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Ariana Afghan & Persian

2 Midlothian Road, London E3 4SE, England
+44 (0)20 8981 8266
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Ranked #3,032 of 17,532 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Afghan, Persian, Halal
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I had come to Ariana a few times in the past few years, it never fails to impress. Making a reservation for my birthday was easy and the food (particularly starters, kebab dishes and mantoo) are always great tasting. Maybe not much choice for vegetarians. You can also smoke shisha in the garden outside. Would recommend

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england
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69 reviews 69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Having tried a number of Persian restaurants in London, we decided to give Ariana a go too. It was decent Persian food, but i've had better (e.g Mohsen or Hafez). It was also very noisy in the restaurant as there were 3 large groups in there at the same time and we were there as a couple. However, this didn't... More

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

After the first time I noticed that the majority of the dishes are not my kind. During my third visit the restaurant was busy and the service was nice but extremely slow.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Unique fresh flavours, huge portions of food (perfect to take home for lunch the following day), much more interesting than the usual restaurants (Gaucho etc.). Can't wait to go back!

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Ariana had great reviews, so we went to try it out. We were not disappointed. Lovely flavours and very reasonably priced, we would definitely return.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Very good food with an excellent price/quality ratio. Nice restaurant for a casual dinner with friends, don't recommend for couples.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I love Persian food and this is a very good example... And just on my doorstep in mile end! The food and portion are great, very good value. The place it's nice and relaxing, and the outside area allow people smoking. Very happy with my experience

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

First visit though I had known about the place for years since I used to pass it on the way to work. We had really good starters - an aubergine puree and a herb salad (panir o sabzi) that was really fresh. Main courses were the Kabuli pulau which was a huge shank of slow cooked lamb and flavoured rice,... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My girlfriend and I have been eating at Ariana for about 3 years and we have lost count of the number of times we have eaten there. We have introduced so many of our friends, family and colleagues to the restaurant and it never fails to impress. There are a couple of bad reviews on here, please, just ignore them.... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We're locals but have never approached this off-beat looking shack. We decided to go as a foursome, taking a few bottles of wine as it was bring your own booze, which always helps with the final bill. The waitress was lovely and the venue is really cosy. We asked for authentic Persian and were served great tasting good that I'd... More

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Additional Information about Ariana Afghan & Persian

Address: 2 Midlothian Road, London E3 4SE, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)20 8981 8266
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Cuisine: Afghan, Persian, Halal

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