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Banana Leaf

Ley Street | Ley Street, Ilford IG2 7DE, England
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible24%
20 Feb 2017
“Mothers life it banged”
29 Oct 2016
“A Good South Indian (Sri Lankan Tamil) Cafe/ Restaurant for Indians”
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12:30 - 23:00All hours
Indian, Chinese, Asian
Ley Street | Ley Street, Ilford IG2 7DE, England
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Basically, the food was mad . Dosa connoiseur. Come oooooon. The chicken was peeeeeeeng , the texture on it was doing bits. Bare spicy nd that. Onto the Biriyani:The rice was the pengest ting , coupled with the succulent juicy breasts of the chicken -...More

4  Thank bigman425
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Let's put a couple of things straight before I start. As an "Indian Cafe for Indians" it is not where one go for "good service" or "inspirational interior decoration". People often often forget outside the major conurbations there are not many cafes/ restaurants serving Dosa....More

Thank WW54968
Reviewed 26 October 2016

visited the banana leaf restaurant but the service was dreadful nearly left - each course took at least 30 minutes and there were only 2 other people in their. we ordered a bottle of wine which came off the shelf and was not even cool...More

Thank lindahoad996
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Loved the authentic taste and atmosphere. Very friendly staff and relaxed and comfortable surrounding. Such an inexpensive food it's unbelievable. Came once now it's our regular.

1  Thank SitaraArman
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Slow service. Very very slow. Cutlery filthy. Not enough glasses for a party of 15. Went for a party, restaurant wasnt even busy. Tea took close to 45 mins. Food order...over 2 hours and kids had school the next day. If you want food and...More

Thank Elilini S
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

We went with three children. Both starters and main courses were wonderful. Kids enjoyed the meals and wanted to come back soon. It took a while for the main meals to arrive as they are fresh foods. Overall one of the best authentic places we...More

2  Thank Bala K
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Went here for a meal at around 9:30. The first thing you notice is that everything is green. The green lighting here is horrendous and probably unsafe too. We got our paneer tikka after 20 mins and the manager came over to apologise for it...More

2  Thank ArcticRoll
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Good variety, affordable price , authentic Indian cuisine. Service a bit slow and tables too close. Food NOT served on Banana Leaf!! Polite staff and tasty food . Recommend this place.

2  Thank proudly16
Reviewed 22 June 2015

A bit on the Sri Lankan side. Little oily and its better if you place the entire order in one go else you will have to wait for a long time. To have 2 dosa and 1 snack, we spent nearly 2 hours in this...More

2  Thank jayakumarr
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Me with my wife and brother in law visited this restaurant yesterday. .. I asked server if it is possible to get food in a bit of rush as we had a film to watch and he said he will try Food did not arrive...More

2  Thank Girish K
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ley Street | Ley Street, Ilford IG2 7DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Ilford
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