East London

Pond Dalston

Pond Dalston

This Hawaiian restaurant is looking to bring Pacific cuisine - particularly Hawaii's "pokes" to London. Expect an eclectic range of dishes and plenty of non-Tiki cocktails.

Restaurant details

Address: 3 Gillett Street, Dalston, London N16 8JH

Telephone number: 020 3772 6727

Contact restaurant

Nearest station: Dalston Kingsland

Bar area

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Critic reviews - total score 7 out of 10

Critics' score: 8
Grace Dent Evening Standard Estimated score
Reviewed by October 10, 2014
"Not many restaurants send you to your taxi extolling the virtues of Spam, but that’s another curious pleasure about my job: sometimes, when you’re not laughing, you’re learning." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
John Walsh Independent
Reviewed on October 04, 2014
"Pond isn't ideal for anyone who doesn't like raw fish, but it does Japanese-Hawaiian with flair and bags of charm, for which one can only say "Mahalo!"" READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6
Guy Dimond Time Out
Reviewed on September 17, 2014
"Our advice is say aloha (‘hello’) to the bar, where you can admire the ambition of this enterprise; but then say aloha (the second time means ‘goodbye’) to the restaurant and its equally ambitious pricing." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6
Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on September 10, 2014
"I suspect Pond Dalston will work best in the bar area with snacks and small plates as described above plus sashimi and also musubi (nori-wrapped Spam sushi) when available." READ REVIEW

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