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Hawksmoor Spitalfields

4.6
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5586 reviews
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£41 and over
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Steak
Please note we will be serving a reduced menu whilst we re-open all of our restaurants and get back to normal. Visit our website to find out how we are COVID-19 safe.

Named after Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christchurch Spitalfields, just down the road, Hawksmoor Spitalfields opened in 2006 to rave reviews, reigniting London's love affair with steak. Hawksmoor Spitalfields is an unpretentious, quality-obsessed steak house, serving only the best British steaks, simply cooked over a real charcoal grill. The 115 cover restaurant also has an extensive wine list featuring favourite small producers and big vineyards alike.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 5586 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.5
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4.2
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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AdamM
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Not sure there’s a cut of meat that ain’t amazing so no bad choice to have

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GeorginaM
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went on Saturday night and were a bit early for our table. It was raining and all the pubs in the area were pre book only or a que to get in. I calles to see if we could move our reservation forward and the lady on the phone was most accomodating. The service was top notch and the food melted in our mouths. Highly recommend for a treat.

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vipBabs
London
45 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a fantastic evening

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vipSamanthaL
London
14 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent as ever. Steak particularly tasty this night.

JB
JessicaB
London
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it - express menu is very good value compared to a la carte and the food was amazing with great service. Been here many times and would recommend.

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StephenR
London
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic evening, the staff were really friendly food was excellent and they brought out a ‘happy anniversary’ slate with some desert wine on the house. A lovely touch

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MikeB
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome as always.
Great food, great staff and lovely ambiance 😊😊👍👍👍👍👌👌👌👌👌

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vipFoodie
London
56 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Very tasty steak, nice wine, friendly and attentive service, great atmosphere and felt very COVID safe.

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Henners
London
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2020
Overall2food5service5ambience4

Had an argument with my mum over too many drinks. Standard 21st if you ask me. Was forced to leave the restaurants after being sworn at multiple times by the bird. Left and only had one bite of this delicious piece of meat.Tasty.

Overall I would reccomend.

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IsabelleL
London
5 reviews
Dined on 18 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brilliant food as always. Only thing I was disappointed about was we didn’t get our table till 20 mins after booking time snd then you rushed us to get out as needed the table so I couldn’t have dessert.

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lorrainet
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

After bring told how your West end restaurant was and good feed back, we gave commercial street a visit.
Table near the door which made it cold and not pleasant.
Portion size on the chatuex steak was very small and normally explain and cut In front of you.
Over all bill 390 pound not a experience we would remember
Service charge is unacceptable.

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OpenTable Diner
London
8 reviews
Dined on 18 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Brilliant food, fantastic service! Well thought out social distancing-looking forward you returning

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DocJay
London
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Hawksmoor Spitalfields is consistently excellent. The staff are welcoming, friendly, attentive and helpful. They know the menu inside-out & upside-down and are able to recommend a wine pairing or elaborate on a particular dish with ease and expertise. The food is always outstanding, bold and brilliant and every visit is something to look forward to. I had the Sunday roast for the first time and it was, as expected, exceptional. The beef was perfectly cook and deeply delicious, the gravy lifted and complemented everything it touched, the Yorkshire pudding was absolutely gigantic and just right for soaking up as much gravy as possible, the potatoes were crisp and fluffy, and the roasted carrots, onion & cabbage added some fresh, punchy flavours. Bravo!

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Aliann
London
2 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Seriously, the cast iron fillet was a revelation. We managed dinner, wine, and more than a few drinks in 75 minutes. It was good to see even with Tier 2, tables were full. Smaller number of covers at each, but busy nonetheless. All very safe with Covid measures in place.

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StephenE
London
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner and service was great. The 10PM curfew though is ridiculous for a restaurant that clearly has taken all the required safety measures. It's really unfair to businesses and their customers that at least an additional hour cannot be afforded.

It allows people to enjoy a meal without being rushed and staggers people onto the streets home.

If the government is going to allow hospitality to open, such stringent measures need to be reconsidered.

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DreP
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great Food & Service ( Garlic Spinach was amazing) 😊

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SaeeeWhaaaaaat
London
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

In addition to your existing criteria I would wish to note that dining at Hawkesmoor Spitalfields was also about dining in a very Covid safe environment

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came and enjoyed the express menu which was so filling and great value for money. The overall experience was made 100x better by the amazing staff. Would highly recommend for one of the best steaks in London!

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KatherineG
London
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love the Hawksmoor, attention to cleanliness and social distancing is spot on. The food as always was delicious delivered to us by Henry who was a fantastic server. Look forward to going back again soon for a steak fix.

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RoxanneP
London
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Well managed during covid, great service as always

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The waiter was fantastic and so was the food! Felt compelled to tip even with service charge

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TimB
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 15 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always incredible. Great service with great food! Perfect

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SebastianW
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The quality of the food is outrageous. One of the best meals I've ever had. Especially the steak. I cannot recommend the iron skillet fillet steak with bone marrow and onions enough. It was phenomenal.

Its not cheap but as a treat its well worth it.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great aside from the fact I’ve been twice and found hair in my food both times...

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emma
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding, brilliant food worth every penny. Lovely staff. Covid secure. I only wish I could come more often! a seriously excellent experience!

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LeilaG
London
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and delightful service.
We all had the Sunday roast. Had made a reservation for 4.45pm and they were quick to ask if we wanted the roast as only a few left.

The drinks were also amazing. Our waiter looked after us very well.

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Jade
Dorset
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food was excellent but waiters took photos when asked to by people eating- not very covid safe? There are so many germs on phones!

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SarahB
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best Sunday lunches I have had, will definitely be returning.
The service was also fantastic, I am a coeliac and waiter came up to say he was aware of this and explained how everything would work without being promoted which is unusual.

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Foodiequeen
London
3 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience3

I was very disappointed with my experience at hawksmoor my friend had come to visit from Liverpool and wanted roast so I had suggested we go there. The roast was disappointing-half ur plate was cabbage so that the plate looked “full” the beef tasted reheated and I had sticky toffee pudding which tasted microwaved. I was disappointed and embarrassed I had suggested to go here with my friend

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SundayLunch
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Marvelous sunday roast, cooked to perfection well worth the visit.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely lunch. Would definitely recommend the Hawksmoor roast! Thank you Hawksmoor, we will be back!

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vipMrsV2017
London
19 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service

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MLAD
London
2 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great family friendly place to eat, would definitely come back. Superb steak.

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RachelM
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, great atmosphere and service excellent . Celebrating a special birthday with the family nice little touch with a complimentary drink. Can’t wait to return thank you.

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JamesH
London
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious and our waiter was superb. Very attentive and patient especially having to work through a mask so well done to her.

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UlpjanaR
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was 10/10. The waiter took great care of us.

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Paulcl99
London
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing steak as always

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Rebecca
London
1 review
Dined on 7 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food! Perfect ambience for a date. The service was lovely with the kind waitress hearing it was my partners birthday so bought over some sherry. It was a perfect evening.

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laurena
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 7 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was incredible, amazing service and gorgeous restaurant!

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Garaty
London
1 review
Dined on 7 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for our anniversary, lovely meal, lovely staff! Recommend the bone marrow gravy

FAQs

Hawksmoor Spitalfields is rated 4.6 stars by 5586 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.