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Zengi Restaurant.

#1,505 of 17,934 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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44 Commercial Street, London E1 6LT, England
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Great "genuine" atmosphere and good food. The lamb was very tender and tasty. The mixed grill was excellent. Recommend.

3 Thank LacyRuth
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Found this restaurant on trip advisor and was not disappointed! The host was very welcoming and made some helpful suggestions re food and wine. We chose the zengi platter which was delicious, all very tasty. If we lived nearer we would definitely go back again!

3 Thank Ellie B
Paris, France
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Nice restaurant, very good food (not only lebanese : the chicken tagine is very good; for the other plates, the meat is marined and very soft/tender), the service is good, with nice people ( they are fakely insisiting or whatever). We really appreciated the dinner.

1 Thank Jmonet94
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Had the chicken tagine. Best I have tasted Served with garlic sauce and chilli Sat in the busy Commercial Street Though not picturesque, it's a very interesting place to sit and look out at the enormous variety of people coming by. Zengi is authentic I think and the chefs look pukka

2 Thank janetwhitechapel
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Place is pretty nicely decorated. Staff were polite. Food was delicious. Portions were good. Would defo go again

1 Thank Gurpreet T
Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Second visit to Zengi last night didn't disappoint. Mixed platter is highly recommended. Brought 4 friends with me busting from overseas and all were also really impressed with the food and the service. Thanks once again to the staff for a great night and for treating everybody with the utmost respect. Jah Bless

2 Thank FiddyBoiBoi
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Seriously. I'll cut you if you get between me and the hummus. Jokes aside, the mezze platter was amazing, and with a side salad and some wings for the Mr, more than enough food for two. Hubs said it was the best meal he's had in a while, which is saying something. The food is fresh and SO tasty, and... More 

1 Thank Katie W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has got to be one of the best for high quality food and drinks. I have been to many restaurants with in the uk and abroad and this is truly up there with the best.

1 Thank Timothy T
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Poor service!!!! I ASK THE Waitress may I have a Amaretto and coke please, "Sorry we don't have that", oh really it's Disaronno, "no we don't have that", ok, do you have Malibu, she saying "What is Malibu", Rum in a white bottle??, "no sorry we don't have that", do you do cocktails?, "no", do you have rum? "emmm not... More 

Thank Kri2
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

My mother and I had an amazing three course meal which was very affordable and delicious! The staff were very attentive and lovely, even bought me out a free dessert for my birthday which was very kind! We will return when we're back in London and would definitely recommend this restaurant!

2 Thank summerjoy2016
Ali N, Owner at Zengi Restaurant., responded to this review

Dear Summerjoy Thank you for coming to Zengi and dinin with us. I am so glad that you and your mother enjoyed our cuisine and that we were able to provide you with a little birthday treat! Please do come back and enjoy more of our foods and vibes Happy belated birthday! Ali More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $25
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Commercial Street, London E1 6LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Whitechapel
  • Neighborhood: Whitechapel
  • Phone Number: 442074260700
A cosy hideaway in Shoreditch, fusing eclectic flavours from across the Middle East with unique dishes brought to you from our Arabian kitchen. What better way to continue your journey with us but by enjoying shisha in our outside heated area and indoor E-shisha basement.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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