16 April 2014


Unit 5 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6DQ

£10.00 North American , Bars Clerkenwell, Barbican
  • Wine: £15.95
  • Champagne: £41.00
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 11am-11pm Sat 5-11pm

Square Meal Review of Lazybones ?

Post-industrial greys and zingy lemon tones, 80s-style graphics, a menu displayed on an old cinema marquee, and street food served through a hatch cut out of a trompe l’oeil 1950s Citroën van set the scene at this funky Smithfield bar and diner. Order Moosehead Pale Ale, Dixie or Lonestar with a cornet of popcorn fresh from a retro counter-top toaster; otherwise, reasonably priced Italian Merlot appears on a basic wine list, and if you fancy a cocktail, there's espresso martini or maple old-fashioned. ‘Slow meat’ is what to eat: pulled pork in brioche with slaw and fries or brisket with chilli and guacamole, perhaps. Alternatively, take the ‘hot’ route with BBQ wings (eight for £10.95), dogs and falafel wraps served roadside in paper cartons and containers. The soundtrack can be programmed via a special app on your mobile phone.

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  1. Lazybones

    Unit 5 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6DQ
    Overall rating:

    Good but not great...yet.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
    Editor's pick

    • Food & Drink: 6
    • Service: 8
    • Atmosphere: 3
    • Value: 5

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  1. Published : Sunday, 28th April 2013

    What's for brunch/lunch/dinner? :: Lazybones

    Lazybones is a chilled out place to eat South American style food. It offers chicken wings, pulled pork and beef brisket meals. Interestingly, there is popcorn served as if you were in the cinema. Fries and popcorn can be served in paper bags where you can add sauces and salt as you wish and then shake up. I saw a few girls do this and definitely gave off a nostalgic feeling. It reminded me of those crisps that require a packet of salt to be sprinkled and then you shake the packet. This place gives off an American cool retro feeling as soon as you walk in. It is an ideal place to have snacks, a few drinks or a laid back lunch or dinner with friends. It would be a fun date night but things can get messy with the food – be warned...
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  2. Last week I met my friend C for dinner at Lazybones, a little bar and restaurant newly opened in the heart of Farringdon. They offer a pretty interesting American inspired, slow and fast cooked, street food menu, excellent craft beer and delicious (and pretty stiff) cocktails. The interior décor is quite unusual, with faux graffiti on the walls, pop images and a screen showing old movies. Music plays in the background, at a perfect level to have a conversation. Here is an insider tip, by checking-in with your waiter it’s possible to take control of the soundtrack and create your very own play list!...
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  3. A Ms Pacman table or a Donkey Kong console in the corner would complete the fun times effect, but Lazybones gets bonus points (with some caveats) for its easygoing and tasty menu...
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