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Irana Indian Cuisine and Sushi Bar

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5 Glaston Street | East London, East London 5241, South Africa
+27 43 721 2231
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Amazing food Great atmosphere Our waiter Quiton is very friendly and welcoming... Irana Restaurant is a definite must...

Thank Girish B
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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, special atmosphere and great service. Its a real experience that beats a franchise any time.

Thank gearshift1
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed September 19, 2016

It is the only Indian restaurant in the town. centrally located. Food is OK. restaurant is small but decent.

Thank abhishek1232015
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Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Very tasty food, both cuisines presented very well, small menu with everything in it which is very good. Bad thing - cutleries on the table were dirty, there was some old food stuck to the forks wrapped with knifes in the napkins...! That was really putting off the meal..

Thank Viktoriia k
East London, South Africa
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Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the food but the service is not worth my buck. The waiter just left the bottle of wine on our table and we opened ourselves. The second time around the waiter opened and just poured no tasting etc... Filled out glasses to the brim, not "Ayoba". Service, Price and Good Food go together!

Thank BuffaloQ
Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed July 18, 2016

Stopped for late dinner. Advertised as an Indian and Thai restaurant. We both ordered the Thai curry and a naan to start. The naan was ok. My red curry was a mix of Thai and Indian. It was spicy, but not delicately balanced. The combination of ingredients (including peas) was somewhat strange.

Thank Jeets2804
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Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

The best Indian food in east London takes me straight back to my day's in India. There food is really amazing and all round good service fresh and all home made original indian spices.

Thank jason0000004
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Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Amazing food friendly service all round good service samoosas are to die for. They have amazing curries will beautiful naam bread

Thank Izelle43
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed July 3, 2016

Desperate for curry, tried a takeaway from the restaurant. Unfortunately the dishes I order where not freshly prepared. It was clear that it was food previously prepared was just warmed and serviced. Disappointing. Pity there is not much choice fro Indian food in East London.

Thank CSR_CallRed
East London, South Africa
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Reviewed June 20, 2016

This restaurant use to be my favourite restaurant and I am not sure what has happened to it but it is not the same! I have tried to give this restaurant the benefit of the doubt but the food is simply terrible! the spices and herbs they put in their curries and samosas are overpowering and ruin the whole dish!... More 

Thank samvandordrecht2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Thai, Indian, Sushi, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Glaston Street | East London, East London 5241, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  East London
  • Phone Number: +27 43 721 2231
When a wise old man had a dream and literally ran out of time someone had to take up the responsibility of making that dream possible. A chef for 45 years, he served the industry selflessly perfecting his art day by day. His name was IRANA Gooranah. Today Irana fulfils that dream. But this dream is built on the art inherited from this wise old man - the art of satisfying the most discerning connoisseur of fine food.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?