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Harden's says

Arabica's new branch can be found in the ground floor corner of the Aga Khan Centre building, a stone's throw from Coal Drops Yard.

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Summary

£57
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3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Very good quality food” from across the Middle East – along with “especially great spiced cocktails” – is on the menu at this permanent Borough Market venue and its two-year-old King’s Cross offshoot in the Aga Khan Centre building, a stone’s throw from Coal Drops Yard. Self-taught chef James Walters has developed the business gradually over 20 years, from a stall selling Levantine snacks at markets and festivals via a regular Borough Market presence that graduated to a glass-fronted sit-down restaurant in 2014. He is looking to expand further.

Summary

£52
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Outstandingly flavoursome Middle Eastern fare” is delivered “fast” – and with “warm and helpful service” – at this “lively and noisy” venue on the edge of foodie Borough Market. “Just the place after visiting the market stalls, or the Shard”. A second 100-seater site opened in autumn 2019 in King’s Cross.

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