The family behind the award-winning Walthamstow Spar, neighbouring Eat 17 bistro and cult condiment ‘Eat 17 Bacon Jam’ have launched a restaurant, burger bar and convenience store in a the former Brooksbys Snooker Hall on Chatsworth Road in Lower Clapton.
"There’s some great comfort food being served up by the family team at Eat 17. In fact, I’m slightly resentful to be writing this column when I could be there eating the broccoli right now. Or demolishing the soft buttermilk chicken burger with Moroccan coleslaw on a brioche bun." READ REVIEW
Celia Plender Time Out
Reviewed on July 10, 2014
"In the march towards the gentrification of east London, the team behind this and the original grocery shop/eatery combo in Walthamstow Village get top mark for efforts. As for the food, in the words of ’90s boy band East 17, ‘It’s all right’." READ REVIEW
Karen Dacre Evening Standard
Reviewed on June 26, 2014
"The food is equally as relaxing. With a menu that sits somewhere between high-end gastropub grub and fine dining, Eat 17 is a something-for-everyone sort of place with the hardcore carnivores catered for with burgers and their pantywaist counterparts with deliciously tender poultry, perfectly poached pasta or fragrantly spiced fish-cakes." READ REVIEW