3 Best Curry Houses on Brick Lane

Mention Brick Lane and most people think of curry. It’s long been a hub for London’s Bangladeshi community, which has made it famous for an array of authentic restaurants—and some of the best curries in London. If you’re planning a jaunt to this popular location, take a look at our recommendations for the best curries on Brick Lane.

Where is Brick Lane?

Located in East London, Brick Lane runs from Bethnal Green towards White Chapel. Famous for its vibrant and diverse culture, Brick Lane attracts people from all over the world—and London—to enjoy everything from art exhibitions and boutique shopping to fantastic food. 

In fact, Brick Lane is highly regarded for its international food offering—especially its curries. So, if you’re planning a trip to this popular destination, discover the three best curry houses Brick Lane has to offer.

3 of the Best Indian Restaurants on Brick Lane

A good curry restaurant is all about authentic cuisine and an enjoyable atmosphere. That’s why these three eateries have rightfully earned their place on our list of the best curry houses in Brick Lane.

1. City Spice

One of Brick Lane's most well-known and prominent curry houses, City Spice is probably the first place that'll loudly try to get your business. It won 2017's Masterchef award for best curry restaurant in London, robustly defending its unofficial King of Brick Lane title.

This popular spot has won a slew of other awards, too, including top prize at the Bangladeshi Caterers Awards. A family-run business, City Spice offers a fusion of north Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine.

What Should You Try?

Consider Fish Thali—a stunning array of Bengal sea life, cooked in various sauces and spices.Brick Lane Curry House

2. Sheba

Sheba has been part of the fabric of Brick Lane since 1974, offering a straightforward approach that's all about the food. Another award-winner, Sheba has at various times been declared the best Indian restaurant in Brick Lane, the best in East London, and has been featured in the Cobra Good Curry Guide. The food is also well-priced, especially for larger groups, with a tantalising and varied menu on offer.
What Should You Try?
If you’re a fan of spice, consider the Lahori Ghost—a fiery dish with exceptional flavours to match.

Brick Lane Curry House

3. Bengal Village

Right in the heart of Brick Lane's curry mile is Bengal Village, first opened in 1991. Its fairly low-key frontage reflects its relaxed and comfortable nature, with attentive and friendly staff ferrying a delicious selection of curries from the award-winning kitchen to your table. The choice of vegetarian curries and dishes on offer is particularly good.

What Should You Try?

Alongside its impressive selection of vegetarian dishes, Bengal Village offers excellent classics, too. Consider the lamb Rogan Josh for a traditional dish bursting with flavour.

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As well as housing some of the best curries on Brick Lane, East London features a host of fantastic places with lots to offer. From Spitalfields to Whitechapel, there are plenty of vibrant communities with diverse cultures to explore—making it the ideal place to live.

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