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Hawksmoor Spitalfields

#217 of 17,958 Restaurants in London
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157A Commercial Street | Shoreditch, London E1 6BJ, England
+44 20 7426 4850
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12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I would recommend if you are a fan of steak (or even if you're not!) The steak is really good and I'm not a big meat eater. It's a nice restaurant, but nothing particularly special. The service is okay. It's expensive, but worth it. One thing I must say is as we made a reservation, we received a follow up... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my parents here for lunch on Easter Sunday. I'd been to another branch 5 years ago but was left wondering why I've not been back in between. The atmosphere was 'buzzy' - just the right side of noisy - without being rowdy or unpleasant. We all had the roast, which was excellent. The meat was tender, the roast... More 

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Thank Neil T
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Expensive! My wife steak was OK but mine had a line of sinew running through it and when I pointed the out that this part was inedible, the waiter said it was part of the "flavour". Fat may add to the flavour but sinew does not, and as I was paying over £30 for the steak I felt that it... More 

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Thank HovisB
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started with insanely good Cocktails in the bar downstairs...served by Nic 'The Greek'. He was a master of his craft and the friendliest barman we've ever met! Followed by one of the best meals we've ever had with matching service to boot. 5 stars all round. Get yourselves there.

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Thank Dylan W
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been waiting for ages to have Sunday Lunch at Hawksmoor (Due to family commitments etc etc) and finally during half term (as I hadn't been to the Spitalfields branch yet) I managed to book and eat there. All I can say is that this is the type of meal that stays in your mind days after you had... More 

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Thank NVP888
Leeds
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing steak as always literally one of our favourite restaurants! The staff were lovely and made us feel special with it being my boyfriends 30th celebrations! We have booked to go again before we leave London!!

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Thank Christine D
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had rib eye and sirloin to share with my dad, steak was great but just couldn't help think it wasn't as good as Gauchos. It felt more of a proper place to eat, rather than a homage to steak which is what I was after.

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Thank TomasMacBride
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently had the pleasure of having a business lunch at Spitifields. The food was fantastic, the Tamworth Rib to start (highly recommended) Ribeye for main withe a couple of sides. Always good service and a nice ambience. I would recommend this and any Hawksmoor.

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Thank 1999_Treble
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for a special meal and it was brilliant. Certainly not cheap, but excellent food and a lovely atmosphere - really friendly staff. A real mix of people and a great relaxed vibe. Visit on a Monday and you can BYOB for a £5 corkage fee which makes the meal a lot more reasonable. I had a really special evening... More 

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Thank Manchtravel
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food and great service. Love the Sunday roast with all the trimmings.Cocktails price's on the high side. Good quality and quantity. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 51 - USD 77
Cuisine
Steakhouse, European, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157A Commercial Street | Shoreditch, London E1 6BJ, England
  • Public Transportation: Shoreditch Overground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Spitalfields
  • Neighbourhood: Spitalfields
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7426 4850
Description
This Spitalfields steakhouse has wooed much of London since opening in 2006; word-of-blog has only served to create an even bigger buzz around the restaurant and its food. A case of the emperor's new clothes? We think no.' Time Out

Spitalfields was our first restaurant, and the general view is that it is where the 'Hawksmoor spirit' is best embodied - many of the staff have worked there for years and would never consider elsewhere. Great steaks, great drinks and an amazing atmosphere, full of people who desperately care whether you enjoy your evening.

We are located just down the road from our namesake Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church Spitalfields and 10 minutes walk from Liverpool Street, Old Street and Aldgate stations.

It can accommodate 115 people for exclusive hire and the back section of the restaurant is ideal for groups of up to 55. The restaurant can be hired exclusively for a meat-fuelled party, corporate function and wedding receptions.

For information on private hire and events, please contact our events department.

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Spitalfields
For a glimpse of Georgian and Victorian London at its most pristine, or a peek into what's apt to be the next big global trend, the hipster zone of Spitalfields can provide hours of amazement. Around the clock, this is a haven for early morning bargain hunters sizing up its street markets, foodie foragers throughout the day, or late night revelers hitting some of London's most popular bars and clubs.

 Wedged between the business-minded City of London, expressly trendy Shoreditch, and zestful Whitechapel, the lines between traditional and contemporary beautifully blur in this historic East End nexus.
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