Perched on Brick Lane, the UK's curry restaurant capital, Bengal Village offers an authentic taste of India. An award-winning menu has gained praise from a string of critics, and Bengal Village restaurant has featured in publications including Time Out, the Evening Standard and the Cobra Good Curry Guide.
Venue Details & Map
75 Brick LaneShadwellLondonE1 6QL
- +44 (0)20 7366 4868
- Public transport:
- Shoreditch, Underground
Worst meal I've had in a really long time. The food was greasy and bland. The naan wasn't warm. The rice had no flavor and seemed to have been microwaved in a bag. The curry was bland and oily. The "free" beer seemed to have been watered down. They gave us a "deal" for 14.95, but that meal wouldn't have even been worth a fiver. All around - awful.more
There is no way you could get me back in the door of this restaurant. As well as the misleading advertising, the staff who try and push you inside with offers they can't then deliver, the food is totally awful!
They try and sell you that the Evening Standard gave them five stars, (so does their website) but whatever has happened since then, their food is awful.
If this isn't MSG...more
I was so, so excited to get my curry on in one of the legendary Brick Lane curry houses - so excited, in fact, that I neglected to check Yelp before choosing. Ouch!
After being aggressively mauled by touts outside, the boy and I chose this spot because of the printed accolades lining their windows, hoping that the positive reviews would be true. They could not have been farther from the...more
I went there with several friends for dinner and I was quite disappointed. I ordered the King Prawns Jeera which, according to their own menu, was supposed to be served on a sizzling plate. The dish arrive without any sizzle, and the 'prawns' were actually medium size shrimps. I've been too quite a few Indian restaurants. Bengal Village is the only place that doesn't serve Basmati rice....more