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#130 of 4,345 British in London
#355 of 16,985 Restaurants in London
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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
0.2 miles from Trafalgar Square
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Fantastic Carvery
1. Fantastic Carvery
"The meat was served from the original trolleys dating back to 1828."
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2. The Best of British
2. The Best of British
"Fine British food in excellent surroundings."
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3. A London Institution
3. A London Institution
"Steeped in history with old world elegance."
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About
British classics perfected since 1828. Our unique culinary story is a tale of traditions upheld, undiluted by the tide of time over two centuries. Today, Simpson's in the Strand offers a landmark London dining experience. We look forward to welcoming you. Please view our menus and additional information via our website.
PRICE RANGE
US$33 - US$82
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
British
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 8 November 2020 via mobile

Back in January 2020 we went to simpsons in the strand London for my wife’s Nan 90th birthday. The place was amazing I felt really special there. We first sat upstairs in a bar area and they came up to us to ask us what...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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FranckArnold1, General Manager at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2020

Dear 1bungle, Thank you for choosing Simpson's for your Nan's birthday celebrations and for this great review. Your recommendation is truly appreciated and we are thrilled you returned home with so many happy memories of your time with us. We hope to welcome you again...More

Reviewed 1 October 2020 via mobile

We returned to Simpsons, for the best roast beef dinner in any restaurant, in the UK possibly the world, of course not quite as good as mum used to make, but nearly. If you want the best service, and the best roast beef, then simpsons...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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FranckArnold1, General Manager at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2020

Dear CMilligan, Your compliments are praise indeed! We understand that mum's roast is always best, but we got close! Thank you for your continued loyalty to Simpson's and we hope in the future, when the restaurant reopens, that we will have the opportunity to warmly...More

Reviewed 27 September 2020 via mobile

I unexpectedly met an old friend in London. He was visiting from Auckland and I was down from Cheshire. I had been wanting an occasion to visit Simpson’s and this was it. We were found a table and shown the menu. The we chose from...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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FranckArnold1, General Manager at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2020

Dear lanayca, We love the gold standard! What a nice surprise to meet up with an old friend and spend time catching up on news. Your wonderful feedback is greatly appreciated, especially about the roast beef on the carving trolley. As you are probably aware,...More

Reviewed 2 May 2020 via mobile

We had a fantastic evening at Simpson’s, truly memorable. The decor is beautiful, the food outstanding and staff amazingly attentive, friendly and just want to please. Loved every minute. Hope to return very soon.

Date of visit: May 2020
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FranckArnold1, General Manager at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2020

Dear The Jones' Thank you for your kind feedback. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your dining experience at Simpson's and hope to see you again in the future. With kind regards.

Reviewed 28 March 2020

Some refer to Simpsons as an "Institution" but it is much more than that and in my view the finest restaurant for lunch in London. The style is Edwardian at its best and the food and service simply excellent.. It is hard to choose other...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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FranckArnold1, General Manager at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2020

Dear Anthony R, Thank you for your wonderful review. We greatly appreciate your kind compliments and recommendation, for other readers to enjoy. With best regards, Debra Patterson Quality Executive

Reviewed 16 March 2020 via mobile

Many thanks to Roy and his team for a very memorable afternoon. Beautiful food and excellent service.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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PhilipBarnes1, General Manager at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2020

Dear Mike, Thank you for taking the time to provide such a positive review following your visit to Simpson's at The Savoy. We always appreciate feedback, and I am so delighted you had a memorable experience, and enjoyed the unique atmosphere, food and exceptional service....More

Reviewed 16 March 2020

I had been meaning to dine in Simpsons for the last 30 years and eventually last Friday I did it. The restaurant was just as I had hoped it would be, beautifully and tastefully furnished . The staff were immaculately dressed and the service was...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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PhilipBarnes1, General Manager at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2020

Dear Moonlighter88, Thank you for your five star review and for taking the time to provide such positive feedback following your recent visit to Simpson's at The Savoy. I am so delighted you were finally able to dine with us and enjoyed the unique atmosphere...More

Reviewed 15 March 2020 via mobile

Outstanding restaurant. Visited in October and again in February, the staff go over and above to ensure you have an excellent time. Wide menu choice, children welcome, staff friendly and helpful. Recommend the car very served in the traditional way at the table from a...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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PhilipBarnes1, General Manager at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2020

Dear Pam2706, Thank you for taking the time to leave such positive feedback following your visit to Simpson's at The Savoy. We always appreciate hearing about people's experiences in the restaurant, but even more so from our most loyal returning guests. We were delighted to...More

Reviewed 15 March 2020 via mobile

Came here thirty years ago with my father. Venue has not changed much but the food is as delicious as when I was last thereMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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PhilipBarnes1, General Manager at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2020

Dear francis1952, Thank you for your five star review and for taking the time to provide such positive feedback following your recent visit to Simpson's at The Savoy. I am so delighted you were able to return to dine with us and enjoyed the unique...More

Reviewed 14 March 2020

I confess - Simpson’s is one of my favourite restaurants in the world. I can’t easily describe the timeless quintessentially English ambience that they have captured - but it is unique. I prefer the tables on the outside of the room if in a two...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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PhilipBarnes1, General Manager at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2020

Dear regulartraveller01, Thank you for taking the time to provide such a positive review following your most recent visit to Simpson's at The Savoy. We always appreciate feedback, but especially from our most loyal returning guests. I am so delighted you continue to enjoy memorable...More

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dawn s
14 January 2020|
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Response from M1260PHalisonw | Reviewed this property |
I’m not entirely sure as we went straight to our table. I’m sure it would be ok to have a drink first but maybe a quick call would clarify
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29 July 2019|
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Response from Liz D | Reviewed this property |
Thank you for your question. Please call the restuarant and have a chat with the team who are really helpful. You will have a great time there 😁
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    Simpson's in The Strand is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4