Blending European brasserie dishes and timelessly elegant surroundings, Browns Brasserie & Bar West India Quay champions an informal yet refined concept. Renowned for indulgent twists on classic comfort food recipes, Browns has offered trademark favourites since 1973, as well as choices from the specials board or the market fresh fish of the day. Showcasing striking design features and historic or listed buildings, Browns restaurants are a refined yet relaxed dining spot, at any time of the day.
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Unit A Hertsmere Road West India QuayIsle of Dogs,Canary Wharf,PoplarLondonE14 4AY
- +44 20 7987 9777
Hmmm I'm not the biggest fan of this Browns if I'm honest. It's a chain restaurant which isn't a problem at all but I feel like the staff here have quite the chip on their shoulders. We headed in to kill some time before our film at the cinema round the corner - what's the best way to kill time? Hot chocolate of course!
When we told the staff we were just there for a hot chocolate they...more
Great little spot - we popped to the bar for wine and a light bite after seeing a film at the cinema around the corner. The Pinot Grigio was sharp and delicious, and we ordered the truckle of cheese with crackers (very good, lovely cheddar); chips with garlic aioli (very nice, fluffy and crisp) and the chicken 'lollipops' (disappointing, cold & fatty). Bar the one off note of the chicken,...more
Great looking place but not a good dining experience. Our large group had the full gamut of problems - mistaken orders, steaks cooked poorly and not to requested doneness, items not hot enough, side items missing from the plate. Also, most of the steaks were very poor quality meat - expect much better for 20 pounds.
The peppercorn sauce tasted slightly rancid and was a poor, oily effort to...more
Service is not good, although I will come back to try the fish n chips. They did not have any when I was here. The Brown burger was okay. The apple pie was soggy and the custard was too watery. The Manhattan Grill's Apple Crumb and Custard was much better. I would recommend going there. Just right around the corner. If I find another place for fish n chips, I won't be back here.more
My friend and I ate at Browns due to its proximity to the West India Quay Cineworld and the fact that Cineworld Unlimited cardholders get a 20% discount. Result.
I wasn't sure what to expect but it is usually quite a busy place so figured it couldn't be too bad. In fact it was actually incredibly delicious made all the better for the fact we got money off. I went for the crab & king prawn...more