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49 Columbia RoadLondonE2 7RG
We had excellent, fresh "nose to tail" food, with lambs rain & rabbit, and very good service and decor in Columbia Road.more
This place came highly recommended, so I can only assume our experience was atypical. Biggest problem was the pretentious waiter. Perhaps the predominantly 20-something patrons are impressed, but anyone with a shred of culinary knowledge and confidence of their own would be turned off by his attitude. Did he really think becoming argumentative with my dining partner about his wine would win...more
Oh my god Brawn was good. I came with colleagues for lunch, and the food was outstanding. We ordered quite a few dishes and shared. I think my highlight was probably the Tuscan style beef, which was effectively a serving of finely chopped raw beef. The scotch egg was also excellent, as were all the other porky dishes we ordered.
The wine was good, and reasonably priced. Service was also...more
Fantastic food with friendly service.
It was our last night in London, so we splurged. Their sourdough bread is magical: chewy on the inside, crunchy on the outside, with just the right hint of a tang. I hadn't yet been to a place in England that gave complimentary bread, so I was really excited. The butter that's served is soft (as it should be!) and it was all I could do to stop myself...more
Dinner at Brawn + post-dinner wine at Sagers & Wild = perfect date. There you have it -- in case you don't read any further, I've progressed your romantic life just a bit.
Brawn has quickly perched itself atop my "low key, but excellent dining spots in London" list. Based on two visits, I must finally divulge my thoughts on this Columbia Road pearl.
First, make a reservation or take your...more