Local independent Cafe / Restaurant in Bethnal Green serving delicious ethically sourced food in a relaxed atmosphere

Breakfast (8.30- 11 am)


Ethically sourced food in a relaxed atmosphere. Bethnal Green, London.

Sister restaurant to Clerkenwell Kitchen, set in a stunning Grade II-listed building, the former Allen & Hanbury’s pill-packing factory, The Pill Box Kitchen brings classic, seasonal food to the heart of London’s East End.

Managed by Rita Maia, from The Portuguese Conspiracy, and kitchen run by Ivana Brdanovic from The Clerkenwell Kitchen.

Open every weekday, from 8 am till 6 pm, serving breakfast, lunch, coffees and homemade cakes.
We are also available for private hire and catering.



Seasonal cooking with fresh food from sustainable sources.

Meat and dairy products are free range or organic. Fish is line caught where possible and always from sustainable stocks. We support small scale farmers and artisan suppliers to ensure the highest quality and trace-ability of our food.

Suppliers are chosen because they offer the best quality and flavour as well as sharing our commitment to traditional farming methods and fair trade.

  • Keith and Elizabeth at Chiltern Farm for lamb, pork and game
  • Rookery Farm for eggs
  • Billingsgate Market for sustainable fresh fish
  • Chris Hazeldon for potatoes from Suffolk
  • E5 Bakehouse for artisan baked sourdough bread
  • Jack Coleman for hand roasted coffee beans
  • Nothing But The Grape for organic, natural wines
  • Crate Brewery for London brewed traditional beers and ales

A versatile entertaining space in East London. Available for private hire any weekday evening and all day at weekends.

A stylish open space pays homage to the original use of The Pill Box, a pharmaceutical factory. Complete with original parquet flooring, exposed brickwork and quirky medicine themed features, this is an ideal location for hosting events.
The venue can easily accommodate 120 guests, with seating for 50.
Fully equipped professional kitchen and alcohol license.

If you would like further information just call us, email us pillboxkitchen@gmail.com (Website Enquiry) or pop in for a chat.

We would love to hear from you so please get in touch with your ideas!