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Dosa Special

8 Chapel Road, Ilford IG1 2AG, England
+44 20 8514 2446
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good52%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
30 Jul 2017
“Authentic taste and Value for Money”
8 Jan 2017
“Tasty n spicy ”
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Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
8 Chapel Road, Ilford IG1 2AG, England
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

It is little gem in illford, We stayed in Ilford for three days, we never went to any other restaurant nearby for all three days.The taste is very authentic and special. The service was very warm and friendly. we loved the food and service.

1  Thank Sakthi S
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Although Ilford has lot of options for Indian food but Dosa Special is indeed special. In starters we ordered Mutton roll, fish cutlet for non veg and chilli paneer for vegetarian friends. I found the Mutton roll was best. The KT dosa special dosa noodles...More

Thank Sumit U
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Very authentic restaurant both in decor and food. The service was friendly and efficient. The dosas were excellent and very filling.

Thank Plattypuss52
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The dosa's here are outstanding. Combined with the homemade chutneys and light stew they have become a weekly staple for me. Great value and a very friendly service.

Thank MT1239
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We had late lunch here and I really enjoyed the food. We ordered both a chicken & mutton curry with parathas & rice and the food was tasty. The price was also reasonable. The customer service was good with staff being polite & efficient. Would...More

Thank Mayur S
Reviewed 21 March 2016

I used to live in Ilford many years ago and return about once a year. Last year I visited Dosa special with My son and really enjoyed the food, the atmosphere and the helpful friendly staff made our visit very special. Yesterday evening I took...More

2  Thank Karen K
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Food is tastly, very reasonably priced. They serve Indian and Srilankan food, service is excellent. Have been there several times and will recommend others.

Thank himsh
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I've been here a few times and tried out their Dosa, Idly and wada. I've tried out the Indo Chinese style Manchurian dishes here and it was delicious. I tried out the Manchurian idly here for the 1st time and it was excellent. Everything here...More

Thank Samuel R
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Based on the good reviews, I visited them for lunch along with 4 more friends. We ordered our food and then after waiting for more than 30 mins, reminded them that we are still to get our orders and even haven't received the starters and...More

Thank sachu79
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Ideal place if you are looking for cheap and tasty indian food, especially south Indian. staff is also friendly and the place is not usually very crowded

Thank LoneTraveller2k15
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  • Address: 8 Chapel Road, Ilford IG1 2AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Ilford
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8514 2446
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