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Kurz & Lang

1 St John Street | Smithfield, London, England
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Ranked #9,427 of 17,142 restaurants in London
Cuisines: German
Most recent review
- May 3, 2014
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13 reviews from our community

61% Recommend
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English first
Tromso, Norway
11 reviews 11 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
387 reviews 387 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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Salmiyah, Kuwait
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I am a worker in London and fully understand that “just by breathing London air” I am prone to paying slightly over the odds for food, entertainment and drinks. It was a warm day (possibly the warmest day of September) and with the glow of sunshine glimmering off of your pretzel shaped advertising sign, it caught my attention and made... More

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Top Contributor
170 reviews 170 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I so missed the German sausage and the sauerkraut from the streets of Germany so to find this little place - it was really surprising how good the sauerkraut is... Although it was a bit pricey compared to the ones we had in Germany but it was so good that I will most likely go back for more... highly recommended!!!

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

This tiny little restaurant serves three different kinds of sausages, much like hotdogs, german fried potatoes and sauerkraut. They also have german beers. Prices are reasonable, the food tastes great and the service is wunderbar. I say, Go, if you like this kind of food. This is where, I suspect, the Queen goes when she wants to celebrate her germanic... More

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