Steak & Lobster Bloomsbury

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At Steak & Lobster, we aspire to be the very best in what we do; delivering the finest steak and freshest lobster to your plate. We believe simplicity is key and let the food speak for itself. With lobster caught from the Canadian seas and steak from County Antrim in Northern Ireland, we understand the importance of provenance and quality.
Down-to-earth, rustic and humble, we bring you a range of complementary bites, salads and desserts, in addition to our popular signature dishes.
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4.1based on all time ratings
4.2
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4.0
service
3.9
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4.0
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82% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipsw10
London
203 reviews
Dined on 27 June 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience2

average would be the best you can say about this branch, cold feel to the room little / no atmosphere service functional food OK other branches much more fun

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Elliot
1 review
Dined on 23 June 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Went there for my birthday with a few friends. We all loved our food and the service was great

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Food was good but the waiter seemed distracted, had to ask two different people for the same thing

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Harrison1
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Amazing!! Best steak i’ve had in a very long time, me and my boyfriend will be back!!

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LanreA
London
2 reviews
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Classy food, good price. Good sized food portions.

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HerbertH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Food was decent however, you will not receive a hand wash bowl or wet napkins for the lobster, the tables are very small, waiting time is high and the french fries were from a frozen bag.

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jessicah
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 9 June 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Nice restaurant, decent food and service. No complaints but probably won't return in a hurry.

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Dimi
London
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really nice venue, clean and quiet. The food was great as well, worth every penny.

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MonicaV
London
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Very satisfied, i have been there many times
Service, food and anbiance is good
When the place gets filled, its gets noisy

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Smithie
London
7 reviews
Dined on 19 May 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great experience. My boyfriend really enjoyed his birthday. Will definitely be back.

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VanceC
Charlotte
10 reviews
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food and service were excellent. I had the T-bone steak, medium rare, cooked just right. The side salad and unlimited fries were quite good as well. My wife loved her lobster, salad and fries. We also got drinks -- a wine and a gin & tonic and a postmeal coffee -- and the bill came to 89 pounds. Really not a bad deal considering the quality and quantity of the food. Our server was very nice, attentive and efficient. There is a nice hotel lounge right next door for drinks beforehand, and the restaurant is located very near a tube station. I definitely highly recommend this place.

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LucyH
1 review
Dined on 16 May 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience2

The service was great and food was delicious but the main restaurant was being used for a private group so the atmosphere wasn’t the best.

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DeborahC
1 review
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall2food1service3ambience2

Lobster was tiny no meat in it terrible quality if you going to serve a lobster at least get a proper sized one

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AmandaW
London
1 review
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food great service would definitely go back and recommend

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LowanG
London
2 reviews
Dined on 10 May 2019
Overall3food4service5ambience1

I love going there but everytime it either too close to the door were it's cold or the seats are too close to the other tables.

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 9 May 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I bring my boyfriend for dinner and he really love it. Definitely returning again soon.

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MadeleineW
London
1 review
Dined on 5 May 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Lobster was really fab but salads very poor. Pay more attention to veggie options: a bowl of spinach with four slices of apple and a few walnuts is not acceptable as a main course.

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AliH
London
1 review
Dined on 4 May 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience1

Had high expectations but was left underwhelmed by the average quality of the food. My steak was not succulent & tender enough. The paucity of my lobster portion left me yearning for more. Strangely enough the best part of my dinner was the eat as much as you like lemon salad!! Will sadly not be returning in a rush.

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AlexandreC
London
1 review
Dined on 4 May 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The dessert « Cheesecake Caramel » not light.. I think the dessert must be light after a tasty meal. And not choice of dessert, not dessert with fruits. That’s a shame...

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BM777
London
1 review
Dined on 4 May 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The lobster, fries, cheese bites and service were amazing... but sent the Steak back twice and it was still awfull, took it home and gave it to the cat who wasn't impressed either. But everything else was delicous

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LesleyG
1 review
Dined on 3 May 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We spotted this place en route to Covent Garden from our hotel and went there as an easy choice for the evening after a full day. Didn’t try the lobster, but can 100% recommend the fillet steak - perfectly cooked for each of us. Service superb - best I’ve experienced in many a restaurant. Unpretentious, unobtrusive, yet attentive. And very busy. If you get James as your waiter, lucky you. He knows his stuff!

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 28 April 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Flat Iron Steak was amazing

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RobertaB
London
1 review
Dined on 27 April 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Aragosta super.... Tutyo perfetto... Da consigliare

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Niall
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 22 April 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent and had a varied menu that would suit a lot of people. The unlimited fries and salad was a nice addition to a reasonably priced menu. The atmosphere was great and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Would definitely dine here again!

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10oftwelve
1 review
Dined on 19 April 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

I had the lobster and my son had steak. He enjoyed the steak a lot. My lobster was a little dry and next time I will have it steamed. I had to wait a little while for my lemon garlic sauce but overall the food was good.
When we sat we were offered water which turned out to be bottle at just shy of a fiver but there was fresh tap water availble as I saw it bought to other tables. There is a discretionary 12.5% added to the bill.
The restaurant was busy and therefore quite loud, next time i will come at a less crowded time of day.

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Alex
London
14 reviews
Dined on 18 April 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Delicious. Quite busy so service wasn’t great

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Tbird
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 18 April 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

We enjoyed our meal but the lobster was a little chewy - should have asked for steamed instead of grilled - and the ribeye steak was quite fatty and sinewy but tasty and cooked well. Could not fault the service and the ambience of the restaurant.

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LaurenG
London
1 review
Dined on 18 April 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Comfortable, friendly, stylish but not overly stylised, excellent value for fairly simple food done very well. The Children's menu especially is outstanding value as are the free flowing fries and salad (which is delicious). Highly recommended as a pre-theatre dinner, or any time at all really!

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MiguelCardoso
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 14 April 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was fantastic, amazing food and service.
Helena did a excellent job and made a good experience.
very quiet restaurant.

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SamanthaP
London
10 reviews
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall4food3service3ambience4

They were quiet late replenishing salad and chips - we practically finished our food - when they finally brought more out.

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Yeye
London
3 reviews
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brilliant food, great service and a wonderful ambience! I can’t fault this restaurant one bit. And the food is great value for money.

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DaviM
1 review
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall2food4service1ambience3

Yes if the service was a bit better. Long wait to be asked if we would like food or a drink. Missing onion rings off of the order for 2 at the table Had read and coffees after the meal and had to ask for milk 5 times! By which time the teas and coffees were cold. Also had workmen doing something to the floor 3-4 meters from our table and staff moving tables and chairs around at the time. So whilst the food was very good the whole experience was ruined by poor table service and a lack of consideration for those eating by works taking place at the time of our meal

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Kaylee
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall2food1service3ambience1

Found this to be one of the worst restaurant experiences I have had. Given the price - the steak was clearly fatty cheap cuts of meat. My partner ended up leaving most of hers and the lobster roll was a joke. Hardly any Pieces of lobster in there and covered in mayo. considering its pricing the value for meal was disappointing and to be frank quite cheeky. This meal was celebratory for a new job and we ending up leaving dissapointed. The seating was also poor with people constantly squeezing walking past the back of my partners chair. Would never eat here again and wish we had chosen somewhere else to celebrate.

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DanielP
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time went to steak and robster with my girl.
It was fanstastic, staff are very friendly atmosphere is amazing. Looking forward to go back and have steak and lovster again.

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MelanieS
London
1 review
Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good location, reasonably priced. Service was good and quick. Ideal for pre-theatre meals.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 3 April 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The dining experience was incredible. The service was spot on and recommendations were perfectly suited for us. And the food was absolutely amazing. The crispy flat smoked beef tacos were heavenly and the steak in the surf n turf literally melted in your mouth. I highly recommend this restaurant for date nights or special occasions. I will definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always enjoy eating here, thank you for the Mother’s Day complementary Prosecco.

Steak & Lobster Bloomsbury
Responded on 1 April 2019

Thank you very much for your nice review. Looking forward to see you again soon Regards, Alberto

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NarinderL
1 review
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall1food1service2ambience2

It's difficult to review this restaurant properly because we didn't actually get to eat here! My husband and I were in town for the weekend and, because we don't know London that well, my daughter booked Steak & Lobster for us. We were going to see a musical, so she booked a table for 10.30pm (after the show). We arrived at the restaurant at around 10.20pm, were seated at our table and given menus. When the wait staff came over to take our drinks order, they told us that the kitchen closed at 10.30pm so we had to order straight away. We hadn't even had time to look at the starters or mains. I asked them why they had a table available at 10.30pm if they stopped serving food then. The wait staff were really nice, but it was very frustrating. We ended up walking around London, trying to find somewhere else to eat. This wouldn't have been a problem had we known our way around, it wasn't so late and we weren't completely starving. My top tip would be don't offer tables when you can't actually serve food! Such a shame as the reviews were good and we were looking forward to eating here.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 24 March 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience3

Disappointed with our table service, who in their right mind will pay £5per person knowing there's 12 of us to cut our own birthday cake. Really????
I've never heard so much bs after spending £400 a mediocre meal.

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Senny
London
1 review
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Lovely restaurant, great food and service would definately recommend.

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Steak & Lobster Bloomsbury is rated 4.1 stars by 2050 OpenTable diners.