Venue Details & Map
23-27 Wadeson St
Bethnal GreenLondonE2 9DR
- +44 (0)20 8983 7900
Sensational food, funky decor, sneaky hard to find address, brilliant cocktails and a grand piano.
Recommended by D1's boyfriend and Jeremy Stopmaster, it was a compulsory visit and it delivered.
Absolutely fantastic, five people, five cocktails and five amazing meals. Standouts were shallot tarte tatin, smoked short rib and the famous steak tartare.
What a find! Feels like speak easy come pop up restaurant with no signage outside, up an industrial stair case restaurant with a chef that boarders on Michelin quality.
Had the white crab starter - light and Devine, the main of poached pollock and a radicchio and mint salad.
Service was fantastic and not to put on as well - details in the design make it relaxed and well thought out.
Hidden away just off the canal, walking into this restaurant feels like you've accidentally stumbled into a warehouse and someone is about to come out and tell you off. Stick with it though, because when you get upstairs you'll find a stunning airy room with friendly staff and a great atmosphere. The menu isn't large, but they've curated it well and my date and I enjoyed stunning French food...more
So.... My friends chose Bistroteque because apparently it has an amazing Cabaret act downstairs and a live pianist on a grand piano in the restaurant. Unfortunately, the cabaret closed a year or more ago and the pianist only plays on the weekends..... STILL... Was a brilliant meal out for all!
Service was slow (pre dinner cocktails took 20 mins plus for example) so why 5 stars I hear you...more
Good luck finding the unmarked entrance from the street (look for the white alcove with benches and plant pots and there's a door inside on the left). But once you're in (and upstairs) you'll see the incredible warehouse space that is Bistrotheque.
The food that comes out of the big open kitchen is really something special. Seemingly with an emphasis on the veg my hake starter came with very...more