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Hix Oyster & Chop House

35-37 Greenhill Rents, Cowcross St. Send to Phone
020-7017 1930
Underground: Farringdon
Another Mark Hix restaurant --- this one in Smithfield.

Lunch Mon.-Fri. & Sun., Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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Hix Oyster & Chop House, London, UK

Hix Oyster & Chop House Restaurant Review

: It’s got a nice ring to it --- Oyster & Chop House --- all very Dickensian and olde-world London. Décor is basic with wooden floors, wooden chairs and tables, and pale colors. If you want a quintessentially British experience, hot foot it along to this area around Smithfield that remains one of London’s most delightful and relatively unspoilt locales. Smithfield is the site of the main meat market, working from the very early hours supplying restaurants with top meat and game. So at this establishment from Mark Hix you might go for barbecued beef ribs with cider cabbage, or mutton chop curry with apple pakoras. Steaks are particularly strong, everything from hanger steak with baked bone marrow to porterhouse is on offer, all cooked to order. But this is a fish specialist too, so perhaps try the scallops then roast monkfish on the bone. There are also the likes of rhubarb meringue or saffron custard tart in season. If you catch a familiar note, you’ve probably eaten Hix’s food at The Ivy, J. Sheekey and Scott’s, all of which he has either cooked at or been closely involved with. Sunday lunch 2 courses £23.95 or 3 courses £27.95.


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