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Opened in autumn 2023, this 'dream pub' off Piccadilly Circus in Soho combines the talents of ex-Guinea Grill landlord Oisin Rogers and Flat Iron founder Charlie Carroll. There's a classic bar downstairs and an ambitious dining room upstairs knocking out cuts of dry-aged Scottish beef on a wood-fired grill.

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Summary

Fooderati favourite, Oisín Rogers – previously of The Guinea Grill – and Flat Iron founder Charlie Carroll created their dream pub in the heart of the West End at this refurbished boozer, just north of Piccadilly Circus (opposite Brasserie Zédel). Opened in Autumn 2023, it’s no surprise given their joint heritage that prime steak – dry aged and butchered on the premises – is intrinsic to the formula. But so, too, is just dropping in for a pint.

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17 Denman Street, London, W1D 7HW

The Devonshire Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Devonshire Restaurant in W1D, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Devonshire restaurant.
Colin C
Foot was very good and the service was exce...
Reviewed 25 days ago

"Foot was very good and the service was excellent"

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Martin B
Another very fine meal at the Devonshire. ...
Reviewed 26 days ago

"Another very fine meal at the Devonshire. Plain (this in a good way!) food cooked exceptionally well. Staff all lovely to a fault. "

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Ros H
A really lovely place - the setting of a Di...
Reviewed 3 months, 5 days ago

"A really lovely place - the setting of a Dickensian dining room with first class food and wine presented with energy and enthusiasm. "

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Clifford B
Downstairs - a bustling pub with excellent ...
Reviewed 3 months, 17 days ago

"Downstairs - a bustling pub with excellent beer at a price higher than most of the country. Upstairs, more a set of pub ‘dining rooms’ than a restaurant. It’s noisy, efficiently run and the cooking is sound. More ‘old time favourites’ than ‘cutting-edge cuisine and the better for that. Less instagram and more ‘get it down you’ it has little to be criticised. However, when there are empty tables all over the place and a single diner wanting a single seat is turned away then you have to question the hype …. Enjoyable, yes. As hyped? Not really."

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Phil B
Bustling pub and grill restaurant. Some dis...
Reviewed 3 months, 21 days ago

"Bustling pub and grill restaurant. Some dishes great, some fairly average."

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David W
Why the hype? It’s a mediocre gastropub -...
Reviewed 4 months, 9 days ago

"Why the hype? It’s a mediocre gastropub - both food and service."

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Ian C
Not too sure what all the fuss is about. Go...
Reviewed 5 months, 20 days ago

"Not too sure what all the fuss is about. Good? Certainly. Exceptional? No"

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Martin B
Fire + carefully sourced ingredients + craf...
Reviewed 6 months, 29 days ago

"Fire + carefully sourced ingredients + craft = fantastic results. Steak, lobster, scallops, crab, soufflé all brilliantly executed. Menu filled with other dishes that will tempt me straight back. Room slight awkward but full of laughter and happy punters. Service brilliant from start to finish. What a cracking place!!"

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What the Newspaper Critics are saying

The Daily Telegraph

“The meat is exceptional, the wood-fired oven the largest such weapon I have ever seen, the decor classic and unobtrusive, the service skilled and smart and old-school,” he said, struggling to come up with something new to say. Then he had a brainwave: “even the loos are traditional, furnished with Thomas Crapper porcelain.”

William Sitwell - 2024-03-10

Tim Hayward rated the launch of this pub and dining room just off Piccadilly Circus as “the biggest opening since the pandemic” (take that, Arlington!), and added his name to the long list of critical thumbs-ups, pronouncing it “actually a very good pub”.

Tim Hayward - 0000-00-00
17 Denman Street, London, W1D 7HW
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑5:30 pm

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