The English Restaurant - An independent, family-owned restaurant on the fringe of the City. 50-52 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1

The English Restaurant Menu

  • Christmas 2017
  • À la carte
  • Fixed Price Menu
  • Breakfast
  • High Tea
THE ENGLISH RESTAURANT.

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Christmas 2017

Vegetarian menu, three courses, £29 per person
Beetroot carpaccio, warm goat's cheese and walnut salad
Mulligatawny soup
Butter bean cassoulet steamed pudding with a rosemary jus and braised red cabbage
Wild mushroom Bourguignon with pearl barley and purple kale

Christmas menu, 3 courses, £33 per person
Pressed tongue with pickled pears
Scallops with shaved fennel salad and focaccia (£2 suppl.)
Duck liver parfait, prunes soaked in Armagnac and sourdough
Beetroot salmon gravadlax, chive cream and blinis
Mulligatawny soup

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Roast turkey with chestnut stuffing and all the trimmings
Salmon fillet in pastry with kohlrabi, apple and horseradish slaw
61° goose breast with quince jelly and port wine gravy, roast potatoes and braised red cabbage (£5 suppl.)
Herb-coated monkfish, prawn and mussel bisque with saffron risotto (£5 suppl.)
Venison braised in red wine with chestnuts, served with a celeriac purée and spinach (£2 suppl.)

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Desserts for both menus
Port wine jelly with Chantilly cream and a shortbread petticoat tail
Plum pudding and brandy custard
Pear poached in red wine with stem ginger ice cream
Chocolate and orange tartlet with Cointreau cream
An additional cheese course is available at £5 per person


THE ENGLISH RESTAURANT.

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À la carte Menu

Fresh rock oysters 6-£12, 9-£18, 12-£22
Oyster fritters served with tartare sauce 6-£14, 12-£26
Devilled whitebait with tartare sauce £8.50
Kentish charcuterie with gherkins, silver-skin onions and bread £13.00
Salt and chilli squid with lime mayonnaise £10.50
Fillet of beef carpaccio, artichoke hearts and shaved parmesan £8.50
(v) Butternut squash, beetroot, quinoa salad with lemon dressing £8.50
Pan-fried scallops, salsify fondant, rocket mayonnaise £10.50
Grouse ballotine with game consommé £10.50
Soup of the day with sourdough, ask for details...£6.50
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Duck breast à l'orange with fondant potatoes and buttered kale £17.50
(v) Wild mushroom & Puy lentil pasty, celeriac puree and spinach £15.50
Mussels cooked in white wine (cream optional), hand-cut chips £16.00
Steak and onion pudding with Savoy cabbage and bacon £17.00
Seafood platter, shaved fennel and sun-dried tomato salad, aioli £19.50
Ale battered fish and hand-cut chips served with tartare sauce £17.00
Calves' liver with champ potatoes, crispy bacon & braised shallot £16.00
Rib-eye...£18.50 or Fillet steak...£23.00, hand-cut chips and salad, Béarnaise or peppercorn sauce

For daily specials, Pie and Catch of the Day, please ask for details.

Vegetable of the day / herb mash / mixed salad £4.50
Hand-cut chips £5.50
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All desserts £7.50
Berry cheesecake
Sticky toffee pudding with clotted cream
Bread and butter pudding with custard
Stuffed baked apples in a Calvados custard
Hot chocolate fondant with vanilla ice cream (15 mins)

Selection of cheeses with bread, homemade chutney and biscuits £8.50

THE ENGLISH RESTAURANT.

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Fixed Price Menu

£31.50 for three courses

Fresh rock oysters (suppl. £2)
Kentish charcuterie with gherkins, silver-skin onions and bread (suppl. £2)
Fillet of beef carpaccio, artichoke hearts and shaved parmesan
(v) Butternut squash, beetroot and quinoa salad with lemon dressing
Pan-fried scallops, salsify fondant, rocket mayonnaise (suppl. £1)
Grouse ballotine in a game consommé (suppl. £1)
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Duck breast à l'orange with fondant potatoes and buttered kale
(v) Wild mushroom & Puy lentil pasty, celeriac purée and spinach
Mussels cooked in white wine (cream optional), hand-cut chips
Steak and onion pudding with Savoy cabbage and bacon
Seafood platter, shaved fennel and sun-dried tomato salad, aioli (suppl. £1)
Ale-battered fish and hand-cut chips served with tartare sauce
Calves' liver with champ potatoes, crispy bacon & braised shallot
Rib-eye or Fillet steak (suppl. £4), hand-cut chips and salad, Béarnaise or peppercorn sauce
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Berry cheesecake
Sticky toffee pudding with clotted cream
Bread and butter pudding with custard
Stuffed baked apples in a Calvados custard
Hot chocolate fondant (15 mins)

Selection of cheeses with bread, chutney and biscuits (suppl. £2)

THE ENGLISH RESTAURANT.

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Breakfast Menu

Served from 8.00am to 12.00pm Monday to Friday,
9.30am to 1.00pm Saturday & Sunday

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Granola with milk and Greek yoghurt £6.00
English muffin, toast or crumpets toasted and buttered £3.00
(Add Tiptee jam or marmalade, peanut butter, Marmite or honey for 50p)
Sweet-cure bacon, Cumberland sausage or fried egg sandwich £6.00
Sweet-cure bacon sandwich £5.00
Smoked salmon and cream cheese beigel £5.50
Eggs on toast £5.50
Vegan breakfast, scrambled tofu, mushrooms, tomato, home-baked beans, sautéed potatoes and toast £9.50
American blueberry pancakes with Greek yoghurt and maple syrup £8.50
Arnold Bennett omelette (with smoked haddock and cheese sauce) £9.50
Eggs Benedict (bacon), Royale (smoked salmon), Florentine (spinach) £9.00
French toast with mixed berries and maple syrup £8.50
Corn fritters with rocket, avocado and tomato chutney £7.50
Steak breakfast, minute rib-eye, mushrooms, home-baked beans and sauteéd potatoes £11.50
Full English, two eggs, Cumberland sausage, sweet-cure bacon, black pudding, sauteéd potatoes, home-baked beans, mushrooms, tomato and toast £10.50


THE ENGLISH RESTAURANT.

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High Tea Menu

Served from 3pm - 6pm daily

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Toast, raisin bread, English muffin or crumpets toasted
and buttered £3.00
…with jam, marmalade, peanut butter, Marmite or honey £3.50

Poached eggs on toast £4.50
Smoked salmon with cream cheese and chives on toasted sourdough £6.00

Cream tea – two freshly made scones served with clotted cream, Tiptree strawberry jam and a pot of tea £6.00

Homemade cakes, please ask for details


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A discretionary service charge of 12.5% (15% for parties or groups), distributed to our staff, will be added to your bill. Prices include VAT

No laptops please in dining areas.

Prices are subject to change.