Curryleaf East

Finsbury ParkIndian££££
Excellent
4.5/6
53 Reviews
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About Curryleaf East

Curryleaf East is located in the heart of Islington, just north of the City of London proper, meaning this is a busy spot for connoisseurs of the specialist north Indian cuisine that this restaurant serves. Each dish is distinctive for its aroma, bold colour and evocative flavour, qualities brought to bear in the kitchen by virtue of the chefs’ considerable experience working in top Indian restaurants and hotels. Whether you’re searching for a casual meal or a lavish private dining experience, Curryleaf East’s City Road restaurant is sure to impress.

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Address

Curryleaf East
20 City Road, Finsbury Park
London EC1Y 2AJ

Menu Highlights

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Starters

Tikhi Meethi Gobhi

Batter coated cauliflower florets, tossed with honey & chilli sauce and sprinkled with sesame seeds
£3.95

Chicken Liver Tak-a-Tak

Blend of chicken liver and mince cooked to perfection with a dash of basil
£4.50

Ajwani Salmon

Ajwani flavoured chunks of salmon, chargrilled in the tandoor
£6.50
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More about Curryleaf East, London

On the edge of Bunhill Fields down Islington’s City Road, Curryleaf East is a destination for London’s dedicated curry lovers. The cuisine here hails from northern India, so expect a range of Punjabi dishes standing out as highlights from the long list of South Asian delicacies on offer. Newcomers to Curryleaf might like to order one of this specialist Indian restaurant’s set menus, covering a range of price points and a sumptuous set menu that respects the long tradition of vegetarianism in the part of the world from which this ancient cuisine comes from.

Curryleaf East’s a la carte menu opens out onto an extensive range of northern Indian dishes. Ajwani-flavoured salmon chargrilled in the tandoor is a moderately spicy seafood entree, while the highly unusual lamb sula, lamb marinated in Indian rum before being grilled, demonstrates how Curryleaf has established itself as genuinely distinctive Indian restaurant in London. Authentic handi and tawa dishes play a major role here, with the chicken nilgiri korma reprising the use of dark rum as part of a marinade that also makes use of mint, coriander and other Indian spices. This dish is in fact twice-cooked: barbecued first, then simmered in a rich gravy of black pepper, red onion, ginger, paneer and cream. Find Curryleaf East in the southeastern neck of Islington, next to Bunhill Fields, for a truly memorable north Indian dining experience.

53 Curryleaf East Reviews

Excellent
4.5/6
53 Reviews
Noise levels:Pleasant
Food:Great
Waiting time:Very good
Atmosphere:Pleasant
Service:Great
Value for money:Good value
"Great"
5/6
marina t.9 months ago · 1 review

Had our xmas dinner here, we really enjoyed the food and definatley will return. It's got affordable prices and great service too. Would definatley recommend this restaurant to anyone in the area.

"Okay"
3/6
Christian F.a year ago · 4 reviews

Food was good, but the overall experience was not so high as the staff started cleaning the fridge next to me in the middle of the meal. Also the bath rooms would need some cleaning, a lot of dirt there, and also the way to the toilet doesn't add to a quality meal.

"Excellent"
6/6
Steve D.a year ago · 3 reviews

Very nice meal and good food and I would recommend the Laal Mans which is a speciality lamb dish. Good service and I recommend this restaurant.