The Don

St Swithins Lane was the home of Sandeman Port from 1805 until 1967. Sandeman has returned to St Swithins Lane with Bar 1790, The Don Restaurant and private dining rooms creating a wine lover’s environment that celebrates the historical connection with Sandeman Port and its listed cellars.

A contemporary restaurant

A classic City Restaurant at the heart of the Square Mile that offers modern European cuisine with seasonal menus relying on British produce. The Don has a large, diverse wine list with the City’s largest selection of Ports and fine wines.

opening hours

Monday to Thursday
Lunch 12pm to 2.30pm
Dinner 5.30pm to 9.00pm

Lunch 12pm to 2.30pm

Weekends available for private hire.

private dining at The Don

Our historical Barrel cellars are now available for private hire for lunches, dinners, meetings, tastings and cocktail parties. We can cater from 10 to 65 sitting down and up to 120 for cocktail parties.


19-23 St Swithins Lane, London, EC4N 8AD