Sponsored Post: Free London Restaurant Festival Dinner for Two at Hawksmoor

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Sponsored Post: Free London Restaurant Festival Dinner for Two at Hawksmoor


Win foodie prizes to celebrate this year's London Restaurant Festival, thanks to American Express®.

From confit to crème brulee, manuka honey to miso, grouse to gravalax, London’s restaurants offer a delectably diverse range of flavours to tempt all tastes. The London Restaurant Festival (4th-18th October 2010), proudly supported by American Express, is a citywide celebration of eating out designed to encourage Londoners to make more of our rich array of restaurants.

To celebrate, American Express has teamed up with Londonist to give one lucky reader and a guest dinner for two at The Hawskmoor on Commercial Road, to sample the restaurant's specially created Festival Menu for LRF.

Festival Menus are on offer at the hundreds of participating restaurants and are available to customers throughout the event. They're a great-value way to try out new restaurants and also an opportunity for restaurants to showcase how creative, delectable, sustainable and delicious their food can be.

The menus are a minimum of two courses and are available at lunch and/or dinner for the duration of the festival.

Find out more at www.londonrestaurantfestival.com.

For your chance to win, simply answer this question in the comments section below: What is the name “Hawksmoor” a reference to? One correct entry will be picked as the winner at random on the afternoon of Friday 8 October.

Terms and conditions:

• The prize includes lunch or dinner for two from the Festival Menu at Hawksmoor

• Accommodation and travel are not included

• The prize is non refundable and non-transferable. There is no cash alternative.

• The winner will receive tickets via first class post

Last Updated 05 October 2010


It refers to Nicholas Hawksmoor - the architect who designed Christ Church Spitalfields near to the restaurant.


Nicholas Hawksmoor - Baroque churchy architect chap, who amongst others did the one by the restaurant.


Nicholas Hawksmoor - British architect who designed nearby Christ Church Spitalfields amongst others


'Hawksmoor' is a reference to the well known British architect, Nicholas Hawksmoor. He was best known for his baroque constructions, including 6 churches in London, one of which is the Christ Church in Spitalfields (not far from Hawksmoor restaurant).


The restaurant is after Nicholas Hawksmoor, famous British Architect, who designed Christ Church, Spitalfields which is by the restaurant

dan k

See above ^

Pickwick The Dodo

He might be known as an architect but he only ever worked on one building as the sole architect - the baroque country house of Easton Neston in Northhamptonshire, which he designed for Sir William Fermor in 1702. Even though Hawksmoor lived for another 34 years, the building was never completed.

Daniel Bowtell

It is in reference to the architect Nicholas Hawksmoor


Well, in for a penny.
It refers to Nicholas Hawksmoor, a architect who built a church near to the restaurant.


The architect Nicholas Hawksmoor!


Hopefully this makes it in before the draw: Nicholas Hawksmoor, the architect.


It is Nicholas hawksmoor who deisgned Christ Church in Spitalfields where the restaurant is based.
there is also a hawkesmoor mews just off cable st named in honour of the big man.


The architect Nicholas Hawksmoor, who built Christ Church in whose shadow the restaurant is located.


Nicholas Hawksmoor, innit.


Well the comments above tell me it was Nicholas Hawksmoor (thanks for that everyone), so I played about online and an anagram of that is "A Scholar Whom Oinks" which is fun :-D


It's a reference to the British architect Nicholas Hawksmoor, you really do learn something new every day. Certainly more useful than whatever I 'learn' at work.


A reference to the architect Nicholas Hawksmoor who, among other things, designed Christ Church Spitalfields.


- the great Nicholas Hawksmoor, who created many of the steeples of old London's skyline....

Chris Osburn

Congratulations Utku! You won the comp.
Enjoy your freebie feast at The Hawksmoor.


mmmm this looks and sounds so yum!


hawksmoor's church christ church is located on commercial road just a few minutes away


hawksmoor's church christ church is located on commercial road just a few minutes away


 british architect!