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Ariana Afghan & Persian

2 Midlothian Road, London E3 4SE, England
+44 20 8981 8266
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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“bread” (23 reviews)
“kabuli” (8 reviews)
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Persian, Afghani, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 Midlothian Road, London E3 4SE, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been visiting the restaurant for many times and never failed each time and will definitely coming back for more. Staff very friendly and the food are amazing

Thank Hernih W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit the restaurant as a group of nearly 10 people for lunch in April, 2017. The food - starter, main food and afternoon tea all were wonderful. The portion of starters was quite big, so ordered nearly 5-6 starters and shared among us. The...More

Thank Kumar H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting concept and delicious food. Lamb covered in rice, carrots and raisins - top class! And the starter, do not remember the name, but the one with bread, mint, radish, cheese and tarragon - awesome. Will be back!

Thank Uncle_Aivar
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a quiet afternoon. Great food but pricey compared to the Caspian in Lee. Kebabs, ghorma dishes as expect

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I was there with friends suddenly plan and hangout . We order mixed grill, it was fresh. I really like the atmosphere 😘 This place is good for groups Staff are nice well behaved

Thank S a
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Great Salmon, cooked perfectly and the sides were well prepared. I recommend asking for the home made chilli sauce!

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I have invited so many friends of different nationalities to this restaurant to have a taste of Persian food and I was never disappointed. All grills were nice. But like so many other Persian restaurants inside and outside Iran, when it comes to very traditional...More

Thank C G
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I really cannot understand the positive reviews about this place. However, looking around at the other customers may explain this - there were very few Afghan / Middle Eastern patrons eating during our evening visit. The overwhelming majority of the clientele here was English, and...More

Thank Sierra165
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Mixed bag here. Some mediocre food and some really good food but nothing my husband and I would go out of our way for again. The staff though is nice and even when we left, a man rolling the dough for the flatbread gave us...More

2  Thank genibre69
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

It was our first time here and it will not be our last. Really enjoyed the food and the staff were wonderful. Thanks you.

Thank Darshake
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Do you have wifi?
31 January 2017|
Response from Sam M | Reviewed this property |
No! Ariana's don't have a wifi.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Midlothian Road, London E3 4SE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8981 8266
  • E-mail