Typing Room  

 
 
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Town Hall Hotel, Tower Hamlets, Patriots Square, London E2 9NF
 
 
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Lunch Wed to Sat 12noon-2.30pm, Sun 12noon-4pm, Dinner Wed to Sat 6pm-10.30pm | Bar Tue to Thu 5pm-12midnight, Fri Sat 5pm-1am, Sun 12noon-10pm, Mon closed
 
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Typing RoomChef Lee Westcott takes on his first solo venture with the Typing Room, the 40-cover restaurant at the Town Hall Hotel on the former site of Nuno Mendes' Viajante. The chef has refined his trade working with top chefs Jason Atherton, and Tom Aikens, at Per Se and under Gordon Ramsay. Now flying solo, Lee offers a simplified menu offers five snacks, five starters and five mains including dishes like mackerel, passion fruit, burnt cucumber & dill; pigeon smoked in pine, salt baked celeriac, lovage & hazelnut; and green tea, yoghurt and sesame. Six-course and eight-course tastings menus are available if you want to sample the full experience, accompanied by wines from smaller producers and English vineyards. In terms of decor, natural materials including oak, marble and ceramic are combined with touches of brushed brass to provide warmth. The open kitchen has been designed as a focal point, and the artwork nods to the restaurant's East London setting and hotel history - the Typing Room was where the mayor's letters used to be written up. As well as being responsible for the main restaurant Lee oversees the menu in Corner Room brasserie and the Peg + Patriot bar run by Matt Whiley, co-founder of the Fluid Movement, and London bars Purl, Whistling Shop and Dach & Sons.

 

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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £111  38% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 2 minutes from Typing Room
The Town Hall building in Bethnal Green has been beautifully restored creating a unique designer hotel which fuses old and new. With a mix of bedrooms, ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  32% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 19 minutes from Typing Room
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London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
254 Paradise Row, E2 | 4 minutes from Typing Room
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2 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 8 minutes from Typing Room
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316 Queensbridge Road, E8 | 18 minutes from Typing Room
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268 Cambridge Heath Road, Hackney, London E2 | 3 minutes from Typing Room
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47 Approach Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 5 minutes from Typing Room
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th February to 3rd June 2017 - Various Times
Typing Room, 1 Reading Lane, E8 | 3 minutes from Typing Room
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The Heidi Talbot Band
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 24th May 2017 - 7.30pm-11pm
Typing Room, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 5 minutes from Typing Room
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 11th February to 4th June 2017 - 10am-5.45pm
Typing Room, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 5 minutes from Typing Room
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29-32 The Oval, Hackney, London E2 | 3 minutes from Typing Room
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231 Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Typing Room
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London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arch 10, Gales Gardens, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Typing Room
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
21-23 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 5 minutes from Typing Room
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Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 5 minutes from Typing Room
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11 Mare Street, Hackney, London E8 | 5 minutes from Typing Room
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London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from Typing Room
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London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 15 minutes from Typing Room
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4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 22 minutes from Typing Room
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London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
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spa LONDON
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
York Hall Leisure Centre, Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3 minutes from Typing Room
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 13 minutes from Typing Room
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Typing Room
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London > Nightlife > Bars
Off Broadway, 63-65 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 9 minutes from Typing Room
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London Fields Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
365-366 Warburton St, Hackney, London E8 | 10 minutes from Typing Room
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23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 5 minutes from Typing Room
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London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 19 minutes from Typing Room
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 20 minutes from Typing Room
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The Heidi Talbot Band
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St John On Bethnal Green 5 minutes walk from Typing Room

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Exhibitions | Until 2nd June 2017 

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The show examines DIY Cultures continuing concerns with self-education, information and news beneath the mainstream, imparting knowledge from margins....More

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Industrial rock outfit from London, whose sound incorporates electronic beats....More

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