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Summary

The “stunning interiors”, “great cocktails” and “wonderful central location” have made this smart American outfit, in a gorgeous and grand Covent Garden townhouse, a key destination for more than 25 years. Diners are divided over the quality of the food, although the “excellent sirloin steak” is recommended. Another plus: “it’s never too busy at lunchtime, so good for business”.

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

Summary

“Discreet, classy, American (so 1/3rd like Trump)” – this stalwart 25-year-old occupies a huge and particularly beautiful Covent Garden townhouse. The food on the surf ’n’ turf-dominated menu has always divided views – to fans “fabulous”, to foes “average” and “overpriced”. Top Tips – good brunch and downstairs bar.

£78
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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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The “exceptional, spacious and stylish” interior is the special draw of this “wonderful” Covent Garden townhouse, where “very good but very expensive steaks” are the best feature of its American menu. Other attractions? – a good downstairs bar; and “a fabulous brunch, with a great array of choices”.

£77
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

A “beautiful” interior is the only surefire plus-point of this well-established, grand American restaurant in a spacious Covent Garden townhouse; “they seem to be trying hard”, and it’s a favourite for a number of reporters, but standards are inconsistent and its surf ’n’ turf cuisine can appear “dull and overpriced”.

£72
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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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Christopher’s Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Christopher’s Restaurant in WC2, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Christopher’s restaurant.
Geoff B
Not up to the usual Christopher's standard....
Reviewed 5 months, 17 days ago

"Not up to the usual Christopher's standard. Went for dinner post theatre and both our steaks had to be sent back as they completely overcooked. Replacement steaks were very good."

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Louise D
It’s a lovely building, they do great coc...
Reviewed 9 months, 11 days ago

"It’s a lovely building, they do great cocktails and (grand)parents like it. Nothing very new about what they do but they do it well"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Pretheatre £22.50 £26.50
SundayLunch £25.00 £29.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£15.00 £30.00 £5.00 £9.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £29.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
18 Wellington St, London, WC2E 7DD
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Opening hours

Lunch: Midday – 3pm (Monday – Friday) Dinner: 5pm – 11.30pm (10.30pm on Sunday) Pre & Post Theatre: 5pm – 6.15pm & 10pm – 11.30pm

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