We were escorting Lloyd for a pre-marathon carbo-loading pasta-fest. Well that was our excuse anyway. Hamilton's is split in half - posh and expensive upstairs and cheaper and cheerfull-er downstairs. Linen napkins vs lino tablecloths. You get the idea. So, being a quick lunch, we were downstairs, of course.
We shared lovely light crispy pizza-based garlic and tomato bread for starter, with two Pimms and a still water (can you guess who had the water?). Then three dishes of pasta: canneloni, penne with salmon and pappadelle with chicken and mushrooms, all delicious.
This all came to £51 inc service.
7/10 - delicious food, good value, needs some redecoration downstairs and less dictatorial waitresses. Upstairs I'd rate 7.2/10 - ace food, better service, but rather cramped and could do with a more exciting wine list.
28 Leadenhall MarketLondonEC3V 1LR