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G. Kelly

East End / East London
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526 Roman Road | Roman Road Market, London E3 5ES, England
+44 20 8980 3165
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 16:00
Tue - Thu 10:00 - 16:00
Fri 10:00 - 19:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:30
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48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Use fairly often. Friendly family run long established traditional pie and mash shop. Also do excellent home made puddings such as rhubarb, cherry or apple.

Thank Liammer
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San Francisco,CA
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201 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Gotta visit G. Kelly if you're in the east of London. Service is friendly and quick, and total value for money for the staple pie and mash. Scene is very casual, food filling and comforting.

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112 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Love the decor. This is what all the trendy places in NYC and all around the world want to look like. Just that here it's actually real. Oh and the food. Well it's just amazing pie and the fact that you can still get such high quality food at such a bargain price leaves hope for all of us.

Thank thereallife
G-Kelly-London, Owner at G. Kelly, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words! I think you've hit the nail on the head! Hope to have you back soon. Neil. More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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289 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

If you fancy a taste of the old East End then head for this old fashioned white tiled cafe for the classic pie and mash with parsley sauce. The walls show photos of the pre war founding couple and the decor has been kept the same so it really is a cultural experience. There is a limited range of pies... More 

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Upminster, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

2 pies mash abd liquor twice and portion of jellied eels £15. The pies were freshly cooked, packed with filling. The plenty f mash in one serving and a lovely liquor. Everything you would expect. The service was great. Plenty of seating in this traditional pie and mash shop. We ate on a sunday around 1pm. It was starting to... More 

Thank Dean z
G-Kelly-London, Owner at G. Kelly, responded to this review

Thanks Dean! Hope to have you back again soon :) Neil More 

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

Proper pie mash. Great liquor, plenty of vinegar, lashings of white pepper! Always go with either my daughter Molly or sisters, at least once a week. Consistently great quality and always warm and friendly service. Been going here for 40 years and always enjoy it as if was my first or last pie mash!

Thank Jeff A
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62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Went here to day with the family. It is what u expect Pie mash and sauce.typical London food. No veg which I must admit I did miss but as said it is typical London food that they used to have in the Olden days. Very good prices. Would recommend but go in knowing that it is typical food if u... More 

Thank bethchampon
G-Kelly-London, Owner at G. Kelly, responded to this review

Hi Beth, thanks for your review! I'm assuming you mean vegtables rather than vegetarian pies (which we offer)? We might look into a more varied specials menu once we complete our restoration and begin opening in the evenings. We are aware that local people are now looking for more choice and this will of course include vegtables! Kind regards, Neil More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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465 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

You can't visit this part of London without experiencing Pie and Mash. No frills, local cuisine which is steeped in history. The pie, mash and liquor were all delicious and I licked my plate clean. You simply must visit G Kelly if in the area...better still...make the trip and you won't be disappointed.

Thank Joe B
G-Kelly-London, Manager at G. Kelly, responded to this review

Hi Stevie, Thanks for your feedback! We're trying hard to increase the quality of our food and service. We be refurbishing/ restoring the shop and bake-house over the next year so make sure you come back and see us once it's finished! Neil. More 

London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

A proper traditional East End pie and mash - cannot fault it! absolutely delicious. With a cosy atmosphere and original décor - you cannot go wrong!

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I grew up a stone throw away from this place and have visited since I was 3 - when I used to have mash and liquor in a bowl with my carton of juice - I've since upgraded and visit whenever I can with my mum and son. It's lovely to see the décor or staff haven't changed, it has... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 Roman Road | Roman Road Market, London E3 5ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > East End / East London
  • Neighbourhood: East End / East London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8980 3165
Our family has made and baked traditional East London Pie & Mash in Roman Road Market, London, since 1937. Our pies are hand-made in our in-house bakery using a recipe handed down through three generations.

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