Opened in July 2022 on the former site of Vasco & Piero's, Marc Summers (who previously managed Berber & Q) and Helen Graham's sibling to their hit Middle Eastern Spitalfields spot.
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“Prepare to be blown away by the flavours at this tiny spot in Spitalfields” – its “absolutely brilliant vegetarian and vegan”, Middle Eastern-inspired dishes “truly sing”, delivering “a taste explosion” such that “carnivores will not miss the meat” (“the charred oyster mushroom skewers are stunning… thinking about the labneh, hummus and laffa bread makes me salivate!”). Having opened it in 2019, Marc Summers launched a 50-cover sibling in Soho in July 2022 on the former site of Vasco & Piero’s Pavilion (see also), complete with open kitchen and counter-style dining. The chef is rising star Helen Graham.
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"A charming, friendly and stylish restaurant with some of the most outstanding food I’ve seen in London. Unpretentious, thoughtful and prepared to perfection. "
"Really enjoyed our meal at Bubala. We decided there would be too much food if we went for the tasting menu and therefore ordered a la carte. The recommendations made by our waitress were excellent especially the celeriac."
"Got a last minute table at the bar - perfect lunch"