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Chez Elles

#21 of 17,834 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Spitalfields
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45 Brick Lane, London E1 6PU, England
+44 20 7247 9699
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Today
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We only came here for drinks but even upon entering it felt like being in a small French town wine bar with French conversations being all around us. Even when I had tried to reserve a table on the phone the waitress spoke French it was great! The staff are polite and even the menu was a large wine bottle!... More 

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Thank Rkalakoti
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the cheese and meat plank and wine. We really liked it! Romantic ambiance and good service. Would recommend this place.

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Thank Amadvice
Harpenden, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well that was my wife's description! Everything about our evening here was first class, The welcome on arrival, the service throughout the meal, (okay all the staff are French and us English are seduced by a French accent!), the food was beautifully cooked and full of flavour, from the snails, salmon, veal, cod, tartare de beouf to the tarte tatin... More 

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Thank Mark F
Marly-le-Roi, France
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been there several times and it was nice everytime. The waitresses are cool and the place is cosy. I recommand.

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Thank Alexandre C
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our dinner at Chez Elles. If you want to spend a nice evening with delightful food, this is your place. We had: - Cromesquis de St Marcelin aux herbes - (delightful) - Planche fromage-charcuterie - (we were two but the quantity is enough to share up to four people) - Moules Marinières a la crème, frites maison... More 

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Thank Pablo S
London
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111 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always look forward to lunch at Chez Elles. It's a handy location, slightly away from the beaten track for those that work in the City and a great area to explore if a tourist. The restaurant itself is nicely set out and we had a long table for 6. Chez Elles caters for couples and large tables equally well.... More 

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1 Thank Lisa C
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our lunch at Chez Elles. It is a quaint little spot with excellent French food. And the house wines were excellent as well.

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Thank Damon G
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always have a great time at Chez Elles! This is home away from home, a bit of France in the middle of Brick lane. Impeccable service, the rillettes and escargots remain my favourite starters! We had the onglet as main and it was perfectly cooked. The tartare is also a must ;-) We will come back again and again!... More 

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Thank Marine_dh
Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We found this place using TripAdvisor which was spot on with its rating. Everything about the place was spot on. The food choice was good, nicely presented and tasty. Good value for money and the service was as good as you would find anywhere.

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1 Thank Digory
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2017

A small but super cosy French restaurant. It makes you feel as you were transported to Paris! Really busy, very attentive staff, good French meniu. Worth the visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$61
Cuisine
Wine Bar, French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Brick Lane, London E1 6PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Spitalfields
  • Neighborhood: Spitalfields
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7247 9699
Description
French Bistro

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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