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Preem & Prithi Balti House
124-126 Brick LaneShadwellLondonE1 6SE
- +44 (0)20 7377 5252
- Public transport:
- Shoreditch, Underground
After a month in The Netherlands and Germany I was dying eat some spicy food. We had eaten at Preem and Prithi once before and remembered the food being really good. I asked the waiter what he would recommend for a girl with a Bengali father who was feeling homesick. He recommended a new lamb dish and told me that he would get the chef to make it as authentically as possible, just one level...more
We came in persuaded by the guy in the front and couldn't be more impressed with the food or price. 10 pounds per person got us each an appetizer, entree, rice and naan, AND 2 glasses of beer, EACH!? In an overpriced city like London, that's a steal! And the food was all good and flavorful! Definitely hit this place up if you're in the area!more
Typical Brick Lane Indian fare. Go on a weeknight and you can easily negotiate a deal with the guy at the door who's trying to entice people walking by to come in. We got for £12 a person, each a beverage of choice, entree, app, rice or naan, and a side. Can't really beat that price!! :) Also we mentioned we were looking to book a party on the weekend there and they quickly offered the...more
Preem & Prithi is in the middle of Brick Lane and finding a good curry on that Street trusts a lot to luck and my luck held the night I came when I was enticed in on the offer of a round of free drinks.
The walls are decorated by an eclectic collection of art which adds to the general character of the place. I had the Karahi Chicken with pilau rice which was pretty good and much to my liking...more
Preem is getting 2-stars for 2 things - the popardams and the naan. It should be getting 1-star for charging us for drinks when the guy who badgered us into the place said they'd be on him. I figured I'd just skip the tip instead of making an issue out of it. Of course, in the UK, tipping isn't really expected in a place like this anyway.
Suffice it to say, all of the mains and side we get...more