photo credit: Rob Greig
The Princess of Shoreditch
If you asked a trendy Shoreditch local to design a pub, the Princess of Shoreditch is what you’d get. It looks like good boozer, but with a polished East End cool about it. No one’s ever going to mistake it for an old-school pub, but really, we doubt anyone will care when the food’s this good. The roasts are a local fixture on Sundays, with good-looking plates of rare beef, lamb, and pork landing on tables at a fair clip. The beer selection’s short but good, the crowd is young and fun, and they have a thing called ‘umami salad’ on the menu, which is probably just a plate of mushrooms in soy sauce. Probably not, actually, but you get the idea.
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