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161a Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 6SB
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Thu 12:00 - 23:00, Fri & Sat 12:00 - 00:00 & Sun 12:00 - 21:30
 
PRICES
Main Courses £9.95-£13.50
 

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FikaHave a fika at Fika on Brick Lane and you'll be having a break from the usual routine. With this being the only Swedish caf? / restaurant among the curry houses of Brick Lane Fika surely lives up to its name. On the menu you'll find that Swedish food is more than pickled herrings. If you're in search of a substantial meal you can expect your main course to be served 'on the plank' which means your great big prime sirloin steak, sourced from Smithfield market, comes on a oak wood board. This comes served with grilled tomato and mashed potato around the edge which has been gently grilled and pressed (so there's no dairy). There's also a veggie 'planka' - a healthy portion of chick peas, beans and hearty veg. Traditional Swedish delicacies including herring and gravadlax are here too, ideal lighter bites or starters, with the salmon fresh from Billingsgate. A welcome break from the spicy side of Brick Lane life.

 

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Whitechapel Station
 
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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
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Sclater Street Car Park
 
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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  41% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Fika
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  42% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 8 minutes from Fika
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £100  31% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 10 minutes from Fika
From studio apartments to one and two beds, 196 Bishopsgate offers a full range of self-catering flats that give you more independence than a hotel. Apartments ... More
 
 
 
 
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Belgo - Kingsway
London > Restaurants > Scandinavian restaurants
67 Kingsway, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2.2 miles from Fika
Fancy food and beer in a bank vault? That's what the Belgo in London's Kingsway is offering as a converted former Lloyds bank, with the bank ... More
 
 
 
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Leon de Bruxelles
London > Restaurants > Scandinavian restaurants
24 Cambridge Circus, Soho, London WC2H | 2.6 miles from Fika
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Nordic Bar
London > Restaurants > Scandinavian restaurants
25 Newman Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2.8 miles from Fika
Located a stone's throw away from Oxford Street, Nordic is a Scandinavian bar that brings together food, drinks and traditional events from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland ... More
 
 
 
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Hookah Lounge
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
133 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | Same location as Fika
Taking its name from the Hookah pipe (also known as a shisha), this is one of London's most popular tea rooms. There's a tipple for every ... More
 
 
 
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Cereal Killer Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
139 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | Same location as Fika
It's breakfast all day at the Cereal Killer Cafe where 100 cereals from all over the world can be customized with 13 different milks and 20 ... More
 
 
 
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Suvlaki Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Greek restaurants
161 Brick Lane, E1 | Same location as Fika
Traditional grilled meat skewers cooked over hot coals and stuffed in a pita are the signature dish at Greek restaurant Suvlaki on Brick ... More
 
 
 
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Wiggly Jigglers
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 26th September 2017 - 1pm
Fika, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 2 minutes from Fika
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Animated Images
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th to 29th Sep 2017 - 10am-11pm
Fika, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 2 minutes from Fika
Syrian artist Sulafa Hijazi's series of animated images is a response to our ever-increasing relationship with new media....More
 
 
 
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Barefoot Opera: La Boheme
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 28th September 2017 - 7.30pm
Fika, Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, E1 | 6 minutes from Fika
Puccini's classic opera in which aspiring novelist Rodolfo falls for immigrant cleaner Mimi, and discovers a harsh reality as their youthful passion brings joy and pain. ...More
 
 
 
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Rich Mix Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 2 minutes from Fika
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different ... More
 
 
 
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Rich Mix Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E16LA | 2 minutes from Fika
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different interests with ... More
 
 
 
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Sonos Studio London
London > Entertainment >
21 Club Row, E2 | 3 minutes from Fika
High-end audio brand Sonos opens the Sonos Studio London, their new permanent cultural space, in late 2015. Building on their space in LA, which has been ... More
 
 
 
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Former Shoreditch Underground Station
London > Attractions >
Pedley Street, off Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 2 minutes from Fika
The former Shoreditch Underground Station closed in 2006, and while the rest of the line re-opened in 2010 as part of the London Overground network, poor ... More
 
 
 
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The Boiler House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Fika
The Old Truman Brewery's celebrated Old Boiler House, which dates back to the 1830s, a warehouse with spectacular soaring ceilings and houses the landmark Truman Chimney, ... More
 
 
 
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Dennis Severs' House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Fika
The brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs' House at 18 Folgate Street captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as experienced ... More
 
 
 
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Bacon Street Project
London > Shopping > Clothing
14 Bacon Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Fika
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Franze & Evans
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
101 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 1 minute from Fika
Beauty therapist Theresa Lococo, her cousin and art lover Nicolas Franze and lawyer Clare Evans are Franze & Evans, an Italian deli where they do the ... More
 
 
 
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Ella Doran
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Ground Floor Shop, 46 Cheshire Street, Shoreditch, London E26EH | 2 minutes from Fika
From coasters and trays to mouse mats and mugs, Ella Doran has designs on everyday objects, intent on turning them from functional to funky. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4 minutes from Fika
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Fika
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 17 minutes from Fika
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from Fika
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Fika
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
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York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 17 minutes from Fika
York Hall Leisure Centre in Bethnal Green includes a gym, day spa, 33-metre swimming pool, Turkish bath and offers a wide range of exercise classes but ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 6 minutes from Fika
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
 
 
 
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The Royal Oak
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 8 minutes from Fika
You might just recognise this pub off the telly - it has featured in the Kray's film, sitcom Good Night Sweetheart and even Blue Peter. The ... More
 
 
 
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The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Fika
This bohemian boozer was an integral part of the Shoreditch explosion. Tucked away down a cobbled East End alley it was originally a mecca for local ... More
 
 
 
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Alcotraz: Prison Cocktail Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
212 Brick Lane, E1 | 1 minute from Fika
We can think of worse places to serve time. Alcotraz is a cocktail bar inspired by America's most infamous prison , popping up behind ... More
 
 
 
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BrewDog Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 2 minutes from Fika
The BrewDog bar in Bethnal Green Road caters for the Shoreditch hipsters with BrewDog craft beers and interiors decorated with antique tiles, reclaimed metal and a ... More
 
 
 
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The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Fika
Vibe Bar manages to be both chilled out and cutting edge. Located inside the Truman Brewery on trendy Brick Lane, you can come here to drink ... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Fika
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Fika
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 
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Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 11 minutes from Fika
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