Fanny Nelsons, Hackney

Pritesh Mody |
Fanny NelsonsWhat…/ Tucked away in the back streets of Hackney comes Fanny Nelsons – an understated local pub with some solid food & drink credentials! Tell me more…/ With Andy Bird – co-owner of Happiness Forgets - behind the neighbourhood venue, it's no surprise to see a simple yet impressive drinks offering.  The food menu has also been designed to suit a lazy afternoon or evening of nibbling and sipping. On the menu…/ Like the venue, simple yet full of appeal, with Oysters and Cured Salmon providing the perfect foil for a slow boozy session.  More substantial plates include a deliciously indulgent Lobster Tail Hash and Venison hotpot.  The weekend brunch menu is pretty darn tempting too, featuring modern favourites of Shakshuka and avocado things! Drinks also tick all of the current trends, with Negroni's, Tequila cocktails, Bloody Mary's, craft beers and quality wines all present on the list. The venue…/ Originally a public house dating back to the 1830's, the venue keeps many of its original details, whilst the addition of a huge wooden bar, vintage tiles and fancy old-school lights from France gives the space a few snazzy touches. We went and here's why you should go…/ There aren't too many secret boltholes around East London these days where you can get quality food & drink and proper service, but with its location just off Colombia Road, Fanny Nelson's is definitely one to keep note of. How much…/ Reasonable, with food for around £20/head and cocktails around £7.50 Where…/ 32 Horatio Street, E2 7SB
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