Acorn House, London

23 November 2006
Acorn House, London

London's first eco-friendly training restaurant uses recycled and organic materials, purifies its water on site and recycles all of its kitchen waste. The menu reflects the capital's cultural diversity and is focused on seasonal, locally sourced and sustainable produce.

  • Opened: 14 November
  • Owner: Shoreditch Trust
  • Executive chef: Arthur Potts Dawson
  • General manager: James Grainger-Smith
  • Designer: Waugh Thistleton
  • Capacity: 66
  • Food: includes potato, porcini and chestnut soup; lobster linguine with basil and tomato; roast shoulder of mutton with rosemary and quince; and chargrilled pork chop with honey and thyme
  • Price: £18.50 for two courses without wine
  • Address: 69 Swinton Street, London WC1X 9NT
  • Telephone: 020 7812 1842
  • Website:
  • See a map of Acorn House here
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