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Five London restaurants where it's all about meat

Would you sooner starve than go veggie? Here are five places where you can indulge in pleasures of the flesh

By Time Out in association with Quandoo

Do you pine for protein and consider salad an inconvenience? Well then listen up, caveman. From juicy steaks to melty pulled meats, London's restaurants have got your carnivorous cravings covered. Here are five restaurants the folks at Quandoo reckon you should definitely have on your hit-list.

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For classic cuts of steak cooked over charcoal and served up in a macho setting (this is the City, after all), this steakhouse is hard to beat. Got an expense account? Use it here.
Don't miss: Magnificent though the meat here is, don't forget about the sides. The truffle fries may not be cheap at £8, but they make the perfect accompaniment to a blow-out lunch.

Zelman Meats

The menu at this Soho steakhouse is short but inventive, and centred around cuts of cow and luxe sides. Zingy, aromatic cocktails serve as the perfect foil.
Don't miss: Like your meat super-smokey? Go for the 'dirty' sirloin steak, which is seared directly on hot coals.


The Spanish tolerance for vegetarianism is notoriously low, and nowhere more so than this King's Cross tapas bar. Work your way through meaty classics, then order more of your faves.
Don't miss: If you tend towards pork, the presa Iberica – a dark, beefy-looking steak from acorn-fed pigs, is a must.


If you count yourself as an adventurous carnivore, make a beeline for this offal-centric Italian. From bone marrow to testicles, it's all there in full gory glory.
Don't miss: Keen to get under the skin of your dinner? Macellaio's Bermondsey site hosts regular butchery masterclasses.

The London Steak Co

The pressed linen and glitzy chandeliers at this City steakhouse hark back to a classier time – a vibe that's carried through in expertly grilled cuts of beef and delicate sides.
Don't miss: The restaurant's selection of 'posh' condiments are available to take home, and ought to add a dash of class to your next fry-up.

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