Monday 4 November 2002 8.27pm
A letter on the door from the proprietors, Fred and Alex, confirms that the HC has closed down for good and is for sale. They cite problems with the Honest Goose as being the root cause of the restaurant's demise. The owners thank the customers for their support and wish the forthcoming Bermondsey Kitchen
I know that the HC had its ups and downs, but the idea was good and a bit more time could have seen it blossom again. Above all else, the HC's formula of good english cooking (sublime chips) was perfect for the area. Bermondsey Street
deserves some buzzing restaurants and I hope the owners have the enthusiasm and get the backing to give us another taste of their talents in the near future.