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Karnaphuli

#9,007 of 17,142 Restaurants in London
#9,626 of 18,020 Places to Eat in London
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20 Stoke Newington Church St N16 0LU | Stoke Newington, Hackney, London N16 0LU, England
+44 20 7254 0661
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night

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  • 17
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 1
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Always excellent - vegetarian and takeaway in particular

We've tried all the (10+) Indians on Stoke Newington Church St and this is right up there with Rasa (100% vegetarian) with the added advantage that they deliver. Service is prompt, food is always warm and the staff are friendly - it's nice to be acknowledged a a regular customer when we answer our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 10, 2015
RussandPaivi
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romantic
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We had a take away from this restaurant based on the good reviews we read here... what a mistake! What a waste of money! The guy on the phone was rather rude, so was the delivery guy, who didn't say "hi" nor "bye" and didn't even leave the receipt (mmm... maybe the prices we were charged were different than the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Ordered takeaway after reading all the positive reviews on here. Was told my order would take 50 minutes. After waiting an hour and a half I phoned asking where my order was and was told the driver has just left and as I was paying by card it would take longer as they only have a limited number of card... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We had a delicious curry here last night. The food was exceptional and prices very reasonable. Service throughout was very attentive. We will definitely be back. We live locally and this is by far one of the best curry places in the area.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

First time at this place. Went via recommendation. Arrived and lobby full of delivery drivers-at least 5 of them. Obviously delivery is a big part of the business. Ordered a glass of port and it arrived in a shot glass. Told the waiter that it should be in a sherry glass or wine glass at the very least. They brought... More 

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Nasr386, General Manager at Karnaphuli, responded to this review

as a restaurant and serving the very best food to receiving customer as they do trusted our food and service in good faith we do served the best , in this case reviewer mentioned about vomiting and than went on about delivery drivers port served in a wrong glass and mixing juices and waiting time, first of all if they... More 

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

We've tried all the (10+) Indians on Stoke Newington Church St and this is right up there with Rasa (100% vegetarian) with the added advantage that they deliver. Service is prompt, food is always warm and the staff are friendly - it's nice to be acknowledged a a regular customer when we answer our door. The vegetarian food is really... More 

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Top quality customer service, food and ambience I absolutely love choosing Karnaphuli every time.. The food, service and ambience is consistently great everytime. I've been coming here for last 7 years or so

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Really tasty food. Great lamb jalfrezi (melting lamb with a deep flavour and a nice chilli kick). Terrific naan bread (with charred & crispy bits). Nice staff and good service. Excellent value. Tastiest food on Stoke Newington Church Street.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

A great range of dishes catering to a range of tastes, delivery can be slow during busy periods. Everything from Momo's to thali's with a tendency to rich sauces, great with friends and beer

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We are (were) regulars at karnaphuli up until now. The food is usually quite enjoyable however on this particular occasion we received outbid date mint sauce. This would not have been a problem but when we called them they told us that we were lying.

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london
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We have been Karnaphuli customers for about 16 years and though we have tried other curry houses in Stoke Newington this is still definitely the best.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 Stoke Newington Church St N16 0LU | Stoke Newington, Hackney, London N16 0LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7254 0661

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 46
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?