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About
Fine Indian Restaurant, Recently acquired by the team behind the Mango Indian and Est. India. Head by Chef Prasad and Ruhul Islam. Silka Borough Market is another winning entry in the groovy SE1 dining stakes. The Indian menu features low-fat, healthy foods skilfully prepared with dishes geared to make you feel light and energised or calm and chilled out. Lots of people drop in for one of our lunchtime platters or grab a power lunch box to enjoy out in the sunshine. The Ayurvedic dishes with choice of lamb, chicken, prawn or veg are very popular. If you’re seeking long-time favourites, check out the Simply Indian choices like Chicken Tikka Masala or the Lamb Rogan Josh. More adventurous souls
PRICE RANGE
US$16 - US$48
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
CUISINES
Indian
FEATURES
Takeout, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

Silka is a great modern Indian restaurant in a basement just by Borough Market. Very quiet on a Sunday night but staff were friendly and attentive, particularly Juber. We had the best lamb rogan josh ever with the most delicious sauce, chicken biriyani, dhal and...a naan. Relaxed, delicious and filling - perfect!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had an impromptu dinner here and the staff were more than accommodating to find us a table and look after everyone with a smile despite how busy it was. The food was absolutely delicious and also tasted fresh and piping hot. The restaurant serves...a good variety of mild and spicy dishes and great gluten free options. Thanks for a wonderful meal! Recommended- you won’t be disappointed 😊More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Shafiul A, Owner at Silka, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Heena, Thanks for the review you have left us. Delighted your dining experience was enjoyable. We are thrilled your impromptu visit met and exceeded your expectations. Thanks for choosing to dine with us and for the recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you again...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great restaurant in London Bridge. Heaps of atmosphere as a busy night. Delicious food - really enjoyed the selection of veggie options available as sides and mains - on top of the meat/seafood options. Service was good. Food took a little while but we’ll worth...it.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Shafiul A, Owner at Silka, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Resort, Thanks for the review you have left us. Delighted you were impressed. Apologies service was slow, we are always busy but we try to not keep diners waiting too long. Thrilled you enjoyed the food and see you again soon. Thnks Alom

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saturday night at Borough Market and loads of choice. Went for Silka and not disappointed. Great food with home cooked flavour, nicely priced and great service. Thanks to Juber!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Shafiul A, Owner at Silka, responded to this reviewResponded today

Bada911, Thanks for the review you have left us. Thrilled it was an enjoyable dining experience and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Alom

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Indian I have ever eaten! Very good service. We had a few vegeterian dishes. I loved baby aubergine in masala sauce.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Shafiul A, Owner at Silka, responded to this reviewResponded today

Marzena, Thanks for the review you have left us. Delighted it was enjoyable and we look forward to welcoming you soon. Thanks Alom

Reviewed 1 week ago

I selected Sika for a business dinner based on the reviews and wasn't disappointed. However, if you're looking for ambience, keep looking. Blink and you'll have missed the door beside the gate to Borough Market. Down the stairs and you end up in a sparse...and utilitarian dining room. However, the food is the point, and it was excellent. Service is efficient and professional. I felt I received good value for my money and I wouldn't hesitate to return. I would recommend Silka to family, friends, colleagues and clients without reservation.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant after seeing some good reviews but they had no music, so all the guests were shouting to be heard. Painful to be in this sort of environment, my ears are still hurting. Slow service for the waiters to take orders and then...almost an hour to be served ANY food. The main course took just as long to come and was not worth the wait. Left immediately after we had scoffed our food as the atmosphere was unbearable. We were in a rush to just be out of there and were charged over £75 for what items that we had not ordered and an optional service charge that was definitely not a reflection of the service that was given. Another group had also given up and were asking to settle the bill for what they had eaten although the waiters were reluctant to only charge what had been eaten. Absolutely awful experience, will NOT go here again.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend had an awesome experience at Silka. I normally don’t leave reviews but we were treated with such great hospitality and felt very welcome. When we entered the restaurant we were greeted by Juber, and after he sat us at our table...recommended us tasty selections. The food here will not disappoint, both me and my significant other could taste all of the ingredients in each dish. I highly recommend anyone’s first time coming to London like us and craving high quality Indian cuisine to come here immediately.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Consistently great Indian food here at Silka - I've always enjoyed coming here either alone or with friends and family. Yesterday another good meal with excellent service from Juber prompted me to finally write this review! Thank you Silka!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a brilliant evening at Silka. The food was all tasty well cooked and of a very good quality. The staff were attentive and warm. I booked online about an hour before we wanted to eat and received a quick response stating booking was confirmed,...we were staying in London for a short break and found Silka on trip advisor. Next time we are in London we will definitely return. It is located downstairs on the entrance to Borough Market.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Response from gerg_861 | Reviewed this property |
I have pretty severe achilles tendonitis, and I made it down using the handrails.
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Yes. Great wine. Excellent selection of Gins.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Silka

Yes, Silka offers takeaway services.

Yes, Silka offers delivery services.

Yes, Silka is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Silka is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5