Great cocktails and they specialise in brewing their own alcohol such as sparkling wines, ciders and meads.
Late night booking are encouraged during the summer so much that you'll likely be offered a free shot of Aquavit. Late bookings on the weekend will be able to keep there table until 1am as the restaurant switches into a cocktail and oyster bar and also serving their housed brewed ciders, wines and meads.
Lunches offers a lighter menu consisting of shellfish, smoked meats, cold salads, open sandwiches and coffees.
Thursday: 12pm - 12am
Friday: 12pm - 01:30am
Saturday: 5pm - 01:30am
See availability for 1,000 point tables
Mon - Tue 6:00PM - 6:45PM
Sat 5:00PM - 6:15PM
Great food. Specifically recommend the blackened cabbage as a must have side. Great quality ingredients and nice ambient.
This is a really great little restaurant. If you like Scandi food then it is a must to visit, the flavours and presentation were fantastic. I wanted to eat my meal again (and not for hunger, through flavour experience).
Had an excellent meal with great service! Would def recommend, food was delicious
Imaginative food with incredible vegetable sides. Solid wines. Friendly service. Would be nice to have cushions on the hard benches.
Great food, a bit expensive for small portions. Nice surroundings
Great food! Excellent, knowledgeable and friendly staff, highly recommended!
Just average all around. So-So service. Certain dishes were solid, others were hard to chew.
A highly enjoyable meal that featured really interesting and creative dishes. We loved every dish ! Lots of smoky flavours. The chorizo scotch egg was outstanding and a must try
Whilst reviews were good. The place was unfortunately quite smelly “damp” smell. Our table was stuck by corner and didn’t feel it was right place for a special occasion. On positive the food was unique. Liked the side brócoli. Menu was quite limiting and made things a bit difficult for fussy eaters. Sorry but that was our impression.
Thus was my second visit on one week. A friend had arranged dinner one night and I loved it so much I had to take a few more friends back a few days later.
All of the starters are fantastic. Highly highly recommend the scotch egg. Even if you’re not a fan you’ll love it here.
For mains we ordered the four and shared. All delicious. Small but great wine selection to accompany the delicious food. Looking forward to going back again.
I took my friend here for a birthday meal; the atmosphere was OK, the restaurant was pretty quiet but that was good as we were seated near the toilets so if it were busy, we would have had people passing all the time. As it was, we had very good service,e the staff were very pleasant and friendly. We tried the scotch egg - which was amazing - the pate and the celeriac were OK but nothing special, and the mutton chops were so fatty I couldn't eat them. There is a pretty limited choice of dessert. I wouldn't come back myself as the food is not to my taste and it is pricey - a bottle of pouilly fume is £59 and our bill for wine, 3 starters, 2 mains and 1 dessert was over £150.
Fresh simple food with a lovely atmosphere.
We enjoyed our 3rd wedding anniversary at rok-it was recommended to us by a chef friend of ours. And it did not disappoint! From the smiley staff,delicious cocktails and well matched beers, to the melt in your mouth Octopus and the richly flavoured fish croquette. An unforgettable meal, perfectly ended with an unctuous laphroiag honey peach. Sublime.
As always great food and service- menu changes all the time which I think is a good thing.
Simple but creative menu, the sides were as good as the mains and the pickles were delicious
The service was good and the food looked the part but we both found it somewhat bland which combined with the small portions and disproportionate price tag leads me to think Rok is more form over substance.
Scallops were lovely, as were the side dishes. Pork was great for me, tough for my better half. A tad dear but an interesting experience.
Impromptu visit as we were in the vicinity. Great food - especially the broccoli.
We loved Rok Shoreditch for the most delicious food. Since there were 4 of us we tried everything on the menu. The wines we had were interesting and complimented the food. Do not be put off by the simple exterior and wooden tables and chairs - you will miss out if ypu are.
Fantastic as always! Menu is simple, food is amazing, staff are the best
Really disappointing, especially considering the price.
Doesn't live up to its billing whatsoever; food is far from the innovative experience the menu suggests, service is overbearing bordering on intrusive, and the atmosphere is non-existent even on a Saturday night. The only compliments I can honestly give Rok is that the pigeon, although overcooked, was good quality meat.
Really liked the food, very tasty but slightly on the pricey side.
Outstanding food! As a Finn I was pleased to see such lovely Nordic flavours and combinations. It was a lovely birthday treat for my partner, not too noisy and quite cosy.
All the dishes were good size - we couldn't finish all the recommended amounts of food (starter, side and main)! We had the scallop starters, duck breast with lingonberry, lamb chop with mint yoghurt, sweet potato with sauerkraut creme fraiche and blackened cabbage with macadamias and Swedish cheese. The last two listed sides were incredibly tasty and flavours like I never had before. The food was timed perfectly and meats cooked spot on. The Sicilian white wine was heavenly. Our bill with the starters, mains, sides, a portion of pickles, two drinks each plus service charged was around £87 and felt like good value.
Service was a bit hit and miss as was the ambience - sitting at a very small table on uncomfortable stools next to the toilet entrance felt a bit interruptive at times. We had one lovely waiter and one who seemed a little bit offish, perhaps having a bad day?
All in all superb food, timely service and good for an occasion.
The food was expensive for a restaurant in the ££ category. £6 got you half a sweet potato and £16 got you a duck breast. I made the mistake of not looking at the menu before booking and was taken by surprise.
However, the quality of the food was exceptional, hence overall positive ratings. I loved the way they combined sweet, salty and acidic flavours. It definitely earned its Fit For Foodies badge.
Excellent service and food, was willing to bring out a starter that wasn't on the menu after I asked for it.
Attentive and knowledgeable chap served some delicious and beautifully presented food!
Very nice and varied menu with some interesting option. Friendly and helpful service and a good wine list.
Been to Rok before, the food was nice not great. The pickles and starter excellent. The main meat and fish excellent, side dishes and sauces mmh yeah right did not work. Don't know what was going on. Veg was like a bad forest of pine.
The food was by far the best of this restaurant. Sadly the service wasn't as good as I expected from a fine restaurant; I specified in my reservation that it was a special occasion with my girlfriend. We got seated next to a group of three loud men, who were talking and telling jokes to each other for almost all our stay... It was extremely annoying. This didn't ruin our dinner, but obviously, I won't come again or recommend this restaurant. There are many places where you can get great food these days.
Friendly service, knowledgeable without going over the top on too much detail and also helpful when we needed to order gluten free, dairy free and vegetarian options.
The food was all delicious - the smoky charcoal roasted lamb was a highlight, as was the blackened cabbage. Good wine too, maybe just would've liked comfier chairs :)
Small venue, not the most comfortable but the food more than makes up for this
Very nice evening.
Delicious food and friendly staff
£75 for 2people having starter/main/side and 1 drink - so mid range price bracket
Lovely food. Blown away by the velvety seasonal Skrei (Norwegian cod) with cavolo nero. Also received great service. Seats and furnishing was a bit basic but it's part of the charm :)
Amazing food and friendly service
Very good food menu and even better food quality. Abit on the expensive side, but surely worth a nice dinner.
A small pearl in the hearth of Shoreditch. Very nice food. Good ambient and service. Really recommended.
It's sometimes a bit of a gamble going somewhere with a limited menu, but it manages to pack quite a bit of variety into a 4-4-2 option setup and the food itself was absolutely delicious. Good cocktails too.
Superb food, great service. Rok is a gem of a place who don’t over complicate anything and concentrate on their menu and service. Fresh ingredients cooked perfectly.
Anazing service, delicious food at a perfect price. Would highly recommend and cant wait to go back
Tables are small, space was cold, food amazing but portions too small, cool interior design though on the bar.