Best Restaurants in Spitalfields
It's a trendy East London district formed around Commercial Street, Brick Lane and the bustling marketplace, and it's brimming with excellent places to eat no matter what time of day. Wet your appetite with a glance at our guide to restaurants in Spitalfields, featuring quirky curry houses, boozy brunch havens, British bistros and sumptuous seafood escapes.
Partnering with Spitalfields Market favourite Monty's Deli for a local special, Honest Burgers dishing up drool-worthy juicy beef burgers topped with pastrami, emmental, and sauerkraut. Alongside this, they've got a selection of brunch toasties and classic buns to fill any burger cravings.
Craving something with a little extra spice? Pop by Rosa's Thai Cafe and explore their selection of drunken noodles, salmon red curry and signature panang curry to get your pulse racing. A fave for casual dining in the Spitalfields area, its welcoming feel makes it a top choice for group dining.
Situated two minutes away from Liverpool Station, Revolve Brassiere is coming in hot with its stellar French fare. Chow down on everything from burgers to south coast lobsters and beef tartare. Pair your meal with cocktails such as margs and negronis.
Situated on Liverpool Street, Merchant & Weaver is the perfect place for after work drinks and date nights. Boasting a range of craft beer, cocktails, and seasonal plates, the venue is a must if you prefer fine dining in a chilled area.
The Breakfast Club are a classic when it comes to getting a brunch fix, whatever time of day that may be for you. Stop by their Spitalfields outpost and you'll get to feast on waffles, pancakes, fry-ups and maybe even get the chance to explore their secret basement bar.
Once home to the site of King Henry VIII's weapons practice ground, The Gun is a charming British boozer in Spitalfields with plenty of historical decor to gaze at while sipping on real ales. Hungry? Chow down on homemade British classics, we hear the Sunday roast is a must.
Fancy a fried chicken fix? Absurd Bird are your guys, with their menu of lip-smacking juicy fried goodies. Settle into the plush booths and munch away on delicious dishes inspired by the soulful flavours of the American South in style.
Canto Corvino have expanded on their successes in Chelsea and the City with their Spitalfields venture, handing out plates of hearty Italian grub to eager East London diners. Staying true to their roots, their breakfast, lunch and dinner offerings are made up of rustic recipes and home cooking.
A Commercial Street mainstay, Som Saa has won over crowds with its menu of fresh, vibrant flavours inspired by travels across Thailand. Specialty dishes include the gaeng mussaman (duck curry to you and I) and the deep-fried seabass, nahm dtok pla thort.
If seafood tickles your fancy, The Wright Brothers is the Spitalfields restaurant for you. With their focus on 'sea-to-plate' dining, the eye-catching venue features underwater colours, a large seawater tank of fresh shellfish and sustainable plates that are sure to entice.
Just off Commercial Street, Gunpowder serves authentic dishes from that bring authentic flavours of India to the heart of East London. Taking residency in an old curry house, it's a central Spitalfields spot that's an essential visit for spice fanatics.
Carnivores, bare those pointy gnashers and prepare to chomp away on some seriously satisfying smoked meat specials. HotBox is an East London restaurant serving sizzling hot prime cuts, finished off with sensational seasoning to take you on a tasting trip across the globe.