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Halal Restaurant

#1,174 of 17,071 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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2 St Mark Street | Aldgate, London E1 8DJ, England
020 7481 1700
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not judge a book by its cover, might not look the best from the outside! However inside you will be treated to some of the best curry in East London well worth a visit of you are in the area recommend the mutton tikka also give the Biryani a go .... Service is ace you will not regret a... More 

Thank Dan M
Ashford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I first ate here over 25 years ago. Returned yesterday for the 1st time in over 15 years. I had a lovely lunch in an atmosphere which really hasn't changed much in those 15 years. Still full of city types, who clearly know their quality food. I had a starter of Mutton Tikka, very nice it was too. Main course... More 

Thank Tom L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service is always spot on when I go here , the staff are friendly and helpful , attentive but not intrusive Been here on several occasions as a large group and they have always coped , the food is hot and all comes out at the same time Prices are reasonable and I would recommend this over the more famous... More 

Thank Adrian H
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is an Old fashioned restaurant from before World War II and its food, if anything, has improved. The food is very good and the 100 or so dishes available are shown on the website of London''s oldest Restaurant in the East End. It is just five minutes walk from Aldgate East District line Underground Station. We were 26 friends... More 

Thank drainoil
London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This placed opened in 1939 and must have been amongst the first curry houses in London. It is excellent. It won't break the bank. The food is fresh and remarkably tasty. I hope beyond all hope that this place never changes.

1 Thank BristolPavs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to this restaurant for twenty years, tucked around the back of Leman Street. Purports to be the oldest Indian restaurant in the east end. (1939) Food is good, tasty, and reasonably priced. Most of the clientele are regulars who have been going for years. Our favourite waiter, Shujan has been working here for twenty years too.... More 

2 Thank Guy W
Welwyn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Have eaten in the Halal since 1968 and little has changed over that period of time. Amazingly the food has remained at a consistently high standard in this family run business throughout. Visited again last Friday with 12 ex-work colleagues and again on Sunday with my son and his wife- never to be disappointed. Highly recommended for true connoisseurs of... More 

1 Thank Servicised
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

this place is great , its reputation is mostly thanks to the manager and his welcoming staff, service is ok, but its very practical for having lunch or dinner for business or after hours. great selection of a wide range of indiand foods. recommend a visit even if your not going on business just for the food .

Thank Izzat J
London, United Kingdom
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55 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

I have been frequenting this legendary restaurant since I was aged 16 ,the days of long blonde hair,I`m now 50 with a head like a lightbulb but I`m still switched on enough to know that the food in here is the best by far in the east end ,and wipes the floor with all of those so called trendy places... More 

1 Thank David A
Bromley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

The Halal Restaurant may not look much from the outside but the quality of the food is exceptional. The restaurant can be quite busy at lunchtimes with City workers recognising that the walk is worthwhile. Good value for money and friendly and efficient service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Indian, Asian, Halal, Gluten Free
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 St Mark Street | Aldgate, London E1 8DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Whitechapel
  • Neighborhood: Whitechapel
  • Phone Number: 020 7481 1700
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