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Chez Elles

#115 of 18,238 Restaurants in London
€€ - €€€, French, European
45 Brick Lane, London E1 6PU, England
+44 20 7247 9699
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“curry” (34 reviews)
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Wine Bar, French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
45 Brick Lane, London E1 6PU, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I went there with my other half to have dinner. The ambiance is unique. The right amount of light, great decoration and a very nice crowd. The food is by far the highlight of the place. The French onion soup is a must there. For...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Leftheris_Ioan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have been to Paris many times over the years ( it's only 2.5 hours from London by Eurostar, so why not?), and have fallen in love with the Parisian lifestyle, and especially the restaurants. There is something magic about a good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Katmaidog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ambience and decoration of the restaurant are better than the photos I see on trip advisor. The food is authentic and good. I went there with a French who said the music, glasses and decorations are very retro French style. Worth visiting to take...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kensingtontravelle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Chez Elles multiple time and have always been extremely pleased. However, this time something was really off. I first order the steak which came out really dry. Had to chew for 30sek to be able to eat it. The fries served...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Adventure44679137376
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

While staying in brick lane spitalfields. Tucked in near the hub hotel is the most fantastic french bistro. Completely surrounded by curry houses . There is little gem. It has been here for many years You will be greeted by the owner and staff practice...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank S4414PNdavidp
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Visited on a Saturday night (booking essential). Lovely ambience and food and service was great. Menu is quite small but food was excellent and we would definitely recommend as being excellent value for money.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BuddyandBee
Reviewed 17 October 2018

This place is wonderful! We've now visited twice in three weeks, for dinner. The owners are so lovely, and the ambience is relaxed, informal, and very French! Service is attentive but not intrusive. Wide choice of dishes, well executed for the (reasonable) price point. A...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ChiffreDixon
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Went yesterday with family visiting over without a reservation. Warm welcoming from the start from the owner and offered service in French or English. Didn't wait at all to be seated. The waitress was first class, super attentive, warm and friendly without being intrusive. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JeremyA1309
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I had been meaning to go to this restaurant since it opened, it took me years to get around to it and I'm so glad I finally went. We were a group of five and all of our meals were delicious, I had the cheese...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank yitzuh
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Lovely lunch here yesterday - nice ambience and excellent service from co-owner who delightful. Good honest cooking at a reasonable price - highly recommended.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Andrew2001
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throughout the day, or late night revelers hitting
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Questions & Answers
Nhi D
24 April 2017|
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Response from 899seval | Reviewed this property |
Yes sure but think to make a reservation.
23 October 2015|
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Response from Bracey1411 | Reviewed this property |
I think they might struggle but worth contacting them however is a fairly small restaurant but is great
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Brick Lane, London E1 6PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Spitalfields
  • Neighbourhood: Spitalfields
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7247 9699
  • E-mail
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