Restaurants & Bars: Restaurants

The Laughing Heart

Natural wines and inventive small plates

Details

Opening hours

Bar
Mon-Sat: 6.30pm-2am
Kitchen
Mon-Sat: 6.30pm-1am
Off Licence:
Mon-Sat: 2pm-2am

Address

277 Hackney Road, E2 8NA

More info

Opened

August 2016

The Laughing Heart brought late-night dining to Hackney Road, and their mix of intriguing natural wines and pared-back small plates makes for a tempting proposition whether you’re on your way into Shoreditch or making a pit stop on the way home. Stay upstairs for Tom Anglesea’s British-focused menu (sea kale tempura and Dorset crab are UJ faves) and don’t miss the Cave (tucked behind TLH’s Off Licence) for private dining; it’s also available to hire. The best part about coming here? The attention to detail. From those much-loved personal cutlery drawers built into the tables to homemade sourdough, it all adds up to a lot more than a mere late-night wine bar.

By AS-H

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