Granted, this place is more of a fun-time party bar made for cutting shapes at the weekend, but Barrio Shoreditch also offers a storming range of Mexican dishes. Dig in to lamb chilli tacos, nachos clasicos and quesadillas, all wallet-friendly and best enjoyed during Amigo Hour, when cocktails are discounted.
Restaurants in Shoreditch
Discover the best places to eat in Shoreditch with our hand-picked guide. Shoreditch is home to some of the best restaurants in London, each with their own unique quirks and niches that make eating out in this super cool part of town a real treat. We've gathered a few of our favourite eating out spots together in this guide; read on for DesignMyNight's recommended Shoreditch restaurants!
If you like booze, brunch, millenial pink and screaming women then this quirky Shoreditch restaurant is the only place you need to be. Bringing you delicious small plates, crazy cocktails and the spiciest decor in town, Rascals is the sassiest eatery in the East.
One of the best restaurants in Shoreditch, this quirky brunch spot offers delicious breakfast goods all day long, alongside cocktails, beers and some of the biggest character in Hoxton.
Consistently rated as one of the top restaurants in east London, the Jones Family Project is a mighty fine steak restaurant, bar and grill in Shoreditch. There's a lovely choice of lighter salads and risotto dishes but this would more suit groups looking for a full on feast; sirloin steaks, oxtail burgers and Indian spiced grilled chickens are expertly prepared via the josper charcoal oven.
For your fix of indulgent Americana BBQ in Shoreditch, look no further than Blues Kitchen. You'll encounter a menu crammed with show-stopping burgers, chicken, catfish, steak, chilli, ribs and pulled pork, cooked with that renowned Blues Kitchen expertise. The choice of bourbons, beers, spirits and cocktails is equally as compelling, and we haven't even mentioned the live bands and DJs that come to the fore when the plates are cleared away…
Based in the ever-bustling Old Street, Ceviche is a fun South American restaurant that showcases the best flavours that Peru has to offer. From mouthwatering cuts of grilled meat to fresh ceviches dishes, the team of chefs use a range of fresh ingredients to recreate traditional recipes that all pack a punch.
Sitting prettily in a Grade II-listed building, Dirty Bones Shoreditch is probably the prettiest of the brand. Their New York-inspired menu offers a variety of comfort food dishes but cooked to a high quality, and all can be washed down with one of their creative cocktails.
Le Petit Chef is the dining sensation that's taken the world by storm; taking place at TT Liquor in Shoreditch, the immersive dining experience feeds you eight courses with matched cocktails as a tiny animated man spins you through time and space.
Dream Bags is one of the quirkiest and most interesting places to dine in Shoreditch. Book a table at their open and spacious ground floor restaurant to enjoy cocktails and an Italian menu that features stone-baked pizzas and pasta dishes prepared using the finest Sardinian ingredients.
A proper, old-fashioned boozer which dates back to the 17th century, The Owl & Pussycat is a home from home filled with charm and vintage trinkets. Serving up a choice of the finest food and drink, cosy up on leather sofas by the roaring fire during wintertime, or kick back in the cracking suntrap terrace to soak in those rays if you're visiting in the warmer months.
From the same team behind popular Soho haunt, Ceviche, comes Andina. Also focusing on Peruvian cuisine, this hot little spot brings South American family-style cooking to Shoreditch, try ceviche, street food or one of the delicious grill dishes in modern and quirky surroundings.
Head to Camino in Shoreditch as the Spanish spot serves up everything from tapas through to charcuterie boards on a large outdoor terrace and swish indoor restaurant.
Dalston Jamaican hotspot Rudie's second location is in Boxpark, delivering tapas-style plates of their favourite dishes like goat curry or real jerk chicken, as well as an amazing grab and go counter, all washed down by rum.
You'll probably know Bounce more for its ping-pong, but there's also a seriously cool restaurant to discover here. Found away from the main Shoreditch hub, there's innovative bar food, premium canapes and an exciting a la carte menu to ponder, as well as a dedicated pizza counter churning out the best in traditional Italian pizza and antipasti.
This cool and quirky Shoreditch restaurant offers delicious British small plates, live music and stunning interiors - all perfect for a night out on Great Eastern Street. The latest venture from the team behind the Looking Glass Cocktail Club, there's also a fearsome drinks menu to explore.
Offering some of the finest slices in East London, this chilled out restaurant in Shoreditch brings you locally sourced toppings, refreshing cocktails and comfortable, stripped-back interiors.