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83 Fieldgate Street | Whitechapel, London E1 1JU, England
+44 20 7247 6400
12:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived at 3.30pm, only a few customers. We ordered chicken tikka starters, tandoori nan, rice and mixed vegetables. The poppadums offered, we thought complimentary - but we were charged. The mixed veg was not good and poor value at £6. Salad was complimentary, but rather basic - lettuce, onion, cucumber and tomato. The chicken tikka arrived sizzling hot - it... More 

1 Thank Ralph T
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolute shambles of a restaurant...had table booked 3 months in advance for.a friends 40th birthday..(deposit paid)..arrived and it was heaving with people so we had to stand by the loos....then found out our table had been given to someone else......! Waited for over an hour ...still no table... staff rude and unhelpful. Manager too scared to confront the problem.....we demanded... More 

Thank Helenmarie7
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic meal at an incredible price; our family of four ventured out to Tayyabs over the holidays. We spent 50£ for a feast of delicious dishes- spicy lamb chop appetizer, 3 mains, rice and 2 desserts. The byob policy is a plus. The cuisine is Punjabi which is spicy and a family favorite. We had a reservation and were seated... More 

1 Thank Kim5164
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waouh, I love this place. Now that I have been there for dinner, I understand why so many friends have recommended me to go to Tayyabs. The food is amazing: samosas are very tasty, grilled lamb chops and seekh kebab are AMAZING. The chicken curry and nans are also very good. I also had a house milk ice cream which... More 

Thank Romanodellavega1990
Roseville, California
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sure it was probably us - but we seemed to be rushed. Had reservations, which I guess put us near the kitchen. Service seemed to be consistent across tables. Food was good and came out fast. Someone recommend this place for chicken tikka masala. Was good - not fantastic. So you might want to find another closer unless this location... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked early 5.30 as I refuse to queue outside for food. We then got asked to go downstairs - but because one in the party was in the toilet - they told us to wait. I refused knowing that all tables were being taken. The man upstairs took umbrage when I asked his name. We asked for tap water... More 

1 Thank Sean L
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with a group of friends on a weekday night. The foyer was rammed and chaotic, as far as I can tell no one was greeting or tracking customers, so you had to desperately leap to grab waiters as they ran past. We were kept waiting even though we had a booking, and when we were finally seated they... More 

1 Thank LeGrandeMonkey
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were not acknowledged at all when we arrived at the restaurant, waiting for at least 5 minutes by the entrance. Although it was fairly busy, there were waiters standing around by the entrance. I asked for a table of two in which I was asked to wait for the manager. When seated, there was quite a wait for the... More 

1 Thank ImzHan
Priors Hardwick, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tayyabs was a recommended to us. We glad we came to visit here for our Saturday night dinner. I am pleased to recommend this place to other trip advisor users

Thank Mclean-90
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended this restaurant with a large group of colleagues - the food was fantastic. It was very fresh, hot and tasty. The Lamb chops in particular were awesome. The service was pleasant and fast. The restaurant was nicely decorated (and quite large including the upstairs). We took our own alcohol. They really looked after us - thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank Richy1708

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$23
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Fieldgate Street | Whitechapel, London E1 1JU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Whitechapel
  • Neighbourhood: Whitechapel
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7247 6400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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