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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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Aldgate East Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
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Arch Car Parking
 
6 minutes walk
 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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45 Prescot Street, E1 | 7 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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46/48 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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83 - 89 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 1 minute from Clifton Brick Lane
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40 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Heneage Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Whitechapel Gallery
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77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 1 minute from Clifton Brick Lane
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Brick Lane
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Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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The Laundry Room
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3 Fournier Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Petticoat Lane Market
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Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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71 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 1 minute from Clifton Brick Lane
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Neil House, 7 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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40-42 Commercial Street, Aldgate East, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Spitalfields Health and Fitness, Fruit Exchange Building, Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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31 Leman Street, E1 | 4 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 10 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 16 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Apples And Pears
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26 Osborn Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 1 minute from Clifton Brick Lane
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133 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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12-20 Osborn Street, Whitechapel, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 1 minute from Clifton Brick Lane
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Whitechapel Gallery
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80-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 1 minute from Clifton Brick Lane
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2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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