Clifton Brick Lane

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1 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 6TY†
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Clifton Brick LaneIt takes great things for a restaurant to defy the standard East End curry house formula and stand out. The Clifton has triumphed with a modicum of class and a raft of outstandingly unique Bangladeshi dishes. Inside, the restaurant is wonderfully spacious and bright. A striking stainless steel ventilation unit snakes across the whole of the ceiling, while a huge, pine mural preserves that oriental flavour. The open kitchen is also a fun addition. The menu is vast and varied. Offering all the mandatory curry treats from Tandoori Chicken to Tikka Massala, there are also a number of wonderful regional specialities. For starters the very succulent Kebab Tikka Delight or Vegetable Kufta are both very tasty, if served a little sparingly. For mains, the Chicken Tofa is perhaps a little too hot, but the chicken and sauce are bursting with flavour. We'd highly recommend the Manchurian Chicken - one of the tastiest Indian dishes we've ever come across and worth visiting for this alone. Wonderfully absent of artificial colourings, it's a scrumptious sweet and sour creation infused with Indian spices and herbs. The wine list is fairly comprehensive, if a little banal. The house white is drinkable but we'd recommend splashing out for something a little more refined. The prices are very reasonable and the staff faultless in their attentive service. For a lively ambience it's best to eat a little later, around 9pm or so. The Clifton is an exclusive, affordable curry house that is recommended to those who don't want to tackle the clamour of Brick Lane.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Aldgate East Tube Station
3 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Whitechapel Overground Station
7 minutes walk
Shadwell Overground Station
11 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Arch Car Parking
6 minutes walk
Spitalfields Car Park
8 minutes walk

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77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 1 minute from Clifton Brick Lane
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16-18 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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109 Commercial Street, E1 | 6 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 7 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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