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Simpson's in The Strand

100 Strand, London WC2R 0EW, England
+44 20 7836 4343
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“roast beef” (21 reviews)
“prime rib” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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100 Strand, London WC2R 0EW, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lunch with a business partner. Great venue. Staff positive but not always on hand when you need them. We both had steaks, I think they may have been mixed up. Too fatty and undercooked. I referred to big portions on ordering (hungry) and was told...More

Thank timjones2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I recently went for a pre show dinner, having been regular diners over the past 25 years, this was our second visit since its recent refit.. I am pleased to say the restaurant has maintained its booths which sit upto six diners.....More

Thank KenFromKent
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director, The Savoy at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear KenFromKent, Thank you for your five star review, and unreserved recommendation following your visit to Simpson's In The Strand. I was delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal, and in particular our signature roast meat selection. Thank you for your comments regarding the...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dinner with colleague and VIP client. 1. Wrong vintage of chateau Beausejour snuck in by waiter (no sommelier). 2. Very noisy now with hardwood floor, panelling and poor and noisy pianist. 3. Very meagre smoked salmon starter. 4. Unidentifiable lamb main course although client was...More

Thank Adrian B
Reviewed 5 days ago

First visit for dinner with high expectation. Ordered roast beef which the restaurant is famous for. Tasty but small portion to me. Wine was expensive. Having said that ambience was excellent. I would recommend the restaurant to travellers.More

1  Thank Tochelin
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director, The Savoy at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Tochelin, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Simpson's In The Strand - we do value feedback from our customers as it is the only way we can truly improve our offering. I was disappointed that on this occasion you...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Simpsons in the Strand has got it so right. Not only has this historically significant restaurant mastered a classic menu and delivery system, the staff have mastered an impeccable service to their customers. I have never experienced such a personal, informative and high level of...More

Thank Ben L
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director, The Savoy at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Ben L, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Simpson's In The Strand at The Savoy in such exquisite detail. We truly value feedback from all of our guests, I was delighted to hear that you had such an enjoyable...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been to Simpsons many times in the past 30 years. We were staying at the Savoy in September, and were eager to try the "new" Simpsons. The new decor was nice, but the food was a great disappointment! The beef was tough, (although...More

Thank SelinaHop
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director, The Savoy at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear SelinaHop, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Simpson's In The Strand - we do value feedback from our customers as it is the only way we can truly improve our offering. Please accept my personal apologies for your recent...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Where do I start? Our Sunday lunch was nothing short of superb. The beef was cooked to perfection. our vegetables were delicious and complimented the beef to a "T". The service was, quite simply, beyond reproach. And, as if that wasn't enough, the surroundings were...More

Thank Philip B
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director, The Savoy at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Philip B, Thank you for your extremely positive review following your visit to Simpson's In The Strand for Sunday lunch. I was delighted to hear that your guests and yourself enjoyed your meal, and the traditional experience we offer visitors. Thank you for your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent an extraordinary evening in this magnificently restored iconic Restaurant. Surrounded by authentic historical features carefully complimented by the newly designed seating areas. Effortless, discreet and attentive service of this class is hard to find these days but exactly what you can always count on...More

Thank Lua3622
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director, The Savoy at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Lua3622, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a complimentary review. I am so glad that you enjoyed a wonderful meal at Simpson's, and already plan to return! It is our primary aim to make sure that all of our guests have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delicious meal here for my 65th birthday . The staff were very helpful as my daughter is expecting a baby and is careful about what she eats and drinks . The service was good and the staff knowledgeable , we didn't feel...More

Thank Janice B
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director, The Savoy at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Janice B, Thank you for your extremely positive review and such kind words! We are delighted that you celebrated your birthday with us at Simpson's and had a truly memorable experience - may I offer personally offer you many happy returns! At The Savoy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had read on the Internet that Simpsons was getting a refurbishment to appeal to a new generation of diners. When I hear that about a much-loved restaurant I shudder. Often the first change is they get rid of the silver. (Most young people don't...More

Thank Thomas0504
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director, The Savoy at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Thomas0504, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Simpson's In The Strand. Our team have worked extremely hard to ensure that the restoration of the restaurant was sympathetic, whilst retaining the traditional and historic ambience of the original restaurant, so...More

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With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
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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
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Sean B
25 October 2017|
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Response from KentishLad1979 | Reviewed this property |
Just smart casual at all times Sean. Some people wear suits, but many just chinos and a shirt or smart jeans and blazer. They're not overly fussy about dress.
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katrinastratton2
29 September 2017|
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Response from Carol P | Reviewed this property |
I am sure Simpsons would make all of your party most welcome, but the menu would perhaps not be to a younger adults first choice.
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SmailsTheThird
30 October 2016|
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Response from PhilipBarnes1 | Property representative |
Dear SmailsTheThird, Unfortunately Simpson's-in-the-Strand does not permit corkage; only in our private event spaces. Kind regards, Stefan Winistoerfer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$32 - US$55
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Strand, London WC2R 0EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Neighbourhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7836 4343
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Description
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.
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