Hawksmoor Air Street

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5a Air Street, London, W1J 0AD
Latest critic review: February 19, 2013


Hawksmoor Air Street

This is the fourth restaurant from the steakhouse boys, but this time it also has a strong focus on fish which will be cooked on a charcoal grill and is being overseen by fish maestro Mitch Tonks. It's a big old room too, seating up to 235.

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Critic reviews - total score 9 out of 10

Critics' score: 5
Zoe Williams Telegraph
Reviewed on February 19, 2013
"I partly blame myself, I partly blame the descriptions on the menu, but I do very slightly believe the kitchen isn't thinking hard enough about what people want to eat, what they want next to it, and how to make a steak really memorable, rather than a chore." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 10 Stephen Farmer View London
Reviewed on November 22, 2012
" For those that thought diversification might be to Hawksmoor's detriment, Air Street offers a resounding response. This, simply, is a brilliant restaurant." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 8 Joe Warwick Metro
Reviewed by November 22, 2012
"A taut, perfectly seasoned, charcoal-grilled fillet of monkfish is a successful exercise in simplicity. The porterhouse is as good as that previously sampled at other branches; a fine cut of beef, its char perfectly judged." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 7.5 Julian Harris City AM
Reviewed on November 20, 2012
"Hawksmoor excels at the basics, a point hammered home by the fact that our meal included a side of spinach so brilliant that we are still talking about it a week after the meal. There is no denying that Hawksmoor’s mantra – “buy the best meat possible and don’t mess it up” – has successfully been transferred to the world of seafood." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 9 Jay Rayner Observer Estimated score
Reviewed on November 18, 2012
"The result is everything you would want it to be and quite a bit more. There are queenie scallops, lightly battered and deep fried and served with a coarse tartar sauce. This is pimped finger food: the £8 serving is generous, but I could still have devastated another bowl full." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 10 Guy Dimond Time Out
Reviewed on November 05, 2012
"...we've never had such good turbot: grilled over charcoal and served on the bone, it was succulent and tasted of both the sea and flame. Brixham crab on toast was another good choice, although the carefully pared flesh was all clinically white; some people prefer the tastier brown meat." READ REVIEW

 

Restaurant details

Address: 5a Air Street, London, W1J 0AD

Telephone number: 020 7406 3980

Nearest station: Piccadilly Circus

Opening times: Monday – Friday: 12:00 – 3:00pm, 5:00pm – 11:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12:00 – 11:00pm

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