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Smith & Wollensky - Charing Cross

1-11 John Adam Street, Covent Garden Riverside, London, WC2N 6HT

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Main course: £10
Food spend: £35
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 07:00- 11:00, 12:00 - 16:30 & 17:00 - 22:30
Friday & Saturday: 07:30- 11:00, 12:00 - 16:30 & 17:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 15:30.

Great experience as always. Best steak in London and fantastic service. Good choices of wine.

Mitra Hormoz 06 March 2018
from Wimbledon

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Bringing its acclaimed concept to London, Smith & Wollensky is the UK’s first opening for the acclaimed American steakhouse. S&W is housed in the Art Deco Adelphi building just off the Strand, and boasts an on-site butcher and a dry-aging room to the rear of the restaurant.

The signature dish on the Smith & Wollensky menu is the 24oz USDA prime dry-aged rib-eye, with many other cuts of offer. Other popular dishes include the shellfish platter, and herb-crusted yellowfin tuna. Try the apple tarte fine with salted caramel sauce for dessert: all puddings also come with a suggested wine pairing.

Featuring an abundance of leather and wood, S&W’S design conjures the classic American dining room. Spread over 2 floors and boasting 2 glitzy bars, gourmet ‘snacks’ include truffled mac n’ cheese, or oysters and sirloin carpaccio.

Smith & Wollensky in London boasts an array of private dining rooms, an expansive list of reworked cocktails, and daily butcher’s specials. Find it a 3-minute walk from Charing Cross Station.

Smith & Wollensky - Charing Cross

1-11 John Adam Street, Covent Garden Riverside, London, WC2N 6HT

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Customer reviews for Smith & Wollensky - Charing Cross

4.4 (((() (based on 63 reviews)
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  • lunch (29)
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  • private dining (18)
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  • ((((( 6 March 2018 by Mitra Hormoz from Wimbledon

    Great experience as always. Best steak in London and fantastic service. Good choices of wine.

  • ((*** 5 March 2018 by R G from London

    Over hyped export from the States. We booked via Bookatable the 3 course meal, on arrival, we were bluntly told that the offer is only valid before 6:30, we were seated at 6:35. Overall, the wine list is impressive, oysters were fresh, burgers and ribs were just fine. Took another 15 mins for someone to take our order for puddings. Keylime pie was divine. It is a shame the service is so lackluster and they genuinely do not care about diner experience.

  • ((*** 26 February 2018 by David Gambling from London

    My first impression was a lovely looking restaurant. However it was overall a bad experience. They said they would allow us red wine instead of the champagne offered with the deal, but at the end charged us £23 for two glasses of Malbec! Had they been going to charge would they not have allowed us to choose the wine, and been honest about it????? The food was good on the whole, but the fish option was not what they had advertised on the menu. I am really disappointed as I would like to go back there to try their steaks. However, I will never go back now. Very upset

  • ((*** 20 February 2018 by Andew Radcliffe from Newport

    Front of house was grumpy. Nice bar with good cocktails. Service was satisfactory but Waiter was ignorant of American wines-by luck we got a good one, Wine over priced. There is a Pinot Noir section but non from Washington. Starters were fine. My "ribs" were awful-no rib and pre-cooked. Overall too expensive.

  • ((((* 19 February 2018 by Diner from London

    Service was friendly efficient and knowledgeable. We enjoyed the food and wine and believe it was good value.

  • ((((( 10 February 2018 by Alan Wells from London

    A very good restaurant. Impressive design with the feel of a high class New York restaurant. We had the set lunch and it was excellent. I had the steak and kidney reply and it was the best I’ve ever had. Better even than my mums. The reason for this is that the chef managed to make a very thin casing and this meant that this didn’t overwhelm the very good meat content. Very nice wine options. We had glasses of their own Californian, which were excellent. Excellent service as well.

  • ((((( 4 February 2018 by James Banham from London

    Great food and the service was exellent

  • ((((* 4 February 2018 by Azam Balkan from Istanbul

    Amazing meets.

  • ((((( 21 December 2017 by Ashley Foster from Strand

    Brilliant as always

  • ((((( 29 October 2017 by Martin James from London

    I've never dined in quite such a nice restaurant. The service was faultless and the food was incredible. The complete experience if you're looking for something a little more special.

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