Lardo Eatery & Bar, Hackney, London

On our weekly hunt for a negroni to start the weekend, Hackney gave us its best shot at Lardo Eatery & Bar this Friday, accompanied by some delicious Mediterranean fare.

Just off Mare street at the northern end of London Fields, Lardo is a pocket of energy during this bitter Spring. Next time we’ll book, but we didn’t have to wait too long for a table and were put at ease by the friendly staff.

We had:

  • A classic negroni – Campari/Martini Rosso, and with Sipsmith gin. Ticked all the boxes
  • A negroni sbagliato – nothing to complain about
  • Burrata – would rival any burrata mozzarella you are likely to taste, would love to know where they sourced it
  • Tomato, Mozzarella, Basil pizza – the highlight of this was the perfect tomato sauce that combined a perfect amount of acidity and sweetness. The base was hot and crisp from the wood oven, the mozzarella was light and fresh. Could not get a better margherita pizza

We only wish we had room in our tummies for more, but we’ll definitely be back!

Lardo – Eatery & Bar
197 – 205 Richmond Rd
Hackney London E8 3NJ

Opening Hours:

Mon – Fri 11am – 11pm
Sat 10am – 11pm
Sun 10am – 10pm
Kitchen closed 3pm – 6pm
Open for drinks all day

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