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Lino

A stone’s throw from Smithfield Market, this old lino factory when through an industrial refurb along the moment’s lines: waxed concrete and visible pipes on the ceiling, exposed bricks and pastel velvets, a massive mosaic-tiled bar running in circles and stools along the open kitchen stainless steel… A supersize space with many spaces within.

Richard Falk (ex-The Dairy)’s menu, very ‘today’, has a bit of everything for everyone: sauerkraut and cheddar croquette dipped in truffled mayo; beef tartare with slightly heavily smoked marrow and yolk; golden fries; discrete pumpkin and Jerusalem artichoke lasagna, or a creamy grain risotto with mushrooms in hazelnut butter. Same goes in the glass, natural or classic – your pick.

Valentine Benoist

THE SPOTS TO KNOW

Bar
Back room
Next to the open kitchen

THE EXTRA MILE

Events
Private hire

Snacks: £2.50-7
Small plates: £7-16
Large plates: £15-33
Sides: £4-4.50
Desserts: £7
Lunch menu (Mon-Fri): £19
Sat brunch: £2.50-18
Cocktails: £10
Wine: glass from £7, bottle from £25

Monday-Thursday 12-11pm
Friday 12-11.30pm
Saturday 10am-11.30pm

90 Bartholomew Close
London EC1A 7EB

+44 (0)20 8016 5199

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