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Harden's says

Townsend at the Whitechapel Gallery and former Anglo chef Nick Gilkinson opened this all-day bistro, at the top of a four-storey Victorian warehouse in Spitalfields, in early April 2023. The name is "an old English word meaning public or universal, but which also translates to a sense of community".

survey result

Summary

£37
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A new spin-off from Whitechapel Gallery’s Townsend that’s just opened”: former Anglo chef Nick Gilkinson launched this hard-to-find all-day bistro, at the top of a four-storey Victorian warehouse in Spitalfields, in early April 2023. The choice of an Olde English name – meaning a sense of community, apparently – chimes with its short menu of determinedly seasonal British cuisine and we’ve optimistically rated it on initial reports describing “an awesome new opening, with fantastic, flavoursome food, locally sourced and provided by personable and knowledgeable staff”. It is by all accounts a “lovely dining room too”, with a roof terrace an expected addition.

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£6.50 £14.50 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £0.00
Filter Coffee £0.00
Extras  
Bread £4.00
Service 12.50%
7-9 Fashion Street, London, E1 6PX
Opening hours
Monday6 pm‑9:30 pm
Tuesday8:30 am‑9:30 pm
Wednesday8:30 am‑9:30 pm
Thursday8:30 am‑9:30 pm
Friday8:30 am‑9:30 pm
Saturday10 am‑9:30 pm
Sunday10 am‑4:15 pm

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