Shoreditch

  • Chef Dani Garcia's BiBo is opening at the new Mondrian Shoreditch

    Mondrian Shoreditch to replace The Curtain with chef Dani Garcia taking over the restaurant

    Shoreditch hotel The Curtain is no more. It's just been taken over by Accor - and they're going to relaunch it as Mondrian Shoreditch.

    The previous hotel was a complete new-build so, decor aside, we can't see any major structural changes happening but it does mean that the hotel restaurant will change - so Marcus Samuelsson's Red Rooster has left the

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  • The Light Bar arrives in Shoreditch, reviving a classic building

    The Light Bar arrives in Shoreditch, reviving a classic building

    The Light Bar is taking over a listed building in Shoreditch that once held "The Light". Expect a modern British menu in this three-floored affair, with bar, restaurant and a large terrace too.

  • Brat's having a St David's Day weekend popup for their baked cheesecake

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    Next weekend we'll all be honorary Welsh folk - if it means getting hold of one of Brat's legendary cheesecakes.

    To celebrate the upcoming St David's Day, the Shoreditch restaurant is opening for a weekend to sell its world-class baked Basque cheesecake. They'll use the sale to raise funds for The Wickers Charity with all proceeds going to the charity which supports young people and families in East London.

    The

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  • Cincinnati Chilibomb brings chili-filled brioche and chili oil-filled syringes to Shoreditch

    Cincinnati Chilibomb

    Tim Brice is bringing his own chilli recipe to Shoreditch and serving it in the middle of a brioche bun, before injecting chilli oil into it...

  • The best food delivery & takeaway restaurants in Shoreditch, Spitalfields and The City

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    Trying to work out what you fancy when it comes to food delivery in Shoreditch? We're here to help you choose some of the best.  

  • Test Driving Brat's brunch in Shoreditch

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    Tomos Parry's Shoreditch restaurant started doing brunch just before London locked down for a second time. We managed to get in just before that to try it out. 

  • Skye Gyngell comes to Shoreditch, opening Spring To Go

    Skye Gyngell comes to Shoreditch, opening Spring To Go

    Now that Spring in Somerset House is closed for the lockdown, Skye Gyngell is taking the restaurant on the road, launching in Shoreditch as a farm shop. 

    Opening on Redchuch Road, Spring to Go will be filled with produce from with Fern Verrow farm in Herefordshire and Heckfield Home Farm (Skye is chef at Heckfield Place too), alongside food from Spring itself. 

    The Spring bakery sounds fabulous

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  • Joan is a new Mediterranean restaurant for Shoreditch

    Joan is a new Mediterranean restaurant for Shoreditch

    This new restaurant in Shoreditch takes Mediterranean food (with an emphasis on Greece) as its starting point, headed up by an ex-Caravan chef.

  • Tramshed returns as The Tramshed Project, mixing food, co-working, events & more

    Tramshed returns as The Tramshed Project, mixing food, co-working, events & more 

    During the pandemic, the Hix business went into administration taking Tramshed with it. But now there's a reprieve for the undeniably impressive building in Shoreditch as it becomes a space that mixes food, culture and co-working. 

    It's been set up

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  • Brat does brunch - Tomos Parry kicks off the weekend with lardo on flatbread

    Brat does brunch - Tomos Parry kicks off the weekend with lardo on flatbread

    They came back from the lockdown all guns blazing with a hugely popular Hackney pop-up in addition to the original Shoreditch restaurant and now Tomos Parry's Brat is about to try something new. It's launching a brunch menu for the first time. 

    Their

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  • Brat extends its popup at Climpson's Arch

    Brat extends its residency at Climpsons Arch

    27/8/20 - updated with details of an extended residency

    After being without Tomos Parry's excellent Brat restaurant for a few months - it returned in two different incarnations. 

    Over the past month, one of the huge successes of post-lockdown pivoting has been the Brat x Climpson’s Arch residency. It saw Parry going back to his roots as he had previously been in the kitchen there

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  • Ruth Hansom takes over the menu at the refurbished Princess of Shoreditch

    Ruth Hansom takes over the menu at the refurbished Princess of Shoreditch

    Taking proper advantage of the lockdown, The Princess of Shoreditch has had something of a revamp while it's been closed so it'll be returning with a new look next month. It's also coming back with a brand new head chef who you may have seen on Great British Menu - Ruth Hansom.

    She'll be taking on the menu in the upstairs restaurant with dishes based on British provenance. That'll

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  • A plant-based drive-thru restaurant is coming to Shoreditch

    A plant-based drive-thru restaurant is coming to Shoreditch

    Fancy getting a taste of Shoreditch but aren't quite ready to go on public transport yet? Then the replacement that's taking over the old American Car Wash site might be for you. For six days, it's going to be taken over by Meatless Farm to create the M*** F*** Drive-Thru.

    It is - more or less - exactly as it sounds, but the drive-thru also has a lane for pedestrians, e-scooters and bicycles. And if you

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  • Mãos returns with a new room, a solo dining space and a provisions box

    Mãos returns with a new room, a solo dining space and a provisions box

    Last year, Mãos in Shoreditch won a coveted Michelin star, but just a few months later one of its founders Nuno Mendes, announced that he was leaving. Since then, even more has changed with the very notion of close communal dining around a single table (a signature of Maos) knocked to the kerb in the era of social distancing.

    Now there's a maximum of eight diners allowed, with four tables of two replacing

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  • Bar Swift is coming to Shoreditch

    Swift Shoreditch

    Their Soho venue has been closed throughout the lockdown but now that Bar Swift (ranked 41 on the 50 Best Bars in the World list last year) are back, they're already getting ready to open a second bar in Shoreditch (where Floripa used to be). 

    This venue will be an all-day affair, opening at 8am on weekdays. Of course, you won't be able to pick up a cocktail then, so they'll shift to coffee and brunch dishes in the mornings. There will be Neal's

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