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The Old Truman Brewery, Ely's Yard, Brick Lane, London, E1 6QR +44 8000475778

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  • Caboose - London
  • Caboose - London
  • Caboose - London
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Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 12:00 - 23:00

Fantastic service, massive portions, every dish was tasty

Karen Ng 09 June 2017
from London

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Housed in a derelict train carriage on Brick Lane, Caboose is a unique location for sampling slow-cooked, smokehouse-style British meats. Seating a maximum of 12, the chefs cook in front of you to create an intimate private venue.

Changing with the seasons, the Caboose menu is a nod to the classic American barbecue, with mouth-watering burgers and slaws teaming up with rich sauces, cheeses and mash. Start with an indulgent platter of smoked and cured meats with French cheeses, before tackling one of the meat-laden mains. Paying homage to the origins of the setting, ‘The Fat Controller’ is a sumptuous blend of 10-hour pulled pork belly, smoked over fruit wood and served with barbecue sauce, pickles and smoked cheddar.

Caboose Brick Lane operates a bring-your-own-booze policy, so guests can make themselves at home in the rustically furbished wood cabin. The coffee is always fair trade, and like the meat is carefully sourced.

On one of London’s most fashionable streets, Caboose is a 5-minute walk from Shoreditch High Street Train Station.


The Old Truman Brewery, Ely's Yard, Brick Lane, London, E1 6QR

Contact +44 7437209275
Reservations +44 8000475778

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Customer reviews for Caboose

4.9 ((((( (based on 30 reviews)
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  • dinner (21)
  • private dining (20)
  • trendy (17)
  • entertainment (11)
  • value (10)
  • large parties (6)
  • lunch (2)
  • al fresco (1)
  • business (1)
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  • (((** 7 November 2017 by Gary Maher from London

    A very unique location and excellent vibe. Food about 3/4 star. Was given an unexpected service charge of about 12% which was not mentioned anywhere before hand and bearing in mind you serve your own drinks a bit over the top

  • ((((( 9 June 2017 by Karen Ng from London

    Fantastic service, massive portions, every dish was tasty

  • ((((( 8 June 2017 by Will North from London

    Great experience - food really good, good vibes, would highly recommend.

  • ((((( 14 March 2017 by Mark Hudson from Norwich

    Street food Private Dining. Odd and great.
    It's BYO booze so if you want a beer or two don't forget it.

  • ((((( 8 March 2017 by MK from London

    Great night again.

  • ((((( 23 February 2017 by Claire Kellegher from London

    The platter was lovely, had a lovely surprise with the Mac and cheese balls.

  • ((((( 11 January 2017 by Lois Fowler from London

    We went for a special birthday lunch and it was fab. Food is generous and the BYO drinks suited us. We had so much more fun than we could have done in a restaurant, played our favourite music. Best for a group of friends who want a laugh. Great service from lovely Emily.

  • ((((( 20 December 2016 by Lisa Garner from London

    Great experience!! Had the whole cabin to ourselves - food was great and Hugo (the chef) was friendly and helpful..
    BYO meant that it was great value too!

  • ((((( 14 December 2016 by Joe Peyton from London

    It was amazing. It is always amazing! Food great, atmosphere great, staff great, music great! We'll back soon.

  • ((((( 7 December 2016 by Rajiv Doshi from London

    Caboose was great. Awesome little space and Emily and Ola took care of us. Food was great too.

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