Awesome idea:

Awesome idea: a very tempting new offer in SE1. Photo: PR

Well, this is a natural – and most welcome – development, isn’t it? The capital’s most famous food market has just launched its very own restaurant, Borough Plates.

Working alongside the really quite innovative Cuisson team, the two-month pop-up will bring together resident traders and farmers to create a seasonal menu sourced from and solely using ingredients from the market itself. It sounds too good to be true, right?

And it doesn’t stop there. Each week a different chef sourced from some of London’s most exciting restaurants will step into the kitchen to collaborate with the market traders.

So punters will be enjoy a selection of plates (ranging from £6 – £16), including charcuterie from Cannon & Cannon, red mullet with seared scallop and rainbow chard, and a raw milk pannacotta from dairy farmers Hook and Son.

Where will the feasting take place? Why, the old trustee’s building, with its elegant 19th century red brick façade. The high-ceilinged lower floor is now home to the restaurant and bar, and up the glam oak staircase is a second, larger dining room.

In short? The perfect tonic for these icy days.

Borough Plates is open until the end of March, Tuesday – Saturday 12pm-10pm, 1 Cathedral Street, London, SE1 9AL
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