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Where to Eat in Shoreditch – Our Top 5 Restaurants

If you’re on the hunt for places to eat in Shoreditch, you’d be forgiven for having high expectations. This East district of London is home to some of the finest eateries around, including traditional Italian restaurants, smouldering street food stalls and artisan coffee shops. Many Shoreditch restaurants have become known for carving out their own distinctive style and using only the best produce. So, with lots of quality and choice out there, what are the best restaurants in Shoreditch? Take a look at our top five…

Popolo Shoreditch

Popolo, is a small Italian restaurant in Shoreditch with a big reputation. Nestled in the heart of the district, it features an open kitchen counter with a seating area that sets a friendly and authentic tone. Known for its small creative plates and pasta dishes, the Italian and North African influences are noticeable on the menu. With grilled octopus, pork cheek and chickpea starters, there’s plenty of variety. Popolo Shoreditch sources its own produce and the menu follows the pattern of the seasons. Reservations can be made for Popolo’s window tables and first floor window counter. Price-wise, sharing dishes are around £13 – £19 each.

Location: 26 Rivington St, Hackney, London EC2A 3DU
Price Range:
££

 

Gloria

Gloria Restaurant
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Brimming with a sense of the seventies, Gloria’s Shoreditch will have you intuitively tapping your foot to Laura Branigan’s pop classic, ‘Gloria’ as soon as you step through the door. A traditional trattoria (an informal Italian eatery) Gloria’s ornate décor reflects an equally vibrant menu obtained from over 180 producers and featuring old Italian classics, like the 10 level lasagne, La Gran Carbonara and giant meatballs dish, Sopranos: The Return.

Positioned in the centre of Shoreditch, and describing itself as a ‘little corner of Italy’, the restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and at the weekend, you can grab brunch too. The ‘killer cocktail’ menu is the perfect accompaniment for when the lights dim and music comes to the fore in the evenings. The average piece for a meal here is around £30 – £49.

Location: 54-56 Great Eastern St, London EC2A 3QR
Price Range: ££

 

Blackrock Shoreditch

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Blacklock Shoreditch is the place where shabby chic meets quality British meat. Located in a renovated furniture factory in the heart of Shoreditch, if it’s a Sunday roast you want, then head down to this relaxed style steakhouse from 12 – 9 pm to get your weekend treat. Priding itself on its commitment to fresh and ethically sourced meat, Blacklock’s produce is selected from third generation Cornish farmers.

Blackrock’s impressive range of meat includes rump fillet, Denver steak, pork belly and Lamb T-bone chops making it one of the best restaurants in Shoreditch. If meat isn’t your thing, there are meat free choices available on the menu. To give you an idea of prices, expect a price tag of £10 for a steak sarnie while main meat courses start from £11 – £18.

Location: 28-30 Rivington St, Hackney, London EC2A 3DZ
Price Range: ££

 

The Clove Club

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If you’re still not sure where to eat in Shoreditch, why not check out the Clove Club? On the scene since 2013, The Clove Club restaurant is located in historic Shoreditch Town Hall. Specialising in modern British cooking, the informal atmosphere is a pleasant backdrop to an impressive full tasting menu. Produce is obtained from all across the British Isles but the menu is influenced by foods from around the world. When it comes to price at the Clove Club, you will pay £145 for a tasting menu and wine pairing. For the 6-course menu it’s £95 per person.

Location: 64 Shoreditch High St, Hackney, London E1 6J
Price Range: £££

 

The Bike Shed Motorcycle Club

 

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Next to Shoreditch Old Town Hall and a hop skip and a jump from Brick Lane, is the Bike Shed Motorcycle Club. Here, you can enjoy an American cum British/European style breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. Although there is a distinctive biker vibe at the restaurant, you don’t have to be a biker to enjoy the menu which features dishes such as superfood salads, burgers galore and the all-important Sunday roast. Expect to pay around £8 – £40 for a meal, and if you need a dry-cut or a hot-towel shave after, make your way to the restaurant’s in-house barbershop!

Location: Eastern end of Old Street junction with Shoreditch High Street.
Price Range: ££

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