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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
Exceptional
Exceptional
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
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.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
40
10.30 pm
110
16 Prescot St, London, E1 8AZ
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Opening hours
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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