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Byron Charing Cross

#653 of 17,932 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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24-28 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0HX, England
+44 20 7240 3550
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Today
11:30 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best burger for a while. good to order and served with attention. Basic environment although tiled walls and building enhance the experience. Chairs a little uncomfortable if staying over an hour but I would say that the staff, food and location/building are well worth a visit.

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Thank Philip G
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Getting there just as Saturday night was starting to rock in the West End we had to wait for about twenty or so minutes for a table but plenty of things to do to keep you busy in the area around. The restaurant was packed hence the noise level was quite high so if you want a a quiet romantic... More 

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Thank clive t t
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A quick burger before theatre brought us to Byron's. Excellent service including a run down of trains to Heathrow for a fellow diner asking for information on how much time to leave to catch their plane and really good burgers, quick delivery and reasonable wines on offer. What more can you say.

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Thank Richard J
San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food and service were terrific. Wish we had gone earlier in the trip so we could have gone there twice! Everyone loved their food and the staff was so friendly and helpful, finding a table for 6 on a Friday night! My husband thought the cider they served was the best he had on the whole trip - we... More 

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Thank readplaysleep
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84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Visited late at night after a visit to the theatre. Great service, good food and reasonable price. The decor is basic but clean and the wait for service is not long.

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Thank Provan4
Chalfont St Giles
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

This may be a very small venue but the food is excellent - definitely justifies the boast of a 'real' burger and the service was excellent. Probably the best sweet potato fries you are going to experience and the skinny burger had a good salad on the side.

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Thank SonnyDisposition
Coleraine, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Burgers are excellent and very filling . Situated just off Leicester Square it is a good value meal right in the centre of London. Staff were very friendly and efficient. Costs around £10 for a burger but they are well worth it and you won't leave hungry!

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Thank bluedawggy
County Dublin, Ireland
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50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Thought this was great value for the high quality service and food received - had 2 burgers with 2 sides and 2 large glasses of wine for only £42. Well worth a visit on a hungry belly.

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Thank Paula M
Karuizawa-machi, Japan
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94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

I did not realise it is a chain - decent price, great human staff and a good hamburger. We went after a show as everywhere else seemed to be closed - happy in the end

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Thank Chris P
Saffron Walden, UK
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329 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

The service was friendly, my Smoky burger was excellent, as were the onion rings I ordered instead of fries. This is a smallish site, but worth a visit if this is their nornal standard.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 25
Cuisine
American, Fast food, British, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24-28 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Neighbourhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 3550
Description
Proper hamburgers made from British beef, freshly prepared and cooked to order, served with a craft beer

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Neighbourhood Profile
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 these major sites are quiet lanes and antiquated pubs to discover, as well as riverside vistas to enjoy on the embankment. With a calendar full of celebratory events, any time of year is a fine time to visit.
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