St John restaurant and bar is a British restaurant which specialises in nose-to-tail eating – using to traditional recipes to serve up offal and other cuts of meat less commonly found on a menu. A gastronomic paradise, dishes include pig’s ears, bone marrow and has been awarded a Michelin star.
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St John Restaurant
26 St John StreetClerkenwellLondonEC1M 4AY
We did our best to not be disappointed. We really did.
My husband and I aren't famous or overly hipsterish. We're not British. What we are are lovers of great food and great wine and warm hospitality at reasonable prices. So whenever we travel, that's we look for.
We chose St. John to end a long week of business/sightseeing in London on the always dependable recommendation of another Bay...more
Honestly, I'm not even shitting you, this was one of the best restaurant experiences of my life. I've been wanting to go here for years, and finally got the opportunity.
Our server was top notch - she basically knew what we wanted, when we wanted it. She was fun but no-bullshit efficient and nailed all the recommendations. Wine, perfect and priced well.
The food - my god - the food. I don't...more
St. Johns is the top of the culinary meat mountain for "Meatatarians" of the world. I started with welsh rarebit which was disTINKtingly strong and most delicious. Lamb sweetbreads were superb and readyed me for what I trekked to St. Johns to sample. For (desert) I ordered the roasted marrow bones with parsley salad and toast... OMG this was a simple but stellar dish.This and the other dishes...more
A must stop for any London foodie. Expect simple plating, rich, satisfying food, and a casual atmosphere. I feel like this place is OG hipster.
Bone marrow is punchy and wonderful. The salt, parsley, and bone marrow go together so well.
Welsh rarebit is a must, as are the fresh baked Madelines for dessert.
If you can, grab some amazing doughnuts from the bakery to go! Apparently Fergus...more
It's been five years since my initial visit to St. John, and between then and now I think it's safe to say that I have expanded my taste palate. Returning to London and having secured our reservation for a second time, I was somewhat worried that our upcoming visit to St. John would change my perspective on my amazing first experience.
But fast-forward to post-visit: St. John was just as I...more