Jar Kitchen 1

176 Drury Lane , London, WC2B 5QF

2 reviews

29 British Covent Garden

  • Jar Kitchen food
  • Jar Kitchen interior

SquareMeal Review of Jar Kitchen

At the top of Drury Lane, far enough away from the theatres to have some piece and quiet, but close enough to get some of the action, is this new modern British restaurant. It’s a minimalist place with the stripped wood floors and sharing as well as individual tables, but there’s an attractive quirkiness too – Kilner versions of the jars in the title make great lampshades. The chef, Dominik Moldenhauer, who’s done his time in some high punching restaurants (including Heston Blumenthal’s Dinner), knows the value of decent ingredients and by buying locally is blessed by some of the best suppliers in London – Rococo, Monmouth Coffee, Neals Yard Dairy etc. Open for breakfast, lunch and early dinner, expect truffle omelette or home baked beans and slow cooked eggs to start the day, ox cheek and cheddar croquettes or lemons sole with brown butter and kale as the hours progress. 

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Jar Kitchen is recommended for

Bottomless Brunch

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Holborn Tube Station 276m

Covent Garden Tube Station 318m


Address: 176 Drury Lane , London WC2B 5QF

Area: Covent Garden

Opening times

Tues-Sat 10am-2.30pm 5.30-11pm

Nearby Landmarks

New London Theatre 31m

The Hospital Art Gallery 105m


Telephone: 020 7405 4255


Cuisine: British


Food & Drink: 10.0

Service: 10.0

Atmosphere: 10.0

Value: 10.0

Food & Drink: 5.0

Service: 5.0

Atmosphere: 5.0

Value: 5.0

Barry W. 12 March 2015

We stumbled upon this little gem of a restaurant at the top end of Drury Lane (heading to Holborn) the décor is quirky rustic, but this belies the quality of the superb food served up by the friendly and helpful staff, nothing was too much trouble. We had the slow cooked pork and house pasta with beef all washed down with a glass of Mount Brown SB. A great experience and will definitely visit again soon!

Food & Drink: 5.0

Service: 5.0

Atmosphere: 5.0

Value: 5.0

Jonathan B. 05 March 2015

Just opened in Covent Garden. Serves British produce cooked in imaginative yet tasty ways. Coffee is great too as well is the friendly atmos. Check it before it gets too full