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428-432 Ley St, Ilford IG2 7BS, England
+44 (0)20 8518 3005
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Reservations

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  • 10
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 0
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Enjoyed!

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
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23 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

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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17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

My friends invited me to Currys Special and believe me it was not special at all. Food was bland and did not taste like it was fresh. It's been around for years and feels if the standard is going downhill. Restaurants need to understand the food needs to be consistent and not rely on the past.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My family and I have being coming to this restaurant for over 20 years. Over the last few months we have been ordering takeaways, which on each occasion we have had to complain to Onkar, a member of the management team. Time and time again he apologised but never really solved the problem. Last Friday we booked a table for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Worst food i ever had. The place looks nice, nice decor. Silly staff who do not understand english very well. No parking. Way over priced. Luckily we only ordered starters and decided to not order mains until later. There was 4 adults and 1 child. We ordered 2 non veg and 3 veg starters, jeera chicken was pink chicken with... More 

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London
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57 reviews 57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

If you love jeera chicken and chilli chicken done in am authentic punjabi style. This place is a must! I don't care about the rest of the menu. For what it's good for and what it does best, you won't find better anywhere else nearby! 1/2 jeera chicken, parantha and one coke £13

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

This place has gone wayyyy down hill from years back when it was the creme of East London! We came in at 7:30 and got asked for DRINKS at 7:55, so knowing how long it took to just get drinks we ordered starters and mains and asked them to bring the starters out first which came in about 25 mins.... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Very friendly service. They managed to still serve us food even though the restaurant was about to close. Chicken wings were absolutely gorgeous as were the chili prawns. Karahi Gosht was very flavoursome and delicious. Cobra beer on draught. Prices are for London on the average side I would think. I would definitely eat here again.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

My wife and i attended this restaurant and i have to say what a pleasurable experience it was. Food, service, and attention to detail were excellent. Worth trying their jeera chicken!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Had a fantastic meal at curry special in ilford. Tried the food they a at wedding they catered for and made the effort to travel from North London to eat at the restaurant.. Was worth the drive !

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 428-432 Ley St, Ilford IG2 7BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Ilford
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)20 8518 3005

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 51 - 199
  • Cuisine: Chinese, French, 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?