The name nearly says it all. Yes, this is a place for steaks and lots of craft ale in bottles and on tap. But some of the smaller dishes are as good as the main events, especially the meaty ‘snacks and starters’ and the chips, which are the best in NW5. If you’re not eager for beer, the wine list is good and cheap, and so are the cocktails.
Beef & Brew is permanently closed.
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