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The English Restaurant

50-52 Brushfield Street, London E1 6AG, England (East End / East London)
+44 (0)20 7247 4110
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Ranked #3,089 of 17,532 Restaurants in London
Price range: $8 - $47
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: English
Neighborhood: East End / East London
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: English restaurant housed in seventeenth century building with authentic all-wood interior. Traditional recipes and cooking always and only from fresh ingredients with a chef's brigade of six.Open seven days for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Lively bar and live jazz music on Wednesday and Friday evenings.Hosting events and parties for up to eighty people and private dining in fully-panelled room for up to sixteen.Full drinks license, fine wines and draught beers at the bar.
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English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Just popped in with the girlfriend. Casually looking for somewhere nice around spittlefields after work. Haven't ever been in The English Restaurent before as it looked 'too traditional' however the menu seemed nice and we managed to snag the last table (all others were booked). Started with some battered oysters to start, came with a tartar sauce. I'm someone who... More

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London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Had lunch here after seeing "The Art of the Brick", the wonderful Lego exhibit at the Old Truman Brewery. The English Restaurant is located in a great neighborhood across from the Old Spitalfields Market. Atmosphere is that of an old English pub with a bar upon entry and a restaurant towards the back. Bar area seems a little tight, but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My dad visited me for a week and I was looking for a real English breakfast. This restaurant was perfect. We had a full English breakfast with a coffee for my dad (which was, to him, very good). We were not disappointed and left the place "completely full". The staff was smiley and lovely as well. I recommend it, for... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Searching for something to eat on a business trip to London I stumbled on this restaurant whilst in despair that I would once again be forced in to Pizza Express! Very welcoming staff and a real pubby atmosphere. I started with the Rock Oysters which were extremely plump and tasty. This was followed by the grilled seafood. A real find... More

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Portsmouth
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Stumbled into this lovely restaurant and bar yesterday - had a lovely steak and they even let us try the Beetroot Soup - which was very tasty and a beautiful colour. The fillet steaks were juicy and full of flavour - and the chips were the best I have had for years. The icing on cake though were the Espresso... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Just popped in for a quick lunch and was surprised by the quality of service and food. Great English food, although slightly limited menu, not be best ale and slightly pricy for lunch. Still I would go back again so pretty decent overall

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Perdido Key, FL
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I went on a food tour and this was one of the stops. It was so good that when I was walking by at dinner time a few days later, I decided to go again. This is what a tourist would expect an English restaurant to look like, an the food was really good. A delightful place for a meal.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Really nice surroundings. Intimate booths as well as free standing tables. The staff were very genuine and attentive without the customary meaningless and disingenuous "Is everything ok?" Two seconds after the first mouthful! Food excellent as was the wine (bought by the glass). Definitely will come again and no hesitation in recommending to others.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Lovely early Sunday lunch and a glass of wine or Belgium Beer is a nice touch. Will return I'm sure.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I recently ate a late-morning breakfast here, on two separate occasions - mainly because I enjoyed my first visit so much that I wanted to return! On both occasions, service was speedy and I opted for a double Espresso (in fact, two Espressos) and the Eggs Benedict. The food was great. I do like a large plate of food, so... More

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Additional Information about The English Restaurant

Address: 50-52 Brushfield Street, London E1 6AG, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)20 7247 4110
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > East End / East London
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 47
Cuisine: English

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