London's Best Steak Tartare

There are variations of Steak Tartare across the world, from the spicy Ethiopian ‘kitfo’, to Denmark’s ‘tartarmad’ and Korea’s ‘yukhoe’. We like a classic and these are the best spots in London to get your fix. 


Princess Victoria

This hidden gem in Shepherd's Bush serves a mean steak tartare. A refined starter so far as pub grub goes, the delicate tower of finely chopped Cumbrian beef is mixed with shallots, cornichons, capers, Tabasco and flat leaf parsley. Well-seasoned, the dish is finished with wafers of toasted sourdough and topped with a quails egg yolk, ready to pour over and mix into the prime beef.

  • 8/10 (£8)
  • 8/10
  • 9/10

Shepherd’s Bush
217 Uxbridge Rd, W12 9DH
020 8749 5886



Bar Pepito

Bar Pepito opened its doors in 2010 and has quickly become known as one of the best spots in town for a top tartare. Their Filete Tártaro, served in a dome of oak-shaving smoke, is a delicate but intense and meaty dish. Served with potato crisps, it goes down wonderfully alongside a glass of Palo Cortado sherry. The small and atmospheric tapas bar is the perfect spot for a quick evening bite and the place to try steak tartare with a Spanish twist. ¡Buen provecho.

  • 7/10 (£7.10)
  • 8/10
  • 7.5/10

Kings Cross
3 Varnishers Yard, N1 9DF
020 7841 7331



Social Eating House

In the midst of buzzing Soho, Social Eating House is Jason Atherton’s third opening, head up by Paul Hood. The ground floor dining room is a cosy, informal and – as the name suggests – social. The beef is from Bodmin Moor and the eggs Clarence Court in Cornwall. A traditional tartare with a touch of soy sauce and brandy to give it extra welly.

  • 8/10 (£9.50)
  • 8/10
  • 7.5/10

58 Poland Street, W1F 7NR
020 7993 3251



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Crab Linguine

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