RestaurantsLondonShoreditchE1

survey result

Summary

£14
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“East London is where you get the best pork rolls in town” – courtesy of Mark Gevaux, a former butcher who has perfected the art of BBQ baby-back ribs, from pigs reared outdoors in Norfolk and Suffolk, and his own famous ‘Holy Fuck’ sauces. Available only in Brick Lane Market on Sundays (they sell out early) and at West Ham home games.

Summary

£14
    £
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

‘Holy Fuck’ hot sauce is just one of Mark Gevaux’s unique contributions to the London street food scene. His Sunday stall – selling ribs from outdoor-reared pigs sourced from Norfolk and Suffolk farms – has only just, as of September 2021, returned to Brick Lane post-lockdown, but fans know that he also pops up at his beloved West Ham’s home games, and items are available to buy online.

Summary

£12
    £
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Unbelievably good ribs and pulled pork” continue to win top marks for street-food legend Mark Gevaux – even though he “concentrates more on his outrageously hot Holy F**k chilli sauce these days”. “The meat is melt-in-the-mouth, superbly cooked and exceptional value” – it’s “a pain that you have to wake up early-ish on a Sunday” to scoff a portion on Brick Lane, but the only other option is outside the Boleyn Tavern before West Ham home games.

Summary

£12
    £
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Unbelievably good ribs and pulled pork” continue to win top marks for street-food legend Mark Gevaux – even though he “concentrates more on his outrageously hot Holy F**k chilli sauce these days”. “The meat is melt-in-the-mouth, superbly cooked and exceptional value” – it’s “a pain that you have to wake up early-ish on a Sunday” to scoff a portion on Brick Lane, but the only other option is outside the Boleyn Tavern before West Ham home games.

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Restaurant details

No dress code

Prices

Traditional European menu

Main Pudding
£8.00 £0.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £0.00
Filter Coffee £0.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
Brick Lane, Brick Lane Market, London, E1 6HR
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
WednesdayCLOSED
ThursdayCLOSED
FridayCLOSED
SaturdayCLOSED
Sunday10 am‑2 pm

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