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Summary

Isaac McHale’s temple to “fine dining Shoreditch-style” sits in London’s culinary Top-5 nowadays, and his “theatrically presented” 5-course and 10-course menus offer “an absolute balance between sophistication, simplicity, and creativity”. The space itself within the fine old town hall is “a bit urban-ascetic” (no table cloths, of course), but is “not too archly hipster” and the “relaxed yet professional service” creates an appropriately “chilled out” yet “truly memorable” experience. Very progressively, there’s a “brilliant non-alcoholic drink match” alongside the more conventional wine pairings.

£108
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Beyond amazing!!!!” Isaac McHale’s “playful” and “exquisitely crafted” cuisine provides one of London’s best trendy gastronomic experiences. Despite the hipster street cred of this “slightly sparse and echoey” chamber inside Shoreditch’s fine old town hall, staff are “attentive and not overbearing”, but the “pay-in-advance policy” can seem “irritating”.

£95
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Deserving its many awards” – this groovy pop-up-turned-permanent in Shoreditch’s fine old town hall wins kudos for its “incredibly interesting” cuisine, “perfectly matched” wines and “casual” approach. The setting can seem “Spartan” though, service is a little “earnest” and to some diners “the new ticketing system for reservations smacks of hubris”.

£95
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“All the hype is worth it!”, say fans of this “foodie hipster heaven” – a “highly professional” pop-up-turned-permanent, in Shoreditch’s “beautiful” (“if noisy”) old town hall; the “eclectic” menu “may look bizarre, but it works splendidly”, though portions are rather “small”.

£70
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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9.30 pm
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Reviews of The Clove Club Restaurant in EC1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Clove Club restaurant.
Marcus R
I think this place is getting better. The f...
Reviewed 1 months, 7 days ago

"I think this place is getting better. The food is 2 star quality and some of the wine pairings are absolutely superb. A great place to go on your own and sit at the counter."

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Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old St, London, EC1V 9LT
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Opening hours
Monday6 pm-10:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-10:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-10:30 pm
Friday12 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-10:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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