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“Best place for Steak and Chips!!!”
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Ranked #107 of 22,659 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $33 - $51
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Mayfair
Transit: Oxford circus tube station is within 1 minute walk
Description: Goodman is a uniquely British interpretation of a New York grill, offering the best beef from both sides of the Atlantic. Among the huge selection of meat we serve in our Mayfair restaurant is American USDA 'Prime' corn-fed beef, grain-fed Irish Angus, and various rare breeds from the Lake District. Every steak we serve from our extensive 'cut' list has been dry-aged on site - it's the best way to concentrate flavour - then we cook it over charcoal. To accompany your steak, we're proud of the American red wine collection we have amassed - we know it's the best way to complement red meat. Our Mayfair restaurant is located just off Regent Street.
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Best place for Steak and Chips!!!”
Reviewed July 14, 2013

We arrived with a tremendous appetite and left stuffed. We skipped the appetizers and went straight to the main course and sides. I ordered the juicy filet mignon oozing with flavor and chips fried in beef fat. The steak was of high quality. The ambience and service was exceptional.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank D0ubleO7
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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great Place for Steak”
Reviewed July 12, 2013

I've been at the Canary Wharf branch twice and I must say the steak is simply excellent. Perfectly cooked and has a good weight to it! The first time I took the porterhouse and the second time I tried the Rib Eye (both times USDA). It might appear to be a bit pricey, but the meat is of very good quality so its worth the money.

If you are going for the big cuts try and eating too much bread, as they really are a lot of meat!
Definitely recommend it

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Pawlu_87
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Excellent New York-style steakhouse in Mayfair”
Reviewed July 9, 2013

While Goodman seems to have originated in Russia, the steaks the restaurant uses are (primarily) USDA Prime meat. We ordered sirloin steaks and they came cooked to perfection. The steaks were oozing with flavour. The side dishes were tasty and the portions generous. Staff is very friendly and knowledgeable with great recommendations for wine and dessert. The Honeycomb Parfait with Banana Sorbet was a great way to end a very satisfying steak experience indeed.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank HS168
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Steak & Chips!!!”
Reviewed July 7, 2013

I came across this restaurant when I did a google search for the best steak house in London and a review for The Telegraph recommended this place as No2 (The Hawksmoor was No1 but was so far out of our way and not an option.) As Goodman's was in Mayfair, this was the perfect location for us.
I have to state that this was one of our best overall experiences we have ever had in a restaurant, as the food in our humble opinion only counts for 50% of the experience, we feel that the staff and service are as equally as important as the food.
When deciding on what we wanted to eat, one of the waiters explained in great detail about the different type of steaks available and the different strengths in taste (grass fed & corn feed) as grass fed is a more fuller earthier flavor. We decided on a 650g English Porterhouse & a 400g USDA bone-in Sirloin, so we could compare the difference on the recommendations from the waiter.
Our starters were pan fried foie gras, roasted fig, oyster mushroom, truffle honey for me and a lobster cocktail, greens & lemon mayonnaise for my husband. With our steaks we ordered truffle chips, beef dripping chips, roasted garlic & a roasted white onion, We had 3 different sauces with the steaks (blue cheese, bearnaise & a peppercorn) We drank a bottle of Luigi Bosca, Pinot Noir from Mendoza, Argentina with our meal.
We skipped desert and had the cheese board with a glass of port.
I can not compliment the staff enough as they were so friendly and made us feel so welcome, we even helped our waitress out on planning her own night out and another waiter for his upcoming holiday to Sitges (our favorite place in Spain)
At the end of the meal, Tom (I think he was the Assistant Manager) came over asked us how the meal was. After informing him that this was one of the nicest meals we have had in a long time and especially the cheese board - which was the best one we had eaten since Bentleys last year. Tom then invited us to have a tour of the restaurant and took us down to the kitchen and showed us around and introduced as to the head chef!, who explained to us in great detail the 3 different types of charcoal used to cook the steak (which gives the steak their distinctive taste and charring). We where also taken to the Dry Air Store where all their meat is stored, plus the lobster tank where they keep their fresh English lobsters.
Everything was completely faultless and cannot stop raving about this place and will recommend it to all!!
We will be returning in a couple of weeks (hopefully to found out how the waiters holiday was!!!)
This is an absolute must for carnivores who are a touch more adventurous than just a mere fillet steak.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Womble1888
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Best steaks”
Reviewed June 30, 2013

Amazing restaurant, the steaks are to die for. Will always return

The staff are so friendly and happy to come to work

Really good restaurant

  • Visited May 2013
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