Where chicken is no laughing matter: Absurd Bird

This review was originally published via TripAdvisor.

Remember our chicken bucket list?  Well, we haven’t forgotten about it.  As I said in that post, I love chicken so any place serving chicken is a must-visit place for me.  Even it it’s just once, however, I will definitely be going back to Absurd Bird on 54 Commercial Street (near Spitalfields Market) in London.
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You come into an interesting space with the bar in front. The seating spaces are interesting. There are interesting booths and long tables with homey upholstered benches.

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The space is great because one wall is made up of huge glass panels allowing the natural light to come in. The light fixtures are very interesting – gilded bird cages!

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The food is definitely no laughing matter.  We ordered the fried chicken sliders with a

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAside of sweet potato fries and the chicken and waffles with a side of coleslaw.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWhen the food arrived I took a huge intake. The portions were so generous!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe yummy sweet-sour coleslaw is more a salad sized serving instead of a side-sized serving and is a perfect side to the chicken.

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It is excellent value for money and what we ordered was delicious! While we ordered on main meal and side each, I think what we ordered would have fed 4 people. The servings are generous and they are certainly worth every penny you pay for.

We didn’t order any alcoholic drinks but they serve lagers and cocktails I think.

The staff are amazing and very attentive without being helicopter servers! You do get a chance to relax and enjoy the food that you ordered.

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