Soho, Fitztrovia, Covent Garden

Shotgun

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This is a restaurant from the people behind The Lockhart, including the chef Brad McDonald. Expect lots of low-and-slow barbecue alongside a Southern USA style cocktail bar.

Critic reviews - total score 7 out of 10

Critics' score: 3 AA GIll Sunday Times
Reviewed on November 29, 2015
"And here’s the point, though I must admit what I dislike about all this sorry, open-mouthed finger-sucking lad food is that it’s not actually cooking at all, it’s hobby grub." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 7.5 Giles Coren Times
Reviewed by November 21, 2015
"(The pig's ear was) a warmish, flabby bite at first, then sweetness, salt, spice, high allium notes, the crackle of cartilage, mild pigginess, chomp, chomp, chomp … And then suddenly I couldn’t write about it for the salivating that came upon me." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 8 Chris Pople Cheese & Biscuits
Reviewed on November 22, 2015
"I loved Shotgun, as you'll have probably guessed by now; the food is mainly superb, the attention to detail occasionally startling, and service, headed by Jon Cannon ex- of l'Enclume, Roganic and Restaurant Story, is faultless." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 8 Jay Rayner Observer Estimated score
Reviewed on November 01, 2015
"It’s an extremely civilised space in which to experience this kind of cooking done with huge assurance." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 8 Richard Ehrlich Time Out
Reviewed on October 20, 2015
"Steer clear if you need elaborate cooking or a leisurely pace: snacks and mains arrive fast. And definitely avoid if you’re vegetarian. Everyone else should get to Shotgun like a gunshot." READ REVIEW

 
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Restaurant details

Address: 26 Kingly Street, London W1B 5QD

Telephone number: 0203 137 7252

Cuisine: American

Nearest Station: Oxford Circus

Opening times: Noon – 11.30

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