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#4,894 of 18,267 Restaurants in London}
$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
136 Brick Lane, London E1 6RU, England
+44 20 7247 7824
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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“curry” (73 reviews)
“naan” (20 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
136 Brick Lane, London E1 6RU, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our forth visit to Sheba and it never fails to disappoint. Everyone was happy with their flavourful curry dishes, great service and hassle free atmosphere. Poppadoms are fresh and their menu choice has something for everyone. The only downside is that the loos...More

Thank Elisabeth_Hannah
sultanmiah, Manager at Sheba, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Elizabeth, we hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Coming from Leicester, curry capital of the country :) I am not easily impressed. However, The Lamb Dhansak and mushroom rice at Sheba were fantastic as was the atmosphere and service. I have visited Sheba 3 times now and not been disappointed. There is a...More

Thank MrBurgo
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

After running the gauntlet of Brick Lane we were approached by a tout offering us a starter, main, rice and naan all for £15 including a free beer. This seemed very reasonable and so we agreed and were taken to our table. The food was...More

Thank scm_90
sultanmiah, Manager at Sheba, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thanks for your review. Hope you come back for more curries at Sheba :)

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Ended up in Sheba a few times now following the relentless hagle march up and down Brick Lane. For some reason they always seem to offer slightly better deals. Food and service has always been good. No complaints and always a good atmosphere.

Thank Spooky1988
sultanmiah, Manager at Sheba, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Glad you enjoy visiting us, hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We waited for one and a half hours while every other table received their food even though we were there before every table. There is no excuse for this. Food was nice when it eventually arrivedMore

Thank wallog1
sultanmiah, Manager at Sheba, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

We are really sorry to hear this. Its very unusual for this type of thing to happen and we can only apologise. I will investigate to find out what happened during that service so that this won't happen again. Thanks for your review and for...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

The curry was delicious, best onion bhajis I've ever tasted! And the plenty of curry was given for a main meal. It was also extremely cheap for the quality of the meal and the waiters were all very nice and attentive. The menu, (and restricted...More

Thank A4096OVerice
sultanmiah, Manager at Sheba, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thanks so much for your kind review. We're glad you enjoyed the food and service and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Enjoyed a delicious curry with a very affordable price and friendly service. Had a nice variety of dishes (not just the normal madras, balti, pathia...), including a wide range of vegetarian/vegan options. Highly recommend and will definitely return.

Thank 785rebecca
sultanmiah, Manager at Sheba, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thanks Rebecca! I hope we do see you again soon, thanks for the review!

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Took us down to basement where we were served by a guy who seemed a bit lost with the whole setup. We had to move tables as our first attempt was practically falling over. The wine arrived and it was nice and warm but not...More

Thank MMC1961
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Always enjoy a visit to Sheba. The food is great and service friendly. Once I went elsewhere on Brick Lane to try something different and never again, Sheba is the best in my opinion and has so much choice of food and drink.

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

A colleague of mine recommends this restaurant and the food was on point with great service from staff. They are busy but found time to keep us all happy. My favouritedish was the coriander prawn with plain rice. I did order a peshwari naan but...More

Thank Rukshana B
For a glimpse of Georgian and Victorian London at its
most pristine, or a peek into what's apt to be the
next big global trend, the hipster zone of
Spitalfields can provide hours of amazement. Around
the clock, this is a haven for early morning bargain
hunters sizing up its street markets, foodie foragers
throughout the day, or late night revelers hitting
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
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12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Brick Lane, London E1 6RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Spitalfields
  • Neighbourhood: Spitalfields
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7247 7824
  • E-mail
Awarded the Best Curry House in the UK 2015 by Cobra Good Curry Guide. Sheba is one of the oldest and best loved Indian restaurants in London, Brick Lane. Opened in 1974 Sheba is famous for its traditional Indo-Bengali and modern cooking styles. All ingredients are fresh and carefully sourced from local grocers. With its array of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes Sheba caters for all diners. There is a fully licensed bar serving great wine and beers or why not try one of our cold Lassi's. For real taste of sub continent visit Sheba!
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