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136 Brick Lane, London E1 6RU
A stalwart of Brick Lane’s frenetic curry house scene since 1974, Sheba is a family business and balti specialist with a fondness for seafood. It offers...
143 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG
A Victorian Steampunk makeover has given this one-time boozer and former leather goods wholesaler’s a new lease of life – the listed wall tiles are...
2 Ely's Yard, Old Truman Brewery, Hanbury Street, London E1 6QR
MasterChef alumnus Adam Handling has moved on from his hotel-restaurant digs, landing in east London with concrete floors and a £45 tasting menu. If that...
157a Commercial Street, London E1 6BJ
CLOSES FOR A MONTH-LONG REFURBISHMENT ON 1 JANUARY 2018
Every bar attached to a branch of the bullish Hawksmoor restaurant group passes muster, but the...
Discreetly nestled away in Spitalfields, the original branch of the seemingly unstoppable Hawksmoor chain has a definite old-school speakeasy vibe, which...
The Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6JJ
James Lowe of Lyle’s counts half the capital’s chefs and critics among his admirers – small wonder, since his stark, understated restaurant is a true original...
8a Lamb Street, London E1 6EA
With a striking marble oyster bar as its centrepiece, this branch of Wright Brothers sets expectations swimmingly high from the start. Readers praise...
142-144 Commercial Street, London E1 6NU
Having presciently acquired the freehold long before Shoreditch’s meteoric rise, the owners of this oddball tavern – Maria and Michael, arguably E1’s...
100 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6JQ
‘An English modernist brasserie’ was the brief for this super-stylish all-dayer at the Ace Hotel, and the guys from Universal Design Studio really nailed...
50/52 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 6AG
”A complete joy – a lovely venue”, proclaimed one fan of these brown-fronted, 17th-century listed premises, which scream tradition with their promise...
44 Commercial Street, London E1 6LT
With its high arched windows and Ottoman artwork, it’s easy to spot this Middle Eastern restaurant deep in the East End. Ethnic prints, intimate ‘private...
35 Spital Square, London E1 6DY
We had high hopes for this ‘pub deluxe’, the latest from the Galvin brothers (replacing Galvin Café à Vin), so were disappointed when our visit fell short...
60-62 Commercial Street, London E1 6LT
Forget boring old Tex-Mex: Lupita brings the vibrant flavours of Mexico City to London with a host of authentic dishes and an impressive selection of Tequila,...
80 Columbia Road, London E2 7QB
This capacious Victorian pub has been taken over by The Draft House, making it the sixth London branch in the chain. This small group of boozers, founded...
St Botolphs Hall, 35 Spital Square, London E1 6DY
Set in the “atmospheric” surrounds of a grandiose converted Victorian chapel, this Michelin-starred, Grade II-listed high flyer from the Galvin brothers...