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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

176 Drury Lane ,London WC2B 5QF

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Little Gem!

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Mar 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!

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  • Food & Drink: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Atmosphere: 10
  • Value: 10

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