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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Celebrate Pie Week at Simpson's

Join us for National Pie Week 4th - 10th March as we delve into the delicious history of one of the most loved dishes in British food.


Exploring Award Winning British Wine

As our friends at Ridgeview celebrate their success at the International Wine & Spirit Competition 2018, we explored what makes Ridgeview wines the perfect choice to serve at Simpson's.


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.


The Inspiration behind Simpson's new Autumn Bill of Fare

Adrian Martin explains how flavours and memories of his childhood combined with the history of Simpson's have inspired his Autumn Bill of Fare


Knight's Bar launches Allotment Menu

A fresh new cocktail menu inspired by the bountiful kitchen gardens, orchards and allotments of Britain.


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.


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.


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.