A West End spot for the Burmese duo Dan Anton and Zaw Mahesh, in The Yards area of Covent Garden; open from early February 2022.
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“Distinctive and exciting” flavours of Burma (“an under-represented cuisine in London”) have now made their way from a stall near London Bridge, via a Hackney railway arch and a Shoreditch restaurant (still running) to the West End, in Covent Garden’s newish ‘The Yards’ development, thanks to founders Dan Anton and Burmese chef Zaw Mahesh. Named after a salad of pickled tea leaves, Lahpet is “lively and noisy”, and its food is “thrilling”. Top Tip – “the luminescent ginger salad… so zingy and flavourful!”
Named for the Burmese salad of pickled tea leaves, Dan Anton and Zaw Mahesh’s Shoreditch three-year-old delivers “a good experience and tasty food”. Slated for late 2021, they have announced a new Covent Garden sibling will open this year – a 2,500 sq ft unit in the flashy new ‘The Yards’ development (near the recently relaunched Dishoom).
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