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104 Tanners Lane | Barkingside, Ilford IG6 1QE, England
+44 20 8550 9563
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Ilford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Truly good value, pleasant surround although I found the tables a bit small. Lots to choose from the menu at very good value. The staff were polite and explained their menu very well.

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Thank stevesteve101
Bengaluru, India
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Born into a south Indian family that too really south of India which is Kerala and again south of Kerala, breakfast was always a tasty affair typically vegetarian. My personal favorite being "puttum payarum parpadakavum" a divine trinity i should say. Our cousin took us to this Turkish restaurant for an "English Breakfast" and it was good. The even had... More 

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Shoeburyness, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have only been here during the day, the quality of food is excellent & well cooked. There is a good range of meals available, the prices are good and service is friendly.

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Thank a1vig
Essex, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Normally I would get a take away from here. But today thought why not eat in for a change and was the best decision we made. Visited with family food as always on point cooked fresh and full of flavour. Other local restaurants should learn from Cafe 104 especially the service always friendly and welcoming. This place is a must... More 

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Thank chazessex
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I don't know about the recent negative reviews, but I visited in June and again tonight (ok I don't get out much) and the food and service were as good as ever. It is definitely not as busy as it used to be, you can now get a table in a Saturday night, but it is just as friendly as... More 

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Thank Diane M
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Food quality is great but on occasions the staff are miserable.. the lady behind the counter never smiles and gives you the impression that she's doing you a favour. Plus need to pick your times when eating.. To avoid the screaming kids.. Little angels 😄

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Thank Am P
ilford
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Such high quality food so well presented! Best cafe in the area for sure. Even for vegetarians like myself

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Thank crypticspoon
Essex
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I haven't tried the Turkish restaurant that is here in the evening but have had lunch here several times and the food has always been excellent. Really good value for money. I love the scampi and the jacket potatoes and hamburgers are great. The tables are pretty close together so it's not the place to go for a quiet meal... More 

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Thank CORV
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

My daughter and myself visited here today to try the all day cooked breakfast. Having read the reviews we were not disappointed. Generous portions of toast and tea/coffee included with all set breakfast options. We opted for the vegetarian which came quickly and was fresh and hot. Friendly service from all staff no sticky tables or dirty stained cutlery. Clean... More 

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Thank shereen93829
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

They did not accept gourmet member card despite us calling in before asking about it as the person took the call was not there. Did not offer any discount apart from 5% which is standard. Then said the card machine not working so had to cash. The food was average

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Thank Zarghum H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Mediterranean, Turkish, British, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Tanners Lane | Barkingside, Ilford IG6 1QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Ilford
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8550 9563

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?