Hardens Guide to the Best Restaurants in London Whitechapel
Hardens guides have spent 29 years compiling reviews of the best Whitechapel restaurants. On Hardens.com you'll find details and reviews of 11 restaurants in Whitechapel and our unique survey based approach to rating and reviewing Whitechapel restaurants gives you the best insight into the top restaurants in every area and of every type of cuisine.
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1. Mr White's English Chophouse British, Modern restaurant in Whitechapel 103 - 107 New Road - E1
Mr. White’s English Chophouse By Marco Pierre WhiteMarco Pierre White was the first and youngest British chef to achieve three-Michelin stars. His good looks and devilish behaviour led to the media dubbing him ‘the original rock-star ch...
2. Lahore Kebab House Pakistani restaurant in Whitechapel 2-10 Umberston St - E1
“OMG!! Do not judge a book by its cover!” “The grand-daddy of cheap ’n’ cheerful Pakistani kebab joints” in Whitechapel has been “an East End staple” since it opened in 1972. A “huge, echoey, tiled room, with big screens showing cricket”, it’s “such amazing value” and “so damn consistent, it just keeps getting bigger, busier and better”. Top Tip – “step in at the off-licence next door for your booze”. Top Menu Tips – “the chops are special”, and it serves “the best chicken tikka ever”.
3. Sichuan Folk Chinese restaurant in Whitechapel 32 Hanbury St - E1
The “strongly authentic Sichuan food” at this “fairly basic” Brick Lane venue “may not be the best in London, but nonetheless offers a properly ‘ma la’ (numbingly spicy) experience”. It’s particularly “good value for lunch”.
4. Tayyabs Pakistani restaurant in Whitechapel 83 Fieldgate St - E1
“Queues are mad!” at this “always crazy” and “fantastically good-value” 500-seater, Punjabi BYO in the East End, which is “busy even into the late hours”, and a serious rival to the older Lahore five minutes’ walk away. Everything is “simply delicious”, with “the real highlights being the sizzling and smoking tandoori plates”: lamb chops in particular “always hit the mark”, but “everything is so fresh”.
5. Chicken Shop & Dirty Burger Chicken restaurant in Whitechapel 27a Mile End Rd - E1
“High-quality burgers” hit the spot at this funky small chain which “does the simple things well”. The outlets are “fab for families and kids – there’s something for everyone and puddings are a great crowd-pleaser”.
7. The Stable Pizza restaurant in Whitechapel 16-18 Whitechapel Road - E1
The first London outpost of a popular British chain, specialising in pizza, pies and cider, with 13 other sites across the UK in cities like Bristol, Bath, Birmingham, and Cardiff. Its Whitechapel restaurant is expected to open on 21 April - watch this space for further details.
8. Chuck Burger Burgers, etc restaurant in Whitechapel 4 Commercial Street - E1
Little sister to Spitalfield's BBQ spot Hot Box, this burger bar opens in a renovated 'classic East End London caff' in Whitechapel after a stint at Street Feast's Hawker House.
10. Townsend @ Whitechapel Gallery restaurant in Whitechapel 77-82 Whitechapel High St - E1
The latest in a series of impressive residencies at grade-II listed Whitechapel Gallery sees Nick Gilkinson (ex-Anglo and the Lambeth's Garden Museum café) and Joe Fox (ex-head chef at Petersham Nurseries) planning "a modern British dining room"; the name references the gallery's architect, Charles Harrison Townsend.
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