We’re roast dinner and last Sunday after numerous recommendations we decided to try out the Cat and Mutton. You’ll often find us on a Saturday arvo, taking up a space on one of the benches outside with pint in hand but we’ve never actually tried the food, instead opting for the market stall offerings.always on the hunt for a good
On Sunday the pub was heaving, so much so that we had to share our table with two other couples – if you want to avoid this book a table in advance. There are a good selection of dishes on offer starters included Winter nicoise and Smoked Ham Hock. We delved straight into the mains sampling one Leg of Lamb and one Slow Roast Pork Belly. The roasts come with all the trimmings – greens, mashed roots, roast potatoes, yorkshire pud and cauliflower cheese.
Portions are generous, by that we mean you get a hell of a lot of meat! Pork is served with a huge wedge of crackling and the gravy albeit a little thin is full of flavour. The roast scored pretty high in our books although we did have a couple of grumbles, the roasties were over cooked and having been left to cool were a little like leather rocks plus our portion of Pork was from the end of the joint and parts of it was pretty tough on the teeth. Although we did spy the person’s pork next to us and that looked like a huge improvement.
Service wise the staff are on the ball and as far as price goes it’s good value at around £15 for a main. End the meal on a high note with the chocolate brownie sundae served in a knicker-bocker glory glass – that’s one sweet treat!
76 Broadway Market, E8