Award winning Indian Restaurant in Brick Lane. Located at the heart of East London - Brick Lane, the Bengal Village has been named and recognized to be one of the top Indian/Bengali Restaurant. Established in 1991, the Bengal Village has since worked hard to maintain an extremely high level of quality. Our philosophy revolves around healthy eating, which is why we ensure all of the ingredients used in our food are delivered fresh daily.
Venue Details & Map
75 Brick LaneShadwellLondonE1 6QL
- Public transport:
- Shoreditch, Underground
I have a fondness for Bengal Village. Brick Lane is a bit of a lottery when it comes to Indian restaurants, as many know, not helped in recent years by the incessant hawkers trying to pull you in to their restaurants with discount offers which personally I find very off putting and I think actually drives people away. This is part of the reason I have eaten at Bengal Village many times over...more
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