Lane Bar & Kapok Tree

12-20 Osborn Street , London, E1 6TE

SquareMeal Review of Lane Bar & Kapok Tree

In close proximity to the lights, touts, sweet shops & general mayhem of Brick Lane, you’ll find this two-in-one venue on the ground floor of the City Hotel. The Lane Bar & Kapok Tree is at the Whitechapel end of the street, & thus out of the way of the lagered-up hordes seeking budget curry. Appropriately, it offers something a little more sophisticated & peaceful. The drinking area – an enjoyable spot for a cocktail – has been done up in City wine bar-style with black leather, dark wood & plenty of shiny surfaces. The restaurant itself makes a good business-lunch destination for spruced up Indian dishes such as spicy fish fingers Amritsari, mutton masala & saag gosht. Fish & chips, pasta & steaks are the ‘traditional’ choice on the menu, presumably for the jaded palates of the hotel guests.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Aldgate East Tube Station 256m

Aldgate Tube Station 518m


Address: 12-20 Osborn Street , London E1 6TE

Area: Whitechapel Mile End

Opening times

Mon-Fri 6.30-10am Sat 7-11am Mon-Sat 5-11.30pm

Nearby Landmarks

Britart 266m

Brick Lane 308m


Telephone: 020 7377 1797


Cuisine: Pan-Asian

Lunch: £7.95/12.95/16.95 (1/2/3 courses)

Dinner: £7.95/12.95/16.95 (1/2/3 courses)

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