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Promotions

New Year’s Eve: 4-plates & Champagne: £75pp
Traditional 4-course Christmas Day Lunch: £75pp
Pre theatre 3 dishes £20 / 4 dishes £25
Lunch menu: 3 dishes £20 / 4 dishes £25
4 plates and a glass of prosecco: £29

Promotions

New Year’s Eve: 4-plates & Champagne: £75pp
Details

Bid farewell to 2017 with four exquisite small plates for £75 per person. Begin with a glass of champagne and miniature tacos, followed by a choice of beautifully made dishes such as crispy tiger prawns and robata pisco-glazed smoked paprika ribs. End the evening with a light, fruity dessert. Kindly note that this is the only menu available for dinner.

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

Valid For: 1 - 6 People

Starts: 31 December 2017

Ends: 31 December 2017

Availability: Sun 18:00-23:00

Traditional 4-course Christmas Day Lunch: £75pp
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Whether you're celebrating with a large group or close family and loved ones, the restaurant promises to deliver you an exceptional dining experience this Christmas.

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

Valid For: 1 - 6 People

Starts: 25 December 2017

Ends: 25 December 2017

Availability: Mon 12:00-17:00

Pre theatre 3 dishes £20 / 4 dishes £25
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Choose 3 or 4 plates per person from a selection of 15 dishes, including desserts.

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

Valid For: 1 - 6 People

Starts: 10 October 2017

Ends: 10 April 2018

Availability: Mon-Fri 17:00-18:30

Lunch menu: 3 dishes £20 / 4 dishes £25
Details

Choose 3 or 4 plates per person from a selection of 15 dishes, including desserts.

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

Valid For: 1 - 6 People

Starts: 10 October 2017

Ends: 10 April 2018

Availability: Daily 12:00-15:00

4 plates and a glass of prosecco: £29
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4 plates per person from a selection of 15 dishes including desserts. One glass of prosecco per person.

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

Valid For: 1 - 6 People

Starts: 1 October 2017

Ends: 26 March 2018

Availability: Sun-Thu 12:00-22:30
Fri-Sat 12:00-18:00 21:30-22:30

About Leicester Square Kitchen

Relaxed luxury in the heart of Leicester Square.
Our ethos embraces the art of shared dining with a sophisticated yet unassuming setting.
Leicester Square Kitchen showcases an exquisite selection of contemporary Mexican and Peruvian small plates complemented with the finest wines and our signature cocktails.
Welcome to our kitchen.

The Hampshire Hotel
31-36 Leicester Square
London, WC2H 7LH
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Mexican, Peruvian, Tapas / Small Plates

Hours of Operation:
Lunch
Monday – Friday: 12.00pm – 3.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12.00pm – 3.30pm

Dinner
Sunday – Wednesday: 5.00pm – 10.45pm
Thursday – Saturday: 5.00pm – 11.15pm

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
£25 and under

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
020 7666 0902

Website:
http://www.leicestersquarekitchen.co.uk/

Public Transport:
Closest tube:
Leicester Square (Piccadilly & Northern lines)

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, High Tea, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Leicester Square Kitchen Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

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4.0

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92% would recommend it to a friend

Pre/post Theatre (56)
Tapas (49)
Good for a Date (44)
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Creative Cuisine (43)
Fit for Foodies (38)
Spicy (35)
Good for Birthdays (31)
Special Occasions (31)
Lunch (25)
Casual (23)
Tasting Menu (23)
Healthy (22)
Romance (21)
Vibrant Bar Scene (21)
Good for Anniversaries (20)
Fun (20)
People Watching (19)
Group Bookings (18)
Handcrafted Cocktails (18)
Authentic (17)
Bar Seating (17)
Business Meals (17)
Quick Bite (16)
Good Vegetarian Options (15)
Hot Spot (14)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Neighbourhood Gem (9)
Outdoor Eating (9)
Late-night Find (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Cosy (7)
Seasonal (6)
Brunch (5)
Comfort Food (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Scenic View (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Great Beer (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Live Music (1)
Vegan (1)
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·Dined 6 days ago

This meal was a lovely treat pre theatre. Our waiter Silvin was very helpful and explained the menu so that we knew we had ordered enough without being overfaced. The food was innovative and delicious.

Tags: Quick Bite, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Tapas, Spicy, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (London)·Dined on 4 November 2017

Excellent service. Beautiful venue with a nice calm and opulent ambience. Food was sublime. Great value for money. Would highly recommend. A*

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Spicy, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on 1 November 2017

Pleasant environment, courteous and professional kind staff. Good wine list.

Tags: Comfort Food, Gluten Free Options, Tapas, Quiet Conversation, Spicy, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on 1 November 2017

Went for a pre-theatre meal, which I selected from the good reviews others had left. I was not disappointed. Service was efficient and quick without feeling rushed. In fact the service was excellent throughout. The courses were inventive and interesting, low on carbs so you don't feel bloated when you move onto the theatre. Some dishes can be spicy, but guidance was given on this without even asking for it. Recommend you do book as by 17.30 the place was full.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
·Dined on 28 October 2017

Went for my boyfriends birthday lunch on Saturday afternoon. Food and service were incredible. Set menu was great value for money. Even a complementary birthday dessert. Will definitely be heading back!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Healthy, Tasting Menu, Tapas, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal, Spicy, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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food5
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value4

 
·Dined on 27 October 2017

We really love this restaurant and her sister one in Seven dials We like the idea here of sharing lots of different things so that you get to sample many if the interesting and tasty dishes on the menu. The staff were brilliant as always, very knowledgeable and still so attentive on a busy Friday night. Will be back for sure!
...Great cocktails too I know from a previous visit!

Tags: Tapas, Great for Brunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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food5
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service5
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 (London)·Dined on 26 October 2017

Our first time here, it was 3pm and so quiet, I would certainly visit again either asa couple or in a group. The food was very good and the whole experience was very enjoyable. It was incredibly good value, as we had the option of a set menu, having booked through OpenTable. The wait staff were very attentive, on hand for everything, kept water (and offered tap water for the table without having to ask, how refreshing!) and wine topped up whilst maintaining a discreet distance. I generally steer clear of Leicester Square for eating, due to the (very understandable) nature of it, however I will certainly return to The Leicester Square Kitchen very soon, and with others

Tags: Tapas, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre
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ambience5
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value4

 
·Dined on 21 October 2017

I did a lot of research before booking this restaurant for my husbands birthday treat. The staff were really attentive and helpful both at the bar and in the restaurant. We were given food recommendations by our waiter after he had carefully checked what sort of food we liked. The tapas style food was full of flavours and we loved our choices. We had desserts too and a great bottle of Sauvignon. The pre dinner cocktails were unusual (spicy) - in fact the only issue we encountered was that the coffee was cold but this was swiftly put right by the staff. Quite pricey but worth it for the special occasion

Tags: Spicy, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Special Occasion
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value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 18 October 2017

Excellent quality food and service. Good portion sizes on the tasting menu. Recommended pre theatre option.

Tags: Healthy, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Special Occasion, Tapas, Business Meals, Spicy
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food5
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value3

 
·Dined on 9 October 2017

The food was absolutely delicious - just the plates were small and the set menu was quite limited so better trying dishes from the normal menu. Would definitely recommend!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Tapas, Cozy, Romantic
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service4
value3

 
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on 9 October 2017

We spent a stay-cation week in London and this restaurant was one of the best we ate in. Despite being in Leicester Square it is stylish and non-touristy. The tapas style food was delicious and the wine very good. We liked the cool vibrant feel of the place, people watching out into Leicester Square. Very convenient for pre theatre dinner.

Tags: Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching, Good for a Date, Tapas, Pre/post Theatre
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 (London)·Dined on 4 October 2017

Really delicious food; the staff will warn you about the very spicy dishes.
Wanted to try everything on the menu.
About 3-4 plates per person should be fine; although the desets are also very good.

Tags: Healthy, Spicy, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion
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 (London)·Dined on 3 October 2017

Have already planned a second visit. The food and drinks were faultless, as was the service. Chocoholics should save some space for the doughnuts (you only get two unfortunately)!

Tags: Disabled Access, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Tapas, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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food5
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·Dined on 1 October 2017

Fantastic food in great surroundings. Exceptionel service - Great staff.

Tags: Tapas, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Spicy, Special Occasion
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food4
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service4
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·Dined on 30 September 2017

Usually the run of the mill big chain names in and around Leicester Square are something I would avoid due to there reputation of average food, average service and punchy prices - not the customers ideal trifecta.

Service were very good, we never felt rushed but at the same time were well looked after by our very knowledgable waiter, Silviv.

The menu was explained to us in detail and great recommendations were made, our faith in our waiters choices paid off. All food comes at similar times but is fairly small bite sized portions for the Taco’s and Ceviche’s you can order, therefore you never feel like you are inundated with plates of food. Soft and Hard Taco’s were first up. Salmon with jalapeño sauce along with beef tartare and chili hard taco’s were nice but lacked depth and the main source of meat mentioned (the salmon and the beef) were only subtle aftertaste once the bite sized starter had been consumed. The Mayan chicken soft taco was sublime packed with sweet heat and rich flavors - they were an absolute winner. The larger main dishes of the duck, spinach and pomegranate salad were delicate and refreshingly moorish with the papayas really coming out in the dish and balancing nicely with the acidic sweetness of the pomegranate. Another top recommendation which I am pleased we followed was robata glazed smoked paprika ribs - soft, smoky and succulent like if you were biting into a sponge of peppery treacle like goodness.

The wine list on a whole was fantastic value for money with the top end of Red wines being £25-£30 a bottle. I think that is great value for money considering you are in central London and we had a beautiful ripe and strong wine that stood up to our food in the form of an Argentinian Malbec costing around the £26 mark. A nice little touch was the tasting glass that was brought to out table to sample our wine before purchase.

£100 inc service for 2 hungry diners, bottle of wine and 2 shots of tequila. I will be returning and in the masses

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food5
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service4
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 (London)·Dined on 30 September 2017

The four course tasting menu proved to be a delight to the palate, introducing a host of unusual flavours. Portions were generous. The inclusion of a cocktail in this offer made it good value for money. Service was efficient, if a little slow, considering that the restaurant was not particularly busy. I would definitely return.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine
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food5
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service5
value3

 
·Dined on 26 September 2017

Excellent meal with very competent serving staff Pleasant vibe with quality furnishings etc.

Tags: Disabled Access, Spicy, Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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food5
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service5
value4

 
·Dined on 23 September 2017

Loved it. Great service and food. Would definitely reccommend trying.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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food5
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service5

 
·Dined on 23 September 2017

Magnifico Lugar,Aaron el camarero que nos atendio estuvo super amable,la comida muy sabrosa.

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service5
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·Dined on 15 September 2017

Terrific experience from the good to the service and overall ambience. I found the waiter helpful in navigating the menu and recommending items in line with our preferences.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Spicy, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Tapas, Good for a Date
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food5
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service5
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 (London)·Dined on 14 September 2017

Was my 2 visit ...and still Amazing food and service

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 (Chicago)·Dined on 14 September 2017

Tapas were excellent!!! Highly recommend this restaurant. We had the pre-theater menu which was a very good value (4 dishes for 25 pounds). Although it's tapas, the dishes were still a good size. For two people, we had 8 dishes which was more than enough to fill us up! Highly recommend the ribs as well as the tiger prawns. For dessert, the doughnuts were to die for. Definitely would go back.

Tags: Tapas, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies
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food5
ambience4
service5
value5

 
·Dined on 2 September 2017

Delicious food, nicely presented by helpful and friendly staff. Staff were very attentive but not in your face. Constant top-ups of water much appreciated. Will definitely go back.

Tags: Healthy, Great for Brunch, Quick Bite, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options
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food5
ambience4
service5
value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 2 September 2017

Excellent Mexican Peruvian fusion which comes out mostly like tapas. Some really tasty dishes with first class ingredients. Very active service as you might expect in Leicester Square.

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options
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value3

 
 (London)·Dined on 1 September 2017

Great new place surprisingly located in a hotel on Leicester Square. Lively bar style vibe with a live DJ playing but the music was not too loud that you couldn't have a conversation. Diverse Peruvian fusion menu with a very good range of veggie options and all the dishes were tasty and executed well. The portion sizes are variable depending on what you order but the quality is consistently good. The service was probably the best we have had for a long time so thank you to Aaron.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching
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food5
ambience4
service5
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 24 August 2017

Late night meal.
Enjoyed a great meal after the theatre.
Service was excellent with super suggestions on both food and wine by our server.
All our choices were first class.
We will be back!!

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 (London)·Dined on 24 August 2017

What a find. Excellent quality food, professional friendly service (thanks Silviu) and an airy atmosphere right on Leicester Square. Will be back!

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 (London)·Dined on 23 August 2017

This is by far the best restaurant opening this year that I have experienced. Delicious food, great service by staff, lovely venue and very good value for money.

I already been twice and booking another table for end of September plus I have recommended it to a lot of friends and family.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Romantic
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·Dined on 18 August 2017

I'm a big fan, the food is delicious, authentic and a real surprise from your standard chain Mexican.
I have been back with different friends and everyone has been impressed ... and It's healthy!!!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Gluten Free Options, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Healthy, Bar Seating, Spicy, Fun, Great for Lunch, Quick Bite, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Tapas, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Late-night Find
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service5
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 (London)·Dined on 18 August 2017

Excellent food and great value set menu - will definitely dine here again

Tags: Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (London)·Dined on 18 August 2017

Unusual fresh food option in Leicester Square. Seemingly authentic too with fabulous service

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·Dined on 17 August 2017

Amazing food and service. Waiter was very attentive. It was so good we went back the next night for dinner again. Would recommend to all.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Tapas, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on 12 August 2017

Went with my boyfriend, brother and sister-in-law and had a really nice time. The food was amazing...exactly the kind of food for sharing and trying something new.
Will be returning and recommending to all my friends

Tags: Late-night Find, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot
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·Dined on 12 August 2017

The food was so tasty, we ordered 5 plates between two of us and was delicious, and very moderately priced in regards to the location.
The wine and was tasty and moderately priced.
However what made our evening was the staff, so lovely and seemed interested in having a conversation with you.
Overall an exceptional evening, will definitely be going back.

Tags: Healthy, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Seasonal, Handcrafted Cocktails
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ambience4
service5
value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 12 August 2017

Amazing service and fantastic food. Will be returning soon...

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·Dined on 12 August 2017

we had a lovely experience at Leicsster Sq Kitchen. the team is very attentive and efficient. I work in the food industry so im very critical when we go out but i had no complaints. the staff clearly mentioned that we will need 4-5 items per person which really was the case. however, the size of tacos was beyond disappointing. the food tasted great though and the staff recommended some really good options

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·Dined on 11 August 2017

Thank you for excellent service from Silviu, who looked after us brilliantly, and made us feel very welcome.
The food was delicious and I would happily go back again

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Tapas, Healthy, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on 10 August 2017

Lovely designed restaurant, with attentive, happy staff. Aaron was lovely and friendly! Food was delicious and presented well. Will certainly return when in London. A refreshingly great experience!!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Quick Bite
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·Dined on 9 August 2017

It was good. The service was so nice. The food was delicious. The portion is not that big, so you can try various dishes.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Calgary)·Dined on 5 August 2017

I went to LSK with my wife on Saturday 5 August. From the moment we entered the restaurant to the moment we left everything was perfect. The cocktails were fantastic. We both had a pisco sour and they were the best we've had outside of South America. All the food we ordered was very tasty and creative. The dishes with chilli had just the right amount. Our favourites were the chicken and beef soft tortillas, the sea bass ceviche and the ribeye steak, which we had with sweet corn. The chocolate and the mango desserts were also excellent. Our server Aaron was great from start to finish. Totally attentive and made some fantastic recommendations. All members of staff continually removed plates etc. The atmosphere was fantastic and we were surprised it wasn't full.

All in all a brilliant evening and we couldn't recommend it more highly. Better than most Michelin starred experiences

Tags: Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Tapas, Casual, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Spicy
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