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Rasa N16

55 Stoke Newington Church Street, London N16 0AR, England
+44 20 7249 0344
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“dosas” (16 reviews)
“poppadoms” (10 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
55 Stoke Newington Church Street, London N16 0AR, England
Neighbourhood: East End / East London
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday lunch with family in this lovely vegetarian restaurant on Church Street. Shared the Banana Boli and Mehdu Vadai to start followed by the Masala Dosa for mains. Flavours were absolutely delicious and in fact was filling on its own, I could have by passed...More

Thank Surrinder S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Returned here after ten years and it is just as good as I remembered. The food is the best Indian cuisine I've had. From the mixed popadoms and chutneys to the dosas to die for, from the parathas and lemon rice to the main courses...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Chef hasn't changed after 20 years . This packed out Indian Vegetarian Restaurant in trendy Stoke Newington was just perfect with delicious authentic Keralian food.The amazing loyal staff went out of their way to find me a table for 2 ( even though they...More

Thank Watermelondreams
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This place is amazing. £42 including tip for 4 courses and drinks for 2 people. All vegetarian, all interesting flavours, unique combinations and curry like I've never seen before. Cannot recommend it enough. Friendly and very efficient service too. Worth trying the mango lassi also...More

Thank 185DavidW
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Tldr: food is great, service is good, price is fair. We have arrived here after a recommendation from one of the locals. There are 2 places for the same restaurant, one is completely vegetarian, and just across the street one that serves also meat. We...More

Thank Ira P
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Fantastic food and friendly service. Curries were fresh rating and absolutely delicious. We will definitely return next time we visit this part of the world.

Thank Vicky G
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We went there with high hopes a couple of weeks ago as my friends and I were after a fun lunch and good vegetarian food. The food wasn't disappointing. We've ordered a bit of everything with 2 types of rice dishes(coconut-yum). Great flavours, lovely presentation....More

Thank Alberto P
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Service is kind and fast. Atmosphere is real and welcoming. The food is very simple but good indian food, though there are also some special dished which are not in all indian restaurants. Maximum value for money! Totally recommend it.

Thank بنفش ا
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This Indian has been in Stokey for years- and it remains the top Indian restaurant to visit (for meat eaters- otherwise go to the vegetarian Rasa opposite) I love the fact that every dish is original...no standardised madras, vindaloo etc.. a starter, main, side and...More

Thank GadgetBreed
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We arrived on time and they couldn't find my name in their reservations book. When someone did I was told they'd tried to call me 'Many times' to let me know we only had an hour and a half to order and eat our meal!...More

Thank Rosemary N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$8
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Stoke Newington Church Street, London N16 0AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > East End / East London
  • Neighbourhood: East End / East London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7249 0344
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Welcome to Rasa, an award-winning chain of restaurants bringing the taste of authentic, home-cooked southern Indian food to the UK
The Name: Rasa is a Sanskrit word that has a wonderful wealth of meaning. It represents taste, flavour,affection, pleasure, delight, happiness, charm, sentiment, pathos, beauty and essence. At Rasa, you will find all this and more
The Experience: At Rasa, our food is inspired by the authentic home cooking of beautiful, spice-rich Kerala, where all our chefs are trained. Food is our passion, prepared for you always with devotion, love, and the finest ingredients