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Opening May 2024 in Kingly Street, Soho, the second London venue from Turkish chef Kemal Demirasal, this time with a focus on dishes from the Aegean coast. Head downstairs to ‘listening bar’ Under the Counter for cocktails.

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15 Kingly Street, Carnaby, W1F 9BP

What the Newspaper Critics are saying

Evening Standard

David Ellis expected great things from the second helping of Kemal Demirasal’s upscale Turkish cooking following his success of the first Counter in Notting Hill last year – “God it was good. Everyone said so.”

Not so. The second Counter is an absolute dud: “sharing the name seems an insult to the first-born.”

David singled out the heavy-handed deployment of pomegranate molasses as the kitchen’s greatest failing, describing it as “an acid attack, chucked across the food with such devastating potency it was hard not to suspect the chef of malicious intent. The bitter ugliness of the flavour stung.” 

David Ellis - 2024-06-09
15 Kingly Street, Carnaby, W1F 9BP

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