1 June 2017

The Otherist

I'm baaack!  My little blog hiatus is over, as I returned from Peru on Monday (I have so much to share with you) and the jet lag has just about subsided, so I thought I'd jump back into things with a cheeky little cheap eats recommendation.  A few weeks ago, I met my boyfriend in the city for a casual Thursday night dinner at The Otherist from the guys behind Drake & Morgan.

The Otherist, London restaurant review - British lifestyle blog
Located near Broadgate Circle and Liverpool Street, The Otherist is a new bar and restaurant serving up drinks and simple British food to the after-work crowd with cool decor and a lively atmosphere.  We started with an aperitif in the bar - a lovely glass of Justerini & Brooks private cuvée Champagne for me, an old fashioned for him - before sitting down at our table with a little dish of juicy green nocerella olives and ordering a bottle of Source Gabriel cotes de Provence because YAY rosé season is here.

The Otherist, London restaurant review - British lifestyle blog

The Otherist, London restaurant review - British lifestyle blog

The Otherist, London restaurant review - British lifestyle blog

We shared two starters: the crispy squid with lemon mayonnaise and the delicious broad bean and ricotta sprinkled with mint on crunchy toast.  I must replicate it.  For mains, we went with a 10oz rib eye steak with chunky cut chips and watercress, and halved a chocolate brownie and vanilla ice cream drizzled with warm chocolate sauce for dessert.  Now excuse me whilst I pop to the supermarket to pick up some broad beans and ricotta...

The Otherist, 111 Old Broad St, London EC2N 1AP

The Otherist, London restaurant review - British lifestyle blog

The Otherist, London restaurant review - British lifestyle blog

The Otherist, London restaurant review - British lifestyle blog

The Otherist, London restaurant review - British lifestyle blog
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