquid, this dish was being raved over. We also had belly pork, which again was a very good choice, nice size portion on a bed of cabbage, vegetables and a calvados sauce, it also came with gratin potatoes Both dishes were bigger than we expected and much tastier than we thought they would be We shared a Chocolate fondant with ice cream for afters and it was a good choice The only thing we would have liked was draft Lager rather than just bottles The service throughout was excellent from the friendly professional staff All in all we enjoyed our visit very much and will return

Joanne J.a year ago · 1 review

This was an on boarding lunch with a new recruit and it was a great place to have it. The food was excellent, the staff seated us in a booth which was relatively quiet and made it easy to talk. I advised the waiter we would need quick service which I got the impression he took a little bit of offence at, but it was not intended that way, I just knew I had to get my lunch companion back to the office by a certain time. That said, the service was superb and we even had time for a delicious fresh mint tea at the end. All in all a professional and congenial atmosphere, delicious food, great service. I will be back.

Caroline C.6 months ago · 1 review

We had lunch in Cote. The manager Dan is very professional, customer focused and friendly as was our fabulous waiter. I had the Herb Roasted Chicken Supreme (herb roasted chicken supreme wrapped in French streaky bacon, served with Jerusalem artichokes and a creamy mustard sauce) and my colleagues both had the Fish Parmentier (Cod, haddock, prawn and salmon in a creamy white wine and leek sauce, topped with mash potato and Gruyère cheese) both meals were absolutely delicious and would highly recommend a visit to the St Paul's branch of Cote. 10/10 for both quality of food and service!

Reg H.3 months ago · 48 reviews

My brother and I went for a meal after going to a matinee on Thursday afternoon @ Wiltons music hall, knowing the restaurant would be busy because of the Christmas period we pre booked a table for 6.00pm. Despite the fact the restaurant was extremely busy, the waiting staff were extremely attentive, the food and service was up to the excellent standard I have come to expect from cote. As it is Christmas week we dined al a carte and pushed the boat out with a bottle of fizz as well a very pleasant end to a fabulous day

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