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Smollensky's on the Strand

#6,012 of 18,387 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$American, British,
105 The Strand | Next To Savoy Theatre, London WC2R 0AA, England
+44 20 7497 2101
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
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CUISINES
American, British, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
105 The Strand | Next To Savoy Theatre, London WC2R 0AA, England
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1 - 10 of 854 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great experience .good music reasonably priced for London 2 course set menu until pleasant staff .lively atmosphere

1  Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked on line and had a cheery mail the day before to reassure all was set and to ask if we wanted a drink ready on arrival. Nice touch which wasn't followed through on arrival as we were met by the only lacklustre member...More

Thank b0wiewhist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for a quick dinner before a show. The food was good, but nothing special. We ordered pork tacos and the chili dog (which was extremely big). Our server was very friendly and funny. Very spacious and nice American ambience. Very convenient for a...More

Thank Christopher T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The entrance is unassuming but reveals an awesome place. The vibe is relaxed and home and staff are really friendly. They have a good bar selection and food is delicious and value for money. Will definitely be back.

1  Thank Kelly A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited her for a meal as a couple, first impressions good of the interior & seated straight away. However service very slow & with very little cheer/communication from waiting staff. Also very slow getting our bill / drinks. Food very average, bland & cold. Cajun...More

Thank Rlewis11
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve been going to Smollenskys since I was young, in which time it has changed hands and decor, unfortunately not for the better. We went for a pre theatre meal yesterday, the heating was broken, service slow and very lack lustre and to be honest...More

2  Thank Fl_han99
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Very good menu.had a nice bottle of wine.burger and chips were ok.service good .atsmosphere nice.starters served quick.nice and hot.very clean.toilets clean.

Thank levanaEssex
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Good choice of food on the menu for a reasonable price. The serving sizes are larger than the price suggests making everything good value! The food was great and the selection of alcohol was vast. Service was fast and professional.

1  Thank Chris R
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Went about 5pm pre theatre - just across from the Adelphi. Very quiet at that time so easy to eat and chat. Great service- not at all rushed. We had the three course set menu for £16.95. Absolutely sensational value - had a choice of...More

Thank stretchda
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Good value food served by attentive staff. A musician played pleasant music. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and would certainly visit again.

Thank Thasos K
Nearby
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
...More
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14 November 2015|
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Response from whitwickboy | Reviewed this property |
the food and atmosphere at this place is brilliant. As far as seeing the fireworks is concerned..... Smollenskys is under ground and a wonderful place but how the f** k you can see fireworks beats me haha
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$43
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 The Strand | Next To Savoy Theatre, London WC2R 0AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7497 2101
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Description
A London institution for over 20 years, Smollenskys on the Strand is situated in the heart of the West End - the perfect stop off after a hard days shopping around Covent Garden, visiting the open air cinema at Somerset House, a trip to the London Transport Museum or The Royal Opera House, are all around the corner.
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