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The Exhibition Rooms

69 - 71 Westow Hill Crystal Palace, London SE19 1TX, England
+44 20 8761 1175
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (26 reviews)
“pork belly” (12 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:30All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
69 - 71 Westow Hill Crystal Palace, London SE19 1TX, England
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1 - 10 of 273 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant used to be a firm favourite. Food was good, service was good. I've had birthdays, mother's day and countless delicious dinners. After such a terrible dinner last night, I feel compelled to write my very first review on here. Starters I had the...More

1  Thank musttryharder
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time and last time !!!!only one table no people in this restaurant and we walk in to try a beautiful Sunday roast !!!! When the plates arrived what happened ????2 poor belly in a plate .. I asked the waiter if Sunday roast coming...More

2  Thank andreeaancaurianrom
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Have been meaning to write a review for this place for a while. I have visited this restaurant quite a few times, and every time there are new waitresses or waiters. This is not a problem, however such a high turnover of staff has lead...More

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Big family celebration lunch, second visit after a gap of a few years. Surprised to find the place empty on a Sunday lunchtime, but the reasons are not hard to identify. No complaints about the food, which was imaginative with generous portions and well cooked....More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We decided to have a Father's day meal here following a good meal a year or so ago. Needless to say the quality of the food served has gone downhill rendering the prices ambitious. The steak tartare portion was surprisingly small, scallops average at best....More

1  Thank Kemi K
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I visited the Exhibition Rooms with a friend for dinner and drinks on a Thursday evening. It was easy to make a booking and the person who answered the phone was friendly. On arrival I was greeted at the door and shown to my table....More

Thank Marcia L
Reviewed 20 June 2017

I've been there a couple of times and each time it's fantastic. Great venue, awesome food, perfect for special occasions or just for people wanting to go to a more upmarket restaurant.

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Haven't been to ER before and will certainly go again. Met wtih a few of friends to catchup...I had the ER burger which was delicious, washed down with a mocktail, Lime, Gingerbeer, Mint. This was refreshing and because we arrived at happy hour, I had...More

Thank Sylvia C
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

The mixed reviews for the Exhibition Rooms tell their own story - clearly the place is something of a curate's (well cooked) egg. Also, the Sunday lunchtime we visited (around 1.30) was eerily quiet, when most of the other pubs in the neighbourhood were full...More

Thank Clarkie_on_Tour
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We hosted my daughters Naming Day reception in the downstairs bar. It's a lovely space with an outdoor area and plenty of room. The kids absolutely loved it. We had the option to plug our iPod into the sound system to provide music - this...More

Thank Cazzaloopa
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Wills L
16 October 2016|
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Response from Wills L | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately he still owes me £15,000. He broke the contract telling me The Exhibition Rooms was failing. Anyone living in SE22 know if this is just his usual behaviour
19 September 2015|
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Response from irish-jem | Reviewed this property |
i find the service fine. last time there was about 9 days ago.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 33 - USD 59
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 - 71 Westow Hill Crystal Palace, London SE19 1TX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8761 1175
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