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Summary

“In an unlikely location” east of the City, Cyrus Todiwala’s brightly decorated HQ delivers “time and time again”. “No ordinary Indian, the varied food is prepared with panache and extraordinarily skilled mixes of subtle flavours”. Service is “excellent” too, and the worst complaint amongst the many reports we receive is that “it’s a bit pricey”. Events are a regular feature here, and “Cyrus is very informative and entertaining throughout”.

£56
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Every mouthful is a joy”, say fans of Cyrus Todiwala’s “airy and bright” (somewhat “eccentrically decorated”) City-fringe Indian, where “extremely attentive service” is a hallmark, and where “the man himself usually does the rounds in a clubbable fashion”. The “wide variety of unusual Parsi dishes”“quite different food to standard Indian fare”“are spicy rather than just hot (though you can have that too)”.

£55
   ££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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
   ££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
4
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
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
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.
Emma C
Excellent Indian food - away from the touri...
Reviewed 6 months, 11 days ago

"Excellent Indian food - away from the tourist traps nearby"

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Tim H
Had not been for a year or more. Standard w...
Reviewed 7 months, 2 days ago

"Had not been for a year or more. Standard was very good."

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Colin S
We enjoyed a pre-theatre meal and wished we...
Reviewed 8 months, 25 days ago

"We enjoyed a pre-theatre meal and wished we could stay another hour or lived near enough to make an evenng of it. Imaginative and proably authentic Indian cooking and service that couldn't be bettered."

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Robert M
Subtle flavours which don't kill your taste...
Reviewed 10 months, 3 days ago

"Subtle flavours which don't kill your tastebuds. Also a wide range of options for both carnivores and vegetarians. Well presented and executed dishes. Cyrus personally visits each table which is a nice touch. If you are lucky he will also talk to you on the way home which he did with us after bumping into him in the street."

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always   £40.00

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£4.00 £27.00 £7.00 £4.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £23.75
Filter Coffee £2.25
Extras  
Service 12.50%
16 Prescot St, London, E1 8AZ
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MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday12 pm-10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm-10:30 pm
Friday12 pm-11 pm
Saturday12 pm-11 pm
SundayCLOSED

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