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Smollensky's - Strand

105 The Strand, 105-109 Norman House, London, WC2R 0AA 0203 641 7553

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Main course: £13
Food spend: £20
Opening hours
Monday to Wednesday: 16:00 - 23:00
Thursday & Friday : 16:00 - 23:59
Saturday: 12:00 - 23:59
Sunday: 12:00 - 23:00.

Wonderful friendly staff.
Great food & cocktails!

Karan Fletcher 13 July 2017
from East Grinstead

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A London institution for over 20 years, Smollenskys on the Strand is situated in the heart of the West End. The cosmopolitan dining room features expansive floor-to-ceiling windows and a chic bar.

Serving a refined selection of American and international dishes, the Smollensky’s menu offers hearty steaks and burgers, as well as carefully crafted signature main courses. Lighter bites include salt and pepper calamari, and flame-grilled chicken and chorizo skewers, whilst richer flavours at Smollensky’s Strand include Cajun jambalaya with broiled crayfish with a Creole-spiced sauce.

Twinned with a lively bar, Smollensky’s London serves a stellar selection of drinks, including premium cocktails and fine wines. Family-friendly Smollensky’s restaurant also serves a fun kid’s menu.

Smollensky’s restaurant is a few minutes’ walk from Covent Garden, Charing Cross and Holborn Tube Stations. Somerset House, the London Transport Museum and The Royal Opera House are all around the corner.

Smollensky's - Strand

105 The Strand, 105-109 Norman House, London, WC2R 0AA

Contact +44 2074972101
Reservations 0203 641 7553

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Customer reviews for Smollensky's - Strand

3.3 ((()* (based on 108 reviews)
62% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (55)
  • large parties (40)
  • lunch (25)
  • child friendly (22)
  • romantic (19)
  • value (19)
  • trendy (18)
  • entertainment (14)
  • business (13)
  • luxury (7)
  • private dining (7)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • breakfast (2)
  • al fresco (1)
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  • ((((( 21 July 2017 by A Martin from London

    Nice pre-theatre vibe, really good service, portions on the small side but not bad value for money, excellent burger!

  • ((((( 13 July 2017 by Karan Fletcher from East Grinstead

    Wonderful friendly staff.
    Great food & cocktails!

  • ((*** 9 June 2017 by Pamela Grant from London

    The service was poor. Waited a long time for our order to be taken and to pay the bill

    Steaks weren't very good and weren't cooked to our requests

  • ((((* 13 May 2017 by Samantha Austin from London

    We had the 2 course meal and glass of prosecco for £21.95. Staff were very pleasant and food delicious and very prompt. Could not fault the food. Restaurant clean and music not too loud. Only criticism was that you only had 3 choices of meal which was a bit restrictive.

  • ((((( 10 May 2017 by Liz Head from London

    Lovely food great deal 2 course and prosecco £21.95!
    Steak cooked exactly how we asked! Both waiters we had were very nice recommended the chicken skewers for starters and they were good!

  • (((** 7 April 2017 by Hannah from London

    Initially had to send our first course back due to it being undercooked. But when the food did arrive or was excellent. Service was a bit hit or miss and the restaurant didn't have much atmosphere. Cocktails were excellent. But overall if dining on an offer, it was worth it.

  • (((** 7 April 2017 by Christine Kennedy from Theydon Bois

    I have been to Smollenskys before on several occasions so knew more or less what to expect. I was disappointed however on arrival to be greeted by a large vase of very dead lilies in a vase on the desk and a smell of toilets. The staff were friendly and helpful as ever and the food ok. I had the kale salad with the addition of a chicken breast. The salad was very much just kale with exactly 3 small pieces of broccoli. The chicken breast was tough and rather dry. My companions all had fish & chips & enjoyed it. I won't be rushing back.

  • ((((( 7 April 2017 by Lucy Greetham from Kent

    Lovely food, with great service.

  • ((((* 5 April 2017 by Kerrie Price from London

    Great food, good service, decor nice but a little tired.

  • (**** 30 March 2017 by Jack Vardy from London

    Food awful. No one else in the restaurant - no atmosphere. Good service though.

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