Rowley's Restaurant

4.4
1583 reviews
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£26 to £40
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British
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  • Business Meals
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Special Occasions
Situated in the home of the original Walls Butcher Shop and located on the very traditional Jermyn Street, Rowley's has kept the charm and history of the 19th century building alive. With the original tiles lining the walls and the soft lighting the restaurant offers a relaxed and comforting atmosphere. The British themed menu changes regularly but always includes the famous entrecote steak and secret herb butter sauce which is left to sizzle over a burner on the table and accompanied by unlimited french fries. Great for business lunches and pre theatre.

Special Offers

Chateaubriand Steak with a Side & Fries £47

Enjoy a Chateaubriand or Côte de Boeuf to share based on two diners with a side a Fries. Standard a la carte price of £78 enjoy a 40% off with Rowely’s.

Terms and Conditions: Based on two diners to share. Including VAT. Excluding Service. Booking Essential.

Valid For: 2 - 8 people

Starts: 20 May 2019

Ends: 20 November 2019

Availability: Daily 12:00-14:30 18:00-22:00

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Daily 12:00PM - 2:30PM 6:00PM - 10:30PM

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

We had a fantastic lunch on a Thursday day off / day out in London. This was our first time and a Rowleys but certainly won’t be our last. Cocktails, food, wine, decor and service all beautifully done.

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g
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was really good. I received really good feedback overall about food and service. So i would definitely re-book for business meetings.

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s
Hampshire
17 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great environment. Wonderful staff food and wine great, always enjoyit.

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AS
London
3 reviews
Dined on 9 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A favourite place for the 4 of us. The welcome ,the food and the Berry's claret make it a first choice.

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R
London
6 reviews
Dined on 9 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderfully French bistro that serves a brilliant steak frites

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TB
London
7 reviews
Dined on 9 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I defy anyone not to enjoy this old favourite in Jermyn Street, particularly those who enjoy some red meat!

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JS
Cambridge
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good quality food, something a bit different for a steak, fries very tasty. Both my husband & I had the prawn cocktail to start and it was full of prawns and very tasty. Good service and for central London not expensive.

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S
London
49 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Really excellent food and a prime location with friendly staff

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ND
London
2 reviews
Dined on 4 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

The ’Aged Entrecote Steak’ is perfect, as it has been for decades. Well worth a visit!

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JE
London
8 reviews
Dined on 3 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

A jolly nice affair. Great food and service.

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RW
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined on 1 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous food. We had a mix of starters from whitebait to pate and soup but we all had steaks for the main course. Plates were empty as the food was fabulous .... the only remnants were a few of the unlimited fries ;)

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OT
London
11 reviews
Dined on 30 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I took my friend here for his birthday and it did not disappoint.

We had a lovely conversation with our waiter, the food was spot on and the restaurant itself was beautiful.

I would happily recommend Rowley's to anyone and will be going back at some point soon.

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o
Italy
4 reviews
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was perfect and We particolarly appreciated the service: Christian and Tunde have been very nice and professional.

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AR
Brighton
2 reviews
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Beautiful building and decor. Polite staff. Food was good but very expensive for the amount you get. Basically you pay for the location. Menu good. Pleasant enough but not Wow!

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T
London
13 reviews
Dined on 27 June 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

We arrived to a sparsely populated restaurant and every empty table we requested, were told “oh thats been reserved by one of our regulars” Needless to say after we had finished an admittedly excellent chateaubriand 1.5 hours later, those tables were still sitting empty.

If the manager had a slightly more cheery demeanour and a willingness to engage with his customers, more people would return on a regular basis to enjoy the excellent cooking, thoughtful wines and charming table service...just a thought. There’s only so many tourists to go around.

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T
London
3 reviews
Dined on 25 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We took some guests who very much enjoyed their night out.

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w
London
1 review
Dined on 24 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It's my absolut Favorit when staying in London! Friendly staff, perfekt quality and the amazing character of the whole local!

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MP
1 review
Dined on 24 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb food, worth every penny!
Look forward to going there again.
Especially handy after concert at st James church ,200 meters away.

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JH
London
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food with service to match, just right,would recommend Rowley's to any one who wants to enjoy their night in a restaurant with great atmosphere

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MC
1 review
Dined on 19 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as always . We all enjoyed the evening and no doubt will be back again at some point

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F
London
1 review
Dined on 19 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A totally reliable and always memorable and satisfying experience.

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MW
London
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

As good as it was 20 years ago. Sublime steak and bottomless fries with lovely staff. Quiet on a Sunday night but always a treat.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Birthday and Father’s Day combined lunch celebration, had the cote de boeuf special offer which was delicious and excellent value, food was delicious as always, never disappointed at Rowley’s

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SB
1 review
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Had an excellent steak entrecôte birthday supper. We had an early supper as we’d been at the summer exhibition at the RA, hence the lower score on ambiance as it was fairly quiet during our meal. The service was excellent, we will return and would recommend.

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RM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

There's a reason that Rowley's is a classic. It knows what it does well and continues to do so. It's a place that is decidedly old-fashioned in the sense that it isn't swayed by trends and fads. That confidence and competence is what makes it a joy. The steaks are wonderful. The frites hot and crisp. The drinks are big and strong. The service is attentive but not overbearing. It's a wonderful place for the kind of lunch with friends that has a danger of rolling into the early afternoon. A gem--never change, Rowley's.

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s
Hampshire
17 reviews
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great venue, always enjoy it. Attentive service, fantastic food.

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SB
London
4 reviews
Dined on 10 June 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Excellent meal in lovely surroundings. Attentive & pleasant staff. Food was certainly on the expensive side!!

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MW
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Steak was served rather cool. And burner flame went out. Fries were not as crispy as they used to be.

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KS
London
3 reviews
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

As regular visitors to Rowley's, we are always pleasantly satisfied. And this last occasion was no exception. We were welcomed by the door, sat in our preferred table and enjoyed glasses of Prosecco. The choice of food was delicious as always and the battered cod with 'unlimited' chips exceptional.

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R
London
10 reviews
Dined on 4 June 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 3

this is a fancy restaurant that lives on post glories very disappointing expensive and nothing special - service wasn't great either shame

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AS
London
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect location for a high quality lunch in a great atmosphere, with outstanding customer service.

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N
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 3

Good and relaxed service but disappointing food , restaurant half full if that therefore not much atmosphere

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LG
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Food was fine, we ordered bread, as we had no starter course but it did not arrive until after the main course had and the salad did not arrive until half way through eating . Never ending frites we’re not apparent until we waved to ask for them. Service was slow until we asked for the bill which arrived instantly. 12.5% service charge added automatically which was unjustified as it was very poor. Too awkward to ask for it to be reduced or deducted. A shame as we have been to Rowleys before and really enjoyed it. We shall not return.

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K
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

I really enjoyed my experience here. Great food and lovely staff

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NM
1 review
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I first visited Rowley's (several times!!) when it opened in the latter 1970s and it is still as good all these years later. The Staff were very welcoming and helpful, the food was terrific (we even went back again after the Theatre, for coffee and desert(s)!!) and the whole experience was an absolute pleasure.

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RM
London
3 reviews
Dined on 24 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a great dinner and the ambience mixed with the food was very good. I will be back.

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JS
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 23 May 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

My order was incorrect even though we were the 2nd people in the restaurant. They messed up the order of an elderly couple near us who had been there many times. It simply wasn’t that special.

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DJ
London
5 reviews
Dined on 21 May 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Food v good. The atmosphere was good too. Waiters very friendly yet a little bit blunt. Softer tone recommended. Overall v happy and would go again.

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SB
1 review
Dined on 21 May 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

Used to be a lot better has gone down hill. Waiter berybgood and attentive. Food average.

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MC
London
2 reviews
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food and courteous service. Thoroughly recommended.

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