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The £1.2 million refurbishment of two adjoining buildings approximately 5500 sq ft of basement and ground floor space in St John St Clerkenwell; completed in 2009.

The Client’s, Bjorn Van der Horst, former chef-patron of the Michelin-starred La Noisette, brief was to design a Bistro and fine dining restaurant around a central open kitchen, which he stated was to be the “heart of Eastside Inn”.

The food is prepped in the basement, brought up to the central kitchen prior to service and cooked on a state of the art Bonnet induction stove. The seating arrangement surrounding the kitchen enables you to chat with the chefs as you watch your meal being prepared.