Browns Old Jewry

Browns Old Jewry

SquareMeal Review of Browns Old Jewry

Going to Brown’s used to be like popping home to your mum for supper – no surprises on your plate, & you always knew you’d be looked after. These days, it’s more of a gamble. Readers complain that the experience is let down by service, which can take ‘an age’ – especially as thinly spread staff are usually rushed off their feet. The cooking is also unpredictable, ‘more miss than hit’ says one diner, while others rate it as merely ‘average’. That’s a shame, because when Brown’s is on form, the mix of comfortable old-school surrounds & a Brit-meets-Med menu can work well. Try your luck with a plate of oysters followed by shepherd’s pie, or go for something sunnier – slow-roasted peppers ahead of prawn & chorizo linguine, say. Cocktails are often a good shout, with decent bloody Marys at the weekend, & midweek martinis on special offer at some branches.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Bank Tube Station 157m

Fenchurch Street Station 293m

Address

Address: 8 Old Jewry , London EC2R 8DN

Area: Moorgate Liverpool Street

Opening times

Mon-Fri 8am-10pm

Nearby Landmarks

Grocers Hall 39m

Mercers' Hall 65m

Details

Telephone: 020 7606 6677

Website:

Cuisine: International

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