RestaurantsLondonHackneyE9

survey result

Summary

£54
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A famous Sunday lunch destination by Hackney’s Victoria Park – this classic mid-Victorian tavern with exposed brickwork serves up ambitious gastropub meals with “great casual professionalism”. There’s a different cut of steak on the menu every day, and “good Hackney beer” on tap.

Summary

£50
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Well-known pub close to Victoria Park, whose gentrification predates much of up-and-coming East London. “It’s what a neighbourhood joint should be about”, with changing menus providing sufficient interest and variety to keep regulars returning time and again.

Summary

£50
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Well-known pub close to Victoria Park, whose gentrification predates much of up-and-coming East London. “It’s what a neighbourhood joint should be about”, with changing menus providing sufficient interest and variety to keep regulars returning time and again.

Summary

£50
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This landmark east London gastropub near Victoria Park is an “easy destination for a great night out or a weekend treat... always fun and welcoming”. The menu “mixes conventional with more adventurous options”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
Yes
No dress code
70

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£8.30 £23.00 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £19.50
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
130 Lauriston Rd, London, E9 7LH
Opening hours
Monday5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑4 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑4 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑4 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑4 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑4 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑5 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm

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