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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Pie Week at Simpson's in the Strand

In March we celebrated National Pie Week, delving into the delicious history of one of the most loved dishes in British food.

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Exploring Award Winning British Wine

We explore what makes award-winning Ridgeview wines the perfect choice to serve at Simpson's.

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Introducing our New Artist in Residence: Zoom Rockman

Meet Simpson's in the Strand's newest Artist in Residence, 18 year old British satirical cartoonist Zoom Rockman.

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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.