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survey result

Summary

£57
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “too-cool-for-school” Clapton bar and bottle shop has long been a ‘must-mention’ by journalists creating roundups of East End foodie hot spots. It serves “interesting” low-intervention wines and “inventive small plates” whose “deft cooking and wonderful flavours is hidden by the simplicity of the menu”. “The ambience is great too… if you’re looking for a slightly tatty and bustling wine bar spilling out onto the pavement in a seedy shopping parade in Hackney”.

Summary

£53
   ££
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 darling of the online fooderati – Clapton’s small bar and bottle shop enjoys a media reputation out of all proportion to its modest size. If you want to run with the East End hip crowd – or just enjoy the excellent natural wines – it’s worth a visit (but is walk-in only). Small, simple plates (choose from about 10 costing £5-£10) are prepared by an ever-changing roster of chefs.

Summary

£48
   ££
4
Very Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

No Eater newsletter is complete without paradisical claims for this – still the online fooderati’s favourite bottle shop – in gentrifying Clapton: a “funky” and “buzzy”, if “very crowded” little space where “sensational wines” (of the ‘natural’ variety) are accompanied by “amazing” and “eclectic” small plates from an ever-changing roster of chefs: all eaten at a communal central table.

Summary

£48
   ££
4
Very Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

No Eater newsletter is complete without paradisical claims for this – still the online fooderati’s favourite bottle shop – in gentrifying Clapton: a “funky” and “buzzy”, if “very crowded” little space where “sensational wines” (of the ‘natural’ variety) are accompanied by “amazing” and “eclectic” small plates from an ever-changing roster of chefs: all eaten at a communal central table.

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Restaurant details

No dress code
15

Prices

Tapas / Dim Sum

Main Pudding
£10.00 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £20.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
107 Lower Clapton Road, London, E5 0NP
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday4 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday4 pm‑9 pm
Thursday6 pm‑10 pm
Friday6 pm‑10 pm
Saturday2 pm‑10 pm
Sunday2 pm‑10 pm

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