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Bull in a China Shop
196 Shoreditch High StreetLondonE1 6LG
Had heard about this place in the "Shortlist" magazine which usually highlights some interesting places in London. If I could summarise this place it seems to be a 1930's Japanese restaurant fused with American cuisine, whiskey and cocktails.
We came here for drinks initially, but also decided to have food as well due to the tempting dishes on the Menu (Cool looking Burgers, Rotisserie...more
We were here for dinner and a few drinks. Service was great and made everything very easy, the drinks came quickly. Their burgers looked great, the chicken and coleslaw one was obviously making a lot of people very happy. I tried to join in with their roast vegetable burger, it was a bit sloppy and fell apart and the cheese hardly registered. The chips were really good but overall it was...more
Average, average, average! I went for a drink late on one night with a friend and was not impressed at all with cocktail menu, as most are whiskey based and I'm not really a fan at all! I ended up with a can of lager, which was pretty small and almost £5.. Kinda daylight robbery really. My friend got an Irish coffee which came in at a steep £10.. Definitely overpriced for what it was.
I've passed by this place a lot of times but to be honest what made me go in was that I really needed the bathroom. The bathroom is in fact not particularly impressive, however the cocktail list is pretty good.
I decided to go for one of their house cocktails called something with Toro if I remember right. I have to say it was very nice and I liked it a lot, however it was £12 so a bit on the...more
'fraid I can't vouch for this new kid on the block...yet.
Bull in a China Shop, recently opened on Shoreditch High Street, is situated right in the crux of all the action. Inhabiting a long shuttered storefront, it was a welcome sight to see something had popped up here!
There's still hope, but I can't say my first visit was a great one.
First impression is that it's small, but well laid...more