The Jones Family Project

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Recently listed as one of the top 10 Steakhouses in London (2019) by Steak Society, and last year as having one of the best Sunday Nut Roasts in London by Condé Nast Traveller, The Jones Family Project is an independently owned modern steak restaurant & cocktail bar that takes great care sourcing of the products it uses. Its extensive wine list of over 100 wines always has more than 28 by the glass & their cocktail list features in-house aged ingredients. Their main focus is meat, with steaks dry-aged for a minimum of 28 days & cooked on their Josper grill, but there are always atleast two vegetarian dishes on their a la carte menu and, as all dishes are prepared by their experienced chef team in house, they are able to adapt many of their dishes to meet requests by diners with food intolerances & allergies (a gluten free menu is listed on their website). In addition to fantastic steaks, house specialities include Pork Rib Eye, Truffled Mac n Cheese & Anna's Triple Chocolate Brownie.
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ME
London
9 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The service and food was outstanding. Some of the best steak we’ve had in London. Accompanied by a lovely Lebanese wine. Really nice evening and would definitely go back.

R
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Service was very friendly and attentive. We shared a porterhouse which was good if not outstanding and 2 sauces. The red wine jus was very nice, the béarnaise was also nice. Sides were quite disappointing, triple cooked chips were not especially crispy, greens were too buttery and aubergine dish was just unpleasant. Mackerel starter was again, good but not great although generous in portion size. Ice creams and sorbets (not made in house) were great. Really wanted to enjoy the meal given the reviews this place has, this is my second visit, but given the prices are at Hawksmoor level I can't see why you would choose this over it, or even Gaucho.

KR
London
3 reviews
Dined on 9 February 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Great roast

OT
London
4 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Unique surroundings, we had a lovely wine, and was pleased with wine selection. And apart from nice seating arrangement from the host which I hope was done on purpose as we did specify a date night, didn’t feel anything else was done to attempt to make evening special.
Our server was lovely, and everything we asked for we received, felt that his section was quite challenging, felt needed an extra body, which in turn lead to an unsatisfactory service experience. Had to top up our own water and wine. Meat was amazing, and burger very juicy and delicious, great produce! Felt that sides tasted good and well seasoned but lacked wow factor.
Overall happy but felt average compared to other competitors. See

VS
London
5 reviews
Dined on 19 January 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Fantastic prices with great food, and brilliant service.

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great Ribeye steak and cocktails. Reasonable value, didn’t disappoint.

OT
London
71 reviews
Dined on 8 January 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice every day dining. Rather loud so if your going for a romantic dinner it’s quite hard to hear each other.

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Possibly the best steak I’ve ever eaten! Service was amazing and food was incredible. Can’t wait to go back again.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall2food5service3ambience1

The food was excellent and everything you expect of a good steak! However, we were quite upset that we let the restaurant know that it was our anniversary and they shoved us in a dark, dingy corner. Although one of the waitresses was really helpful with moving us, we were still put away from the main section which was more atmospheric. It would also have been nice for them to acknowledge that it was a special occasion, we don’t expect freebees, but a little something would have been appreciated.

A
London
31 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Got a bit of an odd, immediate ‘no’ when I asked if I could have the nut roast with gravy instead of cheese sauce, but then she checked with the manager and they did it in the end! Food took a while to arrive, but the nut roast and the chicken were TOTALLY delicious so completely worth it. Honestly one of the best roasts I’ve ever had.

Atmosphere is warm and casual; good for a catch-up with friends. The friendly, polite and knowledgeable staff looked after my coeliac friend really well. It’s a lovely place and we’ll definitely be back.

T
London
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic . Took my bf here, it's a great affordable option especially if you're looking for something fine dining but affordable and good portions. This is the place

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Had a great time at the restaurant though food was not like last time. Still service was good!

NR
London
11 reviews
Dined on 4 November 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Great ambience, but the food didn’t blow me away as, while the dishes were interesting, they were served slightly cold and unseasoned. I didn’t complain or mention it, but I’m sure they would have been very obliging if I had done as the service was attentive and waiters and waitresses very accommodating.

t
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Delicious food and great cocktails! We would definitely return.

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 5 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent ambiance and great menu. Attentive staff, and when one member of my party had an issue with their meal, the waiter spotted there was a problem without being called over to the table, resolved the issue and offered a free refill of her wine as way of an apology, all without fuss or our intervention. Top drawer service. The food was excellent, side dishes generous and we would all recommend our meals..and none of us went for the steaks which are house specialty, so I look forward to trying those the next time I go here. It was a busy Saturday night, but you never felt unattended, the food arrived in a very acceptable waiting time, and the eating areas are comfortably laid out, so you don’t feel too close to other diners. If you like meat...try here!

F
London
44 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Service was great ..... we didn’t feel rushed. Steaks ok ..... nothing special, triple cooked chips excellent & spinach watery & disappointing.
Sat in nice booth & liked the ambience & privacy

s
London
7 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience2

Ok restaurant with great service but avg food and not exciting environment. I probably wouldn’t go back, unfortunately.

S
London
17 reviews
Reviewed on 2 August 2019
Overall5foodserviceambience

Excellent service from the bar tenders and good cocktails on the happy hour produced to a high level. Dangerous!

RD
6 reviews
Reviewed on 29 July 2019
Overall5foodserviceambience

Epic steak. Looked after my friend with allergies, sensitively and helpfully (without restricting the entire menu!). Brilliant service, and great wines.

CP
San Francisco
55 reviews
Reviewed on 8 July 2019
Overall4foodserviceambience

Was told to have Sunday roast while in London and this place came highly recommended by a local Chef.
What a treat..delicious and generous food , great Yorkshire pudding and roast (both chicken and beef), followed by a light and refreshing avocado and lime cheesecake. Lovely service by Anubis. A must go if you are visiting London

JG
London
18 reviews
Dined on 27 February 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Decent place - good service, relaxed atmosphere and worth a trip to

a
Österreich
3 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It's hard to find words that can say how I like the steak. It was incredible and the perfect end for my birthday. When I'll come back to London, I definitely will come back to Jones Family

LM
Surrey
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, great service and really good atmosphere. Had a lovely time in the restaurant.

RD
6 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Our waitress was phenomenal. One of our party had some serious, and complex allergies that she spent time to understand properly, and worked seamlessly with the kitchen to manage them.
We all ate steak, which was extremely tasty, and beautifully cooked. The sides were great, and a good sizes too. I will definitely be back.

AH
London
26 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Fantastic steak, lovely staff bit too keen. Tables too close together, still had a great meal

SB
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Unfortunately my views of this restaurant have changed since my first visit. I took my partner here for valentines and we ordered the lamb ribs, but there was NO lamb at all.. only fat! We complained to the manager and she was very rude (didn’t seem to care) and gave us a measly £1.80 off. The service was very bad, the waiter kept ignoring us (probably because we dared to complain) and was very unhelpful with any questions we’d ask (from wine to food recommendations) and didn’t seem bothered to try. We left and no one even said goodbye, never have we been treated so badly as paying customers.
The meal definitely wasn’t worth it and we didn’t have a good experience. Would not recommend again. There are a lot more friendly and enjoyable restaurants to choose from in Shoreditch.

OT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great service. Our waitress was so attentive and lovely. The food was good but sadly my partners steak wasn’t the best cut. really enjoyed the root veg though! Loved the space and would come back

MA
London
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A++ I would really recommend this restaurant, the food amd service was outstanding :) Will definately be going back again soon.

s
London
1 review
Dined on 11 February 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Layout of the restaurant was a strange experience- felt like we were huddled together in a room with now option to sit elsewhere or line of sight.

Also, my seat was really low and soft- I folded up my coat and sat on that to be a little more raised.

v
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 5 February 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful restaurant with amazing food and fantastic staff. Couldn't fault it

OT
London
22 reviews
Dined on 3 February 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We had the beef roast which was very nice. The meat was good quality and the portions were just right.

AC
London
1 review
Dined on 29 January 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

This was the perfect place to eat after my son's graduation ceremony at the Barbican Centre. It felt special enough for a celebration, warm and cosy, with great low level lighting. We really enjoyed having a cocktail in the funky bar upstairs before going down to the cosy restaurant below. It was busy (even for a Tuesday night) but the service was good and the food was great. We all enjoyed our meals and I can recommend the duck starter which was lovely and my son enjoyed his steak.
Just one minor point: I had seen online that there was a separate vegan menu but that wasn't offered to us and I had to ask for it. Why not offer all menus to everyone? You don't have go be vegan or vegetarian to enjoy those dishes.
I had researched a few restaurants in the area as I really wanted everything to be right and I'm so pleased I made this choice. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fantastic!! Will definitely return in the future.

GB
London
6 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, would absolutley go again!

IK
London
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2019
Overall3food1service3ambience4

Pleasant place. Good ambience. Table service was slow. The food was terrible. My daughter's steak was ordered medium to well. It arrived thoroughly pink throughout. My pork chop suffered the opposite fate. Badly charred on both sides and inedible on some levels. The flavour was definitely ruined. The kitchen seems to have problems. We didn't make a fuss with the waitress because that would have ruined our evening. I'll just vote with my wallet and never return.

CC
London
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious birthday meal. We had prime rib steak with triple cooked chips and it was perfectly cooked and very tasty. On my reservation I had said it was my birthday and was welcomed with a card signed by all the staff which was a nice touch. Not cheap but worth every penny. Would definitely recommend.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 20 January 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food & lovely staff!!

V
London
4 reviews
Dined on 19 January 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the service was great! It was our second time and we count on going again

J
London
7 reviews
Dined on 12 January 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Four of us had a meal on Saturday night to celebrate my birthday. The food was amazing, service was excellent and I even got a bday card from the staff. A nice touch. We’ll be back.

D
London
3 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Tasty meal, with great variety of menu options. Steak was cooked perfectly for medium rare. The truffle macaroni cheese was an unexpected delight. All staff were very friendly and prompt. We were seated in a booth in the restaurant which was great as it meant we could easily chat to each other. Noise levels were pleasant.