Black & Blue - Borough Market

4.2
317 reviews
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Steak
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  • Lunch
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
We believe that to produce the best food, you should work with all your suppliers on a close and personal basis. We acquired our own butchers, Jefferies in Kingston, so that we could control our meat all the way from the abattoir to the table. This helps ensure that our steaks and handmade burgers are of the highest quality.



In 1999, the boys decided that they wanted to bring a high-street, high-quality steak concept to London, Black & Blue and the first modern American steakhouse in the capital, was born.
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MF
London
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Food was good but service was not great. Both bottles of wine were poured without tasting first. The salad and water were just plonked at the end of the table. Overall service was slow, pleasant but slow.

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b
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Good quality food from short menu, seating for 6 table was a bit cramped, great staff and fast service.

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c
London
9 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

This was our second visit. Excellent service, good choice of food, beer & wine. We always feel well looked after & would return.

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b
London
5 reviews
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

first time I had been there, service was very good but they got one of the main orders wrong. However they quickly put it right and offered a salad while they were waiting. The food was very good, I had sirloin and wife had chicken Caesar salad, both excellent. the music got very loud at one stage. the venue was very busy but it was a Friday night in borough market. will go again but not on a Friday night!

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 11 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Reasonable value, service somewhat erratic.

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MM
Hampshire
1 review
Dined on 11 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Nice location, clean. fast and efficient service and good food

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LB
London
1 review
Dined on 11 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service. Great food. Good atmosphere. They very kindly squeezed us in even though I had messed up the booking on a busy night. Very grateful. Could have stayed much longer but trains to catch.

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A
London
18 reviews
Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Comfortable place for a early Sunday dinner. Good food and excellent offer on all bottles of wine.

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GS
London
6 reviews
Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb staff , faultless , food was great bar area was really welcoming and some very good offers on Wine on a sunday , felt very well looked after

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JE
London
1 review
Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was excellent and we throughly had a good time. However it was a unanimous decision to go onto to another bar as the music was ridiculously high. Had it not been we would have stayed all night getting in more drinks etc. So that’s a real shame.

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MI
Miami
1 review
Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Dined here for my birthday, lovely food and th ambience was great.
The staff were friendly and acknowledged the occasion. Thanks.

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GT
Kent
3 reviews
Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic service and food was delicious, will definitely be back.

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P
London
1 review
Dined on 4 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic venue. Nice food. Awesome staff.

10/10

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M
London
6 reviews
Dined on 3 April 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 2

We should have listened to other reviews and gone somewhere else. Food ok. Service absolutely shocking. Was told at ten pm last orders for drinks then another table comes in and is served food and drink. Felt rushed and hurried all evening. Rude waitress told us to hurry up as she needed to get train home and her wages so bad she could not afford an Uber. Expect more when you spend £200 for dinner for two. Never again

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J
1 review
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Staff are Very good and prompt when serving. Just took a long time to get the bill. Ended up waiting 20 minutes for it. Other than that, the food and restaurant were lovely

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OT
1 review
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

From start to finish, it was great!! My partner thought his steak was amazing, I loved all the flavours of my burger, his T bone was good!
Staff were brilliant ! Friendly, very helpful and happy!
I had planned on desert for the birthday boy but we ended with cocktails that tasted fantastic!
Good music!
Really pleased that we chose this restaurant for his birthday, would definitely do again - food and and staff on point!!

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SD
Warwickshire
2 reviews
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Second time I've been here and I love this place, the steak frites is delicious. Nice relaxed atmosphere, attentive service. Ill definitely be back

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SS
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely meal 😊 Great service. Would definitely recommend it and will definitely be going back.

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JC
London
1 review
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 2

Sadly we had a table for 6 and were squeezed into a booth! Really uncomfortable as had no room to eat properly! Food was poor and service not great

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KP
London
52 reviews
Dined on 20 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

I’ve been to the restaurant a few time but it was the first time for the guys with me. They loved it, thought the food was great and really well prices and a good drinks selection.

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I
London
3 reviews
Dined on 19 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as always! Great food, service and value for money!

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RG
London
2 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Really nice atmosphere at Black and Blue. Food was great service was good. Only marked down as she brought the wrong drinks to us but wouldn’t let that stop me booking again. Would recommend for a great night out as a couple or with friends

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PD
London
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 3

One of the Waitress was no welcoming. Felt rushed. Food was just okay. Teas weren't hot.

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SP
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Good food... but the drinks are over priced...what you save in lunch time 2 course deals is ruined by the over expensive wine by the glass and beer in a bottle...

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N
London
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 3food 1service 4ambience 2

Very pricey- for the portions you get. The cocktails at £10, were not good enough to warrant such a high price tag (I fouy are a bloody mary enthusiast, you will be leave wanting). We had breakfast, the portions were miniscule, and to pay £1 for extra bacon, and be served a single solitary slice, that was cold on a seperate side plate was laughable. I suggest they make their plates smaller or serve more food, it all looked a bit- mean. I would stick to steak if going to this restaurant again, and avoid breakfast. Brunch is not this restaurants forte. Having said that, it was clean, the staff were nice, and it had a nice ambiance.....but so does a pub, and wont leave you £100 light after a breakfast for 4 people (who had one drink each).

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SL
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

One steak was ok but the Sirloin was very chewy - for the money had a lot better. the service was good though

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AS
London
4 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Good menu with lots of choice. Friendly service. Didn’t think that it was necessary to have a DJ at a restaurant. Luckily, we were sitting upstairs, so a little away from the music.

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TH
London
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Food was average and returned
A starter. Rib eye steak not a great cut of beef. Service was strecthed and we had to ask several times for water, more drinks and dessert menu. Not attentive service which implies more staff are required. Pre-dinner bar service was very good.

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CB
London
1 review
Dined on 5 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place been a few times always good
Good value

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SB
Surrey
2 reviews
Dined on 5 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent meal, pleasant, friendly, efficient waiting staff. I would highly recommend this restaurant and will definitely be coming back soon.

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SD
London
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

The food and wine was excellent, We asked the staff if they could turn down the ‘live music’ which they did with no problems. Already have and would still recommend this restaurant.

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R
London
19 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Food and service very good with a great ambience though acoustics make it quite noisy

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SL
London
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a very nice relaxing meal with my wife. Food was fantastic we both had the fillet steak and both was cooked to perfection.
Very friendly staff. We will definitely go there again.

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PS
Surrey
1 review
Dined on 26 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Good place to meet up with friends. Staff were very friendly and efficient.

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N
Norfolk
14 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Been here about 6 times now and never disappointed.

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ER
London
2 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 5

The staff engagement upon arrival is lacking energy and urgency. Simply appoint a single member of staff (there were frequently many standing around looking bored) to meet and seat guests as they walk in. This would have gained 2 stars on my review.

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e
London
22 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2019
Overall 4food 2service 4ambience 3

We used to love this place. Always reliably good food. This time it disappointed, though. I had lamb and my friend had a steak. Both completely under seasoned and needed a healthy dose of pepper and Salz. The lamb wasn't good quality, probably cheap New Zealand import, didn't try the steak. Service was great, though, friendly and always there when we needed it.

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SA
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best steaks I’ve had in sometime pre show meal last Wednesday - one of our group has s serious nut allergy - the waitresses were very knowledgable and couldn’t do enough for us / excellent all round

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JU
London
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely food with excellent service. We will be returning!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have been visiting black and blue for over 2 years now and if anything the service and my expectations always get exceeded. Love this place !

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