RestaurantsLondonHaringeyN2

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£36
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“You go for the food not the location” to this family-run Indian café, rated by locals as one of the best options for a curry in the purlieus of East Finchley.

Summary

£36
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A local gem”, this “high-quality” five-year-old takes its cue from the royal cuisine of Hyderabad in south-central India, and attracts regulars from beyond its East Finchley neighbourhood.

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£34
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Fresh, zinging flavours”, inspired by the royal cuisine of Hyderabad, set this four-year-old Indian in East Finchley “way above run-of-the-mill competitors”. The converted shop site is “not the sexiest location”, but the “high-quality, genuine Indian fare” attracts diners from beyond the immediate area.

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£32
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “fabulous” three-year-old Indian in East Finchley punches well above its weight with “top-class, authentic food” based on the royal cuisine of Hyderabad. Its reputation for “high-quality cooking” is attracting attention from beyond the immediate locality, despite the “obscure location” in a converted shop – and there’s “easy parking”.

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25 Aylmer Parade, Aylmer Road, London, N2 0PE

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Shahi Pakwaan Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Shahi Pakwaan Restaurant in N2, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Shahi Pakwaan restaurant.
Ronald J
Generally we enjoyed the food. Starters - ...
Reviewed 1 months, 3 days ago

"Generally we enjoyed the food. Starters - Dahi sev good. Lamb chops outside not browned and insides soggy. Main courses - Chicken chettinad very good, tilapia was good. Lamb malabar came late due to misunderstanding of whether we had ordered it. It was poor. Sides - sag aloo, tadka daal, gobi mutter, peshwari naan all good. Overall we enjoyed our meal. Good value at £66 a couple including 4 1/2 pints Cobra and service."

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Roger C
A nice neighbourhood Indian restaurant, off...
Reviewed 1 months, 25 days ago

"A nice neighbourhood Indian restaurant, offering the usual popular dishes, with no frills. Reasonably priced. Lacklustre ambiance."

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Prices

Starter Main Pudding
£3.50 £12.40 £5.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £14.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £1.75
Service 10.00%
25 Aylmer Parade, Aylmer Road, London, N2 0PE
Opening hours
Monday6 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday6 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday6 pm‑11 pm
Thursday6 pm‑11 pm
Friday6 pm‑11 pm
Saturday6 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑10 pm

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