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Royal Star

#7,184 of 18,276 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$International, British,
220 City Road, Old Street, London EC1V 2PN, England
+44 20 7253 7323
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“amazing food” (3 reviews)
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International, British, Gastropub, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
220 City Road, Old Street, London EC1V 2PN, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a quick bite on the way to a concert. Nice menu and friendly staff. My fish & chips were lovely, good portion and nicely presented. My wife has the rice eye with sweet potato fries. Again nicely presented but the star was the really...More

Thank DavidofWatford
Burak Can A, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Star, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear DavidofWatford, We are delighted to hear you found our menu satisfactory! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Come again! Kind regards, Royal Star Crew

Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

A quick early dinner after a busy day in London. Friendly staff. Great menu and delicious food. Just what we needed. Would recommend the chicken skewers!

Thank MerylDubai
Burak Can A, Royal Star Crew at Royal Star, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2017

Dear Meryl, We are very happy to hear that you had a good time! Thank you so much for taking the time to rate us and write such a kind review! Kind regards, Royal Star Crew

Reviewed October 16, 2017

Tonight was the second time I visited royal star in the space of a week. Both times the food was delicious, the staff very friendly and the service was excelent! The food was prepared and served in no more than 10 minutes. Makes it a...More

Thank marouli015
Burak Can A, Royal Star Crew at Royal Star, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2017

Dear marouli015, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us such a positive review, and for your great rating! Our staff will be happy to hear you enjoyed your meals with us and will look forward to serving you again! Kind regards,...More

Reviewed October 11, 2017

I had my 30th birthday (very big occasion for me) at the Royal Star and the venue was perfect. They didn't state that there was a "minimum spend", like most other venues, all they wanted was a £100 deposit to secure the booking. The manager...More

Thank Tashan F
Burak Can A, Royal Star Crew at Royal Star, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

Dear Tashan, Happy belated birthday once more! Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with us - this means a lot! We are very pleased to hear that you had a fun and memorable time at your birthday party and will...More

Reviewed May 11, 2017

I've been coming here for years and it used to be excellent. The bar staff and service used to be outstanding but since new management took over and the old staff have been let go this place has gone downhill. Despite having maybe 4 people...More

Thank David G
Burak Can A, Royal Star Crew at Royal Star, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

Dear David, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. We are saddened to hear that your time at Royal Star was a negative experience - we do appologise for your long waiting times. We will pass on your comments to...More

Reviewed April 13, 2017

We had a great time at this style bar with exposed brick and junkstore decor serving cocktails and innovative global cuisine.

Thank life_good07
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Royal star ! Popped in for a quick bite to eat and a drink. Really nice staff work here and was made to feel very welcome. The food was quite adequate but nothing special and the place has a shabby chic look about it. I...More

Thank LindaMc108
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

Have been here a couple times before. Both visits better. This time I came in late and was met by a grumpy barmaid (about mid 20s, long dark hair) who then short served my drink. I politely pointed this out. No "Oh sorry" or anything,...More

1  Thank Anne G
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant/ bar was recommended by a friend so decided to give it a go while in London on business. The food was OK but rather a small choice all round. I ordered a lemonade and had to take it back only for the same...More

Thank David C
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

A spontaneous Sunday afternoon saw us waking into Royal Star for a fabulous Sunday roast and even better service. Lee and Zeki made us feel right at home and spoilt us with a rocking soulful 70's playlist and lip smacking lunch. The beef and lamb...More

Thank Kalliste K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:20 AM
11:00 AM - 12:20 AM
11:00 AM - 12:20 AM
11:00 AM - 12:20 AM
11:00 AM - 12:20 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 City Road, Old Street, London EC1V 2PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7253 7323
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Cocktail Bar & Grill with exposed brick and junkstore decor serving the freshest cocktails, ice cold beers and innovative global cuisine accompanied by lovely atmosphere & great music. We have a terrace and a beer garden too!
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