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Smollensky's - The Strand image
Smollensky's - The Strand image
Smollensky's - The Strand image
Smollensky's - The Strand image

2 for 1 at Smollensky's - The Strand

Delivering delicious American inspired flavours, Smollensky’s on the Strand is a long standing West End favourite. The cosmopolitan dining room features a split level space hosting both a full cocktail bar on one side and a large restaurant space on the other, capable of seating 250 guests.

Serving a refined selection of dishes, there is something on the menu for all to enjoy. Although mostly known for its hearty steaks and burgers, Smollensky’s also boasts its tasty lighter bar bites and carefully crafted signature dishes. The bar serves a stellar selection of drinks, including expertly created cocktails, mocktails and a wide range of fine wines.

A wealth of American classics are available for the main course, such as delectable hot dogs and bountiful burgers, yet the star selections come either from the grill or the house special sections of the menu. Particularly noteworthy dishes include the succulent 8oz fillet steak, available as a tantalising surf n’ turf option, the refreshing Smollensky’s House Salad, a delightful ensemble of baby spinach, toasted seeds and chickpeas drizzled with an avocado oil, and the rich blackened salmon fillet, partnered with a homemade salsa and sweet potato wedges.

Smollensky’s is a family-friendly restaurant with children allowed in the venue until 9pm. Located just a few minutes’ walk from Covent Garden, Charing Cross and Temple tube stations, Smollensky’s is easily accessible and has something for everyone!

Important Information

Please note: the tastecard discount is available on the a la carte only. This offer is available for 4 diners using 2 tastecards. The tastecard discount is not available on Fridays and Saturdays.

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Smollensky's - The Strand
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Vanessa said "Was pretty OK for a midweek meal
I already wrote a review and it wasn't saved, so here we go again.....

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Vanessa said "Nice Place
We got there on a Wed night so it was quiet but staff were really friendly and had no issues at..."
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THOMAS said "food was exellent
Went here knowing reviews were good but the food was awesome staff were good"
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Jayson said "A great spot!
Great place, great food and loads of room and not crowded during weekdays. Friendly staff, nice..."
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Jane said
" We have been for lunch a month ago. a bit quiet so we weren't sure if to stay or not. The..."
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J said
" Nice place! Great atmosphere! Decent-ish food. Time it right and get 241 on cocktails from 6.30..."
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PL said
" Very friendly service. Lovely food"
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" Great food, service & atmosphere.
Leah & Vladimira 5* service. Thanks.
Thank..."
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" Great place, fantastic burgers, great service and lovely atmosphere. Shame the banoffee pie was..."
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Ruth said "Great steak
This is a burger and steak restaurant so not too much choice. We both had the ribeye and it was..."
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KH said "Pleasant Surprise
We went to this restaurant as a family for lunch. The staff were polite and attentive but not at..."
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" Recommended"
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Jacqui said "Great Place To Eat
Really good service and atmospheric. Delicious food. Will definitely be back."
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MARTIN said "Alwys a good place to go
Plenty of seating, happy hour which lasts 3 hours from 6:30pm and a very good choice of food. We..."
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RICHARD said
" Nice place .... too many kids when we were there though."
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Mike said
" Great food"
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Thommo said "Great Burgers
Lovely food. Good
Portions. Excellent friendly service"
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PL said
" Very good..."
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Nath147 said "Nice Steak!
Took about 15 minutes to catch a waiter to get seated for our booking, staff seemed to be..."
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radiorobby said "Aready Planning My Next Visit
Great food tonight and friendly staff. Everything taken care of really. Looking forward to..."
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Andy said
" Great good attentive service who sped up our food as we were going to the theatre. Would highly..."
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Charlie said
" Cheap ingredients (the par-baked baguette and catering bucket coleslaw were particular low..."
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Rhian said
" Lovely food and great service."
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elisabeth said "Good food
Food was great so was the service. Prices are a little expensive but it was not a bad experience."
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NICOLA said "Smollenskys
Food was lovely. Service was good you have to pre book. Taste card easy to use and you get 50%..."
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RP said "AVOID!!
Having been to the Smollensky's in Oxford, I was hoping for a nice meal with a friend but..."
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"This was our first visit and we were impressed. We had an early booking at 5 15 pm..."
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"Went on Bank Holiday Monday 31/05. Pleasant and helpful staff with good service. Scallops..."
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"Great steaks although we were less enthusiastic about some of the other mains.   Desserts..."
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"Fantastic food. Waiters all great with a pleasent attitude. can't wait for my next visit...."
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  • Vanessa said: "Was pretty OK for a midweek meal
    I already wrote a review and it wasn't saved, so here we go again.....

    Place was nice, it was quiet, but you expect that on a midweek night to be fair. Unfortunately, the food was average, but staff were extremely friendly, accommodating and service was on point.
    If you are a foodie, then you might want to research a bit more the area as I am sure that there may be better places to go where value for money is higher - this is not a reflection on the staff, I must make that clear, they were great. But I feel that if you have more plate than food, this is an issue and unfortunately, this happens a lot in places that have extremely high rents to factor into prices.
    Having said that, I did use a tastecard, so I didn't pay full price (I wouldn't pay full price for it anyway) and my dining partner said he would definitely bring his wife back there, so can't have been all bad!

    3 stars from me "
    Posted 14 days ago...
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  • Vanessa said: "Nice Place
    We got there on a Wed night so it was quiet but staff were really friendly and had no issues at all using the card. Food was good but there really wasn't a lot for the amount you pay, I like to see more food than plate you know? Having said that, the flavour was there and my relative said he would bring his wife back to eat there and she is picky about food so can't be all bad! "
    Posted 15 days ago...
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  • THOMAS said: "food was exellent
    Went here knowing reviews were good but the food was awesome staff were good "
    Posted 1 month, 22 days ago...
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  • Jayson said: "A great spot!
    Great place, great food and loads of room and not crowded during weekdays. Friendly staff, nice atmosphere. They calculate tip on the discounted meal, but I feel they deserve a bit more for such great service. "
    Posted 4 months, 27 days ago...
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  • Jane said:
    " We have been for lunch a month ago. a bit quiet so we weren't sure if to stay or not. The lovely Romanian lady manager, convinced us to stay and she actually served us. My husband had fillet steak cooked to perfection and I went for a for the fully loaded burger witch was really tasty and juicy . The cocktails we had convinced us to move at the bar where Marco told us a great story about the Cosmopolitan and Old Fashioned cocktails history.
    Such a lovely afternoon plus 2 for 1.We definitely go back. "
    Posted 5 months, 9 days ago...
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  • J said:
    " Nice place! Great atmosphere! Decent-ish food. Time it right and get 241 on cocktails from 6.30 to 9.30! Double saving! Perfect to start the night!! "
    Posted 6 months, 7 days ago...
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  • PL said:
    " Very friendly service. Lovely food "
    Posted 6 months, 17 days ago...
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  • " Great food, service & atmosphere.
    Leah & Vladimira 5* service. Thanks.
    Thank you Marco. "
    Posted 6 months, 20 days ago...
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  • " Great place, fantastic burgers, great service and lovely atmosphere. Shame the banoffee pie was not better! Free bottle of prosecco was very kind!! Would definitely go back, thank you "
    Posted 8 months, 8 days ago...
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  • Ruth said: "Great steak
    This is a burger and steak restaurant so not too much choice. We both had the ribeye and it was cooked to perfection and was a great steak. Would definitely go again for the steak especially with the taste card it was excellent value. "
    Posted 9 months, 15 days ago...
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  • KH said: "Pleasant Surprise
    We went to this restaurant as a family for lunch. The staff were polite and attentive but not at all obtrusive. They really seemed to work as a team. Food-wise, the burgers were outstanding. They are advertised as homemade and certainly tasted that way; no frozen processed rubbish here! The chips were also rather magnificent. The only negative is that is was a bit chilly inside.That wouldn't put me off though. I would happily return. "
    Posted 9 months, 19 days ago...
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  • " Recommended "
    Posted 1 year, 23 days ago...
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  • Jacqui said: "Great Place To Eat
    Really good service and atmospheric. Delicious food. Will definitely be back. "
    Posted 1 year, 27 days ago...
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  • MARTIN said: "Alwys a good place to go
    Plenty of seating, happy hour which lasts 3 hours from 6:30pm and a very good choice of food. We have been to this restaurant a number of times for pre and post theatre meals and just whenever we are around the Strand. Lots of tables and plenty of space. Bit of a let down on service. Quite a few Christmas staff just started and not very organised yet. A number had a minimal grasp of English which was a problem. We though had a fabulous Portuguese waiter who really looked after us. He appeared to be doing 50% of the work for the whole restaurant so a big pat on the back for him. Certainly worth knowing where this is. "
    Posted 1 year, 1 month, 4 days ago...
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  • RICHARD said:
    " Nice place .... too many kids when we were there though. "
    Posted 1 year, 1 month, 8 days ago...
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  • Mike said:
    " Great food "
    Posted 1 year, 5 months, 24 days ago...
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  • Thommo said: "Great Burgers
    Lovely food. Good
    Portions. Excellent friendly service "
    Posted 1 year, 6 months, 19 days ago...
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  • PL said:
    " Very good... "
    Posted 1 year, 7 months, 23 days ago...
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  • Nath147 said: "Nice Steak!
    Took about 15 minutes to catch a waiter to get seated for our booking, staff seemed to be constantly rushing even though they didn't seem to be doing much. The drinks were pretty good and between 5pm and 8pm the happy hour 241 cocktails were more than welcomed. The steak was really nice, a lovely cut cooked to perfection simply delicious, the frozen chips though let the meal down. The desserts were brill you could tell they had been made by the kitchen and not the tat bought in. Overall it was a good port of call and I would recommend going with a taste card and before 8pm to make the most of the offer "
    Posted 1 year, 10 months, 24 days ago...
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  • radiorobby said: "Aready Planning My Next Visit
    Great food tonight and friendly staff. Everything taken care of really. Looking forward to sharing this discovery with friends. "
    Posted 2 years, 1 month, 12 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Andy said:
    " Great good attentive service who sped up our food as we were going to the theatre. Would highly recommend. "
    Posted 2 years, 4 months, 8 days ago...
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  • Charlie said:
    " Cheap ingredients (the par-baked baguette and catering bucket coleslaw were particular low points), almost alcohol-free cocktails and aggressive waiters. I've not been to prison, but it's fair to say that the food would probably be a lot better and the atmosphere less hostile. I'd rather go hungry. "
    Posted 2 years, 4 months, 18 days ago...
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  • Rhian said:
    " Lovely food and great service. "
    Posted 2 years, 4 months, 26 days ago...
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  • elisabeth said: "Good food
    Food was great so was the service. Prices are a little expensive but it was not a bad experience. "
    Posted 2 years, 8 months, 27 days ago...
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  • NICOLA said: "Smollenskys
    Food was lovely. Service was good you have to pre book. Taste card easy to use and you get 50% off food bill from main menu for 2 people. "
    Posted 2 years, 10 months, 9 days ago...
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  • RP said: "AVOID!!
    Having been to the Smollensky's in Oxford, I was hoping for a nice meal with a friend but the experience in the Strand branch was a disaster from start to finish. Firstly, I was left waiting at the bottom of the stairs by the entrance for over 5 minutes before anyone even bothered to approach me, let alone show me to a table. Then they had no record of my reservation. As there were plenty of spaces though (I now realise why) I was given a table, and about ten minutes later managed to order a drink. When it came to ordering food, I ordered a rump steak, cooked medium, with a house salad to be topped with balsamic vinegar rather than a dressing. When the food arrived, the steak was not rump (it was very fatty) and was well done. There was no vinegar on the salad. I complained and they offered to cook another one, but as I wanted to eat with my friend (rather than after he had finished) I decided to keep the steak, even though it was borderline inedible.

    About five minutes after we finished eating the drink I had ordered at the time the food arrived finally materialised (after some prompting).

    The toilets were disgusting - they stank before I even opened the door, there was no toilet paper in my cubicle and most of them looked like they hadn't been cleaned in the recent past.

    When the food bill came we hadn't been charged for the steak, but in any event we wouldn't have been because of the tastecard deal.

    The whole evening was a complete disaster and I would strongly advise against anyone visiting this restaurant. "
    Posted 3 years, 11 months, 6 days ago...
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  • "This was our first visit and we were impressed. We had an early booking at 5 15 pm (pre-theatre).  We enjoyed the Happy Hour cocktails followed by a three course meal from the a la carte menu. The food was great. I especially loved the Blueberry Cake. The service was excellent - speedy and efficient.  Our waiter was cheerful and friendly at all times despite rushing around attending to many other tables (by 6 pm the place was virtually full).  We will definitely return! Dyann "
    Posted 6 years, 3 months, 16 days ago...
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  • "Went on Bank Holiday Monday 31/05. Pleasant and helpful staff with good service. Scallops cooked to perfection and very tasty and fillet steak cooked to perfection too - mum said it was amongst the best she had ever tasted. Lucky enough to arrive for happy hour and had 2 delicious cocktails for ony £4.00 each.  Will definitely be paying them a visit again soon. Yvonne Riley "
    Posted 6 years, 5 months, 29 days ago...
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  • "Great steaks although we were less enthusiastic about some of the other mains.   Desserts were pretty good, its a shame there is no Apple Pie but the Blueberry Cake, Peanut Butter Cheesecake and Chocolate Mouse were all enjoyed. Matthew Dolan   "
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  • "Fantastic food. Waiters all great with a pleasent attitude. can't wait for my next visit. Jason Dickinson. "
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  • Vanessa said: "Was pretty OK for a midweek meal
    I already wrote a review and it wasn't saved, so here we go again.....

    Place was nice, it was quiet, but you expect that on a midweek night to be fair. Unfortunately, the food was average, but staff were extremely friendly, accommodating and service was on point.
    If you are a foodie, then you might want to research a bit more the area as I am sure that there may be better places to go where value for money is higher - this is not a reflection on the staff, I must make that clear, they were great. But I feel that if you have more plate than food, this is an issue and unfortunately, this happens a lot in places that have extremely high rents to factor into prices.
    Having said that, I did use a tastecard, so I didn't pay full price (I wouldn't pay full price for it anyway) and my dining partner said he would definitely bring his wife back there, so can't have been all bad!

    3 stars from me "
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  • Vanessa said: "Nice Place
    We got there on a Wed night so it was quiet but staff were really friendly and had no issues at all using the card. Food was good but there really wasn't a lot for the amount you pay, I like to see more food than plate you know? Having said that, the flavour was there and my relative said he would bring his wife back to eat there and she is picky about food so can't be all bad! "
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  • THOMAS said: "food was exellent
    Went here knowing reviews were good but the food was awesome staff were good "
    Posted 1 month, 22 days ago...
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  • Jayson said: "A great spot!
    Great place, great food and loads of room and not crowded during weekdays. Friendly staff, nice atmosphere. They calculate tip on the discounted meal, but I feel they deserve a bit more for such great service. "
    Posted 4 months, 27 days ago...
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  • Jane said:
    " We have been for lunch a month ago. a bit quiet so we weren't sure if to stay or not. The lovely Romanian lady manager, convinced us to stay and she actually served us. My husband had fillet steak cooked to perfection and I went for a for the fully loaded burger witch was really tasty and juicy . The cocktails we had convinced us to move at the bar where Marco told us a great story about the Cosmopolitan and Old Fashioned cocktails history.
    Such a lovely afternoon plus 2 for 1.We definitely go back. "
    Posted 5 months, 9 days ago...
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  • J said:
    " Nice place! Great atmosphere! Decent-ish food. Time it right and get 241 on cocktails from 6.30 to 9.30! Double saving! Perfect to start the night!! "
    Posted 6 months, 7 days ago...
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  • PL said:
    " Very friendly service. Lovely food "
    Posted 6 months, 17 days ago...
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  • " Great food, service & atmosphere.
    Leah & Vladimira 5* service. Thanks.
    Thank you Marco. "
    Posted 6 months, 20 days ago...
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  • " Great place, fantastic burgers, great service and lovely atmosphere. Shame the banoffee pie was not better! Free bottle of prosecco was very kind!! Would definitely go back, thank you "
    Posted 8 months, 8 days ago...
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  • Ruth said: "Great steak
    This is a burger and steak restaurant so not too much choice. We both had the ribeye and it was cooked to perfection and was a great steak. Would definitely go again for the steak especially with the taste card it was excellent value. "
    Posted 9 months, 15 days ago...
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  • KH said: "Pleasant Surprise
    We went to this restaurant as a family for lunch. The staff were polite and attentive but not at all obtrusive. They really seemed to work as a team. Food-wise, the burgers were outstanding. They are advertised as homemade and certainly tasted that way; no frozen processed rubbish here! The chips were also rather magnificent. The only negative is that is was a bit chilly inside.That wouldn't put me off though. I would happily return. "
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  • " Recommended "
    Posted 1 year, 23 days ago...
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  • Jacqui said: "Great Place To Eat
    Really good service and atmospheric. Delicious food. Will definitely be back. "
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  • MARTIN said: "Alwys a good place to go
    Plenty of seating, happy hour which lasts 3 hours from 6:30pm and a very good choice of food. We have been to this restaurant a number of times for pre and post theatre meals and just whenever we are around the Strand. Lots of tables and plenty of space. Bit of a let down on service. Quite a few Christmas staff just started and not very organised yet. A number had a minimal grasp of English which was a problem. We though had a fabulous Portuguese waiter who really looked after us. He appeared to be doing 50% of the work for the whole restaurant so a big pat on the back for him. Certainly worth knowing where this is. "
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  • RICHARD said:
    " Nice place .... too many kids when we were there though. "
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  • Mike said:
    " Great food "
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  • Thommo said: "Great Burgers
    Lovely food. Good
    Portions. Excellent friendly service "
    Posted 1 year, 6 months, 19 days ago...
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  • PL said:
    " Very good... "
    Posted 1 year, 7 months, 23 days ago...
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  • Nath147 said: "Nice Steak!
    Took about 15 minutes to catch a waiter to get seated for our booking, staff seemed to be constantly rushing even though they didn't seem to be doing much. The drinks were pretty good and between 5pm and 8pm the happy hour 241 cocktails were more than welcomed. The steak was really nice, a lovely cut cooked to perfection simply delicious, the frozen chips though let the meal down. The desserts were brill you could tell they had been made by the kitchen and not the tat bought in. Overall it was a good port of call and I would recommend going with a taste card and before 8pm to make the most of the offer "
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  • radiorobby said: "Aready Planning My Next Visit
    Great food tonight and friendly staff. Everything taken care of really. Looking forward to sharing this discovery with friends. "
    Posted 2 years, 1 month, 12 days ago...
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  • Andy said:
    " Great good attentive service who sped up our food as we were going to the theatre. Would highly recommend. "
    Posted 2 years, 4 months, 8 days ago...
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  • Charlie said:
    " Cheap ingredients (the par-baked baguette and catering bucket coleslaw were particular low points), almost alcohol-free cocktails and aggressive waiters. I've not been to prison, but it's fair to say that the food would probably be a lot better and the atmosphere less hostile. I'd rather go hungry. "
    Posted 2 years, 4 months, 18 days ago...
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  • Rhian said:
    " Lovely food and great service. "
    Posted 2 years, 4 months, 26 days ago...
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  • elisabeth said: "Good food
    Food was great so was the service. Prices are a little expensive but it was not a bad experience. "
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  • NICOLA said: "Smollenskys
    Food was lovely. Service was good you have to pre book. Taste card easy to use and you get 50% off food bill from main menu for 2 people. "
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  • RP said: "AVOID!!
    Having been to the Smollensky's in Oxford, I was hoping for a nice meal with a friend but the experience in the Strand branch was a disaster from start to finish. Firstly, I was left waiting at the bottom of the stairs by the entrance for over 5 minutes before anyone even bothered to approach me, let alone show me to a table. Then they had no record of my reservation. As there were plenty of spaces though (I now realise why) I was given a table, and about ten minutes later managed to order a drink. When it came to ordering food, I ordered a rump steak, cooked medium, with a house salad to be topped with balsamic vinegar rather than a dressing. When the food arrived, the steak was not rump (it was very fatty) and was well done. There was no vinegar on the salad. I complained and they offered to cook another one, but as I wanted to eat with my friend (rather than after he had finished) I decided to keep the steak, even though it was borderline inedible.

    About five minutes after we finished eating the drink I had ordered at the time the food arrived finally materialised (after some prompting).

    The toilets were disgusting - they stank before I even opened the door, there was no toilet paper in my cubicle and most of them looked like they hadn't been cleaned in the recent past.

    When the food bill came we hadn't been charged for the steak, but in any event we wouldn't have been because of the tastecard deal.

    The whole evening was a complete disaster and I would strongly advise against anyone visiting this restaurant. "
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  • "This was our first visit and we were impressed. We had an early booking at 5 15 pm (pre-theatre).  We enjoyed the Happy Hour cocktails followed by a three course meal from the a la carte menu. The food was great. I especially loved the Blueberry Cake. The service was excellent - speedy and efficient.  Our waiter was cheerful and friendly at all times despite rushing around attending to many other tables (by 6 pm the place was virtually full).  We will definitely return! Dyann "
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  • "Went on Bank Holiday Monday 31/05. Pleasant and helpful staff with good service. Scallops cooked to perfection and very tasty and fillet steak cooked to perfection too - mum said it was amongst the best she had ever tasted. Lucky enough to arrive for happy hour and had 2 delicious cocktails for ony £4.00 each.  Will definitely be paying them a visit again soon. Yvonne Riley "
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  • "Great steaks although we were less enthusiastic about some of the other mains.   Desserts were pretty good, its a shame there is no Apple Pie but the Blueberry Cake, Peanut Butter Cheesecake and Chocolate Mouse were all enjoyed. Matthew Dolan   "
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  • "Fantastic food. Waiters all great with a pleasent attitude. can't wait for my next visit. Jason Dickinson. "
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