Official launch for Galvin HOP Pub de Luxe

The new Galvin HOP – the brothers Galvin’s first Pub de Luxe – in Spital Square by Spitalfields Market - had its official launch party on January 27th, although it had been open to customers since the beginning of the week.  Barbican Life was invited.  Rather noisy with some loud pop music blaring out so it was almost impossible to carry on a conversation – hopefully that was just for the party and is not a general feature during opening hours. Overall impressions were extremely positive.  Very bright with lots of glass and some impressive decor features.  If the quality of the pub food … [Read more...]

Galvin Restaurants launches Galvin HOP, its first Pub de Luxe

With its latest venture officially due to open on January 25th, Galvin Restaurants will start 2016 with the launch of Galvin HOP,  the first Galvin Pub de Luxe on what had been up until now the site of Galvin Café a Vin in Spitalfields Market.  A vibrant pub in the City, Galvin HOP will offer fresh unpasteurised Pilsner Urquell Tank Beer, a range of craft beers, a new menu featuring classic pub dishes and a range of premium hot dogs, although that terminology would seem to downplay what is on offer food-wise. Galvin HOP is next door to the brothers Galvin’s Michelin starred Galvin La Chapelle, … [Read more...]