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Lena Restaurant - CLOSED

66 Great Eastern Street | Shoreditch, London EC2A 3JT, England
+44 20 7739 5714
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible16%
13 Nov 2016
“Nice location , terrible service, poor food, ugly deserts, bad coffee”
22 Nov 2013
“Best Pizza in Shoreditch”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
66 Great Eastern Street | Shoreditch, London EC2A 3JT, England
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Still don't get why it's " Lena "? It's firewood in Spanish. I could not get concept of the food. And the food is disaster. The only thing I liked it was pimiento padron ( fresh), but again : missing daily at all. Service team...More

Thank Boris G
Reviewed 22 November 2013

Great offers, amazing staff, great cocktails, even better pizza's! Super reasonable prices, especially during happy hour! Just GO!

Thank RoseAriane
Reviewed 3 July 2013

Great food, great service. If I had read some of the previous reviews I would have been put off, so go visit for yourself. :-)

Thank StyleAble
Reviewed 27 April 2013 via mobile

We went here for lunch on a book a table deal. After seeing the menu we decided to just order al la carte. Despite the fact that we were the only table in there for the entirety of our meal the two wait staff could...More

3  Thank Alangdas
Reviewed 4 April 2013

very stylish restaurant in Shoreditch..food was superb..excellent value as we took advantage of their special offers. the waiter was charming... went with italian friends who are hard to please foodies..their verdict?.. when can we come back again?!!! would definately recommend this restaurant.. had a lovely...More

Thank 18msp
Reviewed 22 March 2013

I was actually in the way to another restaurant when this caught my eye and the menu looked good. One inside the very decent interior however, the sparse customers in a buzzing part of London should have rang some warning bells. My colleague and were...More

Thank Onside
Reviewed 3 March 2013

- the quality and quantity of food was good - the service was OK for us - but it was very noisy, we couldn't talk in a decent manner - and somewhat too expensive

Thank Zap56
Reviewed 22 February 2013

I had an excellent melanzane here, but was left waiting an hour for it because mine was incorrectly served to another table. Mistakes happen of course, but this problem was poorly dealt with by the waiting staff who told me several times that it was...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Wast week i went with friends in Lena.One of my friends told me that the restuarant is realy good,so i decided to try it.When we went there the hosting was absoletely welcoming.The atmosphere was nice and relaxing.For starter i had buffalo mozzarella,wild rocket,oregano roasted tomatoes.I...More

Thank mimka86
Reviewed 18 February 2013

We went lunch today in this lovely restaurant, the service was excellent and food really well presented and well cooked, we will defineatly go back there, Enjoyed it!!! Thx to all staff

Thank 589Francesca
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Shoreditch
The western front of the edgy East End, Shoreditch is
a perennially trendy haven for anything “street” – be
it art, food, or fashion. With its handful of well
connected transportation links dotting its perimeter,
along with an ever increasing variety of shops,
hotels, bars, and restaurants, it's easy to explore
this trend-conscious and youth-oriented neighbourhood.
There's a lingering post-industrial grit about
...More
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Great Eastern Street | Shoreditch, London EC2A 3JT, England
    (Garden Walk)
  • Public Transportation: Old Street and Liverpool Street tube stations.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Shoreditch
  • Neighbourhood: Shoreditch
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7739 5714
Description
Based in the heart of Shoreditch, Lena evokes traditional and modern Italian concepts, executed in the unique style of the area.The true Italian values of passion, pride and family are at the core of Lena and reflected in the welcome, service and most importantly, the food. Lena believes that we do not simply eat to live but that we live to eat, and part of the pleasure is sharing our love and dedication to enjoying excellent food in good company with others.Lena offers a menu that changes to reflect the best of the season's offerings, sustainably sourced from Italy and local producers to create timeless dishes with a contemporary twist. The ambition to share the food that Lena has loved, cooked and eaten with her family over the years is now realised.
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