Wright Brothers - Spitalfields

4.4
585 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Seafood
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  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Right at the heart of the vibrant Old Spitalfields Market, Wright Brothers Spitalfields is smart in some ways, casual in others and lively always.

Characterised by the stunning marble oyster bar which invites counter-style dining while chefs shuck and prepare the freshest oysters in front of you. The seafood at Wright Brothers comes sourced via their own wholesale business in Billigsgate market. Feast on huge seafood platters, packed with fresh shellfish alongside a seasonal selection of delicious small plates and flavourful mains like the tempura fried soft shell crab with sriracha mayonnaise, winter slaw & fries.

The bar serves a comprehensive range of seafood friendly wines and cocktails, which can also be enjoyed outside on the 'Market Terrace’— a heated terrace which allows for year-round alfresco dining.

Oyster lovers should visit between 3-6pm daily to enjoy their 'Pound a Pop' offer: oysters for just £1 each.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, Modern European
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday: 12pm - 10:30pm
Sunday: 12pm - 9pm
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Phone number
020 7324 7730
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Michal Heins
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Cross Street
Spitalfields Market
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Parking Details
Street parking is very limited near Spitalfields Market on evenings and weekends. However there is a large car park at the back of the Truman Brewery, in Ely's Yard off Hanbury Street, about 2-3 minutes walk away.

There are two large bike racks on Lamb Street.
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Public Transit
Spitalfields Market is located a short walk from Liverpool Street Station and Shoreditch High Street Overground.

The number 67 bus serves Commercial St, or the 8, 26, 35, 42, 47, 48, 78, 135, 149, 205, 242, 344 and 388 are approx 3 min away on Bishopsgate.
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Special Events & Promotions
Undercover and heated, yet outdoors, our Market Terrace is an informal space within vibrant Old Spitalfields Market suitable for events all year around. Seats up to 30 people or 40 standing. For more information please email sam@thewrightbrothers.co.uk
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Wheelchair Access
What 585 People Are Saying
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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never fails, always deliver, great evening!

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MI
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Went for our anniversary. Staff very obliging to our request for a cosy corner. Food was great. Not cheap but exceptional quality.

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KS
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 3 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Third time here and never disappoints. Made booking about a week earlier and process was trouble free. Wonderful food and good service - not rushed and food was served promptly. Oysters are superb! Will return!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food. Brilliant service, serving staff very knowledgeable. Nice atmosphere. Would definitely return.

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LD
London
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We recently visited Wright Brother Spitalfields again. Amazing food and service. If you love Oysters and shellfish - Wright Brothers is a must. It was a special occasion and Carmela made it such a special meal. She went out of her way and was amazing. We were celebrating a joint birthday with friends and were bowled over by the service. Carmela and her colleagues Istavan and Heather are deserving of praise. The seafood platter is top notch and of exceptional quality. The cocktails were mouthwatering. This has become one of favourites and will be visiting very soon. Thank you to all the team at Wright Brothers Spitalfields.

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e
London
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

lovely friendly staff and amazing oyster happy hour

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c
London
67 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Definitely the best of the Wright Bros venues. Excellent food and not as noisy as other branches.

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CP
London
4 reviews
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

AMAZING SERVICE AS ALWAYS FROM JOSH, MARTINA, LUKE AND THE WHOLE TEAM - THEY ARE IMPECCABLE WITH CUSTOMER SERVICE...... WE HAVE BEEN COMING HERE SINCE THEY OPENED AND ALWAYS ENJOY IT.... BUT THERE ARE SOME GREAT NEW DISHES ON THE MENU PARTICULARLY AT THE MOMENT (WHOLE BRILL) V V V FRESH!

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KT
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on 22 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went to celebrate Thanksgiving in London and wanted a unique experience, which is exactly what we got. The restaurant had a very nice feel to it, friendly service, and tasty seafood dishes. The crab dish was a lot of work, but worth it for the taste.

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KP
London
2 reviews
Dined on 20 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing oysters for my boyfriend's birthday meal. Great to have with a pint of Guinness. Very good service & good value for money. Our new favourite place!

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 18 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely Amazing... 🥰

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Kent
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Terrible dinner at 8pm on a Saturday night no seafood left! Not a patch on borough market

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g
London
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great place for seafood. The service is attentive and the staff make sure you have a great time.
The wine selection is fantastic. I would recommend it either for a business lunch or a couple dinner.

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P
Hamburg Area
12 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always, it’s been amazing. I have been a couple of times now and I have never been disappointed. The cocktails are delicious, the food is fresh and the service is very friendly. I would definitely always come back!

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AI
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 12 November 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

The ambiance is nice and the staff attentive, but for the ingredients they seem to use the food could have been way better. My fish was oily and covered in too much salty garnish that obscured the taste of the seared tuna, the artichokes were drowning in butter and overcooked, and the oysters were average. It seemed overpriced considering the quality of the meal and I wouldn’t go back.

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j
London
251 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Lunch with friends was fantastic. The food was delicious, great ingredients beautifully papered and sauced. At the suggestion of our Spanish waiter I started with octopus and I can say it was the most delicious dish of this type I have ever had. Service throughout was great.

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MB
London
1 review
Dined on 26 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A lovely meal and experience as always. Delicious food, well presented and friendly, efficient staff.

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MJ
London
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Spitalfields is a great spot and the tuna was really, really good

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SW
London
5 reviews
Dined on 15 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

This was a get-together with a couple of friends which last met at a different Wright Bros, so we had a benchmark.
Food was good, but we found that it was somewhat pricey - especially the oysters, which were something we really wanted to try there.
Service fine, ambience fine.

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D
London
5 reviews
Dined on 13 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We’ve dined here before for special occasion, and always treated well and birthday noted. Staff friendly and service good. Food delicious and well presented. Always a very enjoyable evening.

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R
London
5 reviews
Dined on 8 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious. Seating gives privacy and it’ss Quiet enough to talk without shouting. Service is friendly and good.

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JB
London
2 reviews
Dined on 6 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were served by a lovely chef called Imad, who made our experience fab!! Would definitely recommend and will be returning without a doubt. Thanks for a great evening!

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s
London
5 reviews
Dined on 6 October 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

Been to wright brothers may times ,the food quantity and quality was not as it should be for the prices,my fish was overcooked and presentation very poor

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EP
London
5 reviews
Dined on 6 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

£1 oysters are totally worth it!

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A
London
7 reviews
Dined on 5 October 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

Food extremely poor,cooked with out love.
Service very disappointed.
Kitchen was not even able to fry a portion of chips right,what a shame.
Price wise,to expensive,stay away.

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s
London
11 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

We love their food. Always fresh and flavourful. This time. The service was not good. A waiter wanted to take our salt away during the meal because they run out of salt mill. When we ordered second bottle of wine, a waiter was chatting to other staffs while he hold our wine bottle. We were all waiting for him to pour the wine to us. Hope this gets better next time.

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M
London
41 reviews
Dined on 1 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

A real find. Great choice of drinks. Tantalizing selection of well produced small plates. And all served by attentive staff in a perfectly sized (for conversation) space.

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A
London
2 reviews
Dined on 30 September 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Sunday early evening birthday celebration. Overall we had a good time. Food was good and the service excellent. However there was a shortage of oysters which fortunately did not affect our choices.

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KH
London
1 review
Dined on 29 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Me and my friend went for a girls weekend away. We don’t like to eat food that will make us feel we have put loads of wait on. Was our first time here but 100% will be going back. The staff were so upbeat and fun. Highly recommend Wright’s brothers

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MB
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic service, cant wait to go again and food was exceptional

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LM
London
5 reviews
Dined on 27 September 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

A nice looking restaurant with good ambience. There is an extensive range of fish dishes on the menu and four of us tried several different ones. They were ok but not outstanding. The prices are expensive for the standard produced.

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E
London
1 review
Dined on 24 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our dinner at Wright brothers was top notch. The food was absolutely amazing. The ingredients seemed super fresh and high quality, and the flavours were complex. The portions were so filling we didn't have any room for desert. Also, the service was fantastic. It was my husband's birthday and although we didn't order any desert, they brought out some delicious icecream with a birthday candle. I would definitely come again.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 22 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food!

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AJ
London
3 reviews
Dined on 21 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our favourite seafood restaurant, good choice of food and wine. Service excellent, friendly and attentive without being intrusive. Love the oysters.

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c
London
31 reviews
Dined on 21 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Food and service really great as usual. The only thing I can say was bad was the fact that when we arrived the lady that greeted us tried to put us on a table right next to two ladies. The whole restaurant was empty apart from them and I do not understand why they do this when the whole restaurant was not reserved.

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j
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Lovely food mainly fish and seafood dishes. Attentive and thoughtful service. Enthusiastic staff. A good evening all round.

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s
County Durham
39 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2018
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 3

OK, but nothing to write home about unless you’re into oysters in a big way. Salt cod croquettes enjoyable, but uninspiring sea bass: very small and over-cooked. Hugely overpriced, especially the wine list. Far better alternatives very close by.

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BW
London
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2018
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

Didn’t get served a drink until prompting bar staff
But after that service was good

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AR
London
9 reviews
Dined on 3 September 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great menu, shellfish heavy starters from raw oysters to cockles to oyster shooters, other starters fantastic as well (cod croquettes are amazing), mains fish are solid

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DJ
London
24 reviews
Dined on 1 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

A return visit that didn't disappoint Great oysters to start and the fish mains were excellent. Drinks are pricey but staff friendly and efficient

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