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Aladin Brick Lane

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Spitalfields
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
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132 Brick Lane | E1 6RU, London E1 6RU, England
+44 20 7247 8210
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Today
12:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb curry lunch - starter, main course, popadoms - for under £10. Simple food but beautifully cooked. Lamb tasty and meltingly tender. Staff friendly and attentive. Facilities spotless. And in the midst of unmissable Brick Lane. Thoroughly recommend.

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Thank Rodney P
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Watered down beers, took ages to get orders placed, gross carpet and overall very poor service! These guys obviously try to take advantages of tourists and groups of lads by agreeing a deal on the door and then trying to go back on it. After what is the worst service I've ever experienced they had the nerve to add 10%... More 

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Thank Sam L
Solihull
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the original curry houses on Brick lane and once the worlds best curry house. Great staff who are quick and polite and always good to chat with. The "blast" dishes are really out of this world and unique to the Aladin. Drinks are great as it's take your own, the waiters will even get them from the off... More 

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Thank aking73
North Berwick, Maine
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was quite a find. After seeing this restaurant on Trip Advisor, my husband and I ventured down Brick Lane. We are so glad that we stuck to our guns, despite all of the choices on the way. The service was the best we had in London- polite, warm, and attentive, despite being incredibly busy. We had the vindaloo and... More 

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Thank Gwendolyn M
Grantham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a cattle market you can't hear yourself think let alone have a conversation. We booked in advance were shown to the basement room featured on the website and left without ordering after 5 minutes. Shoulder to shoulder dining is not my thing. The carpet is disgusting you really need to wipe your feet on the way out!

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Thank Kev G
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came for a curry with my family, despite the loud music and and loud customers the food was great and the family enjoyed the atmosphere. The best bit for me was being able to bring my own beers in!

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Thank davidpeterson474
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Aladin has one of the best kurma (korma) I've tried and all the currys in their menu are available with vegetables but unfortunately the service and the state of the restaurant... is a little bit lacking on a value for money scale. We went for the £13 menu and asked for some popadoms which were overly priced and the service... More 

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Thank Felipe A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best curry I had in years. The king prawn moducash was just mind blowing! Took my family here, they all loved it. :)

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Thank Mark F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent for a group party! Had a fantastic time at Aladin, everyone really enjoyed themselves and the service was amazing! I had the Butter Chicken, which was again amazing! Great taste to it. Will be back soon

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Thank eran c
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Classic Brick Lane experience; we weren't that fussed about which place we went into but ended up in Aladin simply because we were tired of being accosted. They offered us "free drinks" and a £12.95 starter + main deal. Soon found out drinks didn't include alcohol. Took ages to get served - it was a Thursday night, extremely rowdy and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$19
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Brick Lane | E1 6RU, London E1 6RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Spitalfields
  • Neighbourhood: Spitalfields
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7247 8210
Description
Praised by HRH Prince Charles and listed by the BBC as 'One of the World's Best Curry Houses', the Aladin is famously known for serving quality Indian food in the heart of London. Recently declared Winner of European Curry Awards. Also Selected as the Winner for Taste Brick Lane Awards 2014. Check Facebook profile and our website for details.

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