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About SMOKESTAK

SMOKESTAK | london barbecue

35 Sclater St
London, E1 6LB
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Barbecue

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 21:30

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
£26 to £40

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
020 3873 1733

Website:
http://smokestak.co.uk/

Public Transport:
2 minute walk from Shoreditch High Street station.
12 minute walk from Liverpool Street station.

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Wine

SMOKESTAK Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.4

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (266)
Casual (227)
Fun (199)
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Good for a Date (181)
Comfort Food (172)
Creative Cuisine (157)
Hot Spot (148)
Authentic (133)
Good for Birthdays (114)
Neighbourhood Gem (109)
Group Bookings (104)
Bar Seating (102)
Special Occasions (101)
Lunch (100)
Vibrant Bar Scene (97)
Handcrafted Cocktails (84)
Late-night Find (83)
Great Beer (81)
Cosy (74)
Outdoor Eating (62)
Worth the Drive (59)
Tapas (58)
Quick Bite (55)
Good for Anniversaries (51)
Romance (48)
People Watching (45)
Sunday Lunch (38)
Business Meals (36)
Tasting Menu (34)
Paleo Friendly (32)
Local Ingredients (27)
Good Vegetarian Options (27)
Gluten Free Options (25)
Brunch (23)
Pre/post Theatre (22)
Healthy (15)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Spicy (12)
Notable Wine List (11)
Seasonal (11)
Child Friendly (8)
Happy Hour (8)
Outstanding Value (6)
Organic (5)
Scenic View (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Vegan (4)
Live Sports (2)
Live Music (1)
Waterfront (1)
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·Dined 4 days ago

A great place to drink and graze. Perfect portion size, cooked to perfection by a militant team. Service is also brilliant. Probably one of my favourite places to take people in London at the moment.

Tags: Fun, Notable Wine List
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·Dined 6 days ago

Best meat I've ever tasted. But veggie dishes are also stunning!
It's quite busy and you better book a table. Service is very helpful and friendly.
Even though has an open kitchen, there's a quite good smoke etxractors.
Very loud, so maybe not the most cozy/quiet, but the quality of the food it's totally worth it.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Authentic, Casual, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Healthy, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Gluten Free Options, Neighborhood Gem, Tapas, Late-night Find, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, People Watching
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 (London)·Dined 6 days ago

As always the team at smokestak delivered. Friends from Australia absolutely loved it and wish there was something as good down under. Keep up the great work guys. We will be back soon

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Comfort Food
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 (London)·Dined 7 days ago

After a long awful day was great to had dinner here. Service was amazing, attentive and friendly and the food was heaven in your mouth. Can’t wait to come back!

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·Dined on 10 February 2018

Don’t need to go into detail - was epic!!! Every single starter was banging, then ribs for mains 👌👌👌.
Sticky toffee finished it all off! A real treat. Will be going back again and again. Thanks

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·Dined on 10 February 2018

Best barbecue this side of the Atlantic. Brisket and Pastrami to die for.

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Gluten Free Options, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Paleo Friendly, Fun, Organic
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·Dined on 9 February 2018

Amazing food, great ambience and the service was excellent

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·Dined on 9 February 2018

Was great, my wee brother loved it, the food was spectacular as always, staff friendly and chatty, the aubergine in particular was the best I’ve ever had, melted right on the toungue.

Tags: Late-night Find, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Casual, Business Meals
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·Dined on 7 February 2018

Meaty goodness

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 (London)·Dined on 6 February 2018

Amazing!! 5 stars all round! Can't wait to return there with more friends!

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·Dined on 3 February 2018

Amazing food. Amazing staff. We had the best dinner there. I am glad meatopia introduced me to Smokestak and I will be definitely returning.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Fun, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Tapas, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on 3 February 2018

This is definitely a must do for any foodies/ hipsters. The food was great. Awesome decor. Would probably be even better in summer when there is outdoor seating. Best thing on the menu is probably the beef cheek starter. You will want to do 3 courses. Best to have two people and share everything. The best of the deserts that we had was the toffee and icecream desert. Overall it is a great experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Casual, Good for Groups
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·Dined on 3 February 2018

Amazing food with great variety of ingredients and lots of vegetarian and meat options. The staff were very friendly too!

Tags: Cozy, Late-night Find, Casual, Tapas, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (London)·Dined on 2 February 2018

Had a great time here with a group of friends on a Friday night. Great atmosphere and amazing food... and very good value for money!

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·Dined on 1 February 2018

Our first visit of smokestack was great, above expectations. The place is really nice and authentic. We’ve been served by short waitress with cute smile, which seem very knowledgeable and made our visit even better. Definitely coming back.

Tags: Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Seasonal, Business Meals, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 31 January 2018

We always get an amazing meal here!

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 (London)·Dined on 31 January 2018

Fabulous place! Highly recommend, one of the best in shoreditch

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Fun, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (London)·Dined on 28 January 2018

Awesome as usual. Food always outstanding and the atmosphere always on point!!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Fun, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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·Dined on 28 January 2018

Amazing food in a cosy, very relaxing and gorgeous atmosphere. Friendly staff and good music.

Tags: Authentic, Great Beer, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Healthy
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 (London)·Dined on 28 January 2018

If a meat/BBQ lover, this is the place for you. Everything we tried was delicious and am planning next time to try the rest.

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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 (London)·Dined on 26 January 2018

My fourth trip to Smokestak and it never lets you down! Never had a bad item from the menu, and never had a friend who wasn't impressed. Top marks.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Tapas, Paleo Friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 22 January 2018

The food was incredible - most of the dishes are small plates intended to share so we tried a variety of what was on offer. Highlights were the ox-cheek and pastrami, the 30 day aged beef ribs nearly brought a tear to my boyfriend's eye they were so good. Highly recommend!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Paleo Friendly, Casual, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Authentic, Special Occasion, Fun, Tapas, Fit for Foodies
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 (London)·Dined on 22 January 2018

Amazing all round

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·Dined on 21 January 2018

Always a great overall experience. I dine here often and am always introducing new friends to the place....
They’re never disappointed!
Smokey, charred goodness, great selection of meat and fish and also the vegetarian sides paired with craft ales and great wine

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer, Good for Groups, Fun, Authentic, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive
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 (London)·Dined on 20 January 2018

Been there several times, always fantastic food and great atmosphere.
The meat dishes are the stars, particularly the ribs, but salads and vegetable dishes are also excellent. Highly recommended.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Spicy, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Fun, Casual, Good for a Date
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·Dined on 20 January 2018

The food was superb and you could die for the drink “Rubarb Sour”.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Tapas, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (London)·Dined on 19 January 2018

Been 5 times now, and always had a great experience..
Delicious food and fun staff.

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·Dined on 18 January 2018

Amazing food especially the brisket, and sticky toffee pudding!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Authentic
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 (London)·Dined on 16 January 2018

Fantastic! Loved this place, great atmosphere, great service and perfect food. If you're a real foodie and love your meat, this is the place. Favourites were Ox-cheek and Brisket bun (we had to order more!) Can't wait to go back.

Tags: Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Great for Lunch, Authentic
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 16 January 2018

Different, cool, interesting venue that lives up to all of the other reviews online. We tried several different dishes and recommend this in a food sharing environment, great for a couple or a group of friends. Primarily a meat-heavy menu exactly as advertised and I wouldn't recommend going there with a strict vegetarian (though it seems possible to eat vegetarian only, the options would be very limited). You must try the brisket (either as a main or in a bun in a starter portion). We should add that the cocktails were very interesting and different/fun, and good wine list to match the dishes.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Hot Spot, Paleo Friendly
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 (London)·Dined on 13 January 2018

Wow! I haven’t been that impressed with restaurants recently but this restaurant is just... Delicious!!!!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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·Dined on 12 January 2018

Absolutely loved smokestak! The food was incredible, old fashions amazing and the atmosphere is great! It’s a very hip and trendy spot that’s for sure and any foodies dream!

We sat at the bar top overlooking the kitchen which was also really cool! Would highly recommend this place!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Tapas, Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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·Dined on 10 January 2018

As usual the service, food and drinks were great! David Carter and Jhonnie have really carved out an amazing piece of hospitality, with a friendly and knowledgable team who are ready to assist and food that really takes pit smoked BBQ to the next level!

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 (London)·Dined on 8 January 2018

Just add a coffee/tea option and it will be a perfect place

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Healthy, Romantic, Paleo Friendly, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups
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 (London)·Dined on 6 January 2018

Smokestak is the most incredible barbecue restaurant I have ever been, thanks to their highly qualified staff, and perfectly prepared meals. I have already been there dozen times, and I will probably keep going on regular basis

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Great Beer, Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Casual, Paleo Friendly
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·Dined on 6 January 2018

Great food and a funky atmosphere. Interesting flavours in the food which worked really well. Apart from having to ask the waitress a few times to check what the fish of the day was, the service was excellent....from the moment we arrived to when we left.

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vip
 (London)·Dined on 6 January 2018

As always a great experience. Food is simply fantastic as is the vibe in the restaurant. Would highly recommend for meat and fish lovers who want that BBQ taste with a decent beer to compliment. Oh and the Sticky Toffee pudding is insane!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on 6 January 2018

My friend and I actually did a bit of a tour of London’s BBQ restaurants on Saturday and Smokestak was by far the most impressive, authentic and memorable. The food is absolutely outstanding and you can really feel that the owner and staff take great pride in what they do.

10/10 from me and I will most certainly be returning - as much as I can!

Dan C

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Late-night Find, Quick Bite, Casual, Kid-friendly, Authentic
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·Dined on 5 January 2018

Unbelievable as always . Stumbled on this gem 3 months ago, and have already been 4 times. Food always incredible, as is service. If you want a delicious BBQ, SMOKESTAK is the best in London. Great value too.

Tags: Casual, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Fun
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·Dined on 3 January 2018

Excellent food and superb food and excellent service

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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