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The unstoppable creative spirit of Korean hairdresser, entrepreneur and restaurateur Ki Lee has seen these two arches under the railway tracks at Cambridge Heath transformed from café-cum-antique shop to Korean eatery-cum-hair salon. The tightly packed space serves coffee and nibbles during the day, but in the evening it’s an endearingly scruffy bistro, frequented by a friendly crowd of young locals attracted by cheap eats and BYO booze. Everything on the short, basic menu is prepared in a weeny open kitchen by a pair of well-coiffed chefs (one assumes they get discount): start with crisp fried mandu (potsticker dumplings) and jeon (Korean pancakes), then crank up the spice for fiery pork and kimchi stew or an earthenware pot of bibimbap with beef, egg yolk and potent gochuchang paste. Hair appointments optional.

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  1. Published : Saturday, 25 January 2014

    Samphire and Salsify :: Hurwundeki, Bethnal Green

    Hurwundeki is a Korean cafe and hairdressers in Bethnal Green not far from Corner Room and Viajante. It’s an unusual combination but one that totally works as both are so bloomin’ good. I’ve been getting my haircut there for a while so when I was invited to come down to try out the food I kindly obliged.

    It’s not much to look at from the outside; you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s a disused car park. Inside however is a lot more charming...
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  • Address: 299 Railway Arches,Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9HA
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  • Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 7am-7pm, Sat-Sun 9am-7pm

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