Venue Details & Map
161 Mare StreetLondonE8 3RH
- +44 20 8533 2747
Top 5 reviews of The Advisory
Came here on a Tuesday night for dinner before catching a movie at the Hackney Picturehouse. I made a reservation online, but once we arrived at 7PM, the restaurant was completely empty. We started with the chicken wings (which were excellent), an aperol spritz and one of their craft beers. Our burgers came shortly after we were finished with the wings and they were very good. I had the... more
American themed menu. Perfect for hangover eating. 6 pound bloody mary with a generous amount of spice and vodka. Didn't try a coffee.
The menu is predominately burgers. Highlights include a breakfast burger with avocado, one with blue cheese and bacon and a sweet potato and haloumi number. And of course the more traditional cheese burger. There are some new york style sides such as mac and... more
The Advisory is the perfect example of the "new Hackney" restaurant: Up on the food trends (a burger joint) that even brings in the next food trends (buttermilk fried chicken! American southern shrimp po'boys!) Cool, but trying just a bit too hard to be cool. Overworked and overly disgruntled staff. The works.
We came here on a Saturday night and it was busy, but not packed (we got a table... more
Such an overpriced disappointment. £4.50 for six blueberries and two tablespoons of yogurt does not make for good muesli!
Also, when you add Mayo and a bunch of stuff to avocado you should maybe start calling it quacamole, or lower the price. Just sayin.
Dirty cutlery, super slow service and poor quality all round for the food makes for a pretty awful experience.
Won't be back. more
It's one of those places I wanted to love because it's cool, independent, I've seen photos of my friends eating there on Instagram etc. But sadly it was quite disappointing.
Although there's been a lot of complain about the decor I personally love it. It's rustic, old and lazy cosy looking. It even has an old Chinese sign still saying 'beer' which is probably left there from the previous... more