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BBQ Joint££££
Spitalfields and Banglatown, London
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  • Ben M.
    "Bottomless brunch was fantastic..we had huevos rancheros,..."(3 Tips)
    Di K.
    "Beef ribs are just perfect!"(4 Tips)
    Brad T.
    "5 different types of bloodies"(2 Tips)
    Tee
    "Meat here is very good, especially the beef and pork ribs!"(3 Tips)
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  • Jon G.
    Jon GoldFebruary 8, 2015
    Probably the best BBQ in London. Menu is small but perfectly formed; everything was delicious; cocktails were great and staff were friendly. Get the Mac & Cheese, and literally any of the meats.
  • Emma C.
    Emma CheungNovember 29, 2015
    Loving the current menu❤️ get a big group together so you can trip a bit of everything. The beef short rib and barbecoa were amazing, as was the bone marrow to start.
  • Eleni S.
    Eleni SardiMarch 15, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Really good - the meats are full of flavour, you hardly need that sauce! Coleslaw is a good option to balance the meat-fest. Can't wait to go back for brunch. 👍👍
  • Brad T.
    Brad TOctober 3, 2015
    As if the 5 different types of bloodies weren't enough (5!), they also have an outstanding brunch menu with to die for (streaky) bacan and great service in this quaint space.
  • Ben M.
    Ben MacklinFebruary 1, 2016
    Bottomless brunch was fantastic..we had huevos rancheros, eggs benedict & meat hash, washed down with some great bloody Mary's!
  • Chris E.
    Chris EvansNovember 19, 2016
    Forget the burger and get the beef rib. So good. Also deep fried Oreos were much better than I expected.
  • Joan D.
    Joan DuongSeptember 20, 2016
    Absolutely delicious. Bunch burger was awesome and the chicken waffle was tender and Mac and cheese was yummy
  • Justin D.
    Justin DombrowskiDecember 24, 2015
    Really glad to see solid dry rub BBQ making it across the pond with such quality. Good job, guys.
  • María
    MaríaFebruary 15, 2015
    Go downstairs for some handsome cocktails, great service and comfy sofas.
  • La Dolce Vita
    La Dolce VitaJanuary 28
    Bottomless brunch: £25 for 2-hour unlimited mix and match of Prosecco, Mimosa's and 5 types of Bloody Marys.
  • Michael W.
    Michael WilsonJanuary 29, 2015
    The Hotbox smoked selection gives you the best of everything! The meat is cooked and seasoned so well!
  • Jayla P.
    Jayla PeperempeJanuary 20, 2015
    The Selection was great! Couldn't get enough of the Mac & Cheese. Oh, the pork ribs were perfect!
  • 【 @tin_fish 】
    【 @tin_fish 】February 6, 2015
    Really good idea. Lacked a little on execution. Had the food been hot, I'd have said best BBQ place in London.
  • Moe A.
    Moe AboulkheirSeptember 19, 2016
    Chicken wing appetiser was unfortunately close to room temperature when served, but the Iberico pork steak was flavoured & cooked incredibly
  • Liam R.
    Liam ReynoldsJuly 19, 2016
    The chicken wings in a fish sauce glaze are just incredible. An absolute must.
  • Tee
    TeeFebruary 11, 2015
    Meat here is very good, especially the beef and pork ribs! But not the best value for money...
  • San C.
    San ChowJanuary 30, 2015
    Had the meat selection and best bit was the Beef, mushrooms were good as well.
  • Jayla P.
    Jayla PeperempeJanuary 20, 2015
    Get the Mac & Cheese and the pork ribs!
  • Nadia P.
    Nadia PanagouDecember 30, 2015
    Great food! Love the weekend brunch menu
  • Olivia K.
    Olivia KnightNovember 30, 2016
    The beef rib is a life changer - take my money!!!
  • Sin F.
    Sin FMarch 1, 2015
    One of the best brunch experiences so far
  • Daren W.
    Daren WilliamsJanuary 31, 2016
    Noisy - bad acoustics, then loud music. Food is good, interesting combos such as fried chicken on waffles, but heavy with little veg
  • Katerina A.
    Katerina AnnaOctober 27, 2015
    I went on a weekday at 12pm, which is their opening time. In an empty shop the music was SO loud that I had to leave
  • Bellaco
    BellacoApril 25, 2015
    Probably best bbq ribs in town. Delicious brunch.
  • Jennifer H.
    Jennifer HardiAugust 16, 2015
    Definitely must try the egg benedicts!
  • Ryan M.
    Ryan MurphyDecember 23, 2016
    Amazing for all meat & BBQ lovers.
  • Raquel d.
    Raquel de MenesesAugust 22, 2015
    TOP 3: Pulled pork, beef and brisket.
  • Bálint B.
    Bálint BakóFebruary 25, 2015
    Pulled pork, Spicy food, Craft beer
  • Marvin A.
    Marvin Asare2 weeks ago
    Great food and great service!
  • Di K.
    Di KadyrovaAugust 28, 2016
    Beef ribs are just perfect!
  • Paolo T.
    Paolo TNovember 16, 2016
    Outstanding meal
  • Boon K.
    Boon KohJune 7, 2015
    Good ribs, but expensive (£16 per portion)
  • Cat G.
    Cat GallagJune 16, 2015
    Huevos rancheros were yum !
  • O L.
    O LJune 12, 2016
    The skillet is 👌
  • Shannon E.
    Shannon EaganSeptember 22, 2016
    Bottomless brunch
  • Alistair
    AlistairNovember 26, 2015
    Great burgers!
  • Sarah M.
    Sarah MillsMarch 8, 2015
    Nice but overpriced. Def not worth it.
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