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Karnaphuli

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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
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Good for:
Romance

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
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:
  • Romance
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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27 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

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
91 reviews 91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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
17 helpful votes 17 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Recently returned here for a meal with my girlfriend after having not been in a couple of years…we were not disappointed! some of the best indian food I have had in London, and certainly the best in around N16. Always a pleasant atmosphere and friendly staff…best chicken jalfrezi i've tasted in a long time!

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London, UK
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

I've been here a few times. The atmosphere is nice, the service had always been good and the food always decent. I've got no complaints.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

We ordered a large home delivery, & it went it in the bin as it was old and off & slimey and tasteless. When we called the staff were rude and dismissive, and did not offer us any compensation, no sympathy nothing. We are so upset that we are going to lawyers to get our money back. The point is... More 

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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 22 - 45
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?