Hawksmoor Spitalfields

Hawksmoor Spitalfields

The original Hawksmoor, and for many the best. Known as the group that transformed steaks in British restaurants forever for the better, this is a perfect place to come to for a meat-fest. And expect some cracking cocktails too - head to the bar downstairs for those and extra snacks not on the main menu.

Test Drive

Test Driving the original (but revamped) Hawksmoor
The original Hawksmoor has been around for over a decade, so it was time for a revamp. We head down to see what's changed and what's new on the...
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Restaurant details

157 Commercial Street, London E1 6BJ
Nearest tube: 
Liverpool Street
Telephone number: 0207 247 7392


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157 Commercial Street, London E1 6BJ


Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10

Critics' score: 10
Lisa Ellwood View London
Reviewed by October 31, 2008
"Every so often a superb restaurant comes along that makes you realise just what you’ve been missing at other more inferior establishments and Hawksmoor is one such restaurant." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Jay Rayner Observer Estimated score
Reviewed on February 04, 2007
"The meat had proper flavour, a serious char outside and pink to purple inside. The rib-eye was almost as good. Naturally, to go with this there were more of Heston Blumenthal's triple-cooked chips." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6
John Walsh Independent
Reviewed on August 12, 2006
"My rib-eye steak was simply fantastic, a thick, 600g succulent edifice of rare, seared meat, its juices subtly leaking through fibres that have comprehensively broken down after being hung for 28 days." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 7.5
Giles Coren Times
Reviewed on November 25, 2006
"...it is a fine, honest, decent place, and I will be going again." READ REVIEW