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$$ - $$$Asian, Persian,
229-231 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG1 4TD, England
+44 20 8554 2022
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible20%
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“kabuli” (11 reviews)
“naan” (11 reviews)
“lamb” (14 reviews)
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12:00 am - 11:59 pmAll hours
Asian, Persian, Afghani, Middle Eastern, Halal
$$ - $$$
229-231 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG1 4TD, England
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Went there to taste some Afghan food. Tasted really good. I had the 'Kabuli lamb shank platter'. The theme is Afghan where you sit in the carpet floor. Nice idea except that it all looked a bit tired and needed a much needed revamp or...More

Thank A55ad H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Food was excellent, we had Karahi, the Afghan style Lamb Kebab and Kabuli Pelaw, all were excellent, tasty and very good size portions. But the management and the sitting area (where the tables are) need a lot of improvement. I suggest calling a couple of...More

Thank Siddiq M
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We went to this place for aftar dinner, I don't have words that how to describe this terrible place. Lack of lighting, seating area quite congested, toilets stinky, food was horrible meat was not properly cooked and I couldn't even dare to taste it looked...More

Thank ahsan106
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We were at shinwari to have dinner, it was a good one, especially the rice with the lamb, massive size, my 3 years and half son really loved it

Thank Tan9381
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Kebab Karaahi & Chappal Kabab real authentic taste of KPK Pakistan. I cannot explain how great the food was. It was Ahhh Mouthwatering, and we couldn't stop eating. The service was exceptionally good, just as Pakistan is, in the heart of London. Loved it! So...More

Thank zahra32
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I planned my sons birthday party there. My mostly friends are asian i must say the best food and service in town..the service was awsome so helpful. I visited many restaurant to organize my sone birthday but SHINWARI they offer me best and economical price...More

Thank Syeda S
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Food is simply the best. There's no thing which can be pointed at , a true authentic taste and ambiance. My family loved the food too. Recommend for a family get to gather and fine dinner experience.

1  Thank shah s
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

What a waste of my time .Should have just gone kebaish .Over price poor food quality . Deffently avoid

Thank bobie67
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I ordered extra rice fair enough that particular rice wasn't on the menu it comes as a side for another meal but to charge me £10 for rice! And to make up his own price is ridiculous!. When questioned about it the response I got...More

Thank Nazrul I
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I was truly shocked by the rude head wanted who was dismissive, unhelpful and even told us we didn't have a booking only to later admit we did. They refused to provide water for the children, the manager telling us that there is no obligation...More

1  Thank enny c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229-231 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG1 4TD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Ilford
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8554 2022
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