Smoking Goat | Soho Thai Restaurant
NOTE: Smoking Goat Soho is now closed, but you can still visit their Shoreditch branch…
Did you hear who won the last Bangkok Marathon?
Apparently it was a Thai.
A joke which serves no purpose at all, beyond gifting us the tenuous opportunity to divert your attention in the direction of the hottest new cocktail-soaked, Thai BBQ joint in town: Smoking Goat.
Consider this the place to go the next time you find yourself in Soho without reservations, but with an unflinching desire to hunker down in a late night dive bar where you can enjoy either an impromptu wood grilled feast of slow roasted duck or smoked lamb ribs – served with sticky rice and Thai dipping sauces – or a cutlery-free “Whole Cornish Chilli Crab” experience.
And it is an experience.
Being predominantly a late night kind of place – which is open for dinner from 7pm ‘til midnight – the drinks here are important, hence the carefully crafted, regularly changing cocktails; the small, expertly curated selection of European wines; the daily rotating punch; and the exclusively commissioned “Goat Milk” small batch beer made by Whitechapel locals, One Mile End Brewers.
However it’s also open from 3pm-7pm each day, during which time you’ll find the kitchen serving up small dishes like fish sauce wings, coal roasted scallops and Oysters & Nam Jim while a mysterious man plays jazz saxophone in the corner.
It’s the best Oysters & Nam Jim / Jazz Sax combo in London.
NOTE: Sadly, Smoking Goat Soho has permanently closed. The good news is, you can still get your fix at Smoking Goat Shoreditch…
Smoking Goat | 7 Denmark Street, WC2H 8LZ
(Photo credit: Jordan Lee)
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