Blacklock

4.7
1187 reviews
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£25 and under
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Steak
Top tags:
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Sunday Lunch
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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Public Transit
Nearest tube station is Piccadilly Circus
Additional
Banquet, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wine
What 1187 People Are Saying
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BF
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

All the food looked great and we couldn’t decided! Waitress helped with food order and just brought us a selection and it was all great. Bacon chop and porterhouse are a must!

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A
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing once again, even though the music can be a little too loud for a restaurant setting.

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CR
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went with a friend for Sunday Lunch and it was so good! I had the beef and my friend had the lamb, both were really nice and the gravy was lovely! They also did a little cake for my friend who's birthday it was and that was really special. Very attentive staff.

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KL
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beyond top draw, such a great place. Meat lovers paradise and a fine team (back and front of house) make sure, like me and all in my party, you’re coming back!

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great in here. Lovely food, wine and atmosphere. One of my fave spots in London 👌 can’t wait for the Shoreditch one

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DW
Salt Lake City
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Blacklock is one of the best. Love to bring groups of clients and friends. Great food. Good food is best shared

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G
Dorset
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of our favourites, excellent quality of meats, good portions and imaginative cocktails all at good prices. Never fails to deliver. Definitely recommend it.

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fanatasic Service, incredible food and super friendly staff. Would highly recommend and will definitely be returning

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AH
London
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely lovely food, great for a date or a get together with friends. I would come everyday if I could !! Staff are excellent too.

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WC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The steak is really delicious and the service is very good. I like here very much

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Very disappointed that we literally got told to leave the table as they had another booking. Wanted another drink and to have some dessert and a port but the birthday that started so well, let a sour taste

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CP
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, cocktails, wine... super friendly and attentive staff. Can’t wait for the Shoreditch branch to open!

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AS
New York Area
35 reviews
Dined on 12 September 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

You go here for the meat - nothing else! Oh, and great cheap Negronis.

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RR
London
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Ordered the All In Sunday roast for 2. Duck fat roast potatoes so deliciously crispy. I found my meat a little sinewy in places, but enjoyable overall. Service excellent. Food arrived quickly.

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S
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely loved Blacklock! This was our first visit (had to book weeks in advance for Sunday lunch) but it certainly won't be our last! The food was out of this world, probably the best Sunday lunch we have ever had, just delicious! Great presentation, great accompanying wines and loved the cocktails too! There is an amazing buzz in the restaurant, enjoyed by people of all ages on tables of one to twelve or more. Great music and the staff are fabulous! I can't wait to come back here and would recommend to anyone looking for a fab Sunday lunch experience in a relaxed and informal atmosphere! You guys totally deserve your success!

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DR
London
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always have a fantastic time at blacklock food is excellent and the service is spot on

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best Sunday roast. Fact!

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DV
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 9 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

For our meal we did the Sunday Roast All In which let us try all three meat selections: 55 Day Aged Beef Rump, Cornish Lamb Leg, and Middlewhite Pork Loin, in addition to all the sides and sauces it comes with.
So first thing, if you've never had a Sunday roast it is such a treat. One tip, as soon as you are served take the yorkshire pudding and pour a good portion of the marrow gravy into it straight away and leave it alone till the end of the meal. This might sound strange but you'll understand as soon as you get your plate.
The meats were all very distinct and had unique sauces to go with them. By far the aged beef was the most delicious of the three for us. Tender and not at all gamey it was perfect as is or with a dab of gravy or horseradish. My only complaint was that we only got two slices on our plate. I really wanted more. (Maybe in the future they will offer to double the meat for a surcharge. I would have gladly paid.) The lamb was super juicy and the mint sauce they served with it was a great bite. Of the three we didn't like the pork loin as much as we thought we would. There was a very thick ring of fat around each piece and while some might love that, I prefer a leaner piece or having the fat crisped up more. So I just cut it away but this greatly reduced the portion size. There were what I believed to be some pork cracklins on the dish and my suggestion is to drop them into your yorkshire pudding and gravy when you find them.
As for the include trimmings, the veggies were fine and who can ever say they had bad duck fat roasted potato's.
Now that you have nearly come to the end of your meal, let's go back to the yorkshire pudding and gravy. By now the gravy has saturated the inside of your pudding, as well as any bits or meat or potato etc that you tossed in there. So just crush down that crown and begin to enjoy this gravy soaked piece of wonder. It will be the perfect end to your Sunday Roast meal.

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D
London
18 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Set in a basement you would be non the wiser to think that this place was dark and cold, the lighting and mood is vibrant and gives the restaurant an excellent ambience for both romantic dining as well as group get togethers. The meat was delicious and cooked very well and the staff were knowledgeable in the ways of the meat. I would only point out that the kale with parmesan took us by suprise as the kale was raw. Other than that, an excellent night out with excellent food.

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c
Hampshire
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fantastic food - really enjoyed our visit. Will definitely come again!

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d
New England
11 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I adore this place and was happy to hear a new one is opening in Shoreditch. What I love more than great meat is great meat well-cooked. You can find that here. We eat at Blacklock every time we are in London (book ahead of time), and I was excited to see new sides were added to the menu. We tried a few new ones and, of course, had the chips....not to be missed!! We usually order a few sauces, although the meat certainly doesn't need them. The chips are great dipped in Bearnaise sauce. The service is great, also. We told the host that we had to get to the theatre by a certain time, so he tipped off our waiter, and our Porterhouse was expedited (it takes 20 to 25 minutes to cook ).

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MB
London
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

All in menu was great. White chocolate cheesecake for dessert was delicious and potions very generous! Staff very attentive.

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K
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The steak at Blacklock was fantastic. Would recommend you to have the steaks there

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M
London
9 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food, great service and great fun! Loved it, will definitely be back

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F
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious! If you love meat this is the place to go! Great friendly service. Can’t wait to go again.

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JJ
London
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

Steaks were amazing served quickly and with friendly waiting staff

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SJ
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place & food is Fantastic, go on every & Amy occasion

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PD
London
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Booked a table for Sunday lunch prior to going to the theatre. Fantastic food and friendly staff.

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JD
London
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Amazing 😀 food definitely worth a visit went for Sunday roast and wasn't let down very enjoyable

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AF
London
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Honestly the best roast dinner I have ever had! So worth the money - please never change in value, we will be taking so many people here!

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CD
London
1 review
Dined on 1 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this place.

The food is amazing. The menu simple, but I still feel spoilt for choice. The staff are always friendly, attentive and helpful and knowledgeful of the menu.

The restaurant is clean, cosy and very relaxed.

My son had a great 18th birthday, as did we all.

We also paid £30 over and did not know, until the waitress returned with the money. What a bunch of lovely people!

I can't wait to travel back to London to visit again!

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SH
London
1 review
Dined on 1 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The ‘all-in’ option is always a tasty and great value option and the £5 negronis are awesome!

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

Just incredible food - the best every single time

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CY
London
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Not my first visit to Blacklock but it was for my partner and they did not disappoint. As meat lovers the ALL In was perfect. Beautifully cooked chops with flat bread soaking up the juices underneath. My partner particularly loved the ash roasted sweet potato. Staff are very friendly too. Only detractors were they trio of very loud guys - this is a casual joint and noise adds to the atmosphere but those guys, well one in particular, were loud and obnoxious and spoiled things a little.

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E
London
3 reviews
Dined on 30 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Always good (third visit). I am very partial to all-meat meals as I have to accommodate several vegans in day-to-day life

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L
Dorset
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our third visit and found the food consistently excellent and the service outstanding. Can not recommend highly enough. We will be back next time we’re in London.

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W
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on 29 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Simple and exquisite menu. Everything is amazing.

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j
London
15 reviews
Dined on 28 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lively, fun and just brilliant steaks! A meat lovers paradise

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TG
London
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious - initially went for a roast which was great. Came back for the butcher price night and had the best steak I have had in London.

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JL
London
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Fantastic Sunday roast! Really good value for their portion sizes. And cheap cocktails!!

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