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26 St John StreetClerkenwellLondonEC1M 4AY
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
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.
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