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The Curry Emporium

$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
597 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG2 6JZ, England
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible15%
18 Mar 2017
18 Jun 2017
“Hugely disappointing ”
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European
$$ - $$$
597 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG2 6JZ, England
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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We have been eating here for almost 30 years. Have seen staff and chefs come and go. Mostly has been good but the latest visit was so poor. From a waiter who was more interested in playing on his phone and running his hands through...More

1  Thank afpc
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We use this place regularly. It used to be great but the quality of the food has dipped recently. Service depends on the waiter. Often they have to go across to Tesco to buy some wine. Bit disappointing really.

Thank 388evelynr
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We (me and my better half) visited this restaurant today for light dinner. Two reasons because of which I would suggest to avoid this place a) The restaurant has a minimum bill policy i.e they want you to buy items worth of 10 GBP per...More

Thank sinha3426
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We were a party of five tonight and were the only people in the restaurant for the first hour of our visit, so found it strange that the service was so slow. The worst of it however was that I was served a mixed biryani...More

Thank Strider453
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We have been going to this restaurant for many years now and find it is the best one for food and value around. The food is always freshly cooked and extremely tasty. It's great for families and the Sunday order from the menu buffet is...More

Thank Anishka P
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We have been using this restaurant for over twenty years. Last week we ordered a home delivery and were not disappointed. Good portions with plenty of flavour. Delivery takes approximately 45 minutes which is good considering your meal is freshly cooked. Recommended.

Thank gordyk626Essex
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I ignored the negative reviews because I'm in the hotel just across the street and the Curry Emporium was recommended by a colleague. I'm very glad I did! I went to another Indian restaurant in Ilford yesterday and it was nowhere near as good as...More

1  Thank JamesEco
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant for a birthday meal with family. The booking was made for 6pm on a Sunday & we arrived in good time. For the duration of the time that we were there only 2 other customers turned up. Even though we were...More

Thank LouBellz
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Ive been going to this restaurant since it opened in1965. The food authentic indian cuisine.It has a great family athmosphere and attentive staff. Reasonable prices and a good menue.

1  Thank Michael E
Reviewed 9 January 2016

I absolutely love this restaurant and the staff , the food is great and the staff are all so helpful and friendly. We have been eating here for around 15 years and never had a bad meal or bad service. Cannot recommend it highly enough.

1  Thank kay5541
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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  • Address: 597 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG2 6JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Ilford
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