in conjunction with

ASIAN
(The Real Curry Restaurant Guide)

ORIENTAL
(The Oriental Restaurant Guide)

OTHER ETHNIC
(Mood Food Restaurant Guide)

ITALIAN
(The Italian Restaurant Guide)

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LONDON EAST RESTAURANTS
(VISIT SELECTED REVIEWS MEMBERS FOR PROFILES OF FEATURED RESTAURANTS)

estaurant

Address

Town

Telephone

Year Opened/Seats

Comments

ASIAN

(Indian, Bangladeshi, Nepalese, Pakistani, Sri Lankan

Aladin

132 Brick Lane

E1

020 7247 8210

 

-/basic traditional curry house

Alishaan

30 Osborne Street

E1

020 7392 2100

 

-/elegant and spacious.

Ambala

55 Brick Lane

E1

 

1965

 

Bengal Blues

94 Brick Lane

E1

020 7377 9123 

2001

-

Bengal Cuisine
(click to link to website)

12 Brick Lane

E1

020 7377 8405

1980(60)

-/Curry Chef of the Year 2001

Bengal Trader

44 Artillery Lane Spitalfields

E1

020 7375 0072

 

-

Bengal Village
(click to link to website)

75 Brick Lane

E1

020 7366 4868

 

-

Bombay Cuisine

102 Brick Lane

E1

020 7247 6222

2001

-

Brick Lane Brasserie

67 Brick Lane

E1

020 7377 8072

2000

-/ popular new restaurant with good menu - bright and sharp.

Bundu Khan

43 Commercial Street

E1

020 7375 2595

2008

-/Pakistani cuisine

Cafe Bangla

128 Brick Lane

E1

020 7247 8981

1997

-

Cafe Inn

30 Alie Street

E1

020 7481 8288

1996(100)

-/popular, stylish restaurant

Cafe Naz
(click to link to website)

46-48 Brick Lane

E1

020 7247 0234

1997

-/Bangladeshi cuisne. smart,modern,popular - good lunchtime buffet

Cafe Naz @ Corvino

7 Middlesex Street

E1

020 7247 6461

 

-/Chef Steven Gomes

Cafe Raj

42 Hanbury Street

E1

020 7377 6511

2001

-

Cafe Shan

26 Hanbury Street

E1

020 7247 4102

 

-

Cafe Spice Namaste

See Members

E1 

 

 

 

Chillies

76 Brick Lane

E1

020 7247 7539

 

-

City Spice

138 Brick Lane

E1

020 7247 1012

1997

-/part of Clifton group

Clifton
(click to link to website)

1 Whitechapel Road

E1

020 7377 5533

2005 (originally 1954)

-smart and recommended

Clifton Spice

106 Shoreditch High Street

E1

020 7739 0373

 

-

Dilchad

24 Widegate Street

E1

020 7247 9614

1962

-/ friendly traditional style restaurant

Eastern Spice

12 Artillery Passage

E1

020 7247 0772

 

-/poor review from Barry Giles and his ten friends

Eastend Kebabish

120 Bethnal Green Road

E1

020 7729 7767

 

-/simple, cafe style

East is East
(click to link to website)

230 Commercial Road

E1

020 7702 7222

2003

-/spacious and smart

Halal

2 St Mark Street

E1

020 7481 1700

1939

-/East London's oldest - very popular at lunchtimes

Herb & Spice

11a Whites Row

E1

020 7247 4050

 

-/recommeded

Kolapata

222 Whitechapel Road

E1

020 7377 1200

2004

-

Lahore Kebab House

2 Umberton Street

E1

020 7481 9737

 

-/unpretentious but big reputation

Le Taj

96 Brick Lane

E1

020 7247 0738

 

-

Mala
(click to link to website)

2 Marble Quay, St Katherines Dock

E1

020 7480 5031

1987 (200)

-/very stylish with good menu

Meraz Cafe

56 Hanbury Street

E1

020 7247 6999

 

-/cafe style with Haandi cooking

Mirch Masala

111-113 Commercial Road

E1

0207 377 0155

 

-/part of group

New Tayyabs
(click to link to website)

83 Fieldgate Street

E1

020 7247 9543

1995(65)

-/good Pakistani kebabs - unlicensed and basic

Preem

120 Brick Lane

E1

020 7247 0349

1999

-

Prithi

124-126 Brick Lane

E1

020 7377 5252

 (150)

-/new indoor garden dining area

Pride of Asia

207 Mile End Road

E1

020 7702 7011

 (65)

-

River Spice

83-85 Wapping Lane
BIBA Top 100 - 2005, 2006, 2007

E1W 2RW

020 7488 4051

2004(85)

-/Up-market and well recommended - owner Forid Miah

Saliques Tandoori

32 Hanbury Street

E1

020 7377 2137

 

-/friendly & popular

Scarlet Dot
(click to link to website)

4 Crispin Square, Crispin Place

E1

020 7375 0880

120

-

Sheba

136 Brick Lane

E1

020 7247 7824

 

-

Sheraz Bangla
(click to link to website)

13 Brick Lane

E1

020 7247 5755

 

-

Sonargaon

161 Brick Lane

E1 6SB

0207 729 7835

 

-/large and very popular

Nil Kuthi

23-24 Shoreditch High Street

E1

020 7375 3535

 

-/was Neel Kuttir - large & smart

Sweet & Spicy

40 Brick Lane

E1

020 7247 1081

1969

-

The Monsoon

78 Brick Lane

E1 6RR

020 7375 1345

2003

-

Tiffin

165 Cannon Street Road

E1

020 7702 3832

1991

-/Chef Dinar Ahmed

Al Amin

483 Cambridge Heath Road

E2

020 7739 9619

 (39)

-

Mai'da

148-150 Bethnal Green Road

E2

020 7739 2645

 

- recommended

Shah Noor Tandoori

123 Roman Road

E2

020 7980 0368

1984

-

Chutney Joe

3 Crown Buildings North Chingford

E4 7EX

020 8559 3102

 

-/very popular - part of India EC1 group

Dishoom

7 Boundary Street

E2

020 7420 9324

 

recommended

Purbani

34 The Avenue, Highams Pk

E4

020 8989 4171

1983(54)

-

Ruchita Tandoori

7 Cherry Down Avenue

E4

020 8529 4749

 

-/recommended by Bancroft RFC

Shelz

491 - 493 Hale End Road, Highams Park

E4

020 8527 7797

 

-/highly recommended by Debbie Chengis

Lazzat Kahar

18 Plashet Grove

E6

020 8552 3413

 

-

Mobeen

229 High Street

E6

020 8470 9365

 

-

Lahore Kebab House

19 Upton Lane

E7

020 8472 3687

 

-

Mobeen

222-224 Green Street

E7

020 8470 2419

 

-/good Pakistani food at moderate prices

Vijay's Chawalla

268 Green Street, Upton Park

E7

020 8470 3535

 

-/vegetarian

Bhangra Beat
(click to link to website)

49 Chigwell Road

E8

020 8989 8909

 

-

Baburchi

885 High Road

E11

020 8989 3666

 

-/was Sharoda

India Glory

27 High Street, Wanstead

E11

020 8989 0177

 

-

Purbani Tandoori

153-155 High Street

E11

020 8989 4174

1981

-/recommended by Hackney RFC

Rajdoot

147 High Street, Wanstead

E11

020 8989 6302

 

-

Rasa Mudra

715 High Road, Leytonstone

E11

020 8539 1700

 

-/part of top group

Indian Palace

305 High Street North

E12

020 8472 0558

 

-

Kachans Rasoi
click to link to website

807 Romford Road

E12

020 8514 7500

 

-

Shimla

150 Plashet Road

E13

020 8470 3431

 

-

Sima Tandoori

320 Barking Road

E13

020 8611 9313

 

-

Anupana

Lumina Buildings, 2 Yabsley Street

E14

020 7515 7501

 

-

Bar Spice

Colt Street

E14

020 7093 1111

 

-/2002 - up-market with three dining areas

Bengal Quay

1/2 Beaufort Court, Marsh Wall

E14 9XL

020 7515 3378

 

-/2004 - Chef Rinku Miah

Clifton

32 Westferry Road, Isle of Dogs

E14 8LW

020 7001 2999

 2006

-/very smart

Dockmasters
(click to link to website)

Dockmasters House, West India Dock Gate, 1 Hertsmere Road
CLOSED

E14

020 7345 0345

(100)

-/used to be Tabla - Chef Navin Bhatia- Into administration March 2014

The Tale of India

53 West India Dock Road

E14

020 7987 3223

 

-

Gaylord

141 Manchester Rd, Isle of Dogs

E14

020 7538 9826

 

-

Lime
(click to link to website)

1 Regatta Point, Manilla Street

E14 8JZ

020 7515 4500

2005

-

MemSaheb

65-67 Amstedam Road

E14

020 7338 3008

 

-/award winner owned by Mridul Kanti Das

Tiffin Bites
CLOSED

22-23 Jubilee Place, Canary Wharf

E14 5NY

020 7719 0333

2004

-/smart - part of group - was Pasmina

Raj Boy

564 Commercial Road

E14

020 7791 3535

1994

-

Spice Merchants
(click to link to website)

38 Salter Street

E14

020 7987 8779

 

-

The Lancer Brasserie

240 Westferry Road, Isle of Dogs

E14

020 7537 1480

 

-/very popular

Hemalaya Tandoori

178 The Grove, Leyton

E15

020 8519 6887

 

-

Bengal Curry House

24 St James Street

E17

020 8520 0385

 

-/recommended

Palm Sri Lankan

102 Palmerston Road

E17

020 8520 7465

 

-

Priva

256 Hoe Street

E17

020 8520 5552

2006

-/South Indian

Meghna Grill

219 High Road

E18

020 8504 0923

1971

-

The Rose

65-67 High Road

E18

020 8989 8726

1977

-

Anakana

Oliver's Yard, City Road

EC1

0845 262 5262

 

-

Bangabandhu House

50 Exmouth Market

EC1

020 7278 1409

1997

-

Bombay Break

505 Central Market, Farringdon Road

EC1

020 7253 3094

 

-

Cardamom Rooms

33-37 Charterhouse Square

EC1

020 7600 7277

2005(140)

-/Indian-Thai - very smart

Chawol

5 Clerkenwell Road

EC1

020 7490 4468

 

-

Curry Leaf East

20 City Road

EC1Y 2AJ

020 7374 4842

2004(120)

-/

Haweli Indian

19-21 Old Street

EC1

020 7490 2055

 

-/spacious, modern, smart

Darbucka

182 St Johns Street

EC1

020 7490 8295

2003

-

Raj Mahal

65 Farringdon Road

EC1

020 7405 7311

2000

-

Sema

141 Whitecross Street

EC1

020 7253 2927

1993

-

The Raj

52 Cowcross Street

EC1

020 7253 3847

1984

-

Vishal Vegetarian Shine

30 St Cross Street

EC1

020 7831 7261

1995 (90)

-/up-market Gujarati cuisine

Mehek

See Members

EC1

 

 

 

Darbaar

1 Snowden St Broadgate West

EC2A

 

2015/

 Abdul Yaseen

Mint Leaf Lounge

Angel Court, Lothbury Bank

EC2A 7HB

020 7600 6205

June 2008

-/new branch of Mint Leaf SW1 in old bank

Shimla Pinks

7-8 Bishopsgate Churchyard

EC2

020 7628 7888

1999

-

Tiffinbites
CLOSED

23 Russia Row

EC2V 8BL

020 7600 4899

May 2007

flagship

Trams

30 Rivington Street

EC2

020 7729 7004

2001

-English/Indian food and bar

Kasturi
(click to link to website)

57 Aldgate High Street

BIBA Top 100 - 2005, 2006, 2007

EC3

020 7480 7402 

Feb 2002

-/ set up by Bashir Ahmed/from March 2003 managed by Nur Monie ex of Tagore

Anokha
(click to link to website)

2 Creechurch Lane

EC3

020 7283 7729

2007

-/Aziz Choudhury - smart

Matab's

76 Aldgate High Street

EC3

020 7481 4010

1997

-/popular - same stable as Taste of India

Planters

25 Great Tower Street

EC3

020 7621 1214

1995

-/ recommended - Vernon Menezes

Mantra

37 Crutched Friars

EC3N 2AE

020 7702 9739

2004

-/was Red Rose - now part of Haridas' Kerala Group

Rajasthan III

38-41 Houndsditch

EC3

020 7626 0033

 

-very popular

Spice Trader

5 Philpot Lane

EC3

020 7929 2229

 

-/in same ownership as Philpot Tandoori

The Rajasthan

49 Monument Street

EC3

020 7626 1920

1999

-/very smart

Bengal Tiger

62-66 Carter Lane

EC4

020 7248 6361

2000

-

Indian City

4 New Bridge Street

EC4

020 7353 5525

 

smart

Templebar

8 Crane Court, Fetter Lane

EC4

020 7353 3918

 /180

-/ stylish

Restaurant

Address

Town

Telephone

Cuisine/Comments

ORIENTAL

(Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Malaysian, Vietnamese, etc)

Gracelands Palace

881-883 Old Kent Road

E1

020 7639 3961

Chinese

Ming Court

124 Brick Lane

E1

020 7377 2808

Chinese

Rama Thai

Mile End Road

E1

020 7791 3106

Thai

Riverview

New Crane Wharf, High Street, Wapping

E1

020 7480 6026

Chinese

Rosa's

12 Hanbury Street

E1

020 7247 1093

Thai/2008

Sinh Le

41 Mile End Road

E1

020 7790 1154

Chinese

Sri Thong

1 Widegate Street

E1

020 7375 0794

Thai

Sweet Chilli

63 Mile End Road

E1

020 7702 7977

Thai

Thai Hut

Spitalfields Market

E1

 

Thai/

Gourmet San

261 Bethnal Green Road

E2

020 7729 8388

Chinese

Hanoi Cafe

98 Kingsland Road

E2

020 7729 5610

Vietnamese

Mien Tay

122 Kingsland Road

E2 8DP

020 7729 3074

Vietnamese/2008

Pearl of Siam

107 Roman Road

E2

020 8980 1676

Thai

Song Que Cafe

134 Kingsland Road

E2

020 7613 3222

Vietnamese

Thai Gardens

249 Globe Road

E2

020 8981 5741

Thai

Viet Hoa

70-72 Kingsland Road

E2

020 7729 8293

Vietnamese

Chongs

170 Station Road, North Chingford

E4

020 8529 3988

Chinese

Patpong

146 Station Road

E4

020 8524 7065

Thai

La Wunmi

68 Chatsworth Road

E5

020 8806 9136

Chinese

Ming

198 Northwall Road

E5

020 8806 3804

Chinese

Thang Cong

9 Chatsworth Road

E5

020 8533 9566

Viet/Chinese

Golden Hammers

12 Plashet Grove

E6

020 8472 0074

Thai

Tippy's Cafe

291 Barking Road

E6

020 8552 4227

Thai

Fang Chong

241-243 Mare Street

E8

020 8986 0072

Viet/Chinese

Green Papaya
(click to link to website)

191 Mare Street

E8

020 8985 5486

Vietnamese

Tonkotsu East

Arch 334 1a Dunlop Road

E8

020 7254 2478

Japanese - 2013

Java

885 High Road

E11

020 8532 9020

Thai

Nam An

157 High Street

E11

020 8532 2845

Vietnamese

Singburi

593 High Road, Leytonstone

E11

020 8281 4082

Thai

Docklands Friends

6-8 East India Dock Road

E14

020 7987 5393

Chinese

Elephant Royale

Lockes Wharf, Westferry Road

E14

020 7987 7999

Thai

Emperors Palace

207 East India Dock Road

E14

020 7515 8700

Chinese

Good Friends

139 Salmon Lane

E14

020 7987 5498

Chinese / 1962 - well recommended

Itsu

2nd floor Cabot Place East

E14

0870 780 6812

Japanese/award winner

Lotus Floating Restaurant

38 Limeharbour

E14

020 7515 6445

Chinese/500 covers - great Dim Sum

New Friends

53 West India Dock Road

E14

020 7987 1139

Chinese

Old Friends

659 Commercial Road

E14

020 7790 5022

Chinese/ 1950's

Royal China

30 Westferry Circus

E14

020 7719 0888

Chinese/smart new branch of popular group/2000 - 150 seats

Thai Garden

562 Commercial Road

E14

020 7791 2283

Thai

Shimo

17-18 Took's Court

EC4A 1LB

020 7404 1818

Japanese/40 cover - owner/chef Chen Dong

Sri Nam

Nth Colonnade, 10 Cabot Sq, Canary Wharf

E14

020 7715 9515

Thai/ was Yellow River Cafe

Young Friends

11 Pennyfields

E14

020 7987 6276

Chinese

Wharf Oriental

 

E14

020 7715 9515

New Asian

Tepa Thai

118 High Road

E15

020 8539 2311

Thai

The Piecrust

273 High Street

E15

020 8534 2873

Thai

Yi Ban
(click to link to website)

London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, Royal Albert Dock

E16

020 7473 6699

Chinese/smart

Mings

49 Chigwell Road

E18

020 8989 8909

Chinese

54 Pinang

54 Farringdon Road

EC1

020 7336 0603

Malaysian/very well recommended but a little pricey

Apium

50-52 Long Lane

EC1

020 7796 4040

Noodles/Malaysian, Korean, Japanese, Chinese

Anakana

1 Olivers Yard, City Road

EC1

0845 262 5262

Thai/2005(130)

Arana

116 Newgate Street

EC1

020 7600 1134

Japanese/Korean

busaba eathai

319 Old Street

EC1

020 7729 0808

Thai

Canteen Japan

384 St John Street

EC1

020 7833 3222

Japanese

Cay Tre
(click to link to website)

301 Old Street

EC1

020 7739 5289

Vietnamese/highly recommended

China Silk

14 Exmouth Market

EC1

020 7837 6000

Chinese

Fluid

40 Charterhouse Street

EC1

020 7253 3444

Japanese

Futata

95 Leather Lane

EC1

020 7430 2351

-

Ginnan

1-2 Roseberry Court, Roseberry Court

EC1

020 7278 0008

Japanese

Hanil

Holborn Viaduct

EC1

020 7583 5266

Korean

Lakorn

197 Roseberry Avenue

EC1

020 7837 5048

Thai

New Man Loong

71 Compton Street

EC1

020 7253 0222

Chinese

New Seoul

164 Clerkenwell Road

EC1

020 7278 8674

Korean

Pacific Spice

42 Northampton Road

EC1

020 7278 9983

Thai/Malaysian

Pham Sushi

155 Whitecross Street

EC1

020 7251 6336

Japanese

Pho

86 St John Street

EC1M 4EH

020 7253 7624

Vietnamese

Ribon

6 Holborn Viaduct

EC1

020 7309 3254

Japanese

Saki Food Emporium

4 West Smithfield

EC1

020 7489 7033

Japanese - recommended

Tajima-Tei

9-15 Leather Lane

EC1

020 7404 9665

Japanese

Thai Cafe at the Castle

34 Cowcross Street

EC1

020 7251 4440

Thai

Yo Sushi

95 Farringdon Road

EC1

020 7841 0785

Japanese/

Yuengs City

70-74 City Road

EC1

020 7250 0608

Chinese

Goldfish City

Gresham Street Bank

EC2

 

Chinese

Inmala

9 The Arcade, Liverpool Street

EC2

020 7623 5750

Malaysian

Little Hanoi

147 Curtain Road

EC2A 3QE

020 77296868

Vietnamese/Head Chef Fai

Pacific Oriental

1 Bishopgate

EC2

020 7621 9988

Oriental/Rim/ 1999

Ping Pong

3 Appold Street, Broadgate

EC2

020 7422 0780

Chinese/Vietnamese

Sri Siam City

85 London Wall

EC2

020 7628 5772

Thai/ stylish and up-market

Singapura

31 The Circle, Broadgate

EC2

020 7256 5045

Singapore/Nonya

Song Que

134 Kingsland Road

EC2

020 7613 3222

Vietnamese

Tokyo City

46 Gresham Street

EC2

020 7726 0308

Japanese

Wagamama

22 Old Broad Street

EC2

020 7256 9992

Japanese noodles

Young Bin Kwan

3 St Alphage High Walk

EC2

020 7638 9131

Korean

Imperial City

Basement Royal Exchange, Cornhill

EC3

020 7626 3431

Chinese/ 1993 -stylish

Poons

2 Minster Pavement, Mincing Lane

EC3

020 7626 0126

Chinese/ 1992 -

Saigon Times

Leadenhall Market

EC3

020 7621 0022

Vietnamese/ 1997

Seoul Inn

89a Aldgate High Street

EC3

020 7480 5770

Korean

Singapura

78 Leadenhall Street

EC3

020 7929 0089

Singapore/Nonya

Soseki

1F, 20 Bury Street

EC3

020 7621 9211

Japanese

Thai Square

136-138 The Minories

EC3N 1NT

020 7680 1111

Thai/250

City Miyama

17 Godiman Street

EC4

020 7489 1937

Japanese/ 75 covers -recommended

Ginnan

5 Cathedral Place

EC4

020 7236 4120

Japanese

Little Thailand II

61 Carter Lane

EC4

020 7236 2634

Thai

Mugen

26 King William Street

EC4

020 7929 7879

Japanese

Singapura

1-2 Limeburner Lane

EC4

020 7329 1133

Singapore/Nonya/ elegant

Sri Thai

Bucklersbury House, 3 Queen Victoria Street

EC4

020 7827 0202

Thai/ smart 120 seater

Thai Square

1-7 Great St Thomas Apostle,

EC4 2BH

020 7329 0001

Thai

Yamo Thai

9-11 Cursitor Street

EC4

020 7405 3729

Thai

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