NEWS and MEDIA

We have collected quite a lot of film and video clips, including that favourite “disciplining the parsley!” over the years.
Not only do we have a growing library of images but there is always something happening! Stay up to date on what's new by reading through the stories below or by joining our mailing list.

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July 2015

Southward Ho!

Southward Ho!   6 Jul 2015

Those friends who tell us that the only place to be these days is South of the River... well just now we are those friends!  We have some glorious things for you over in Bermondsey, time to make that journey... And keep reading, there are some other southerly antics this week with news from our annual Fete du Vin in the... more>

May 2015

Rosé Tinted Specs

Rosé Tinted Specs   12 May 2015

It's here at last! The moment you have been waiting for!  We have a date, and a few places left, for the first of our Quarterly Wine Tasting Dinners.  Summer will be starting to shine through the windows of the Bakery Room and along Ropewalk, this is the moment for...  The Rosé Time Tasting Dinner ... At the St.... more>

April 2015

An Open (Bottle) Invitation!

An Open (Bottle) Invitation!   29 Apr 2015

Open Bottle Wednesdays at the Bakery Room As you will know by now, The Bakery Room in Bermondsey is  more than a weekend spot for a glass and a doughnut.  For the last few weeks it has been happily open for dinner, Wednesday through Saturday, and has become a shop window for our wines with a healthy list and 30 wines by the... more>

February 2015

A Soft Launch - You're Invited!

A Soft Launch - You're Invited!   26 Feb 2015

Midweek Bakery Room Joys! 26th February 2015 You asked and we listened... from March 4th (that's Wednesday of next week) our weekend stalwart The Bakery Room will be extending its hours to offer good things midweek as well as weekends!  We've been busy: there's been a lick of white paint and a stainless steel bar, we've put together a... more>

Sweets for your Sweet, Doughnuts for your Darling

Sweets for your Sweet, Doughnuts for your Darling   12 Feb 2015

You'll know the St. John Bakery Counter in the Selfridges Food Hall by now, and we hope that through our hot madeleines, daily doughnuts and that Rarebit Toastie, you've come to love us.  We're sharing the affection around with some glorious treats for you to take home to someone special, newly on our counter with this precise purpose in... more>

January 2015

News of the Screws (and other things)

News of the Screws (and other things)   23 Jan 2015

The St. JOHN Corkscrews Are In! Our floor staff throughout the company have been the guinea pigs and we can report that they are Waiters' Friends indeed - sturdy and working well!  They are that classic double lever design which is easy to use and lasts for years. A steal at £6.99, get yours here (scroll to... more>

December 2014

Xmas Opening Hours - Just Three Days to Go!

Xmas Opening Hours - Just Three Days to Go!   22 Dec 2014

But don't panic! Our Bakery Arch on Druid Street has a SPECIAL OPENING on the morning of Christmas Eve. You can pull up your car or your bicycle right outside, then rush in to pick up that raisin loaf for your festive cheese... soda or rye bread for your  smoked salmon breakfast on Christmas morning... the... more>

All is Not Lost! A Last Wine Reminder

All is Not Lost! A Last Wine Reminder   16 Dec 2014

There's Still Time... We have received some good news from our shippers, who have extended their deadline until midnight tonight for UK mainland orders delivered on or before Christmas eve! So that means: YOU HAVE UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT to place WINE ORDERS  for  CHRISTMAS DELIVERY!   There are... more>

Christmas Deliveries & Good Things - Wine Mailing

Christmas Deliveries & Good Things - Wine Mailing   3 Dec 2014

Last Order Dates for Christmas! Within London: 5pm, Monday December 22nd UK Mainland: 5pm, Monday December 15th Or just in case you have a last-minute moment, we are happy to have wines ready for collection at both Smithfield and Bread & Wine up until Christmas Eve.  But try not to leave it that late...!   A Christmas... more>

We've Got a Treat in Store!

We've Got a Treat in Store!   2 Dec 2014

What are you doing on Thursday?  Whatever it is, take a break and come to our St John Bakery Counter at the Selfridges Food Hall for the wonderful, delicious Seasons Eatings extravaganza! It feels cruel to tell you and then make you wait, but we're taking the opportunity to launch something pretty... more>

November 2014

Preparation is Everything!

Preparation is Everything!   27 Nov 2014

We are happy to take pre-orders of both puddings and pies by email -order early to avoid disappointment! PUDDINGS! Fergus says: "Behold the Pudding! Tamed with brandy, rum and port,Soothed with treacle, prunes and suet,Uplifted by nutmeg, cinnamon and oranges. Enough emotion for one Christmas!" They're wrapped and ready at... more>

October 2014

Bread & Wine Opening Hours

Bread & Wine Opening Hours   27 Oct 2014

A Change to our Opening Hours Due to popular demand we are making a little amendment to our opening hours at Bread & Wine.  Starting from November we will be opening later on Sunday and changing our early close to Monday night.  So that means our new hours are: Sunday supper 6pm –... more>

Functions and Festivities - The October Wine Mailing

Functions and Festivities - The October Wine Mailing   14 Oct 2014

The Vignerons' Lunch 2014 We’ve set the date!  On Saturday 15th November our troop of French vignerons will be coming over for lunch at Smithfield again, their hands still purple from the harvest…  This will be a jolly sit-down lunch with the winemakers themselves, some of our London restaurant... more>

Be Prepared!

Be Prepared!   8 Oct 2014

The geese are getting fat! With the Autumn chill finally in the air we're turning our thoughts to Christmas. Forewarned is forearmed and our lovely Izzy tells us that party reservations are flowing in thick and fast!  It seems early we know, but with beautiful menus like these at Smithfield and Bread &... more>

July 2014

Summer Love - The July Wine Mailing

Summer Love - The July Wine Mailing   2 Jul 2014

An Opening Some of you may know that last weekend saw the opening of our first eat-and-drink-in bakery site, theBakery Room in the busy Maltby Street Market.  It is just around the other side from our Druid Street bakery arch, which is still open as normal for your bread, doughnuts and of course those bag-in-boxes to... more>

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