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“Excellent”
Review of The Holy Smoke - CLOSED

The Holy Smoke
Price range: $25 - $100
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
128 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed August 5, 2012 via mobile

Fantastic food. Nicely restored building. Service was very good. Staff very helpful and friendly. Good wine selection.

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33 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
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English first
UK
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Nice breakfast”
Reviewed July 27, 2012

Nicely restored restaurant. Went for breakfast which was slightly pricey but good service and food and the place was warm (much needed when it snowed)! Also went for coffee and was left undisturbed as I read, even after finishing my drink. Very relaxed atmosphere, would definitely recommend.

Visited June 2012
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Thank CadburysFlake
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Restaurant”
Reviewed June 27, 2012

Love the building, atmosphere, great menu, wine, coffee and a bit out of the city by 10 mins to the east.

Visited June 2012
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Thank Carole G
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“definitely Holy food”
Reviewed June 18, 2012

I ate at Holy Smoke twice. Both times were great. Once for Brunch of the first day I was in Christchurch. Secondly for dinner on my last evening there. The service was great and food spectacular. The building was beautiful. It was ten minutes walk from Haka Lodge where i stayed and was recommended by the staff there. Particularly outstanding was the house white wine naemd after the restaurant, very fruity and citrus. It fit exactly the description in the menu (which was surprising) which mentioned passionfruit. I really could taste it.

Visited June 2012
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Thank Christopher M
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New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Outstanding Food”
Reviewed June 10, 2012

This is a lovely cafe. The decor is really funky with some great artwork on the walls and beautiful exposed brick. I ordered eggs benedict for brunch and received by far the best eggs benedict I have EVER eaten. Instead of being served on muffins, the eggs came on a homemade hash brown with spinach and bacon. An absolute taste sensation and I cannot wait to go back for more!!

  • Visited June 2012
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    • Food
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Thank Lexy66NZ
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