Blacklock

4.7
1587 reviews
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Steak
Blacklock is a modern version of the Great British chophouse. Set in an old brothel, we take the best meat in the country from the award winning farmer and butcher Philip Warren in Cornwall. We cook chops simply over our real charcoal grill with a little help from vintage Blacklock irons and serve it all up alongside cocktails for a fiver and wine on tap in our atmospheric subterranean chop mecca. On Sundays we serve a Sunday Roast almost as good as Mum's.

Bookings:
Monday - Friday
Bookings for lunch and pre-theatre from 12-3pm & 5-6pm
Bookings for 6+ from 6pm

Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Bookings for lunch and pre-theatre from 12-6pm
Bookings for 6+ from 6pm

Sunday: 12:00 - 17:30
Bookings all day for any number
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AL
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Sunday roast platter had three amazing examples of good roast pork, lamb and aged beef. The Yorkshire pudding will not disappoint with the most amazing marrow gravy.

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OT
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

What can I said? The food is so damn good and delicious! The service was TOP class.

Please make sure you do the reservation for their Sunday roast!

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SD
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

You have to go! It is the most amazing place - will be back for sure!!

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BL
London
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Highly recommended to us, and lived up to expectations, the best Sunday roast we have had in London.
Perfect sized individual portions, amazing sides to complement the main dish. Gravy was faultless.
Very attentive staff too considering how busy and noisy it was.

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CL
London
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Super informed and helpful staff. Beautifully cooked meat. Excellent value coctails!

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OT
London
29 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Despite being incredibly late they were so welcoming and the service is faultless!

MUST get the cheesecake dessert

For what it is it’s overpriced but honestly is delicious and I will 100% be coming many times more!

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G
London
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brilliant service, great food and wine. What more can you ask for? Love Blacklock

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PC
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

GREAT NIGHT OUT - 10/10
LUCKILY ENOUGH TO HAVE A ROUND TABLE WHICH ADDED TO THE EXPERIENCE
GREAT SERVICE, GREAT VALUE

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PR
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great venue, great food. Staff were incredibly cheerful and upbeat - and this was a busy Friday night. Can't recommend enough. I'll be back.

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NW
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic service, fantastic food, relaxed ambience, good prices. Can’t ask for more!

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CB
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Upon arrival I was greeted and informed the waiter that one of our company would not be attending upon hearing this the guy whisked is off to a small table for two practically adjoining the next table
I asked the waiter would he like me to sit on the ladies knee next to me I think he had heard similar comments before as he instantly replied I should buy her a drink first !!!
Conversations to both my left and right tables could be easily heard I think at a price of over £150 for two people a couple of tables could be removed to make more space to be honest the local Angus steak house has a more private seating set up. Other than that I found the food to be good but because of the ambience slightly overpriced and rushed this took away the anticipated enjoyment of the evening obviously a popular place but I wonder how many repeat customers are put off by the service station seating arrangements

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AC
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food that was accompanied by great service

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NW
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was amazing and clearly explained by the staff. Their knowledge of the menu and products they had to offer was extremely helpful and detailed. The atmosphere was warm, inviting and busy. I’ll definitely be back and I’ll definitely recommend Blacklock to many of my friends.

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S
London
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing place , food and the stuff was really nice!

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MJ
Kent
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

would like to have a drink at the bar before food. Also food could have been warmer. Very nice though.preciously

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HC
London
2 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nearly 2 months on waiting list... but worth the wait. :-)
Lovely 2 person sharing roast platter. Gorgeous beef, huge Yorkshires, deliriously good gravy.
And an amazing Bloody Mary.

Plus, much better value than the Hawksmoor and super attentive staff.

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BH
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We went to Blacklock for the Sunday roast and we were blown away. Overflowing plates and delicious food.

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RN
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We are so coming back to this place! The food was fabulous and the staff were so friendly!

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SS
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for my hubby's birthday. Warm welcome on being met & member of staff asked wished my hubby a happy birthday (mentioned on booking form). Staff member who served us explained the menu as we had not eaten here before. We decided to have the "All In" with the roasted sweet potatoes & baby gems with anchovy dripping as sides. The food arrived promptly and was absolutely delicious. The staff member was attentive but not constantly at our table as we've had at other establishments. The atmosphere was lively but you could hear yourself talking. We will definitely be back again!!!

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KG
London
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lots of choice on the menu which was explained very carefully by the staff. Gluten free options were plentiful and we had plenty of food, leaving full and satisfied.

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AC
London
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

If you like meat ... Blacklock likes you! We went for the 20pp platter which allows you to taste a variety of the chops and meat with a side included. Tasty! We also ordered a bottle of red and thanks to the waiter for alerting us to the fact it was an organic wine. The funkiness would have been a surprise if he hadn’t... actually enjoyed it! It wasn’t our first time here and won’t be the last. Customer service is great

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OT
London
12 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Sharing board juicy meats. Not much veg options except for sides.. cheesecake home made with crunchy base

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GB
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went before theatre in the early evening. Meal was spot on and service staff with good sense of humour.

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E
Hampshire
3 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious food, fantastic service. Only downside was the atmosphere - it was packed full, very noisy, very echo-y, so I had to shout to talk to the person next to me. Not great for a dinner where you want to catch up with friends.

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m
London
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Blacklock is truly amazing.
The staff are friendly and helpful.
They were great with my toddler and she was really happy at Blacklock.
The food was great, I loved the meat and the gravy was heavenly.
Both my husband and my cousin don’t really like having roast dinners in restaurants but both said they would go back to Blacklock.

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MB
London
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Incredible food, great vibe and friendly, brilliant staff to top it off. Couldn’t recommend Blacklock Soho more! Madi

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HS
London
21 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

One of the best roasts I’ve ever had in London, good value for Central London prices too. Friendly servers and quick service

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NO
London
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

AMAZING food and service absolutely faultless and worth the waiting list.

True Londoner i have been having roast dinners since i could process solid food and this is the best i have ever had.

Portions are big.

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C
London
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Just a fabulous Sunday roast. Highly recommend the “all in” can’t wait to go again!!!

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OT
London
8 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great roast for a Sunday, we were 2 people and gone for the “all in” which totally recommend so you have the opportunity to taste the different roasts. MUST leave some appetite for the white chocolate cheesecake.
Will come back for sure but needs several weeks in advance reservation.

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s
London
2 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Roast beef was gorgeous and melted in the mouth with staff being attentive

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OT
Essex
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Bloody lovely

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 4

Baisic lightly seasoned chops thrown on a grill, nothing special. The charcoal sweet potato was delicious.

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GB
London
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Great afternoon spent at Blacklock Soho for team celebration lunch. Excellent meaty food, great cheesecake pud, nice wines and beers and top-notch service being looked after. Thank you Blacklock, we'll be back.

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VS
London
9 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always great food, fantastic service, good atmosphere!

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J
London
3 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Rather disappointed with my lunch - perhaps a poor choice, but nothing special - accompanying vegetable dish was also unappetizing - felt rather basic in creation.

Sadly wont be rushing back.

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w
London
10 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Fabulous food been a few time highly recommend

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T
London
12 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

The restaurant is in a cellar, so no natural light, and the tables are small.
Pigs head (really it’s pigs cheek) as part of the small bites starter was great. Don’t be put off by the name.
We both had the rib steak. Mine was great but my friend’s was too chewy for him. The chop sauce was very tasty.
We didn’t have dessert.
We had a carafe of the Spanish red wine was good.
Service was friendly and knowledgeable and prompt.
£50 each.
We would go back

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LM
London
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was incredible and the staff were super attentive. Can’t wait to go back!

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L
London
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Service was great. Food was great. Location is very central.

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