Coopers

49 Lincoln's Inn Fields , London, WC2A 3PF

SquareMeal Review of Coopers

This corner restaurant situated opposite Lincoln’s Inn Fields has been dubbed a ‘hidden gem’ by readers, & retains a loyal following among local legal eagles & staff from the nearby Royal College of Surgeons, who swap scalpels for steak knives as they slice into slabs of aged Aberdeen Angus rib-eye, say, or braised brisket with horseradish mash. The distinctive terracotta interior doesn’t suit all tastes & evenings can be deadly quiet, but the kitchen knocks out some confident, creative modern dishes along the lines of spicy chorizo & chickpea salad, Barbary duck breast with wilted spinach & parsnip purée or scallops & tiger prawns on hot chilli & ginger tagliatelle. An interesting wine list includes bottles sourced direct by the owners, while the basement brasserie is a safe bet for those after something more affordable.

Best Female Chefs Series

MONICA GALETTI

In the Year of the Woman, SquareMeal is running a series of interviews with top female chefs. Read here to discover the sense of achievement Monica Galetti feels about owning her first restaurant, what it’s like working with her husband, and the different ways in which Masterchef has changed her life.

Are you the restaurant owner?

Click here for Links & Logos

Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Holborn Tube Station 332m

Chancery Lane Tube Station 437m

Address

Address: 49 Lincoln's Inn Fields , London WC2A 3PF

Area: Covent Garden

Opening times

Mon-Fri 11am-11pm

Nearby Landmarks

The Peacock Theatre 78m

Royal College of Surgeons of England 97m

Details

Telephone: 020 7831 6211

Cuisine: Modern European

9.5

Food & Drink: 10.0

Service: 9.5

Atmosphere: 9.5

Value: 9.0

Food & Drink: 5.0

Service: 4.0

Atmosphere: 4.0

Value: 4.0

Nick M. 01 April 2010

Coopers is great. I have been going there since the late 90s and have never been disappointed. The menu shows imagination without being outlandish, and the cooking is superb. The prices are a little on the high side, but not outrageous. The service is friendly and efficient, and Denise's advice is always to be trusted. It is quite a lively place at lunchtimes, without being noisy. The atmosphere in the evenings is very varied; it is often used for medium-sized parties, which create a buzz, but on other nights it can be a little too quiet. Always best to book.

Food & Drink: 5.0

Service: 5.0

Atmosphere: 5.0

Value: 5.0

Ray B. 07 December 2009

This restaurant is a hidden gem. Set in the historical Lincoln's Inn next to the old curiosity shop.You will find a superb atmosphere with great munue of food and wine at a fair price. This is one of my favourite London restaurants by far. Ray