Arkansas Cafe

 
 

THIS VENUE IS NOW CLOSED FOR BUSINESS. SEE ALTERNATIVE American Cuisine

ADDRESS
Unit 12 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, Old Spitalfield's Market, London E1 6AA 
 
TELEPHONE
 

Nearby

 
  • Visitor Information

For meat eaters this is quite simply a paradise. The Arkansas is a homely looking place with a few chairs and tables on the edge of Spitalfields Market, and all the meat served here is sourced, fresh and delicious, from the nearby traders. Everything is grilled, and served with a good choice of generous side orders like chips or cabbage in the best home-made style. The honest-to-goodness cooking brings out the flavours of the meat in a spectacular fashion. Deliciously smoky, crisply cooked poultry and steaks are left succulent and tender on the inside. Truly this is a mouth-watering experience, as the aroma of the grill will give an edge to your hunger from the moment you sit down. Luckily the service is fast and friendly. Probably the best grill in London.

Notes:
Outdoor dining.
No reservations Sunday.
Takeaway available.

 

LondonTown.com - Arkansas Cafe Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
1 minutes walk
 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Arkansas Cafe on LondonTown.com

 
London Calendar 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Arkansas Cafe

Near Arkansas Cafe
Rez Apartments London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £100  34% off
26 Widegate Street, E1 | 3 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
Rez Apartments London are a family run, boutique property in the financial district of London. Located in the heart of The City and nearby to Hoxton ... More
 
 
 
196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £87  31% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 3 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
From studio apartments to one and two beds, 196 Bishopsgate offers a full range of self-catering flats that give you more independence than a hotel. Apartments ... More
 
 
 
Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £110  24% off
40 Liverpool Street, EC2M | 5 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terence Conran's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hawksmoor Spitalfields
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
157a Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
Longhorn cattle traditionally reared in North Yorkshire, hung for at least 28 days and simply cooked on a real charcoal grill at the Hawksmoor. This is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
East India House, 109-117 Middlesex Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
Marco Pierre White has taken over East India House (formerly Lanes) in the City and turned it into a Steakhouse & Grill. The emphasis ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Steak Exchange
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
2 Exchange Square, EC2A | 4 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Dining near Arkansas Cafe

Near Arkansas Cafe
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Square Pie
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Spitalfields Market, 16 Horner Square, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Arkansas Cafe
The fresh face of a new generation of pies for the 21st century! The trusty pie has shed its staid, orthodox image and had a makeover ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Patisserie Valerie
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
37 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Arkansas Cafe
The standard is consistently high throughout the PV chain and this modern, light Spitalfields venue with gelataria, patisserie, ciabatta bar and cafe is no exception. There ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Daily Grind
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
71 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Arkansas Cafe
Occupying one corner of Spitalfield Market, the Daily Grind is a popular place to stop for a coffee in between business meetings during the week and ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Arkansas Cafe

Near Arkansas Cafe
Today Only
Evening Sessions: Aniya Das
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 22nd July 2014 - 6pm-10pm
Cafe 1001, 1 Dray Walk, Brick Lane, E1 | 5 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
The London-based singer performs commercial pop....More
 
 
 
Today Only
Printout
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 22nd July 2014 - 6.30pm-11pm
The Book Club, 100-106 Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 9 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
Come and discover the secrets of eternal editorial youth with three magazines....More
 
 
 
Today Only
London School Of Samba Rainha Da Bateria Competition 2014
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Tuesday 22nd July 2014 - 5pm-2am
Favela London, 91-93 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, EC2A | 11 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
The current carnival Queen Jo will hand over her crown to someone new. Each year the London School of Samba elects a Rainha da Bateria (Queen ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Arkansas Cafe

Near Arkansas Cafe
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 2 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
Built in 1891-94 by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Bishopsgate Institute's facade has a theme of arts and crafts. Inside you will find 19th century tiling, a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
Popular with the Shoreditch crowd on the weekends, The Old Truman Brewery houses more than 200 small, creative businesses, a bar and several areas for hire. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ClueQuest
London > Entertainment >
11 Plough Yard, EC2A | 6 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
Following Pinky and the Brain's failed attempt at taking over the world, it's now time for another mouse to have a crack at it. Having escaped ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Arkansas Cafe

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Arkansas Cafe
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Raven Row
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
56 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
Raven Row, a non-profit contemporary art centre in Spitalfields, not far from the Market, opened to the public on 28th February 2009. The name - nothing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dennis Severs' House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
The brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs' House at 18 Folgate Street captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as experienced ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Arkansas Cafe

The best shops and markets near Arkansas Cafe
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Old Spitalfields Market
London > Shopping > Markets
1 Crispin Place, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Arkansas Cafe
Nestled in the heart of the city, in the shadow of Christ Church, Spitalfields Market marries market stalls with modern shops and restaurants. Where the delightful ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lola's Cupcakes, Spitalfields
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Bishops Square, E1 | 1 minute from Arkansas Cafe
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
A Gold
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Arkansas Cafe
As absurd as it may seem, A Gold is one of the only delis in London to specialise entirely in British produce. Touted as "the village ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Arkansas Cafe

Near Arkansas Cafe
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 10 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 15 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Arkansas Cafe

Arkansas Cafe gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1 | 5 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, EC1V | 19 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Arkansas Cafe

The best pubs near London Arkansas Cafe.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, EC2M | 6 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 9 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
Ideally located away from the chaos of the City and in the trendy and thriving Shoreditch area, The Fox is a stylish gastropub offering food and ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Arkansas Cafe

Arkansas Cafe clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, E1 | 1 minute from Arkansas Cafe
Inspired by its sister bar, the long-standing Smiths of Smithfield, Smiths Spitalfields follows in its famous sibling's footsteps as an all-day dining venue celebrating the best ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch House
London > Nightlife > Bars
Ebor Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
In a former tea warehouse in the part of town where the City meets the East End you'll find another off-shoot from Soho House founder Nick ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
Vibe Bar manages to be both chilled out and cutting edge. Located inside the Truman Brewery on trendy Brick Lane, you can come here to drink ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Arkansas Cafe

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Arkansas Cafe.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Andaz Liverpool Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 5 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terrence Conran's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
30 St Mary Axe - Top Floor Restaurant at The Gherkin
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 7 minutes from Arkansas Cafe
... More
 
 
 
 
 

Hotels Near

Arkansas Cafe

 
 
Near Arkansas Cafe All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near Arkansas Cafe

 
 
 
Super Swing Pit
Sporting Events | Until 17th August 2014 

Bishopsgate Institute 2 minutes walk from Arkansas Cafe

Take the beginner taster class at the start of the night and then enjoy the sounds of the vintage DJs ...More

We Are Funny: Comedy Show
Comedy | On 22nd July 2014 

Dirty Dick's 3 minutes walk from Arkansas Cafe

A classic stand up comedy show filled with acts of various experience, some trying new material and some doing their ...More

We Love Comedy
Comedy | On 22nd July 2014 

The Pipeline 4 minutes walk from Arkansas Cafe

...More

To Rococo Rot
Concerts | On 22nd July 2014 

Rough Trade East 4 minutes walk from Arkansas Cafe

The three-piece band who are based in Berlin performs their own take on post-rock and electronica....More

Saints & Sinners' Group Show
Exhibitions | Until 3rd August 2014 

StolenSpace Gallery 4 minutes walk from Arkansas Cafe

An exhibition featuring new works from Alex Yanes, Allison Hueman, Andrew McAttee,...More

Evening Sessions: Aniya Das
Concerts | On 22nd July 2014 

Cafe 1001 5 minutes walk from Arkansas Cafe

The London-based singer performs commercial pop....More

Songbook
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 22nd July 2014 

Apples And Pears 6 minutes walk from Arkansas Cafe

...More

The Veils
Concerts | On 22nd July 2014 

Village Underground 6 minutes walk from Arkansas Cafe

Five-piece indie band from London....More

Children's Commission: Francis Upritchard
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 6 minutes walk from Arkansas Cafe

An installation inspired by craft traditions from Brazil and New Zealand, featuring a two metre long papier-mache dinosaur and other ...More

Giulio Paolini: To be or not to be
Giulio Paolini: To be or not to be
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 6 minutes walk from Arkansas Cafe

Italian artist Giulio Paolini (b.1940) believes that a work of art is not just itself in the here and now ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near Arkansas Cafe

From cheap budget accommodation to luxury 5 star suites see our special offers for Arkansas Cafe hotels, including Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel from 79% off.