Westminster Kitchen Grill House

3.1
69 Reviews
£25 and under
British

About

A brand new and exciting venue is coming to the Southbank this July, from renowned London restauranter Ibrahim Dogus. Following an extensive refurbishment and build Westminster Kitchen is opening its doors in one of London’s most central and vibrant locations. Located just off Westminster Bridge on Belvedere Road, Westminster Kitchen is a large, modern British restaurant and bar concept with 110 covers, offering a varied menu from classics through to more modern options such as Roasted Cornish salmon fillet on a tartare potato cake and Warm tartlet of asparagus, ceps mushrooms & dolcelate cheese. There will also be a large grill selection of English meats and sustainably sourced fish. The interiors are being created by Dover Designs whose previous work includes Café Boubier in South Kensington and Benito’s Hat in Farringdon. Jon Dover MD described the look of the interior as: “…an upscale dining room, with grand horseshoe booths, a wide theatre kitchen and long bar.
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3.1
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3.2
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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall2food5service1ambience1

Siamo andati per la cena di Capodanno, e abbiamo mangiato davvero molto bene nonostante le difficoltà di un giorno così frenetico. Siamo arrivati in anticipo e ci hanno accolto subito. Purtroppo questa è stata l'unica parte gradevole della serata perché lo staff ci ha trattati malissimo. Uno dei bicchieri di vino aveva un pessimo odore e un pessimo sapore e quando abbiamo chiesto di sostituirlo l'hanno fatto con grande riluttanza. Hanno sparecchiato il tavolo prima che tutti finissero di mangiare il secondo e infatti uno di noi si è ritrovato ad avere il dessert insieme alla carne! Non abbiamo potuto chiedere neanche il caffè perché prima che finissimo il dessert ci hanno sbattuto in tavola il conto che noi non avevamo neanche chiesto. Tutto questo perché volevano liberare il tavolo. Davvero offensivo.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

repas de nouvel an beaucoup de monde mais bien géré tout de même

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Bediening spreekt amper tot geen engels.

Grote mond bij normale vragen.

Arrogant

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Kelly
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Me and my family booked this restaurant a whil e back for new year as we thought it would get busy but was told when we got there was no booking under our name despite I called a few days before to confirm which they said we was booked in.

The lady who I spoke to basically said I was a liar and asked for a screen shot if my reservation which I think was pretty poor.

unfortunately we did have to eat there because there was no other restaurant’s available at the time we wanted.

I felt that we was rushed and there was a set menu which we wasn’t aware of either. The food wasn’t bad but not worth the money that we paid.

I did complain and Another lady which I think was the manager was very polite and very apologetic.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall1food3service1ambience1

They didn’t have our table ready.
The service was slow and awful. The bill was incorrect too.

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CarolineB
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We were a party of two grandparents and three grandchildren. The menu was perfect offering something suitable for everyone at lunch time. We arrived early but this wasn't a problem and the service was very good.

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vipMichaelB
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall3food2service2ambience3

Convenient to London Eye and a quick hop over to Westminster.

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NealK
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall2food3service2ambience2

The service was slow and the appetizer we ordered never came out to our table, but it appeared on the guest check. We then had to ask to have it removed, which took even longer.

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vip12341234
Savannah
22 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Not a bad place if you are a weary traveler and need a pint and some food.

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Sus4Food
Berkshire
41 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall1food2service2ambience3

The service wasn't BAD, but neither of the staff members who served us engaged at all. In fact, when we were shown to our table, the waitress just dropped the menus on the table and walked off.

The food was expensive, considering you could get the same in an average pub, as were the drinks.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Food was good but nothing special. Wouldn’t return because it felt like a tourist trap. Waiters brought half the drinks and we kept on having to ask for the other half which took awhile (asking for two tap beer), took a order incorrectly because of a slight language barrier. Because of its location and prices would expect much more.

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SophiaC
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Worst Burger ever - Dry, burnt meat; burnt bread; didn‘t ordered onions or bacon - got both.
And above all, the table and seats haven‘t been cleaned valued since the start of 2019..

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Uszky69
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely brilliant - one of the best, and certainly most reasonably priced places, I have eaten in London - loved the pro immigrant comment on the bill and, in honour of my dad who was an immigrant, I will be eating there again - great choice on the menu and excellent quality - fabulous!!

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vipJMilli
London
122 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A lovely meal with good wine and friendly staff. Gets busier later in the evening but a great place to relax

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Flagstoner
Phoenix
7 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We needed a late meal(22.30) and there was not much choice but really glad we found this place on Open Table. Service was welcoming and friendly, choice of menu good, delivery and taste better than expected so thank you Westminster Kitchen

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall1food1service1ambience1

the food is really bad, and no service at all.

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Couldn’t find our booking but seated us straight away. Food was mediocre. When we asked for dessert menu was told that the manager would not serve us dessert and obviously wanted us gone. We did not feel welcome. Maybe ok for tourists who visit once but locals obviously not welcome.

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DaanM
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Had a great diner for 2 here, the wine was very good, the food (duck) was outstanding, although the portions were somewhat small. Only downside was that there were no deserts. (Due to it being christmas day). This, alongside with the somewhat small size of the portions left us feeling still a bit hungry at the end of the night. But overall a great place to have diner, with excellent food.

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KenB
London
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Food was good but service wasn’t fantastic. Grumpy and distant. Not exceptionally rude but not welcoming either

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Hoopla
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall2food2service2ambience1

Disappointing late Sunday lunch - water was poured into wine glasses, ordered a bottle of prosecco to celebrate a birthday and once it was opened was offered "to taste it" ??? not quite sure why.
3 of us ordered 2 courses
Starters came quickly
calamari with mayonnaise - ok, deep fried camembert with strawberry sauce - ok just looked a bit fake and my roasted beetroot with crumbled feta cheese came out as grilled goats cheese with a sliced plain boiled beetroot and salad garnish.
Table cleared by another server, and main entrees followed
Spaghetti carbonara - ok, 10oz ribeye or sirloin steak, chips and peppercorn sauce which looked like instant granules with white pepper and peppercorns in the bottom luke warm.
My lamb shank on mashed potato and sauce came out about a minute later after some confusion on the pass but was delivered nice and hot .
A side of onion rings never got put on the order in the kitchen so we waited to see if they would come when the server checked back.
They also did not however take that off the bill so that had to be rectified.

Its not a warm and inviting atmosphere and too brightly lit, food is better than the service.

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asgo
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Nice dinner after a long and pleasant day in Londen

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RAS21
London
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall3food2service3ambience4

I have never known such fast service, anywhere. They must have all of the food ready and waiting to be heated up. It took less than 5 minutes from ordering to receiving a lamb shank and beef goulash which was very bland. The ‘mixed vegetables’ turned out to be carrots with 2 boiled potatoes.
We were so looking forward to trying this and were left rather disappointed.

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vipShillaB
London
3 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall1food1service2ambience2

This was terrible, the food wasn’t fresh. The wine quality was very poor. Definitely never going back.

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vipBrendanG
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall2food2service2ambience4

I was really looking forward to dining at this restaurant and the ambiance was very nice, but we were disappointed in the food. My wife had soup and salad and the soup was homemade and very good. My son had chicken wings that were both overly greasy and flavorless. I ordered the crispy duck which was equally as greasy with absolutely nothing crisp about it. Also, we got a side on onion rings for the table. While they tasted fine, we received three onion rings - basically a garnish. Our server never came back to check on us or give us an opportunity to order more drinks. Overall a disappointment and overpriced for what we received. I wish it had been better!

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Steven
London
7 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Spaghetti Bolognese almost has none beef mince, crispy duck was over cooked in very bad tasting. My friend need hot water for take medicine, then we were told hot water will charge £1.95, very terrible service. Will never visit again.

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vipPStone
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2018
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Went here as it was near where we were and it had a kids menu. Overall the food was good. My lamb chops were tasty, although they were under cooked (I asked for medium rare and they were very rare). The two chicken dishes were both good. My daughter got chicken nuggets from the kids menu. She did not like them and honestly they looked like t he type you would get out of a bag. The service was ok. The place is loud and filled with people with kids (like us, so I was fine with this, but so people know what to expect).

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JesseM
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall4food4service2ambience3

Our order was wrong multiple times and the ambiance wasn’t great, but they did their best to make up for it and the food was great. So overall we had a good time!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Columbus
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2018
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Food was more on the bland side.
Service was slow, non-impressive.
Do not expect to visit this restaurant again.

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JaneO
London
3 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall2food1service1ambience2

Booked this restaurant as convenient to the London Eye with visiting friends from Australia. I should have know better - completely fell into the tourist trap syndrome. Service slow - restaurant not full, food very average - steaks very chewy and vine tomatos were half an under-grilled beef tomato, had to ask for the bill 3 times. Sorry but for a restaurant that has an open kitchen and promises great food and ambience this is an absolute no goer for me again.

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ARPtak
Las Vegas
25 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall5food5service4ambience4

I ordered a Vodka & Tonic, was served a Gin & Tonic, it was corrected immediately. The food was good, but it can be very loud when there are a lot of people with screaming children.

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JohnI
London
2 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent, service was very good. Will go again for sure.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall2food2service1ambience3

Wasn’t what I thought it would be at all the food wasn’t bad but not what I thought

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MarkH
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2018
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Tiny starter (three slices of beetroot & a bit of cheese for over £7). Pizza tasted like it was a frozen one. Food dropped on the table by rude staff.

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LeeB
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2018
Overall3food3service1ambience3

Disappointed to have my main meal served while still eating my starter. Really bad service. The food was ok - chicken abit burnt.

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vf31
London
4 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall3food3service2ambience2

My steak tasted great although I ordered medium rare not medium. The asparagus were the best I have ever eaten.
The staff were sloppy. Passing plates to me to pass on instead of walking around the table.

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AnneT
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2018
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Booked for a pre theatre dinner and after reading other reviews nearly cancelled. However I cannot fault the service and we were not kept waiting.

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AdrianD
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall1food3service1ambience2

Our table was booked for 5pm, so not peak time and the restaurant wasn’t that busy when we arrived. However, we waited 30 mins for anyone to take a drinks order. If we had been anywhere else other than London I would have left the restaurant but my family and I were tired after a long day sight seeing.

The food was ok when it came but the service was appalling.

When we asked for the bill no one came with it so I stood up to leave and paid at the bar on our way out. There was one man serving food who was trying his best and could see the issues but the rest of the staff were not interested. When I counted there were 8 staff but non of the others seemed concerned or bothered about people waiting.

And finally, the toilets were disgusting. I have seen cleaner public toilets.

I would never recommend this restaurant to anyone given our experience. The food was ok though, which is a shame.

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AndrewC
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2018
Overall1food1service1ambience1

I cannot stress enough how poor the service was in this restraunt from the moment we walked in it was obvious the staff were incompetent and unrestrained. The whole service was dreadful the worst moment being when the MANAGER brought my wife's main meal to the table even though she was still eating her starter. The only answer he gave to as why is that he told the kitchen 5 minutes. This led to an argument between myself and the manager which upset my young son and ruined our evening. If you are planning to go to this place please please please think again absolutely dreadful.

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ReneW
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2018
Overall1food4service1ambience1

Food was oke but no atmosphere and starter wasnt finished yet the main course come directly after that.

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PaulP
London
3 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2018
Overall2food2service1ambience2

Food was average. Service was poor. Wouldn’t go back.

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Westminster Kitchen Grill House is rated 3.1 stars by 69 OpenTable diners.