Started by Mohammad Tayyab more than 30 years ago, this family run restaurant in historic Whitechapel has grown in size and reputation over the years. Originally a daytime café for locals and those in the know, Tayyabs eventually opened an evening restaurant in an adjoining Victorian pub. The menu is 100% halal.
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83 - 89 Fieldgate StreetLondonE1 1JU
- +44 20 7247 6400
Quite a spacious restaurant with Indian menu and a variety of sweet drinks and desserts you can choose. The food tasted pretty good but the portions ended up at an A-OK. We ordered the curry-like menus but would like to try the other meat/rib-like menus (not sure what they're called).more
Tayyabs is amazing if you come in with the right expectations. It's a terrific place for the following reasons:
- Cheap (average cost per person is under 20)
- BYOB - keeps costs low and allows you to have tons of booze with your food
- great for groups - Tayyabs is huge and has plenty of room for groups 10+
- Good food - Usually when I eat in groups I'm disappointed with the quality of the...more
Went here last weekend and I was so impressed with the waiter we had I had to write this. First the food was very good we had two different types of Lamb (both very good) and Chicken Tikka Masala also good, lentils and assorted breads and we picked up some kingfisher at the local convenience store around the corner. But the highlight was this guy who seated patrons assisted with cleanup and...more
I'd heard a lot before my visit here. Unfortunately it doesn't live up to the hype.
Tayyabs is a cheap indian restaurant in Whitechapel. They have a great BYOB policy, so you can pick up some drinks from the nearby Tesco to go with your meal.
There are some nice touches. When ordering the staff member will attempt to remember your order in their head. Given how busy they are, it's not a...more
What a random find! We were walking by and had to come in because the food smelled so intensely good!
We were not wrong!
We got an order of lamb chops, chicken tikka, and a shish kabab along with rice pilaf and traditional naan. It was delicious!
The meat came on a sizzling pan, the naan was freshly made and so warm when it came out.
The very best thing was actually was the mango lassi! We...more