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
Top 5 reviews of Tayyabs
Honestly not totally sure what the other 632 people ate or saw in this place. We were originally heading to bricklane, but this one caught our eye on yelp, it looked and sounded different from your standard Indian restaurant in east London. We were rushed to our table in the basement, packed in like sardines, everything about this place was built for a fast in and out experience, we were... more
Slightly small portions
Quick service once you are seated
Best to avoid peak times
Fri Sat nights are very busy. more
As someone who has lived in east London their whole life and grown up with Indian grandparents, it's safe to say I've experienced a good curry/Indian food.
I visited Tayyabs with two other people yesterday for the first time and let me say, this is the best Indian/Pakistani place I've ever eaten at, in fact nothing comes close to the food here!
We ordered a meat platter for starters which was... more
I take people visiting London to Tayyabs for multiple reasons:
- It's a bit off the beaten path, so not many tourists would think to go here.
- They have delicious Indian food, with a ton of meat and vegetarian options.
- The prices are SO GOOD.
- It's BYOB, so you can bring whatever drinks you want!
- It's incredibly popular, which could be a negative for some as there's usually a line,... more
Best mixed grill on the planet. Lamb chops are awesome. Flavors are extraordinary. Get the fish tikka and wash down the spice with a mango lasse. Caution - clothes will carry the aroma home with you. Love it! more