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Red Chilli

137 Leman Street, London E1 8EY, England
+44 20 7481 3300
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“red chili” (25 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
137 Leman Street, London E1 8EY, England
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

6 of us visited including 3 french friends. Friendly staff took their time to explain the menu so that we could translate for them. Very tasty meals.

Thank Caroline J
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We decided to order from here as we usually go next door to the empress but wanted to try something new. We had it as a takeaway and I have to say that all the meals that we chose were delicious. It was one of...More

1  Thank Robyn W
Reviewed 14 October 2017

My friend & I were interested in going to the Wilton's Music Hall and therefore chose a place for our dinner close this venue. We decided to go for the Red Chilli as it appeared to be a decent, mid-range restaurant. Nothing too fancy, but...More

2  Thank Anne C
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Went here with work colleagues last week. The staff are abrupt and fairly rude/ignorant but that is not the main issue. The food was really poor quality. The lamb was as tough as old boots - in fact it could have been road kill. Whilst...More

Thank DoubleD1984
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I came over to London for the weekend and, as I live in SW France, I asked my hostess if we could have an authentic, top quality Indian meal - as this is the food I miss most ! She lives in Wapping and so,...More

1  Thank Marianne R
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I noticed this restaurant on TA and decided to try it. The service was good and I had the lamb briani which was very good. It has a number of awards.

1  Thank Alan M
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Five of us ate recently at Red Chilli and we were very impressed with the quality of the food, the ambiance of the restaurant and the service we received. The menu is extensive and caters for a wide range of tastes and eating restrictions (i.e....More

1  Thank Jungleride
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Walked here with friends after a pub crawl. I am a big fan of Indian food and this place was excellent. There were many dishes I had not seen on other menus and was able to try something totally new. The service was nice, the...More

1  Thank Rob W
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant does not disappoint. We ordered from the specials section of the menu and were surprised at how good the food was. Garlic lamb shank was stand out quality, and had me wanting to know the recipe.... not something that I often do! Service...More

2  Thank coln M
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Arrived late into London and was jet-lagging for food. In search of an open place at 10:30PM (surprisingly hard!) I found the Red Chili and decided to give it a chance. Service was friendly and welcoming and I sat down to order a chicken tika...More

1  Thank Daniel C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 Leman Street, London E1 8EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Whitechapel
  • Neighbourhood: Whitechapel
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7481 3300
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