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Smollensky's on the Strand

#5,850 of 18,237 Restaurants in London
££ - £££American, British,
105 The Strand | Next To Savoy Theatre, London WC2R 0AA, England
+44 20 7497 2101
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
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“calamari” (22 reviews)
“ribeye steak” (11 reviews)
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American, British, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
105 The Strand | Next To Savoy Theatre, London WC2R 0AA, England
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

ive not eaten here in ages and the good news is,its not changed at all great steaks and cheesecake with friendly service.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank daisy9700
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We were surprised how limited the cocktail list is and bar could not make a dakari on request No bar snacks such as nuts or crisps available - only bar snacks which is not conducive to pre-dinner drinks Service was mixed and intermitent as opposed...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Tolbol
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Visited last night for a birthday meal with my family. My son had been before for a pre-theatre dinner and enjoyed it. Food was amazing and a bottle of Prosecco for free as it was my birthday! Definitely recommend this restaurant. Wish we could have...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank N W
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends for dinner before seeing Dreamgirls. Pre ordered food so it was nice and quick and great value for the two course set menu! Would definitely visit again!

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank SCBridetobe
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

You can easily miss this place as all the magic takes place under ground level. I was looking for something to eat whilst waiting for a client. Everything I passed on the Strand was busy and then I saw the entrance to this place. A...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank garycroney04
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Great experience .good music reasonably priced for London 2 course set menu until pleasant staff .lively atmosphere

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 24 March 2018

We booked on line and had a cheery mail the day before to reassure all was set and to ask if we wanted a drink ready on arrival. Nice touch which wasn't followed through on arrival as we were met by the only lacklustre member...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank b0wiewhist
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for a quick dinner before a show. The food was good, but nothing special. We ordered pork tacos and the chili dog (which was extremely big). Our server was very friendly and funny. Very spacious and nice American ambience. Very convenient for a...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Christopher T
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

The entrance is unassuming but reveals an awesome place. The vibe is relaxed and home and staff are really friendly. They have a good bar selection and food is delicious and value for money. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank KellyA17
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Visited her for a meal as a couple, first impressions good of the interior & seated straight away. However service very slow & with very little cheer/communication from waiting staff. Also very slow getting our bill / drinks. Food very average, bland & cold. Cajun...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Rlewis11
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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14 November 2015|
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Response from whitwickboy | Reviewed this property |
the food and atmosphere at this place is brilliant. As far as seeing the fireworks is concerned..... Smollenskys is under ground and a wonderful place but how the f** k you can see fireworks beats me haha
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 The Strand | Next To Savoy Theatre, London WC2R 0AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7497 2101
  • E-mail
A London institution for over 20 years, Smollenskys on the Strand is situated in the heart of the West End - the perfect stop off after a hard days shopping around Covent Garden, visiting the open air cinema at Somerset House, a trip to the London Transport Museum or The Royal Opera House, are all around the corner.
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