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26 St John StreetClerkenwellLondonEC1M 4AY
Wow, eating here was the highlight of my weekend in London, which is saying something. I got the bone marrow, buttered asparagus, and grilled ox heart. The food was delectable and the atmosphere cheerful yet sophisticated. Plan to come back here next time I'm in town.more
Mouthwatering delicious and a pretty reasonable value. I got the bone marrow, potted beef, and buttered asparagus and they were all delicious. The acidity and freshness of the parsley salad offsets the fattiness of the bone marrow perfectly. The potted beef with pickled walnuts and green beans was equally delicious and as simple as the buttered asparagus was, it was also lovely.
Full disclosure: This is my favorite restaurant. But they're not paying me to say that.
I've eaten at St John (this Smithfield location) at least ten times, and I don't even live in the UK. It is my most anticipated meal (and second meal) every trip I take to London. The food and the beer selection are flawless time after time, and I love that it's located close to my favorite pub (the...more
Yes, it hit the spot! If you are the mood for bone marrow, ox hearts and other non traditional dishes, this might satisfy the taste buds.
Highlights: Delicious non traditional dishes, Ample quantity, Great Desserts, Reasonably priced wine list, Takes reservations, Great customer service and nice big dinning area.
Can improve: Would love to see some more birds on the menu, Chicken or...more
When my husband and I decided to visit London for a week, we were most excited to eat at St. John! We're fans of Fergus Henderson and were really curious to visit his restaurant. Luckily there was place - for the entire week there was only one timeslot available! So we quickly booked our reservation.
A few reviewers have described the restaurant well as unassuming. We actually passed the...more