About SquareMeal

About SquareMeal + its reviews

For almost 30 years, SquareMeal has been the market-leading independent restaurant commentator, with up-to-date reviews of over 7,000 London and UK restaurants and bars, written by a team of independent critics with the aid of comments from thousands of restaurant customers. Squaremeal.co.uk is updated throughout the year and over 30,000 restaurant reservations across the UK are made through the website.

A multi-platform publishing service

SquareMeal has print, mobile and online platforms, which means an active pre-registered member database of people who qualify to receive a printed annual guide and e-newsletters.

The SquareMeal community

The SquareMeal community of high-spend restaurant goers is unequalled in the UK. SquareMeal is the major provider of à la carte restaurant bookings in the country – its users make reservations by telephone, email and online booking. The value of restaurant reservations through SquareMeal is estimated to exceed £150m a year.

SquareMeal printed publications

As well as squaremeal.co.uk, printed versions of the SquareMeal Restaurants + Bars Guide and Venues + Events Guide are published by Monomax Ltd. These are free to qualifying executives in Central London. Alternatively, they are available direct from the publishers or www.amazon.co.uk. The guides are priced at £9.95.

SquareMeal Rewards

SquareMeal Rewards is our loyalty scheme which rewards members with fabulous perks. Anyone who books restaurants or venues through squaremeal.co.uk can collect points (100 points per restaurant and 400 for a venue), which are then exchanged for luxury gifts from high-end brands.

Venues + Events

SquareMeal Venues + Events is a multi-platform service that provides bookers with all they need to know about event spaces in London and the UK. Its audience is kept up-to-date about new openings, the best venues and breaking news through weekly e-newsletters, a regularly updated website, the SquareMeal annual guide, quarterly magazines, the SquareMeal Concierge service and frequent reader events. The Venues + Events guide has a circulation of 50,000. Its award-winning annual exhibition, Venues + Events Live, attracts over 8,000 bookers to Old Billingsgate, EC3 in September each year.

The Venues + Events channel on SquareMeal.co.uk has a huge and growing database of venues both in London and throughout the UK. The free SquareMeal Concierge service (0207 840 5222) handles over £5m of venue and corporate entertainment enquiries annually.

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For assistance booking private rooms or venues, please contact Concierge.