Best Breakfast in Central (or all of?) London
Yes, the Modern Pantry is more than a breakfast spot. The sleekly styled, three-story restaurant, occupying a brick townhouse on St. John's Square (with the Zetter Hotel and Zetter Townhouse nearby), offers all-day, afternoon tea, and evening set-price menus that reflect London's multiculturalism--smoked burrata, tofu and pea inari tempura, miso-and-tamarind-marinated steak, salmon sashimi, ras el haout yogurt-marinated lamb, ginger-Szechuan pepper-and-orange-marinated duck breast, a small but interesting international wine list. But my breakfast--scrambled eggs, fried haloumi, slow-roasted tomatoes, wilted spinach, and amazing toast--made me understand why people make reservations for their morning meals here.
By Derk Richardson, AFAR Staff
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47-48 St John's Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1V 4JJ, UK
+44 20 7553 9210
Sun 10am - 10pm
Mon 8am - 10pm
Tue - Fri 8am - 10:30pm
Sat 9am - 10:30pm