North London

Hicce

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Modern European | North London

Pip Lacey, the former head chef at Murano (and who you may also know from 2017’s Great British Menu) is the brains behind Hicce, a restaurant with wood-fired food that'll is brimming with British flavours via Norway and Japan. It takes prime position in Coal Drops Yard in King's Cross with an all-day restaurant (and a pretty handy bar too).

Restaurant details

Address: 
Coal Drops Yard, Stable Street, King’s Cross, London N1C 4AB
Nearest tube: 
King's Cross
Telephone number: 020 3869 8200

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Coal Drops Yard, Stable Street, King’s Cross, London N1C 4AB

 

Critic reviews - total score 6.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 6
William Sitwell Telegraph
"All these dishes, some of which were faultless, felt ill-matched. Interesting, yes. But as you and I know, when we risk a trip away from the telly, interesting ain’t good enough." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 8.5
Grace Dent Guardian
Reviewed on December 14, 2018
"There’s joy in the fact that Hicce doesn’t care. Lacey’s creme caramel has quickly jumped into 2018’s not-to-be-missed dishes for London gluttons, which is ironic, because it spent years as a beige, retro lump on a dessert menu that marked a diner out as tragically safe. Lacey shows us its enduring appeal with a stiffly set but seductively yielding yellow pudding. It is a sweet bowl of 70s shtick and modern-day swagger, and you will be more relevant with every vanilla-and-caramel-syrup-laden spoon." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 6
Marina O'Loughlin Sunday Times Estimated score
Reviewed on December 09, 2018
"Hicce, despite being co-owned by a former Murano head chef and backed by the redoubtable Angela Hartnett herself, manages — like the original Grain Store — to be admirable without being entirely adorable." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 6
Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on November 28, 2018
"It is early days for hicce which perhaps opened to order — there was an ordained day at the Coal Drops Yard collection — rather than when they felt absolutely ready. The menu seems sketchy rather than substantial." READ REVIEW

 

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