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The English Restaurant

50-52 Brushfield Street, London E1 6AG, England
+44 20 7247 4110
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50-52 Brushfield Street, London E1 6AG, England
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

We ate here recently for breakfast. Nephew had a bacon sarnie, OH a sausage one and both really enjoyed them, thick bread with lots of meat. scrambled egg on toast came with the same tasty thick white bread and the eggs were well made. It...More

Thank AnanB
Reviewed August 14, 2017

A client took me here for dinner. Rustic decor but comfy. The menu offering was decent. I had the squid to start - decent batter, quite light - and the fillet for the main. The steak was tender but a bit dry. The mashed potatoes...More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Popped in for breakfast on a Saturday morning and was pleasantly surprised. The area is full of brash chains in contrast this place is a quiet friendly oasis. I enjoyed a pint with my breakfast - eggs benedict which was tasty and well presented, the...More

Thank David L
Reviewed July 24, 2017

We were fortunate to be introduced to this amazing restaurant on our East Food Tour. We only got to taste the most amazing bread and butter pudding with custard sauce, Oh my mouth watering. Don't miss out on this.

Thank 15gigi
Reviewed July 4, 2017

My partner and I both had the Full English breakfast. It's a bit more pricey than other places, £9.20 for the breakfast, plus extra for tea and orange juice. Saying that, it was nice and I guess you get to enjoy the ambience of a...More

Thank Yvonne E
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Delicious sausage, good quality bread, crispy bacon, perfectly cooked placed eggs, oodles of big juicy mushrooms and scrummy home made hash browns. This placed definitely rocked for breakfast and the price did too! We will be back to try the black pudding next time!

1  Thank D P
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

On arrival we were presented with a glass of bubbly. I had noted in the booking that it was our anniversary. What a delight ft touch. Menu had a good variety including specials for the day. We had crab on toast & soup for starters....More

1  Thank pcb110
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

The four of us decided to try this for breakfast for a change of the hotel menu. So glad we did all had a cracking breakfast nothing left on any of our plates, food was tasty and the freshly squeezed orange juice was very refreshing

2  Thank Hels72bels
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a late casual lunch of starters and desserts only which were very good - chocolate fondant is outstanding. Good wine and coffee too. Surprisingly quiet for a Sunday afternoon but good atmosphere and bright seating area which was perfect for us. Extremely good and...More

1  Thank Albutt
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

A friend hired the upstairs room for a private dinner on what turned out to be the hottest night of the year. Choice of delicious fishcakes with lovely mixed vegetables and couscous or individual vegetable quiches with salad followed by claret jelly (never had this...More

2  Thank MsSLawrence
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March 3, 2016|
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Response from Julia S | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, they serve Sunday Lunch from 1pm till closing on Sunday's. If you can book it and request a booth depending on the size of your party. I hope that helps. Best regards and enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50-52 Brushfield Street, London E1 6AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Spitalfields
  • Neighborhood: Spitalfields
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7247 4110
  • E-mail
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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