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Tayyabs

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83 Fieldgate Street | Whitechapel, London E1 1JU, England
+44 20 7247 6400
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Today
12:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was introduced to this restaurant by few of my London based friends and since then I am a hard core fan of this place. The food is great and the service is fab. Staff is very friendly. We ordered a variety of food and loved all of it. It's very pocket friendly restaurant. Definitely a go back place :)

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Thank Naweed L
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I regret not reading some of the reviews on here before visiting the restaurant The hygiene rating is 1/5 I've been told for months by friends that I should go to tayyabs and finally decided to last night. 1st as soon as we were rushed to our seats I noticed the glasses and plates were greasy. We were just given... More 

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1 Thank Shaz e
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food is great in Tayyabs. The meat is fresh and tender, the fish is flaky and light, the curries are flavorsome and the naans are fluffy and filling. That being said, there certainly seems to be a discrepancy between menu prices and bill prices; thus lies my gripe. I was in Tayyabs yesterday evening with a group of 10... More 

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Thank Hermes S
Coventry, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was amazing! The best Asian restaurant ever been to. Would definitely visit this restaurant again.

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Thank Karishma P
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My first visit with 2 Indian friends who recommended it. Very busy, especially for a Tuesday evening. The food was okay but but not spectacular. We were served really quickly though despite it being rammo and I thought it was really cheap. I would definitely go again.

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Thank LesKUK
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I do not live far so I go quite regularly. It always has a long queue unless you go at 10 or 10.30pm or during the week (Tuesday or Wednesday). It is usually noisy and crowded. Do not bother booking a table as (at least from my experience) they do not care and you still need to queue. Besides some... More 

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Thank Juan Manuel C
Reading, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A very unpleasant experience today at Tayyabs. We were a group of 20 people saying goodbye to a dear colleague. We were only served with one waiter whose English was very limited. We were refused tap water and we also asked staff to turn up the heating. Again they refused to do this. One of the managers came and started... More 

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Thank SajChowdhury1968
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123 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food was good, the restaurant was so crowded that you could hardly move. We also didn't realize till we were seated that it was a bring your own bottle establishment. The staff barely let us finish our meal before they asked us to leave so they could seat another group. We would go back again, but probably not for business... More 

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Thank greenwalleye
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here several times and the food is always delicious and very reasonably priced. However there is usually quite a wait for a table and then a further wait for your order to be taken. Take cash as the card machine rarely seems to be working. On my most recent visit in October 16 we were a party of... More 

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Thank Charlotte M
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here as a group of 7 after an evening of ice skating armed with a few drinks as it's byob. Even though the place was very full, the restaurant has a very expensive space over two floors and we were able to be seated very quickly. It is not like the kind of places in Shoreditch and Brick... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$23
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
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?

Staying in Whitechapel

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Whitechapel
Whether you're here for its dynamic street life, world class galleries or famed curry houses, you're bound to be wowed by the uniquely cosmopolitan flavor of Whitechapel. Long gone are the days when Jack the Ripper stalked its streets. And despite his mysterious legacy bringing throngs of curiosity driven tour groups to its back alleys and otherwise serene garden squares, these days you're more likely to catch a cutting edge fashionista scurrying through its age old lanes than criminals of any sort.
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