Hackney

  • 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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  • Silo is coming back to Hackney Wick - but as a wine bar

    Silo X Wine Bar 

    One of the big new openings of 2019 has announced its reopening - but it's not quite the same as when it left. Silo, Douglas McMaster's no-waste restaurant in Hackney Wick, is going to temporarily return as a wine bar - the Silo X Wine Bar, to be precise. 

    The menu - continuing to be a no-waste affair - has been reconfigured a little and includes: 

    • ‘Siloaf’ & aged butter
    • Koji quavers & dip and a Soy egg with lava
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  • Leroy's spin-off Royale will be roasting chicken IRL at a Hackney residency

    Leroy's spin-off Royale will be roasting chicken IRL at a Hackney residency

    During the lockdown, Shoreditch's Michelin-starred restaurant Leroy pivoted to create a chicken delivery service in the shape of Royale. But now the restaurant is back up and running, the questions was - what will happen to Royale? Now we know, as they're carrying on serving up chicken, this time in a Hackney residency at the East London Liquor Co. 

    The menu remains the same - rotisserie

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  • Nuno Mendes launches a weekend brunch at The Scolt Head

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    Need a reason to feel good about staying in town for the summer? Well how about the fact that top chef Nuno Mendes is about to start doing weekend brunches in De Beauvoir?

    The Chiltern Firehouse chef will be stepping in to launch a brunch menu at his local pub, The Scolt Head. And, God, it does sound good.

    As you might expect, eggs are a recurrent theme. So you'll find them teamed with:

    • Secret Smokehouse smoked trout
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  • Treats Club are opening their permanent hot donut bar in Hackney

    Treats Club is opening their permanent hot donut bar in Hackney

    They've been popping up across town and even have a lockdown DIY kit - but now Treats Club Dessert Bar are settling down with their first permanent shop in Hackney. 

    If you're yet to come across them, then the key thing you need to know is that

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  • Plate up the perfect at home dinner with The Waterhouse Project's ceramics and tutorials

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    With so many restaurants in London reopening for deliveries, it's hard to get noticed. But one Hackney spot has, we think, got quite an unusual proposition.

    The Waterhouse Project opened its doors for the first time just pre-lockdown. Its owner, chef Gabriel Waterhouse (ex-Galvin La Chapelle) had just moved from a supperclub scenario, to what he was calling 'social fine dining' in a permanent restaurant in East

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  • Supa Ya Ramen launches a permanent restaurant in Hackney

    supa ya ramen opening on Hackney Road LondonChef Luke Findlay's ramen supperclub puts down permanent roots in Hackney.

  • La Pilarica is a Mexican pop-up taking over nights at Loafing Cafe in Hackney

    La Pilarica is a Mexican pop-up taking over nights at Loafing Cafe in Hackney

    With Loafing Cafe now back up and running in Hackney, they're already launching their first post-lockdown pop-up. 

    La Pilarica is a Mexican pop-up created by Federico Perez Diaz and Michael Kutziola, The pair originally met at Frankie’s Bar and Grill in Selfridges back in 2010 - have worked together since, both in restaurants and street food stalls - although this will be their

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  • Ace Pizza launches out of Hackney's Pembury Tavern

    Ace Pizza launches out of Hackney's Pembury Tavern

    Before lockdown, the Pembury Tavern in Hackney had built up quite the reputation for its pizzas. Now, they're back and post-lockdown are launching as their own delivery pizza brand, Ace Pizza. It'll still be based in the pub, but the menu has been given something of an overhaul while the team have been away. 

    All the pizzas will be from 48hr cold-fermented dough and the menu includes:

    • Honey Pie
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  • From The Ashes BBQ sees three chefs unite for a BBQ hatch in Hackney Wick

    From The Ashes BBQ sees three chefs unite for a BBQ hatch in Hackney Wick 

    Challenging though the lockdown has been, every now and again it delivers a ray of sunshine and this new opening in Hackney Wick is certainly it.

    From The Ashes BBQ comes from three chefs - Frank Fellows, Martin Anderson and Curtis Bell who had been left unemployed due to the lockdown and decided to started their own business, having all met previously when they worked at Temper.

    As

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  • Padella enter the DIY game with cook-at-home pasta kits

    Padella enter the DIY game with cook-at-home pasta kits

    The good news is that Padella is going to be doing pasta deliveries from this weekend. The bad news is that, to begin with, you have to be in either Hackney or Islington to avail yourself of the service.

    If you do happen to be in either of those boroughs then you can order up one of two pasta kits to cook up at home in less than five minutes. The options are their famous pappardelle beef shin ragu, which Grace

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  • Bao's Rice Error and Cocktail Rescue Test Drive

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    The mighty BAO has entered the food delivery game, with a twist. We take the brand new Rice Error for a Test Drive.  

  • BAO launch Cocktail Rescue alongside Rice Error in Hackney

    Bao launches Cocktail Rescue alongside Rice Error in Hackney

    BAO have been very busy of late. They've recently launched their new home-delivery service Rice Error in Borough and Fitzrovia (you can read more about that here - and look out for a Test Drive next week). Now they're getting ready to bring Rice Error to Hackney - but that's not

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  • Rice Error, the new rice box delivery service from Bao, is here

    Rice Error, the new rice box delivery service from Bao, is incoming

    Updated 12/5/20 with new location opening dates

    If there's one new delivery venture in London that everyone has their eye on, it's Rice Error from the people behind Bao. First off, here's what they say about the overall service:

    A delivery service brought to you by BAO. Specialising in rice boxes using award-winning Chi Shang rice from Taiwan. The design of the boxes are
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  • Hackney now has a roving pub service serving freshly poured pints

    Forest Road Brewing start mobile pub service

    Despite the Prime Minister talking about a potential July opening for some hospitality businesses, most people suspect that pubs - particularly those without big beer gardens - will be among the last places to emerge from lockdown. That's a long time to wait for a pint. Which is why East London's Forest Road Brewing Company has come up with an idea.

    Their mobile pub will bring you a freshly poured pint direct to your door. Pint

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