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Pilpel

#1,720 of 17,833 Restaurants in London
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146 Fleet Street | 1A Wine Office Court, London ec4a 3by, England
+44 20 7583 2030
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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Very good falafel with a good selection of fresh salads. I like that they hand you a falafel ball already to eat while waiting - a brilliant gesture.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

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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OSLO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
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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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
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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Maastricht, Nederland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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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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
Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Fleet Street | 1A Wine Office Court, London ec4a 3by, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • 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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City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile in the world, the financial district known simply as “The City” is one of London's most historic and fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually every era in between, including Christopher Wren's glorious St.Paul's Cathedral, and John Soane's dauntingly classicist Bank of England. This neighbourhood is also home to some of the finest restaurants and plushest hotels in Europe, in addition to an assortment of of watering holes, upscale shops, and Tube stations. During the week, the City is abuzz with white collar workers going about their business; the weekend sees this area turn into a quiet haven for sightseers.
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