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Rita's - Permanently Closed
175 Mare StreetLondonE8 3RH
Rita's started out very quiet the Saturday we dined there. It had already gone half-twelve, half an hour after opening time, and we were the only two customers inside. That turned out to be a good thing for us, as we took ages to decide what we wanted to eat for brunch. I know everyone seems to go for the chicken & waffle, particularly seeing as it's an uncommon combination for the UK, but we...more
Wow! Best. Restaurant. Ever.
Came here for Sunday bunch at 12:00. There were loads of tables at that time and the place looks great! The colour scheme is really cool. It's like something out of a Wes Anderson film :)!
I had the chicken and waffles. D-A-Y-N-M! The flavour of the crust they put on the chicken literally made me die. But then the angelic waitress brought some mac'n'cheese and my...more
There seems to be a number of restaurants popping up in London who serve "American style ____". Being American, I like to roll the dice on these to see if I can't quell a craving from back home.
Rita's serves "American style diner fare", albeit a slightly more upscale take on this concept. Not too many diners have duck on the menu....
We went for brunch on a recent rainy weekend. The setup...more
Coming from the states and spending time on the border of the south, I'm a big fan of chicken and waffles. Easy my top five comfort food of all time. The combination of sweet and savoury, all before 10am? Bring it on.
So when an Unconventional Breakfast event was set up to go try this American eatery, I was all in. A little taste of home? Yes please.
We got to the spot about 10 minutes...more
Om nom nom.
Yelp has quite a lot of American reviewers, but I'm not one of them, so I must confess I have never eaten a combination of fried chicken and sweet waffles. The idea would probably have never even come into my head if I didn't have yelp friends to tell me about it. Therefore I have absolutely no idea if this tastes like it should in the American South...but I know I like it.