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Empress Market (171 Mare Street, London E8 3RH)

W E B S I T E  ||  M E N U  || Tue 9am-5pm, Wed-Thu 10am-5pm, Fri 10am-late, Sat 12pm-late, Sun 10am-6pm

  • The Bun Kabab: the Pakistani burger, the quintessential Karachi street food
    • Teen Daal Bun Kabab: three slow cooked lentils (£3)
  • Tandoori Tawa Murghi: tandoori slow cooked chicken (£7)
  • Phul Gobi Sabzi: spiced cauliflower (£5)
  • Chanaa Alloo: spicy chickpea & potatoes (£7)
  • Baingan ka Bhurta: smoked aubergine cooked in tomato and yoghurt (£6)
  • Beef Nihari: slow cooked beef stew (£8)
  • Vodka Spiced Chai: chai infused vodka, fresh lemon juice, Angostura Bitters, Regan’s Orange Bitters No. 6 (£8)

Munchie Factor

Food: ♥♥♥♥
Vibes: ♥♥♥♥
Price: £££
Overall Value: ♥♥♥♥♥

Empress Market is a joint venture by the founders of Bun Kebab and Sister Slush, located in the heart of Hackney. Named after the infamous Pakistani market which was constructed during the British Raj era, the recently-opened kitchen & bar embraces the diversity of London, offering Pakistani folk cuisine and New Orleans tea-infused cocktails. We loved the warm interiors, personal and attentive service, and most of all the delicious food and drinks (we were most impressed with the Bun Kabab, which apparently took over 3 years to refine and perfect, and the vodka spiced chai)! Can’t wait to go back for their bottomless Sunday brunch♥

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