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‘Seven’ Course Tasting Menu – Typing Room Bethnal Green

Stepping out of Bethnal Green station onto an unassuming crossroads, you would not know that a mini Old Street has formed on Paradise Row and an innovative modern restaurant serving European dishes has appeared in East London’s Town Hall.

My friend recommended visiting Paradise Row’s Mother’s Kelly which boasts 23 taps of beer with massive fridges full of bottled goodies, before heading to Pen and Patriot for a very posh cocktail and smoothly moving on to Typing Room for my anniversary dinner (Pen and Patriot is next to Typing Room). Although named after the building’s original typing room in which all communications from the mayoral, council and judicial system were scribbled, it is a far cry from what I imagine a ‘typing room’ would have looked like. With teal / grey walls, open seating and a bustling kitchen to our right, we sat through a ‘Seven’ Course Tasting Menu’ with accompanying wines.

I will let the pictures below do the talking…