The Light Bar

British, Pan Asian, South East Asian·

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Average Price
££££ - £30 - £49
British, Pan Asian, South East Asian
Cool, Dark and moody, Fun, Lively, Romantic, Unique
Food Occasions
All day dining, Dinner, Late night dining, Lunch, Sunday roast
Alfresco And Views
Beer garden, Outside seating, Terrace
Special Features
Counter dining, Dog friendly, Gluten-free options, Live music or dancing, Vegan options, Vegetarian options, Wheelchair access
Perfect for
Birthdays, Celebrations, Dates, Group dining [8+], Special occasions
Food Hygiene Rating


The Light Bar & Dining is found within a charming Victorian power station constructed in 1893, and spans three floors. The new team (Morten Jensen & Darren Collins) are long standing Hackney residents, and pride themselves on offering contemporary cuisine crafted from seasonal ingredients sourced from local providers, accompanied by a thoughtfully curated drinks list featuring selections from well acclaimed producers. Being set over three floors, the aim is that guests will feel calm, the vibes are fun, and the food is generous, with the drinks flowing, of course.

Start off your meal with a raw roll made of pickled mushrooms, crunchy seasonal veg and rice noodles, or Korean fried oyster mushrooms with a soy and tofu dressing, togarashi, dill and lime. If you prefer veggie based starters, order the roasted beetroot and pomelo salad with chilli sambal dressing and crispy onions or the spiced cucumber salad with tamarind citrus dressing and herbs.

For mains, enjoy the king prawn, coconut and turmeric curry with coriander, lime leaf and puff rice, or the in house smashed cheeseburger with house sauce and pickles. The portobello big macque bun is a clever play on a well known beef burger, but in a veggie friendly version. There's also a delicious dish of char siu pork flatbread with pickled shiitake mushroom, chilli and coriander, and a pork schnitzel with sweet soy glaze and pickled. On the side, try the Jasmine rice, chilli citrus salad, shoestring fries and sriracha mayo.

No good meal is complete without a delicious cocktail menu, so be sure to try the house selection. Try the Light Negroni or Girlcore cocktail, or Lollipop for a blend of bubblegum infused Glendalough gin, noilly prat, campari, fair kumquat and rose.


Do you need to book a table?

Yes, booking a table is recommended?

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Are there vegetarian options?

Yes, there are vegetarian options on the menu.

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The Light Bar
Private Group Dining

The Light Bar


233 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London, E1 6PJ

020 8194 1685 020 8194 1685


Opening Times

Mon 16:00-00:00
Tue Closed
Wed Closed
Thu Closed
Fri Closed
Sat Closed
Sun Closed
All day
Mon Closed
Tue 11:00-00:00
Wed 11:00-00:00
Thu 11:00-02:00
Fri 11:00-02:00
Sat 11:00-02:00
Sun 12:00-22:00


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