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“A hipster Nando's..... as it should be.”
Review of Chicken Shop

Chicken Shop
Ranked #2,892 of 23,571 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed May 25, 2013

Happened to be in the area and someone said this place existed..... finding it was a chance glimpse at an unmarked door with a bag on it. The intrigue began.
Naturally we had to wait for a table on a Friday night, there's about 40 seats but the staff kept us updated and watered (20 minute wait). The service really was first class, thanks to the menu being either full, half or quarter chicken we ordered straight away. The sides are simply chips, coleslaw or a rather nice avocado salad. £4 for a small bowl of chips seems a little on the high side to me but they were bloody nice so what the hell eh!? The chicken is first class, i'm loathed to say it was the best i've ever had but it wouldn't be far off! And you sure get a lot of chicken for your half Due to alcohol we passed on the desert but from what i saw they looked lovely. Limited choice again, apple pie, chocolate brownie (was very tempting!) and something else that escapes me.
The bill was something like £19 each with beer and for the atmosphere, service and food that's a bargain in London. Probably not good for big groups though, anymore than 6 and you'd be struggling to get in, let Nando's have them, this place is perfect the way it is.

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Thank LeoAT
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Reviewed May 14, 2013

Limited menu but based around spit roasted chicken and very economical. In basement with good atmosphere and friendly service. Excellent chicken flavour like you have never tasted before! How it should be and not messed about with. Plenty of sides to choose from and an excellent apple pie to finish with jugs full of single cream to wash it down with.
Well worth a visit but book in advance as very popular.

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Thank Peter S
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Great eatery in cellar, no fuss just good old char-grilled chicken with excellent sides and drinks. Service was spot on.
Disliked it was difficult getting a passing cab back to town, so book in future.

Thank Sunshineman_12
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

If you like chicken, this is the place.Downstairs it is rather dark and well decorated. We sat at the bar and had excellent service from all the friendly staff.
It's great so see them preparing the chickens and the corn was amazing. Well priced too.

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Thank LongIdler
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Reviewed April 4, 2013 via mobile

Why can't more places be like Chicken Shop and do one thing and do it bloody well? That's Chicken Shop. Simple meal, the best chicken I have ever tasted with fabulous coleslaw & chips. Followed by apple pie. Taken here by friends who love the place. And as well as that great atmosphere and friendly staff.

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Thank loobylou_10
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