The Laundry: a creative space for cocktails and cuisine

laundry bar & canteen

A new bar has been opened in east London as part of a space for creative businesses developed out of an abandoned 1960s commercial laundry.

The Laundry Canteen & Bar houses a British brasserie and cocktail bar, open seven days a week offering breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner as well as inventive drinks. It is made up of a courtyard, a lounge area and a more formal dining area towards the back.

It has been created at The Laundry which was founded in London Fields in 2011 by Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien and local entrepreneur Raj Nayak and is now home to many music and arts agencies.

The bar team at The Laundry Canteen & Bar have created original cocktails such as The Kick (pictured below), made with chilli vodka, and the cooler Little Green, made with coriander, cucumber and mint. They sit alongside a list of classics such as a Negroni. The bar is also fully stocked with meal-complementing wines and beers.

The food is inspired by Great British classics, seasonal produce and high-quality ingredients, featuring dishes with subtle twists such as a soft boiled kedgeree “scotch” egg.

Lunch includes a salad bar, for takeaway or eating in, alongside other dishes such as a vegan aromatic yellow curry, salt and spice roasted pork belly, sea bream and The Laundry Burger.

The Laundry is also home to a 700-capacity events space in the basement which has played host to Hercules and Love Affair, Clean Bandit and Andrew WK and is curating a line-up of music and arts for the autumn.
The Laundry, 2-­18 Warburton Road, London E8 3FN

laundry bar & canteen
laundry bar & canteen
The Laundry Canteen & Bar
The Laundry Canteen & Bar The Kick
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