"The new venue continues to inspire the blend between cycling, beer, food and good times. "Review Rating: Reviewed by T.A.O
Since Look Mum No Hands! Opened on Clerkenwell Road at the beginning of this decade the craze for cycling in London has hit another level. With Le Tour de France screened on Sky Sports from the Café, ITV’s The Cycling Show recorded on site and an online shop selling branded cycling gear, expansion was inevitable. Following the success of a pop-up on the South Bank Look Mum No Hands! have now added a space in East London.
Located on Mare Street, the new venue follows the same blueprint as the Clerkenwell Road branch. There is a big screen that shows live cycling events, a workshop is on its way, there is good food, great coffee and – as with the Clerkenwell branch – some of the best millionaire shortcake in London. Once again you can feel the community spirit of the place, as cycling fans of all levels gather in a place that appreciates the relationship between the sport and the spoils of good food, coffee and beer. This end of Mare Street is rapidly becoming a new nightlife hub with various breweries resident in the railway arches next door, the bars of Netil House nearby and the E5 bakery event space just up the road.
Behind the counter here you’ll find a good selection of bottled Belgian beers, soups, salads, gourmet sausage rolls and scotch eggs. No doubt the venue will also soon be stocking its colourful caps, shorts, jerseys and crockery. Food, beer and clothes sorted. Bikes next?
T.A.O reviewed Look Mum No Hands! on Tue 13 Aug 2013