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Considering the popularity of the original Blacklock in Soho, it’s no surprise that the chophouse has added to its portfolio. This City branch takes a larger form, seating 100 covers in an industrial-style basement of exposed brickwork and concrete floors with a crowd-pleasing, eclectic soundtrack. Founder Gordon Ker has made room on the menu for some new additions, such as the tangy pig’s head on toast to start, topped with gherkins, chilli pepper and lashings of gravy. Blacklock’s signature ‘all in’ option has wisely not been messed with and remains a must-order: a perfectly cooked stack of beef, lamb and pork chops served atop crisp, herb-flecked flatbreads, which have soaked up the meat juices. Cocktails can be found at the bulky brass bar upon entering, with sips including the Pink Lady (cider brandy, cider syrup and Prosecco) impressing, and all for just £5 each. Meanwhile, desserts add to the homely feel with vanilla cheesecake atop a crumbly biscuit base, served tableside out of a tray. Friendly, fun staff, reasonable prices and the option to book (unlike the original) cement Blacklock City’s position as a cut above the rest – we wouldn’t be surprised to see more.

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Blacklock City

13 Philpot Lane ,London EC3M 8AA

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Great meat Great value Great service

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Apr 2017

We had a fantastic time at the new Blacklock. We'd been to Soho and loved it. Here we had the new scallops and ribs starters and shared bacon chops and rib eyes! Delicious and the sides are always a dream and i'm pleased to say they were here too! Shout out to Sarina for fantastic service and all in all great value for money too! Loved it

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  • Food & Drink: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Atmosphere: 10
  • Value: 10

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Blacklock City

13 Philpot Lane ,London EC3M 8AA

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Meat cellar

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Apr 2017

Tried out this newly opened branch of Blacklock on a Friday night. The service was very keen, perhaps overly so b ut I'm sure that will settle down when the enthusiasm of the young waiters wears off. The menu is short but interesting. We enjoyed the selection of canapes which were tasty and left room for the meat. The main course was excellent sides were good - we had kale and sweet potato. The star though has to be the meat which was top notch. Oh and the puddings were good too.

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  • Food & Drink: 7
  • Service: 7
  • Atmosphere: 6
  • Value: 6

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