Coin Laundry 1

70 Exmouth Market , London, EC1R 4QP

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SquareMeal Review of Coin Laundry

The 1970s weren’t exactly big on gastronomy, so a restaurant reviving the food of that decade was always going to be a risk. Thankfully, Coin Laundry proves it was one worth taking. The interior is suitably retro – wooden school-desk style seating and a beat-up TV complete with Test Card – and the menu follows suit. Classics such as chicken Kiev with Romanesco cauliflower cheese, and sardines on toast (fresh butterflied fish: no cans in sight) focus on quality ingredients and are pulled off brilliantly. The Barnsley lamb chop with potatoes and gravy is the star: a huge tender slab of well-seasoned meat and wonderfully salty gravy. Neither should you miss the spag bol croquettes from the snappy bar menu. Yorkshire profiteroles for dessert are a triumph, as is the cocktail list, which features a Snowball, Sodastream mixers and a Porn Star Martini made with Babycham. Service is warm so don’t be afraid to ask how some of the more esoteric dishes (pig and bean salad, cauliflower cheese steak) are served. To complete the experience, finish off with a game of Connect 4 (other vintage board games are available) in the buzzing basement bar.

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Coin Laundry is recommended for

Buzzy | Fun | Breakfast | Bottomless Brunch | Late Night Dining

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Kings Cross Thameslink Station 676m

Farringdon Tube Station 730m


Address: 70 Exmouth Market , London EC1R 4QP

Area: Clerkenwell Barbican

Opening times

Mon-Wed 8am-11pm Thurs-Sat 8am-2pm (Sat 9am- ) Sun 10am-11pm

Nearby Landmarks

London Metropolitan Archives 102m

City University 401m


Telephone: 020 7833 9000


Cuisine: British

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