Walkers of Whitehall

3.6
23 reviews
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  • Good for Birthdays
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Business Meals
Westminster’s newest all day eatery provides a vibrant and fresh social hub, which blends the old and new seamlessly. Walkers of Whitehall retains its character by integrating the original vaulted basement ceilings from its former life as a bank marrying them into a modern offering of elegant banquette seating, open theatre-style kitchen and impressive lighting & decor.
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3.8
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N
London
11 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 3

3 of us had a Main Course before going to the theatre directly opposite - perfect location.
At 6.30pm, the pub (separated from the restaurant) was heaving but the restaurant was empty - just us.
Chatty and helpful waiter.
Food very tasty but the portion sizes seemed odd. Beef & Mushroom Pie: big, lots of other stuff, too. Smoked Salmon Fishcake: just a small fishcake on a few bits of spinach underneath with a poached egg and sauce on top. Therefore, the 2 of us with the fishcakes felt short-changed.
The 1 glass of red wine was corked but the waiter sorted that out efficiently and knocked something off the bill. Perfect.
I'd probably go again though.

OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 1 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Great lunch

BB
Central Coast
2 reviews
Dined on 27 May 2019
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 1

The reason for this poor review is that we arrived on time for our 6:15 pre theater reservation but the door was locked. We saw a server working at the bar and tapped on the window but she ignored us. The entrance is not on the street but down the alley-hard to find but clearly labeled “entrance” on the threshold and clearly locked so we went next door.

OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This lunch was booked quick as my friend and I was looking for a vegetarian venue and this place seemed very good.
The food didnt dissappiont service very good as well as the staff would recommend this place to friends

m
London
1 review
Dined on 8 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My friend and I booked a pre-theatre supper which we both enjoyed with a glass of Prosecco and finishing up with an excellent Irish coffee. We liked the ambiance and the music and after the theatre we came back for a quick drink before heading home. We ended up staying till closing time. The manager remembered us and was especially charming, making us feel quite special and we felt that if we lived or worked near Whitehall, it would become our local. We will be looking for an excuse to go back there again soon.

P
London
50 reviews
Dined on 28 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We went super early so not many people but the food and wine were lovely

MR
Dallas
11 reviews
Dined on 21 November 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Restaurant was very cold. Everything else was average.

LG
London
111 reviews
Dined on 17 September 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 2

Needed somewhere for pre-theatre. all ok, just not startling in any way. Fair pub grub. Good service. very quiet.

s
Seattle
16 reviews
Dined on 8 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Food was good. Service was prompt. Staff was kind.

GA
1 review
Dined on 25 May 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 2

It was basically just a normal London pub with basic bar food. When I booked it through Top Table with a name like Walkers of Whitehall we expected more of a restaurant which it certainly isn’t.

R
London
47 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

I had a Caesar salad and to be honest it didn’t taste great. Chicken was over cooked (dry) and salad itself was tasteless...

CD
Essex
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Very handy for Trafalgar studios. Good pub grub type menu

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

It was a great start to our New Year Eve celebration.

R
London
3 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2017
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 3

Food was nice and service was pleasant but we were tucked away in a separate area and thus ignored all evening. We had to get up several times in order to attract attention and items were missed off orders. It took 30 minutes for our wine to arrive, long after our starters and only after I asked for it. Disappointing.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 3 June 2017
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 4

Nice quiet pub and restaurant in a mews set back from busy Trafalgar Square. Perfect for our group of friends having pre-theatre lunch before the Trafalgar Studios nearby. Food was only average though, small portions and overpriced. Still worth it though for the peace and quiet compared to alternatives in the area. Staff attentive and pleasant.

OT
Cambridge
1 review
Dined on 29 April 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Birthday celebration

MB
London
129 reviews
Dined on 27 April 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Decided to go prior to the theatre. The starters were small and flavourless and the burger unexciting.

c
London
94 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

At Walkers ... great dive for drinks after work or meetin friends pre evening out. Very limited menu i.e. One veggie, one fish and 2 meat mains.

TS
London
12 reviews
Dined on 25 February 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

I booked this restaurant after reading the reviews thought it was a bit of a 'foodie' restaurant.
we arrived early but were accommodated at a small table between 2 family parties, almost in a corridor. The Saturday lunch menu was very limited and the 2 of us decided on the same and were disappointed that they had run out, must admit we did then struggle to choose a replacement. the food was well cooked and enjoyable but this is not a foodie restaurant. staff pleasant. it would have been better to have been seated in the main areas but on the restaurants side we were half an hour early. they did have a good selection of draught ales and as I do like a good 'bitter' was a definite +.
From our experience here this is a good casual restaurant in the heart of London, if you want anything a bit special then somewhere else would be better.

l
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Lovely place hidden away in a central location. Perfect for pre dinner for the Trafalgar Studios.
Lovely food and service. I would definitely eat here again.

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 January 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Very good. Not too busy as it is set back from Whitehall, but much much better than most nearby offerings, which are very touristy. The only real criticism is that the banquette tables downstairs were very tight.

OT
Bristol
1 review
Dined on 10 December 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really good service and really good food in a great location. Staff were really friendly especially the waitress who served us. We had a great time.

e
London
9 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2016
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

Food was not as good as the high price. Service was very slow. But the place is very nice, especially for the touristy area.