Monty's Deli

225-227 Hoxton Street , London, N1 5LH

Monty's Deli Hoxton Street London Squaremeal Square Meal salt beef sandwich Jewish deli Jewish restaurant

SquareMeal Review of Monty's Deli

Fans of America’s Jewish-style delis such as Katz’s in New York should make a beeline for this market-stall-turned-restaurant on Hoxton Street. The bagels at Monty’s are made from scratch on site, as is the salt beef and pastrami: this is the real deal. Open from breakfast through to dinner, the Reuben Special sandwich is the star at lunchtime, featuring rye bread jammed with layers of salt beef, pastrami, pickles and mustard. Elsewhere on the menu you’ll find the Mensch sandwich (fatty meat with mustard), cold meat platters and salads. The evening introduces whole sharing joints of pastrami or salt beef, as well as cholent stew (slow-braised brisket with bone marrow, potatoes and pearl barley) and a Shabbat set menu, which consists of chopped liver and baked challah, chicken soup to share, roast chicken and lokshen (a sweet noodle pudding) to finish. Drinks include Slivovitz plum brandy, whiskies and Palwins No 9 Israeli wine, good for sipping while you watch the theatre of the meat slicing counter. Everything is available to take away at breakfast and lunch, but with so much action going on inside, we’d take a seat.

Best Female Chefs Series

MONICA GALETTI

In the Year of the Woman, SquareMeal is running a series of interviews with top female chefs. Read here to discover the sense of achievement Monica Galetti feels about owning her first restaurant, what it’s like working with her husband, and the different ways in which Masterchef has changed her life.

Are you the restaurant owner?

Click here for Links & Logos

Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Old Street Station 947m

Old Street Tube Station 1km

Address

Address: 225-227 Hoxton Street , London N1 5LH

Area: Bethnal Green Shoreditch

Opening times

Tues-Sat 11am-10pm (Sat 10am- ) Sun 10am-5pm

Nearby Landmarks

Rosemary Branch Theatre & Public House 710m

Little Angel Theatre 1km

Details

Telephone: 07842 913939

Website:

Cuisine: North American

Food & Drink:

Service:

Atmosphere:

Value: