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132 Brick Lane, London, E1 6RU +44 2034636978

((((* Indian
  •  - London
  •  - London
  •  - London
  •  - London
  •  - London
Main course: £7
Food spend: £15
Opening hours
Open from 12:00 to 24:00 Sunday to Thursday, and 12:00 to 01:00 on Friday and Saturday.

Great service and good food

Geoff Mason 22 June 2017
from Birmingham

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Praised by HRH Prince Charles and named in the BBC's list of 'World's Best Curry Houses', Aladin sits on the renowned Brick Lane curry house stretch. Featuring on the BBC list of ‘World’s Best Curry Houses’, the restaurant was also a winner of Taste Brick Lane Curry Awards and was voted 'One of the Top Ten Greatest Indian Restaurants in London Ever'by London's Capital FM.

Surrounded by the rich tradition and history of Bangla Town, Aladin in London has been a favourite Indian restaurant for over 25 years. Prepared by 7 experienced chefs, the extensive Aladin menu features dishes from across the sub-continent (Bangladesh, India and Pakistan). Light bites like onion bhaji sit alongside classic curry dishes, ranging from balti to jalfrezi. Spectacle can be found in the karahi options, which come to the table in a sizzling dish. A huge selection of vegetarian dishes contains popular favourites.

The interior of Aladin restaurant is a dramatic blend of sweeping red tables and subtle red lighting, creating a warm, intimate ambience. Private dining is offered for groups of all sizes.

Boasting a string of esteemed culinary awards, Aladin Brick Lane sits in a vibrant area of the East End, just a 5-minute walk from Shoreditch High Street Station.


132 Brick Lane, London, E1 6RU

Contact +44 2072478210
Reservations +44 2034636978

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Customer reviews for Aladin

4.0 ((((* (based on 359 reviews)
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  • ((((( 22 June 2017 by Geoff Mason from Birmingham

    Great service and good food

  • ((((( 18 June 2017 by Robert from London

    I'm a frequent visitor to this restaurant. The staff are great. Very friendly and very responsive. It is relatively inexpensive but the food is excellent. Highly recommended.

  • ((((* 17 June 2017 by Patricia Blades from London

    Good location basic clean restaurant tandoori mixed grill was delicious all food was good friendly service and the deal we had was excellent

  • ((((( 15 June 2017 by Claire B from London

    As my last meal for 3 months following surgery, Aladin was my ideal choice. Fantastic veggie options which incredible flavour, style and choice. Service was prompt and with a smile. Cannot wait to go bsck and have more of the Delicous paneer!

  • ((*** 14 June 2017 by Alan Myers from London

    Attentive service, great price, average food: to much cheaper ingredients and not enough distinctive spices. Had to remind about discount.

  • ((((( 13 June 2017 by Nick Wall from london

    Great place for large groups, we had 34 people dining at Aladin and the evening was very enjoyable. Lots of vegetarian and meat options, it was served at a good pace and the portion size's were so big. Delicious meal, and the staff were very friendly and helpful. If you have a large groups and need a good value dinner out, this is the place!

  • ((((( 12 June 2017 by Rebecca Davis from London

    Amazing food and very friendly staff.

  • ((((( 11 June 2017 by Amanda Knight from Farnham

    Had great meal here yesterday with 2 friends. Fabulous curries and great service. Will be booking to go again soon

  • (**** 9 June 2017 by Steph Naylor from Melbourne

    Nice food but the customer service was appalling I was embarrassed to of taken my friends (who I'm staying with here in London from Australia) to this resturant. We weren't able to order entrees while we chose our mains and we were rushed out. Not to mention how rude the abrupt the waiters were especially a man in a blue shirt - disgraceful. I am very upset about this experience. At the end, I have my cars on the table to pay and the guy snatched my card out of my hands and didn't even ask what account just did what he wanted and when it got declined he goes 'oh I should of asked you first'.

  • (**** 9 June 2017 by R Williams from London

    We arrived in high spirits, ready to celebrate two birthdays, having heard good things about Saladin from their website.

    We were sat on a table on the basment of the restaurant, wedged in the corner at the back.

    The decor is pretty dated and the whole place felt like it needed a good scrub! Especially the ladies toilets.

    Ordering was very abrupt and there seemed to be pressure to turn the tables over and generally just get us in turn out.

    We ordered a mixed started per person and it came on individual plates. No complaints with the starter it was delicious! Although £1 per poppadom was just silly. Surely an "award winning restaurant" should offer such things as complimentary.

    The mains were a bit of a joke. It was so reducululoisy expensive. £11.95 for a curry and then you had to pay for a rice to accompany it!

    We had four different curries and whist they were tasty they were not worth that money.

    Our order was quite big and we decided to take our food away. We asked politely if we could take our food away and in my experience of dining in any restaurant, normal procedure is for the server to take the food from us, wrap it and return it to us.

    Instead the waiter brought several containers from the kitchen and dumped and I mean literally threw them in the middle of the table on top of the food!

    We were in shock but by this point the era no return for the appalling service we had received.

    Before we had a chance to even pack the food there was a bill sat down on our table. We hadn't even been asked if we'd have liked anything else. There was just an assumption and we were made to feel again like we needed to pay and get out.

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