Tag Archives: Shoreditch

Lyle’s, Shoreditch

Queenie scallops with sea blight at Lyle's

In terms of quality of cooking and value, it puts most similar places to shame. Some say it’s bold, others call it arrogant; serving a no-choice set menu certainly divides opinion. Despite this, more and more restaurants are joining the club and diners are getting on board with it. One such place is Lyle’s, a recent arrival in Shoreditch’s Tea ...

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Merchants Tavern

Roast Quail, Hazelnut Pesto, Remoulade and Fois Gras

None of it will set your world on fire but I don’t think it’s meant to. Merchants Tavern is all about good, reliable food. Think really well done, posh pub grub (sorry Angela). Firstly I’d like to apologise for the slightly blurry, shaky pictures accompanying this review. I’m putting this down to the many cocktails we consumed here. It all ...

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The Clove Club

Hebridean lamb

For the last year the imposing looking Shoreditch Town Hall has been home to The Clove Club. They serve a no-nonsense (no-choice) tasting menu and have won plenty of admirers since opening their doors. Isaac McHale heads up the kitchen, building on the success he enjoyed up the road at The Ten Bells. He’s also worked at The Ledbury, Tom Aikens ...

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Jubo – Korean Fried Chicken comes to London

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Just in case you didn’t know, pigs love fried chicken. Oh! You did know. Anyway, we were very excited to be invited along to the launch of Jubo at The Bedroom Bar in Shoreditch. Fried chicken and Korean food combined. That was something we just had to try, so we hot-trottered it down there. The Bedroom Bar is a funky ...

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Loong Kee Cafe

Bánh cuốn

On the Vietnamese strip, it seems the more basic the restaurant, the more authentic the food. When you’re in the mood for something fresh and light, I usually find that there’s not much better than a good Vietnamese. With that in mind, we headed down to Kingsland Road (where else), intent on paying a visit to Viet Grill. We arrived ...

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