Back in the days when it was under Nuno Mendes’ paternal wing, the Corner Room in Bethnal Green Town Hall was one of my favourite places to eat in London.
Here was a relatively small, cosy, beautifully designed restaurant, which was calming and bright during lunch, and buzzing, dimly lit and atmospheric at night. The food was inventive, intriguing, almost always delicious and, perhaps most importantly, inexpensive. It’s been, like, eight months or something, so exact facts and figure are hazy. But I’m fairly certain lunch was barely a ha’ppenny to penny per course, or a tuppence for all three. At dinner prices rose only a little.
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