Boom Shack brings Jamaican flavours to Brixton


Boom Shack, the new venture from Boom Burger founder Joshua de Lisser, is opening its doors in Brixton this weekend.

And to celebrate the opening, Boom Shack will give away dishes from the menu on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 November, to customers on a first come, first-served basis.

Located on Brixton Station Road, Boom Shack is a lively cocktail bar serving up fun Jamaican vibes and a drinks list straight out of the Caribbean. From Wednesday until Sunday, visitors can try the Jamaican Punch, which is a sweet concoction of fresh fruit and lemon juice, blended with their choice of rum, vodka or gin. Alternatively, there’s the Montego Breeze: a sun-splashed combination of vodka, pineapple juice, orange juice, lime and ginger ale.

Loud Caribbean flavours will also be at the heart of the food offering, with the evening menu including a pair of hot ciabatta sandwiches, perfect for soaking up those cocktails. Signature dishes include a Boom Cubano: ham, slow-cooked pork shoulder and a layer of Swiss cheese, topped with fiery hot peppers. Or there’s the Boom Sarnie, consisting of Scotch bonnet chilli beef, cheese, house-made bacon and jam and jerk mayo.

The breakfast menu includes a selection of sandwiches all served in a warm brioche bun – expect to see a bacon, egg and cheese sarnie and avocado and scrambled eggs as an option for vegetarians. This can be washed down with freshly served juices such as the Papaya Don’t Preach – a blend of papaya, lime juice, apple and ginger – or the Welcome to Jamrock which is a blend of mango, orange, pineapple and coconut water.

Seating up to 21 people, Boom Shack boasts an inviting wood-walled interior, windowed doors and bright Jamaican colours, blending in with the vibrant atmosphere of Brixton Station Road.

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