East-London is fast becoming the culinary capital of London. As you make your way to Spitalfields, you will find this much-desired dark wood-panelled restaurant that is set in a classic townhouse dating back to the 1600s. It is very often in London that you can expect to find historic and family-owned establishments that have made their way through generations. The English restaurant is no exception and certainly no stranger when it comes to producing the best in British cuisine. The restaurant setting is classic and tucked away in a part of Spitalfields that avoids the rowdy crowds. Visitors a treated to a warm abience with its white linen tablecloths, traditional table setting and mahogany furniture.
What to eat
The menu comprises of a wide selection of British favourites with recipes that have been in the family for centuries. The restaurant prides itself in utilising fresh local ingredients, and all food is made to order.
Some of the dishes that you can expect to find from the breakfast menu include A vegetarian breakfast of eggs of your choice, halloumi cheese, fried mushrooms, grilled vine tomatoes, potato cake, homemade baked beans and toast. From the dinner menu start of your experience with Seared scallops with Parma ham, parsnip puree and bottarga followed by a main of Pan-fried pork chop with mashed potato, calvados poached apple and wild mushroom sauce. A great way to round-up any dinner is with a sweet serving of dessert, in this case, Mulled poached pear, caramel sauce, ice cream.
The restaurant features a comprehensive wine menu that includes a range of local wines as some of the best imported French wines. Ask your waitor/ waitress to assist you in selecting the wine best suited to compliment your dish. There is also a selection of sparkling wined and champagne to kick off that special evening.
When to come
The restaurant is opened for breakfast right through to dinner with breakfast hours running from 8 am - 12 pm on weekdays and 10 am - 12:30 pm on weekends. As a member of the Grand Royale London Hyde Park Reward club, you might want to skip breakfast at the English restaurant and opt for the complimentary hotel breakfast. Not all is lost as you can head to the restaurant to enjoy a delicious dinner from the restaurant's al a carte menu. There is an option for a private dinner seating, or you can choose to book the restaurant out for your next private function.
Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am - 11 pm
Saturday 9.30 am - 11 pm and Sunday 9.30 am - 7 pm.
The restaurant takes reservations via their website; alternatively, members of the Premier Rewards can request the hotel concierge to arrange table bookings for you and your party. The nearest tube station to the is Liverpool Street Station and guests at Grand Royale London Hyde Park can take a short tube ride to the restaurant.
Address: 50/52 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 6AG