Soho, Fitztrovia, Covent Garden

Hawksmoor Seven Dials

Hawksmoor Seven Dials

Located in the old Watney-Combe brewery, complete with original vaulted brick ceiling, the new Hawskmoor restaurant looks as though it's been down this narrow Covent Garden street forever. There's also a private dining room for up to 14 people and a bar where you can pop in for 'a casual burger and beer'.

Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 2 AA Gill Sunday Times
Reviewed on June 26, 2011
"The meat had the texture of fat-slag thigh. The mechanics of eating felt like something you should do in a gym." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 8 John Lanchester Guardian Estimated score
Reviewed on December 11, 2010
"...if you love steak and live within striking distance of Covent Garden, the quality of your life just went up." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 8 Tracey MacLeod In
Reviewed on November 27, 2010
"Hawksmoor's steaks are often called the best in London, and Charlie's sirloin, a hefty, bone-in slab, lived up to that billing. The Josper charcoal grill gives a deep, smoky char, but inside the flesh is rosily pink and full of flavour." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 6
David Sexton Evening Standard
Reviewed on November 25, 2010
"The problem with steaks, though, is that after the first blast, there’s just more of the same, until you’re sated. It’s animal appetite it serves, not gastronomy. But for that, Hawksmoor sure hits the spot." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 8 Marina O'Loughlin Metro
Reviewed on November 11, 2010
"The dry-aged Longhorn steaks, via super-butcher Ginger Pig’s Yorkshire farm, are the bomb. Huge, thick, breathing smoky fumes from their punishment on the charcoal grill, they manage the remarkable feat of being perfectly black outside and evenly pink within." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 8 Anon City AM Estimated score
Reviewed by November 09, 2010
"The steak was a glorious hunk of drippingly pink, charcoaly flesh – with none of that obnoxious chewiness that comes from poorly integrated fat and bad cuts. I’m not sure I’ve tasted anything better – even in the US." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 8 Kang Leung London Eater Estimated score
Reviewed on November 05, 2010
"The message I want to convey is to not have steak at Hawksmoor. Its good, but it’s not great, for the same money... Instead, I urge you to go for everything else on the menu." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 10 Guy Dimond Time Out
Reviewed on November 04, 2010
"Stonkingly huge bill apart, we couldn't find fault with the new Hawksmoor." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 10 Stephen Farmer View London
Reviewed on November 03, 2010
"Anyone who’s been to the Spitalfields venue will know what to expect from the kitchen, but the setting, atmosphere and location make this one even better." READ REVIEW

 
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Restaurant details

Address: 11 Langley St, London WC2H 9JG

Telephone number: 020 7856 2154

Cuisine: Steakhouse

Nearest station: Covent Garden

Nearest Station: Covent Garden

  • Private Hire available
  • Bar area

 

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