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Lahore Kebab House

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2 Umberston Street, London E1 1PY, England
+44 20 7481 9737
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212 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed April 19, 2016

I was first introduced to Lahore by friends, one of which is British/ Indian. The venue doesnt not look like anything either inside or out so had it not been for the former odds are I would never have stopped. Since the first time we have revisited for take out many, many times. Not our choice for sit-in as simply... More 

2 Thank S E
Essex, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2016

This is a curry and kebab house in the East End of London. It was never going to be a "fine dining" experience. It's unlicensed, so you take your own booze. They don't seem to charge corkage. I was one of 5 guys out for the evening. Two of our party had been here before, so knew exactly what to... More 

2 Thank Keith W
Ilford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 11, 2016

The good: Grilled starters (especially paneer tikka) and desserts are decent. Bring your own beer policy with a off licence opposite the restaurant. Lots of seating. Not cramped like Tayyabs. Wide range of dishes. Cheap. The bad: -The service is rubbish. The staff appear unenthusiastic. Had to wait 25 minutes for a bill after asking 3 times. It was hard... More 

Thank Peter A
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 3, 2016

Have come back here after switching to Tayyabs for a spell. That restaurant can still delight but sometimes it's nice to get straight to a table and be able to relax a bit with your kebabs. We came early on a Saturday, got a table for 5 no problem and had food on the table within about 10 minutes! The... More 

Thank 3rdmonkey
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Wow this place must be kept secret. The food and service is first class and as cheap as chips!!!!! Huge restaurant and they don't take bookings. Not licenced but you can bring your own booze (there is an off licence next door). Busy thriving place lots of families.

Thank Kevin B
Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 31, 2016

There were 8 of us out for a meal. Cant recommend this restaurant highly enough. The food was outstanding, especially the grilled meats...wow! The service was friendly and efficient. We all had a great time. Thanks to Aquib for the recommendation!!

Thank edmondantes11
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

What can I say, this place is amazing. Food is simply wow. Visit once and I'll never stop visiting it. I won't list any dish in particular as they are all mouth watering. Buzzing place and amazing food. What more can I ask for!!!

Thank RakshSri
Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Don't go to this place for ambience - just go for the food and order the authentic items like lamb chops, kebabs karahi lamb and methi chicken which is to die for. You do not get a caning for the naans and as it is BYOB, drinks are cheap We are of Kenyan Asian stock and are very fussy about... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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107 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed March 22, 2016

One friend told us about this place and we decided to try. if you are looking for a fancy restaurant this is not your place. but if you are looking a good value and good food step in. Have some Kebabs, or Chicken Marsala, do not forget to have some cheese! all menu items are delicious. is a merry place... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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244 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed March 21, 2016

Plain and simple doesn't come much better than this. No frills, just good food served fresh. Best value meal I have had in London.

Thank Brian8008

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Umberston Street, London E1 1PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Whitechapel
  • Neighborhood: Whitechapel
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7481 9737

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