Fora Recommends: Best street food near Brick Lane

October 2019

 

Brick Lane may be famous for its row of top-rated curry houses (and rightly so) – but it’s now earning a name for itself on the street food scene. Stalls are popping up everywhere, from Shoreditch High Street down to Aldgate East. Next time you’re hankering for lunch, head to one of our five favourites:

 

Brick Lane Food Hall

The Old Truman Brewery is Brick Lane’s creative quarter, and today it’s also a foodie hotspot thanks to Brick Lane Food Hall. It’s a delight. There are over 30 stalls, all chosen because they represent multi-cultural London. Take a trip around the world on your lunch breaks, from Morocco to Malaysia. If you’ve got a client meeting, take them out for a coffee at the food hall’s Brick Lane Café for a sit down somewhere lively. And why not pay the hall a visit in the evening for a drink at the Brick Lane Bar.

Suvlaki

Right at the top of Brick Lane, near Shoreditch High Street, you’ll find Suvlaki. It brings Greek street food to the East End of London with its delicious wraps and skewers. They do things properly here, with a robata-style grill and top quality, no chemical charcoal. Choose from corn-fed chicken, wild boar, spicy prawn, veggie options and more.

Brick Lane Sunday Upmarket

If you’re in Brick Lane on a Sunday, The Old Truman Brewery hosts another fabulous street food market in Ely’s Yard. There are yet more stalls serving food from across the globe, including an Indian Turkish fusion that you should really try.

The Rib Man

Another Sunday-only option, The Rib Man is a once-a-week treat – and what a feast it is. The former butcher sells rolls and wraps stuffed with top-quality meat sourced from outdoor reared pigs. You can also just get racks on their own. Get there early before it’s all gone.

 

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