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

  • Today's specials
  • Christmas 2018
  • À la carte
  • Breakfast

Today’s specials

 

Soup of the Day

Leek & Potato

Served with sourdough

£7.00

 

Special Starter

Palourdes Clams

Sautéed in garlic butter

£9.50

 

Fish of the Day

Baked Mackerel

With black olive and tomato sauce

£14.50

 

Pie of the Day

Venison, Rabbit, & Partridge

Served with mash and green beans

£15.50

 

THE ENGLISH RESTAURANT

Christmas 2018

Christmas 2018 - £33 for three courses

(v) Jerusalem artichoke soup, toasted pistachios, pickled cranberries
Triple-smoked fish terrine, pickled root vegetables, saffron creme fraiche, sourdough
Venison carpaccio, sprout tops and chestnut salad, mustard creme fraiche, truffle shavings (£3 suppl.)
(v) Porcini and wild mushroom pate, truffle and Parmesan crisps, sourdough
Pan-fried duck liver on toast, crystallised clementine, brandy cream sauce
Lobster and crab open ravioli, lobster bisque (£3 suppl.)
Christmas-spiced ham terrine, poached pear chutney, sourdough


(v) Butternut squash, fig and goats' cheese tart, sprout tops and chestnut salad, parsnip crisps
Turkey ballotine, choice of spiced clementine and pork or sage, onion and chestnut stuffing and all the trimmings
Braised ox cheeks, mustard and rosemary mash, sprout tops, jus
Monkfish wrapped in prosciutto, pine nuts and tarragon, herbed Puy lentils (£5 suppl.)
(v) Stuffed heritage pumpkins, wild rice, Cavolo Nero, mixed roasted nuts and cranberries
Venison, prune and port pudding, celeriac mash, buttered sprout tops
Salmon en croute, pommes Anna, winter greens
Slow-roasted goose breast, goose fat-fried brioche, mulled red cabbage and roasted root vegetables (£5 suppl.)


Christmas pudding, brandy cream
Mulled poached pear, caramel sauce, ginger ice cream
Chocolate and spiced orange fondant, ice cream
Creme caramel, brandy snap

Selection of cheeses, homemade chutney, biscuits (£4 suppl.)


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À la carte

Soup of the day £7
Pan-fried wood pigeon breast, seasonal mushrooms, roasted hazelnuts, carrot puree £9
Baked duck egg, crushed celeriac, truffle shavings, toasted sourdough £8.50
Sauteed prawns in black garlic, pepper and dill, charred lemon £9
Smoked mackerel, heirloom beetroots, horseradish, sourdough £8.50
Pork farmhouse terrine, piccalilli, sourdough £8.50

Creamy polenta, wild mushroom and artichoke hearts £16
Beer battered cod, triple-cooked chips, crushed peas, tartare sauce, burnt lemon £17.50
Roasted pork belly, bubble and squeak, Savoy cabbage and pancetta £18
Mussels in cider and bacon sauce (cream optional), hand-cut chips £16.50
Lamb shoulder, rosemary mash, red wine jus £17
Fillet £24
Rib Eye steak £23
with hand-cut chips, salad, Bearnaise sauce or salsa picante
Seafood platter, olive tapenade, mixed leaf salad, lime and chilli aioli £20.50

For daily specials, please ask for details.

Hand-cut chips £5.50
French beans with flaked almonds | Mixed salad £5

Hot chocolate fondant, vanilla ice cream £7
Bread and butter pudding, custard £7
Custard tart, vanilla ice cream £7
Raspberry and banana trifle £7

Selection of cheeses, onion chutney £11


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Breakfast

Served 8am - 12pm weekdays & 10am - 12.30pm weekends

Full English, eggs, bacon, sausage, black pudding, mushrooms, vine tomatoes, potato cake, homemade baked beans and toast £11
Vegetarian breakfast, eggs, halloumi, mushrooms, vine tomatoes, potato cake, homemade baked-beans and toast £10
Eggs Benedict / Royal / Florentine £10
Eggs on toast £6
Bacon / sausage / egg sandwich £6
Wild mushrooms on toast, with or without eggs £10 / £8
Avocado on toast, with or without eggs £9 / £7
Porridge, fruit compote £6
Granola, coconut yoghurt and maple syrup £6
Toast, crumpets or English muffin £3, with Tiptree jam, orange marmalade or honey £3.50


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A discretionary service charge of 12.5%, distributed to our staff, will be added to your bill. Prices include VAT.

Please inform a member of staff if you have any allergies/dietary requirements

All menus are subject to change.