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About Simpson's In The Strand
Simpson's is one of the few London restaurants offering only the finest quality British ingredients cooked to perfection in classic British style. The restaurant's speciality is Scottish beef on the bone that has been aged for 28 days for maximum flavour. The beef is carved at guests' tables from antique silver-domed trolleys, which is a practice that began over 150 years ago and for which Simpson's is world-renowned. Other Simpson’s signature dishes include classics such as potted shrimps, roast saddle of lamb and steak and kidney pie.
Guests can also enjoy classic cocktails in Knight’s Bar, an art deco cocktail lounge located on the first floor. It is the perfect place to enjoy either a pre-dinner cocktail or after-dinner aperitif.
London, WC2R 0EW
Hours of Operation:
12pm - 11pm Monday to Sunday
£41 and over
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
020 7420 2111
Full Bar, Wheelchair Access
Simpson's In The Strand Ratings and Reviews
Went for Sunday lunch with our daughter and her partner - we’ve had several lunch visits and we weren’t disappointed this time either.
Some of the decor has changed and certainly the waiters were somewhat younger than before but all was at it should be.
Price has gone up a bit but I suppose it’s hard to find somewhere which hasn’t increased its prices.
I booked a table for a pre-theatre meal for my niece's birthday. She arrived with her boyfriend at 5.00pm for cocktails served in the bar upstairs, and we were shortly led to our table in the grand dining room. For he next 2 hours we tucked into sumptuous food and excellent wine served by by a wonderful friendly waitress who put everyone at their ease. Dining at Simpsons In The Strand is a treat, and as soon as you have experienced it once you know you will return again and again. Superb.
Simpsons went through an awful phase and it is good to see it back to it's old self. The Major-Domo set the standard with charm and humour and the staff were attentive and helpful. The Beef was was back to it's very best. Very reassuring to see old standards of service and quality of ingredients and cooking returned to this carnivores Mecca. I thought the wine list was a bit naughty and overpriced, and I hope that this does not mean that the restaurant is going down the Rules route and turning into a tourist trap and pricing the locals out.
My friend and I went to Simpsons for a belated birthday celebratory meal. The staff were excellent and fully attentive from the point of arrival and the dining room is a fine example of the craftsmanship we associate with olden Times. We both had the beef, when in Rome and all that. I had the sticky toffee pudding and it was scrumptious
wow wow wow what a great restaurant its great to find place like this keep going since 1878 there are so many chain like places today with the same food this place is unique.. We had the beef cavery amazing.. The staff were the most frendly i have ever seen what great team you have.... see you all soon
Our second visit to this wonderful restaurant and, again, it did not disappoint. The roast beef, carved off the bone at your table, was probably the best we've ever eaten. Although the restaurant was busy, it feels intimate and the service, although impeccible and timely, never seemed rushed. Would definitely recommend Simpsons to friends and family.
In London for a couple of days and fancied a relaxing meal of high quality - a friend had recommended Simpson’s so decided to try it. Both my husband and I loved it. He had the roast, I tried the fish pie. We were both well pleased. The champagne is good, the choice of gins exceptional and the puddings were yum. Definitely somewhere to take the family next time we visit.
We dined at Simpsons recently while on vacation in London. I made the reservation in advance through Open Table. We enjoyed the experience thoroughly, from the excellent service our waitperson provided to consulting with the Sommelier about wines to pair with our meals. We had the roast beef and it was outstanding. And the singer/pianist was excellent, all adding to our experience. Yes, it’s pricey, but for us it was well worth it!
The food is fantastic, the best we've ever eaten. I can definately recommend the beef from the carving table and the beef wellington. Nina our host was brilliant, very helpful and a lovely lady. We couldn't fault our day, yes its on the pricey side but well worth it, especially for a special occassion. This is our second visit and we will be back. Thank you to Nina and the team at Simpsons, you made our evening very special.
We had an early dinner but still had time for a quite drink in the upstairs bar area, which added for a touch of glamour to our weekday meal.
The food, wine and service was excellent. The Butternut squash mulligatawny which my partner had as a starter was sublime (I tasted).
The staff were attentive but not intrusive.
We went to Simpsons for my Dad's birthday after sometime away. The food remained as we remembered it and the beef and lamb carvery at the table was delicious and good value. Desert was also great and interesting. Starters we're slightly out of keeping with the rest of the menu we felt and were very small although tasty.
The highlight however was the service from our waiter Roy (?). He really made our evening and after hearing it was a special occasion went above and beyond to make it a memorable, funny and delightful evening. My father was beaming at the end of it. I am sure we will be back.
My husband and I joined friends for lunch. We did not know what to expect. We were all very pleased and impressed with everything. Staff were friendly and most courteous also extremely professional.
Food was of a high standard. Looked good tasted better. Only one hiccup a side dish was forgotten, staff most apologetic once it was made known.
All in all would reccomend Simpsons for that special occasion, I couldnt justify cost for a regular visit.
This is my wife's favourite place to eat. The carving trolley never disappoints. On this occassion my wife had the beef, which she said was even better than last time and I had the lamb. The portions are very generous but we still had room for a starter and dessert. My starter of the fish cake was very tasty and my wife had the smoked salmon, another of her favourites. The Simpsons trifle was delicious as was my wife's sorbet.
The only slight disappointment involved the treacle sponge and custard that no longer appears on the menu, this was always a favourite.
The staff are very pleasant and the refurbishment has been a success.
All in all a great lunch.
Fantastic venue for our mothers special birthday.
Friendly staff, it was nice to have a lovely quiet conversation without having to shout.
Back ground music was a pianist playing lovely quiet tunes.
Our mum absolutely loved being pampered and loved her lamb roast.
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