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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.
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…)”
“It’s certainly not located to encourage passing trade”, but “it’s worth the trip to Cambridge Heath” to hang out at this hip, happening and quite “elegant” warehouse-conversion; decent grub too.
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.
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.