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Summary

“This crisp, clean, chic warehouse” with “big industrial windows” in Cambridge Heath is, say fans, the “perfect, perfect, perfect spot for a lovely weekend brunch” or a “lush lunch with oysters and Champagne”. A hipster haven for 15 years, it still rates well for its “delicious food” and an atmosphere boosted by live music.

£68
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Occupying “a great open space”, this hip warehouse-conversion in Cambridge Heath has been a “lively” East End feature – particularly for brunch – since ‘cool’, ‘East End’ and ‘restaurant’ first appeared in the same sentence; live music is a regular feature.

£64
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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“Its hip heyday is a decade in the past, and it’s now a tourist trap for those in search of cool east London” – that’s the cynical view on this light and airy warehouse-conversion, but more numerous are fans who still tip it as a fun brunch haunt.

£58
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Critics may say it’s “trading on its five minutes of fame as the original hipster hangout ten years ago”, but most reports say this East End warehouse-conversion is “hard to find, but worth the effort”“a light and airy space, with a solid range of offerings (particularly drinks…)”

£58
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Owner's description

The white-washed restaurant and handsome timber-panelled bar occupy the light and bright open-plan first floor, seating 100 and 28 respectively. Flooded with daylight this warehouse space in the East End is where you find welcome and friendly service and a modern British twist on French classic menu.

Head Chef Jackson Berg is serving up an ever-changing selection of favourites such as steak tartare, roast chicken & garlic and creme brulee. Brunches at Bistrotheque have become an East London institution with pancakes, bacon and maple syrup, Eggs Royale and the almighty Bistrotheque Breakfast. Bellinis are served by the pitcher as musical genius Xavior plays pop classics on a Baby Grand piano. Perch at the Manchichi Bar and indulge in a stream of signature cocktails alongside handsome sailor-striped bartenders.

Downstairs holds a stunning Private Dining Room, perfect for intimate dinners or elegant events. The team can customise bespoke packages including arrival cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and even a Margarita Fountain.

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £25.00
Pretheatre   £25.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£10.00 £21.00 £5.50 £8.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%

Restaurant details

Highchair
70, 96
90

Private dining

The Private Dining Room can accommodate all shapes and sizes of parties & proclamations, suppers & symposiums, weddings & wakes, canapés & castings, dinners & do’s, up to 96 guests comfortably seated in a modern bespoke dining room, up to 100 theatre style or 150 standing for snacks and cocktails.

23-27 Wadeson St, London, E2 9DR
Opening hours
Monday5:30 pm-12 am
Tuesday5:30 pm-12 am
Wednesday5:30 pm-12 am
Thursday5:30 pm-12 am
Friday5:30 pm-12 am
Saturday11 am-12 am
Sunday11 am-12 am

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