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The Duke of Richmond

Lucky Dalstoners! Tom Oldroyd (Oldroyd) has taken over the local corner boozer and given it a hell of a makeover, whilst keeping the stunningly graphic wooden floor which has seen it all before. The facade and the walls happily wear linden green, the terrace is all fairy-lighted, and the sunny dining room features sleek black seating and tasteful posters.

In the kitchen, Rory Shannon rustles up epic plates, mixing gastropub and dusted-off old-school French fare: brilliant Cornish crab and broad beans vol-au-vent; crunchy asparagus, home-cured duck and hazelnut vinaigrette; soft lamb sweetbreads, mash, peas, morels and powerful jus; proper burger and fries, upgraded with roquefort and confit shallots; the stickiest date toffee pudding with crème fraîche ice cream; joyous café liégeois, from the bottom up of course. Let it all slide with the nice selection of beers and cosmopolitan wines.

Valentine Benoist

SIBLINGS

Oldroyd

KID-FRIENDLY

High chairs
Kid’s menu
Kids eat free (Fri)
Mum and Dad lunch club – Soft play area (Tues and Thurs 12-4pm)

THE SPOT TO KNOW

Big terrace

WHEN TO GO

Burger Mondays (£10)
Free Bloody Marys till midday on Sat
Sunday roast

THE EXTRA MILE

Catering
Events
Private hire

Starters: £7-8.50
Mains: £9.50-18
Sides: £4.50
Desserts: £3.50-8
Sat brunch: £7-13.50
Cocktails: £6.50-9
Beers: £4-18.50
Wine: glass from £5.50, bottle from £22

Bar
Monday 4-11pm
Tuesday 12-11pm
Wednesday 4-11pm
Thursday 12-11pm
Friday 12pm-12am
Saturday 11-12am
Sunday 12-10.30pm

Dining room
Monday 6-9.30pm
Tuesday 12-4 and 6-9.30pm
Wednesday 6-9.30pm
Thursday 12-4 and 6-10.30pm
Friday 12-10.30pm
Saturday 11am-10.30pm
Sunday 12-9.30pm

Reservation
Dining room

316 Queensbridge Road
London E8 3NH

+44 (0)20 7923 3990

Dalston Junction
Dalston Kingsland
Haggerston
London Fields