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Summary

£5
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Very Good
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This epic, “super-cheap” Jewish deli (nowadays “obviously in overseas guide books given the numbers of tourists in the line”) has been famous forever, thanks to its “delicious home-made beigels” and “incredible salt beef”, plus its 24/7 opening (and queue). Staff “can be very rude”, but “the brutal service is part of the charm”. Top Tip – “forget the beigel and have salt beef in a superb onion platzel – at £4.50 it’s one of London’s culinary bargains”.

Summary

£5
    £
4
Very Good
1
Poor
1
Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This epic, “super-cheap” Jewish deli (nowadays “obviously in overseas guide books given the numbers of tourists in the line”) has been famous forever, thanks to its “delicious home-made beigels” and “incredible salt beef”, plus its 24/7 opening (and queue). Staff “can be very rude”, but “the brutal service is part of the charm”. Top Tip – “forget the beigel and have salt beef in a superb onion platzel – at £4.50 it’s one of London’s culinary bargains”.

Summary

£6
    £
3
Good
1
Poor
1
Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Salt beef and salmon – what more could you ask for?” say fans of the epic filled beigels, sold at prices seemingly unchanged from the 1980s, at this famous, if dead grungy, 24/7 East End bakery. Service is of the unsmiling, Soviet-era variety.

Summary

£6
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4
Very Good
1
Poor
1
Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Long waits, hectoring staff” and “imperious queue marshalling” do nothing to diminish the rockstar status of this epic, 24/7 Brick Lane veteran, which sells the “best beigels ever, and they’re SO cheap”.

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Main Pudding
£4.10 £0.70
Drinks  
Filter Coffee £0.60
159 Brick Ln, London, E1 6SB
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑12 am
Tuesday12 pm‑12 am
Wednesday12 pm‑12 am
Thursday12 pm‑12 am
Friday12 pm‑12 am
Saturday12 pm‑12 am
Sunday12 pm‑12 am

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