Yep, you read that right. Flat Iron in Covent Garden is offering three nights of free steak this week 30 November-2 December when the steak won't just be reduced, it will be completely free. The offer is limited to one Flat Iron steak with one side dish per person, to walk-in customers only, which means you'll have to get there early (doors open at 6pm) in order to avoid the trauma of No Free Steak.
This will be the third site for Flat Iron (other sites are Denmark Street and Beak Street) which will seat 180, and have an on-site butchery. The idea behind Flat Iron, in the words of founder Charlier Carroll, is to serve "delicious, high-quality steak does not need to be eye-wateringly expensive." Their beef recently won an award, too, with one of their own herd awarded a Gold Medal by judges at the World Steak Challenge in October 2015.
This herd will supply the butchery with an extended range of cuts butchered on the premises, by new ‘Butcher in Residence’ Jordan Ling, previously of The Ginger Pig, Barbecoa and Fortnum and Mason. He plans to also lead demonstrations and classes.
Free steaks available 30 Nov-2 Dec from 6pm. One free Flat Iron steak per person with one side dish. Walk-in only.
Flat Iron, 17-18 Henrietta Street, WC2E 8QH
CHRISTMAS PAST: See what Christmas has looked like (and how it's changed) over the last 400 years at Geffrye Museum in Hoxton. Take a walk through living rooms decorated with authentic lights, decorations and music. Free, just turn up, until 3 January
NEON ART: Soho and neon lights go hand in hand, and the death of neon signmaker Chris Bracey is marked with a special exhibition, featuring work by Chris and his family. Free, just turn up, until 31 January
ISIS AND EBOLA: Two of the biggest worldwide issues are united for an exhibition at Imperial War Museum, focusing on work that British troops do overseas. Free, just turn up, until November 2016
TINTIN: Somerset House currently has an exhibition dedicated to intrepid reporter TinTin and his faithful dog Snowy, and for fans of the books it's worth a visit. Free, just turn up, until 31 January
NOVEMBER ART: Some cracking exhibitions have opened in London this month. Not sure which ones to visit? We've tried them all to find out which ones are worth it — and best of all, they're all free.
We’ve just about finished. The new cross over is just being completed and we’ll be moving all the refuse bins over from Anson Road but we’ll give you lots of notice before we do so.
I also reported in the last blog that two Board members had retired at our Annual General Meeting in September. We’re about to begin recruiting new Board members and if there is a resident out there, who is expecting to be in the UK for the next 2-3 years and would be interested in serving on our Board, I’d be happy to hear from you on firstname.lastname@example.org