Shoreditch, Clerkenwell



This is from Hawksmoor's Will Becket and Huw Gott. There will be lesser known cuts of meat on the menu such and Executive chef Richard Turner has also been hard at work on the menu coming up with treats such as Six-hour Bacon Ribs and Eight-hour Beef Shortrib.

Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 7
Giles Coren Times
Reviewed on March 15, 2014
"My mate Bob was ten minutes late so I ordered a half of some nice but terrifyingly cloudy pale ale at the bar (presumably so organic you could plant it in your back garden and expect to be overrun with hops by June) and little ship’s biscuits topped with the most unctuous fat Spanish anchovy and rings of mild onion. Bloody marvellous." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Zoe Williams Telegraph
Reviewed on February 11, 2014
"(The pluma) is criss-crossed with fat, but is nothing like belly, has none of those inch-thick seams. Instead, there is just the atmosphere and tenderness of marbling. It had been marinated in a sauce… I want to call it "barbecue" but it was classier and less brash. The exterior was beautifully seared. I would eat it again now, and also tomorrow." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Grace Dent Evening Standard
Reviewed on January 10, 2014
"And you’d need to be a misery, or someone who revels in being sour, not to enjoy Foxlow. It is cosy, dimly lit and elegant, yet also buzzy and youthful." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6
Jay Rayner Observer Estimated score
Reviewed on December 29, 2013
"I suspect that, were I completely sloshed, all of this would be fabulous. It would be great. I'd welcome every last speck of salt, fat and sugar. Sadly, that's not a great recommendation for what's trying to be a grown-up restaurant." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8.5
Tracey MacLeod Independent
Reviewed by December 21, 2013
"Slow-smoked beef shortrib is huge in every sense, its sweet, smoky expansiveness pulled up short by the sour, pungent blast of kimchi. Skinny fries come smothered in bacon salt, recalling smoky bacon crisps. Puddings, including soft-serve sundaes and cherry pie, are simple and fun." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 9
Richard Vines Bloomberg
Reviewed on November 28, 2013
"I’m a person of enthusiasms. I’ve been going back to Foxlow almost as much as to Gymkhana, my favorite new restaurant of the year." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6
Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on November 27, 2013
"Slow-smoked is a category that brings definite reward in the 10-hour beef shortrib served with kimchi, where glossy orotund meat falls from the wide polished bone almost on command and Chinese cabbage fermented with garlic and chilli cuts through treacly richness like the Korean People’s Army through the editorial offices of US Elle magazine." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Joe Warwick Metro
Reviewed on November 21, 2013
"Also available as a side, starter or main, they’ve decided to rescue the concept of the salad bar from sneeze-guards and mass-market chains. Lemon-roasted carrots and fennel, and little gem with Parmesan dressing, were the standouts in our five-strong selection plated by the kitchen." READ REVIEW


Restaurant details

Address: 69-73 St John Street, London EC1M 4AN

Telephone number: 020 7014 8070

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Nearest station: Farringdon

Nearest Station: Farringdon

Opening times: Mon - Sat 12PM – 3PM, 5:30PM – 10:30PM
Sunday 12PM – 5:30PM

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