Kench & Bibesy

50-52 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A 9EJ 
Mon to Fri 11am-00.30am, Closed Sat & Sun


  • Visitor Information

Kench & Bibesy is the Farringdon bar and restaurant by the team behind Evans & Peel Detective Agency with Michael Harrison leaving Chelsea to head up the Kench & Bibesy kitchen. During the day it serves sandwiches, soup and salad, and by night it's a great place for a cocktail and small plates of tapas style food. Furnished with recycled and recovered material, there's old mahogany parquet flooring and tables from a disused hospital. The menus are brought on old clipboards along with fresh bread rolls while you decide which small dishes to sample, from steak tartare to "rare breed" carrots, served with sorrel hollandaise, buttermilk and black pepper. Cocktails are a must - once you've found the 'hidden' speakeasy cocktail bar downstairs you'll be tempted by a blend of Redemption Rye - whisky stirred with Angostura, Peychaud, sugar and smoked salt and served in an absinthe rinsed glass - or the ginger-based The Buck Stops Here, all served by the knowledgeable barman who clearly has a lot of love and enthusiasm about this place. - Kench & Bibesy Location Map

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Barbican Tube Station
2 minutes walk
Farringdon Tube Station
4 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Hoxton Overground Station
26 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Smithfield Central Market NCP
1 minutes walk
Cardinal House NCP
2 minutes walk

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