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St. John Bread and Wine

94-96 Commercial Street, London E1 6LZ, England
+44 20 7251 0848
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
European, British, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
94-96 Commercial Street, London E1 6LZ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

16 of us for a 40th Birthday Feasting Menu; the Crispy Pig Skin & Tarragon Appetiser was amazing; the Octopus, Chickpeas and Red Onion & Cuttlefish, Red Wine and Aioli starters were good; the Suckling Pig was tender and just fell apart on the plate;...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hunting for breakfast and found St John’s open - I’ve had dinner here. Deviled kidneys were a big draw for me - who cooks them at home? They were very lovely. Not too spicy; soft and juicy. Not enough toast though! Good coffee. Nice service.

Thank IOWman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Standing myself a pre-Christmas treat, I had an early evening dinner here. My starter of crispy pig's cheek salad was delicious, but the stand-out was the main of Tamworth faggots with swede - absolutely out of this world! I rounded things off with the Eccles...More

Thank IanCLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely my fav place in London to eat. Visited in December for a festive dinner out with my boyfriend. The waitress was helpful and attentive in helping us to choose a wine and recommending how many dishes to order. Food was simple and delicious, well...More

Thank Daffodil484
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The reservation policy puzzled me a little. There did not seem a lot of choice of times, yet while we were there plenty of walk ins were accepted. The food was good - perhaps not as a adventurous as I remember (its a few years...More

Thank PhileasFoggontour
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

It was my second time there. I live the food and the classic recipes. Everything is delicious and the ingredients are of the best quality. I had the rice pudding for dessert and it wasn’t the best choice as it is a heavy dessert after...More

2  Thank Kostas08
Reviewed 31 October 2017

great for before or after a visit to spitalfields market, for food or a glass of wine. loved the decor and the feel of the place. we went for breakfast- enjoyed my bacon sandwich. wonderful to find so many independent, unique restaurants!

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Thank kathy m
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Visited St. John Bread and Wine in Spitalfields for lunch with six other colleagues on a Thursday lunch time, having booked a table the day before. The bread which was brought over when we arrived was delicious. I then had the Welsh Rarebit (£6) for...More

Thank DMSCAD
Reviewed 12 October 2017

A hip place with big windows and lots of light, this amazing restaurant is as good as ever. Quality of product, freshness, surprise...quite an achivement for a restaurant that has been a long time favourite.

Thank maxO174IR
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A new favourite! I arrived before my boyfriend to let them know it was his birthday/arrange for a cake to be brought out and the waitress was so lovely (unfortunately didn't take a name, was the only blonde, female waitress if this helps). Simple interior...More

Thank Christine M
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if661 .
22 July 2016|
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Response from Patrick B | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Sunday for lunch and it's fairly relaxed, jeans and a Polo.
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22 July 2016|
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Response from d-katee | Reviewed this property |
Well, it is London... you can and should come as you are, really. But, make an effort. As you would when dining out. This place is casual though, not super-posh. And it is in East London, meaning, you probably wouldn't look... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$102
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94-96 Commercial Street, London E1 6LZ, England
    (Brushfield Street)
  • Public Transportation: Liverpool Street
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Spitalfields
  • Neighbourhood: Spitalfields
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7251 0848
  • E-mail
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