Kerb Seven Dials Market is one of the most exciting additions to London’s food scene of 2019. Before it opens its doors this autumn, we’ve got a preview of what you can expect to find.
Here’s everything we know so far.
What is Kerb Seven Dials Market and when does it open?
Seven Dials Market will open its doors in September 2019.
It is the first indoor, bricks-and-mortar site for street food pros Kerb, who already operate five street food markets across London. There are a total of 26 food traders at the space, which is found inside a former banana warehouse that spans 23,000 sq ft.
This is the first central London outpost for Kerb, whose other locations can be found in King’s Cross, West India Quay, St Katharine’s Docks, Paddington and the Gherkin.
Where is Kerb Seven Dials Market?
Seven Dials Market is found in Covent Garden in an expansive warehouse that used to be a place for importers to store bananas. The space is Kerb's flagship London site and sits right opposite culinary heavyweights such as Neal's Yard Diary, The Barbary and St John Bakery.
Kerb Seven Dials Market's restaurants: where to eat
Seven Dials Market features a total of 26 food traders, spanning a range of cuisines and styles. Check out a few of the featured restaurants below:
Much-loved sandwich shop Monty’s sadly had to close its bricks and mortar site in Hoxton at the end of July, but now the restaurant has been resurrected just a few months later at Kerb Seven Dials Market. The new site serves up Monty’s signature Reuben salt beef sandwiches and New York-style egg creams, alongside new additions such as open-faced bagels.
Seafood-focused Claw started out life as a street food vendor, before graduating to a permanent site in Carnaby. Now, the restaurant has returned to its roots, closing the Soho site, and settling into Seven Dials Market. On the menu, expect Claw's signature lobster roll, while newer additions will include a decadent lobster mac ‘n’ cheese and a shrimp roll, which you can pair with fries.
Pick ‘n’ Cheese
From the team behind Camden’s The Cheese Bar, this restaurant is the first in London to feature a cheese conveyor belt. At Pick 'n' Cheese, you’ll find 25 different kinds of cheese presented on a fully-functional 40-metre long conveyor belt. The featured cheeses are exclusively British, and diners can pick their chosen cheese straight from the electronic track.
The Franco Manca restaurant group is known for its affordable and delicious pizzas, but this new outpost from the team instead focuses on pasta. Diners here can expect to feast on a selection of handmade pastas, including the namesake strozzapreti which features a four cheese fonduta sauce and herb-infused oil. Antipasti and Italian-style desserts are also on hand.
This vegan street food concept serves plant-based takes on classic Mexican dishes. Expect to chow down on dishes such as tacos filled with jackfruit or ‘fish’ made from tofu, while more substantial bites include a Mexican fried ‘chicken’ burger and a vegan cheeseburger. For dessert, try a dark chilli chocolate tart or a vegan ice cream sandwich.
Yum Bun is the place to go if you’re looking for the pillowy softness of a steamed bao bun. Fillings to try here include the tempting likes of slow-roasted pork belly, panko-breaded cod and Japanese-style fried chicken. You can pad out your meal with Yum Bun’s selection of steamed dumplings or the fries with seaweed seasoning and black bean and garlic mayo.
Already operating at other Kerb markets, Rice Guys bills itself as a street food truck serving Chinese comfort food. The signature dish is the smoky barbecue pork, which is marinated for 24 hours and served on a bed of purple rice. All of Rice Guys dishes are free of colouring, preservatives and artificial flavouring, while there are also vegan and gluten-free options.
Serving fresh British seafood, Ink is where to head when you’re in need of good old fish & chips. The signature dish of battered sea bream is served with tripled-cooked chips and homemade tartare sauce, while crispy salt and pepper squid is tossed in soy and sesame dressing and served with a selection of pastel mayonnaises.
We’ll be updating this page as and when new traders are announced, so be sure to keep checking back.
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