fh wrote:THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!!!It really depends on what kind of "Indian" food you like. The Indian subcontinent is vast and the cuisine varies radically from north to south. For example South Indian food uses a lot of coconut (The fish curries are excellent) and they do great dosas (sort of crisp crepes with mostly vegetarian fillings). If you know what to order Rasa Samudra on Charlotte street has a few delicious curries on its menu (and some I wouldnt order again in a hurry) but it can be a bit expensive.
North Indian and Pakistani food favours barbecued meat and kebabs, karahis and tandoori. Even daal which is a staple on most tables across India and Pakistan has a dozen different varieties. Indians also like to eat more vegetables with their food whereas Pakistanis are heavy on the protein.
I've tried a lot of the Wembley restaurants and some are very good and some are really mediocre. What I would suggest is some place much closer. East London has its share of basic no-frils no booking Pakistani restaurants with absolutely superb food. Try Tayyabs (you can read a review at http://www.guardian.co.uk/weekend/story/0,3605,1476932,00.html)and if Lahore Kebab House is as good as it used to be a few years ago then it should be on your list (I havent been for a while but it's known in the Pakistani community as one of the solid places around). Both the restaurants are in E1, exceedingly good value for money. Dont go looking for great atmosphere or fancy decor. This is great food for which you have to queue up.
Hope this is of some help! I thought you might like to hear a few suggestions from a Pakistani about a few authentic options.
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