Restaurants, Indian Brick Lane
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One of the first curry houses to open on Brick Lane back in 1979, Nazrul originally launched to serve the local Bangladeshi community but has since gone on to cater for everyone, since Indian cuisine boomed in the UK. Split across two floors, it can accommodate large groups if booked in advance and is open seven days a week.


Venue name: Nazrul
Address: 130 Brick Lane
E1 6RU
Transport: Tube: Liverpool Street tuibe/rail or Shoreditch High Street rail
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Average User Rating

4.8 / 5

Rating Breakdown

  • 5 star:12
  • 4 star:0
  • 3 star:1
  • 2 star:0
  • 1 star:0
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Came here with a group of 30. Everything went smoothly has hoped! The food came out on time and was hot and tasty! Thanks guys

Great vibe and great atmosphere! One of the best meal I had in London! I had the chicken tikka blast, absolutely blown my mind away as the dish was extremely tasty! Friendly and cheerful service aswel

Brilliant experience at this beautiful restaurant. Had a lovely time with family as the waiters were very friendly. Thumbs up :)


My friend booked Aladin for her birthday dinner. When we arrived, we were told they’re full and put us in Nazrul. The staff was very patient with us when we were waiting for almost an hour for the late comers. We could bring our own bottles and that was a good start.

The restaurant offers Bengali, Indian and Bangladeshi cuisines, so you will find the usual suspects like tondoori, balti and curry dishes in all possible combinations: with veggies, fish, and meats. Many dishes are available as sides and main, so you can try a few.

We started with papadoms with 4 different chutneys, but it was hard to guess what they were made of. My favourite one was the red one that looked like a jam, but was actually more savoury and spicy.

My Pasanda - a pale creamy curry made with almonds - was sweet and rich, but indistinct.

Many of the dishes, especially the sizzling ones served to the nearby table looked and smelled delicious. But I’m surprised to see only 5 star reviews of this place as I don’t feel it stands out of the rest of Brick Lane curry houses. We had a pleasant night until the waiter told us to vacate the table and leave. They didn’t notify us about time limitation at the beginning.

They also forgot to apply the 20% discount which they offer when you book in advance.

One of the greatest curry houses on Brick Lane! Charming staff, excellent value and a brilliant place for large groups. Highly recommend.

5star in food and service! excellent service with wonderful food, absolutely loved i here at Nazrul. Chicken Naga was hot but with excellent tasty flavours

The oldest restaurant in Brick Lane and you cant go wrong with that! Went with a group of 30 people and we all loved our curry, the staffs were extremely friendly, going back in December with work colleagues, cant wait!

Old is Gold. The very first curry house in Brick Lane and surely still is the best of them all! The flavours and and the smell are awesome! And the service is always great. Always have a lovely time at The Nazrul.

Absolutely brilliant! One of the best in London! Excellent flavours to all the curries.. The Lamb Tikka Blast was superbbbb! Highly Recommended

excellent food and service,very friendly,worth the 200 miles we travelled from lincolnshire,well we were also visting family in surrey,would recomend this resturant very highly,also very reasonable priced,well done to all that served us and cooked for us,and as there was 13 of us to cook for,every meal was top class,once again well done,probs will be back again in june,

Excellent curry house, one of my old time favourite! The royale dishes are absolutely delicious. Definately highly recomemded :)

Had a lovely birthday party here... definately one to remember for a long time! From start till end the service was amazing! The food itself was fantastic!! Love it..

Great food with great service. The chicken moducash and peshwari nan were mind blowing, smashing flavour. Definately the best i had in a long time.. :)