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Summary

“You can keep your Hawksmoors and Goodmans: this is the real deal for me”: so say fans of this “time-warp” Olympia steak-bistro (the 1994 original branch), whose Highgate spin-off (the newest, opened in 2015), also inspires a fair amount of (more up-and-down) feedback. All deliver a “no pretensions” formula combining a short selection of cuts supported by a well-chosen list of affordable reds.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Super steaks” from 28-day-hung Aberdeen Angus served with “good chips, green salad and really good wine that’s not expensive” is the raison d’être of this trio in Olympia (est 1994), Putney and Highgate; the last of these was new in 2015, and puts in “a huge effort on service in a tough location”. There’s the odd disappointment recorded, but fans are adamant: “for all the talk of Hawksmoor and Goodman I still prefer Popeseye, so to hell with the new boys!”

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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“Unerringly succulent steaks” plus “quality, affordable red wines” is a “straightforward” formula that’s sustained these “cosy”, if basic local bistros since way before the current steakhouse craze; the Olympia original has always eclipsed its Putney spin-off, but feedback is good on the new Highgate branch.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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“So the room is tired and I ended up smelling of the frying fat”, but even so reporters (generally) applaud these “good-value” west London bistros, where “superlative steak and chips” is the only menu option.

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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Popeseye Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Popeseye Restaurant in W14, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Popeseye restaurant.
Gwynneth F
If you enjoy steak cooked to perfection and...
Reviewed 6 months, 25 days ago

"If you enjoy steak cooked to perfection and beautifully served then do try Popes Eye. For locals it is a well supported restaurant and something of a hidden treasure. Inevitably the menu is limited but that is not the point as you go to this little gem specifically to have beef as it was served of yore."

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Opening hours

dinner 6.30 pm - 10.30 pm
Last orders: 10.30 pm

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