Kinilaw & Buko is now open at 104 Hoxton Street, N1 6SG and it’s one worth raving about. Filipino Head Chef Francis Puyat, the culinary brains behind hugely successful 100 Hoxton and 100 Hoxton Founder Andrew Zilouf, have once again joined forces and have taken the site next door on Hoxton Street, a former tailors’ shop, to open the restaurant that they have dreamt about for years.
Francis has gone back to his roots with this exciting new launch, creating two unique concepts in one: Kinilaw, a Filipino take on Ceviche that uses palm vinegar and kalamansi instead of lime to break down enzymes and denature protein and Buko, a fusion, artisan Filipino ice cream concept served in a baby coconut shell. Low in carbs and saturated fats, vegan, vegetarian and dairy free friendly, Kinilaw bars have been a huge hit across the pond. Now, with the addition of Buko, it’s the perfect marriage.
This exciting 42-cover Filipino restaurant and cocktail bar offers a relaxed and completely unique dining experience in a contemporary, cool space.