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88 Brick LaneLondonE1 6RL
- +44 (0)20 7539 9448
No one warned me about Brick Lane. I asked at my hostel for a recommendation for good curry, and they told me that the best place in London was on Brick Lane (failing to tell me that ALL the curry in London is on Brick Lane and that every restaurant has people out front hawking the food and the deals). The problem wasn't just that I was a woman traveling alone and unprepared for the madness on...more
As tourists in London, one had a myriad of curry establishments to choose from. myriad being an understatement!
We chose to go to this Indian restaurant because it came highly recommended to us by my daughter and her boyfriend who are regulars.
To get there you have to get through a true obstacle course of insistent restaurant hosts standing in your way, trying to convince you that THEIR...more
Run! Do not go in here!
My husband and I went in for lunch. We both had a bad feeling about the place and this was confirmed when the food finally arrived.
Here are the low points:
-The plate the rice was on was hot from the microwave; the rice not so much.
-The paneer in my paneer tikka masala was green and grey with black edges! I could wipe the green away. I asked the waiter if...more
The chicken tikka masala was good. Though it would be a real shame if they named the place masala and couldn't make a decent masala dish.
Everything else was forgettable.
The service is pretty slow and terrible in general.
One thing about this place is you can negotiate the terms of your bill before entering the place. Just tell the guy outside you'll eat there if you can get 30% off your...more
If you've ever been to Ensenada, puerto nuevo for lobster, this will remind you of that...except Indians instead of mexicans! Standing out in front of their restaurants yelling "pretty ladyyyyy, i had deal for yooooou!"
We sure got a deal. 2 bottles of wine and 30% off the bill. Great food, make sure you play hard to get!!more