Positioned in the City of London’s epicentre is Jason Atherton’s restaurant Social 24. Standing tall among London’s many other skyscrapers that rise from the pavements, Social 24 is one of the few places in the capital that offer a Manhattan-like setting with a backdrop that exudes a magnetic buzz 42 floors up.
Inviting guests up to its metropolis situ to perch at its lengthy bar this winter, the restaurant has revealed a new Sex in The City worthy bar menu that lead with seasonality and new flavours at its forefront.
Executive chef Tomas Lidakevicius has created a new selection of casual bar dishes that still retain a high quality. From delicate pumpkin arancini, salt and pepper squid with wasabi mayo, handmade duck spring rolls with sweet and sour sauce and rice, crispy buttermilk chicken and lime. Meanwhile, larger bar dishes that have also been recently introduced include beer-battered haddock with triple cooked chips and mushy peas, a tender beef fillet, platters of charcuterie, dry-aged rib-eye, duck fat chips and peppercorn sauce for dipping and a seasonal winner of cheese, ham and truffle toasties with aged parmesan salad.
In parallel with this new food bar menu are some cocktails to complement. New flavours and infusions span across a variety of new signature cocktails that are now available. These include the eye-catching, ‘Freaking Grape’ – complete with Ketel One, V Gallery grape vodka, Ratafia, mandarin and orange blossom and citrus or ‘The Ultimate Espresso Martini’ – made with V Gallery toffee fudge vodka, Maestro Café, espresso coffee, coffee foam and chocolate. Meanwhile, other cocktail highlights we have picked out also include: ‘Eterno Amore’ – Panarea Island Gin infused with lavender, Italicus, clear grapefruit juice, ‘MY-PHI’ – Bacardi white rum or the ‘Wray and Nephew’ over proof rum, citrus, pineapple liquor, orange oleo saccharum.
For a refined dining experience is Social 24’s restaurant offering a contemporary British menu curated by Jason Atherton with executive chef Tom Lidakevicius at the helm. With floor to ceiling windows and glamorous 1920s style furnishing, this restaurant is perfect for any special occasion or corporate event. Dishes to expect on Jason’s elegant menu include starters such as lobster tortellini with fennel and yuzu and heritage tomato with strawberries and rose water. Main course options include venison saddle with celeriac, carrots, black garlic and cep with globe artichoke, borlotti beans and maitake mushrooms.
Meanwhile, the grill menu features different sharing beef and steak options, each paired with side dishes. To finish, desserts range from white chocolate mousse with textures of strawberry and sorrel to Yorkshire rhubarb with fromage blanc, blood orange and honeycomb.
Available Monday – Friday from noon ‘til late, and Saturday from 4pm to 12:30am.
A set lunch menu offer is also available from 12pm to 2:30pm including a beer or Bellini cocktail to start followed by 2-courses for £26 or 3-courses for £32 per person.
Address: Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London, EC2N 1HQ
Phone: 020 7877 7703