London has a plethora of gastronomic delights on offer, so if you’re a fan of fine dining or a foodie adventurer looking to try something new, a stay in the capital can offer you an array of tasty delights.
For those who want to make the most of their time and budget while staying with us here at the Montcalm, there are some fantastic restaurants in Shoreditch that don’t just offer tempting menus and excellent service, they also allow you to bring your own beer too so you can make those holiday spends stretch even further!
Here are a few of our favourite BYOB haunts near to the M by Montcalm so you know where to head when those hunger pangs strike.
Located just a short stroll away from the M by Montcalm, Caboose is one of the most popular restaurants in Shoreditch for several reasons.
Firstly, the quirky venue is actually a vintage railway wagon that has been completely renovated to provide an American smokehouse theme with plenty of wooden panelling and communal seating perfect for larger groups.
Secondly, the delicious menu features meaty treats such as low and slow-cooked meats, mighty burgers and plenty of comfort food style sides to suit any taste, so no matter if you’re a lover a beautifully cooked brisket or ribs smothered in a selection of moreish sauces, you’re sure to find a feel-good dish that’s right up your street.
Finally, the ability to bring your own beer to Caboose makes this a popular haunt for locals and visitors alike, so be sure to book in advance to get a real taste of America without the hefty drinks bill.
If you have a hankering for some authentic Vietnamese cuisine that won’t burn a big hole in your pocket, then the ever-popular Song Que is an excellent choice for families, couples and larger groups.
With a menu of aromatic dishes just waiting to be discovered, this particular venue is one of the most popular restaurants in Shoreditch for those who want to enjoy some new and exciting flavours in a contemporary and laid-back space. It offers the freshest ingredients as well as the option to save a few pennies by bringing your own beer or wine.
Hix Oyster and Chop House
If you don’t mind a short Tube ride and have a craving for seafood and chops, then the Hix Oyster and Chop House in nearby Farringdon is well worth a visit.
Offering customers the chance to bring their own beer each Monday, you can select from the menu of oyster dishes or get stuck in to some specially selected chops, locally sourced and cooked to perfection before heading back to your room at the M by Montcalm or moving on to enjoy the atmosphere of a bar near silicone roundabout.
With a seasonal menu of freshly caught seafood and melt in the mouth steaks and chops, there is always something new on the menu at the Hix Oyster and Chop House. Just make sure that you arrive hungry as the starters, mains and desserts really are a treat that must be tasted during your time in London.
The Golden Hind
Don’t get confused with the popular tourist attraction, this Golden Hind offers something a little tastier for budding seafarers!
A firm British favourite, the Golden Hind in Marylebone has been serving Londoners with fish and chips since 1914. Golden brown potato chips and freshly caught, flakey white fish are the order of the day at this traditional British restaurant, and better still, the venue welcomes bring your own beer bookings in return for a small corkage charge.
A great place to head if you’ve already been enjoying a few cheeky beers at a bar near Silicone Roundabout, the Golden Hind caters for walk-ins and bookings seven days a week, and there are plenty of off licences and supermarkets located close by for you to pick up a few bottles of your favourite British beer.
Curry is one of the most popular dishes amongst the Brits, so it should come as no real surprise to learn that there are plenty of great quality curry venues dotted around the city. Located just a 15-minute Tube ride away from the M by Montcalm, Tayyabs is vying to become one of the capital’s most popular Indian café restaurants and is enjoying great success thanks to a creative team of chefs, innovative, budget-friendly menu and welcoming decor.
Offering great value for money, you’ll get far more Korma for your cash at Tayyabs with tempting set menu and specials that cater for all tastes and budgets. Better still, the café doesn’t charge corkage when you opt to bring your own beer, so you’ll have plenty of money left in the bank to treat yourself to an authentic Indian dessert afterwards.
If you’ve been seeking a casual spot for lunch or a relaxed dinner during your trip which is sure to have your taste buds dancing with delight, then don’t miss out on your opportunity to visit Xi’an Impression in nearby Highbury.
Located just half an hour away from the M by Montcalm via Tube, this small and intimate street food-inspired venue has visitors queuing out of the door to get a taste of their cold noodles dish. It’s a cult classic as a summertime snack but also refreshing when the temperature dips.
With a small corkage fee on wine and bottles of beer, it’s a great spot to head to early in the evening when the restaurant is a little quieter for a great value dinner before heading to a bar near Silicone Roundabout for entertainment and live music.
For those who are feeling a little more adventurous, the venue’s Chinese style burgers have proved to be a big hit and have a dedicated following from locals with a love of prime beer burgers infused with aromatic spices and eastern toppings.