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166 Field End Road, Eastcote HA5 1, England
(020) 8429 4682
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Hit and Miss

Went here recently with my partner, the service was good and there was a very quick service once ordered, no problems there. The starter was pleasant but not a lot of flavour, it was soup. The main courses resembled something from a tin, my partner had a fish masala, which looked like a large fish... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
Paul M
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Reading, United Kingdom
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English first
Reading, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Went here recently with my partner, the service was good and there was a very quick service once ordered, no problems there. The starter was pleasant but not a lot of flavour, it was soup. The main courses resembled something from a tin, my partner had a fish masala, which looked like a large fish finger that had curry sauce... More 

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Pinner
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The service was very good, professional and the waiters were very friendly. It was very busy which is a good sign. The food was served timely and was hot. The food was enjoyable but I wouldn't say it was anything special or outstanding. It could have been any Indian restaurant. There were 6 of us and it cost £55 per... More 

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Spain
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This has to be the best Indian Restaurant in outer London. It has been our no 1 choice since the 1980 when we first moved to Eascote Its our first port of call when we come back to the U.K. The family have always made you feel very comfortable . Cannot wait for our next return visit

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Been coming to this restaurant for years and years. The reason why? It's always good. Family run business which has a high quality of service and attention to detail. Best tandoori for miles around.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Around three decades ago, I was waiting for a bus at the stop opposite the Shapla in Eastcote. Friends who were dining saw me and invited me out of the cold and rain. The wecome I received that first night from the Proprietor has remained as warm ever since. Over the years the food (both dining in and takeaway) has... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

When we lived over that way we went there probably 3 times month. Food always excellent as well as a good atmosphere, will always go back when over that way...

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Visited the Shapla after hearing good reviews but was very disappointed. Service was a joke, when we asked for another drink was told they had stopped serving. Got the hint because we was the last in restaurant they just wanted to get rid of us, wouldn't mind but it was only 10pm! Not our fault they weren't busy. I will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

This is my family's go to place for a delicious and reasonably priced Indian meal. The staff are great and the service is incredibly quick. I would say that this is probably one of the best Indian restaurant's in London. The tandoori lamb shank just has to be tried to be believed.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This has always been one of my favourite Indian Restaurants and the food has always been faultless. Our starters a Chicken Chat Puree and Chilli Paneer were delicious. My dinner, a chicken tikka masala was perfect as always. However, my husband ordered a Chicken Bhuna, which is normally a very tasty dish in a thick sauce. On this occasion, the... More 

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LONDON
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We consider our selves lucky that The Shapla is near where we live. I've never had a bad meal there and the service is always exemplary. I have dined in Indian restaurants all over the world including India and I'm yet to find a restaurant that serves up food as tasty as The Shapla.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 166 Field End Road, Eastcote HA5 1, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Eastcote
  • Phone Number: (020) 8429 4682

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