The Oldest Fast Food Restaurant in London's East End

  • Published: 17 August 2016
  • In this MUNCHIES special, we meet owner Joe Cooke, great-grandson of Robert Cooke, who opened London’s first pie shop in 1862. Joe shows us how to prepare a proper plate of pie and mash, complete with an eel and parsley sauce known as liquor.

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Comments • 9 272

  • Garrxtt
    Garrxtt  1 hours back

    tf does he say at 5:31

    • Gaviscon
      Gaviscon  3 hours back

      I believe that this shop is no longer open 😞

      • the bun
        the bun  4 hours back

        Hepatitis on a plate.

        • green mushroom
          green mushroom  6 hours back

          What is the name of the sauce he puts on everything?

          • Jonny Damrill
            Jonny Damrill  7 hours back

            I went here once the best pie and mash I’d ever had also the first time I had eels

            • Schnuck Sergio
              Schnuck Sergio  8 hours back


              • Indranil Majumder
                Indranil Majumder  18 hours back

                Eww looks like vomit!! Need more spices

                • Holly Burke
                  Holly Burke  20 hours back

                  I would starve to death in England

                  • Charles Jannuzi
                    Charles Jannuzi  21 hours back

                    This is where I would go to eat out in London.

                    • Shaun Somma
                      Shaun Somma  22 hours back

                      Why in the hell would you eat "jelly eals" 😨 horrendous

                      • eia lagmay
                        eia lagmay  2 days back

                        the best boomer alive

                        • eastlondontillidie
                          eastlondontillidie  2 days back

                          Feel so patriotic 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🇬🇧

                          • Graeme Guthrie
                            Graeme Guthrie  2 days back

                            Making pot pie gross since who god knows when

                            • PadillaFilms
                              PadillaFilms  2 days back

                              Eels in jelly?

                              • Jeff Brunecz
                                Jeff Brunecz  2 days back

                                All of this looks fucking disgusting. Like a Plate of Donald Trump.

                                • almightychonk
                                  almightychonk  2 days back

                                  Words cannot describe how much I respect this man just from this one video

                                  • The Unseen Eye
                                    The Unseen Eye  2 days back

                                    Why he sound Australian

                                    • MacKinley
                                      MacKinley  2 days back

                                      What compound is in their blood that would make your eye smart other than salt? Interesting!

                                      • Zodius
                                        Zodius  3 hours back

                                        Eel blood contains a toxic protein

                                    • Adam Aiman
                                      Adam Aiman  2 days back

                                      This is what i call jelly-fish

                                      • DespacitoDaniel
                                        DespacitoDaniel  3 days back

                                        I keep coming back to this like those 2 ladies

                                        • Vince Mcloud
                                          Vince Mcloud  3 days back

                                          I was on board for the meat pie but when he brought out the jellied eel he lost me

                                          • Kjca
                                            Kjca  3 days back

                                            Can all the yanks please fuck off and leave us be? Honest to god you Cheeto eating freaks are the most irritating cunts on earth.

                                            • Erique John
                                              Erique John  3 days back

                                              I would honestly visit England just to try that authentic east end dish.

                                              • Ajay Mohan
                                                Ajay Mohan  3 days back

                                                Lol he's a gooner.Sad times.

                                                • hidanone
                                                  hidanone  4 days back

                                                  That food looks like garbage. White people have no culture

                                                  • Richella River
                                                    Richella River  4 days back

                                                    "but it does double as a wart so it's very handy" does this man know I would die for him.

                                                    • 142MP
                                                      142MP  4 days back

                                                      Shit looks gross

                                                      • Watching You
                                                        Watching You  4 days back

                                                        What a wonderful story.

                                                        • The Ganjacologist
                                                          The Ganjacologist  4 days back

                                                          Lost me when you jellied those eels.

                                                          • Deano Moore
                                                            Deano Moore  4 days back

                                                            Look at this miss London now 🤣 getting hungry

                                                            • suttaguitar
                                                              suttaguitar  4 days back

                                                              That looks exactly what old people would eat.

                                                              • Max Hooper
                                                                Max Hooper  4 days back

                                                                Those two old ladies are the cutest! All these people remind me so much of my family it’s adorable

                                                                • Max Hooper
                                                                  Max Hooper  4 days back

                                                                  It’s so easy to dis British food, minus all the cuisine learnt from the empire its pretty bland. But that’s the thing, it’s basic food done well. That’s the best of British cuisine, simple and soul warming.

                                                                  • Max Hooper
                                                                    Max Hooper  4 days back

                                                                    The Liquor, pie and mash are amazing, proper comfort food, reminds me of my grandparents. Eels tho...... AWFUL, I’m as cockney as they come but I can’t stomach it, disgusting.

                                                                    • Wulfrvm
                                                                      Wulfrvm  5 days back

                                                                      2:30 he steal that blade from Daud?

                                                                      • Dee Dish
                                                                        Dee Dish  5 days back

                                                                        This man is a national treasure.

                                                                        • Sanjiv Rasiah
                                                                          Sanjiv Rasiah  5 days back

                                                                          rokugen alice

                                                                          • Gandadorf
                                                                            Gandadorf  5 days back

                                                                            Daily dose

                                                                            • Kyle Huynh
                                                                              Kyle Huynh  5 days back

                                                                              Id pay money for gordon ramsay to come in here and make a review

                                                                              • The Loyalist
                                                                                The Loyalist  6 days back

                                                                                Those pies look fucking lovely

                                                                                • Brian Gleason
                                                                                  Brian Gleason  6 days back

                                                                                  This restaurant is a must try on my list.

                                                                                  • Jp-39
                                                                                    Jp-39  2 days back

                                                                                    literally just been here with my girlfriend. We both love seafood but my advice would be to stay away the the jellied eels. I've had grilled eels in the past and loved them but jellied is gross😂 pie was good though

                                                                                • ThePhantasticFule
                                                                                  ThePhantasticFule  6 days back

                                                                                  Looking at the meat pie section of the video made me think of Sweeney Todd

                                                                                  • Tbone Steak
                                                                                    Tbone Steak  1 weeks back

                                                                                    Vegan pie 🙄

                                                                                    • Nimbruh _
                                                                                      Nimbruh _  1 weeks back

                                                                                      2:55 fuck

                                                                                      • Joe Bela
                                                                                        Joe Bela  1 weeks back

                                                                                        He’s a no nonsense Pie man.

                                                                                        • Eddy Que
                                                                                          Eddy Que  1 weeks back

                                                                                          imagine marrying an english woman that could cook shit like this

                                                                                          • MusicchannelFX
                                                                                            MusicchannelFX  1 weeks back

                                                                                            1:03 is this Miss Sophie?!

                                                                                            • Danny Joseph
                                                                                              Danny Joseph  1 weeks back

                                                                                              F**k you youtube .its 3 am and im hungry af!!!