Goddard & Gibbs Seafood Restaurant to Open at One Hundred Shoreditch Hotel
A new all-day seafood restaurant will land on the site formerly occupied by Hoi Polloi, perhaps Shoreditch’s most elegant dining hall, a venue suddenly closed when the Ace Hotel it was located in closed. after a prolonged period of uncertainty during the first few months. of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
Goddard and Gibbs – whose logo features two crossed fish with crowns, will be led by Chef Tom Moore, most recently Senior Sous Chef at Ormer in Mayfair – is slated to open in February 2022. It’s just one of the many new restaurants and bars arriving in what would come to be known as One Hundred Shoreditch, the replacement for the Ace Hotel. A new lobby cafe bar and rooftop bar will be joined by a downstairs cocktail bar from acclaimed mixologist Ryan Chetiyawardana (aka Mr. Lyan).
“Inspired by the fishing villages and seaside towns of England’s east coast, Goddard and Gibbs will specialize in British seafood with an emphasis on ethical sourcing and local suppliers from across the country.” , said a statement shared with Eater. It aims to become “Shoreditch’s new seafood destination,” which, in fairness, is not an entirely achievable goal in a neighbor not known for its seafood restaurants. offer will include fish and chips during the day, while more ambitious creations will take place at the table in the evening. In the restaurant’s own words: “an open and accessible menu, with classics that appeal to the crowd and an expansive raw bar”. There will be plenty of oysters.
A new wine bar called Wine Bar will open at the front of the restaurant, overlooking Shoreditch High Street, while another smaller location in the venue called the Hatch will serve “fun dishes that evoke childhood memories of trips to the seaside”. Langoustines, cockles, ice cream?