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2 August 2014
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The Dispensary

020 3463 0105

19a Leman Street, London E1 8EN

£32.00 Gastropub Whitechapel, Mile End
  • Wine: £15.00
  • Champagne: £40.00
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 12N-11pm

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The Dispensary was once just that – an early attempt to provide healthcare to the poor of East London. Nowadays its grandiose Victorian portals are in the business of dispensing food & drink, with a few precarious alfresco tables fringing Leman Street & a handsome, high-ceilinged bar & mezzanine within. One menu is now served throughout: potted ham hock with homemade piccalilli might start things off, before roast lemon & thyme chicken or côte de boeuf on the bone with braised shallots, salad, chips & béarnaise sauce. In a neighbourly gesture to the historic Lutheran church around the corner, the wine list includes a few Teutonic bottles such as a dry Riesling QbA from Weingut Robert WeiI or a 2005 Schloss Halbturn Pinot Noir; there’s Bitburger lager on draught, too.

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  1. The Dispensary

    19a Leman Street, London E1 8EN
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    Sucha R.
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    • Food & Drink: 10
    • Service: 10
    • Atmosphere: 10
    • Value: 10

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