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Address: 122a Fortess Road, Tufnell Park, London NW5 2HL

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Small Modern European restaurant in Tufnell Park by the team behind Giaconda Dining Room.

Latest reviews of Shoe Shop

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Richard Ehrlich, Time Out

19 August 2014

Ox tongue with a parsley and lentil salad presented gratifying contrasts of texture from unctuous to crisp. Well-seasoned steak tartare came with fabulous chips. But the magic touch wasn’t confined to meat dishes: there was a perfectly cooked omelette; chocolate truffle tart was airy and silken in texture but intense in flavour. While the effect in all this cooking is fundamentally simple, achieving it requires immense technical skill…

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Giles Coren, The Times

9 August 2014

This was the sort of meal I yearn for but do not find more than once in a half  decade. And, if anything, it was better when we went back two nights later  for a stunning carpaccio drizzled with horseradish mayonnaise and crumbled  parmesan, and two perfect lemon sole served over halved new potatoes of  towering waxiness and heft. It’s like something from Japanese gastroporn:  food that is thoroughly life-affirming in its simplicity and perfection,  served by people who really, really aren’t in it for the money…

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What the Critics say

Time_out

Richard Ehrlich, Time Out

19 August 2014

Ox tongue with a parsley and lentil salad presented gratifying contrasts of texture from unctuous to crisp. Well-seasoned steak tartare came with fabulous chips. But the magic touch wasn’t confined to meat dishes: there was a perfectly cooked omelette; chocolate truffle tart was airy and silken in texture but intense in flavour. While the effect in all this cooking is fundamentally simple, achieving it requires immense technical skill…

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Giles Coren, The Times

9 August 2014

This was the sort of meal I yearn for but do not find more than once in a half  decade. And, if anything, it was better when we went back two nights later  for a stunning carpaccio drizzled with horseradish mayonnaise and crumbled  parmesan, and two perfect lemon sole served over halved new potatoes of  towering waxiness and heft. It’s like something from Japanese gastroporn:  food that is thoroughly life-affirming in its simplicity and perfection,  served by people who really, really aren’t in it for the money…

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