Mark Hix’s menu is simple – seasonal sharing starters, followed by chicken or steak. A mezzanine floor offers private dining for up to 36 guests with views of the restaurant and the specially commissioned artwork by Damien Hirst featuring a cow and a cockerel. Mini-Marks bar offers cocktails and bar snacks.
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32 Rivington StreetLondonEC2A 3LX
Hype about the artwork? I get it, all themed, the huge piece of "Cow and chicken" the nutty, 90s? cartoon network show, I don't get so much, but sitting under the huge formaldehyde pickled cow and chicken Damien Hirst? I do, though I think this looks much better in the day or early evening when the light is better.
It wasn't very busy when we came, and huge and spacious, which is refreshing...more
I've gotta say that this place really didn't give me much of a wow experience, ok it looks cool but from my time spent here with friends and colleagues it all just seemed a bit meh.
Nothing was particularly bad but nothing particularly good - here's my roundup.
* The rib eye steak at £22 was just not that great, I've had much much better steaks at lower prices and it was just lacking...more
Not very impressed, if I judge this place by the quality of its dishes more than the fancy artwork the fuels the hype. I went for the sirloin and got a sirloin, feeling lonely, on a plate...but far far away from the quality I found in other meat restaurants. Place is huge, and those alcoves are cool for groups, but yeah...attention to details should be key, even more importantly when it comes...more
+ great for large group
+ sharing plates are delicious
+ good cocktails
Tramshed reminds me of a German beer hall, except the cock and bull in formaldehyde which is probably not a hallmark of any beer halls I've been. We came in as a group of 10, and the set up of the venue is perfect for large parties.
As part of the few sharers we ordered to start, we...more
You guys is that REALLY a real cow and chicken in the middle of the restaurant? Like, for real?
So when you walk in the entire place is impressive. It's a massive modernized farm looking room with a huge giant aquarium looking thing with a cow and chicken. BUT IS IT REAL? I don't know. Probably. Whatever.
So, we came here with friends because they wanted to and yes we're vegetarian so...more