Had a friend over from abroad whom I haven't seen for some years. I made a reservation at STK - London based on reviews online. Food was great, but I'm very disappointed with the ambience. I had to secure the booking with my credit card and if I were to cancel I would have to pay up to £20 per person, so I was basically taken hostage when the booking was confirmed. At the restaurant I literarily walked into a wall of noice, I'm not joking when I say that this is the loudest place I've been to. It was impossible to talk and painfully loud, so we rushed through the dinner and left without dessert and the price for three people ended up around £250. I'm sorry STK - London but I won't come back even though the lil' brgrs were amazing.
STK - London
Time Out says
Posted: Tue Oct 21 2014
This is the London outpost of the eight-strong group of STK steakhouses, and the first outside the United States. Located in the ME Hotel, STK features a long, imposing central bar surrounded by the dining area featuring numerous semi-circular banquettes. Steak dominates the menu, naturally, with a selection of different cuts of USDA prime beef offered in a range of sizes. There is also a selection of 'Party' steaks to feed groups of up to ten people, a raw bar among other starter offerings, and a small selection of non-steak main courses. From Tuesday through Saturday there is a DJ in residence.
STK - London 336-337 The Strand
Average User Rating
3.7 / 5
- 5 star:3
- 4 star:1
- 3 star:0
- 2 star:1
- 1 star:1
What a poor experience at STK last night. Although the food tasted good it was barely lukewarm by the time it got to our table....and that was after a wait of 60 minutes between starters and the mains arriving. It's hard to believe that this restaurant could perform on a Saturday night if it cannot cope on a Tuesday night in January. Waiter disappeared for a long time and we ran out of wine AND water on our table...never mind only took him 15 minutes after ordering it to rectify it....to top it all, when I mentioned the poor service to the waiter, the manageress came over to the table. Surprisingly unapologetic and seemed to think it was our fault this had happened and we should have complained to the waiter earlier....! (Which we would have done if we could have found him)
Booked a table for four for my husbands birthday, the starters were not memorable, but the main courses redeemed STK, steaks were really good with huge portions of chunky chips, desserts with the exception of 'the fairground attraction which looked like a fun decorative affair' were less exciting, trifle was plain and the coconut meringue dish was over after in two spoonfuls. Table turn around seemed quite quick, but that aside we had a lovely evening, in a vibrant setting, with lots of beautiful people and really good music. The food was good but has room for improvement, The bill arrived...and ouuch, but that aside we all had a memorable evening and are looking forward to a second visit.
Six of us spent a lovely evening here for a family celebration. It's cery funky decor and we sat in a sumptiousround leather banquette. The service was excellent as we took a long time to choose our menu. The 'little burgers' as starter were meltingly good, also the goat cheese and beets, and of course the fois gras on brioche. Steak is the speciality but one of us had the delicious pulled pork with apple and celeriac. The desserts were gorgeous too, with an original 'Fairground' medley served on a mini ferris wheel. The main hostess, Yvonne O'Connor was welcoming, charming yet professiona. We all had a memorable evening and I would highly recommend it.l
Just love it! Modern Stk house concept; nice food, music, people,etc. Great music. Our waiter Carlos make the experience unic ! Will came back