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Smithy's Wine Bar and Restaurant
15-17 Leeke StreetWC1X 9HY
- +44 (0)20 7278 5949
Visited for the last time Friday 5th February 2015. It is due to shut down and have offices replace it.
Here is a short poem.
So Smithy's you are going to close
To be replaced by an office block
Many small businesses are shutting down
So it don't come as a shock
So goodbye to a successful bar
And hello to offices instead
When the workers leave on Friday night
This area will...more
I love Smithy's! One of my favorite wine bars in London. The interior is very cozy - I think it may be a converted chapel or something, judging by the exposed rafters? Not sure. They have a nice selection of wines and beers.
It gets busy around 7 PM with the after-work crowd. Never too busy that it feels claustrophobic or anything -- people seem happy to spill out onto the street. However, it...more
I recently came here with a friend who found a free meal on the City Hawk app. The location is hard to find, but its cool because its like a secret pub off the beaten path in King's Cross. I really like the interior.
Our waiter had NO CLUE about anything. It was his first day, bless him, but it was like he literally walked in off the street. He didn't know anything about any of the dishes on...more
My favorite place for solid pub food. I've had their salmon, their chocolate cake, and their fish & chips: all delicious. The place itself is beautiful (think classy pub) and there's a really nice mix of people here!more
A quick update...
I had a delicious game burger from the a la carte menu the other day. It's not cheap, about £16, but it was great.
And recently from the £8 lunch menu I had a chicken ciabatta sarnie and chips which was fine. I think the sausage and mash is the best thing on that menu though.
It's still a really nice place, with a cellar feel to it, in an interesting part of town. Great for a...more