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news for the foodies out there, the replacement restaurant for Nuno Mendes’ Viajante in the Town Hall Hotel has been announced. Typing Room will open it’s doors on 16th May offering a European menu of 5 snacks, 5 starters & 5 mains. Think Mackerel, passion fruit, burnt cucumber & dill; Pigeon smoked in pine, salt baked celeriac, lovage & hazelnut; and Green tea, yoghurt & sesame.

There will also be six-course and eight-course tastings menus. The chef at the helm is Lee Westcott, who returns to London having joined Jason Atherton’s team of executive chefs by running his two Hong Kong restaurants 22 Ships and Ham & Sherry.

The restaurant is so named after Town Hall’s original typing room where all communications from the mayor, council and judicial system were put to ink. Lee will also look after the menu in Corner Room, and the new Peg + Patriot bar.

Typing Room will be open for lunch Wednesday – Sunday and dinner Wednesday – Saturday. Bookings will be available from 28th April 2014.

Patriot Square, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9NF