Notices in the Strand

The place to keep up with the latest from Simpson’s in the Strand – news, events, recipes and regular dispatches from the glorious world of gastronomy.

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Christmas at Simpson's

A classic, British Christmas reimagined. Celebrate this festive season at Simpson’s in the Strand. Explore our festive menus and get in touch with the Simpson's team on +44 (0)20 7420 2111 to reserve your table.

Recipes

William Hemming’s Corn-fed chicken & ballotine, broad beans, charred sweetcorn & lemon verbena

Head Chef of Simpson’s in the Strand, William Hemming shares a recipe from his reopening Bill of Fare.

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Beer with dinner?

We’re excited to launch our very own Pale Dinner Ale, created exclusively for Simpson’s by Ilkley, a small batch Yorkshire brewery that specialises in old style beers.

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A restoration 189 years in the making

For the first time since 1903, Simpson’s closed in April 2017 for a respectful restoration of the original interiors, beginning an exciting new chapter in the history of one of London’s oldest restaurants.

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Ridgeview - celebrating English sparkling wine

We’re pleased to announce a very special partnership with Ridgeview, an award-winning family owned company dedicated to the production of the highest quality sparkling wine.

Stories in the Strand

Simpson's originally hosted chess matches

Chess matches were played against other London coffee houses. News of each move was relayed between the various houses by distinctive top-hatted runners.