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Brick Lane

Spitalfields and Banglatown, London
  • Mickey Z.
    "Curry house capital of Europe"(6 Tips)
    Yara L.
    "My favorite place to visit on a sunny Sunday in London!"(2 Tips)
    Valhery E.
    "street is AWESOME...1001,rokit,vintage market"(2 Tips)
    Sergi G.
    "Go to Onethousandandone, Big Chill Bar, Rough Trade Shop..."(3 Tips)
57 Tips and reviews
  • sunday in london
  • curry
  • vintage market
  • big chill
  • Indian food
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  • Mickey Z.
    Mickey ZeeApril 14, 2012
    Curry house capital of Europe, very good bars (1001 or Big Chill in particular) and an authentic East London atmosphere. Brick Lane has so much to offer and is definitely worth a visit!
    HISTORY UKAugust 12, 2011
    This road was used as the route for transporting bricks after the Great Fire of London in 1666, hence the name. It now boasts the greatest concentration of curry houses in Britain.
  • Hani A.
    Hani AlawadiMay 9, 2013
    Good area to walk in, many good shops and Cafes around. You can walk to Old Spitalfields Market in Spitalfields.
  • Rosa T.
    Rosa ThomasFebruary 23, 2013
    Rough trade is awsome, not only great vinyl and music array but often cool music events, theme park r playing l8er this month so check the website!
  • sherahViVa™
    sherahViVa™December 31, 2012
    If you like Indian, this road has a buffet! You could probably have an entire menu eaten, just by ordering one thing from each curry garden you pass. THERE ARE THAT MANY! Seriously, almost literally.
  • Morgans Hotel Group M.
    An object lesson in East End multiculturalism, Brick Lane is home to both Bangladeshis and their gaudily lit curry houses (south end) as well as boutiques selling East London's fashionably correct Read more
  • Laurent B.
    Laurent B.September 21, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    One of the best spot in East London. An inevitable place for new londoners et visitors. Don't forget to dive in the well known Sunday's Vintage Market !
  • Will M.
    Will MMay 7, 2015
    Foodwise there are other options apart from so-so curry. Try Chez Elle for great french cuisine or the little mexican place opposite Rosa's.
  • Shawn S.
    Shawn S.October 8, 2012
    Come by on the weekends and find yourself in a place where young people over-dress to impress. Extremely entertaining experience!
  • Toni M.
    Toni MMarch 11, 2013
    Remember to pick your booze up from the local off licences as most resturant don't sell it !!!!adds to the fun
  • Shilpi R.
    Shilpi RoongtaSeptember 12, 2014
    This area reminds me of a mini, clean Mumbai! Certainly beats Oak Tree road in New Jersey! Go here to spice things up a bit!
  • Chris M.
    Chris MengelApril 30, 2010
    Avoid all Indian on this street! The closest decent one at lunch is mama Thai near spitalfields or the Clifton on whitechapel. If you can handle a longer walk go to tayyabs or the Lahore kabob house.
  • Ben P.
    Ben PrewettDecember 13, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    There's something for everyone on Bricklane. Head north for lively, young night life or south for more local curry houses.
  • Salwan F.
    Salwan FinjJune 12, 2015
    What a cool place to hang around and buy things that will make your trip to London memorable!!!
  • Fuyuhiko T.
    Fuyuhiko TakayaMarch 10, 2012
    There are many curry restaurants and vintage clothe shops.
  • Gary H.
    Gary HorSeptember 26, 2016
    Grungy side of London. And I love it!
  • Monika
    MonikaMarch 9, 2016
    Absolutely wonderful grafitti along this road. Curry houses offer decent food but are an utter tourist trap in any other way.
  • cyndi
    cyndiAugust 27, 2012
    must check out the hot beigel shop - there's a reason for that 5 metre line
  • Guillaume C.
    Guillaume ClarkeJune 4, 2016
    The best place to chill, eat, shop and drink in east london !
  • Gi
    GiJuly 31, 2015
    Must visit in every visit to London.
  • Heba .
    Heba 💜May 8, 2017
    Islamic and halal food in this hood, mostly indian food 🥘
  • The Folly B.
    The Folly BarMarch 26, 2012
    AMAZING food! A must especially at the weekend!
  • Yara L.
    Yara LuaOctober 9, 2013
    My favorite place to visit on a sunny Sunday in London!
  • Augustine G.
    Augustine GusDecember 29, 2011
    Lots of vintage "shop" open only on friday, & saturday, It's paradise!
  • thien n.
    thien nguyenApril 10, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Don't know how to choose a decent curry house? Brasserie is a good one!
  • Mieke B.
    Mieke B.November 13, 2012
    Make sure to check out Brick Lane on Sunday!
  • Lucie G.
    Lucie GratasJune 16, 2013
    My favorite neighborhood in London, just great!!
  • Plwm B.
    Plwm BwmApril 29, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Love the food market on Sundays.
  • Aurelien P.
    Aurelien P.November 29, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Check the walls..they change every weeks!
  • Hannah K.
    Hannah KathrynSeptember 16, 2012
    You'll find the best curries in London here!
  • Abi P.
    Abi PietrykiewiczMarch 21, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If you're an insomniac, like me...It's an interesting place to walk when you can't get no sleep.
  • Harpreet S.
    Harpreet SethiFebruary 4, 2011
    fantastic setting for a late night out....good curry places...
  • Sergi G.
    Sergi GCAugust 13, 2010
    Spend a lot of time at Brick Lane. Go to Onethousandandone, Big Chill Bar, Rough Trade Shop... Read more
  • Giulia L.
    Giulia LeoneMay 18, 2013
    Nice place to walk around And have a look
  • Valhery E.
    Valhery EApril 6, 2010
    all this street is AWESOME...1001,rokit,vintage market,indian restaurant,etc..
  • Gabriela 
    Gabriela June 15, 2012
    Want vintage? You're at the right place. Check out Graffiti.
  • Mary M.
    Mary McKennaMarch 31, 2013
    The girls looked at a lot of stuff but didn't buy anything - said it was all too expensive
  • Ming L.
    Ming LewDecember 12, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Ladies, Take care at night, don't walk by yourself!
  • Oh Baby London
    Oh Baby LondonSeptember 15, 2010
    Check out Oh Baby London at 162 Brick Lane for cool baby and childrenswear!!!!
  • Ditlev B.
    Ditlev BredahlMay 26, 2010
    you so absolutely needs to visit the Story Deli @ the truman brewery! Read more
  • Monica C.
    Monica ClaudinoJanuary 5, 2012
    Best sunday in London!
  • Ziad🇬🇧
    Ziad🇬🇧May 22, 2013
    Kinda trendy area.....
  • Mark J.
    Mark JansenMay 8, 2014
    People drive down here!
  • Daniel C.
    Daniel CoverdaleJuly 15, 2011
    Meals may occasionally feature a pen
  • B
    BJune 22, 2016
    Saturday markets and food stalls
  • Ronnie R.
    Ronnie RahmanApril 14, 2013
    Curry Heaven
  • Xiao X.
    Xiao XiaoJanuary 12, 2012
    Favorite place in London
  • Erwin V.
    Erwin VanheckeFebruary 21, 2015
    I don't like it when people try to lure you in their restaurant when you're just having a stroll...
  • Timothy N.
    Timothy NgwenaNovember 12, 2011
    BRICK LANE CURRY. That is all!
  • Alessio
    AlessioOctober 25, 2010
    awesome, a must see!
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