Blacklock City

4.8
1790 Reviews
£25 and under
Steak
Blacklock is a modern version of the Great British chophouse. Set in an old electricity substation on the site of London"s oldest meat market. 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.

Bookings:

Monday - Friday
Bookings and Walk-ins for lunch from 12pm - 3pm
Bookings and Walk-ins for dinner from 5pm - 10pm

Saturday
Bookings and Walk-ins all day from from 12 - 10.30pm

Sunday
Bookings from 12pm - 5pm
Some Walk-ins available

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1790 people are saying
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Lizzie
London
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had the absolute best evening! Food is phenomenal and excellent value. Service is so friendly. The front of house people were amazing and set the tone for a fantastic evening

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MichaelC
London
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and service! The staff made us feel welcome, were good fun and very attentive throughout our meal! Recommend the all in option as a way of trying the menu and we had a (massive!) cheesecake for dessert.

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HowardJ
London
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent food and service at very reasonable prices

NC
NCBhatt
London
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My absolute favourite place to take clients. Great food, attentive (yet non-annoying) servers, VERY well priced. The all-in option is an absolute ideal choice.

Never change Blacklock! You're fantastic!

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Shewolf138
43 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Lovely service and good quality beef!

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localdiner
London
15 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Long overdue visit to Blacklock City and was well worth it. Blacklock has a winning formula. Simple menu, good food and great service. Will definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never had a bad meal at Blacklock, always friendly and the All In option is great value for central London 👍🏻

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, meats were cooked perfect and super tasty. Exceptional service too!

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KP88
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service1ambience3

Arrived on time we had a table for 4 people. Had to wait 35’ for our table to get ready. after we placed the order we had to wait 35’ for our wine to arrive and the first starter arrived 1.5 hours after our booking time.
They treated us to a £1.50 (!!) worth of sauce for one of our meats. They don’t know what hospitality means.

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TonyD
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great evening we were so well looked after...always a pleasure to go to Blacklock !!

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Dominika
London
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great staff, great prices! This was my second time here and would come back again

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Abel
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant for a Sunday roast. Easily best in London but fair pricing. The white chocolate cheesecake was incredible.

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Leah
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service, one of group has a number of allergies and they catered well to them

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FoodFraidays
London
11 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome lunch date, awesome All-in Roast, awesome service. Will be revisiting in the future thanks!

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Darcy
Warwickshire
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best roast I’ve had in London so far

Really cool atmosphere

Absolutely will return

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OpenTable Diner
Jersey
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food. As they say just like your mothers!! No need to say anything else

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Emma
London
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was amazing, as usual!

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AliceD01
London
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing! Best roast dinner I’ve had in a very long time. Big portions, great choice of veg, the meat was cooked to perfection. It was great value for money especially in London. The Staff we’re also really friendly and helpful. Overall a great dining experience, I will definitely return.

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Euan
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The food was amazing the server was excellent in letting us know what’s best even after they’d sold out of what we wanted but we’re still completely satisfied. It’s a very noisy establishment but still had a good atmosphere.

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sunsetview
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went with friends for my birthday. Everything from moment of arrival asking me how my birthday had been so far to leaving with doggie bags of white choc cheesecake and birthday sing song was absolutely perfect. Staff were friendly, attentive and knowledgeable. Thank you so much for a lovely end to a lovely day.

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Hanstan
Derbyshire
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. We will definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

This was our second visit to Blacklock City and I would definitely recommend it to anyone! The food is exquisite, the service is second to none and out of everything, no matter how full you are….the cheesecake is a must have!

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MalloryC
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely delicious quality meat, Cocktails for 5 pounds, and incredible sides. What more could you want??

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SimonG
Berkshire
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food from starters through to desert. The porterhouse for 2 was sublime and the service was attentive and chatty. A great evening out.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always a great evening, old fashioned with the all in, can't beat it.

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PaulG
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Couldn’t fault our dining experience at blacklock city, great drinks, amazing food, top service, a brillianr time had by all
Thank you again never disappoints

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ConradM
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We had an amazing time. BIG THANKS to Sophie, who made the experience even better for us. She was so kind, caring, considerate and ever the attentive server. We would comeback for the food and her. Kudos to the team and great staff. These little things make a huge difference ( and its why youll will continue to do well...Great Food...Great Service). The food was great and we had such a great time. We have already recommended the place to so many friends and THANK YOU!
Wishing you and the team all the best for Christmas and New Years 2022.
Enjoy it!

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RichardS
London
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal. Go for the “all in”! Would definitely recommend

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Foodie
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent restaurant, the food was exceptional, reasonably priced, and the service was very good. The restaurant ambiance was perfect. I would highly recommend this venue and look forward to booking again soon

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JoshO
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I wanted to go to a steakhouse while we were in London. Blacklock had great reviews, good prices, and was within walking distance of where we’d be at. Because this was after we checked out of our hotel, we had all of our stuff, two young children, and a loaded-down double-wide stroller.

Guess what? You go through the front doors and there’s immediately a flight of stairs down to the restaurant. Whoops.

The staff was so kind in helping us get seated and get the stroller down the stairs. Once seated, they brought out colored pencils and coloring sheets for the kids that the guy just literally printed off their printer in the back. I’m not going to say this place doesn’t get many kids, but like, they didn’t have a kid’s menu, I’ll just say that.

They went above and beyond making sure we had as good a time one can have with two occasionally disgruntled children, gave my wife a free cheesecake because it was her birthday, and helped us load back up and get back up the stairs.

Oh. And the food was absolutely delicious. Everything I wanted. We got a sharing platter of of steak, pork chop, and lamb chop, beef dripping chips (fries), and bread soaked in gravy. Appetizers were chicken and horseradish, egg and anchovy, and cheese and pickle on crackers.

Super thankful to the staff for making our final London activity a great one!

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Feedme80
London
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every dish was made to perfection. The service was amazing and such time and effort was given to help us choose food and drinks. Shane was extremely friendly and really looked after us. We will definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gorgeous food, friendly staff, great atmosphere

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HannahS
4 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food was great and staff very friendly. Only giving 4 stars because it was very loud when we were there on a Thursday evening. We were shouting across the table. Not date-proof.

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charlieh
London
6 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual, a perfect restaurant experience. Great food amplified by amazing service. There's a reason this is becoming my go to restaurant!

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OliverO
London
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a great place to go for dinner. A fine combination of delicious food and drink, attentive service, great atmosphere and yet all at a fantastic price compared to other offerings in the city.
The steak is some of the best I've had in London and the option to have a lamb chop as a side is equally opulent and ridiculous, but has to be done!
The starters are superb as well, along with the sides.
Looking forward to the next time already.

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LaurenR
Liverpool
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food and staff were helpful! They provided us with free bites at the start and a shot each for my birthday!

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OpenTable Diner
Leicestershire
2 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent experience and for anyone wanting meat, then this is the place to head for in London !

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VickyK
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Maybe the best steakhouse in London! And this is not an exaggeration...amazing, tasty food cooked to perfection! Value for money and the chops are so delicious, you cannot stop in one 😊 highly recommended and we'll definitely return!!

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EJR85
London
4 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Mariam served us and she was EXCELLENT, friendly and patient, when the majority of the table where taking their time! She answered all of our questions and had great knowledge of the menu. We went for the 'all in' menu option and were stuffed by the end of it!

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RachaelC
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful Sunday roast. The staff were so attentive and genuinely lovely. We were celebrating a birthday and they made it feel very special. The food was outstanding and the cocktails were delicious.

FAQs

Blacklock City is rated 4.8 stars by 1790 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.