E’cco Bistro has been revamped and reopened in its new home at Skyring Terrace in Newstead. The multi award winning, hatted restaurant first opened its doors 22 years ago in 1995 located in a historic warehouse on Boundary Street where it took its last service on 23 December 2017. E’cco’s new location will house a multi faceted venue, boasting the same E’cco flair, food and service that foodies have become accustomed to.
Operator Philip Johnson and Head Chef Simon Palmer have designed a contemporary kitchen, which includes a Brazilian Parilla Wood and Charcoal Grill, that will take centre stage in the cooking of beef, poultry, fish and vegetables. The outdoor bar and dining area will have a more casual dining menu including a great selection of local beers and wines.
Dining at E’cco provides a variety of experiences, offer seating options at the open plan kitchen counter, bar and exclusive Sunken Dining area. Also available is its 35 seater private dining room, which offers amazing views over the illuminated gasometer. The open plan 65 seater dining room is furnished in a multi-textured affair of marble, brick, travertine and American oak as well as 10 metre high ceilings that are dressed in greenery.
E’cco Bistro has always been a restaurant to serve food that has flavour above all else whilst not forgetting its visual appeal. It delivers real and honest food with maximum appeal on the plate, using the best local produce. E’cco’s menu constantly evolves while remaining true to the original ideas and beliefs. Chefs at the bistro have outdone themselves with this season’s menu. Some of the highlights include sugarloaf cabbage, miso, daikon, pickled ginger, confit salmon, black lime,watercress, hazelnut, coal roasted brussel sprout, sambal matah, soft egg, fried onion, pastrami brisket, mustard greens, fennel, ranch dressing, coconut rice custard, bailey’s, pain perdu, fig, chocolate marquise, burnt orange, caramelised white chocolate, pecan and a wide selection of non-alcoholic beverages, classic cocktails, beers, ciders, spirits and wine.
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