Rave reviews for tincan from across the world as the media put our restaurant in the spotlight

News: Reviews, features and international acclaim for our project in London's Soho

Posted by ala | October 31 2014

Tincan received international attention and acclaim from the world’s media.

a perfectly designed room… This place is a beguiling idea… it’s fascinating and amusing and tasty, in parts. You should all go

AA Gill, The Sunday Times

Getting served food from a tin can may be considered lowbrow in the gourmet world, but one pop-up has found a way to make tin cans look extremely luxurious.

Huffington Post (Canada)

The squid is my favorite, and goes well with the plate of bread that comes as a standard side dish at Tincan, along with a very small bowl of salad greens. The anchovies taste nothing like what I was expecting: Instead of sharp, salty, “pizza anchovies,” these are fleshy, smooth-textured.

NPR – The Salt

One of the more intriguing culinary experiments we’ve seen in some time… a most unusual joy

Cool Hunting

a welcome break from the clichéd melange of unpainted OSB and jam jar cocktails still plaguing London’s foodies…a break from typical pop-up frippery…as much care has gone into balancing the features of menu as conceiving the interior

Somewhere between its urbane originality and fishy offerings, Tincan magically dissolves the boundary between food and form.

The Architectural Review

tincan isn’t your average restaurant…We’re sold


The moment that the tin really becomes the star act, though, is when its contents are poured onto the plate.

When word gets out about what good tapas tinned fish makes, though, it’s going to be packed like sardines.


a joyful paean to tinned seafood of every kind

The Economist

Tincan has deftly combined haute cuisine and everyday food… [a] re-imagining of tinned food…elevating hyper-local, specialist foodstuffs from around the world.

LSN Global

Tincan has been featured by the following publications and broadcasters:

A Little Bird // ABC (Spain) // About Time Magazine // Architects’ Journal // Architects’ Journal Specification // The Architectural Review // Azure Magazine (Canada) // BBC Radio Wales // Blue Tomato // Blueprint // Canmaker // CBC Radio (Canada) // Cool Hunting // Corriere della Sera (Italy) // Courrier Japon (Japan) // Culture Whisper // Daily Mail // Dario Design (Spain) // De Telegraaf (Holland) // Design My Night // Design Week // Dezeen // The Drinks Business // The Economist // E-Architect // Esquire // Evening Standard // Evening Standard – Food critic review // Flight Time (Flybe) // The Food I Eat // The Foundery // Fox News (USA) // The Guardian // Huffington Post (Canada) // Indesign Live (Australia) // Infinite Leg Room // Infurma (Spain) // La Cucina (Italy) // London Design Festival // London on the Inside // London Pop-ups // Londonist // LS:N Global ‘innovative’ & ‘seed’ // Marie Claire Deco (Greece) // Metro // Metropolitan (Eurostar) // Mixer Planet (Italy) //Monocle 24 Radio // N by Norwegian (Norwegian Air) // NPR (USA) // Scatti di Gusto (Italy) // Stylist // Stylus // The Sunday Times // The Telegraph // Think Tank // Time Out // The Times // Urban Junkies // UrDesign Mag // Vice // Waitrose Weekend Magazine // Wallpaper* // Yahoo! // Your Weekend Starts Here