Tomos Parry, formerly of Kitty Fisher’s, will open his first restaurant – Brat – in Shoreditch this coming spring 2018. His Welsh heritage and love of Basque cuisine and cooking methods influence the seasonal British food, which will be cooked over an open fire. Brat is a colloquial term for turbot, we are told, and […]

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Street food traders Garrett and Emer FitzGerald launch their first permanent restaurant at the end of November on the former site of Santo Remedio in Rivington Street, Shoreditch, serving premium fried chicken sandwiches to dine-in and takeaway. To celebrate the arrival of Butchies on 27 November 500 free fried chicken sandwiches are available for the […]

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Do you dream about the amazing dishes being prepared on MasterChef: The Professionals? For those of you that want to put yourself in Monica Galetti and Marcus Wareing’s shoes, you can try some of the dishes for yourself at Adam Handling’s The Frog E1, Shoreditch. Jamie Park, the restaurant’s head chef and contestant on MasterChef: […]

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Approaching the festive season, David Carter, founder of Smokestak, has announced the addition of a whole beef brisket at his Shoreditch restaurant, alongside a series of festive feasting menus for groups. According to our reporters “the beef brisket is the thing of dreams!” so this is exciting news. Smoked for 12-15 hours over kiln-dried English oak, […]

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This Friday (27 October) Ben Chapman, Brian Hannon and Ali Borer will open a second outpost of their Soho phenomenon Smoking Goat on Redchurch Street, bringing their Thai barbecue bar to Shoreditch. Inspired by Bangkok’s late night canteen spots, Smoking Goat Redchurch Street will reflect that atmosphere – icy beer, a mixture of comfort dishes […]

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The Allegory by Drake & Morgan is coming to the ‘Unsquare Mile’ this October – that’s the are where Shoreditch meets the City – in the new Principal Place development just off Worship Street. Be one of the first to sample their creative cocktails, craft beers, and dishes from the menu with 50% off food and drink […]

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The founders of Santo Remedio, the highly rated Shoreditch Mexican that closed after just five months last year, have reopened their trendy street food spot in Bermondsey’s Tooley Street today (7 September). Edson and Natalie Diaz-Fuentes managed to raise the £40,000 they were looking for on Kickstarter by 7 June in order to revive the restaurant and […]

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Asian-inspired dishes and cocktails are on offer at Pickled Fred, a new Shoreditch spot off Brick Lane opening on 30 August. As the name suggests, pickles and ferments will feature strongly on both the food and the cocktail menus. The 50-cover restaurant and bar will open for dinner and weekend lunch from Wednesday 6 September at 61 […]

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London’s appetite for stoking ‘cues and smoking meats remains undiminished by time or the increasing abundance of BBQ joints in the capital. Just this week Neil Rankin announced temper City, and the last 12 months have seen the launch of MeatUp in Wandsworth, temper Soho, The Stoke House at Victoria’s Nova development, Texas Joe’s Slow […]

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When our reporters praise Bray’s Hind’s Head it is because the picturesque pub is “thankfully not over-Hestoned” but The Sunday Times’s Lisa Markwell has the opposite problem – she can’t find any evidence of Blumenthal’s pseudo-scientific cooking at all, nor the influence of his trusty lieutenant Ashley Palmer-Watts – and it leaves her disappointed… “I […]

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