Ambala Sweet Centre is a specialist Indian confectionery. They offer an array of sweet and savoury items including pasties, samosa's, fudge, barfi and dried fruit. Now a chain boasting several shops, Ambala Sweet Centre remains popular with Indian ex-pats and all admirers of ethnic food.

Venue Details & Map


55 Brick Lane
E1 6PU
+44 (0)20 7247 8569
Public transport:
Aldgate East, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews

4 out of 5 based on 4 reviews

Top 4 reviews of Ambala

5.0 out of 5 2 August 2014
by Jenna B.

Amazing samosas. Coming from NY with little to no good indian food, the samosas here was an amazing experience. Also, the sweets here are really wonderful. The pistachio - pista barfi not being neon green is a hint.

A really nice find in an area filled with mediocre food and people selling garbage.more

4.0 out of 5 20 June 2012
by Sam S.

This shop has so much Indian junk food :-))) nice selection of savories and deep fried Indian snacks. Would go here anytime :-)more

4.0 out of 5 21 December 2009
by Jason E.

I work in the City with a team from India and they have established a custom of zipping out to Ambala on a Friday afternoon and returning with a huge box of hot samosas. When I find out who came up with the idea I shall demand that they are promoted and given some sort of employee of the decade award.

Ambala sell a vast range of Indian/Pakistani savoury snacks and sweets. Both their lamb...more

3.0 out of 5 8 March 2009
by Tom E.

In my endless quest to be cooler than all you people I shunned the food stalls of Sunday UpMarket with their mobs of people wearing ironic large sunglasses, I turned my nose up at the hog roasts at Shoreditch cliches 93ft East and the Truman Brewery, and I certainly wasn't going to join the More4-loving set lunching away at shiny chain restaurants in what used to be wonderful Spitalfields. No,...more

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