Beef & Brew, Kentish Town

4.5
311 reviews
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A casual steak and beef restaurant, with a great selection of beer, wine and cocktails.

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Beef and Brew specialises in - shocker - steaks and beer. It’s every bachelor’s dream dinner, and it’s perfect for a casual meal.

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

Regular - love it

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B
Hertfordshire
12 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of our favourite places for great tasting steaks. The hanger steak is amazing!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic meal, as always! I can’t recommend this place highly enough

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SD
London
4 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous food and great service in a nice friendly local steakhouse. :-)

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

The steak was delicious, cooked perfectly medium rare, and a great value! Loved the chips too. However, my dining companions ordered burgers and unfortunately the rules around beef having to be well done meant the patty was way too dry. I would certainly recommend the steak over the burger for that reason.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 3

The food was good, but at one point all the waitresses just disappeared 🤷🏽‍♀️. Not really professional.
We wanted to ask for some sauce for the steak but when she came back was too late. We ate already.

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MH
London
2 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Always great food

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PL
London
25 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Gosh I can't think of enough superlatives! Beef and Brew is absolutely brilliant....the BESt place in Kentish Town (and for miles around) too. Yum!

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B
Hertfordshire
12 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another fabulous meal at Beef and Brew. The steaks are so tasty. Our second visit in 2 months and I think we will be back again!

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DP
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Everything was amazing especially the food, so hats off to the chef!!
Drinks are a bit pricey but definately all worth it in the end!

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food, good service, quick in and out.

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JP
London
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was really great and the service was fantastic.

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Miami
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Very good steak, beef and brew infers a relaxed, informal and inexpensive place to eat, the decor also supports this, but this place is pushing on restaurants like hawksmoor in price. Needs to decide which market it’s going for!

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LP
London
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Great steaks done simply. Wine and service was excellent. Interior was a little sparse and utalitarian. Great evening.

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C
London
124 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I have been to Beef & Brew a few times and absolutely love the place. They have got a brilliant early bird menu with hanger steak and chips for £10, which is a real bargain. The early bird menu is available until 7 pm and we were literally there 5 minutes before but were still able to order from it - so fantastic service. Food was very tasty and staff excellent the whole way through so can only recommend this place.

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OT
London
24 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Very loud but food was delicious

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food great value!

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DL
London
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent restaurant, initiate atmosphere, great food

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H
London
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent value hanger steak or burger £10 deal!....very delicious food, cool ambience, great music in the background and good value wine bottles!....a very good place to eat and drink for London prices!

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D
Western NC
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Some of the best steaks I've had yet in London -- fantastic place.

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

It's a fantastic place for enjoying at the weekend! Very well cooked dishes and nice service :)

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P
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good food and friendly service. We would recommend to our friends.

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ED
London
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very polite and friendly staff. Tasty food for good price.

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HG
London
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Excellent steak and sides and just a great place to chill and enjoy. I'd definitely go again

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KT
London
34 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

The Chateaubriand was, as usual, excellent. The side dish portions are not that generous given their price, especially the mushrooms which were delicious but only two medium sized mushrooms.
Service is good and very pleasant. So all praisse to them
The real shame are their puddings which are just so limited. Virtually all ice cream!

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RN
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Had the hanger steak medium rare and found it extremely tough. It was the second time I'd been there and the first time was fantastic so this was disappointing.

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JB
London
6 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

The best thing of all about Beef & Brew is the tremendous value, particularly if you eat, as we did, between 6 & 7 pm. The food is excellent, three of us had the very tasty “hanger steak, one veggie burger and one half chicken, with four fries and one chunky chips. All the plates were cleared and pronounced very tasty. We drank wine, beer and lemonade, all reasonably priced. Desserts are not a highlight but the two sorbets were enjoyed. Service was excellent and, as I said, the bill quite exceptional.

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AB
Bristol
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Food was great, tables a tad too close together and service was mixed. One great waitress, waiter a little awkward.

Value for money - first class

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s
London
25 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good value for money. The meat is no USDA though, ever so slightly chewy and tougher. Also there was a beer on the board making me think it's on draft and they borught me a can of a beer under a different name which I'd already had before. I don't like canned beer and I would have appreciated to be notified they only do cans. Malbec was far too light of a malbec. The decor is a bit too industrial and scant for me, not very cosy. Everything else was great, great menu, great sides. Decent value.

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EF
London
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 3

Amazing food. Maybe you guys should have some walking in tables.I am a restaurant manager, and the amount of people you guys refused on a Tuesday evening was crazy . I understand the tables were reserved but your restaurant looks empty for the time I was there. Just trying to help, looking forward to eat there again soon. Jr.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good value
Nice steak
Great salad

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CA
London
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely restaurant, made to feel at ease with the very personable staff. Food was fantastic in particular the steaks.

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B
Hertfordshire
12 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A wonderful Valentines day dinner at Beef and Brew. The smoked aubergine starter was delicious and the hanger steak superb. We had a very special meal - thank you!

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NB
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

2 students, I took my boyfriend for his birthday dinner. We had the 10£ deal - he had steak and I had the veggie burger (which was AMAZING!). The chunky chips were also so good. We also got the famous brisket nuggets and gnocci Mac and could not finish - they kindly packaged it to go for us! Finished off with Brewer's mess dessert - honestly it would've been worth it just for that! All of that came to a total of 40£, not bad on a student budget for an occasion. Will definitely be returning! Staff were very friendly too.

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CG
London
5 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food, friendly atmosphere and staff. All you could want from a steak and up there with the best steak I’ve eaten in England. Sides also delicious - try broccoli, mushrooms and chips.
Also the brisket jam nuggets were great as an appetiser.
Go or don’t go- more for me!
Def. going back but also will try the Haggerston branch.

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FR
London
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely lovely local gem. I never even liked burgers until I had one of theirs! Staff are friendly, food comes out fast and burgers are to die for. Even the salad side was really tasty, they mixed it with some tasty dressing and caramelized nuts of some sort. Ambiance is perfect for a casual date, very cozy. Prices for gourmet burgers in London aren’t bad either. Also they know how to make an espresso martini!

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JB
Yorkshire
2 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food as always!

Highly recommended, Brisket nuggets are to die for!

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m
London
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amaxing food and really good service and good value for london.

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SF
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely fantastic food. The Galacian Sirloin and Hanger steaks were both amazing. Lovely, warm atmosphere and nice staff. Decor is unique and puts a nice twist on it. I will definitely go back.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best steaks in town

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