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Review of Giant Robot - CLOSED

Giant Robot
Price range: $22 - $52
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Clerkenwell
Transit: Nearest tubes: Farringdon and Old St Nearest bus: Opposite bus routes 55 & 243
Description: Giant Robot is a brand new bar-café-deli-diner in Clerkenwell. We opened on 10 May 2010 and from now on will be serving brunch, lunch, dinner and drinks from 10am till late sevendays a week. If you like your lunch Italian, your brunch American, your dinner relaxed and your beer and cocktails icy cold, you’ll love Giant Robot.
Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

In area on business, visited late morning with colleague. Both had bagel with scrambled eggs & salmon. Very tasty with plenty of salmon. Great coffee with free top up. Good service and good value well worth a try

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Thank Leonard T
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Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

Went here with friends for dinner. The staff were friendly, if slow. But the food was pretty bad. Forget the pasta dishes and just go with the burgers. The pasta was soft and poor quality. The meatballs were just ok.

The menu is tiny, with not much to choose from. And it's really pricey for what it is. Overall, unless you're going for drinks, which are actually pretty good, avoid. There are many more places around there that are far better.

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Thank Rico670
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Reviewed August 22, 2013

The food was brilliant. Good portion sizes, well made. I had crab linguine which was perfectly put together and very tasty.
The waiting staff were unfailingly friendly, and were easy to attract despite sitting outside.
Cocktails seem to be hit-and-miss. I had a very good raspberry bellini. My friend had something - sadly don't know what - which he said wasn't very good (i.e. due to composition not his personal taste).
I'll definitely be going back.

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Thank Sophie O
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Reviewed August 18, 2013

We visited to try the burger after reading about it on a blog all about burgers in London. The décor is cool, we loved the design of the lights over the bar and tables, everything came together very well.

The service was very laid back, thankfully we weren't in a rush but it started to feel like we had been forgotten a couple of times but the staff were very friendly. The mojito was excellent and the burger well worth the visit, although started to feel a little pricey compared to the excellent one we recently had in Soho. We'll be back.

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Thank JamieHerts
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Reviewed August 17, 2013

I go here quite often after work with colleagues or meeting friends after work. I find the selection of food and drinks a little odd here - there are not many options for food to make it a great place to go with lots of people. There are also not enough seating areas to really work as a good bar or restaurant (small tables for 2 people max, some sofas).
The meatballs are excellent though and really set the place apart. I go there purely for that!
Good thing about this place is that it is always busy, meaning there is a good buzz (although you don't always get a seat!)

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Thank MLRjourneys
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