Canteen Spitalfields

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Featuring quirky retro styling and a buzzy vibe throughout, Canteen Spitalfields champions 'great British food'. From hearty breakfasts and nostalgic afternoon teas through to warming pies and roasts with traditional trimmings, Canteen is renowned for its wholesome, no-nonsense menu. Green upholstered booths and vintage school-canteen furnishings evoke a trendy retro feel, whilst a lively bar serves up an accomplished contemporary drinks list.


Average main course £11.00 per diner
Average food spend £32.00 per diner

Venue Details & Map

Canteen Spitalfields

2 Crispin Place
E1 6DW
0845 6861122

Yelp Reviews

7.00 out of 5
based on 47 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Canteen Spitalfields

4.0 out of 5
10 February 2015
by Caroline C.

A great little restaurant in Spitalfields market area.

It's quite unassuming from the outside and the name of the place isn't too great, but nevertheless the staff were really friendly and attentive and the food very good.

We went for an early lunch, so I ordered macaroni cheese with tomatoes and bacon-it was delicious. Sadly my phone decided not to play ball, so no photos of that;(

My... more

4.0 out of 5
17 December 2017
by Ciara S.

Walking around the neighborhood of the hotel we found this place to have breakfast. We went early on a Sunday morning and were quickly seated. My husband opted for the traditional english breakfast and he really enjoyed it. I went for the Eggs Royale and like my food. more

3.0 out of 5
28 October 2014
by Meike B.

Perhaps not the most imaginative choice, but Canteen has become a bit of a tradition for a mid-week dinner catch up with a friend. Less fast-food-y than some of the other chains in Spitalfields Market, Canteen offers attractive set menus for early diners - without rushing.

Last night's visit was a bit of a disappointment, though, with my first choice of wine out of stock - and my chosen... more

5.0 out of 5
26 January 2014
by Samuel C.

This may be a chain but it is a good chain -

and a reliable bet for good British food.

They have the full line of "normal British stuff"

not all of which we have had.

I give particular kudos for -

a) the onger steak.

cheap steaks are very hard to pull off.

(most french steak frites are inedible and i have had as many wretched cheap steaks in britain and in latin america as i can stand)... more

3.0 out of 5
20 April 2016
by Charlotte J.

Went here on a weekday with a work group for a goodbye brunch for our interns. There were plenty of tables and I liked the simple, minimalist look of the place which gave it quite a trendy feel.

I got the impression that the waiters don't bring over more menus other than the one or two on the table which I thought was odd, so with 7 of us in the group we had to ask for more.

However, when my... more

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