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Smithy's Wine Bar and Restaurant
15-17 Leeke StreetWC1X 9HY
- +44 (0)20 7278 5949
Top 5 reviews of Smithy's Wine Bar and Restaurant
This is a great place in Kings X to share some drinks with friends. The atmosphere is by far my favorite in an area where it's tough to find a nice place to hang out. It's off of the main streets so it is never massively crowded and the beer/wine selection is good. There are also bar snacks, which gets more points with me than it probably should.
I've never tried the food, but everything is... 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
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
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
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