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Hix Oyster and Chop House
35-37 Greenhill Rents
Cowcross StreetLondonEC1M 6BN
I know better than to ask a hotel concierge for a restaurant recommendation....
I didn't plan ahead and had no reservation but the hostess (who turned out to be the manager) was very friendly and accommodating. I ordered a gin martini and oysters. The martini was outstanding. The vast majority of bartenders across the globe have no idea how to make a proper martini. They learn in Bartenders...more
Food was very average at best. Sprats were greasy and make me feel slightly nauseated thinking about them. Steak was ok but sides were poor, far from impressed. Dessert (lemon meringue trifle) was revolting, horrible cloying texture and far too sweet. Drinks were good but expensive. Cannot possibly recommend this place. Only avoided 1 star because of friendly staff.more
If you read my reviews, that is one pethate.. that are beer flies. If I see them, I automatically deduct at least 1 stars from my ratings.
We went there for wedding anniversary and I really wanted Oysters and steak. I had a very good experience in HIX Soho, an thought it might be easier to park around Farrington. I was right about the parking, not so about the restaurant.
Just had a superb steak which was just the ticket for my mahoosive hangover at Hix which is luckily right across the road from where I'm working for the next two weeks.
Like the Soho Hix which I've reviewed, the menu is superb. Old favourites with the odd random thing thrown in.
Lots of good old english fare. Two of our group had the beef and oyster pie which they both declared was superb. My...more
What do you mean grouse is 'supposed' to be purple? That it looks as if it's wounded but could still walk away from the fight? Really, the blood is 'normal' because the buck shot is probably still in the nearly-chirping pigeon-sized bird? Really?
Call me a boorish American, but I like my meat cooked and I still believe in a little thing called 'good service'. After asking multiple times for...more