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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...
157a Commercial Street, London E1 6BJ
Every bar attached to a branch of the bullish Hawksmoor restaurant group passes muster, but the charismatic standalone Spitalfields cellar is something...
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...
Spitalfields is where it all started for Hawksmoor founders Will Beckett and Huw Gott in 2006 and while their newer restaurants became ever-more glamorous,...
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...
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...
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...
The Curtain, 45 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3PT
A year after opening, The Curtain (a swingin’ boutique sleepover) has decided it needs a classic modern hotel bar – instead of a pastiche tacky Tequila...
35 Spital Square, London E1 6DY
When Galvin Hop first opened its doors, it was a pub de luxe serving up gourmet hot dogs and draught beers. Now, it’s switched gears to become a modern...
45 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3HP
Ramen aficionados have helped this pleasingly authentic noodle joint to thrive and multiply, despite stiff competition. Looks-wise, Shoryu mixes muted...
45 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3PT
The polishing up of Shoreditch continues with the arrival of The Curtain hotel (just round the corner from the equally new Nobu Shoreditch). Although this...
Cordy House, 95 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3BS
Massively popular in Spain, the Sagardi steakhouse chain has chosen Shoreditch to open its first London branch. But this is no routine grilled-beef joint...
36 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3PG
The converted Victorian warehouse that houses Angela Hartnett’s Merchants Tavern used to be trailblazing Cantaloupe back in the 1990s. Some of the diners...
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...