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Ariana Afghan Persian Restaurant
2B Midlothian RoadMile EndLondonE3 4SE
- +44 (0)20 8981 0655
- Public transport:
- Mile End, Underground
a baked aubergines with tomatoes and egg GBP 4.50 - I think the aubergines were slightly burnt rather than charcoaled. But otherwise, was a nice warm dip with the bread.
houmous GBP 3.95 - good texture with little chuncky bits but lacks seasoning and the punch of garlic.
bread GBP 1.50 - eat while it is warm because it gets crispy when it is cooled.
mantoo GBP 8.95 - wheat flour stuffed...more
An absolute gem, authentic Persian/ Afghani fare in a wonderful setting on the edges if Mile end Park! Have been here multiple number of times and each time come away savouring different flavours and wonderful memories. All the food right from Kebabs, grilled chicken wings, Pilafs, Ghorme sabzi , the sweets especially Phalodeh, all finger licking goodness! The lavaash or bread is do yummy...more
I found the food to be OK but nothing exceptional. I think it was a bit overpriced.
Service was friendly.more
Great Persian food. Real surprise because all along the road we have friend chicken places and kebab shops. The flat bread is amazing with the eggplant starters and the Kabuli palow was super, the lamb is so super cooked the meat is lovely and tender, falling off from the bone. The prices are very reasonable.
Note - No drinks are served so carry your own wines etc, they provide the glasses :-)more
We finally made it all the way to Mile End to try Ariana. Nava had been urging us to try it ever since we had a failed Iranian experience at another London restaurant. So we girded our loins and went all the way into Zone 2.
So the food is pretty fantastic. We ordered a lot. A bunch of dips consisting of eggplant dishes, a chicken salad, some pickle, and hummus. Word of advice, avoid the...more