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Ask for Janice

Ask for Janice


A neighbourhood bar and restaurant serving local, fresh dishes, cocktails, craft beer, natural wine and a selection of gin.

Located opposite Smithfield Market, right next to the Barbican and Farringdon, we are open from early morning to late night.

We work with the best local suppliers for our meat, fish and veg and use a professional forager for as many of our herbs and salad leaves as possible. Our daytime menus include pancakes, eggs on toast, and Mr. Chaudhry’s flatbread wraps, the evening menu is made up of small plates designed for sharing such as seasonal rice balls, London burrata with pickled watermelon or bavette steak with black rice and pickled veg. Weekends at Ask for Janice are for bottomless brunch – choose 3 small plates to graze on and fill up on Bloody Marys, Bucks Fizz or Salty Dogs.

Our stripped back interior is filled with works from some of the most popular contemporary and street artists including Kid Acne, Damien Hirst and Pure Evil. Our basement bar is perfect for intimate parties and gatherings or a whole venue buy out gives exclusive use of both levels - book today