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temper Soho

4.3
1234 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Barbecue
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temper is a unique BBQ and open fire pit restaurant with a huge New World wine list and cocktail bar. We cook everything in front of your eyes using only wood and charcoal in huge 4.5m long fire pit in the middle of the room.

We only use the best produce available and source our meat from local farms and butcher it all ourselves in house.

We serve this alongside cornish fish and seafood on corn tortillas and flat breads we made in house.

Each week we have ‘Sunday sharing specials’ for the table, alongside our individual roasts. Have a look at our menus here or keep up to date with our social media for details each week.

We have 180 seats which you can book but we always reserve room for walk-ins.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Barbecue, Meat, Steak
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Hours of Operation
Monday: 4pm till 10.30pm
Tuesday, Wednesday: 12pm till 10.30pm
Thursday to Saturday: 12pm till 11pm
Sunday: 12pm till 9pm
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Phone number
020 3879 3834
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Neil Rankin
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Public Transit
7 minutes walk from Oxford Circus, Piccadilly Circus or Tottenham Court Road Underground Station's
Additional
Banquet, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Private Room, Wine
What 1234 People Are Saying
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4.4
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4.2
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4.4
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3.9
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 2 days ago

Really good food, I am not much of a meat eater but I gave in that night. The Nduja tacos and grilled goat were my favorite, the potatoes are really good too. I think we pretty much ordered most items on the menu. The desserts are excellent.
On the down side: it was SUPER hot, lack of air and air conditioning. Food was on the salty side also, not sure if it was just that night but it was a bit much for me.

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4.0Dined 3 days ago

Food was fabulous. Great to see the open planned kitchen. Service was ok, but didn't bring the popcorn asked for and didn't come back to offer more drinks. Did get a free beer for father's day which I thought was a nice touch.

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1.0Dined 3 days ago

Food was appalling, service really bad......such a shame was expecting far better

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Excellent dishes and some interesting wines to choose from by the glass. Being a basement, this is more of a winter kind of place than a summer one. Even so, I enjoyed it.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Amazing, I took my Dad for a pre-theatre meal and we absolutely loved it. Food was outstanding and the service was friendly and knowledgeable. Can’t wait to go back and stay a bit longer!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Great open fire cooking, staff where on point and very knowledgeable. Can recommend highly enough.

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2.0Dined on 13 June 2018

With such great reviews I was sure this would be a good venue for a friend’s birthday lunch. Unfortunately, the place was a bit grim (it’s in a basement, which while tastefully decorated is still a basement), owing to the lighting, the smell from the smoker in the middle of the room, and just an alarming amount of flies, one of which we found at the bottom of a cocktail we’d ordered. Aside from that, the food was just “ok” at its best, and the veggie options were very disappointing. The vegan chilaquiles were tinned beans and corn in a sauce on top of tortilla chips, and the “tofu asada” was cold, uncooked tofu in a sauce on top of a tostada. The service was very friendly, and they took the drink with the fly in it off our bill, but all in all the service was quite slow, the meal taking over 3 hours for two people. Very disappointed and I won’t be back.

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3.0Dined on 10 June 2018

Food was ok, good value, but some of the meat was a bit sad. Felt like it was the last of the meat on a Sunday night, a bit bland and dry

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3.0Dined on 10 June 2018

I was very disappointed with the food... ordered the smoke grilled beef and received a very small portion of beef that had more fat than beef and it was quite chewy... My friends dishes were not great either...

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2.0Dined on 10 June 2018

VERY POOR CUSTOMER SERVICE. WAITRESS WAS UNABLE TO HELP WITH RECOMMENDATIONS. RESTAURANT WAS NOT BUSY YET NO ONE CHECKED IN ON US TO SEE IF OUR FOOD WAS OKAY OR IF WE NEEDED ANYTHING. PAID FOR A PRE FIXED SUNDAY SUPPER TO JOIN OUR VERY EXPENSIVE STEAKS AND SEVERAL ITEMS WERE LEFT OFF OF OUR ORDER, AND NOT OFFERED TO US UNTIK WE WERE FINISHED EATING AND READY TO LEAVE.

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2.0Dined on 10 June 2018

Disappointing food. Warmed up Roast that was tasteless and lukewarm. Not great.

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5.0Dined on 10 June 2018

Great Sunday lunch, great puddings and great cocktails - will be back!

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5.0Dined on 9 June 2018

We booked for lunch and were celebrating a hen do.
There was 8 of us so we sat at a normal table but I think if there was only a couple of you, it would be fun to sit up on the table surrounding, where the food is cooked.
The staff were brilliant at explaining the menu and advising how much we would need to order for a big group. They also made the most amazing cocktails! The service was very efficient and everything was done with a smile.
As for the food it was just amazing. We had a number of sharing plates so we tried lots and there wasn’t a single complaint amongst us. For me, I loved the aged cheeseburger and the red beef curry. The smoked dishes were also right up there.
Will definitely be returning!

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5.0Dined on 8 June 2018

I have literally just arrived home and couldn’t wait to write this review. THIS PLACE IS HEAVEN. Not a single fault in anything. I’ve just booked to come back again in a few weeks. Loveliest staff, INCREDIBLE food, such a fun atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on 6 June 2018

Great food, attentive and friendly service. Feels special yet unpretentious. Sat at the bar which was great

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5.0Dined on 6 June 2018

Lives up to the hype with great sounding and then equally great tasting food. Buzzy atmosphere but not so bad you can’t talk...get a booth...and our waitress was just lovely

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3.0Dined on 5 June 2018

Food amazing - love this place - I'm a regular patron.
However the experience was let down by the waitress who didn't give us the best experience; she was barely audible in the loud restaurant, gave no help or advice on the menu (which when part of the experience is to be talked through the menu) is a let down, she missed off a dish with our initial order, never topped up the water or the wine - and even complained about having to work.

As said food and wine amazing. ignore lack lustre waitress

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3.0Dined on 4 June 2018

First visit and came highly recommended
Great room, very buzzy atmosphere, service was exceptional, wine list excellent, some of the food was amazing some of the meat a little overcooked. They were really busy for a Monday night and perhaps were struggling to cope a little as everyone in the kitchen seemed a little stretched. The crab and the mullet cerviche were really really good, the aged cheeseburger was pretty burnt and not tasty, the goat was overcooked and dry but the lamb was awesome, the potatoes amazing and the Argentine sausage was great too!

All in all a mixed bag really, it was a really good meal and the restaurant itself was super cool just thought the food was a bit hit and miss sadly

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5.0Dined on 2 June 2018

Food was excellent, service was quick as well. The smoked goat is simply delicious and having a bit from every part of the menu is a must!

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5.0Dined on 2 June 2018

We had a splendid time! As one of the chosen three restaurants for our London visits, we were not disappointed. While a bit loud, the music was fantastic (80s British pop mainly). A slight mishap with the food was smootly sorted and we felt the staff did everything they could to make our evening enjoyable. It was fun to have a view into the kitchen. Smells were amazing.

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5.0Dined on 1 June 2018

Amazing food and good value for money. The only issue was just how loud the place was. We are a young couple but still struggled to hear each other across a small table for two. Acoustics need work.

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4.0Dined on 30 May 2018

Great experience, small plates and sharing-style dinner. Good variety of meats and also fish on the menu. All very tasty and would definitely recommend

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5.0Dined on 30 May 2018

Excellent meal with good atmosphere and great service

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5.0Dined on 27 May 2018

I had a lovely time here with some friends. The service by Jermima was amazing and all of the staff were friendly and attentive. The drinks were lovely and the cheeseburger tacos to die for! I also loved the cheesy potatoes served with the roast dinner. I will be returning!

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5.0Dined on 25 May 2018

What an amazing restaurant, food and cocktails were absolutely fantastic. Cool place to be with a good vibe all evening, very busy but the staff had everything in control and were very attentive! Special thank you to David for choosing our dishes which were all perfect and for being so attentive - you made our evening perfect! Definitely will be returning soon.

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5.0Dined on 25 May 2018

Excellent restaurant - highly recommend. I'd heard loads of great things about this place (particularly the cheeseburger taco) and wasn't disappointed. The food was excellent, drinks really great, staff very friendly and efficient and the atmosphere inside very fun and cool. We sat at the counter which was great because we got to watch the chefs at work. Will definitely be going back.

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5.0Dined on 25 May 2018

I booked at the last minute and we got immaculate and very friendly service.

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5.0Dined on 24 May 2018

Excellent accommodation of lactose intolerance. Music a teensy bit loud but that’s personal preference. Overall an absolute delight and I am obsessed with the smoked goat.

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5.0Dined on 19 May 2018

Absolutely wonderful evening!!! I will definitely go back with friends!!!

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4.0Dined on 19 May 2018

We were sat by the fire when arrived which should not be seats as far too hot. After asking for change we got a bit further away from the fire. Music is nice but was getting louder and louder which we didn’t like. But most importantly the food is outstanding, the waiters are nice, service is good. I can recommend it wholeheartedly.

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2.0Dined on 19 May 2018

Tacos and tostadas lacked flavour, and the meats (on flatbreads) were indistinguishable char grilled lumps. The flatbreads and tortillas were surprisingly flavourless - as if made by homepride. The meal was almost salvaged by the excellent puddings - though that is not the reason to eat here. Service was friendly and informal - until the staff were served a meal (I guess at a shift changeover) - then the customers were completely ignored for 20 minutes and I had to get up from the table and ask for the bill – Informality is fine but lack of professionalism is not. At £150 for 2 (including service) there are so many better places to eat meat in London.

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5.0Dined on 18 May 2018

Excellent again

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4.0Dined on 17 May 2018

We sat at the bar, which was great to see, but it did get very hot!
The food was great and good for sharing, recommend the mullet ceviche and the smoking goat tacos!
The service was a bit slow when trying to order drinks, it was quite busy so maybe understaffed.
All in all a great place.

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5.0Dined on 17 May 2018

A great experience exciting range of dishes with terrific flavours and very good staff we really enjoyed it 👍👍

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5.0Dined on 13 May 2018

IT WAS AWESOME

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3.0Dined on 12 May 2018

Service was ok. Waiters a bit confused. The dessert that keeps be returning to this place, as it was my favorite dessert in London, was not good this time. It’s the deep dish brigadeiro cookie

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5.0Dined on 12 May 2018

A really great place on all fronts, Food, atmosphere, people!

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5.0Dined on 12 May 2018

Great food and great service. Recommend sitting at the bar so you can watch all of the food being prepared and cooked! Definitely worth a try

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5.0Dined on 11 May 2018

The service was outstanding and the food was absolutely incredible. It was really good value for money and I will definitely be back!

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4.0Dined on 10 May 2018

Great food in a nice atmosphere

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