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Hawksmoor Seven Dials
Hawksmoor Seven Dials

Hawksmoor Seven Dials Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.thehawksmoor.com
  • Phone: 020 7420 9390
  • Hours of Operation: Opening times:
    Monday – Saturday
    12:00 – 3:00pm


    Monday – Thursday
    Restaurant bookings 5:00 – 10:30pm
    Last bar orders 12am

    Friday – Saturday
    Restaurant bookings 5:00 – 11:00pm
    Last bar orders 12:30am

    12:00 – 9.30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, British, Burgers
  • Executive Chef: Richard Turner
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Public Transit: 2 min walk from Covent Garden Underground station
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: No street parking available in Covent Garden area; nearest NCP car park located in Parker Street, WC2B 5NT
A word from Hawksmoor Seven Dials
Winner of the Time Out Award for 'Best New Restaurant 2011', Hawksmoor Seven Dials has wowed fans and critics alike ever since it opened in 2010. Tucked away in a quiet street, the restaurant is loacted in the old Watney-Combe brewery and has retained some of the building's original features.
The 142-cover restaurant serves generously sized steaks, simply cooked on a charcoal grill, using beef from traditional British breeds supplied by award winning butchers The Ginger Pig.
Situated in the heart of London's Theatreland, Hawksmoor Seven Dials also has express pre and post theatre menus. The bar is ideal for casual burgers and hot dogs or for some of the best cocktails in London, including old school drinks and new.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "Fantastic meat, great service, truly enjoyable experience!"
    dined on 26/08/2014
  • "We went for a special occasion meal here and everyone's food was fantastic. Service was excellent and the restaurant was suitably atmospheric for the occasion."
    dined on 26/08/2014
  • "The food was very nice and we liked the decor/ambience, even if it wasn't what I expected having seen the menu and prices. The waiter was really good, advising on the different dishes and wines which we liked. Just two issues, I think it should have cost less. I knew the prices before hand having seen the menu, but I don't quite see the justification for them being a little high having now been there. Also I mentioned on the booking form that it was a special occasion, as it had a specific box asking me to say so and nothing came of it, so I'm not sure what the point of asking me was. Still a good place though, the issues are small."
    dined on 25/08/2014
  • "The timing of the courses was just right, but, and this is probably because the restaurant was busy, we did struggle sometimes to get the level of service attention that we would have liked in the restaurant, (our bar waiter was superb). In addition I spotted that four pints of lager had been erroneously added to my bill and after a brief discussion and pointing out none of us had drunk beer they were deducted. Unfortuantely, I did not spot the double absolut vodka and orange which we were also charged for, and did not have, until I returned home. Disappointing! Sommelier, however, was very good and helpful."
    dined on 25/08/2014
  • "Staff were very friendly, most of the food was very good except the steaks which were all far too chewy."
    dined on 24/08/2014
  • "The food was wonderful and the wine lovely. What really made our evening was the service. The level of attention was superb, not intrusive, just present whenever anything was needed."
    dined on 23/08/2014
  • "Excellent steak and service! You will love it here lee"
    dined on 23/08/2014
  • "Great birthday meal and the staff went out all out to make it a special day."
    dined on 23/08/2014
  • "First visit to the Hawksmoor. Lovely venue, great staff, service was great and service was prompt. We went for the 2-course express menu. I went for the mackerel 'pot' which came with some kind of toast which were risking the integrity of my teeth (the fish was very nice, though). Main course was the house burger, which in itself was lovely, albeit with a funky tasting dressing on the side salad and 'triple cooked' chips which honestly were more like triple cooked daily for the past week. My lovely lady had a salad starter and the fish main course, and whilst happy, we both didn't think it was worth nearly £40/head with one drink each. I think the mistake was not going for steak, but the quality of the non-steak dishes does make us wonder.."
    dined on 22/08/2014
  • "Food fab matched by the ambience with superb service will definetly recommend to my friends."
    dined on 22/08/2014
  • "Everyone loves a good bit of steak and Hawksmoor is undoubtedly the perfect venue to consume it! I had the ribs to start and they were truly delicious. The chateaubriand steak to share was divine and the sticky toffee sundae was a great choice. Will definitely be returning."
    dined on 22/08/2014
  • "Everything we had was wonderful, but the best was (oddly enough) a cornflake milkshake they made for my young daughter. It tasted like the milk after eating Frosted Flakes. Oddly delicious."
    dined on 21/08/2014
  • "Excellent quality and Service - The food standard is excellent Staff very knowledgeable about the menu and always willing to assist Interesting vegetables and all food had great flavour"
    dined on 21/08/2014
  • "Excellent taste at a price. Very delightful waitress. We all enjoyed the dinner experience. Bar is nice as well - as long as you are seated at the bar."
    dined on 19/08/2014
  • "This restaurant is 'hidden' away in Covent Garden making it more an insider location than packed with tourists which is a nice change :-) 1930's ambience in a restored basement, really cool and nice. The food is amazing, fantastic starter: Beef Tartare. Highly recommend it!! The D-Rump steak is a great size and very tasty. The sides have renewed my faith in side dishes of London restaurants after some disappointment experiences at other high end establishments. The value for price is great. Highly recommend for meat and steak lovers. You got plenty for your money here in a great ambience."
    dined on 19/08/2014
  • "fillet is soooo good. I'll go there again. love from Japan"
    dined on 19/08/2014
  • "For the amount of money that the lunch cost, it had expected more from Hawksmoor; the wine was uninteresting and expensive for what it was, the potted mackerel was over-salty and poor, the end of fillet was fine but I have enjoyed much better chips elsewhere; the restaurant was less than half full and the wifi wasn't working. I won't be rushing back."
    dined on 19/08/2014
  • "I can't recommend the Potted Beef enough as a starter (probably best to share!) Of course the steak is out of this World, but it's the attention and quality to the sides and sauces that sets Hawksmoor apart. The marrowbone gravy is incredible and anywhere that serves a half lobster as a side is instantly in my favorites list. We laughed at our colleague when he ordered Mac & Cheese but were all highly jealous and begging to try some when it arrived."
    dined on 18/08/2014
  • "The best stick I have ever had. nice service...the atmosphere was great"
    dined on 18/08/2014
  • "Some of the best service I've had in London, supported by a great Sunday Roast. The meat was perfectly cooked, the sticky toffee pudding was to die for...all around just perfect."
    dined on 17/08/2014
  • "Good steaks and Sunday roast. Prices are on level with what is expected. The service was very good and our waiter was really friendly, D-rump streak was slightly tough even at medium rare."
    dined on 17/08/2014
  • "Hawksmoor is obviously known for the outstanding quality of it's meat; you get exactly what you pay for here. YOu pay a little more than a gastropub and you get better food and better service, in a wonderful environment. I think £20 for a Sunday roast of this quality is money well spent. The beef was outstanding; the Yorkshire pudding large and fluffy and there was not an element on the plate that didn't work (spinach, half a bulb of roast garlic, roast onion, caramelised carrots and bone marrow gravy). It's a special occasion place and well worth it. Highly recommended."
    dined on 17/08/2014
  • "We had a fantastic meal for a special birthday. The food was delicious and the service was excellent, they also made a special effort for the birthday boy which was really nice. Not cheap, but would definitely recommend."
    dined on 16/08/2014
  • "I had booked just under 2 weeks in advance for a group of 4. The restaurant also called to remind me the day before of my booking. We arrived on time and were seated straight away. Friendly and efficient service beforehand and throughout the meal, and the ambience was great as usual. Great steaks and sides as always and the deserts were also excellent. Left happily full."
    dined on 16/08/2014
  • "50th birthday dinner here was very good. You must try the cocktails. Navarro oil was our favourite. Staff were friendly and always there when you wanted them. Steaks were all extremely tasty and cooked exactly as requested. Not a cheap place but well worth it for a treat."
    dined on 15/08/2014
  • "Absolutely outstanding food and service as always. Could never fault the Hawksmoor Seven Dials it is superb."
    dined on 15/08/2014
  • " Pros : Fab meal. Great ambience. Fantastic server Naomi, friendly, warm and engaging - spot on recommendations. Cons : Pricey and Slightly surprised to see 2 other servers (whilst we were having pre dinner drinks in the bar area) dip straws into a customers drink withdrawing the straws with thumbs over the end to extract some of the customers drink, then proceeded to take the drink to the customer. Whilst clean straws were used by each waitress (and no double dipping took place), the bartender didn't bat an eyelid, so I would assume this is a regular occurrence - as a first time customer not a great first impression!!"
    dined on 15/08/2014
  • "Once again, this restaurant succeeds in delivering a great steak with friendly, knowledgable staff to help. After this visit we can also say that its not just the steaks that are 1st class here as my collegue ordered the chicken and was very impressed."
    dined on 13/08/2014
  • "Good value express lunch. Very filling. The steak not as good as usual."
    dined on 13/08/2014
  • "I booked this for my boyfriends birthday and it went down like a storm - he loved it and it made his birthday - great food and great advice from our waitress- unfortunately didn't catch her name but very sweet and made the evening !"
    dined on 12/08/2014
  • "Not such a special evening this time. Service less slick and welcome more perfunctory. Steak came rare when ordered medium rare. Paying £30 for corkage when mostly screw top is a bit galling. For the expense, I expect more from Hawksmoor. I have always rated it highly before but wouldn't rush back after this visit."
    dined on 11/08/2014
  • "visited as a tourist here in London, found this restaurant from local web, and booked since there are lots of high evaluations. Tried Sunday Roast, was excellent. Best Roast ever. My daughter tried filet, and she also liked it very much. The restaurant was fully booked, and seemed that everyone is enjoying their meals. If we have a chance to come back to London, we definitely would like to come back again."
    dined on 10/08/2014
  • "Whenever we travel to London, which is not often, we arrange our plans, including our flight schedules, to ensure we can enjoy Hawksmoor's Sunday carvery. It is a highlight of our visit and never disappoints."
    dined on 10/08/2014
  • "Treated my boyfriend to a Hawksmoor steak dinner for his birthday. Our waitress was a little overworked with a lot of tables to attend to but the service was still great, professional yet friendly. She even took note that it was his birthday and sent over a special desert without me requesting! Rib-eye and Fillet steak were perfect as always and stands up to being the preferred restaurant out of the bunch. My only negative point is that the tables for two are too close together, the intimacy is lost a little."
    dined on 09/08/2014
  • "Birthday lunch for a steak fiend but one of us was veggie... Actually very good food for non-meat eaters,recollect wine and cocktails, and amazing salted caramel rolos for dessert. Give it a go..."
    dined on 09/08/2014
  • "Booked this as part of our honeymoon weekend in London. The waiting staff are casual and friendly but also highly professional - not an easy balancing act. The food is utterly fabulous, from the generously-portioned starters to the mind-blowingly brilliant steak and sides... ooh, the crunchy top on the macaroni cheese...! It's definitely not food on a budget, but as soon as you take a bite you can see why. Plus, since they knew we were on our honeymoon, they threw in a couple of free glasses of Prosecco - a very nice, and much appreciated touch! :-) We plan on revisiting for our one year anniversary."
    dined on 08/08/2014
  • "Celebrated friend's birthday there. The wait staff was brilliant! Very attentive and made very wise suggestions to the cocktails and steak. The Rib-Eye was juicy and tender. Grilled lobster had the desired amount of char-grill smoky note, flavourfully grilled. Restaurant also surprised my friend with a simple yet gorgeously plated birthday truffles."
    dined on 07/08/2014
  • "We had a fantastic evening . Excellent service, divine food and wonderful drinks."
    dined on 06/08/2014
  • "We had an amazing evening and the steaks were the best we have ever had!"
    dined on 06/08/2014
  • "The food at this restaurant was exceptional. All courses were excellent. the staff were very friendly and the service was good. I would say they could be dressed slightly better though for an expensive restaurant."
    dined on 06/08/2014