The latest in a series of impressive residencies at grade-II listed Whitechapel Gallery sees Nick Gilkinson (ex-Anglo and the Lambeth's Garden Museum café) and Joe Fox (ex-head chef at Petersham Nurseries) planning "a modern British dining room"; the name references the gallery's architect, Charles Harrison Townsend.
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“Lovely food and fantastic staff” feature in many reports on this – the latest in a series of impressive incumbents at Grade-II listed Whitechapel Gallery, which has (since early 2020), seen Nick Gilkinson (ex-Anglo and Lambeth’s Garden Museum café) and Joe Fox (ex-head chef at Petersham Nurseries) create ‘a modern British dining room’ whose thoughtfully conceived dishes have also won it solid plaudits in the press. It’s a smallish but sympathetic space, whose name references the gallery’s architect, Charles Harrison Townsend.
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Have you eaten at Townsend @ Whitechapel Gallery?
|Wine per bottle||£24.00|
77-82 Whitechapel High St, London, E1 7QX
|Tuesday||10:30 am‑6 pm|
|Wednesday||10:30 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm|
|Thursday||10:30 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm|
|Friday||10:30 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm|
|Saturday||10 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm|
|Sunday||10 am‑6 pm|