Around Town: June 2018

The Jellied ‘Eel has fished out five of the best recently-opened restaurants, markets, pop-ups and bars in London…so you don’t have to!

Yummy stuff at Cornerstone © Cedar Film

Picture: Yummy stuff at Cornerstone © Cedar Film

Published: 28/06/2018

A taster of the regular feature in every issue of our magazine.


Myatt’s Fields Market – SE5
The most recent addition to saarf London’s growing weekend market scene. Located in Myatt’s Fields community-run park every Sunday between 10am and 2pm, the market showcases independent growers, producers and cooks. But it doesn’t stop at food, there’s an eco-cleaning products refill station, handmade non-toxic beauty products stall, as well as live music in the bandstand.

Native – SE1
After a three year stint in Neal’s Yard, the zero waste restaurant championing British produce moves to Southwark Street. The daily changing menu features locally sourced ingredients, produce from independent suppliers and British game.

London Cooking Project – SW11
New series of supper clubs partnering with The Amateur Table and Leith’s School of Food & Wine comes to the Battersea based social enterprise that provides budding restaurateurs and keen cooks with a platform to show off their talents. Supper clubs are running on the first Saturday of every other month.


Mother’s Ruin Gin Palace – E17
This booze manufacturing unit in Walthamstow have recently launched their homemade Old Tom Gin, made on site in a copper still named Naomi. Old Tom is the first straight gin Mother’s Ruin have produced, and is available to sip, sample or swig in the cosy cocktail bar open Friday – Sunday.

Cornerstone – E9
Protégé of the Cornish big man Nathan Outlaw, Tom Brown goes solo at his recently opened Hackney Wick seafood focussed restaurant using British produce and Cornish day boat fish. Keeping things south west, they’ve partnered with Cornish distillery The Wrecking Coast to create a bespoke gin for the menu.

What’s new with you ?
Opened a new ethical eatery in the past few months? Set up a street market? Launched a good food project?

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