The Ned

Name of resort/hotel

The Ned


Year opened




The Ned is set in the heart of the City of London.


Walking distance to:

The property is within walking distance from the Barbican, Guildhall Art Gallery and Borough Market.


Size and style:

Set in the former Midland Bank building, The Ned was designed by Sir Edwin ‘Ned’ Lutyens in 1924. The space includes nine restaurants, 252 bedrooms channelling 1920s and 1930s design, a range of men’s and women’s grooming services and ‘Ned’s Club’, a social and fitness club, where members have access to a rooftop pool, gym, spa, hammam and late night lounge bar.


Family friendly:

Yes, The Ned welcomes families. Restaurants are child-friendly until 8pm, however bars, the spa and basement pool areas are adults-only at all times. Children can use the rooftop pool between 7am and 11am daily. A complimentary children’s menu is served daily between 5pm and 6pm in Millie’s Lounge for children under the age of 12. A children’s in-room menu is also available from midday to midnight every day.


You need to know:

Dominating the belly of the building, behind the 20-tonne, two-metre wide vault door, is the original Midland Bank strongroom, home to The Vault bar & lounge. This all-hours cocktail lounge is lined with 3,800 original safety deposit boxes and is the ideal spot for a nightcap. The bar serves drinks as well as a late-night Italian menu, with DJs, live music and member events.

On site dining facilities:

The Ned’s food offerings, located on both the ground floor and rooftop, span the globe from Britain to Italy, North America to Asia. Eight restaurants sit among The Ned’s historic 3,000 square metre former banking hall. Each of the eight restaurants has its own distinct space, separated by 92 verdite columns and rows of walnut banking counters.

Cecconi’s City of London: sister restaurant to the Cecconi’s in Mayfair, Berlin, Istanbul, Miami Beach and West Hollywood, serving modern Italian dishes.

Café Sou: a Parisian-inspired café, serving classic French dishes and daily specials.

Zobler’s: a New York style deli serving up a selection of speciality egg, smoked fish and smoked meat sandwiches along with classic soups, salads and desserts including Potato Latkes and N.Y Cheesecake.

Millie’s Lounge: a British brasserie with a 24-hour menu.

Malibu Kitchen: Californian food in the city, serving superfood salads, flatbreads, juices and smoothies.

The Nickel Bar: a casual menu of time honoured American staples and classic cocktails.

Kaia: a modern Asian-Pacific inspired restaurant specialising in healthy “bowl” food including poke.

Lutyens Grill: an American steakhouse, with trolleys and gueridon service for members and hotel guests.


On-site facilities:


Yes, one indoor 20-metre pool and one rooftop pool


Yes, a 620 square-metre gym with personal trainers and a boxing ring.


Yes, including a hair salon, barbershop and make-up parlour.


The Nickel Bar, The Ned

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