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Tom's Kitchen Somerset House

Somerset House, London WC2R 1LA, England
+44 20 7845 4646
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Somerset House, London WC2R 1LA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, fast and cheerful service - a fantastic experience which I would happily recommend to anyone looking for a nice meal out in central London.

Thank Henrietta B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an undiscovered glory. I have lived in London all my 40+ years but a shame that I never came here before. A superb place with excellent service. The food is all great. My Sister, best friend and his girlfriend were well dined. Exquisite Crab...More

Thank Richard J
federicacopellino, Manager at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Richard J, Thank you very much for writing such a wonderful review about your visit at Tom's kitchen Somerset House. We are delighted to hear that you and your friends had a fantastic dinner with us. In addition,thank you for your lovely comments regarding...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for a dinner with some friends. The food was lovely and presented in a wonderful way. The only issue was that the menu selection was small, so it was hard to get what you wanted. I had the duck it was amazingMore

Thank Alexandra A
federicacopellino, Manager at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Alexandra A, Thank you very much for your lovely feedback following your recent visit to Toms Kitchen Somerset House. We are very pleased to hear that you and your friends loved the food and the way it was presented. However we are sorry to...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the starter of hummus with toast but had to wait to be offered more toast while another waitress tried to take our plates away. Lovely main courses - my husband had the burger and I would really recommend the chicken schnitzel. Unfortunately,...More

Thank Helenrids
federicacopellino, Manager at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Helenrids, Thank you very much for taking the time share your feedback with us. We are glad to hear that overall you and your husband enjoyed the food with us. However I would like to apologise if the service wasn't up to our usual...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A drink at the bar, some shared style mains and a lovely bottle of bubbles with some lovely service is what we experienced. For a summers evening in London with the breeze off the Thames coming through the windows this place is nice. The food...More

Thank KLC235
federicacopellino, Manager at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear KLC235, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review about you recent visit at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House. It is a pleasure to read that you and your friends loved the food, service and drink on the night. However I...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Had an evening meal on a bookatable deal. Starters were excellent one pulled chicken one soft cheese thing. Sour bread toast was cold. Mains were very good. One pork ecsolope good meat and coating. Very nice salad. Other was herb crust herring perfectly cooked as...More

Thank mark170659
federicacopellino, Manager at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear mark170659, Thank you very much for your lovely feedback following your recent visit to Toms Kitchen Somerset House. We are very pleased to hear that you and your wife have enjoyed our Stardeal menu and your experience with us. However we are sorry to...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic dinner to celebrate my fiance's birthday. The food was fantastic and the staff were even better.More

Thank CraigWood88
federicacopellino, Manager at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear CraigWood88, Thank you very much for writing about your visit at Tom's kitchen Somerset House. We are delighted to hear that you and your fiance had a fantastic birthday dinner with us. I will definitely share your feedback with the team and we look...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

A pleasant lunch with two long-standing friends. The Campari Spritz was excellent, the fish and chips sound and the nice waiting staff sensibly left us to get on with catching up on 6 months or so of mutual news. Altogether a very enjoyable afternoon..More

Thank Victoria F
federicacopellino, Manager at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear Victoria F, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Toms Kitchen in Somerset House. We are very pleased to hear that you and your friends had a great time with us. In addition,thank you for your nice comment regarding...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

My husband, daughter and I visited this evening - we were celebrating our 26th anniversary and our daughter joined us. A bit of a maze before we found the restaurant in Somerset House. Slightly strange atmosphere - very tall ceilings but dingy lighting and a...More

Thank kazpalms
federicacopellino, Manager at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Dear kazpalms, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback about your visit at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House. We are sorry to hear that the food wasn't up to the standard. I have discussed your feedback with the Head Chef and...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

A most enjoyable lunch with an old friend. Like so many restaurants these days it's noisy, due to hard surfaces everywhere, but we booked a late lunch and it got quieter as it thinned out. They had taken notice of my request for a window...More

Thank MrsAG
federicacopellino, Manager at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Dear MrsAG, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review about you recent visit at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House. It is a pleasure to read how much you and your friend enjoyed your lunch with us. In addition,thank you for your...More

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NotBanjaxed
3 April 2017|
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Response from federicacopellino | Property representative |
Dear NotBanjaxed, thank you very much for your message. Yes we do offer Express(for lunch) and pre-theatre menu (for dinner). Also if you are interested on our all day offers we do have :£25 menu 3 course meal including a... More
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markket73
27 January 2017|
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Response from Gauthier P | Property representative |
Dear Mark, Thank you for your question, all answers above are correct. Smart/Casual is ideal for our restaurant at Somerset House. Best wishes and look forward to having you dine Mairead
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$34
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Somerset House, London WC2R 1LA, England
  • Public Transportation: The nearest mainline rail stations are: Charing Cross, Waterloo and Blackfriars. The nearest underground stations are: Temple, Covent Garden, Charing Cross and Embankment. Buses servicing the Strand include numbers 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 77a, 91 and 176, while the River Bus Service can be taken to Embankment and Savoy piers.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Neighbourhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7845 4646
  • E-mail
Description
Tom's Kitchen Somerset House includes a restaurant, a deli and a beautiful terrace, which during the summer months is one of London's most popular al fresco bars with views across the river. The restaurant is situated on the ground floor of the iconic Somerset House building, boasting three adjoining rooms. The modern British restaurant serves comfort food favourites in a relaxed and informal environment from lunch to dinner and brunch on weekends. The deli is the perfect place for busy food-lovers on the go, packed with tasty takeaway options for breakfast and lunch. Located in the beautiful surroundings of Somerset House, Tom's Kitchen Terrace offers an extensive cocktail and drinks list and bar snacks.
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