St John Bread & Wine
Cuisine: British
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Address: 94-96 Commercial Street, London E1 6LZ

Website: Visit restaurant website

Telephone: +44 20 3301 8069

A more relaxed sibling to Fergus Henderson and Trevor Gulliver’s famed St John restaurant, Bread & Wine brings modern British cuisine to Spitalfields

This restaurant has been awarded a Michelin Bib Gourmand

Latest reviews of St John Bread & Wine

Time_Out

Time Out Editors, Time Out

15 October 2012

‘I could make that at home,’ you think, until you taste the dishes – it’s not easy to achieve such spectacular results from so little (although starting with top-drawer ingredients helps…

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Edward Smith, Rocket and Squash

23 September 2012

The best pig cheek dish I’ve eaten: the cheek was portioned in vertical slices, with the fat still firmly affixed; the fat (…) was rendered and them crisped to the point that the dish was effectively a plate warm pork scratchings; a stonking bitter leaf salad with a mustard and vinegar dressing cut the fat perfectly. I can still taste it…

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MichaelWinner

Michael Winner, The Sunday Times

30 September 2007

Everything was absolutely superb. Congratulations to the duty sous-chef, Lee Kiernan…

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Andy_Hayler

Andy Hayler, andyhayler.com

13 May 2006

For the main course a whole sea bass was roasted, and this was well made, yet there were no vegetables at all served with it, nor even any available as a side dish – this was just eccentric…

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What the Critics say

Time_Out

Time Out Editors, Time Out

15 October 2012

‘I could make that at home,’ you think, until you taste the dishes – it’s not easy to achieve such spectacular results from so little (although starting with top-drawer ingredients helps…

Read full review »
MichaelWinner

Michael Winner, The Sunday Times

30 September 2007

Everything was absolutely superb. Congratulations to the duty sous-chef, Lee Kiernan…

Read full review »
jay_rayner

Jay Rayner, The Observer

17 August 2003

I like St John Bread & Wine. In a city too full of overwrought concepts, it’s a very understated approach which makes a self-conscious virtue of simplicity…

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Matthew Fort

Matthew Fort, The Guardian

19 July 2003

What counts in a St John dish – (…)-  is taste, or taste and flavour. You are beaten around the tastebuds by them, although they need not be of a hefty, hectoring nature. Indeed, some of the dishes had a surprising delicacy…

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What the Bloggers say

Edward Smith, Rocket and Squash Avatar

Edward Smith, Rocket and Squash

23 September 2012

The best pig cheek dish I’ve eaten: the cheek was portioned in vertical slices, with the fat still firmly affixed; the fat (…) was rendered and them crisped to the point that the dish was effectively a plate warm pork scratchings; a stonking bitter leaf salad with a mustard and vinegar dressing cut the fat perfectly. I can still taste it…

Read full review »
Andy_Hayler

Andy Hayler, andyhayler.com

13 May 2006

For the main course a whole sea bass was roasted, and this was well made, yet there were no vegetables at all served with it, nor even any available as a side dish – this was just eccentric…

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