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Valentine’s Day in Hoxton

Happy Valentines from us! We love LOVE whether it’s for yourself or your significant other/others! Join us on 14/02 from 5pm to celebrate. Enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbles on arrival and a 6 course meal MENU 1: £38 per person Jersey Oysters – Avocado, ginger, lime, vinegar, jalapeño patis (2) Charred tenderestem broccoli – […]

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Festive Operating Dates across all venues

Rapsa@ 100 Hoxton & Sugarlandia Tiki Bar & Private Party Room: Closed from Sunday 24th. Open for dinner service on 29,30,31 December. Closed from 1st January and back on January 3rd. Rapsa@Play Archway: Closed from Sunday 24th, back on Wednesday January 3rd The Rambling Pig by Rapsa: Closed from Sunday 24th. Open for dinner service […]

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A secret Don Papa party

We love hosting our partners in crime, the Filipino rum maestros, Don Papa. With family and London friends, Chef Francis served up Rapsa’s famous Boodle Fight with Sugarlandia cocktails to match. Until the next one, Don Papa!

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An Air-Fry of a week in Hoxton

Our HQ, Rapsa@100 Hoxton, had the honour of hosting ‘Air-Fryer King’ Anthony Nathan who together with eBay created the UK’s first-ever pop-up restaurant exclusively serving dishes made from refurbished air fryers. Well done to Chef Francis and his team for supporting this great initiative with a fantastic menu from the kitchen and the bar! “I […]

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Chef Peter leads the pack in Ewell

We are thrilled to announce that Chef Peter Olšavský, Chef Francis’s right hand man, will be taking the reigns at The Rambling Pig as Head Chef. Peter, a Slovakian native, is a part of Rapsa’s brick work. He has been apart of executive Chef Francis Puyat’s team since day 1 at Rapsa@100 Hoxton, perfecting the […]

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Celebrating cultures through food

Food allows for us to stay connected to and celebrate our own personal identities and learn and celebrate the roots of others. What we have created at north and east London based restaurants Rapsa, is a Filipino-Fusion offering celebrating Filipino culture.  Filipino culture is focused on family, food, drinks, party and karaoke fun! Filipino native, […]

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August 19th – Rapsa launches Gatsropub

Rapsa, leading Filipino fusion restaurant group in London, are excited to announce a Summer 2023 opening of a new Filipino fusion Gastropub in Ewell, Epsom, The Rambling Pig.

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‘Silog’ gets more seats at the Rapsa Brunch table

What is Silog and why have we created a whole section for it on our already great, brunch menu? For us…it was a no brainer! “Well of course, what we have created at Rapsa is a Filipino-Fusion offering celebrating Filipino culture. Filipino culture is focused on family, food, drinks, party and karaoke fun! With an […]

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Come Dine with me: The Professionals

Wednesday, July 6th, sees Rapsa Executive Head Chef, Francis Puyat and Rapsa Director, Andrew Zilouf take on the prime time tv challenge with a guest appearance on the first episode of Come Dine with Me, with the pros! What started out as a very last minute invite, ended up as a lot of fun! As […]

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The Inspiration behind our Sugarlandia Party Room Makeover

Through the secret bookcase inside Rapsa’s HQ, Rapsa@100 Hoxton, you will find yourself in the Jungle land of Sugarlandia. Welcome to our Hoxton Party Room, dedicated to all this Pinoy and all things party! The volcano breathed its last. Its final breath bequeathed upon the land a legacy of strength, power and fertility. There was […]

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Sugarlandia First Menu Release

Filipino trailblazer, Rapsa, is the leading Filipino restaurant in London. Based in Shoreditch this popular destination is collaborating with Don Papa Rum to create a magical jungle experience. Launch on the 10th of June and expect nothing less than a complete room makeover of what was formerly, just the private room of Rapsa@100 Hoxton. 104 […]

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Get ready to welcome Sugarlandia to Hoxton

The Rapsa team is collaborating with Filipino spirit maestros Don Papa and Santa Ana in bringing you, Sugarlandia, a Jungle room pop up of a new food menu by Chef Francis Puyat paired with a dedicated Filipino spirits tailored cocktail menu. Opening up in Rapsa@100 Hoxton’s private party room at 104 Hoxton Street, the Sugarlandia […]

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FILIFEST 2022

Rapsa is proud to be a sponsor of this year’s FILIFEST and you will find us there serving up food on May 28th. FiliFest is a culture festival to celebrate the Philippines, which was started by university students from across the UK. We are holding our second festival this Saturday 28th May, 10am-5pm at UCL, […]

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The Rapsa Boodle Fight

So, roll up your sleeves and get ready to dig in because in this Filipino dining experience you’ll be eating with your hands and have others eating out of yours.  Boodle Fight Sunday Roasting takes place every last Sunday of the month from 5pm-8pm at Rapsa@100 Hoxton– this new hands-on style of Sunday dining is […]

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The Tale of Torta

A classic Filipino dish also known as an eggplant omelette made with fried eggplant.  Head Chef, Francis Puyat has created a fusion Torta Talong with a fried eggplant topped with mango, tomatoes, bagoong shrimp paste and peanuts.  We asked Chef Francis how he approaches keeping authentic Filipino elements in creating fusion dishes- “You have to […]

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The Magic of Kalamansi

Often we get asked, ‘What is Kalamansi exactly?’ With another option of spelling Kalamansi like Calamansi, Kalamansi is a citrus hybrid between lemon and lime which is cultivated in the Philippines. Think the sweet bitter of lemon with the punch of lime. This Filipino fruit is a flavour that can make dishes taste authentically from South […]

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The Story behind Rapsa

Taking the learnings from six years of amazing success as 100 Hoxton and combining it with the flavours of Filipino pop up Kinilaw Buko next door results in the very best in Filipino dining: Rapsa.  Chef Francis Puyat together with Andrew Zilouf, creators of our reputable 100 Hoxton and former sibling Ziloufs, have created an […]

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Rapsa@Home now available on Delli.market

Chef Francis Puyat brings you Filipino Party fun to your dining tables with Delli drops of Rapsa’s most loved dishes, now available for home delivery to Greater London. DELLI.marketplace has recently just launched as the next big thing, connecting independent food brands and local UK consumers (yes, foodies…we mean you!) “We’re a fun new platform, […]

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Makings of a Pinoy Chef

Chef Francis talks about his journey to the top of Pinoy cuisine in the UK. For those hearing the name for the first time, remember it- Chef Francis Puyat, Executive Head Chef of Rapsa, one of the front runners bringing Filipino cuisine and culture to the capital.  It has been a couple of years in […]

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Valentine’s Day Menu

We will be open on Monday the 14th of February to host Valentine’s Day for all the lovebirds out there. We will have the choice of 2 sharing menus. Valentine’s Day Sharing Menu £75 perfect for two to share  100 Hoxton champagne cocktail each Half Dozen Jersey Oysters avocado, ginger, lime, vinegar, jalapeño patis (gf) […]