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LSE Catering
Room OLD 5.16
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE


General enquiries: 
telephone: 020 7955 7222 or email


Hospitality and  function enquiries:
telephone: 020 7852 3732 or email 



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Formal dining - lunches/dinners

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Formal dining

Lunch and dinner menus are suitable for occasions when a formal private dining arrangement is required. Full butler/ waiter service is included.  Special menu items can be arranged on request. Prices quoted below apply for 10 - 60 guests, please contact Catering for a special quote for larger or smaller numbers.  A selection of fresh vegetables and speciality breads are served with appropriate menus - coffee and mints complete each meal.

Please note that our menus are also available as a one or two course option.  Alternatively, why not consider one of our lighter supper options?

A wine/drinks list is also available.

 Available in the following private dining rooms -

  • OLD.5.11 
  • Directors Dining Room
  • Chairman's Dining Room
  • Staff Dining Room
  • Senior Common Room
  • NAB 8th Floor - subject to conditions and special menus


All menus will be available throughout the year, we do however recommend our seasonal choices.   


E35 - Lunch £38.50/Dinner £48.00
Chilled pea soup, iced feta snow, pea shoots and basil oil
Pan fried breast of free range chicken with aubergine, sweet pepper and cherry tomato caponata and rosemary roasted new potatoes and charred stem broccoli
Stem ginger and vanilla seed pannacotta with poached rhubarb and ginger syrup 


E36 - Lunch £37.50/Dinner £47.00
Santorini tomato, courgette and mint fritters with whipped feta dressing
Seared tuna, warm French bean salad, sautéed new potatoes, roasted piccolo peppers and anchovy caper dressing
Cambridge burnt cream with strawberry and mint salad


E37 - Lunch £38.50/Dinner £48.50
Salt and pepper crispy squid, ginger, chilli and lime dressing with a radish and snow
pea salad
Spring lamb with saute of cucumber and mint, polenta roasted new potatoes and sauce vierge
Lemon posset with raspberry and madeleine biscuit 


E38 - Lunch £38.00/Dinner £47.50
Salad of charred peach, prosciutto, watercress, lemon and honey dressing
Sweet soy marinated salmon, chargrilled pak-choi on a bed of rice noodles with lime and fresh ginger dressing
English strawberries, Brioche Pompidou, with strawberry meringue and strawberry sauce


E39 - Lunch £44.00/Dinner £53.50
Seared scallops with crispy prosciutto, sweetcorn puree, charred corn and dressed frisee 
Pork fillet medallions, charred baby leaks, burnt apple puree, heritage carrots, fried gnocchi and a pork and cider jus
Sparkling summer berry terrine, roasted peaches, passion fruit sauce and cinnamon ice cream


E40 - Lunch £43.50/Dinner £53.00 
Salad of goats cheese with baby beetroot, hazelnuts and rye bread croutons 
Roast Monkfish tail fillet with roasted red pepper and herbs wrapped in parma ham, light tomato dressing, saffron potatoes and a tempura baby courgett flower
Buttermilk cream with marinated strawberries and honeycomb 


E41 - Lunch £38.50/Dinner £48.50
Asparagus and salsify in filo with sauce gribiche 
Sea bass fillet, anchovy butter, potato and leek cakes, green olive ratatouille and gremolata 
Dark chocolate and Amaretto pot with cappuccino cream 


E42 - Lunch £40.50/Dinner £51.00
Summer baby vegetables risotto, peas, braised beans and leeks with lemon
Fillet of sea trout with a basil crust, charred asparagus, tempura stuffed courgette flower, sautéed Jersey Royals and a cockles vinaigrette
Summer berries, raspberry sorbet, strawberry and basil samosa



E43 - Lunch £41.00/Dinner £50.50 
Seared mackerel with roasted rhubarb and warm lentil and watercress salad
Corn fed free range chicken, grilled polenta, butternut puree, roasted Portobello mushroom and crispy kale 
Apricot and pistachio tart with pistachio ice cream 


E44 - Lunch £41.00/Dinner £50.50
Pumpkin and sage risotto, pumpkin oil and toasted seeds
Pan roasted rump of lamb, honey roasted root vegetables, red wine and rosemary jus
Pear and star anise tarte tatin with a raspberry ripple ice cream 


E45 - Lunch £37.00/Dinner £47.50 
Marinated mozzarella with lemon, mint and chilli and shaved fennel, artichoke and oven dried plum tomatoes
Duck breast with an orange and cranberry confit, port jus, savoy cabbage and chestnuts with fondant potatoes
Profiteroles, vanilla creme patisserie, salted caramel sauce with bitter chocolate and pistachio


E46 - Lunch £36.50/Dinner £46.00 
Roast plum tomato soup with basil oil 
Pork fillet wrapped in prosciutto, cavolo nero, Jerusalem artichoke puree, heritage carrots and spiced apple salsa
Blackcurrant and yoghurt terrine with blackcurrant sorbet  


E47 - Lunch £44.00/Dinner £53.50
Smoked and poached salmon and leek cakes, pickled cucumber and dill salad with horseradish cream
Venison and chestnut mushroom en-croute, roasted beets, goats cheese dauphinoise and game jus
Cherry and chocolate frangipane tart with vanilla seed ice cream


E48 - Lunch £38.50/Dinner £48.00
Salad of poached pear, bitter endivie, walnuts and Roquefort dressing
Fillet of beef fillet salsify, roasted mushroom, caramelised onion puree, hispi cabbage and a red wine reduction
Apple, blackberry and custard crumble tart, blackberry sauce and cinnamon ice cream 


Formal dining - vegetarian

V14 - Lunch £38.00/Dinner £47.50
Asparagus with pecorino shortbread and rocket with a tarragon dressing
Squash, sweet potato and aubergine in panko crumb, katsu sauce, chickpea and tomato stew with radish and cucumber pickle
Fig and orange polenta cake, candied pecans and honey ice cream 


V15 - Lunch £38.00/Dinner £47.50
Wild mushroom beignet, cucumber and dill salad with truffle dressing
Grilled aubergine and stuffed paneer on red lentil dhal and yoghurt sauce
Lemon shortbread with lemon curd, vanilla seed cream and English strawberries 


V16 - Lunch £38.00/Dinner £47.50
Tofu and Asian vegetable rolls with a lime and chilli dressing
Red pepper and goats cheese roulade with basil pesto and roasted vine cherry tomatoes
Rhubarb and custard tart, ginger syrup and clotted cream ice cream  

V17 - VEGAN - Lunch £38.00/Dinner £47.50

Tuscan white bean soup, pistachio pistou and crispy shallots
Miso glazed aubergine, gram flour and spiced cauliflower fritters with tamarind sauce
Vanilla and coconut milk panna cotta with gooseberry compote