Chelsea-based fishmonger and restaurant The Sea, The Sea went east last summer, taking over the Haggerston spot where board game cafe Draughts used to be. As well as operating as a centre for wholesale and product development, complete with a walk-in dry-aging room, the Hackney branch of The Sea, The Sea also boasts a chef’s table run Leandro Carreira, which serves up a tasting menu with dishes like smoked eel sandwich, squat obster & savoury custard, dry aged turbot with pepper miso and langoustine with wild mushrooms & truffle.
Now the team is expanding the retail offering by launching a zero-waste fish market on Saturdays, offering the public the chance to buy the best produce from day-boat fishermen and regional markets at wholesale prices. And if all that shopping makes you hungry, Carreira will be doing a Saturday lunch service at the chef’s table, with a four-course menu plus snacks coming in at £60.
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Launches Sat 15th January 2022
337 Acton Mews, London E8 4EA