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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Aldgate East Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
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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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Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  30% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 7 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel combines luxury accommodation and events facilities, making it a great choice for your stay whether it's business or leisure oriented. Within ... More
 
 
 
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £97  21% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 8 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Grange City Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £80  21% off
8-14 Cooper's Row, EC3N | 9 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
The Grange City Hotel is a 5 star hotel that's luxury is matched by the superb panoramic views over the city of London. A stone's throw ... More
 
 
 
 
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Cafe Naz - Brick Lane
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
46/48 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Sheraz Bangla Lounge
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13 Brick Lane, Aldgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Tayyabs
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
83 - 89 Fieldgate Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 1 minute from Clifton Brick Lane
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The Stable, Whitechapel
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
16-18 Whitechapel Road, E1 | 2 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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The Culpeper
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
40 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
From the outset, when Nico Treguer, Gareth Roberts and Bash Redford began restoring The Culpeper pub in June 2014, they created a rooftop kitchen garden and ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st October 2016 to 5th March 2017 - Various Times
Clifton Brick Lane, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 1 minute from Clifton Brick Lane
The collective revisits its 1986 poster stating 'It's Even Worse in Europe', with the latest campaign including a banner installed on the front of the Gallery, ...More
 
 
 
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Children's Commission 2017: Assemble With Granby Workshop: Brickfield
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th January to 16th April 2017 - Various Times
Clifton Brick Lane, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 1 minute from Clifton Brick Lane
The Turner Prize-winning architecture collective have created an installation that features fired and unfired bricks and handmade products as an exploration of this most vital of ...More
 
 
 
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Terrains Of The Body: Photography From The National Museum Of Women In The Arts
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Clifton Brick Lane, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 1 minute from Clifton Brick Lane
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The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 7 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
Popular with the Shoreditch crowd on the weekends, The Old Truman Brewery houses more than 200 small, creative businesses, a bar and several areas for hire. ... More
 
 
 
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Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 8 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 8 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 1 minute from Clifton Brick Lane
Designed in a distinctive Arts and Crafts architecture style by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Whitechapel, Britain's first purpose-built arts gallery, is renowned both for the beauty ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Brick Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
Brick Lane Market is pure East End London, which means Jewish bagel shops, Bangladeshi curry houses, Indian sari silks - and Cockneys crying out their wares. ... More
 
 
 
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The Laundry Room
London > Shopping >
3 Fournier Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Petticoat Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 14 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 15 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 21 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 7 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
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45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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L!FE Shoreditch
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The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 7 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 4 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 10 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 11 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
Inspired by its sister bar, the long-standing Smiths of Smithfield, Smiths Spitalfields follows in its famous sibling's footsteps as an all-day dining venue celebrating the best ... More
 
 
 
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The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 7 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
Vibe Bar manages to be both chilled out and cutting edge. Located inside the Truman Brewery on trendy Brick Lane, you can come here to drink ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Liverpool Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
21 Widegate Street, E1 | 7 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 8 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 8 minutes from Clifton Brick Lane
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, ... More
 
 
 
 

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