THE NUDGE London Restaurant News | 20.02.17
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Hawksmoor Borough Opens
If Borough Market was missing one thing, it was the sixth branch of consistently excellent steak purveyors, Hawksmoor. Their latest offering opens in an old Victorian hops warehouse this week, with meat sourced from nearby Ginger Pig and their famously good cocktails.
Details: Opens 20th February | 16 Winchester Walk, SE1 9AQ
Adam Rawson’s New Pub Residency
With a ‘Chef of the Year’ accolade from the 2015 YBFs, and heaps of award-winning burgers at just 26, Adam Rawson is the kind of guy you’d love to hate. Except if he’s feeding you said award-winning burgers, which, coincidentally, he is – at a new pub residency in Clerkenwell. He’ll be taking over the kitchen at The Gunmakers on weekdays, serving up his classic burgers and premiering his Japanese-influenced Nippon Umai burger, with aged beef, braised pork belly and wasabi mayo.
Details: Until May 2017 | The Gunmakers, 13 Eyre Street Hill, EC1R 5ET
Man on the Moon: Emergency Pop Up Cheese Café
It’s an emergency, because it opens this week. It’s a pop up, because it closes next week. And the cheese café part is fairly self-explanatory: there’ll be platters of organic cheese to sample with a “pay what you want” policy for take-away goods – orders of which are suspended for the foreseeable. Which brings us to the man on the moon part. The eccentric cheesemaker himself – the er, big cheese, if you will – has mysteriously eloped, and his disappearance is charted throughout the house as an art installation all of its own.
Details: 24th-28th February | 139 Copeland Road, SE15 3SN
Humble Grape Pop-up Oyster Bar
Go shuck yourself… some oysters at the Humble Grape’s popup bivalve bar in their Fleet Street Flagship. It’s going to have English Rock & Native pearl-purses, plus flights of growers Champagne.
Details: Until 24th February | Humble Grape, 1 St Bride’s Passage, EC4Y 8EJ
New Cocktails at Artesian
After a year of tireless experimentation, and presumably, relentless hangovers, the new team at Artesian bar have unveiled a new menu of cocktails – including Creative Maths which provides mix-and-match cocktails in mini copper distillation tanks, and the Mind Your Step – a pisco sour number, served in a broken glass with edible shards. It’s a little sharp.
Details: Available now | The Langham, 1C Portland Place, W1B 1JA
Main image Credit – Artesian
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