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Pilpel

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146 Fleet Street | 1A Wine Office Court, London ec4a 3by, England
+44 20 7583 2030
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Falafel in the pita (white or brown bread) is truly fascinating. The people who work there are polite and will help you out with suggestions if you're to come for the first time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If u love flafel or vege food in general go for that one. Lovely sekection of flafel and excellent service.

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Thank ayman35
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I work on fleet street and have decided to check out eateries around the area. I had falafel in pilpel and have to say they make the best falafel in London. Very bubbly and friendly staff and reasonably priced. You have the option of having it in a pati or in a bowl. Pilpel is quite hidden you'd have to... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I visited the Spitalfield's branch of PilPel for a quick bite while at the market - the service was speedy, food ready to go and absolutely delicious! The falafel was the best I have had.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Pilpel now have 3 branches. I usualy go to the one in Spitafields which is open 7 days a week! Pilpel make one of the best falafels, which are 'green' inside. I used to go to Maoz in Soho, which has a similar offering, but I did not like the self-service salad bar, as customers were not hygienic when serving... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Pilpel does the best falafels in London! And the salads are great too! One regret: they do not deliver :(

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This is my favourite PilPel, but they all provide the same consistent incredible fast food and all have the FRIENDLIEST staff. I love this place because the food is so fresh no matter what time you go in, they never run out of ingredients and the warmest staff whip up your falafel box or pitta at lightning speed. The place... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

After reading that Pilpel make what is considered one of the best falafels in London, I had to try! Well, it has indeed one of the best ones. I got mine in a pitta bread with a nice selection of fillings, everything fresh and tasty. The service was absolutely amazing, thanks to Alexandra, she is a true star! My only... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Waiting for the EasyBus there was some time for food. I walked by this place but was a little bit in doubt.. it looked like a chain. Inside I was warmly welcomed by the staff and five minutes later I walked outside with my salad box with crispy fresh falafel. Just accross the road there is a big square where... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Amazing falafel and customer service!! I recommend it to all the falafel lovers. The humus its really nice!!! ;) I will come back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Fleet Street | 1A Wine Office Court, London ec4a 3by, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Spitalfields
  • Neighbourhood: Spitalfields
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7583 2030

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Spitalfields
For a glimpse of Georgian and Victorian London at its most pristine, or a peek into what's apt to be the next big global trend, the hipster zone of Spitalfields can provide hours of amazement. Around the clock, this is a haven for early morning bargain hunters sizing up its street markets, foodie foragers throughout the day, or late night revelers hitting some of London's most popular bars and clubs.

 Wedged between the business-minded City of London, expressly trendy Shoreditch, and zestful Whitechapel, the lines between traditional and contemporary beautifully blur in this historic East End nexus.
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