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

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
My local Indian, friendly staff

We eat at Shapla often its a minute walk from our house. The food is alright its sometimes hit and miss at this place actually. We like their meat samosa, make sure you ask them to have this well done as sometimes it comes a bit soggy. Lamp chops is nice. Hit and miss too depending if they have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Sheena T
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London, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The place was quite busy so thought this was going to be a hidden gem. Unfortunately the chef has much to do here. The curries we had were very greasy. The menu had a large choice but if all the meals are greasy then this has to be given a miss in the future. Staff were pleasant.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I've eaten here quite often in the past but a recent visit was quite disappointing - the flavour and seasoning of the food is hit and miss - the sauce on the chicken achaar was more spicy than hot n sour - uncomfortably so. Onion bhajias should be crisp all the way through, not undercooked in the middle and although... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Great service, fabulous food (very accommodating as there were people in our party who were vegan). They made special vegan dish. Definitely as place to visit again.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We eat at Shapla often its a minute walk from our house. The food is alright its sometimes hit and miss at this place actually. We like their meat samosa, make sure you ask them to have this well done as sometimes it comes a bit soggy. Lamp chops is nice. Hit and miss too depending if they have nice... More 

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Eastcote, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

What a sham! Shapla has been a favourite for years. Not sure what has happened, maybe a new chef? Food is just not what it used to be. Didn't feel as fresh as it should and even a little cold... Staff absolutely super but I was there for the grub not the friendly banter...

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

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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