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Curry Special

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428-432 Ley St | 2 Greengate Parade, Newbury Park, Ilford, Essex, Ilford IG2 6BE, England
442085183005
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6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
It's changed hands not Curry Special anymore Its now Veers

Its still the same place as before, but a few changes, Staff are good, Food is good (as before when it was Curry Special) and the atmosphere it also nice. Overall a good place to take family, friends or even a business meeting

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Pappaji
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its still the same place as before, but a few changes, Staff are good, Food is good (as before when it was Curry Special) and the atmosphere it also nice. Overall a good place to take family, friends or even a business meeting

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Really bad food! If you're looking for authentic Indian then this definitely isn't the place you are after. The food is cooked for the non Asian customers, looks great but tastes bad. All of the meat curry's are poor and if you know how a curry should taste then you would know that the meat shouldn't simply sit on top... More 

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Thank 4Eva2015
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Early evening curry while I was away with work so the place was quiet but the service was still very good but not over fussy. Food was spot on, very nice lamb madras, not over hot but nice and tasty and spicy, good tandoori roti and popadums at 40p each is very fair. I'll certainly go again when I, back... More 

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Thank scannings
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

The best indian cuisine in East London to make your evening special ,,,food is always perfect ,and staff very friendly , highly recommend

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1 Thank Onkar R
London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We have been to this restaurant so many times in last 20 years. have improved in deco and ambience, but taste of food and service is gradually going down. That authentic taste of India is gone, service needs to be improved a lot Most recent visit food was half cooked , drinks were spilled by waiters on table , had... More 

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Thank Ghanshyam1949
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Group of friends attended after we heard of this place to be a good company to do wedding food. The restaurant was empty at 8pm which was very weird, The staff took ages to ask us for a drink so we had to ask our self. For a empty place i would have thought not a lot of work to... More 

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Thank Rickz4u
London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

we usually order fa take away from here with FREE delivery for orders over £20!! but today terrible service and will not be using them again. firstly they have change the takeaway order from £20 to £25 of free delivery, so we made it up to £25. She then said we lived outside the 3 mile radius!! considering they have... More 

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3 Thank Kalps68
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

very friendly family run restaurant with exceptional food. We had a mixed starter that was very nice and shared several mains including spinach and mushroom dish that was divine. Good choice of wine and very attentive staff make this establishment one of the best I have been in .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Me and my family had dinner, food is special and tasty. Chilly means really chilly "remember". Staff were friendly and nice. Overall good service only one thing the drink and bread portion coke (200ml) we felt was too small! Lazuria

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London, United Kingdom
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45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I visited Curry Special over the weekend having had the food at a wedding a few weeks ago. The restaurant was just as exquisite as the food I had at the wedding. The service was complete with a smile and it seemed as though there was nothing they would not do to keep the smile on my face. If I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 428-432 Ley St | 2 Greengate Parade, Newbury Park, Ilford, Essex, Ilford IG2 6BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Ilford
  • Phone Number: 442085183005

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 51 - 199
  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?