Ruby's event at Walford East gets off to a bad start, Habiba makes an impression on Kush, and Stacey is concerned about a nervous Jean.
Ruby gets ready for her event at Walford East but she ends up enraging Iqra by posting a picture of her on the restaurant’s social media feed. After dealing with the uproar, Ruby rescues the event, roping in the Slaters to help her out.
The event gets underway and a concerned Jay reveals to Stacey that the police have been round looking for Ruby but he managed to put them off. Jay is completely bowled over by Ruby and tries to make things official between them but she’s too busy dealing with a potential client, Lewis, to talk to him.
There’s a big scene when Lewis tries to make a move on Ruby and she freaks out and orders him to leave. As things go from bad to worse, the event come to a sudden end…
Iqra, meanwhile, is concerned about the picture of her on the social media page but Habiba tries to calm her fears. After Habiba persuades Iqra to return to the party, she spills a drink all over Kush, but he flirts with her.
Despite the ups and downs, Iqra and Habiba feel that the Walford East event has been a success. But there’s a shock in store for the girls when Kathy reveals that Masood sold his share of the restaurant and she’s their manager!
Jean probes Sonia for some information on her mum, asking how Carol coped after her cancer diagnosis. When Sonia shares some advice, Jean takes it to heart and throws out all of the unhealthy food in the house. Stacey is frustrated and worried that Jean is still so on edge and she encourages her to go and see the doctor again.
Also, Shirley stirs before Mick and Linda’s holiday to Australia. A hungover Rainie isn’t sure exactly what she got up to the previous night…
EastEnders continues on BBC1 on Tuesday at 7.30pm
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