Despite playing their cards very well over the past few years, The Ace Hotel has had to fold.
And taking its place is 100 Shoreditch.
Named after its enviable address on Shoreditch High Street, it comes to us from the Lore Group whose other venues include the retro-chic Sea Containers down on the banks of the Thames. And unsurprisingly, this new venture is a pretty slick operation too.
Taking full advantage of its sheer size and location, they’ve packed an impressive six bars & restaurants into the new venue. They include:
Goddard & Gibbs – a sustainable seafood operation run by head chef Thomas Moore, formerly of Ormer in Mayfair. Here you’ll find ambitious fish dishes, along with a raw bar for oysters and the like.
The Hatch – this is “a fun and fast way to order seafood and snacks to eat on the go” – a.k.a literally a hatch.
Seed Library – a cocktail bar from Mr Lyan himself, Ryan Chetiyawardana. One of the city’s top mixologists, he’s created a menu of creative takes on classic drinks.
The Wine Bar – overlooking Shoreditch High Street, The Wine Bar is, well, a wine bar.
The Rooftop Bar – Set to open mid-May, this pink-hued bar and terrace will have a beautiful, panoramic view out over most of East London.
The Lobby Bar – This one’s described as the hotel’s “living room”, only it’s a living room that also has cocktails and a Neapolitan pizza oven.
The Coffee Shop – Here to fulfil pretty much every dietary need from morning through to late into the night. Which is useful for a hotel.
They’ve also redesigned the whole venue, and its 258 rooms, to match their new vision, while working with what was already there in a bid to make the entire process less wasteful, and more sustainable. As such, you’ll find bedrooms that encapsulate quiet comfort and style, with super-soft bedding, minibars stocked with locally produced treats, and original artwork.
Which is what you’d expect, when you’re aiming for 100.
NOTE: 100 Shoreditch is open now. You can find out more, reserve a table at the restaurants & bars, or book a room, right HERE.
100 Shoreditch | 100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 6JQ
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