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The Terrace

Strand | Amba Hotel Charing Cross, London WC2N 5HX, England
+44 871 376 9012
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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Food
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LOCATION
Strand | Amba Hotel Charing Cross, London WC2N 5HX, England
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1 - 10 of 276 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our way home when we decided to try The Terrace for lunch. Up on the first floor in a type of conservatory, you could see the bustle of The Strand round to Trafalgar Square. Not a huge menu but the poached sole...More

Thank Cheryl095
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The waitress named Priscila who served us tea this afternoon was AMAZING! She's a credit to the restaurant; beautiful lady- she was warm and lovely and couldn't do enough for my mum and I. When we told her that we were celebrating my birthday she...More

Thank molbrowne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very enjoyable, relaxing lovely afternoon tea at The Terrace. My relatives and I really liked the afternoon tea here. The staff are friendly and helpful, especially Fely. The ambience is lovely! Highly recommended.

Thank CWharfe
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I was taken here recently to celebrate my birthday. When booking my partner had asked for, and been promised, a table with a view, but when we arrived the table was not what had been promised, however to make amends we were initially moved to...More

Thank Peter R
Charing X, Manager at The Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Peter R, Thank you for sharing your 4 stars review of your recent experience in our Restaurant. I am sorry that you had those problems but I am also delighted that we could fix them efficiently and that you enjoyed your meal with us....More

Reviewed 29 June 2017

The Terrace Restaurant at the Amba provides a quiet location with views down the Strand in which to enjoy excellent food, great service and a relaxed atmosphere. The varied menu and good wine list will satisfy the needs of a wide range of tastes, all...More

Thank travel2151
Charing X, Manager at The Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear travel2151, Thank you ever so much for reviewing us on Trip Advisor. I am delighted that you enjoyed our cocktails, food and service and that you found our restaurant to be the perfect place to meet and enjoy your evening. It will be an...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

Amazing gem amongst all the cheap eateries and overpriced swanky hotels in this area. On the first floor of the the Amba hotel ( the Old Charing Cross hotel) the Terrace restaurant has fantastic views ( from our table we could see Nelsons column and...More

Thank joe3
Charing X, Manager at The Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear joe3, Thank you for sharing your 5-star review of your recent pre-theatre dinner experience at Amba Hotel Charing Cross, The Terrace. Our fish and chips is one of our most popular dish and we are proud of it! We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Took my friend for dinner for a 30th birthday - the charming, huge inviting entrance. The handsome, grand staircase, the delightfully decorated interior full of character and culture makes this a impressive place for anyone. As we entered The Terrace resteraunt the sunset was beaming...More

Thank naz h
Charing X, Manager at The Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear naz h , Thank you for your recent review. I am delighted you had such a pleasant dining experience for your 30th birthday. I have passed on your kind compliments to Priscilla who is very happy to read your feedback. We hope to have...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

I booked dinner here for my sister's 50th birthday, and it was truly magnificent. The food was outstanding, served and presented in style, by staff for whom nothing was too much trouble. The drinks were plentiful, and served again with a style you rarely see....More

Thank KevinSadler2364
Charing X, Manager at The Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Hurghada, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent experience for your sister's 50th birthday at Amba Hotel Charing Cross, The Terrace. I am delighted that you highlight our service and staff which we are really proud of. We hope to...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Steak and a glass of Malbec for only £18.95. What's not to like. The Terrace is very civilised corner of a busy city. Followed it up with a very generous plate of cheese. Try it.More

Thank Peter H
Charing X, Manager at The Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Peter H, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent dinner experience at Amba Hotel Charing Cross, The Terrace. I am delighted that you highlight our lovely food. Our steak is really popular and everybody really like it! We hope to...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017

We visited this hotel for afternoon tea in May for a champagne afternoon tea. We were a fairly large group so I expected a little wait. We were seated in the conservatory area, which was very light and pretty. The staff were quite attentive to...More

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Charing X, Manager at The Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Dear lfair, Firstly I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as the Food and Beverage Manager at Amba Hotel Charing Cross and to offer my services as a main point of contact if you wish to discuss this matter any further. I...More

Nearby
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
...More
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Possibly ok especially if you brief the staff at the beginning.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$32 - US$52
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 01:30
Monday
06:30 - 01:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 01:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 01:30
Thursday
06:30 - 01:30
Friday
06:30 - 01:30
Saturday
06:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strand | Amba Hotel Charing Cross, London WC2N 5HX, England (Formerly The Brasserie at Charing Cross)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Neighbourhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Phone Number: +44 871 376 9012
Description
In the very heart of London, The Terrace offers Victorian elegance and superb modern cuisine. There are excellent views of the Strand and Trafalgar Square. Housed in a Grade II Listed building with original period features, The Terrace has a light and airy interior with striking floor-to-ceiling windows. Diners at Amba Hotel Charing Cross can also enjoy afternoon tea in cosy, welcoming surroundings.
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