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Kurz & Lang

#12,090 of 17,334 Restaurants in London
#12,910 of 18,258 Places to Eat in London
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Clerkenwell
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1 St John Street | Smithfield, London, England
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11:00 am - 5:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 am
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
good food on the go

i like to come here on my way home, pick up a currywurst and fries after a couple of beers. easygoing staff, good quality food at a good value price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2014
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

tried once...2 bratwursts in mediocre bread buns left me with 70p change on a tenner. completely unremarkable, expensive, and could not recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The food is quite good, but portions are relatively small, prices are high. It has a stark, unwelcoming feel, very much a take away. And its just a mass produced chain - there is no art in cooking sausage in a bun. Value isn't there to make me want to go back. Try Beppe's. 2/3 of the price, twice the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

i like to come here on my way home, pick up a currywurst and fries after a couple of beers. easygoing staff, good quality food at a good value price.

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Tromso, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The food is good, and the venue just fine when you're after a quick snack on your way somewhere. With a continental spice, this place is adding some German seasoning to a very London area. And - sure enough - if you order in German, the staff will serve you in German, so be prepared for more that just "Guten... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I was so bizarre seeing the negative reviews about K&L on Trip Advisor.. I've been coming to this small gem at the heart of Farringdon for over a year now and I've never been disappointed! The menu can seem daunting at first but the servers guide you through it smoothly. For those complaining about the bread being charged separately -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Driving out of London on Sunday stopped for a spot of German Sausage. You an barely see the place at the moment for Crossrail excavations and barriers. Yes it is small and sometimes availability seems a bit on and off but if you want something that isn't a burger or cotton wool chicken it's a nice change. Krakauer, Hope I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

So the food is not going to blow your mind. the end. But the overall package is actually pretty good and makes a change from going to Pret for lunch. So its a small place opposite the famous Smithfield Meat Market. Live cooking for 3 or 4 German Bratwursts, pork, pork and beef mix and smoked beef... all are pretty... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I work nearby and have been here a couple of times. It's fine - the sausages and sauerkraut were pretty good, but the other side dishes were disappointing. There's a few good German beers as well, but they are pretty expensive. Service is fine, but it's fairly cramped - there's only indoor seating for a few people at counters along... More 

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Berkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Sausages are excellent, can't fault those. The sauerkraut is good too. Go for fries over the potatoes as they are always a bit mushy and don't really warm through properly. Pretzels are good too. Eating in gets a bit cramped as there isn't much space. Good takeaway though

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

My wife and I were very excited to find your store in London on our way to Bird of Farringdon, so we decided to come the next day and try your Bratwurst. Bratwurst mit Sauerkraut for me and Bratwurst with chips for my wife, and of course a Hefeweizen for me. There was obviously somebody ‘German’ behind the counter, another... More 

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Additional Information about Kurz & Lang

Address: 1 St John Street | Smithfield, London, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clerkenwell
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 am
Cuisine: German

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 St John Street | Smithfield, London, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clerkenwell
  • Neighborhood: Clerkenwell

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 5:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 5:00 am

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Clerkenwell
Owing to its proximity to Smithfield Market – the site of an ancient meat market which remains in operation today – Clerkenwell boasts a plethora of globally renowned restaurants, fabulous local eateries, and some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough time wondering through the area's maze of streets and you might become accustomed to the litany of slinky models passing between Clerkenwell's handful of fashion houses. Far outnumbering the models are craftspeople and designers, many of them are more than happy to welcome visitors into their studios and showrooms.
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