RestaurantsLondonWhitechapelE1

survey result

Summary

£36
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The grilled lamb chops are worth a visit in their own right” to this “affordable and ever-reliable Punjabi institution in Whitechapel” whose 500 seats are “guaranteed to be jam-packed on any particular evening”. “BYOB means it is even better value for money”.

Summary

£34
    £
4
Very Good
1
Poor
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“You come to eat, not dine” at this “loud and popular” 500-seater, which “lives up to its reputation as the go-to curry house in (well, near to) Brick Lane”. Top Menu Tip – “the lamb chops are meatilicious and the dry meat curry is rich and very tasty”; BYO.

Summary

£33
    £
4
Very Good
1
Poor
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“An institution and rightly so.” “You don’t come to this 500-seat BYO in the East End for the dining experience: you come for the amazing Punjabi food.” “Still up there with the best” – the lamb chops in particular “are to die for”. “Terrible service but great buzz and great food.” “Such a brilliant place to take out-of-towners. Not fussy: fully authentic.”

Summary

£30
    £
4
Very Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Queues are mad!” at this “always crazy” and “fantastically good-value” 500-seater, Punjabi BYO in the East End, which is “busy even into the late hours”, and a serious rival to the older Lahore five minutes’ walk away. Everything is “simply delicious”, with “the real highlights being the sizzling and smoking tandoori plates”: lamb chops in particular “always hit the mark”, but “everything is so fresh”.

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83 Fieldgate St, London, E1 1JU

Restaurant details

Highchair
35
No dress code
250

Tayyabs Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Tayyabs Restaurant in E1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Tayyabs restaurant.
Philip W
Consistently excellent - both in house dini...
Reviewed 13 days ago

"Consistently excellent - both in house dining and takeaway"

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Steve C
You get the same tastes / authentic flavour...
Reviewed 5 months, 10 days ago

"You get the same tastes / authentic flavours here that you might pay double or triple the price for at Mayfair-based Indian and Pakistani restaurants. You come for the lamb chops and stay for the spectacular lentils and baby aubergine (or many other) dishes. It’s large, it looks nicer than it did a few years ago (it has had a “glow-up” over the years), and it is still great value, partly as it is BYO, but also because they don’t pay Mayfair rents. "

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Prices

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£2.50 £12.00 £6.00 £4.00
Drinks  
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £1.80
Service 10.00%
83 Fieldgate St, London, E1 1JU
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑11:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑11:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑11:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑11:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑11:30 pm

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