Tinseltown is an American style diner & milkshake bar. Clients will always get great tasting food with typical American portions.
Venue Details & Map
1 Woodford AvenueTown CentreIlfordIG2 6UF
- +44 (0)20 8550 8088
- Public transport:
- Ilford Train Station, National Railway
Let's get this straight - this place is *not* some authentic American diner with kitschy charm, it doesn't attract a cool crowd, nor have cute waitresses chewing gum, nor give you flashbacks to Grease. What it is, is a late-night alcohol soaker-upper in East London that is a step up from the gauntlet of fried chicken shops that line my route home from the station, where you can sit in...more
The food there is really good, if a little overpriced. I had never had a sundae before I'd been there though, and considering that it was by far one of the best desserts I've ever had, the price of that was justified.
My criticism of the place would be regarding the lack of decent service from the waiters; it takes far too long to gain their attention whenever we need something. Also, would...more
Most of the waiters/waitresses in this American Diner were Eastern European and we had trouble understanding them. So much so that we ended up ordering incorrectly. So my advice, ensure that you repeat what you ordered a few times. However, the service was fine, if a little too keen.
The place itself has some atmosphere and it does feel a little like being in USA, but just a tad.
Location: Gants Hill roundabout. Not ideal for parking, so you need to sneak into a side road.
Atmosphere: Tinseltown decor is ok, they spent a lot of money on this place, and it is nice, very clean and new, lots of booths. It was packed when I went, lots of families and parties and friends hanging out together, altogether a nice atmosphere.
Service: They weren't the friendliest bunch,...more
An American Muslim girl's dream come TRUE!!!! Tinseltown offers great Americana and it's all Halal! I'm sad I only came here on my last night in London, but I hope to be back some day :)
The theme of the restaurant is kind of silly, but they work the theme thoroughly throughout the decor and menu. I had some really delicious lamb chops, my friend enjoyed her chicken burrito, and the...more