Recommended in the London Evening Standard by Charles Campion in his where to eat curry in the city guide, the Smithfield Tandoori is situated at 12 Smithfield Street London EC1, near the world famous meat market. We are proud to be a traditional Indian restaurant which delivers consistent, always fresh, quality favourites, as we have done for over 10 years in the City of London, near to the Barbican and Farringdon. The ideal Indian restauramt venue for relaxed evening dining or great value lunches. We can also cater very well for large groups, celebrations and business functions. Look out for details of our special offers and come and visit us soon in Smithfield, near Barbican and Farringdon in the City of London EC1.
£25 and under
A hidden gem that I'm really glad to have found before I left London.
One of the best services I had in a long time in and Indian restaurant, and a very cosy atmosphere, too.
The wine list was great, and we picked a South African wine that went perfectly well with our mix'n'match of many curries (murgh makhani, tikka massala, rogan josh, etc.).
Naans and rices were perfect too (Peshwari was...more
I'd say this place is poor-fair. The Service was ok, the food was quite bland and they messed up the take away order that we (foolishly) told them we would be taking home after we'd finished our meal.
The atmosphere is cold the place is clinical and the food is tasteless-save yourself and go to Brick lane instead, or if you want to stay in the Smithfield area have a pie in one of the pubs near...more
Smithfield Tandoori has become something of a regular venue for lunchtime expeditions from my work, and for good reason: the food is good, the ambience contemporary and the service efficient and unobtrusive. As Indian restaurants go, it's not as cheap as some - to be expected perhaps given the location - but still value for money.
It should be noted that Yelp's listing is out of date: it had...more
Be warned: Destructosaurus Nes recently went on a Smithfield rampage, unleashing most of her unyielding terror upon Smithfield Tandoori and resulting in the destruction of nearly everything in her path. The apocalypse is surly nigh as this level of damage hasn't been seen since the infamous "Shoreditch Pub Crawl Incident," which will not be further discussed.
So I destroyed my...more