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Preem & Prithi Balti House
124-126 Brick LaneShadwellLondonE1 6SE
- +44 (0)20 7377 5252
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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
Went down to brick lane for the evening.... had my yelp for iphone on, but the wife was not interested in the better rated places, so we played restaurant roulette and ended up at Preem.
What a mistake.
Had some popadoms to start which were the highlight of the meal.
Then tried the vegetarian somosas and king fried shrimp- both were very average... The shrimp was huge- the size of my...more
The food at Preem is disgusting. The service at Preem is horrible. Why do people go to Preem? Because they don't know better, or the main reason, because they are open late and serve booze.
The last time I was in there they wouldn't let us leave until we bought more food. Apparently they didn't think our order was big enough so they sent two men over to our table to yell at us (we were two...more