The Modern Pantry, owned by head chef Anna Hansen, is housed in two handsome Georgian buildings in St John’s Square, Clerkenwell. The Modern Pantry offers dining options in the form of a restaurant and ground floor cafe.
The first floor Dining Rooms (Restaurant) is comprised of two elegant, light filled rooms overlooking St John’s Square. Classic Heritage features are complimented with contemporary design creating an intimate and relaxing atmosphere.
The Ground Floor Cafe is a modern casual dining space serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner 7 days a week, with outdoor seating in the summer.
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The Modern Pantry
47-48 St. John's SquareClerkenwellLondonEC1V 4JJ
I was ready for this place to be over-hyped but I have to say, I loved it! After a fire alarm had emptied nearby Workshop Coffee out onto the street, my brunch date and I decided to chance it here hoping most people had left the city on a sunny Good Friday.
We were in luck and they had a table free, and my guy let me sit by the window so I could happily bask in the sunshine. I liked the...more
We had a christmas team lunch here and it was a bit of a mixed bag. Decor was excellent. Food and service was mixed to disappointing.
We were here about an hour early due to mix up with the booking, however luckily they were able to accommodate us. We were seated and menus passed around. This is one of those places that tries to fancily list every ingredient to a dish in ways that mean you...more
I've heard really good stuff about modern pantry and was really excited to cross one restaurant of my list.
The menu looked really promising but the food doesn't deliver. The main problem in my opinion is they try too hard: too much flavours combination, too much ingredients, dishes name too long.
Most of the time I wasn't sure what I was eating. The mozzarella starter was a fritter of mozza,...more
Love the combination of the egg benedict with some weird herb and spices but it works. However, the salmon was a bit too dry and they seem to save on the sauce makes the dish very dry. The rice pudding is such a waste of money. There is nothing special! A disappointment !more
Sadly, I was a bit disappointed with my first visit to Modern pantry, after much hype and excitement.
Two friends and I made a Sunday booking for brunch at the new-ish Finsbury square location. The restaurant itself is lovely, very bright and clean, with a friendly welcome from the staff.
We did sit around for what felt like a bit too long before anyone approached to take our drink order,...more