Blacklock

4.7
1364 reviews
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£25 and under
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Steak
Top tags:
  • Casual
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Comfort Food
Blacklock is a modern version of the Great British chophouse. Set in an old brothel, we take the best meat in the country from the award winning farmer and butcher Philip Warren in Cornwall. We cook chops simply over our real charcoal grill with a little help from vintage Blacklock irons and serve it all up alongside cocktails for a fiver and wine on tap in our atmospheric subterranean chop mecca. On Sundays we serve a Sunday Roast almost as good as Mum's.

Bookings:
Monday - Friday
Bookings for lunch and pre-theatre from 12-3pm & 5-6pm
Bookings for 6+ from 6pm

Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Bookings for lunch and pre-theatre from 12-6pm
Bookings for 6+ from 6pm

Sunday: 12:00 - 17:30
Bookings all day for any number
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Steak, Barbecue, British
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 12:00 - 15:00; 17:00 - 23:30

Saturday: 12:00 - 23:30

Sunday: 12:00 - 18:00
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Phone number
020 3441 6996
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Mirek Dawid
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Area
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Public Transit
Nearest tube station is Piccadilly Circus
Additional
Banquet, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wine
What 1364 People Are Saying
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CD
London
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food and amazing service, I will be visiting again!

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PR
London
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Blacklock is simply a wonderful discovery. Great and delicious food and wine. You must bring your appetite to fully enjoy this brilliant value filled, fun filled restaurant. Service is friendly, knowledgeable; with the fine balance of attendance and space to breathe..It’s noisy and comfy and yet you can be quiet and still enjoy..I’ve been twice now with close and great friends; they have and will be visiting again..as will I..Simply superb...

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AL
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exceptional food and service in a lovely restaurant discovered through Opentable. The waiting staff were friendly and attentive and the food qulaity was exceptional and very reasonably priced. Will definately go back again!

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DP
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My boyfriend loves steak, so I brought him here for his birthday. The food was delicious and the service was amazing. I moved to London in September and that was probably the best service I've had. The service has a huge impact on the overall experience. The food was simple, but cooked perfectly and could not have been done any better. The prices were also really great. 10/10 would recommend.

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San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous meal!

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ST
London
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Expect warm friendly service from attentive staff without being intrusive. The restaurant is in the basement which I think is a plus, the lack of windows makes you forget you are in soho and instead get caught up in the food and the fun atmosphere.
Their steaks are beautifully cooked and well seasoned, tasty sides and you have to - I repeat have to try the cheesecake.

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D
London
10 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good Sunday lunch good meat superb veg and gravy better Sunday lunch than the hawksmoor great value wine and cocktails very freiindly service book early

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TH
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 3

Love this place, the steak and the ambience. The service is so genuinely friendly that it makes it feel like your local bar even if it’s your first time! Keep up the good work!

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KH
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely flawless! The food is exceptional!
Recommend to anyone who enjoys meat!

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CL
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, the meat selection on flatbread was amazing. Service very good and friendly too. Just remember to book.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Came here for my wife's birthday and as normal it was spectacular . Well done blacklock and we are off to Shoreditch blacklock today

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New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2018
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 1

Local muy ruidoso y poco iluminado. Teníamos una reserva para las 21,15 y llegamos 10 minutos antes y nos dijeron que teníamos que esperar que no era nuestra hora y fuimos a dar una vuelta. Volvimos a los 20 minutos y tuvimos que volver a esperar otros 20 porque en la mesa que estaba destinada para nosotros los inquilinos después de pagar se les diò por liar sus pitillitos. En fin, no repetiríamos.

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M
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

After the eighth visit in three weeks, I am still as impressed with the food they create, the care they take and the atmosphere they cultivate Five stars is a gross underrating of this wonderland

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OT
1 review
Dined on 5 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A fantastic restaurant and Meat-lovers paradise. I cannot say enough about how much we enjoyed this place. The quality of the meat was excellent and was all cooked to perfection, the sauces where perfect, the sides delicious and the cocktails spot on. Welcoming, friendly, fun and fast service. An awesome atmosphere. Also incredible value for money we had the works with cocktails and desert and it came to less than £35 a head! Definitely found a firm position on my 'favourite places to eat in London' list! Just try it, you will not be disappointed.

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CR
London
1 review
Dined on 5 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Good restaurant but no coffee machine. Asked for two coffees at the end of the meal and they were delivered to the table in take away cups after being purchased from a local coffee shop as well as being the wrong coffee order. Not a good end to a great meal but would recommend.

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JP
London
21 reviews
Dined on 5 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Love this place for a relaxed lunch. Great food and great service!

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RA
1 review
Dined on 4 December 2018
Overall 3food 1service 4ambience 4

The meat was really flavourless and tough. Really disappointing!! We had heard such good things. The waitress was really nice but we wouldn’t come back. We left feeling quite sick afterwards

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J
1 review
Dined on 4 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Went there for a team Christmas dinner, after reviewing the menu was good to see all the things on the menu. Pity there wasn't any Rib eye, but cant have everything.

One thing I would say, the steaks look cheap £8 per 100g, which feels OK, but when the smallest they have is 600g, £48 for a steak (and more for the sides) make it an expensive lunch.

Wouldn't put me off going there again, but when the bill came around, was a little shocked.

Staff were brilliant, very attentive, and even though they made a mistake, they were super apologetic, and sorted it ASAP.

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SC
1 review
Dined on 3 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Outstanding food, great service!
Cheesecake was insanely good. Will definitely return.

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V
London
9 reviews
Dined on 2 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Had a great Sunday lunch (the lamb was amazing!) and a free dessert with sparklers and candle for a shared family birthday celebration. The restaurant was really busy, so a little late seating us - but excellent efficient and friendly service.

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W
London
1 review
Dined on 2 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great roast!
Our waitress Anna was brilliant. One of our party is Columbian and they chatted in Spanish. Food was fabulous really excellent quality and flavoursome.
We were a few minutes late and our table had just been given away, however the guy on the reception quickly sorted us a table and was really helpful.
Thank you to all the staff at Blacklock for a memorable Sunday lunch.

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LS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Our experience at Blacklock was amazing as usual, with great service and food to die for- my only issue was that when ordering the sharing platter there seemed to be an excess of lamb and only half a beef steak each! This isn't usual and we were disappointed- if we'd been told beforehand we probably would have ordered something else.

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RO
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

Great food although very much for meat eaters.
Veery noisy during our visit !

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FS
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

5 star steakhouse in the middle of a bustling and fun area. The food is top quality, photos and descriptions do not do this place justice until you have experience the first bite. The staff are very professional, knowledgable, and quick.

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RM
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was excellent. Everyone is so nice. The food was outstanding and the cheese cake OMFG. I have no words. I was in cheesecake heaven. Will definitely be returning apparently the roast dinner is unreal.

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SL
1 review
Dined on 27 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

This was my third visit to Blacklock in Soho and it has been excellent on every occasion.
The food is fantastic and the staff are always helpful with what and how much to order.
We had the porterhouse and the bacon chop which are my favourites!
The Corellana 'Donkeyjote' Navarra red wine we ordered was also beautiful.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had pre theatre dinner after reading some great reviews of this restaurant and it did not disappoint. We had lamb chops & chips cooked in beef dripping, excellent. We shared a 500ml carafe of wine which was very nice. Liked how we were offered chilled water (foc) as soon as we sat down, which was replenished. Ambience, seating arrangements, staff friendliness & knowledge of food on offer, all made for a really great experience.

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JT
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best bit of meat I've had in a long time! Would definitely recommend if you are a fan of well cooked, well seasoned meat.

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N
London
2 reviews
Dined on 26 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

50th Birthday Treat

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GR
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Honestly one of the best places I’ve eaten in london. Fantastic value for money and great food!

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DT
London
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My partner and I have been to Blacklock a few times and always love it, so we decided to take his family when they came to visit for a special occasion. We had the ‘all in’ option for the 6 of us, and one of our party asked for a cheese sauce, which isn’t on the menu so they offered to put cheese on the side to which we agreed. The chefs actually went to the extra effort of making a cheese sauce for us (which was amazing) and we also got some complimentary sauces to try out and OH MY GOD I’m so mad that I’ve never had the chop sauce/gravy before!!!! Literally the best gravy I’ve ever had, perfect. The family raved about Blacklock all day. The service was perfect as usual. We love it and will always return!

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The atmosphere is great, staff really friendly and attentive. The food is just the best!

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NU
London
1 review
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Tried this place out after seeing reviews. The food was great and staff well friendly.
Definitely lived up to the expectations

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AH
London
1 review
Dined on 22 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love Blacklock. The food is ridic and the staff on point always. If you love meat you’ll love this place. It’s a gem! Tip - don’t eat breakfast!

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JH
London
1 review
Dined on 21 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

Great food, service and friendly atmosphere. Very impressed with our visit to Blacklock would highly recommend.

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HE
1 review
Dined on 21 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

THE best meat I have had in a long long time (that’s what she said). Incredible scenes

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MB
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 18 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was excellent, portions were huge.
This is the place to go if you love meat in hearty portions. The cheesecake was delicious. Drinks were good too!

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Manchester
1 review
Dined on 18 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Perfect place for Sunday roast with friends!

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TB
London
1 review
Dined on 18 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic sharing table roast! Best I’ve had in London!!

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l
London
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Had a great evening for a birthday night out.. yummy food and wine.. very nice atmosphere.. will definitely return.

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