Bury Court is situated in prime location next to the Gherkin and Heron Tower which as you can imagine makes it a very popular drinking hole with the local city workers.

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The bar sits under the Balls Brothers franchise and they’ve recently gone through a refurbishment to try and make the place a bit more appealing to the ladies. They’ve added a more feminine decor inside and both the drinks and food have been given a few additions which they hope will appeal to the females.

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For the next few months they are hosting a weekly Gin Masterclass with the likes of Sipsmith and Beefeater running them. They had a full house the night we were there so looks like it’s going to be a popular event. We however sampled a few of the cocktails from the menu, with some of them packing a punch in their alcohol quantities. Each of the cocktails had a beautiful sketch to give you a hint of what you can expect.

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The food is very reasonably priced and we sampled the potted shrimp to start which was fresh and very tasty.

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We also tried the goats cheese and beetroot salad, perhaps aimed at the ladies but was still a very hefty portion.

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Braised pig cheeks and scallops were up next, the meat was tender and a great combination while sat on a generous portion of mash.

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We just about managed to find room for the desserts they had on offer, although the chocolate pot was incredibly rich, one for the chocoholics among you.

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For anyone in the area pop on down to Bury Court and ladies no doubt the extensive wine list will entice you for a post work drink.

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