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The Brasserie on St John Street

360-362 St. John Street, London EC1V 4NR, England
44 0207 837 1199
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Ranked #6,313 of 18,163 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $39 - $60
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: European
Neighborhood:
Clerkenwell
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Only a few minutes walk from Sadler's Wells, this is a good restaurant for a pre-theatre meal, with a good-value special menu, though it is wise to add some extra vegetables if you are feeling hungry. Good wine list, whether by the glass or buying a bottle, friendly staff and well-cooked food. Inevitably the availability of tables is linked to... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We went as a party of five after a performance at Sadler's Wells at 6.00p.m. I couldn't believe how small the portions were and Had to have a pudding to fill the hole but that was still tiny so left almost as hungry as we went in. How much does it cost to get another 20 chips? £17.50 for small... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I've visited this restaurant twice now - both as a venue for a pre-theatre dinner before a show at Sadler's Wells - and have always found it a very reliable choice. The food has always been of good quality, although I think the portions are slightly on the small side, and the service, although a little patchy on my last... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

One expects any restaurant dignified by the name 'Brasserie' to be something exceptional, like one of those marvellous places in Paris. Sadly the name seems a little misplaced here. It's a perfectly good restaurant, with tasty food and efficient service, but does not deserve (in my opinion) to be aggrandised as a Brasserie.

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Swindon
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227 reviews 227 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We visited the Brasserie prior to a matinee at Sadlers Wells and although the cost was not cheap, around £70 for 2 courses and wine (3 glasses between us), the food was well prepared and very tasty. The portion sizes were not large, which suited us as a "pre-theatre" lunch and the service was very friendly and reasonably efficient. Overall... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Five of us ate before the ballet at Sadler's Wells. Starters modest in amount. Fishcake seemed to have a large amount of mashed potato. Fish and chips had American style fries, with tiny amount of mushy peas puree but good fish in batter. Risotto tasty. Relaxed atmosphere, very pleasant waiting staff, food was prompt.

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Rickmansworth
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30 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We visited this restaurant for a family meal and were very disappointed. Firstly, only the pre theatre menu was available which restricted the choice, though they were good enough to provide fish and chips for one member of our party who is very picky. Service was slow - took about 45 mins for our main course to arrive after starters... More 

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Shepperton, England
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101 reviews 101 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Had booked for a meal with friends prior to going to Sadlers Wells this evening. Friendly welcome when we arrived. We had a particularly lovely young French waitress who looked after us. We had the set menu for £17.50. We were not expecting fine dining for that price but nevertheless we had hoped for better than we got. My starter... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This is an attractive and welcoming restaurant with good, prompt and attentive service in general. The menu is varied and interesting and there is a good pre-theatre menu for £17.50. The starters of parsnip soup and gravadlax were both very good and the see bass was also good. All beautifully presented. However, the guinea fowl was very tough and the... More 

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cheshire, uk
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23 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The staff were aware that we were going to the ballet and so the service was very prompt and efficient but without the feeling we were being rushed. The set pre- theatre menu was excellent value and the food was of an extremely high quality. The restaurant had a nice ambience and although it was busy, the staff were attentive... More 

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Additional Information about The Brasserie on St John Street

Address: 360-362 St. John Street, London EC1V 4NR, England
Phone Number: 44 0207 837 1199
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 39 - 60
Cuisine: European

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