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London Darbar

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251 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG1 4LU, England
+44 20 8518 3533
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“curry dishes” (2 reviews)
“nan” (2 reviews)
“dance floor” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
££ - £££
251 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG1 4LU, England
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Ordered the lamb biryani and meat curry, the food here is average at best. Nothing all too great, the desert menu was lacking. The service was ok. Asked the waitress to make our curry dishes a bit spicy- clearly failed to pass on the message...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Attended a family wedding pre party and reception staff are hard working and never let our tables run out of any food drinks ... loved the starters main meal was nice DJ was fantastic great venue

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londondarbar, General Manager at London Darbar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Thank you, Hope to serve you again in near future

Reviewed 22 May 2017

Hi Indy and Sumeet Bhai Thank you so much for making our day so special and all our guests were very pleased with our exquisite venue. They all had so much fun. We had so many compliments with foods, bar and all services provided. Without...More

2  Thank Lux M
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Around 18 of us attended the monthly dinner and dance event. Have attended a xmas do before and we enjoyed ourselves so much. Again we were not disappointed. Great atmosphere, lovely food, great dancefloor, good staff and a great memories were made. My family from...More

1  Thank sabrina m
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We attended a surprise wedding 50th Anniversary of my uncle and aunts today at the London Darbar function hall, opposite the restaurant. Great facilities, staff very attentive and really made our night. The food was vegetarian North Indian food of the highest quality. We had...More

Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I have been an annual goer to the 'Aaja Nachle' nights- my friends and I look forward to the food, but most of all the music/dancing. It's really one of the few places you can go to in East London for such events; imagine our...More

Thank Riz H
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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, and great music.They had live Indian dancers and live Dhole player .soft Drinks were included in the price. The alcoholic drinks were central london pricing.overall excellent party at the Derbar.

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Reviewed 26 November 2016

I ordered the chicken chettinad curry, a few starters and chicken biryani for a feast with a few friends. My guests were very delighted with their food and the exceptional service! All though the resturant is a bit pricey the food and feel makes up...More

Thank Lumos1994
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Pooja / Indy A quick note to say thank you very much for all your efforts this weekend to make my brother's Sangeet Night so successful. The guests had an amazing time and your staff made every minute of it relaxed and easy for us...More

Thank nikkimodgil
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We came to the dinner & dance as had been recommended, we had family visiting from mauritius and it was one of the boys birthdays. I've just had a baby and after being checked in an hand stamped they then decided I couldn't enter as...More

2  Thank Laura J
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nilma s
5 January 2017|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
Sorry , don't know ?, the club across the road is open and the Resturant upstairs is open, the future of the downstairs restaurant is unknown.
Ayesha B
6 November 2016|
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Response from londondarbar | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for enquring with us. We do not do buffet in the restaurant but if you have a group of 50 or above we can organise a private buffet for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$61
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG1 4LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Ilford
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8518 3533
  • E-mail
It's Not Just Our Business, It's Our Passion "London Darbar" Came Into Being In Autumn Of 2007. It Was The Conception Of Passion, Hard Work And A Vision To Create A Niche Among The Cognoscenti Of Quality And Perfection. Having Covered Over A Thousand Events Over The Period Of Time, We Have Gradually Evolved Into A Truly Formidable Food Company Providing You The Very The Pinnacle Of Food And Drink Design. "London Darbar" Was Born Out Of A Love Of Food And Drink. All Of The Team Who Work Here Feel Like It Is More Of A Passion Than A Job. In A Relatively Short Amount Of Time We Grew Into One Of The Leading Food And Drink Companies In The Industry. Close To 100,000 Customers Experience The "London Darbar" Brand Annually. "London Darbar" Brand Ethos Is To Create Tailor Made Solutions Which Have A Vision, Are Planned With Precision And Executed Beyond Expectation. "London Darbar" Has The Distinctive Ability To Adapt Its Offer Without Compromising Identity, Quality And The Brand. All Of "London Darbar" Channels Share A Bespoke But Consistently Delivered Product That Is Beautifully Presented, Deliciously Different And That Customers Can 'Eat With Their Eyes'. "London Darbar" Always Strives To Be Accessible To Everyone - Providing Food And Drink With A Superb Point Of Difference. Based In Essex, But Operating Nationwide, Our Driven And Creative Teams Deal With The Diverse Sectors Of Hospitality Including Restaurants, Banqueting, Catering And Event Management. With A Dynamic Team Of Highly Skilled, Well-Trained And Experienced Staff, London Darbar Has Rightly Earned Its Reputation As A Member Of The Food Industry's Elite.
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