Spitalfields

  • Test Driving the original (but revamped) Hawksmoor

    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. 

  • L'Ami Malo modern creperie is coming to Spitalfields

    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

    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

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

    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,
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  • Gul and Sepoy on Commercial Street will be the third restaurant from the Gunpowder team

    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

  • Wringer & Mangle opens its first sister restaurant in Liverpool Street

    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. 

  • Rola Wala goes permenant in Spitalfields with their sourdough naan and curries

    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

    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

    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. 

    Obviously,

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  • Som Saa lands in Spitalfields for their first permanent restaurant

    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.

    The team,

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  • Origins Of takes over the kitchens at Blessing's in Spitalfields

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    There's a new Middle Eastern-inspired pop up hitting Spitalfields next month. Origins Of is a partnership between longtime friends Abdulla Amin and Hugo Toland (the consultant behind Street Feast). Even the menu's been worked on for three years, starting when Abdulla was living and working in Kazakhstan.

    On the menu you'll find spice infused fried chicken, buttermilk soaked cauliflower florets and their own take on falafel, served on charred flat breads, as a

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  • Galvin restaurants to launch deluxe pub HOP in Spitalfields

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    The team behind much-loved London restaurants Galvin have launched HOP in Spitalfields market. Opening in place of Galvin Cafe a vin, Galvin’s HOP will swap wine for beer bringing fresh Pilsner Urquell Tank Beer (served in the same style as at Duck & Rice), a range of craft beers, wine on tap by OW Loeb and an entirely new menu featuring classic pub dishes as well as a range of premium hot dogs.

    The menu at HOP will feature pub dishes and it's been designed by

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  • Nuno goes back to his roots - we Test Drive Taberna do Mercado

    Nuno Mendes almost manages to open a new restaurant on the quiet. But once news gets out, this is going to be every bit as hard to get into as Chiltern Firehouse.

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