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Silka Fine Indian

6-8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL, England
+44 20 7378 6161
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“curry” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6-8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We found Silka Fine Indian after a visit to The Shard Tower. I must say we were very happy with our choice of restaurant for the evening. Staff was nice and the food was excellent prepared and presented. Silka has a modern and minimalist design...More

Thank Bjørnar S
Reviewed yesterday

Our first visit here and this will certainly be our 'go to' India Restaurant in London from now on. Food was absolutely delicious. Starters: weren't too big to spoil your mail meal, Lamb chops - so so tender and tasty. Onion baji's were delicious. Mains:...More

Thank CHFJohanna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good curry sauce and good price for the beer and good service and food was very good price was very nice and

Thank sarveshwar p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time I have ever written a review for anything and its also the first time I have ever gone up to a chef to say how wonderful the meal was. Been to plenty of Indian restaurants in my life and this was by far...More

3  Thank James R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are ever in the area of Borough Market this restaurant is a must it has been under New Management since December 2017. If its just a quick snack or full on evening Indian meal this place is a must go to. The food...More

1  Thank christinewhitbread
Reviewed 18 January 2018

I had looked for a place to get a curry with a family member and came across Silka. Really easy to get to. Having read previous reviews from before December 2017 I was a bit nervous but those doubts were immediately removed. The food selection...More

1  Thank jswokay
Shafiul A, Owner at Silka Fine Indian, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

​Dear jswokay, Thank you for visiting us considering some poor reviews under previous ownership. Your review is much appreciated as we hope it will help other diners giving us a try. Our menu is constantly changing introducing authentic Indian cooking from various regions of India....More

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit since the management of Est. India took over (another of our favourites) and this too lived up to their excellent reputation. Inventive, sophisticated menu (the moily fish curry had a unique taste and was wonderfully creamy), and even the 'standard'...More

1  Thank goldie81
Shafiul A, Manager at Silka Fine Indian, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Dear Goldie81 Thank you for your review, and encouraging words. It's always a challenge trying to create a different dining experience when our other restaurant is so close by. We are pleased you enjoyed our menu here which is a little more refined than our...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

The guys fitted us in on a night when we couldn't get a table in any restaurant in Waterloo. Their sister restaurant made the booking when we couldn't get in there. I took my wife and four boys jetlagged boys under 10. The staff were...More

2  Thank QuattroPapa
Shafiul A, Manager at Silka Fine Indian, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hi QuattroPapa Thank you for your review, we are pleased to hear of your pleasant experience at the Silka. Our Korma recipe goes back to the Moghul era, enjoyed by the nawabs of the time. Silka is now under new management, the same​ team as...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017

Really good restaurant, excellent service & great food. I think it is under new management, if so they are doing a great job.

1  Thank malcolmstoodley
Shafiul A, Manager at Silka Fine Indian, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

Hello Malcolm, Thank you for your review....you are right the Silka is under new management, and we are pleased you had a pleasant evening. We look forward to welcoming you back in the new year. regards,

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing service, very good food, and a nice quiet atmosphere. Wholeheartedly recommend for any curry connoisseurs.More

Thank Sabrin1980
Shafiul A, Manager at Silka Fine Indian, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Dear Sabrin1980, It's wonderful to hear you had such a great time at Silka. Silk is now under new management, the same team that is behind Mango Indian and Est. India. We are now re-establishing Silka and really appreciate you taking the time to write...More

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browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street,
foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old
foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks
of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$27
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Delivery
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southwark
  • Neighbourhood: Southwark
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7378 6161
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Fine Indian Restaurant, Recently acquired by the team behind the Mango Indian and Est. India. Head by Chef Prasad and Ruhul Islam.
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