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Brick Lane Beigel Bake

#5 of 284 Bakeries in London
#334 of 19,151 Places to Eat in London
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Shoreditch
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159 Brick Lane, London E1 6SB, England
+44 20 7729 0616
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00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Who wants trash like McDonald's when for a similar price you can get a sweet and chewy freshly baked bagel stuffed with salmon & cheese or a hulking great hunk of salt Beef with pickles and mustard! Other fillings are available but that's what we had and both were very good. We got a load of bagels to take home... More 

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Thank Bomchickawaawaa
London, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Heard a lot about both bagel shops in Brick Lane, finally decided to see what the products were like. For me, the best bagel is one nice enough to eat straight from the bag! (That is, nothing on it, in fact not even cut open). So that was my aim, to buy plain bagels from each shop and eat some... More 

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Thank Edgware2011
Newport, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I don't like bagels, or so I thought until my daughter took me here. do not think about anything you have ever tried from a supermarket. these were so tasty and fresh. The salt beef was the nicest I have ever tasted. Now I know why at midnight the line was down the street. Will be back.

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Thank Lara M
London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

THe title really says it all. Great food for a 'delicate' morning. No idea if it is better that the other bagel shop but it really was tasty. Was also nice to see people coming in and buy the bread products to take home

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Thank Wonderbra_Star
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Authentic, good and cheap food! British food and snacks. Specialized in bagels. Try the bagel roast beef.

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Thank Feibe Z
Vienna, Austria
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with a friend, saying that Beigel Bake has the absolutely best Beigels in London, however it turned out that they were pretty dry, which I heard they are not normally. In defense I have to say that the cream cheese and salmon inside was absolutely excellent, so I hope the dryness was simply bad luck! Friendly staff... More 

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Thank DanMitt
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love my bagels and after reading the reviews on here I had to try Beigel Bakery myself. All I'll say is they lived up to expectations. The queue was long but it goes down pretty quick, besides it was a Saturday. It's worth the trip to Brick Lane alone. I bought half a dozen but next trip I'm going... More 

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Thank BigBird65
Belfast, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Part of the "Eating London" food tour Very popular bagel shop on brick lane.Salt-beef bagels were delicious.A very strong mustard gives the snack a real kick.

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Thank FriedCalamars
london UK
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

People talk about this place a lot and it does live up to the hype. There is a real community feel about it, lots of people buying their stash for dinner or the following day. I was the only person taking a photo of my salt beef beigel. It was generous with salt beef, mustard and and extra 30p for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the outgoing staff, the friendly customers and the delish food but my Junior-school children were not very impressed. My fault, I have to get them out more! VERY well priced and the ladies behind the counter were very friendly and efficient, just as a deli should be. We were lucky to be there before the rush. I had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Brick Lane, London E1 6SB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Shoreditch
  • Neighbourhood: Shoreditch
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7729 0616

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