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Summary

Cyrus Todiwala’s “genuine, exotic and intriguing” Parsi cuisine “relies on spices rather than heat (though you can get that too)” and delivers some “perfect flavours”. “The man himself is very jolly as he works the room” at his Whitechapel HQ, where there’s “always a cheerful welcome, and great service”.

£57
Exceptional
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Cyrus Todiwala’s “vibrantly decorated” Indian is a longstanding bright spark in the “culinary desert” south of Whitechapel; service is “jolly” and his “original” and “delicate” Parsi cooking remains a distinct “cut above” (“the specials are always worth a try”).

£56
Very Good
Very Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A gem in a dreary City side street”; Cyrus Todiwala’s “interesting Parsi take on Indian food” – with great game dishes, and “favouring spicing over heat” – maintains the long-standing acclaim for this “friendly” stalwart.

£56
Very Good
Very Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Cyrus Todiwala “continues to weave his magic”, at this “quirky” City-fringe veteran – his trademark Parsee cooking is “sophisticated” and “different”, and it’s charmingly served in a “funky” and “colourful” high-ceilinged room.

£54
Very Good
Very Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Café Spice Namaste Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Café Spice Namaste Restaurant in E1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Café Spice Namaste restaurant.
Lloyd S
A fantastic Indian meal in east London and ...
Reviewed 9 months, 3 days ago

"A fantastic Indian meal in east London and so different to your local restaurant here we experienced such an amazing array of stunning Indian flavours and spices that enhanced each dish. On arrival you get a nice friendly greeting then you get to see the menu and believe me you want to order everything as it all sounds fantastic. We in the end decided to go for the Tasting Menu which includes 3 glasses of wine and was also told that it is actually unlimited food so when you say stop they will then serve you Dessert to finish . The one thing is that you don't know what you get until it arrives which to us was great . We managed to survive 10 courses before surrendering and having Dessert . So it all started with popadoms & dips followed by Samosa , potato cake , fish fingers , a sweet and crunchy rice , duck , chicken , prawns with spinach , salmon and cheese then to curry dishes of chicken and lamb that forced us into submission so we're then served dessert to finish to which on was a delightful spicy creme brûlée. Most of the dishes were brought to us by our very friendly waitress Martina ."

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lunch noon - 3 pm, dinner 6.15 pm - 10.30 pm
Last orders: 10.30 pm

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