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49 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 7RG
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
12pm-3pm & 6pm-11pm
 
PRICES
£25-£35 (three course meal)
 

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BrawnAfter the success of Terroirs Wine Bar in Covent Garden, the owners behind it have tried their luck with a second venture, this time in the heart of the East End. Brawn, a unique restaurant named after a peasant dish of potted pig's head or 'fromage de tete', as it's known in France, is a bistro and wine bar serving full-blooded dishes alongside a formidable wine list.  The British, French and Mediterranean influences are clear to see in the menu - think artisan cheeses, plates of meat, salads, terrines and classic European desserts. Located on the legendary Columbia Road, famous for its flower market, this promises to be a great addition to the fashionable location, adding both brains and, er, brawn.

 

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Whitechapel Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
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Hoxton Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Sclater Street Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £112  38% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 8 minutes from Brawn
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £155  22% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from Brawn
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  42% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 12 minutes from Brawn
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
 
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Blanchette Brick Lane
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
204 Brick Lane, E1 | 7 minutes from Brawn
Bringing a piece of Parisian chic to Brick Lane, Blanchette Brick Lane builds on the success of its Soho original with a second restaurant, in east ... More
 
 
 
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Petit Pois Bistro
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
9 Hoxton Square, N1 | 10 minutes from Brawn
Inspired by classic French bistros, Petit Pois Bistro brings a taste of the continental to London. Sitting quietly in Hoxton Square, the understated restaurant puts the ... More
 
 
 
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Leroy
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
18 Phipp Street, EC2A | 12 minutes from Brawn
From the team behind the (now closed) Michelin-starred Ellory, Leroy is a wine bar and Bistro where the food is simple and the wine is superb. ... More
 
 
 
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Laxeiro
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
93 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Brawn
Superior rough-and-ready Spanish restaurant that is always packed. Laxeiro is a tiny place with a hectic pace, especially on the weekends - and Sundays in particular ... More
 
 
 
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The Royal Oak
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Brawn
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Jones Dairy Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
23 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Brawn
A century ago this was a working Welsh dairy, but for some decades now it has been a chirpy cafe attached to an excellent cheese shop. ... More
 
 
 
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Brawn, 136 Kingsland Road, E2 | 6 minutes from Brawn
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21 Club Row, E2 | 7 minutes from Brawn
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Rich Mix Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 8 minutes from Brawn
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different ... More
 
 
 
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Rich Mix Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E16LA | 8 minutes from Brawn
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StART Space
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
150 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Brawn
Art gallery on Columbia Road. You can also pick up a cup of coffee here from 9am till 3pm each Sunday so you can enjoy a ... More
 
 
 
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Seamus Ryan Sunday Shoots
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 1 minute from Brawn
Like most things on and around Columbia Road, Seamus Ryan's studio is only open on Sundays. The rest of the time Seamus works on high end ... More
 
 
 
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Hackney City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Goldsmiths Row, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from Brawn
This inner city site next to Haggerston Park was used as a farm as far back as the early 1800s when fresh produce was grown here ... More
 
 
 
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Treacle
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
110-112 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Brawn
Just like its name, this unique establishment sandwiched in the middle of Columbia Road flower market is sweet, sticky and finger-licking good. Full of traditional, essentially ... More
 
 
 
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Supernice
London > Shopping > Art and Design
106 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Brawn
Supernice founder Louise Sandor specialises in super cool design ideas for your home. As a wholesale distributor of niche interior and gift brands you'll find labels ... More
 
 
 
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Ryantown
London > Shopping > Art and Design
126 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Brawn
Robert Ryan makes beautiful paper cut designs and screen prints that are exquisite, sentimental and poignant. These delicate designs, adorned with words - sometimes romantic, sometimes ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 5 minutes from Brawn
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
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 12 minutes from Brawn
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 17 minutes from Brawn
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure >
4 Ebor Street, E1 | 9 minutes from Brawn
After three years of pop ups in places like the Truman Brewery, the shuffleboard experts, the London Shuffle Club, have a permanent home in Shoreditch from ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 11 minutes from Brawn
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
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 11 minutes from Brawn
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
 
 
 
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The Royal Oak
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Brawn
You might just recognise this pub off the telly - it has featured in the Kray's film, sitcom Good Night Sweetheart and even Blue Peter. The ... More
 
 
 
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Fanny Nelsons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
32 Horatio Street, E2 | 2 minutes from Brawn
At risk of being converted into a block of flats when it closed, east London boozer Nelsons Head was saved by its beloved locals in 2016, ... More
 
 
 
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The Sebright Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31-35 Coate Street, Hackney, London E2 | 6 minutes from Brawn
Located in Bethnal Green, The Sebright Arms in a good honest pub with a history in hosting entertainment (particularly live music and comedy) brought to you ... More
 
 
 
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Sager + Wilde
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
193 Hackney Road, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from Brawn
A wine bar which began as a pop-up hosting wine nights in a former bank vault in Shoreditch, Sager + Wilde is run by husband and ... More
 
 
 
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Brewhouse & Kitchen Hoxton
London > Nightlife > Bars
397 Geffrye Street, E2 | 6 minutes from Brawn
Underneath the arches of Hoxton Station, on the site where the Beagle used to be, Brewhouse & Kitchen is an ... More
 
 
 
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The Star Of Bethnal Green
London > Nightlife > Bars
359 Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from Brawn
Opened in 2008, The Star of Bethnal Green has been a landmark of the London pub scene for a ... More
 
 
 
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 9 minutes from Brawn
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 13 minutes from Brawn
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 14 minutes from Brawn
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
 
 
 
 

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Waiting for myself to appear
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Gum Takes Tooth
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Afro Dance Explosion: A Change Is Coming
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Freaky Friday
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Cargo 9 minutes walk from Brawn

Deepozz, Late At Night and Wade Teo spin commercial garage, R&B and hip hop tracks....More

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