St John Bread and Wine

Now a bustling bakery, dining room and offering a number of delicious wines St John Bread and Wine provides a menu that changes daily.
In 1993 Furgus and wife Margot, alongside friend Jon Spiteri created The French House in Soho, which with the help of Trevor, owner of The Fire Station in Waterloo established St John Smithfield in 1993. After spending numerous years building a customer base and sourcing wines from France, the bakery outgrew itself and in 2003 St John Bread and Wine was built opposite Spitalfields Market.

Nearby Attractions

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Museum of London
A great museum dedicated to the history and evolution of London.
Smithfields Market
The largest meat market in the UK today, Smithfields has been in use since Medieval times.
St Bartholomew's Hospital
St Bartholomew's, often known simply as Bart's, is the oldest hospital in all of Europe.
Hatton Gardens
World Famous street in London for buying and trading Diamonds and Bespoke Jewellery
Theatre for Film, Theatre and Dance
London Diamond Bourse
The only internationally recognised diamond bourse in the UK, making it an epicentre for the diamond trade around the British Isles and beyond.

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