Restaurant review: Hache Shoredtich, Curtain Road, EC2

Hache: Pimping the humble patty

Hache: Pimping the humble patty - Credit: Archant

The humble burger has been put on something of a pedestal in recent years with many a new restaurant making them a focal point of the menu.

But Haché has been levitating the humble patty to new heights for a decade.

Their Shoreditch branch brings a gourmet selection to the east London crowd, who, judging by how busy the place was on our Saturday night visit, are lapping it up.

Despite having a 10 deep selection – ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous – there‘s more to the place than burgers.

Our wings were textbook – succulent chicken falling off the bones in a marinade just the right side of sweltering.

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Meanwhile, for the herbivores, the halloumi slices were firm and awash with salty flavour.

The Sicilian burger was majestic – tender, medium rare meat topped indulgently with melted mozzarella and Parma ham; heart-stoppingly good.

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Meanwhile the Canadian variety, with sweet cure bacon and Cheddar was tasty, if not transcendent.

The puddings also step up to the plate.

The Oreo milkshake in particular was a sweet, gooey treat that went down in a flash.

With some strong Czech lagers on tap and the bustling Shoreditch bar and club scene just outside the door, Haché has everything you need to kick off a great Saturday night.

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