Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar

County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Entrance via Marriott Hotel or Queens Walk, London, SE1 7PB +44 2035512096

Main Course £26
Food Spend £40
Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday: 06:30 - 11:00 & 12:00 - 22:30. Saturday & Sunday: 07:00 - 11:00 & 12:00 - 22:30.

We had a lovely experience the food was great and the staff friendly and welcoming

Christine Wilson 15 July 2014
From London

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Winner of 2 stunning AA Rosettes, Gillray’s Steakhouse and Bar at the London Marriott Hotel County Hall showcases classic English dishes and mouth-watering 35-day aged steaks. Cutting-edge cocktails offer the latest in mixology trends, while bespoke furniture turns the South Bank restaurant into a contemporary haven.

The speciality at Gillray’s restaurant is undoubtedly steak. A huge selection of cuts is offered both on and off the bone, with an assortment of sauces including red wine and bone marrow. For fish lovers, south coast lemon sole is served with creamy parsley butter. An alluring warm chocolate pudding features on the dessert menu, served with Oxford marmalade ice cream.

Taking great care in the quality and taste of Aberdeen Angus steaks, Gillray's uses locally sourced steaks from the finest English Farms. The cattle enjoy two seasons at grass, succeeded by weeks of heather giving the meat a superior texture and richer flavour. Dedicated to James Gillray, with caricatures and his artwork on display, Gillray's in London boasts stunning views of Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye.

Waterloo Train Station is a 7-minute walk from Gillray’s Steakhouse and Bar on the South Bank. Gillray's can be accessed via the main entrance to the London Marriott Hotel on Westminster Bridge Road. Alternatively, enter via the South Bank (Queen's Walk), above the London Aquarium. Valet parking is also available on site.

Customer Reviews for Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar


(based on 140 reviews)

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20 August 2014 by Jennifer Fullard from Poole
I am on a mobility scooter, and very poor disabled access.
17 August 2014 by Gerry Kehoe from London
26 July 2014 by Peter Webber from London
Excellent service with helpful staff but food very disappointing.

The restaurant had the feel of a somewhat soulless but typically overpriced international hotel chain. Also as It was a particularly warm late afternoon/early evening the lack of air conditioning was noticed by us and the other perspiring guests. However whereas this could be forgiven in the UK as such afternoons are few and far between the below average food is a serious issue.

Even the (small sized) steak portion seemed to have an edgy taste ( bordering on beyond its Use By date).

Expensive and limited wine list
19 July 2014 by Margaret Webber from Beckenham
Although Margaret had a very enjoyable meal, her husband, John, as a vegetarian, found himself without much, if any, choice. There were no veg. starters, and the kitchen said they could not do anything about that except provide a plate piled high with lettuce leaves (no variety of lettuces at all) with a babycham dressing. This is not good enough in one of the top hotels and restaurants in London. The kitchen staff should have been able to adapt .. other places we visit do. His main course, beetroot and cheese tart, was very small and plain with no extra veges on the side; this also was a disappointment. Being a vegetarian is not a crime (which is what John was beginning to think about himself) .... these hotels/restaurants need to pull their socks up. The wine, however, was excellent. And the staff were friendly.
15 July 2014 by Christine Kingston from Surrey
From the moment we arrived the service was excellent. All the staff were delightful, so friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and the view was stunning. Already planning our next visit!
15 July 2014 by Christine Wilson from London
We had a lovely experience the food was great and the staff friendly and welcoming
25 June 2014 by Linda Kuypers from London
Just to let you know, we were not offered the Stardeal of £20 for 3 courses and a cocktail, although I stated that we had booked that deal. We were given the
'Market' menu and were charged £29 for 3 courses and a cocktail. That said, the menu was slightly better than the Stardeal one. The cocktail was delicious
and the 3 courses were all good. The wine is very expensive there- £36.50 for a bottle of Pinot Grigio Rose. I know it is a 5 star hotel but the wine is dearer
than in the Criterion, for example. The waiting staff were all very friendly and efficient and the service nicely spaced out. The views over the river are great,
although when we first arrived it was so sunny the blinds were down!

Overall, a very enjoyable experience.
22 June 2014 by Paloma from London
Wonderful. Delicious food, extraordinaire service and attention to detail. They gave me a birthday tart, very nice touch.
21 June 2014 by Siva Oke from Surrey
Excellent food, friendly and efficient service and a nice view of the Thames and London Eye. I was rather surprised at the cost of our coffees, though. It cost £4.74 per cup inclusive of VAT and two cups each for three people came to nearly £28.50 -- it will remind me to limit myself to one cup or preferably none at all!
21 June 2014 by Catherine Lennox from Bedford
The food was excellent and the complimentary cocktail and starter that came with the meal was a nice surprise. The staff were very welcoming and made sure out drinks were topped up and we were comfortable. All in all it was a great place to dine

Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar

County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Entrance via Marriott Hotel or Queens Walk, London, SE1 7PB

General: +44 2079028000
Reservations: +44 2035512096

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