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The Empress

#467 of 18,267 Restaurants in London}
$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
141 Leman Street, London E1 8EY, England
+44 20 7265 0745
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (40 reviews)
“poppadoms” (29 reviews)
“chilli vodka” (15 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
All hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
141 Leman Street, London E1 8EY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Attended for a birthday dinner, food was great, reasonably quick service and very good food. The waiter was brilliant and very entertaining, some service was a little messy but over all great fun

Thank louturner121
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We've had some amazing Indian food. The service was great and really friendly they offered us a crazy chili shot though - be cautious!

Thank Júlia S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came for a friend's birthday. Great curries and our waiter was entertaining and generous. Would come again!

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As per the other reviews, loved it all. Came for my birthday dinner, did chilli vodka to celebrate. Best food, no complaints and fantastic time.

Thank James M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great dinner, had a lamb bhuna which was super tasty. The guy who looked after us, Foz, made the night memorable with good banter and was great fun.

Thank Ash C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were staying in the area for the weekend and googled local eateries. The Empress came up with good reviews so we decided to try it. So glad we did ... what a little gem!! Would highly recommend. Great food and lovely staff. Puts Brick...More

Thank SueHK73
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great night and enjoyed some of the best curries I've tried in London so far. Prices here are very reasonable and the staff is friendly. I would highly recommend this place for a casual dinner with friends or family.

Thank Carmen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made a reservation for Sunday evening in advance of our visit, based on the reviews. Unfortunately, our experience was not great. When we arrived we were offered a choice of tables, which was a nice start. I appreciate it was a Sunday evening, but...More

Thank Samantha261067
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really really enjoyed dinner, great service a pleasure eating! Great value for money 100% reccomend.

Thank tombola1989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food and a great service! We're able to recommend us foods. Nice ambience and friendly staff!

Thank Mark H
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Leman Street, London E1 8EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Whitechapel
  • Neighbourhood: Whitechapel
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7265 0745
Come and experience fine dining in one of the best Indian restaurant near Tower Bridge, London. The Empress Indian restaurant offers you a superb range of great tasting Indian food with a modern twist in comfortable, contemporary and a stylish surrounding. Our restaurant is situated walking distance from Tower Bridge. Our aim is as it always has been, to give all our guests the best possible dining experience from start to finish. Our latest menu has a larger array of new choices of delicious authentic Indian dishes, that has been cooked selected to delight your taste buds.With Our fresh and fabulous signature dishes, The Empress has already become hot favourite in the heart of East London.
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