Peter Gordon’s London Address Book

26th April 2016

Interview: Molly Tait-Hyland
Photographs: Yousef Eldin

The New Zealand chef on a great restaurant in an east London butchers shop, his local Turkish grocery and a booze store specialising in natural wine


Hill & Szrok

60 Broadway Market, London E8 4QJ;
“My local, I eat there at least once a week. The last time, I had lamb hearts and it was just really simple and delicious. I love the fact that it’s so different to what I would do. Being a butcher shop, they literally just have the piece of meat on the plate with a bit of green mustard or something.” – Peter


Somerset House, Lancaster Pl, London WC2R 1LA;
“I think it’s probably the most beautiful restaurant in town. I love the simplicity of what Skye [Gyngell] does with her food. The food, the decor, the uniforms… everything comes together really well. It’s a gorgeous spot.”

River Cafe

Thames Wharf, Rainville Rd, London W6 9HA;
“If it’s summer, I’ll have a lovely turbot steak cooked on the bone with some kind of broccoli and anchovy thing… I love what they do.”


Umut Supermarket & Off Licence

61-63 Westgate St, London E8 3RL
“The Turkish place at the top of Broadway Market where I buy most of my veggies.”

Noble Fine Liquor

27 Broadway Market, London E8 4PH;
Liquor shop specialising in natural wine. “I went in the other day looking to get a £15 bottle of Syrah and spent about £150. I came back with vermouths and gin and all sorts.”

Posted 26th April 2016

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Interview: Molly Tait-Hyland
Photographs: Yousef Eldin

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