The Jugged Hare is a public house and restaurant at 49 Chiswell Street, between Barbican and Moorgate underground stations in the City of London.Arrange to visit The Jugged Hare and other attractions in London using our London day trip tool.
The pub was opened on the site of an old Grade II listed brewery in 2012 by brothers Ed and Tom Martin, who also run The Gun in the Docklands and The Prince Arthur in London Fields, among other establishments. The decor includes oak flooring, red leather seating and a collection of stuffed and mounted animals.
Upon opening, it was reviewed favourably by restaurant critic Giles Coren of The Times, who called it "a very good addition to a good chain of pubs".
The Jugged Hare Reviews
I’ve just finished the theatre meal here. The starter was delicious - tinned salmon and soda bread. Unusual and generous. The second course was a disappointment. Caesar salad with soggy fatty bacon... more »
Poor Bar Service, great atmosphere inside Bar Area.. mainly standing although Restaurant at rear. Pub obviously does great trade due to its location / proximity to the Barbican Centre and staff may... more »
Very classy pub in the heart of London. Can be busy on Thursday and over the weekend as is placed very close to big corporations and Barbican centre. People prefer to have a drink after theatre or concert dinner. It is one of the cleaniest pubs in London so far. I love their White Russian cocktail but also the other drinks they offer. Do not expect very fancy cocktails because it's still a pub and not a cocktail bar.
Handy pub located where there aren't many pubs around. The drinks are slightly expensive. It's a small pub - There's not much standing space near the bar or many tables with seats, so it's always a squeeze at busy times. There is a separate gourmet restaurant attached with plenty of tables but which is always full as it's very popular. In the summer there is extra seating across the road in a space with some artificial turf and some tables.
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