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Simpson's in The Strand

100 Strand, London WC2R 0EW, England
+44 20 7836 4343
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“roast beef” (17 reviews)
“savoy cabbage” (3 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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100 Strand, London WC2R 0EW, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I ordered the potted shrimp which were a bit disappointing ( They are MUCH better at J Sheekey's ). They looked as if they'd been mashed and tasted as if lard or suet had been mixed in with the butter. The better choice was the...More

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

Dear Canadianknowitall, Thank you for your review following your visit to Simpson's In The Strand, we truly appreciate feedback from our guests. I was delighted to hear that you enjoyed the impeccable service and individual surroundings of the restaurant, as well as our signature steak...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to dinner with friend at first night of London trip, 14th September. We had been looking forward to having dinner there.The staffs was so nice and roast beef was so delicious, but it was very crowded at the night so staffs seemed so...More

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

Dear ushihiro, Thank you for your comments; I truly appreciate you taking the time and trouble to leave feedback regarding your visit to Simpson's In The Strand. Although I am delighted you enjoyed your meal and our signature Roast Beef, may I say how very...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a lot of young people in this wonderfully traditional and iconic restaurant known for their roast beef carved table side. The atmosphere is decidedly formal and the roast beef (I had mine medium rare) simply the best! The wine we chose, the rioja and...More

Thank Camila120428
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director, The Savoy at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Camila120428, 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 beef and our wine selection. Thank you for your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had been excited about the prospect of having Sunday Roast at the famous Simpson's! Beef was Superb. Room was classy but the service ruined the lunch. I think this was the worst service I have ever encountered!!!More

Thank Stuart L
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director, The Savoy at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Stuart L, Thank you for your comments; I truly appreciate you taking the time and trouble to leave feedback regarding your visit to Simpson's In The Strand. Although I am delighted you enjoyed our signature Roast Beef, may I say how very sorry I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My family recently visited this restaurant. We had intended on eating at a different establishment, but as we didn't have a reservation, it was recommended that we try Simpson's in the Strand. Upon arrival, we were greeted by Emma who advised that she'd really like...More

Thank JillBP
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director, The Savoy at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear JillBP, Thank you for your extremely positive review following your visit to Simpson's In The Strand. I was delighted to learn that we were eventually able to accommodate your party for dinner, and that you had a fantastic evening and thoroughly enjoyed the traditional...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for Sunday dinner with friends. The food was outstanding, the beef and lamb were delicious but the meal was let down by the service. Although the staff were polite and helpful , we waited far too long to order , we were not...More

Thank MichelleR05
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director, The Savoy at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear MichelleR05, 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. Although I was pleased to note that your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a large group and ended up being reseated twice, so our food ended up quite delayed. When it arrived it was wonderful as always, however the last few times I’ve visited the beef has been places into a heart shape on the plate....More

Thank brendenpolsen
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director, The Savoy at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear brendenpolsen, Thank you for reviewing your visit to Simpson's in the Strand at The Savoy. Although I am delighted that you enjoyed your food when it arrived, please accept my apologies that on this occasion we did not provide to you the exceptional level...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had really looked forward to our meal with members of the family meeting up in London for our Wedding Anniversary but it was seriously disappointing. The main problem was the singer/piano player. She was SO loud that we couldn't hold a conversation at all...More

1  Thank Kathleen355
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director, The Savoy at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kathleen355, Thank you for reviewing your visit to Simpson's at The Savoy. I can only apologise that on this occasion we did not provide to you the exceptional level of experience we pride ourselves on delivering to all of our guests. I have spoken...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a nice dinner out while in London. Simpsons was highly recommended. Roy was our waiter and wonderful. I told him it was my first visit to London so he recommended a dish for me, of course my husband had the lamb so they...More

1  Thank Lori D
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director, The Savoy at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lori D, Thank you for your delightful five star review following your visit to Simpson's In The Strand, we truly appreciate feedback, from our guests, and we are so pleased that you have already decided to return! I was delighted to hear that you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best roast beef in London. Extraordinary service. Traditional, all you can expect of an old English house. Waiters impeccable. Price, well, price is a detail, but here they are salty... one time experience.More

1  Thank horaciobernardes
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director, The Savoy at Simpson's in The Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear horaciobernardes, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a complimentary review. I am so pleased that you chose to visit Simpson's In The Strand and were able to experience first hand the exceptional level of experience we aim to deliver to all...More

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katrinastratton2
30 September 2017|
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Response from travel2151 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay I hope it's not too late. Yes your children would be very welcome as Simpsons go and enjoy.
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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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5salina
22 September 2016|
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Response from 5salina | Reviewed this property |
Must order from supplier. I did that for just one as a wedding gift.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 32 - USD 56
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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