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Cocotte

Restaurants, French Hoxton
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Time Out says

3 out of 5 stars

A French rotisserie in Hoxton.

You may already know this French roast chicken specialist, as Cocotte also has a restaurant in Notting Hill and a takeaway outlet in Battersea. The Hoxton space is arranged over two compact floors, plus a terrace overlooking the square. On the ground floor, the main dining room is glass-fronted, with lightly painted brick walls and pale yellow velvet banquettes; the rotisserie is tucked behind a long bar.

The birds come in quarters, halves or whole. They’re free range (from Évron in the Loire Valley), marinated for 24 hours, cooked and then finished off on the spit. The meat is decent; team it with roasted root veg or ratatouille, plus garlic mayo or gravy (avoid the slightly acrid barbecue sauce). There are sarnies too, though the truffle croque monsieur, made with chicken and emmental, was a touch bland. Instead, consider the fragrant chicken soup, which had real depth of flavour and plenty of veg. We also liked the satisfying, filling Bernadette lentil salad.

To finish, there was an irresistible chocolate and hazelnut tart, which tasted like high-class whipped Nutella, in a good way. Cocotte may be a little bit restaurant-by-numbers, but it’s a decent formula, charmingly done and served with a smile.

By: Sarah Guy

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Address: 8 Hoxton Square
London
N1 6NU
Transport: Tube: Old Street
Price: Dinner for two with drinks and service: around £65.
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 Best chicken this was the best juiciest chicken I’ve ever had!! I felt like I was in heaven!!! All the Food was incredible from the truffle Mac n cheese to the ratatouille, wine desert the world!! What a place of you in the area and want to dine easily for lunch or a nice dinner with that someone special or even family and friends it’s the spot!Highly recommended I can’t wait to go back!Thanks for the great food!!


Best Food I add in a long time! went on Saturday to try their brunch, we were sat on the terrace and it was just AMAZING! croissant waffle and truffle Croque Monsieur were mind-blowing, we also tried the chicken which was very juicy and crispy with a creamy mac and cheese, also their sweet croissant waffle!!!!! will definitely go back soon.

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