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Hix Oyster & Chop House

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36-37 Greenhill Rents | Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6BN, England
020 7017 1930
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They do say say over and over first impressions count !! And it wasn't a good one at all we were 'met' by Jemima who was on the phone and hardly acknowledged us let alone give us a welcoming smile !! Instead she passed the menus to our waiter Mark without uttering one word!! mark on contrary was excellent and... More 

Thank Matuvu22
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a Tuesday business dinner and loved the whole experience. Great food of course, notably the game dumpling starter with delicately flavoured gravy. The steak main was equally good, also the roasted squash side. The wine list is maybe a little fully priced, but that's eating out these days in the City. The service was excellent: attentive without being... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is terrible! I definitely won't be visiting again. We were there in a large group for a birthday. Most of us had oysters and steak but I had grouse... the oysters were not so bad... but I was told the steaks were chewy. The grouse I had was awful. Very very bitter... to be honest this was unexpected.... More 

Thank B N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

2 starters each. All wonderful. Good attentive waiter. All (male) waiters were splendidly hirsute. Watched health and safety lecture for waiters. Amusing but why in front of customers?

1 Thank Beetrootbreath
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

A great night. We had a great meal served by a happy knowledgeable staff. The oysters were are great starter followed by a porterhouse steak to share. Lyme is our local hix and this was our first but will not be our last to this chop house.

1 Thank 766williamv
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

We have been here a few times recently. This time the prawns were sweet and tender, simple but perfectly executed. The fish fingers were succulent and chips crisp and perfectly cooked. The service was attentive and helpful. A great evening.

Thank BenK588
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Sunday lunchtime. Very quiet, so chose to sit outside (in the alley, with the pigeons!). Roast chicken very tasty (no surprise as we've been to Tramshed a few times) + good steak on the bone. Friendly and efficient staff.

Thank shentodj
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Great supper of roast chicken followed by some fab desserts. Nice restaurant and ambience and knowledgeable ,warm and friendly staff. Great menu and quality produce. Dorset Oysters sublime

Thank Pete M
Cabris, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

There used to be a great restaurant on this site called Rudland and Stubbs. It was possibly the best fish restaurant in London. My friends wanted a good steak restaurant in Smithfields, what a great surprise when I turned up to see Hix restaurant now occupying the site! And, what a great restaurant! Great service, great atmosphere, food to die... More 

Thank Neil C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Went here for a work meal. We shared starters and then had a choice of mains. the starters weren't bad although they looked more flavourful than they tasted. Also there wasn't much in the way of vegetarian options for the starters, just some dip and pitta to go with it, there wasn't really enough pitta to go around and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36-37 Greenhill Rents | Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clerkenwell
  • Neighborhood: Clerkenwell
  • Phone Number: 020 7017 1930

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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