20 Aug Chiringuito
Chiringuito; a Spanish word for a small enterprise, usually a beach bar, selling drinks and tapas, in an informal setting.
Recently opened right by Bethnal Green station is a restaurant by the same name, bringing the relaxed beach vibe to East London.
Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and tapas with a menu inspired by various parts of Spain, Peruvian chef Marco Padilla has created a range of culinary delights.
The building itself used to be a public toilet and has now been completely converted with a terrace and rooftop – perfect for this sunny weather. Inside, there are floor to ceiling windows, and they have a bar top made from old 5 peseta coins.
Check it out – bookings can be made online here: http://www.chiringuito.co.uk/