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Bengal Village

75 Brick Lane | Spitalfields, London E1 6QL, England
020 7366 4868
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Ranked #8,155 of 17,143 Restaurants in London
Price range: $18 - $41
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • German first
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My firends and I were walking through Bricklane and getting touted at by a lot of establishments so we just ignored them and as we walked past Bengal Village I noticed no one jumped out at us and the restaurent was filling up. Though we'd give it a try and all I can say is WOW! The staff welcomed us... More

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sanem
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We were told that we would have drinks for free, and we get in. We had to wait a very long time before we were served, an the meal arrived after a long time. The lamb cotlets were small, with no rice, and cost about 12£, which is too much, even with free drinks. We should have gone to another... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The food at the Bengal Village was absolutely first class, freshly cooked, and you could taste all of the different spices. The price was very fair, and that is comparing it with Bristol prices. The service is courteous, without being overbearing. We went to the restaurant because of the recommendation of the grumpy TV Master Chef food critic, but I... More

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Long Island, NY
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42 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I don't know why Indian/Bangladeshi/Pakistani restaurants are better in London than in New York City, but they definitely are. We sort of randomly selected Bengal Village after walking around the Brick Lane area for a while. Hawkers from nearly every restaurant on Brick Lane approach you with a sales pitch (20% off, free drink, don't pay if you don't like... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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246 reviews 246 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

After a stroll down brick lane listening to the bull they all give about their restaurants you decide by the best deal you can get. We opted for this one since we managed 20% off the bill plus a quality bottle of red wine. Good food, good price, good service but Cheap wine, conned!!!maybe we did complain and were told... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Greetings, they are familiar with customers in pleasant way, choice of Indian beers. Recommend dishes to suit individual taste. Once in restaurant no pressure to buy more than you want., Authentic meals popular with Indian and tourists

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Norfolk
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41 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

There is so much to pressure to pick a place in Brick Lane it is confusing. We were persuaded by a cockney bengali who was great fun to come in. 20% discount and a free round, which we got even though we had our own drinks. Took some gentle good humoured reminding but that added to the fun. The service... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were lured into this restaurant by a member of staff on Brick Lane who offered a 20% discount. That was a plus.......I had intended to eat here anyway having previously noted how busy it was and the very inviting modern bright simple interior furnishing and decoration. We benefitted from friendly service (perhaps a little slow although maybe inevitable because... More

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Travelling
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

It was my first time visiting Brick Lane with a friend and we were starving. We were about to head down to a little cosy café we had passed earlier on, but instead were stopped out the front of Bengal Village by a friendly man who offered us a fixed price deal. We thought, why not!? The interior was clean,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This was my second visit to a curry house on Brick Lane (have also been to Papadoms) and I am still yet to have a good meal! We experienced good service, however the food was a let down! The chicken tikka masala and the tarka dahl were terrible and quite small portions! The only saviour was the king prawn grill... More

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