• pleasantladymain

    They've been doing a storming trade out of their street hatch in Soho, but now Pleasant Lady Jian Bing Trading Stall are bringing their Chinese snackage to Spitalfields. They'll be opening a stall in The Kitchens at Old Spitalfields Market.

    If you haven't made it down yet to the original Soho hatch in the wall, what you've been missing out on are crispy skin crepes, stuffed with savoury fillings - including aromatic Iberico Char

  • leswineCity breakfasts just got a whole load more fun with the arrival of Le Swine in Spitalfields - the first permanent spot for the popular bacon buttie street food traders.

  • Simit by Mandira is bringing bagels to Spitalfields Market 

    If you already know about Mandira from their yoghurt bar in Covent Garden, you'll be pleased to know they're making the trip to Spitalfields Market - and this time their bagels will be the order of the day with Simit by Mandira.

    As you might imagine from the name, this is mainly focused Simit Turkish bread, in bagel form. On the menu will be Halloumi + Tomato Paste, Toasted Turkish Pastrami,

  • taberna

    It's all go at Old Spitalfields Market where Nuno Mendes has moved his Portuguese restaurant Taberna do Mercado out of its bricks and mortar spot and into the market proper. He'll then be opening a wine bar and bottle shop in the old premises.

    In a post earlier this week on Instagram, Mendes said: "2018 brings quiet change, we are excited to announce that Taberna do Mercado will be moving into the Kitchens at Old Spitalfields Market...exciting times! Reinvent yourself

  • ribThe original Hawksmoor has been around for over a decade, so it was time for a revamp. We head down to see what's changed and what's new on the menu. 

  • stmalointA modern crêperie is coming to Spitalfields, and you’ll be able to take your pick of toppings, or head to the Le Moulin speakeasy in the back where staff will be on hand to mix you up calvados cocktails...

  • Bake for Syria is back in Spitalfields Market

    Exciting news for fans of cake - and all for the best possible cause - Bake For Syria is happening again on Saturday November 18th. It's all in aid of Unicef's vital work with Syrian children, and will bring together the country's very finest bakers and bakeries, in the lovely surroundings of Old Spitalfields Market.

    The inaugral event earlier this year raised more than £10,000: that's a lot of cake - with all profits going to

  • Old Spitalfields Market will feature Breddos, Berber and Q, Rok and more...

    Big changes are afoot at Old Spitalfields Market. They're launching new "Kitchens" onto the market floor and they've a pretty stellar line-up planned for them.

    There will be ten of the kitchens that will be serving the market and here's who will be in them at the start, all serving up unique dishes:

    • Berber and Qwith their Middle East and North African food,
  • Gul and Sepoy on Commercial Street will be the third restaurant from the Gunpowder teamWe get a first look inside the new restaurant from the folk behind Gunpowder and Madame D

  • Bel-Air brings wholesome LA-fare to Farringdon with their second branch The first sister restaurant of London Fields’ Wringer & Mangle’s sets up opposite Liverpool Street Station. It’s a sizable venture, with two stories, a bar, a deli, bar snacks and bottomless brunches all on the go - something for everyone, including vegans. 

  • Madame DThe people behind Gunpowder open a Himalayan restaurant.
  • Rola Wala goes permenant in Spitalfields with their sourdough naan and curriesAfter a long relationship with Street Feast, Rola Wala finally becomes a permanent fixture in Spitalfield, with their healthy do-it-yourself Indian grub, including Nagaland lamb, Bengali-spiced beef and plenty to please the vegan and gluten-free crowd too.

  • Madame D's comes to Spitalfields from the people behind Gunpowder

    What: Madame D's

    In a nutshell: Himalayan cooking on Commercial Street

    Summing it all up: The people behind Gunpowder are opening a second spot in Spitalfields. This one will be dedicated to Himalayan cooking. 

  • Galvin Hop launches the Pilsner Urquell Winter Garden

    If the idea of sitting out on terraces isn't quite your thing during winter, you'll want something that's a bit more like the Pilsner Urquell Winter Garden that's just launched beside Galvin Hop in Spitalfields. Running into the new year, it's essentially a beer tent that's been added alongside the main restaurant. Anyone can head along there from 5pm-10.30pm daily and you can hire the place out too. 


  • Som Saa lands in Spitalfields for their first permanent restaurant

    Updated 8/4/16 with opening date and 50% off food soft launch offer

    The transition of Som Saa from popup to permanent restaurant was on ours (and most other people's) lists of restaurants to watch out for in 2016. And now we've got the full details to share with you.

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