East London



James Ramsden and Sam Herlihy ran a supper club called The Secret Larder. And now they're in Hackney for their restaurant Pidgin, which offers a weekly changing set menu.

Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10

Critics' score: 8 Marina O'Loughlin Guardian
Reviewed by October 23, 2015
"I go to this quiet Hackney back road with my Florence-based sister, who says it’s one of the best meals she’s had in an age, and they know how to eat in Florence." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 7.5 Giles Coren Times
Reviewed on August 29, 2015
"There were nice touches: iced glasses for the sharp Cornish beer, home-made truffles rolled in crushed Crunchie bars (or possibly honeycomb), and the sense of being at a very well-catered dinner party rather than a nervous new restaurant in the eastern badlands." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8 Tania Ballantine Time Out
Reviewed on August 04, 2015
"And the food is terrific. Our meal – it changes weekly – took in charred baby gem lettuce with shards of crispy chicken skin, grated pecorino and a dusting of dehydrated chicken skin ‘powder’; succulent goat, braised in its own milk, with pink-middled medallions and scorched podded peas; and a tremendous warm doughnut with a jammy pickled-cherry centre, toasted hazelnuts and scoop of delicate Kahlúa-infused ‘White Russian’ ice cream." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8 Anon Olive Magazine
Reviewed on July 17, 2015
"Beef picanha (the most prized cut in Latin America) from grass-reared, dry-aged Yorkshire Longhorn cattle was beautifully soft, and accompanied by rich and earthy flavours of coal-roast beetroot, sweet carrots and an intense jus." READ REVIEW


Restaurant details

Address: 52 Wilton Way , London E8 1BG

Telephone number: 020 7254 8311

Cuisine: British

Nearest station: Hackney Central station

Opening times: Weds & Thurs - 6pm-11pm / Friday - Sunday 1pm-11pm


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