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26 St John StreetClerkenwellLondonEC1M 4AY
St John is a very renowned restaurant and it's all deserved. Anthony Bourdain considers St John his favorite restaurant in the world. St John is a very unassuming restaurant with a semi-opened kitchen. The crowd is anyone from corporate pricks to a mother and daughter having a date day. There's no million dollar view or expensive tablecloth. It's all grill and no frills. I absolutely...more
The final verdict on the pronunciation is in... "Saint John" not "Sinjin" much to the dismay of my teenage nephew, brother-in-law and husband (who have retained their teenage-glib till this day)
The pheasant and trotter pie was the big hit, as was the melt in your mouth marrow of bone with brown bread and parsley. The octopus salad was polarizing from real disgust to actual fans... You must...more
I pigged out at St. John.
And I mean this as literally as I possibly could. Because we ordered the whole suckling pig, and it was... woah.
We did the private dining room in the back for 15 people, filling it. It was an odd rectangular room that sloped into one side, making it a little claustrophobic. It also was very, VERY loud. All the noise bounced back and forth so it was a cacophony of...more
This restaurant is really pretentious and not good at all.
The grouse is just horrible and smells like poo.
The meat on dripped toast has an 'interesting' presentation. At least we laughed a lot in front of the dishes that were brought to us. We laughed less when we saw the bill: it is completely overpriced.more
Order the roast bone marrow if they have it. Thank me later.
Meat lovers have a lot to experience here. No matter what part of an animal you want - or think you want - they've got it, and the staff can make recommendations should their visceral vocabulary twist you around. Last I was here we had a variety of items, all prepared expertly. Their menu changes daily, so my recommendations...more