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Curry Special

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428-432 Ley Street, Ilford IG2 7BS, England
+44 20 8518 3005
18:00 - 23:30
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I have had great meals here many years ago when it was called Curry Special but then the quality declined, but now its rebranded I thought I would check it out again. Sadly, the evening was much more miss more than it was hit. On arrival shown to a table, off putting smell of damp in that corner, seemed to... More 

Thank skumar181
Greater London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Me and my family love this restaurant we go regularly, and have had a number of family gatherings. I thoroughly recommend it here the staff and owner are very friendly and welcoming.

Thank PriShiv S
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Amazing food, amazing stuff very friendly would highly recommend it, any bad reviews on here are probably people just over reacting. The customer service was top food presentation was beautiful and the overall the food tasted amazing. Defo coming back!

Thank SpaceTraveller1993
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Called in after work , not local but was recommended ! What a delight , attentive staff but not overbearing & the food only second to the fabulous curries I last had in Pune !! A real treat !

Thank RachMound
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Now called Veer but the food is still very good, the menu might not be as extensive as some places but what is on there is very good. I eat here whenever I'm in the area fr work and I've never been disappointed, the staff are great too - the lamb biryani is excellent

Thank scannings
Boulder, Colorado
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Can really recommend this little Indian restaurant. We enjoyed everything from he papadums to the curries. All four of us visiting appreciate a good curry and this restaurant delivered. We all had different food but everyone seemed happy. I understand that they recently changed ownership and name so have submitted changed info to Tripadvisor. It is now called Veer and... More 

Thank MartinHolmgren
London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

Its still the same place as before, but a few changes, Staff are good, Food is good (as before when it was Curry Special) and the atmosphere it also nice. Overall a good place to take family, friends or even a business meeting

1 Thank Pappaji
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Really bad food! If you're looking for authentic Indian then this definitely isn't the place you are after. The food is cooked for the non Asian customers, looks great but tastes bad. All of the meat curry's are poor and if you know how a curry should taste then you would know that the meat shouldn't simply sit on top... More 

Thank 4Eva2015
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

Early evening curry while I was away with work so the place was quiet but the service was still very good but not over fussy. Food was spot on, very nice lamb madras, not over hot but nice and tasty and spicy, good tandoori roti and popadums at 40p each is very fair. I'll certainly go again when I, back... More 

Thank scannings
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

The best indian cuisine in East London to make your evening special ,,,food is always perfect ,and staff very friendly , highly recommend

1 Thank Onkar R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$51 - US$199
Indian, Asian
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 428-432 Ley Street, Ilford IG2 7BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Ilford
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8518 3005

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