Hawksmoor Guildhall

4.5
2192 reviews
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£41 and over
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Steak
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  • Business Meals
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Hawksmoor Guildhall is a stunning restaurant and bar in the heart of The City.
It provides 'the best power breakfast' (GQ Magazine) to London's financial capital and is perfect for meetings and entertaining clients. The 160-cover restaurant is renowned for serving dictionary-thick steaks simply cooked on a real charcoal grill.
The wine list has been carefully selected to include their favourite wines from obscure small producers and big name vineyards alike and the bar is manned by some of the best bartenders in London serving classic cocktails and original drinks.
There is also a private dining room seating 22, as well as a table for 10 in the main dining room, which serves the exclusive beef tasting feast menu.
Hawksmoor Guildhall is also available for exclusive hire.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Steak, British
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Hours of Operation
Breakfast
Monday – Friday
7:00 – 10:00am

Lunch
Monday – Friday
12:00 – 3:00pm

Dinner
Monday – Friday
5:00 – 10:30pm

We will be closed between Friday 30th March and Monday 2nd April for Easter bank holiday. We reopen for breakfast at 7am on Tuesday 3rd April.

If you can't find the table you need online, just give us a call and we'll do our best to accommodate where possible.

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Phone number
020 7397 8120
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Richard Turner
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Area
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Public Transit
Bank Tube Station - 5min
Moorgate Tube Station - 6min
St Paul's - 6min
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Guildhall is the perfect space for any event. We have a Private Dining Room which seats 22 with its own bar in the room. Guildhall is also available for private hire, with a dining room that seats 160, a bar that can accommodate 100 standing event including wedding receptions, and Bar-mitzvahs.

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Special Offers

3 courses and a drink: £30

...from a set menu.


Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 20 June 2018

Ends: 31 August 2018

Availability: Mon 12:00-15:00 17:00-22:30
Tue-Thu 12:00-15:00 17:00-18:30 22:00-22:30
Fri 12:00-15:00 17:00-22:30

1,000-Point Tables

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Mon - Fri 12:00PM - 3:00PM 5:00PM - 7:00PM 9:30PM - 10:30PM

What 2192 People Are Saying
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3.0Dined 4 days ago

Didn’t bring their A game that night...was busy and was August but is usually flawless, steak really not cooked right and service charming but a little all over the place

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3.0Dined 4 days ago

Food was nice and service was excellent. Desserts not that impressive. Our waiter was lovely but unfortunately he dropped a full glass of RED wine in my friend’s clothes and all over our table. The waiter was very apologetic and wanted to pay for her meal and for her dry clean but my friend didn’t accept as it was coming from his pocket. We were surprised the restaurant didn’t step in and took care of her bill or at least offered something. Very disappointed in the restaurant posture.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Very good food and had some interesting recommendations on the wine list. The lamb had run out on the summer menu which was disappointing and we were overcharged for a few items (fillet tail subsitute for lamb being off was extra and sauces we were told complimentary went on the bill) but on the whole very good. Waiting service was not quite as good as previous occasions but the sommelier was excellent.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Very good food and very beautiful environment. Exactly what a steak house should be. Excellent service well above expectations it was a wow factor!

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3.0Dined 5 days ago

Noisy space late on a Thursday night, but that’s the City I guess

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Went to celebrate my sister’s birthday and the service was absolutely amazing. I brought my own birthday cake and the staff made extra effort to put it on a nice decorated wooden board. Food was really good too if you’re into steaks!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Having been to other Hawksmoor restaurants in London I thought I would try the Hawksmoor Guildhall as it was convenient to meet family and friends after work.
The steak is always excellent either choosing from the menu or by weight from the board of what’s available on the day, a wide variety of sides and sauces can me added.
The cocktail menu is extensive and tailored for either what you want and provides suggestions based on the time of day.
The service is faultless, from advise on cocktails or wines to match the steak to the steak itself. This is all achieved in an attentive manner without being overbearing.
The dining space is noisy but adds to the atmosphere just don’t go expecting a quiet dinner.

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4.0Dined on 7 August 2018

Nice breakfast

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5.0Dined on 2 August 2018

Superb friendly service. You will feel comfortable in your jeans or your suit. The food is superb and it is worth every penny. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff and we were made to feel very welcome. Highly recommended.

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4.0Dined on 2 August 2018

Wonderful steak, great service.
If you're in a rush and only have an hour, best go when you have a bit more time.

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4.0Dined on 1 August 2018

Great service as always. Summer set menu is fantastic value

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5.0Dined on 1 August 2018

Really good food and great ambience. Would definitely go again.

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5.0Dined on 31 July 2018

Just superb! Service immaculate and wonderful food

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5.0Dined on 31 July 2018

Amazing food, staff were very friendly and had a 'nothing is too much' attitude. Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on 27 July 2018

Wonderful food. Waiter was very helpful and knew all about the menu and suggested alternatives.

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4.0Dined on 27 July 2018

As good as always

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4.0Dined on 26 July 2018

We had a wonderful meal while in town and enjoyed our time there. We will recommend to friends making the trip to London.

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4.0Dined on 26 July 2018

Great location and good food but this is LONDON and expenses territory.

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4.0Dined on 25 July 2018

This was a great deal for a set menu. The steak was lovely though I asked for medium and it was medium rare but still lovely. Great caesar salad starter and fantastic dessert of sticky toffy sundae. Good wine, great ambience. The waiting staff were lovely but they seemed quite stretched between all the diners as it was pretty full so it was hard getting their attention. A very good meal and I'd definitely revisit.

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5.0Dined on 24 July 2018

Went to celebrate my daughter graduation. Very friendly greeting on arrival. All staff warm and welcoming. Ambience was great - food was amazing. Waiter helped us choose from the different steak options. Would recommend

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4.0Dined on 20 July 2018

Went here for my graduation. The food was fantastic also the waitress serving us was extremely friendly and helpful. Food came quickly and was cooked to perfection.
However if you're looking for a quiet night out, hawksmoor might not be the best fit as the restaurant gets pretty loud and it is quite pricey.

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5.0Dined on 20 July 2018

Good location, great service and excellent food with some nice cocktails

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3.0Dined on 20 July 2018

Very disappointing. Despite advertising 'dictionary thick steaks', my 400G Sirloin was certainly not that. Cooked well it may have been, but it did not at all seem like a premium steak.

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3.0Dined on 19 July 2018

Noisy subterranean warehouse serving good, but expensive, steaks. Service was slow due to the volume of diners and the cavernous hall required all of them to speak way too loudly.

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4.0Dined on 19 July 2018

everything was brilliant, except the room is very noisy and it is had to hear each other speak, I was there for a meeting so not great. a fun night out with friend would be perfect.

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4.0Dined on 19 July 2018

Great steaks, shame about the service... seemed they didn't have enough staff and we struggled to get the attention of staff. And then they think adding 12.5% tip is appropriate...

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5.0Dined on 19 July 2018

I recently visited Hawksmoor Guildhall for their famous full-English breakfast for two. This is a tradition for me, every time I visit London I pop in and it was sectacular as always. The food, the ambience, the staff, it's my favourite breakfast for a reason and I'll be back soon!

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4.0Dined on 17 July 2018

Good food and service and reasonable value. Restaurant was relatively busy but that did not slow the service.

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5.0Dined on 16 July 2018

Thank you. The food, drink, especially the cocktail, the service were wonderful. We ate everything! The only thing to improve would be that it is very noisy making it hard to converse.

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4.0Dined on 16 July 2018

The food was great but very heavy (we had the breakfast for 2) but the people there made our day. Treated us very well, gave us tasters of some wines and generally made us feel extremely welcome and were very generous with their time. A* for service. Overall, would definitely go back.

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2.0Dined on 13 July 2018

I ordered a medium steak which come up tough and well done. Managed to get the meal off the bill and was told I would get emailed a complimentary dinner for another day due to the poor service but have not heard anything.

So overall was a poor experience especially given how much it costs.

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5.0Dined on 13 July 2018

Outstanding meal! The service and the food were impeccable, I would highly recommend the Malteaser bomb for dessert!!

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4.0Dined on 13 July 2018

Once again the Hawksmore delivered on food, service and atmosphere. On this occasion we were celebrating a graduation, and asked that the desert be a little more special by having the words 'Congratulations' added to the plate - which it was without having to remind the staff. It's the little things that make the difference and elevate the good to the very good.

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4.0Dined on 12 July 2018

Booked up for an early meal before going to the theatre. Opted for the set menu that is excellent value.
Would definitely recommend this restaurant the service is laid back and relaxed but always around and the steaks are top quality.

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4.0Dined on 12 July 2018

Really good steaks for me and my guest. Efficient and friendly service.

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5.0Dined on 11 July 2018

We came for an extravagant breakfast, and that was exactly what we got. Fantastic!

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4.0Dined on 6 July 2018

Meat quality and cooking was exceptional.

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3.0Dined on 5 July 2018

After hearing how great Hawksmoor was for a few years I was really excited to try it, the actual restaurant was really open and didn’t have a great ambiance for a date. The deal itself was hit and miss, the gin cocktail and steak and was amazing but the starters were all below average.

Overall I would like to try it again but potentially at a different location.

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4.0Dined on 5 July 2018

Really nice breakfast and great service
The only problem with this restaurant is that it gets very noisy .

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4.0Dined on 4 July 2018

Asked for medium well and got a medium or even medium rare steak. The steak was also Luke warm. Otherwise the service and the rest of the food was excellent.

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