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$ Grills and Martinis - CLOSED

2 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 4PX, England (Islington / Clerkenwell)
02072780077
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Price range: $51 - $68
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Tue 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Islington / Clerkenwell
Cross street: Rosebery Avenue
Transit: Kings Cross, Farringdon
Description: Set in Clerkenwell's Exmouth Market, the Dollar Grills and Martinis is a high-gloss, Vegas-inspired restaurant and bar. Exposed brickwork, smoky mirrors and dark, rich colours create an glamorous, confident atmosphere. The menu is gourmet North American, with steaks, burgers, grills, platters and shellfish. A downstairs bar, full of glitter balls and banquette seating, offers late-night drinking.

34 reviews from our community

44% Recommend
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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

I ordered a burger at lunch time. It was literally like it was described on the menu; Burger bacon and cheese. No lettuce, tomato or anything. The waitress was rude, didn't smile and just brought the food without saying a word, or even a smile.

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London, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

This place does exactly what it says on the tin! Excellent burgers and great martini cocktails. It is advisable that you get a table upstairs, the basement can get little crowded.

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Great place for lunch - haven't been in the evening. Speedy and attentive service, tap water continually refilled without asking for it, quite expensive but not stupidly so, just GREAT burgers. Current special is a huge ground beef burger with pulled pork and piccalilli piled on top, in a nice bun - it's amazing - the lady said it was... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Me and mate had planned to try out this place as this was the only place I knew to serve Wagyu beef burgers. I have to say it was a very nice environment and very modern looking The burgers where definitely very high quality but Wagyu was not on pare with other places I have visited. you will spend £25... More

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Paris, France
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215 reviews 215 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

A group of 10 of us at burgers here following drinks in town. The burgers are just ok; the sauce is rather greasy. Beers at 4.50 pounds and rude service ruined the experience. We asked to speak to the manager about our cavalier waiter, but she ignored our comments. Do yourself a favor and take your money elsewhere. 2 stars... More

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London
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74 reviews 74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

A friend had organised a table in the martini bar downstairs last night for birthday drinks. Funky venue - velvet walls to stroke - cool booths, Low ceilings. Good start. It's table service only - ok - wait for 20 mins before you can grab a waiter / tress - not sure who is one as not in any sort... More

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Romford, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013 via mobile

We ate here on a Saturday night, 12 of us and due to knowing we would be close to their last table (11.30) made sure to book. We arrived and were seated. To be honest we had been out since mid afternoon so were all very hungry. It's a large restaurant with a bar downstairs. The menu is heavily weighted... More

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Manchester
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174 reviews 174 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

We stepped in here as we stumbled upon it one night after work. We had a burger (my colleague isnt really into burgers but she loved hers). I had blue cheese burger which was to die for. Bread perfect. Make sure you purchase a side order of sweet potato fries... I could have eaten them all evening. We went before... More

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Lancaster, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Really excellent food, beer & service. Pretty expensive for a burger (£14 with chips), but then it is London... Possibly the best burger I've ever had (try the Ten Dollar Burger... amazing). Very highly recommended!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013 via mobile

A friend asked me to come to this place and I knew nothing about it. As usual, I reviewed TripAdvisor before going just to set the right expectations. I must admit that this was the first time I found the reviews unfair. The burgers were the best I tried in years and the service was good. A lot of the... More

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