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  • Spitalfields
  • Lunch
  • £££

A wonderful all-day dining option with a fantastic wine list and well-made cocktails. Part restaurant, part conservatory, part bar. Cool.


65a Brushfield Street, London, E1 6AA
+44 (0) 20 7101 0093
Opening Times
Mon-Fri 10.30-23.00
Sat 10.00-23.00
Sun 10.00-18.00
Insider Information
Try the breakfast smoothies. Yum.


  • The Independent

    The Independent Says…

    The interior décor is all rough brickwork, whitewashed and surmounted with walnut wood. The ceiling's a beautiful construction of pale floorboards. The bar's a white shrine, cunningly lit, with bottles of spirits in glass-fronted cupboards, and globe lamps on stalks...By the end I felt like wringing the chef, Matt Greenwood by the hand for taking pretty simply and popular ingredients and producing from them, again and again, dishes of originality, flair and perfect logic.

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  • Evening Standard

    Evening Standard Says…

    I admire the cleverly layered interior of the all-day bar and brasserie that contains much to engage and divert including a plant-entwined pergola that will soon point to seating outside the walls but inside the market place...But Blixen aims to satisfy all. Not just customers who are made welcome from a cup of Fresh Company coffee in the morning to a late night settler in the bar downstairs, but also staff who are well accommodated and looked after.

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  • Time Out

    Time Out Says…

    No one goes to a restaurant solely because of its looks. But Blixen, on the south side of Old Spitalfields Market, might make some reconsider that policy...This would count for zilch without good food and drink, but you’ll get both at Blixen. The menu allows you to eat either daintily or dangerously, perfect for people of every appetite.

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