When London emerged from its first lockdown all those months ago, one of the first restaurants to completely reinvent itself was Tomos Parry's Brat. While the original restaurant stayed where it was (with a bit of table rejigging) they complimented it with a sister restaurant at Climpson's Arch, correctly assuming that alfresco dining would be very much a big thing in 2020.
Brat at Climpsons
Behind sees chef Andy Beynon creating a counter dining experience like no other in London right now. We sat around the huge counter for a feast in London Fields.
Starting this weekend, Tomos Parry and his team at Brat are heading back to Climpson's Arch to launch a takeaway service. For the next few Saturdays and Sundays, they'll be serving up dishes like their new brunch options and signature turbot for folk to pre-order and take away with them.
We had the good fortune to give Brat's new brunch a Test Drive the week before lockdown. So believe us when we say that you want his
Andy Beynon, former development chef for Jason Atherton, is opening his own restaurant in London Fields which is all centred around the workings of the kitchen.
First we had Coqfighter opening a beef burger space, Good Burger. Then we had Honest Burgers moving into the chicken space with Honest
In what's rapidly becoming the new normal, Londoners, unable to go to bars or restaurants, are switching their social lives to London's parks along with picnics and booze. So you've got to hand it to Highbury's Top Cuvee who have not only spotted the trend but hopped on board.
The restaurant, which had already done a stellar job of moving to delivery with their Shop Cuvee offering, yesterday started delivering wine and cocktails by bike to two
They sprang to instant fame when they created the wedding cake for Harry and Meghan and now Violet are about to open a new wine bar in Hackney - tentatively called Violet Corner (after The Corner building that it's in) -
If you've been looking for a new place to get some decent barbecue (not quite as prevalent as it was a few years back), then this pop-up at London Fields Brewery could be just the thing. It sees Prairie Fire BBQ serving up food for their taproom in a six-month residency with their Kansas-City-style barbecue. They've popped up all over town before now - and you may also have caught them at Mercato
One of the founders of Le Bun has opened Carte Blanche in Hackney - a mix of French and American food, with some excellent burgers too. We head down for a look.
The Field put plants and veg first in London Fields. Se up by the man behind The Porridge Cafe, expect a very veg menu but with the option to pimp up with meat or fish, if you want.
This new London Fields pizzeria is the second UK branch of New York–style pizza chain FOLD. They bill their pizzas as large, thin crust, hand tossed, wide slices that are made for folding and stuffing in your mouth.
The much-loved Clapton wine bar always did well when it came to food and now they're going one step further opening their first full restaurant in Netil House where Ellory used to be.
You've likely heard of Zoe's Ghana Kitchen by now, be it as a pop-up, a supper club, the cookbook or residences at Pop Brixton or The Sun & 13 Cantons. Now, Zoe Adjonyoh is returning to East London to start her brand new residency at London Fields' arthouse cinema Institute of Light, with a new
A new six-month pop-up has just landed in London Fields as Tacu Tacu are back with their Latin American fare. You may know them from selling Mexican fish burgers on Brick Lane but now they've headed inside for the winter, taking over the spot that used to hold Rita's. There, they've tarted up the place to give it a summer feeling all winter long.
For the first week, it's been all about tacos along
Sometimes detail is too much - enjoy the simpler things with this two note pop-up
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