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Tom's Kitchen Somerset House

Somerset House, London WC2R 1LA, England
+44 20 7845 4646
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (33 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 3:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Somerset House, London WC2R 1LA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best Brioche French toast ever. Coffee was bad- never mind the roast, it was burnt, am guessing it wasn't made by a barista. Service wasn't brilliant. The places I go usually have friendly staffs so not being able to choose where to sit in...More

Thank Bumblebeeeeeeee
federicacopellino, Manager at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bumblebeeeeeeee, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback with us. I am sorry to hear about your recent experience at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House. I appreciated if you could please contact me directly at your earliest convenience as I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hosted a group of 30 on the terrace with drinks and pizza - service brilliant - prices reasonable - very happy with whole package and strongly recommend.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first night in London we dined at Tom's Kitchen--also my birthday. The location is very nice. The food was good, but the service was just ok. My husband told them we were celebrating my birthday, but there was no special treat or congratulations. We...More

Thank Bleu-I's K
federicacopellino, Manager at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Bleu-I's K, Thank you for your recent review of your dining experience at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed the food and found the location very nice. However I would like to express my sincere apologies to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I celebrated my birthday with my family here and everything was great. We were with 2 small babies and they were so nice with us, we almost had a private space and we had a great service. We loved the food as well with lots...More

1  Thank ValeCla
federicacopellino, Manager at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear ValeCla, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review about you recent visit at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House. It is a pleasure to read how much you enjoyed the Sunday Brunch on your birthday with us. I will share your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Joined what was meant to be a celebratory lunch for business colleagues but was very disappointed at what we found there. Service was incredibly slow - it was a hot day and we were all drinking lots of water and wine but these were not...More

Thank SignorCapitan
federicacopellino, Manager at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear SignorCapitan Thank you very much for taking the time share your feedback with us. I am sorry to hear about your recent experience at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House. I appreciated if you could please contact me directly at your earliest convenience as I would...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have just returned from a visit to South Bank with my family where we made the appalling decision to go to Tom's. One daughter had Eggs Florentine, which looked as though it had been made with birds custard and did not taste much better....More

Thank Richard L
federicacopellino, Manager at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Richard L, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent visit to Toms Kitchen in Somerset House. I am sorry to hear about your recent dining experience with us. I appreciated if you could please contact me directly at your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was really looking forward to eating at Tom's Kitchen at Somerset House this evening for my birthday (21st June) but was a bit disappointed. The service was slow - they forgot our wine order and our main courses were not brought out together nor...More

Thank maureendj50
federicacopellino, Manager at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear maureendj50, Thank you for taking the time to share you feedback about your recent visit at Tom's kitchen Somerset House. I would like to express my sincere apologies to you and your husband for the disappointing birthday evening you had. We are sorry to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for lunch here, on the 29th of June, we were at the table for approximately twenty minutes before a waitress took our order, I ordered the fish and chips as did another member of my party, after another twenty minutes the food turned...More

Thank andeeglas1
federicacopellino, Manager at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear andeeglas1, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your visit at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House. Firstly I do apologise that it took approximately twenty minutes before your order was taken and also for what you had to experience when the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a table for 7 for a group of friends from Taiwan and Cambridge to have brunch in my favouirte building in London and it didn't disappoint us. The food was fresh and delicious and beautifully presented. The service was excellent and we were...More

Thank Sarah T
federicacopellino, Manager at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sarah T, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about your recent visit at Tom's kitchen Somerset House. It was a pleasure to assist you and I am very happy to hear that you and your friends...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled upon Tom's Kitchen while wandering around London on a warm Saturday afternoon. The food was excellent, the service was friendly and professional, and the Pimms cocktails were spot on. The waitress recommended the "Iced Raspberry Parfait" for desert, and wow, it was fantastic....More

Thank Steve H
federicacopellino, Manager at Tom's Kitchen Somerset House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Steve H, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Toms Kitchen in Somerset House. We are very pleased to hear that you had loved your experience with us. In addition,thank you for your lovely comments regarding the excellent food...More

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NotBanjaxed
April 3, 2017|
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Response from federicacopellino | Property representative |
Dear NotBanjaxed, thank you very much for your message. Yes we do offer Express(for lunch) and pre-theatre menu (for dinner). Also if you are interested on our all day offers we do have :£25 menu 3 course meal including a... More
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markket73
January 27, 2017|
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Response from Gauthier P | Property representative |
Dear Mark, Thank you for your question, all answers above are correct. Smart/Casual is ideal for our restaurant at Somerset House. Best wishes and look forward to having you dine Mairead
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20 - $33
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Somerset House, London WC2R 1LA, England
  • Public Transportation: The nearest mainline rail stations are: Charing Cross, Waterloo and Blackfriars. The nearest underground stations are: Temple, Covent Garden, Charing Cross and Embankment. Buses servicing the Strand include numbers 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 77a, 91 and 176, while the River Bus Service can be taken to Embankment and Savoy piers.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Neighborhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7845 4646
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Description
Tom's Kitchen Somerset House includes a restaurant, a deli and a beautiful terrace, which during the summer months is one of London's most popular al fresco bars with views across the river. The restaurant is situated on the ground floor of the iconic Somerset House building, boasting three adjoining rooms. The modern British restaurant serves comfort food favourites in a relaxed and informal environment from lunch to dinner and brunch on weekends. The deli is the perfect place for busy food-lovers on the go, packed with tasty takeaway options for breakfast and lunch. Located in the beautiful surroundings of Somerset House, Tom's Kitchen Terrace offers an extensive cocktail and drinks list and bar snacks.
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