Eat East  

 
 
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151-153 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 6BJ
 
 
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Eat EastEat East appears from the outside to be an attractive, run-of-the-mill Chinese restaurant, with a bland pastel decor and small bar dividing a comfortable Dining Hall. Subtle touches like the smart modern design of the furniture and the calm, atmosphere are things you only notice when you come in for a meal.

There is a similar attention to detail taken with the menu. Although offering very little that is not on the menus of every restaurant in Chinatown, it far shorter than the huge lists that you get in most Chinese restaurants, with much of the dross removed. The chef's specialities were easy to identify, and well worth choosing, the highlights of a meal that showed just how good cheap-and-cheerful Chinese food can be.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
2 minutes walk
 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £97  23% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 5 minutes from Eat East
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
 
 
 
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222 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from Eat East
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Eat East, 38 Great Eastern Street, EC2A | 6 minutes from Eat East
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91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Eat East
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Smiths Spitalfields
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109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Eat East
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The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Eat East
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