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Summary

“Phenomenal dishes” – not least “the best pasta on the planet” – win praise from the small but very dedicated fan club of Jonathan Lawson’s “friendly” little Shoreditch yearling. If you sit at the downstairs counter rather than in the small upstairs, it’s “a fantastic opportunity to see the chefs working from close up”.

£52
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5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Precious moments” are created by Jonathan Lawson’s superb small plates (“pasta is especially wonderful”) at this artfully worn-looking and laid back newcomer in Shoreditch (where else?), comprising a compact ground floor bar area, and “nice but slightly cramped” upstairs room.

£52
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

30
26 Rivington Street, London, EC2A 3DU
Opening hours

Mon 5.30pm-10pm, Tue–Wed 12noon–3pm, 5.30pm–10.30pm, Thu–Sat 12noon–3pm, 5.30pm–11pm

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