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Summary

£61
  £££
2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

In June 2019, after ten years, Anna Hansen quit the Clerkenwell haunt she founded with the backing of D&D London, leaving Robert McCleary, who’d cooked with her all that time, at the helm. Known for its eclectic, Kiwi-inspired culinary approach, it’s always been a venue that’s divided opinion (“others rave, but I’m not sure why”), and we’ve maintained its existing middle-of-the-road rating for the time being. Most reliably, it’s tipped as “a scrumptious brunch place”“really good food and a light, fresh place to start the day”.

Summary

£61
  £££
2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

In June 2019, after ten years, Anna Hansen quit the Clerkenwell haunt she founded with the backing of D&D London, leaving Robert McCleary, who’d cooked with her all that time, at the helm. Known for its eclectic, Kiwi-inspired culinary approach, it’s always been a venue that’s divided opinion (“others rave, but I’m not sure why”), and we’ve maintained its existing middle-of-the-road rating for the time being. Most reliably, it’s tipped as “a scrumptious brunch place”“really good food and a light, fresh place to start the day”.

Summary

£65
  £££
2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Aussie fusion chef Anna Hansen’s 10-year-old Clerkenwell flagship (the offshoot in Finsbury Square is no more) is a “perennially brilliant brunch spot” with “interesting food and great service... hence its popularity, especially on weekends”. “Love the sugar-cured prawn, spring onion and sambal omelette” – a dish that has entered folklore. But some diners are not convinced, dismissing the food as merely “trendy” or “mediocre and disappointing”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
Yes
12, 22
No dress code
100

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Brunch £19.50  

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£10.50 £19.50 £4.00 £5.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
47-48 St Johns Sq, London, EC1V 4JJ
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑9 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑10 pm
Saturday9 am‑10 pm
Sunday10 am‑4 pm

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