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Shake Shack

Shake Shack

Burger Joint, Hot Dog Joint, and American Restaurant££££
City of Westminster, Covent Garden
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    Maryam S.
    "Shack burger, Cheese fries and strawberry milkshake 👌🏼"(13 Tips)
    Alan B.
    "SmokeShack burger & Concrete Jungle custard both very good."(8 Tips)
    V H.
    "But the cheesy fries are worth it and I'll be back for a milkshake!"(8 Tips)
    Jon S.
    "For the price, you can do far better - Byron, Patty & Bun etc."(9 Tips)
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  • MartinaYYheart icon on user image
    MartinaYYJuly 11, 2015
    Double shake shack is a must, melty and juicy. Fries are good too. Take a any shake, you can't go wrong with it. A tastier and healthier version of McDonalds. So happy we finally have it in Europe.
  • Nouraheart icon on user image
    NouraAugust 11, 2015
    Simply a burger to die for!
  • Magali M.heart icon on user image
    Magali MMarch 24, 2015
    It smells so good when you get to covent garden that you have to try it. A bit on the small side, but very tasty, and the cheese fries are so good. A bit pricey though.
  • John G.heart icon on user image
    John GibbonsAugust 13, 2013
    Staff are happy to hold a table for you after you order and while you wait if you are dining solo. They can also bring your food over when your buzzer goes off. Really great service. Very friendly.
  • Veneta N.heart icon on user image
    Awesome place for burger on the go (it's really hard to get a table). There is always a q but it goes quickly. Milkshakes are thick and tasty. Reminds me of In n Out Burger in Cali.
  • Julia S.
    Julia SandlerJuly 19, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    For first timers I would recommend the shack burger... if you're not having fries, then get 2 single burgers! Shake Shack is my happy place!!
  • Yasmina M.heart icon on user image
    Yasmina MikouDecember 29, 2015
    In the fast food category, it's a simple and good one. I love soft buns. Not heavy unless if you add toppings or double it. Really good fries, you may add cheese on top if you wanna go crazy 😄
  • Mike Y.
    Mike YinSeptember 18, 2013
    Taste is a tad different than the American counterparts (due to different beef and bacon sources), but it's still very tasty. Go for the Shack-cago dog if you want a great American hot dog style.
  • Marie-Anne R.
    Marie-Anne RamondDecember 14, 2013
    I visited this restaurant in New York and really enjoyed it. I was not disappointed by this one, located in the heart of Covent Garden. French fries with cheddar are delicious... but not really light!
  • MinistryofWaxing
    MinistryofWaxingJuly 21, 2013
    The burger craze continue and if you're looking for the perfect one -you'll find it here. Simple, fresh meat makes it deliciously irrisistable topped off with their signature frozen custard to finish
  • ParisianGeek
    ParisianGeekDecember 14, 2013
    If you want a taste of New York, you will find here one of the best burger in London! / Shake Shack vous donne un avant-goût new-yorkais en plein cœur de Londres.
  • Kip W.heart icon on user image
    Kip WattsAugust 6, 2015
    Best burger I've had here in London. I usually don't rate burgers outside of North America but the ones here are legit.
  • Trang B.heart icon on user image
    Trang BinnyFebruary 5, 2015
    I love the cheesy chips because the cheese was super nice but it was more like a cheese sauce rather than real cheese. The burger bun was good but I would recommend you to order double! Not single
  • Alvaro R.heart icon on user image
    Alvaro RodriguezJuly 16, 2013
    A bit more expensive than in NY but fries and custard portions are much bigger! A burger each and fries to share plus the special flavour custard of the day is the best deal!
  • Laura D.heart icon on user image
    Laura DoraFebruary 24, 2016
    The burgers aren't the best in the city for me but the crinkle-cut fries and shakes are insanely good and worth the visit alone.
  • Alan B.heart icon on user image
    Alan BrutenicFebruary 19, 2014
    So, Burger was totally awesome, PeanutButter Shake was perfect too. Chips and Frozen custard not so great. Still FiveGuys is winner for me. 🍔👌
  • Will M.heart icon on user image
    Will MofieldMarch 3, 2016
    Not a bad burger and their crinkle cut fries are great, with the backdrop of Covent Garden's historic market building. Burger, fries and drink came to £12+ (a bit pricey), but I'll definitely be back.
  • Patrick K.heart icon on user image
    Patrick KjellevoldJanuary 15, 2015
    SmokeShack was weaker than I thought. Cheese fries; good and tasty. Good ale. Believe ShackBurger is a better option to go for. Unfortunate, as expectations were high due to talks of an IPO.
  • Lewy J.heart icon on user image
    Lewy JonesSeptember 9, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Go on a rainy day - smaller queues, easy to get seats and they have umbrellas if you ask. An get the fifty-fifty. Not too sweet so nice and refreshing with your burger
  • Oskar D.heart icon on user image
    Oskar DahlbomSeptember 29, 2014
    The vegetarian burger (portabello mushroom and melted cheese) is the best! And don't miss the peanut butter milkshake.
  • Feras
    FerasMay 15, 2015
    The usual shake shack standards, go for the shack burger with some cheese fries and a vanilla milkshake 👌. Enjoy!
  • Zahra A.
    Zahra AubreyOctober 7, 2014
    The shroom burger is the best veggie burger I've had in London ! The fries and black & white milkshake is amazing too!
  • Lydia B.heart icon on user image
    Lydia BerkennouJanuary 26, 2015
    Could be pretty busy but if you are a burger lover then you must try, they taste just as good as the one they have in New York!
  • Jodi S.
    Jodi SchneckSeptember 3, 2013
    The burger and cheese fries were good - not my favourite in London but good. The ale was excellent. Once construction stops across the way it'll be a much more pleasant lunch spot.
  • Janet C.
    Janet CheungSeptember 1, 2014
    Have a little bit of America here. The shakes are really good. Seating outside in square to enjoy
  • Andy T.heart icon on user image
    Andy ThorntonNovember 9, 2013
    Try a taste of 80s nostalgia: CRINKLE-CUT CHIPS. Better than other recent US burger imports but need to step up their game to compete with London's thriving burgerama. Rammed with hungry US tourists.
  • Kobbora J.heart icon on user image
    Kobbora JungApril 14, 2014
    Great staffs and service. I spilled my drink at the table, one man staff came to my table and asked me my drink name which I ordered.After then He brough me a new drink for me! T0T
  • Ellenka M.heart icon on user image
    Ellenka MJanuary 18, 2020
    Same quality as in NYC. A lot better than 5 Guys around the corner. Would recommend if you like a full flavour juicy burger
  • V H.heart icon on user image
    V HMay 7, 2015
    Burger was an upmarket version of a McDonald's burger. There's other places to go for a decent burger. But the cheesy fries are worth it and I'll be back for a milkshake!
  • Justin B.
    Justin BartonDecember 16, 2013
    If you are from NY and are missing home, this is the place to go to get our amazing Shake Shack burgers. Shack Stack and Cheese Fries, FTW!
  • Maryam S.heart icon on user image
    Maryam SalamahAugust 16, 2015
    Shack burger, Cheese fries and strawberry milkshake 👌🏼
  • Kate S.heart icon on user image
    Kate SocatiyanurakNovember 4, 2018
    Been here 10+ times
    Love the Chick n Shack! The cheeseburger is nice also, no need for any sauce!
  • Angela L.heart icon on user image
    Angela LiuFebruary 12, 2015
    The shack stack is absolutely amazing- beef burger with portabello mushroom and cheese. Not to miss the cheesy fries too
  • BarChick
    BarChickSeptember 2, 2013
    The burgers come in many shapes and sizes, but we say go for the SmokeShack burger with Wiltshire cured smoked bacon http://barchick.com/find-a-bar/london/shake-shack-london
  • Alexandre P.
    Alexandre PerrinJuly 14, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    For a mind blowing experience ask for their Double SmokeShack, and you'll have the best burger you've ever had. Shackburger is nothing amazingl, and single version too small.
  • Anna W.heart icon on user image
    Anna WallaceNovember 12, 2014
    Good fast food burger, cooked medium, crunchy toppings. Soft and sweet bun (I'd prefer a bit of crunch!) crinkle cut cheesy fries a winner.
  • Simon B.heart icon on user image
    Simon BaptistOctober 7, 2014
    One of my top buns in London. If you are feeling the night before, add a mix your own concrete & cheesy fries 🍔🍨🍟
  • Tom P.
    Tom PallowayAugust 13, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Madison Square Park in NYC comes to London. These are burgers like our mom made growing up in North America. DO NOT come here on a calorie restricted diet. Yum.
  • Brad T.heart icon on user image
    Brad TMarch 18, 2015
    Finally get to try my first one. A good burger (greasy, great for hangovers) but think 5 guys is better.
  • Alexia K.heart icon on user image
    Alexia KAugust 29, 2017
    Better than McDonalds, always packed though so you must be patient. Worth a try if you are up for burgers in the area.
  • Arix B.
    Arix BiOctober 5, 2016
    Soooooo fantastic hamburger! Try also the vegetarian one! Yummiiiiii
  • Lee-Riannan A.heart icon on user image
    Lee-Riannan AndraosJanuary 22, 2015
    Everything is fab! The veges on the burgers are fresh and there's lots of them. Love this place so much!
  • Abeer A.heart icon on user image
    Abeer AbdulazizJune 14, 2019
    Very good service and delicious burgers and shakes..the fries are OK .. the price is a little bit expensive
  • Léna L.
    Léna Le RollandNovember 3, 2013
    Best burgers on earth ! Go for the shake burger w/ cheese fries.
  • Alessandro M.heart icon on user image
    Alessandro MingioneDecember 21, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Single shack burger, cheese fries, fifty/fifty. Thank me later. Unlike the NYC's joint the queue is manageable.
  • Jason L.
    Jason LearJuly 29, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Love these burgers. My favourite on offer on the London burger circuit. Double shack every time.
  • David R.heart icon on user image
    David Roca @daroitApril 19, 2015
    Ask for the fries cheese sauce on the side, you'll then get a bigger serving
  • Markheart icon on user image
    MarkDecember 31, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    First shake shack outside of the US that I tried. This does not compare to the NY shake shack, but it's still good
  • Dave M.heart icon on user image
    Dave MassNovember 25, 2013
    You need a good 20 minutes to get your food. This doesn't pretend to be fast food. The frozen custard is excellent and the burgers tasty. Little Expensive but it IS Covent Garden.
  • Teeheart icon on user image
    TeeOctober 20, 2014
    Fresh and clean burgers, crunchy crinkle cut fries. The shack stack is especially beautiful.
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