Bull in a China Shop | A Blend Of '30s Glamour And Industrial Chic

Bull in a China Shop

Bull in a China Shop

Bull in a China Shop | Shoreditch Bar and Eatery

Whisky bars.

Aside from being a huge, unexploited business opportunity for Cadburys, they’re also one of the world’s most popular niche drinking dens, which makes producing a truly great one all the more difficult.

Thankfully, Shoreditch’s Bull actually manages it by providing a unique blend of Japanese Izakaya, Scottish whisky bar, and Midwest America prohibition hide-out, with a low-lit blend of ‘30s glamour and industrial chic. Here’s what you’ll find:


While they’re haven’t compiled the most comprehensive library of brown booze in the world (at a mere 100ish bottles) that’s only due to their ruthless discrimination of anything remotely low quality. The list is predominantly Japanese/Scottish, and there are even ‘rarites’ from closed distilleries, or legendary small-batch releases.

Those bottles are poured into cocktails with a Japanese twist, such as the Shinto Sour using Hibiki whisky and plum sake, or the Chamomile and Charcoal Old Fashioned with homemade chamomile syrup and coconut charcoal.


The food can only be described as a little of everything: a full English breakfast and eggs benedict come with freshly baked bread from The Dusty Knuckle Bakery and rainforest alliance coffee, whilst Asian spiced, whisky glazed rotisserie chicken and signature charcoal bun burgers can be ordered alongside a superfood salad and sticky toffee pudding.

Almost as tasty as a whiskey bar.

NOTE: Breakfast, lunch and dinner is served weekdays from 9.30am and weekends from 10am, until 11.30pm. Brunch is served on weekends from 10am to 2pm. Reservations can be made HERE.


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Bull in a China Shop

196 Shoreditch High St, Shoreditch, East London, E1 6LG


7.5 / 10

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