HotBox Spitalfields

4.3
398 reviews
£25 and under
Barbecue

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Casual
At HotBox we use a combination of kiln dried Hickory and Oak in our 1 tonne Rotisserie Smoker. The meat is dry rubbed and cooked low and slow(ly) to create tender, succulent cuts that melt in the mouth. Be careful though, theres plenty of spice to get those taste buds fired up! Please note our BAR reservations are for our downstairs bar 46&Mercy, and not the restaurant. We have a special snack menu available for our bar.

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Mon - Fri 11:30AM - 2:30PM 5:30PM - 10:00PM
Sat 5:30PM - 10:00PM

What 398 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.2
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4.5
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4.2
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4.1
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84% of people would recommend it to a friend
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KikeK
London
2 reviews
Dined on 13 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really helpful nice waitress took our order and was super attentive our entire visit.

Only downside is the toilets could be cleaner but apart from that definitely worth the visit

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and such a great atmosphere to share with friends. Well done HotBox!

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ReneA
London
1 review
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Lovely service, food was amaaazing, just a shame our time was up before we could have dessert

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely delicious, the service is very good, clean and a cool atmosphere for any celebration or friends meeting.

thank you for celebrating my anniversary with my family.

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MelanyG
London
1 review
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Overall delicious experience, maybe we ordered a tiny bit too much food as the portions are quite generous. Everything was just at the right temperature and the poached eggs were the perfect kind of runny.
Cocktails were superb, the balance was just right especially the Amalfi Margarita I had to have 2!
Our waitress was on point and always there when we needed her, and the timing from the kitchen was spot on. A place we will visit again very soon!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 10 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really friendly and fun staff! Had an amazing time with my buddy. We were both stuffed to the gills and was well worth it. Looking to be back soon!

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JayL
1 review
Dined on 10 December 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience3

I had been here before and it unfortunately declined significantly in quality. I found two hairs in my main meat dish and it was over cooked. I was disappointed as it is a meat restaurant so the meat needs to be top notch. The meat dish had 5 different kinds of meat and only one was fringing on not over cooked. Especially with the pricing I expect a higher standard.
There are better bbq places for similar price so unfortunately I would not recommend this restaurant. The service was nice though and the waitresses were very attentive and helpful.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 4 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely experience coupled with excellent food. Can’t believe we could get into a nice restaurant like this last minute on a Friday 🤩

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Alex
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing food and we were impressed by the really friendly and warm service. Would defo recommend for burgers and ribs!

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MercyM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience3

The food was just ok. Some of the food was only lukewarm and needed seasoning.

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andresb
London
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Good food,prompt service.place was a bit on the low light lighting side.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2020
Overall2food3service4ambience2

Upon arrival we found out that the restaurant had changed their menu to a Halloween special selection. This was very annoying as this was not advertised prior to my arrival and booking.

Seating has very little leg room. It is uncomfortable.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service and mouth wateringly good food, tastey cocktails. It’s a great place to bring friends and come as a group (once covid is over). We will definitely be returning.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 28 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food and very good cocktails. The meat (burgers included) is amazing...

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 28 October 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

They opened earlier because our booking was at 5pm (normal open time was 6pm) that was really appreciated. The food and service were of great quality. Polite staff and great drinks! Will go again and definitely recommend

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simonH
Kent
1 review
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Heard good stuff about this place but was very disappointed,brunch menu on a Sunday afternoon ! Also found to be very expensive for what was served up.

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BecksO
London
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food & great drinks on the bottomless brunch drinks package. Good social distancing measures, feels very safe. Overall 10/10 would recommend - get the deep fried Oreos they are incredible!!!!

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Partners bday

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Foodie91
London
4 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff were friendly and the food was outstanding. Would highly recommend.

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NicholasD
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Pleased we visited Hotbox. Cocktails were nice, food was average , menu sounds interesting but a little underwhelming in reality. Ice creams were good case in point, sounded great but were a real disappointment. Service was good. Liked the ambiance .

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vipJoseph
London
12 reviews
Dined on 16 October 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

No vibe, horrible service, burnt food. Dont waste your money, there is much better food in london

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Rali
London
3 reviews
Dined on 16 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came here for a bottomless brunch - food and drink were great value, staff were very polite and attentive, overall a really great experience! Would definitely be back

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EddieG
London
2 reviews
Dined on 15 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal.... meat was of real high quality. Fab service too....we were looked after very well.

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AMALw
London
1 review
Dined on 15 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wow !!! Service food !! Not local to the area but a great find . Would recommend would return .

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TomIredale
London
4 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We had a really nice meal and the staff were excellent. My friend had wanted to try it out for a while and was very happy.

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vimto
London
2 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great bottomless brunch! Good food and cocktails.

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Diana
London
4 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience3

The food here is very good. The portions are HUGE though. I mean really huge. I couldn’t even eat half of the food on my plate , despite it being tasty. I don’t think anyone can eat the amount of food served with each dish- cutting the portion size would make a lot of sense .

The atmosphere is somewhat lacking, but I guess that’s COVID times for you. The staff was very friendly and attentive.

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JBIZ
London
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Great food. Very impressed with the cocktails too.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 7 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Actually quite a nice place! There weren't many people which was great for two. The waitress was lovely and made sure we were comfortable. The food was much more than I was expecting and filled me for £11. Would definitely come back!

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OpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on 2 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food, good value as well. Friendly staff, good at keeping an eye on the drinks

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EuanH
London
1 review
Dined on 30 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good food and drinks, and excellent service from all staff. Food came quickly and was amazing. Will definitely be back

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 27 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The brunch menu was amazing - would highly recommend.

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AmiR
London
1 review
Dined on 27 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for bottomless brunch - never had to ask for the glasses to be topped up, they were very attentive. Food was DELICIOUS and my friend and I could have definitely stayed for another couple of hours if our time hadn't run out.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Amazing waitress, she was so lovely. Food is AMAZING! Loved it

JA
JoelA
London
1 review
Dined on 16 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and fantastic food; perfect chilled atmosphere

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TopeO
London
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for the bottomless brunch and the food was amazing, especially the pancakes - service was great and they made sure the experience was COVID-secure. Would definitely recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent spot for people who love American food! I took my boyfriend here for his birthday and we were not disappointed!

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Hollyyy
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on 9 September 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience2

I was expecting bigger things tbh. The food was average. I had seen the photos of it really excited to go and the platter was half the size of the images advertised. The sausage looking nothing like that and everything was double. The price was very spenny for what it was having been to other smoke houses this isn’t a strong. The Resturant itself was very average nothing special felt like a canteen I wouldn’t go there again, we went for the 50% off and defo would spend anymore than that.

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Foodie123
London
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2020
Overall2food1service4ambience4

Service was good and staff were friendly. Drinks and cocktails tasted nice and were readily available. However food was poor. Every dish was swimming in oil and all dishes has the same flavour.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very delicious food and great service. Liked the vibes inside too, was nice and relaxed.

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HotBox Spitalfields is rated 4.3 stars by 398 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.