Brick Lane Beigel Bake


Brick Lane Beigel Bake is one of Brick Lane's most famous eateries, known for its salt beef, pickled gherkin and mustard beigel. Another well-known product is the smoked salmon and cream cheese version. This cafe's simple interior and low-key exterior make the delicious food even more of a surprise.

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Venue Details & Map

Brick Lane Beigel Bake

159 Brick Lane
E1 6SB
+44 (0)20 7729 0616
Public transport:
Shoreditch, Underground
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 329 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Brick Lane Beigel Bake

4.0 out of 5 8 February 2016
by Cristina G.

If you are in the area and wonder where do all the people with small paper bags come from, it's here. Everything is simple in Beigel Bake, the buns and the philosophy. I went for the salty beef and was great very filling, I only regret saying yes to the mustard, the strongest I've ever tasted. The doughnut was also delicious. It is also very cheap and even if you see a long queue it will...more

4.0 out of 5 19 January 2016
by Zeynep K.

We literally ran into this shop as my husband from the land of good dough (NY that is) was going through some sort of bagel crisis.

What is super awesome about these bagels/beigels are that they are tiny and puffy. So unlike the bagels back home, you don't feel like you need to run a marathon to burn off the calories.

We got the salmon and cream cheese on our bagels and it was pretty good....more

4.0 out of 5 17 January 2016
by Liam R.

Out in the area for drinks and wanted some drinking food. Had never tried the famous salt beef and gherkin sandwich (with mustard of course) so face it a whirl. The insides were delicious- a generous portion of salt beef covered in mustard. Each bite crunched with the large pickle pieces. Really tasty and I almost went back to order another because one did not quite satisfy my hunger like a...more

3.0 out of 5 27 December 2015
by Heidi C.

Not worth the trip if you're not already in the neighborhood.

If you are in the neighborhood, and feeling hungry, then this is a quick and cheap bite!

It's not like a New York bagel, more chewy. Got the lox, it was ok. Really more fit for the hungry. Because when you're at brick lane, there are so many other options - I mean culinary experiences! Is it worth filling up on a bagel?


5.0 out of 5 18 November 2015
by Cody Y.

One of my best dining experiences in London and the cheapest by far, Beigel Bake is worth a visit.

It's so true what they said about London and the high food prices, mostly because the American dollar gets killed on the conversion rate for the British pound. On the recommendation of our tour guide, my girlfriend and I walked from Liverpool Street station which was an adventure all its own....more

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