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117 Burnt Ash Road | Lee, London SE12 8RA, England
020 8297 1170
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English first
SE London
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124 reviews 124 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

A local gem. Gentle friendly service. Good portions of grilled meats and stews. Best starter is Kashk-O-Bademjan (mashed fried aubergine and walnuts with herbs and spices) - truly a different taste to what we are used to. Have with Sakad Shirazi and some bread. All grill and stews are good. Experiemnet with stews. Best is perhaps Zereshk Polo - chicken... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

They serve Persian/Iranian food. Nothing very spicy (which for me is a shame), but very tasty. All the dishes that have cubes of lamb/chicken/whatever can be substituted with Quorn, so veggies get a lot of choice! Very good food, service, prices and decor. All in all, very good!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

If you have never tried Iranian/Persian food go for the stews such as gormeh sabzi full of herbs and preserved lemons or the geymeh.with lentils. My mother in law is from Tehran and she loves Caspian.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

It was only by walking past the restaurant I discovered it although I am familiar with the area. Although we arrived later than expected staff were attentive and gave us good advice prior to choosing. Restaurant was quiet when we arrived but soon filled up during the course of our meal. We order houmous as a starter and this was... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner with wife and kids at the caspian. Was good food and service. Better not to order starters as mains are very large.

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cork
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Caspian is an authentic Persian restaurant. I was impressed from the cleanness and the atmosphere of the site. Service was very friendly and quick, the food was genuine and well presented. My lady is Persian and she could speak Farsi with the welter which was extremely kind. Great value for money. I will definitely go back there again!

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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

A friend told us about the Caspian Restaurant in South East of London. Based on her recommendation, we visited this place. We were impressed by the lovely decoration and tables arrangement. We ordered Masst-o-Mooseer, Kashk-e Bademjoon, and Paneer Sabzi for the starter. For the main course, all decided to have Kabab Makhsoos with rice. We loved the starter very much.... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Have been here 3-4 times recently with my 91 year old grandmother and Iranian wife. Food is amazing - my grandmother loves it. Service is great, easy to park etc. One to try locally

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Pretty much my first Persian restaurant and, from the menu at least, I was assuming something like a Turkish restaurant gone amok - but no. Its true that they have kebabs on the list of main courses but when that list includes sea bass (marinated with dill, thyme etc) its fair to assume that we're not talking your average kebab... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Just spent a lovely evening at The Caspian with my girlfriend and her mum. Amazing food and brilliant service (and considering how busy it was they really didn't need to be as attentive as they were) Will definitely be regulars now we have moved to the area. Very family friendly as well.

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Address: 117 Burnt Ash Road | Lee, London SE12 8RA, England
Phone Number: 020 8297 1170
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Cuisine: Persian

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