Elliot's
Elliot's

Elliot's

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.elliotscafe.com/
  • Phone: 02074037436
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch:

    Monday - Friday: 12pm - 3pm

    Dinner:

    Monday - Saturday: 6pm - 10pm

    Saturday - Lunch 12pm - 4pm

    Sunday - Closed
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary European, Burgers
  • Executive Chef: Brett Redman
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Fireplace, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Borough High Street
  • Public Transit: London Bridge train station & London Bridge tube station (Northern & Jubilee Lines),
  • Parking: No
A word from Elliot's
Elliot’s is located in London's Borough Market. We aim to work closely with the market traders in offering a menu which directly reflects the range of produce you will find available on any particular day. Our dishes are generally based around one or two central ingredients and we encourage guests to share dishes as they arrive at the table. We offer a mixture of familiar and unusual wines from small vineyards with a particular interest in the organic, bio-dynamic and natural approach. In addition to this we offer cider from the New Forest and beers from a range of London based small scale brewers.
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Elliot's reviews from OpenTable diners
150 reviews since 25 May 2014
Average Rating4
  • Food4.1
    Service3.9
  • Ambience4
    Value3.5
89% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (87)business meals (31)brunch (28)good vegetarian options (24)special occasions (21)romance (19)sunday lunch (16)outstanding value (11)group bookings (11)pre/post theatre (10)outdoor eating (8)child friendly (3)afternoon tea (3)disabled access (2)Show More
  • Yummy and Happy.
    Yummificated
    Dined on 13/9/2014
    What a lovely light and airy space. Great friendly service, the young women serving us were smiley and happy to see me and my friend enjoying ourselves. Gorgeous food.....I could eat it all again just writing this. Highly and Hugely recommend it. AND I'm taking my partner there next week....so that will be twice in a week! What a find!
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    afternoon tea, brunch, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, outdoor eating, outstanding value, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fresh and Fine!
    Mimi
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Highly recommend it. The cod and green bean dish was outstanding as was the burrata, duke and tomato starter. Delicious food and good value. Loved the friendly, casual pub ambiance and street vibe. The servers work their butts off because this place really hops. Even midweek. You can't go wrong with this choice
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    disabled access, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, outdoor eating, outstanding value
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  • Not worth the hype
    ruub
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Disappointment. Too noisy, cramped. Food OK but vastly overpriced.
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  • Food. As it should be.
    Lozza
    Dined on 3/9/2014
    These guys looked after us. Good food. Good wine. Passionate people. Share amongst the table. Ask questions to the super knowledgable staff if you need something explained. They know their stuff and want to share it with you. I will back many times before the year it out.
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  • Amazing seafood in foodie-ville!
    davidjpilgrimVIP
    Dined on 1/9/2014
    Had this place on my list for ages and finally tried it. We expected it to be good given the location in Borough market. It was absolutely delicious and ate possible the best scallops we've ever had. At £10 for one giant scallop in the shell, you clearly need to be passionate about food. They were so good we ordered two. Love our food and we are avid cooks at home so standards are always high and Elliot's did not disappoint. Highly recommend. We will be back.
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  • Great but not perfect
    Charlo
    Dined on 21/8/2014
    The food at Elliot's is great. Its focus is on the ingredients rather than doing anything overly fancy, which is exactly the sort of cooking I love. My only niggle was it didn't feel like a whole meal. Each of the sharing plates came individually and it didn't feel like there were enough veggie side options to make it feel balanced. Although the concept is about sharing plates I felt some of the dishes were hard to share. Overall, I would recommend it but my rating would go to 5 star if next time I went I found that these tweeks had been made
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A noisy restaurant
    Shangli
    Dined on 13/8/2014
    There were a table of drunk and noisy people who just spoiled the entire experience.
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    outdoor eating, pre/post theatre
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  • Love this place
    racymulletVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Two of us chose three small plates - all them were excellent. We kicked off with a glass each of their delicious prosecco and went on to enjoy some great red wine. Best of all all of the staff were warm and friendly and could simply not have been nicer. I already loved this place belore. Now Elliots is a firm favourite for ever. Deep joy!!
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    Sunday lunch
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  • Good..
    CharJones87
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    As a vegetarian it probably wasn't the best choice, but this restaurant always looks bustling with a great ambience, so I was keen to try.. Nice food, more for fish/meat eaters, but a lovely place for a nice meal. Lots of cheese options for veggies! :)
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    fit for foodies, romance
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  • Horrific
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Last week, I brought my parents here for a meal and paid £177.00 for an evening meal. I was recommended Elliots by a friend. The service was horrific - we were not informed that we had to vacate table in time and thus could not order many things off the menu. My parents were very upset and I was very embarrassed. Feel really let down.
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  • messed up order
    saffers
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    we were seated in a really noisy busy service area that made us feel dizzy with staff running all around our table. The cafe was so hot, we asked if we could sit outside or if they could put the air con on, she said it was on full blast, that is totally impossible i could feel nothing but humid heat, no air movement. They gave the next table half of our dishes which they ate, they had no idea we were still waiting for them until we pointed it out and said the next table were given our dishes. we asked for the bill, they still added all the service charge despite getting only 50% of our order correct without any apology. Lame.
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  • Good food, forgetful waiters
    baldilocks
    Dined on 4/8/2014
    Had a lovely meal here on Monday the 4th of August. The main issue was that most of our order seemed to have been forgotten by the time we started receiving our food. In all, we had 3 out of 6 plates we actually ordered and 3 which we hadn't. To be fair, all the food was very good and we didn't have to pay for the plates we hadn't ordered, but it would have been nice to have received more of the plates we actually wanted.
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    fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday brunch
    plateaux
    Dined on 4/8/2014
    I used to Come on Sunday brunch and I be heard it s closed on Sunday now but for me the best time for Elliot's was Sunday !!
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    brunch, good vegetarian options, pre/post theatre, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ver good
    jamesbj
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    The food was fantastic and there was a good selection of wines and bears that aren't of the norm. we were talked through the menu (very helpful) will be going back again
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    group bookings
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  • Relaxed first class food
    WillS
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    Fresh market produce cooked and served with real passion and intelligence. All this accompanied by natural wines in a light airy restaurant where all the staff know and care about what they do.
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    fit for foodies, pre/post theatre
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  • Good food but not cheap
    SGMGVIP
    Dined on 1/8/2014
    Given all of the options at Borough Market i'm not sure I'd return here again - £15 (plus service) for a burger is strong money. The meat and bun were good but £15 good for lunch? I'm less sure.
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  • Disappointing
    Biltman
    Dined on 28/7/2014
    The cheeseburger at Elliot's was rated as one of the best in London by BurgerMe, so I was excited to go. Sadly, it was, at best, average. And for £15, it was a downright rip-off. There are few places in London that know how to do a burger well, and Elliot's is NOT one of them. If you want to pay half this for a good cheeseburger (still too much to pay, but this is London, after all), check out Five Guys.
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  • Elliots delivers again.
    KittyCat
    Dined on 26/7/2014
    I love this restaurant and have never had a bad meal here. Simple fare but beautifully prepared and delivered. Just what you would expect when they have the best of Borough Market on their doorstep. Staff are excellent - helpful, knowledgeable and with just the right amount of flirtatious personality that always makes the evening more fun. We have been for lunch and dinner and we are never disappointed.
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 25/7/2014
    Expensive for the type of food. The hamburger was very good, but it cost 15 pounds when u can eat one as good at the market for 1/3 of the price. The salmon very simple, nothing to remember and also very expensive for what u get
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  • Great food, amazing cocktails
    Foodie
    Dined on 19/7/2014
    Really good food, staff were really helpful and really good to accommodate dietary needs :)
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    business meals, fit for foodies, group bookings
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brilliant night & amazing meal
    bensubstantiallysmith
    Dined on 18/7/2014
    We went along on the hottest night of the year so far, but even the muggy heat couldn't get in the way of the brilliant food and experience. Absolutely loved everything we ate, not a bad word to say. The staff were great, the venue was cool, everything A++.
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    fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, romance
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  • IE
    Foodie
    Dined on 17/7/2014
    Elliot's manages to capture the essence of Borough Market within its tightly packed restaurant. Very popular which is understandable, the food was not complicated, good quality and served in a timely manor. We had lunch, a sharing fish dish which was a nice way to serve (they do have a good choice on the menu). Will return, thank you guys.
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  • Great menu and wine list
    Xtina
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Absolutely delicious. I've wanted to try Elliot's for a while and am so glad I did. Dishes were creative and tasty and the staff helped us choose a couple of nice glasses of wine. Only small criticism would be that the staff didn't seem to be too pleased to see us at first and it felt like we were imposing on them a bit on their time when asking about the menu. Would definitely recommend and will return.
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    brunch, business meals, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options
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  • Good food overall, slow service
    Sobes
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    We visited Elliot's on Wednesday night and had a booking for 8:15 pm. We were seated right away and ordered within 15 mins. As it's a tapas restaurant understandably we got the food as it was made but we had asked for two dishes (chicken and tuna) to come together as the chicken took 30 mins to cook. While we received some of our food within 45 mins unfortunately the last two pieces came at 10:15 which meant we were waiting for a long time for the 'main' food. Overall the food was fine but the tuna and chicken weren't great. I would recommend it if you have a lot of time to eat!
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Little find
    BrenchleyLTL
    Dined on 4/7/2014
    Booked for lunch on a trip up to town and loved it so much we can back for dinner that night as well.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 30/6/2014
    As a solo, non business diner, felt I was neglected by staff.
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  • Always a treat
    Confordpark
    Dined on 25/6/2014
    Smaller dishes to share, all well presented. Lovely Borough market fare. Been several times, but despite promises to the contrary the menu doesn't change much.
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  • New favourite
    KMun
    Dined on 24/6/2014
    Fantastic food; interesting plates as well as some traditional fare. Their deserts are not to be missed - especially the salted caramel tart - unlike anything I've eaten before. Will certainly be returning.
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    fit for foodies, group bookings, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Elliots
    realwine
    Dined on 20/6/2014
    Exceptional food- particularly a perfectly cooked whole brill. A menu based on great produce from Borough market. Charming and well informed service. And a stunning wine list.
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    brunch, business meals, fit for foodies, group bookings, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Dinner at Elliot's
    JMilli
    Dined on 18/6/2014
    We had a lovely meal at Elliot's, a cosy atmosphere, lovely food and great service. I'm looking forward to going back and would recommend to others.
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  • Excellent food if a little pricey
    MrMarbo
    Dined on 13/6/2014
    The atmosphere was extremely inviting with a golden ambient glow over everything. It immediately felt as though we were eating somewhere where the quality of the food was important. The staff were extremely knowledgable and friendly and as we deliberated the wine choice, made suggestions and offered tastings. Overall the food was beautifully cooked but as a group we felt some dishes were extremely expensive. The roast chicken was packed with flavour, moist and delicious as was the Ox tongue but I felt let down by my plaice which was a very small portion and not a fillet so at £12 left me with what felt like a brief taste. Thoroughly enjoyed the Wigmore and the roast potato sides were cooked to perfection. I would visit again for lunch.
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  • Lunch at Elliot's
    Donostiarra
    Dined on 13/6/2014
    I had lunch at Elliot's with a friend. It was a sunny day and the table I was given first was in the sun, after a few minutes it was too hot and I asked to be move to one in the shade, this was done as requested. It was my first time and I liked the variety in the menu, every dish seemed to have something interesting and special about it. Overall the food was very good, the service attentive and relaxed. The only negative is, it felt a bit slow. I'll definitely go back and I recommend it.
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  • Borough Market gem
    CentralLondonCouple
    Dined on 12/6/2014
    Went to Elliot's for dinner, last week and lunch this week. Excellent both times. Great, constantly changing menu, outstanding service but informal and relaxed. Great to meet friends but lacks the formality for the "power" lunch with clients. Highly recommended in an area that promises more on the restaurant front, than it delivers.
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  • Warm & friendly
    Henrisan
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    We spent a morning at Elliot's with a group of friends. We arrived slightly late, added more people ordered a million cappuccinos - all handled with a smile by the lovely staff. Food was delicious, coffee great. Will go back again.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing Experience
    Krean
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    This is my 2nd time at Elliot's and it is easily one of my favourite restaurants in London. The restaurant has a great atmosphere and the food is delicious, the highlight for me being the goats curd, honeycomb and toasted brioche. I definitely recommend this place.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Little Gem...
    Stewy1961
    Dined on 5/6/2014
    I met a business contact for an informal breakfast. Lovely bread for toast, with really nice preserves, smashing pastries and splendid coffee. Table service a little 'haphazard' but friendly and welcoming so no discomfort - however if you expect 'proper, formal' service this may be a bit casual for you. There aren't many easy to book cafe/restaurants in Borough Market despite there being lots of lovely places for a casual 'impromptu' drop in so of the options bookable via Opentable, this is one I'll use again definitely
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely food and good service
    sowieso
    Dined on 31/5/2014
    Elliot's was a great place to have dinner. The staff was very nice and took the time to answer every question you might have about the food. The food was delicious, fresh, simply great. The opportunity to order several small dishes and share them with someone else is great, you truly experience having dinner together. Furthermore, it is wonderful Elliot's do their groceries at borough market, giving it a local touch.
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    business meals, fit for foodies, outstanding value, romance, special occasions
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  • Pinch of salt
    FussyCityWouldBeFoodie
    Dined on 30/5/2014
    I'm programmed so that small things will detract me from enjoying the full picture. So when I ask the waitress if the entrance door can be closed (as I have cold wind gushing down my spine) and she responds "you'll have to ask the boss", and same waitress brings us some bread (which was tasty) even though we said we didn't want it, I am hard pressed to enjoy my burger, which was good but not fantastic (as the burger craze smoulders on, we gradually become burger-blasé). The rest of the menu seemed fine, and the ales on tap are tasty. But come on guys, a little effort and friendly wenches won't hurt.
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  • Closed!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 26/5/2014
    Made a reservation at Elliots for a late lunch on Bank Holiday Monday only to find it was closed for the day. So can't comment on the experience because it didn't happen!
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  • Elliot's Is Excellent
    serena22
    Dined on 22/3/2014
    We bounced in with under an hour to eat before heading to the Globe, and our serving person understood this and reacted to it, bringing delicious unfiltered pints from Camden Brewery and small plates of delicious items at top speed. We ate dived scallop, excellent bread, purple sprouting broccoli with bagna cauda, sea bass and beans and all were delicious. The only thing that slightly marred the atmosphere was the insistent throb of deep bass, which wasn't needed as the place was buzzy enough without. If you need a handy spot after Borough market visits, this is a very good one.
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    good vegetarian options, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.