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Tom's Kitchen - Somerset House

Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA

((((* British
Main course: £20
Food spend: £30
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 18:00 - 22:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 16:00 & 18:00 - 22:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 16:00.

Great food. Very good value for the Restaurant week menus that we booked for. Very friendly staff and punters alike. All vhatted to us and each other
But service was very slow and this let them down

Anita Patel 08 October 2016
from Crawley

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Set within one of London’s most famous buildings, Tom’s Kitchen Somerset House serves rustic British cuisine from highly-acclaimed chef, Tom Aikens. Guests can dine in the Scandinavian-style interior with its communal-style tables and low-hanging lighting, or take in views over the River Thames at outdoor tables.

Sourcing the very best of the season’s produce, the Tom’s Kitchen menu features sharing boards and a diverse list of mains, plus a grill section filled with rare breed meats from the Lake District. Sample Tom Aikens restaurant favourites like Cornish trout with roast cauliflower & sea vegetables, or duck breast with chicory & carrot crush. For dessert, indulgences include apricot Bakewell, or a sharing caramel & popcorn sundae, and the drinks list showcases an impressive stock of cocktails, local craft beers and wines.

Brunch at Tom’s Kitchen in London features gourmet twists, with signature dishes including seasonal berry pancakes, smoked haddock kedgeree or Tom’s namesake full English. A varied kids’ menu is also on offer, served at breakfast, lunch & dinner.

A stone’s throw from the theatres of London’s Aldwych, find this Tom Aikens restaurant a 4-minute walk from Temple Tube Station.

Tom's Kitchen - Somerset House

Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA

Contact +44 2078454646

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Customer reviews for Tom's Kitchen - Somerset House

4.1 ((((* (based on 140 reviews)
85% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (80)
  • lunch (67)
  • views (36)
  • value (34)
  • trendy (28)
  • business (26)
  • private dining (18)
  • romantic (18)
  • al fresco (16)
  • large parties (15)
  • afternoon tea (10)
  • breakfast (9)
  • child friendly (4)
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  • luxury (4)
  • ((((* by from Milton Keynes

    Great food, service and location. Would definitely go back

  • ((((( by from London

    Dined during London Restaurant Festival pre-theatre. Good food and great service.

  • (((** by from London

    very slow service, had to ask for our drinks twice and then ask if we could order. Food was okay, but more like pub grub then what you would expect from Tom Aikens. I will not be returning.

  • ((((* by from London

    The feel of the restaurant was very nice and fresh. Loved the pig starter.

  • ((((* by from London Borough of Lewisham

    Lovely setting and on the while well accomplished dishes. Particularly liked the pig cheek and black pudding croquettes and haddock with cheese risotto. The wait between mains and desserts was too long (to be fair the waiter apologised) and the chocolate fondant slightly undergone for my taste but overall a good dining experience.

  • ((((( by from London

    Great table in great location. Three course lunch was delicious and the service was excellent.

  • ((((( by from London

    Somerset House is such a handsome location for Tom's Kitchen which is small and noisy but with delicious food, beautifully presented.

  • ((((( by from london

    We visited Tom's Kitchen last night , very enjoyable , food and service was excellent .
    Brilliant offer of £25.00 each with glass of Prosecco and 3 course meal .

  • ((((* by from London Borough of Wandsworth

    Restaurant, food & staff were all great.

  • (((** by from Manchester

    We came here for dinner as part of the London Food Festival. The menu on offer was a great deal and as I had never been to a Tom's Restaurant before I thought we would give it a go. The service was patchy but friendly and the food was decent but not overwhelming. My cured fish for entree was tasty and the most interesting of the three dishes I had. The beef and guinness stew for mains was also a nice flavour but lacked any sort of interest. It seemed quite mass prepared and lacked love. I had been looking forward to my chocolate and peanut fondant for dessert and I can't say anything too negative about it, it certainly didn't wow me. It lacked richness and chocolate flavour.
    The staff did, however, deliver a birthday dessert as I had requested and were very friendly. Although one waitress kept curtsying every time she served us which was lovely but a little excessive.
    I enjoyed my meal but wouldn't necessarily rush back. The building was amazing but I found the lighting very bright. Some slightly more dimmed lights would have attached a touch of class.

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