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Ley Street | Ley Street, Ilford IG2 7DE, England
12:30 - 23:00
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Ilford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Basically, the food was mad . Dosa connoiseur. Come oooooon. The chicken was peeeeeeeng , the texture on it was doing bits. Bare spicy nd that. Onto the Biriyani:The rice was the pengest ting , coupled with the succulent juicy breasts of the chicken - a pleasurable taste. Obviously inside the restaurant there were a couple peng tings might get... More 

3 Thank bigman425
Essex, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Let's put a couple of things straight before I start. As an "Indian Cafe for Indians" it is not where one go for "good service" or "inspirational interior decoration". People often often forget outside the major conurbations there are not many cafes/ restaurants serving Dosa. There is ONE where we live (40 minutes drive from Ilford) and it is expensive... More 

Thank WW54968
Romford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

visited the banana leaf restaurant but the service was dreadful nearly left - each course took at least 30 minutes and there were only 2 other people in their. we ordered a bottle of wine which came off the shelf and was not even cool let alone cold. dosa was good and the chutneys but the mutton curry tough and... More 

Thank lindahoad996
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Loved the authentic taste and atmosphere. Very friendly staff and relaxed and comfortable surrounding. Such an inexpensive food it's unbelievable. Came once now it's our regular.

1 Thank SitaraArman
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Slow service. Very very slow. Cutlery filthy. Not enough glasses for a party of 15. Went for a party, restaurant wasnt even busy. Tea took close to 45 mins. Food order...over 2 hours and kids had school the next day. If you want food and not lose a dress size whilst waiting go elsewhere! Awful service.

Thank Elilini S
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

We went with three children. Both starters and main courses were wonderful. Kids enjoyed the meals and wanted to come back soon. It took a while for the main meals to arrive as they are fresh foods. Overall one of the best authentic places we went.

2 Thank Bala K
London, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Went here for a meal at around 9:30. The first thing you notice is that everything is green. The green lighting here is horrendous and probably unsafe too. We got our paneer tikka after 20 mins and the manager came over to apologise for it being burnt. He said try it, we won't charge for it. That's nice, free burnt... More 

2 Thank ArcticRoll
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Good variety, affordable price , authentic Indian cuisine. Service a bit slow and tables too close. Food NOT served on Banana Leaf!! Polite staff and tasty food . Recommend this place.

2 Thank proudly16
Bengaluru, India
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143 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015

A bit on the Sri Lankan side. Little oily and its better if you place the entire order in one go else you will have to wait for a long time. To have 2 dosa and 1 snack, we spent nearly 2 hours in this place. Looks like there is only one cook. The first time we visited, the chefs... More 

2 Thank jayakumarr
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

Me with my wife and brother in law visited this restaurant yesterday. .. I asked server if it is possible to get food in a bit of rush as we had a film to watch and he said he will try Food did not arrive for 45 minutes when I asked he was very corky and replied there are people... More 

2 Thank Girish K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ley Street | Ley Street, Ilford IG2 7DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Ilford

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