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Oslo Hackney

Think about the last time you went to Oslo Hackney. Upstairs, late, loud, Red Stripe? There’s more to this Hackney favourite than that. Head there when the sun’s up for some well-crafted cocktails and the new menu that balances filthy diner influences and old-school British classics with clean eating. First up – downstairs at Oslo […]

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Celebrating National Norway Day at Oslo

Oslo Hackney are serving Nordic nibbles and Scandinavian cocktails to celebrate the annual independence of Norway until 20th May Try Oslo’s homemade signature Nordic traditional waffles or their Nordic Cure, a delicious mix of egg, chorizo, bacon, avocado, grilled peppers, homemade chilli beans and halloumi.  The delectable Vege Cure is also very tempting with organic […]

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Nordic restaurant buzzing with atmosphere, E8

OSLO Situated underneath Hackney Central Station on a site that was the original Victorian station, the building has undergone various transformations over the years – it was a greengrocers when I first moved to E8 way back when. Oslo occupies this huge space with such panache and assurance, it feels like it was always destined […]

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Best Fish & Chips in Town

Trust In Cod Danny Sutton, aka Danny the Fish, is owner of fish-battering Mecca, Sutton & Sons (their cod is to die for). Here, he reveals what took him from a Ridley Road Market stall to a fishmongers in Stokey before launching a chippie opposite that quickly grew into a mini East London empire “I […]

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One of the Capital’s Top Mixologist

Behind This Wall An inconspicuous bar on Mare Street, serves up some of East London’s most innovative cocktails, earning the drinking den a near cult status among connoisseurs. We meet the man behind the alchemy, Alex Harris, an early pioneer of locally sourced, seasonal beverages that also happen to taste sublime If it wasn’t for […]

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Hackney’s First Michelin Star

By Kelly Beswick Blogger, podcaster, writer and author, as long as it’s related to food, James Ramsden is your man. Having broken out into the restaurant business, first running the acclaimed Secret Larder supper club, and more recently a certain little place in E8 called Pidgin, which just happens to have earned itself one of […]

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