Barbecue specialists HotBox's first permanent venue in Spitalfields after a series of successful pop-ups and residences.

Sample dishes such as jalapeno hot link sausage sandwiches and wagyu beef brisket rolls, as well as weekend brunch specials, craft beers and whiskies and bourbons.


Typical meal price: From £25.00 (USD31.66) per diner

£25 and under

Venue Details & Map


46 Commercial Street
E1 6LT
Public transport:
Aldgate, Underground

Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 46 reviews

Top 5 reviews of HotBox

4.0 out of 5 4 November 2016
by Lauren M.

Having just moved to the UK from America, I was a bit worried about whether the BBQ in London would be any good, but I needn't have been. We arrived on time for our reservation and was seated right away. The tables are picnic style tables with bench seats. We all started with a cocktail, there was just a small section of 4 on the menu but they were really good. To eat, I went for a selection...more

4.0 out of 5 6 October 2016
by Noa R.

I joined a larger company of about 20 people at HotBox. It was delicious and the logistics worked well considering the challenges of such a large party. We ordered some starters to share, I tried the prawn, the chicken wings and the taco. It was all delicious, but beware that the prawn is surprisingly spicy. My favourite was the taco, a very well composed little course.

For the main course I...more

3.0 out of 5 7 September 2016
by Beto E.

I found the bbq chicken too expensive for what it was. It was decent, but a little bit dry.

On the other hand, the green salad was great.

My co-worker had the burger and he said it was good.

And two of my co-workers had the ribs, and had opposite judgements about them.

That's all.more

5.0 out of 5 18 August 2016
by Leisy B.

Went here last night with a Nudge deal and had the Iberico rack of ribs, mac and cheese, sweet potato fries, and the IPA of the week. The food is absolutely to die for. The ribs were perfection. Excellent seasoning, smoked to a T. Then we hit up the bar downstairs for drinks. The bartender was an absolute doll and there was a happy hour special of any spirit for 7 quid. Safe to say we...more

4.0 out of 5 25 May 2016
by Robbie B.

Fun casual restaurant with good food and service at a reasonable price. The food was very tasty including the short rib which just fell off the bone and the iberico pork. Certainly would reccomend it.more

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