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Chicken Shop Hot


79 Highgate Road, London NW5 1TL
Latest critic review: October 28, 2012
Critics' score: 7.5 out of 10 Users' score: 0.0 out of 10
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This venture from Soho House has opened beneath the Pizza East Kentish Town and focuses solely on selling rotisserie chicken using their bespoke technique.

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AA Gill Sunday Times
Reviewed on October 28, 2012
"The chicken is boiled, then roasted on spits. It’s very good: tasty, dribbly and served with an insipid butt plug of corn and some handmade chips." READ REVIEW
Critic's score: 7
Lisa Markwell Independent
Reviewed by September 23, 2012
"It's delicious chicken, though, which is a blessed relief – restaurants have been built before around one ingredient which they've then failed to deliver in taste or quality." READ REVIEW
Critic's score: 7.5
Giles Coren Times
Reviewed on September 22, 2012
"What you have down here is a Nando’s-style menu, at Nando’s prices, but with free range chicken from a single Norfolk farm in a madly cool environment based on a Fifties American diner/dive bar, with lovely, kind, sexy staff." READ REVIEW
Critic's score: 8.5
Guy Dimond Time Out
Reviewed on September 20, 2012
"It's like a little bit of Brooklyn, or a Shoreditch speakeasy bar, in Kentish Town. The service is cheery, and fast - but you might have to queue, and you can expect to be in and out in under an hour." READ REVIEW
Critic's score: 6
David Sexton Evening Standard
Reviewed on September 19, 2012
"Good people never tire of eating roast chicken, though. Nick Jones says of this place: “Chicken would be my last meal and so I wanted to get it exactly right.” He has." READ REVIEW
Critic's score: 8
 

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Address79 Highgate Road, London NW5 1TL
Telephone number 0203 310 2020
Telephone numberAverage price: Inexpensive
trainTufnell Park
Opening timesTue to Thu - 5pm to 12am
Fri to Sat - 5pm to 1am

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