About Joe's Southern Table & Bar

Joe's Southern Table and Bar serves authentic Deep South dining in the heart of Covent Garden. This fun and vibrant venue is set across three levels of dining space including trendy basement bar, Cocktail Baby, and welcomes small groups and larger parties celebrating a special occasion.

Brimming with warm Southern hospitality and a menu that’s sure to make your mouth water, Joe’s is the perfect destination to enjoy a meal with family and friends or relax after a long day at work. The animated yet intimate bar area serves a selection of creative cocktails where diners can benefit from a range of fantastic Happy Hour deals, party packages and a bar food menu that’s ideal to match.

Offering tempting deals throughout the week such as our Blue Plate Special, Happy Hour from Sunday through to Friday, a scrumptious dedicated menu for kids and ‘Feed Me Menu’ for groups of 10 or more, Joe’s is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy a slice of warm Southern hospitality.

34 King Street
London, WC2E 8JD
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Southern, American, Soul food

Hours of Operation:


Lunch:

Monday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:45pm

Dinner:

Monday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:45pm

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
£25 and under

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
020 7240 4008

Website:
http://www.joessouthern.co.uk/

Public Transport:

Covent Garden Tube

Charing Cross Overground

Executive Chef:
Trevor Tobin

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Private Room, Wine

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Private Dining

Cocktail Baby is a cool & unique space with a capacity of up to 65 people with occasional seating. The room has its own entrance, dedicated bar, audio and sound facilities.

Joe's Southern Table & Bar Ratings and Reviews

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Overall rating

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4.1

service

4.0

ambience

4.1

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

85% would recommend it to a friend

Comfort Food (100)
Fun (85)
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Good for Birthdays (64)
Vibrant Bar Scene (53)
Good for a Date (49)
Group Bookings (49)
Pre/post Theatre (47)
Lunch (45)
Quick Bite (39)
Bar Seating (38)
Happy Hour (38)
Handcrafted Cocktails (37)
Fit for Foodies (34)
Authentic (33)
Cosy (27)
Hot Spot (26)
Late-night Find (24)
Special Occasions (23)
Great Beer (22)
Spicy (17)
Child Friendly (15)
Good for Anniversaries (14)
Romance (14)
Creative Cuisine (13)
Gluten Free Options (13)
People Watching (13)
Worth the Drive (12)
Brunch (12)
Sunday Lunch (8)
Neighbourhood Gem (7)
Outstanding Value (6)
Seasonal (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Outdoor Eating (4)
Live Music (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Business Meals (2)
Live Sports (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Tapas (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Healthy (1)
Scenic View (1)
Vegan (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

One of the best chicken restaurants in London - hands down. My personal reccomendation is to try the Tabasco Honey Chicken ...you won’t be dissappointed.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun
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 (London)·Dined 3 days ago

We have visited Joe's a few times now on trips down to London and there is a reason why we go back. It's ace. The place has such a good atmosphere and has a real buzz about the place. The bar alone is a sight to behold but the food tops it. Always ace and we'll definitely be back.

Tags: Fun, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 11 November 2017

I love this restaurant. The food and service are always amazing. They have the best fried chicken and mac n cheese. Great selection of cocktails and spirits as well.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Quick Bite, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Great Beer, Cozy, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Spicy, Good for a Date, Fun, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour
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·Dined on 11 November 2017

The staff here are all super friendly and every item of food is cooked to perfection, also a great range of craft beers, would recommend to anyone.

Tags: Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date
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·Dined on 11 November 2017

Both me (a vegetarian) and my husband who eats meat absolutely loved this place. I had the mac&cheese which was better than any I've tried, and my husband thoroughly enjoyed his burger. The honey corn bread is amazing! Would visit again in a heartbeat. Great food.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good Vegetarian Options, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Casual, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on 10 November 2017

Great food, Great service, Great cocktails, Great enviornment.

Tags: Fun
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·Dined on 7 November 2017

Excellent service, young gentleman made sure we were happy with our food/drinks, didn’t feel like we were waiting around for service. Was lovely enough to give me my dessert for free as it was my birthday as we didn’t want to make a deal of it. Would definitely go again, food was delicious also.

Tags: Fun, Casual, Cozy, Quick Bite, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Comfort Food, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic, Hot Spot
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 (London)·Dined on 4 November 2017

Had a great meal for my sons birthday, lovely food, we all had a brilliant time.

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·Dined on 4 November 2017

Very good buffalo wings, excellent fried chicken, crispy and juicy, full of flavour. The welcome and service were excellent, really first class. Happy to recommend Joe's and will be going back again

Tags: Great Beer, Fun, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on 2 November 2017

Really fun place, if you love friend chicken you’ll love it here. Great quality chicken and good ambiance.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quick Bite, Fun
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·Dined on 28 October 2017

Fun venue for friends or family meal. Food was authentically Southern (coming from someone who lived in Atlanta Georgia for 10 years) and very kid friendly. But it wasn’t just a kids restaurant ... we saw lots of 20-something people meeting for dinner too. The restaurant had a fun feel to it, but that could be because it was Halloween weekend and the waiters’ costumes were quite festive!

Tags: Fun, Authentic
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·Dined on 27 October 2017

Fabulous southern American food freshly made. Great atmosphere & friendly staff. Delicious 😋

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Fun, Authentic, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food
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 (London)·Dined on 21 October 2017

The food in Joe's Southern Table and Bar is excellent. This is the second time I have dined with this establishment, the first in Kentish town for a quick snack and the second in King Street for a full meal. Both times we had excellent service. I was provided with an allergy menu and any help needed in choosing the suitable dishes for my food allergy. The food is delicious with large portion sizes and the cocktails, particularly the mojitos, were very enjoyable. Overall a great meal I would recommend.

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·Dined on 14 October 2017

Great environment and Southern US food choice.

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·Dined on 14 October 2017

Delicious food and great service. Menu had lots of great options and cocktail menu looked amazing. Good for trying something different. I’d definitely recommend the honey glazed cornbread - so yummy!!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour
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·Dined on 7 October 2017

We booked for a meal on Saturday evening as we were having a few days away in London and the restaurant caught our eye. So glad we did as we had a fantastic meal here.The food was amazing and we enjoyed everything we ordered. Great cocktail menu too so plenty to choose from to enjoy with our meal.We would definitely go again next time we are in London just a shame nothing near us like this.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food
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 (London)·Dined on 7 October 2017

My second time at joe’s everything was fantastic,great food,excellent customer service ,great ambiance.

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·Dined on 5 October 2017

Brilliant meal and lovely added touch of birthday surprise for my partner. 10/10

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays
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 (London)·Dined on 30 September 2017

First time at Joe's - LOVED IT!

The staff and the food probably make it what it is. The buffalo wings were delightful and the waiters were super friendly and just seemed to have a smile on their faces and looked like they were enjoying their work which was clearly noted and made the atmosphere so nice.

Friend picked three main courses and ate every bit!! Massive hit.

Just a shame they don't do draft beer but they do ice their glasses :-)

Tags: Comfort Food, Spicy, Casual, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on 30 September 2017

Booked a table for me and my daughter only a couple of hours in advance. Food was great, plenty of it and a decent price. Would definitely go again when in London next.

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·Dined on 30 September 2017

Absolutely loved Joe's Southern would definately recommend it was a bit slow with service but cannot fault anything else

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Live Music, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Romantic, Bar Seating, People Watching, Comfort Food, Casual, Great for Lunch, Great Beer, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on 29 September 2017

Had a fabulous time. food was tasty, staff were super-friendly, vibe was super-chilled.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Fun, Good for a Date
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·Dined on 26 September 2017

The Cocktails where really good and the Homemade BBQ sauce should be sold to the public.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on 26 September 2017

Really great place to eat. Fantastic staff, lovely venue and tasty food! The beef short rib may now have ruined all other beef ribs! So tender, tasty and yummy!! Nothing will even come close! Oh, and the triple chocolate cookie was a big hit! Worth the drive just for that.

See you again soon!!!

Tags: Great Beer, Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Casual
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·Dined on 18 September 2017

Great food and great attentive staff. Would highly recommend.

Tags: Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (London)·Dined on 16 September 2017

Our evening here was just amazing!

The food tastes delicious and it is very reasonably priced! Also a great selection on the menu. An extensive cocktail menu is also available!

Staff was very friendly and very attentive. Would highly recommend them.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Fun
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·Dined on 16 September 2017

As usual Joes was a total success. Food, service., ambience and value for money just can't be beaten. Our favourite London eatery

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Great Beer
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·Dined on 15 September 2017

Good service, very tasty food and allergen menu.
I thoroughly recommend the buffalo wings.

Tags: Authentic, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch
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 (London)·Dined on 9 September 2017

The fried chicken was amazing! And my bf really liked his burger! My cocktail reccommended by the waitress was great too!. It was a late night meal, service was fast and efficient! Will return!

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·Dined on 2 September 2017

Awesome venue and awesome service! The food was out of this world and great value for money. My boyfriend and I had a fantastic evening and will definitely be back. The cocktails are great too, and standard London prices. Buzzing venue, great bar, and the staff were really welcoming and attentive. A must visit!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Quick Bite, Authentic, Cozy, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Fun, Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 2 September 2017

Excellent all round . We all enjoyed our food cho Vest and the service was outstanding . Would highly recommend .

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Cozy
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 (London)·Dined on 28 August 2017

Second visit as I have been dreaming about the Southern Fried Chicken Steak since last time I had it! Worth a visit and I'll definitely be back!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Comfort Food
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·Dined on 22 August 2017

We have one waiter banging glasses and plate on our table other than that everything was perfect.

Tags: Spicy, Fit for Foodies
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 (London)·Dined on 18 August 2017

Huge portion of chicken fried steak and fries! Really tasty just like being in the Deep South

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·Dined on 28 July 2017

Coming from the Caribbean we know our flavours and this place blew us away. The mac n cheese is as good as my mother's and believe me that's a tall order. The BBQ chicken wings, chicken salt fries and classic southern fried chicken burgers were THE BEST WE HAVE EVER HAD and we eat out ALOT!!! Excellent excellent food of the highest standard and service to match. We shall be back later in the year to experience this little gem again...only this time 1 mac n cheese each it's just too good to share!!! Thank you for making our trip to london oh so special. This review is 100% genuine and I can only say YOU MUST EAT HERE!!

Tags: Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Good for a Date, Fun, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Vegan, Seasonal, Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer
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·Dined on 26 July 2017

Fantastic place and can't wait to return great atmosphere to meet really friendly and food is fantastic best burger ever

Tags: Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Casual, Late-night Find, Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on 26 July 2017

Great food, great value, an excellent choice for lunch

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (London)·Dined on 6 July 2017

Great place with American ambience :-) service was very nice asking details I wouldn't expect.

Tags: Fun, Bar Seating, Casual
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 (London)·Dined on 30 June 2017

Gluten free chicken. Don't need to say anymore, and the Wings are amazing.
Can't believe it's all gluten free. Been missing out on fried chicken for years.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Quick Bite, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on 28 June 2017

Another excellent night at Joes, all staff were very helpful with any drinks and food questions we had. Shall definitely be returning again, always a good date idea as we both love the food and drinks available

Cheers!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Quick Bite, Romantic, Great Beer
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