Two former musicians have joined forces to open this East London all day space with a focus on craft beer and sourdough pizzas.
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The development of East London's railway arches into places to eat and drink (as opposed to get your car fixed) continues apace with the latest section by Bethnal Green opening over the bank holiday weekend.
The Arches at Malcolm Place currently features three places to eat or drink. We Are Tap Room say they're serving up the best of East London’s breweries on 24 taps. Then there's ...
The space that once housed Viajante and The Typing Room will now be a modern Latin American restaurant run by two chefs who arrive here via The Fat Duck, Fera and the Michelin-starred restaurant Amelia San Sebastian.
A fancy new hotel, the East London Hotel, is opening in Bethnal Green. It's bringing along with it the Due East restaurant - an all-day affair that pays a lot of attention to the food and drink being produced out east.
Sweet toothed Londoners should make a note in their diary now for a pop-up dessert experience that's hitting London in a few weeks. The Whisk Dessert Bar doesn't mess around with savoury stuff, instead you can enjoy three courses of desserts.
Pastry Chef Simon Jenkins has worked with everyone from Raymond Blanc to Gordon Ramsay and Marcus Wareing. And his desserts do sound intriguing. There's fresh pineapple soft serve with a chilli confit and spiced crumb in a
Expect Spanish beach-bar vibes as well as an impressive rooftop space from Chiringuito in Bethnal Green. And big Gin Tonics too, of course. All in what used to be a public loo.
We're always sad to hear of a London restaurant closing, particularly any that have managed to survive their first year, let alone three more. But these things happen and yesterday Bethnal Green's The Typing Room sent out an email to its customers saying that they'd be doing their last service at the end of June.
According to the mailout the head chef Lee Westcott "has decided to pursue new culinary ambitions and will focus on other future
From their simple start on a Maltby Street stall to their new permanent digs on Bethnal Green Road, Lahpet are hoping to introduce Londoners to the delights of Burmese food.
It's the second restaurant from people behind the Original Arepa & Co, this time in Bethnal Green. Expect lots of Venezuelan style sandwiches and lots more.
Ever wanted to be more in the know about London's coolest bars? A new company aims to do just that.
Bar Bingo is a cocktail based bar crawl where no bar is more than five minutes walk from the next. As founder Helen Glaberson explained to Hot Dinners "As industry insiders we take it for granted where the best bars are, but actually a great deal of Londoners don't know about some of the city's best bars.
The tour books the bars and atable for you, so you
Italian-meets-Hungarian pop-up Pasta 'n' Goulash will return once more to its spiritual home in CambridgeHeath, when it revives The Budapest Bar & Kitchen for a three-month residency.
With Calvados and more on the menu, Coupette is a very French cocktail bar in Bethnal Green. We head east for an early look.
Ex-Beaufort Bar head bartender heads east
So Sager + Wilde Paradise Row are launching an Old Fashioned (the drink AND the style) cocktail bar up on their Mezzanine level, and if that wasn't enough to get you down there pronto, just feast your eyes on the cocktail list they've knocked up.
A year on from opening Mission in Bethnal Green, from the wonder wine due Sager + Wilde, is hitting its strike with a whole new team both in the kitchen and front of house. Taking over from James de Jong in the kitchen is Australian chef Sebastien Myers. Myer worked under Nuno Mendes at Viajante before heading up the kitchen at Chiltern Firehouse. He's most recently done a stage at Faviken before joining Mission.
And Seb has gathered an interesting team with him.