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The Caspian

117 Burnt Ash Road | Lee, London SE12 8RA, England
+44 20 8297 1170
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“rice” (15 reviews)
“kebab” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
117 Burnt Ash Road | Lee, London SE12 8RA, England
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 6 November 2017

This is a lovely restaurant, always very welcoming and delicious food. I've never had such tasty kebabs.

Thank Shevvy
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Not too busy ,nice calm decor and good service. My starter of aubergine with walnuts was delicious and the fresh bread was a perfect accompaniment. The potatoe salad for husband was also enjoyed. His choice of Lamb Gheymeh was tender and very tasty my Zeresh...More

Thank wendy41
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Went here with my girlfriend after walkin past now and then when commuting to work. Very impressed, small little place but good service, the starters were very good, humus and Persian bread and Domla. I indulged in a yogurt and mint Persian drink...very good stuff...More

Thank Kimmybear2013
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

A short walk from Lee station is this delightful small Persian restaurant. A good menu and wine list, it offers value for money. We had hoomus. Delicious chicken and salad. Baklava. And olives to die for. Service is good and friendly. Recommended.

Thank Duncan H
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Whilst unpretentious, the owners obviously take a justifiable pride in their restaurant. Unusually, we were tempted by starters which were delicious along with warm bread. For mains, the chicken in rice with berries was fabulous as we the kebabs lamb chunks. Both were surprisingly moist...More

1  Thank clithers
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This place is unassuming but tasty and perfectly cooked meat kebabs and mixed grill. The rice is very good. Service can be slow but that is what good cooking is. Have the tea which comes on its own stove. Tastes better with sugar! If you...More

1  Thank Jenny L C N
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely evening at the Caspian. It was recommended by an Iranian friend. Moist, tender lamb and chicken... yummy! So fresh. Definitely going back. My six year old loved it too!

1  Thank Daniela D
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Picked out this restaurant by chance for valentines night.It's a nice little place with very helpful staff and a good feel to it. The menu is not huge but the food is tasty with good portions. The meze starters are extremely good and the main...More

1  Thank Martin W
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We live very near to Caspian, so visit regularly, and have never been disappointed, I don't eat red meat so they always make which ever dish I request and use chicken instead! The staff are welcoming and friendly, nothing is ever too much trouble. They...More

1  Thank jayk1973
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Been twice. For snacks, it was actually really great (meze!). Service was top notch then too. Not sure why this isn't busier.. But then I went back for dinner a few weeks later and it was really disappointing; just heaps of rice and below-par salad....More

1  Thank Chris L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Burnt Ash Road | Lee, London SE12 8RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8297 1170
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