Maxwell's Bar and Grill


Maxwell’s Bar Grill is a vibrant and buzzy restaurant bar in the heart of Covent Garden. Famed for over 30 years, Maxwell’s still maintains its long held reputation serving great cocktails and dispensing generous portions of modern American food in an upbeat and convivial atmosphere.

Designed to appeal to all tastes – good quality grill classics, gourmet burgers, prime –cut steaks, fresh fish, huge salads and a good range of vegetarian dishes – all freshly prepared and served up at reasonable prices. Think fresh, lively, reliable… an institution.

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Typical meal price: From £25.00 (USD36.09) per diner

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Maxwell's Bar and Grill

8 James Street
Covent Garden


Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Access into the Building
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Full, non-assisted wheelchair access
Yelp Reviews

3.0 out of 5 based on 48 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Maxwell's Bar and Grill

2.0 out of 5 22 January 2016
by Christa F.

This was our pre-game meal before shopping and sightseeing around Covent Garden. This had been on my list as one of the places I really wanted to go and check out during this trip. I wanted to keep things light, so I ordered tomato basil soup and a caesar side salad. They both tasted fine. Unfortunately, I was so sick after that I had to wrap up our shopping excursion to get back to the...more

4.0 out of 5 30 October 2015
by Shalene L.

An upgrade on bodens!

So if you haven't been Bodens then you won't be able to compare the two but as I have done both, I can tell you I prefer Maxwells!

It covers the American style foods burgers, ribs and spit roast chicken.

The only difference is between the two is the service, the attention to food and spacious seating area.more

2.0 out of 5 16 May 2015
by Mai M.

Londoners, I'm sorry but this is not how American food tastes. Sorta close but no banana. Took advantage of their Sunday Meal deal and ordered the nachos appetizer with the rib & chicken combo. Nachos were way off. It looked like nachos and had all the stuff that usually goes in nachos but nuh uh. Not so much. Meat concoction was super sweet and odd tasting with the cheese? Same with the ribs...more

3.0 out of 5 30 October 2014
by Virginia R.

I've never had dinner here, just drinks, and I must say that if you take the Monday offer, cocktails are good enough.more

3.0 out of 5 13 July 2013
by Josh E.


I went in here for my birthday dinner with five mates. It wasn't planned as all good nights tend to not be!

We all had burgers which were good, but the service was poor.

Drinks orders were wrong and didn't arrive.

So many different staff on hand but no one really looking after you. It was very busy and our server was cool but clearly had too my going on.

It was ok and wouldn't...more

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