Old Spitalfields Market – one of east London’s most iconic and treasured sites – will relaunch its food offering on 13 October with a whole host of street food vendors. It may be unrecognisable as the meat, fruit and veg market it once was 200 years ago… but back then the area around Commercial Street […]

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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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It is oft remarked that we Brits love to queue, and when it comes to dining out in London sometimes that’s a necessity. According to recent research queues are governed by the rule of six – customers will only join a queue with less than six people and are only willing to wait six minutes. Restaurant-goers, […]

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It’s National Barbecue Week, so that means hunching over the rusty old Webber in your back garden with an umbrella – right? Not according to Giles Coren. He reviews Shoreditch’s Rök and Smokestak with such enthusiasm that he implores readers to visit one of these two smokehouses, rather than light the barbie in their own […]

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The inaugural English Sparkling Wine Show will take place in Shoreditch at the end of May. It is organised by Fabio Adler, whose new venture Mousseux Anglais aims to champion Anglo sparklers. Guests at the show, to be held in the Apartment at the Hoxton on Wednesday May 31, will be able to taste wines from Digby, Herbert […]

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The team behind east London high-flying former pop-up The Clove Club has announced plans to open a “Britalian” restaurant and bar in St John Street near Smithfield meat market next month. Orkney-born chef Isaac McHale said Luca would present British produce “through an Italian lens”, with dishes such as ravioli of grouse with potato and […]

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We’ve teamed up with the good people of Twizoo to announce the top 5 trending restaurants on Twitter each week in London. Twizoo is an app that gives restaurant recommendations based on what people are saying on Twitter, and analyses over 50,000 incoming tweets per week to determine which restaurants are attracting the most buzz. […]

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We’ve teamed up with the good people of Twizoo to announce the top 5 trending restaurants on Twitter each week in London. Twizoo is an app that gives restaurant recommendations based on what people are saying on Twitter, and analyses over 50,000 incoming tweets per week to determine which restaurants are attracting the most buzz. […]

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It’s been a long time coming (we first caught wind of Bone Daddies‘ plans for an outpost in Shoreditch last summer!) but now one of the capital’s hippest chains has finally announced an opening date. The purveyor of “addictive” noodles arrives at the new Bower development in Old Street on 20 June, next door to Ceviche’s east London […]

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Chef Ben Spalding will launch a rather tasty sounding series of dinners next month with some big name chefs from around the world. #AllGunsBlazing starts on 31 May at 4th Floor studios on Commercial Road, Shoreditch. The line up sounds impressive: Paul Foster – former head chef at Mallory Court, he is due to launch his own venture […]

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