Mesón Los Barriles
Christ Church Spitalfields
This imposing English baroque structure, with a tall spire sitting on a portico of four great Tuscan columns, was designed by Nicholas...
Dennis Severs' House
This extraordinary Georgian House is set up as if its occupants had just walked out the door. There are half-drunk cups of tea, lit...
It’s a distinctly bohemian crowd that mixes in the cosy, traditional interior of this brilliant Spitalfields boozer. While it’s famous...
For these Wright Brothers, the oyster's their world: they operate the Duchy of Cornwall oyster farm on Prince Charle's estate. This chic...
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Avoid the chain-gang restaurants that now dominate the newly ‘regenerated’ (read sterile and corporate-friendly) Spitalfields market and stick to the old school with this long-established family restaurant. While the fresh fish here is great, the real draw is the excellent selection of tapas (£3.50 to £11.95). Sawdust on the floor and air-dried hams overhead add to the rustic market feel of the place.