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EC1 Noodle Express

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Clerkenwell
Singaporean, Malaysian, Chinese
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6-7 Albemarle Way, London EC1V 4JB, England
+44 20 7490 2525
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11:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:30
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has always been a 'go to' place for me at lunchtimes. I've been eating here for over 10 years. It's especially good if you have a group of friends and a strict lunch hour. You can get in, choose, eat and leave within an hour and not break the bank (usually around a tenner a head). Sometimes you can... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Went in and asked for the pork chop noodles on the menu in the window outside but they don't do it anymore. The waitress was quite abrupt but not in an unpleasant way. I had the chicken noodles, a bak choy with garlic and sale and pepper squid. The chicken came is fish and chip type batter which I thought... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Real authentic Malaysian food is a rarity in London, and this place is the real deal! The Nasi Goreng and salt/pepper squid was cooked to perfection, and felt like being back in KL on my travels. The staff are very welcoming, and the prices are extremely reasonable for the quality.... highly recommend.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

A bit hard to find but what a gem! Great spot, been here for lunch and dinner. Really enjoy the curry laksa and vermicelli noodles :-)

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Thank Jenjam88
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This place I have been video visit for while and found one best Laksa around for very responsible price, best time to visit is in evening where is less crowded and to avoid disappointment, this place gets madly busy during lunchtime, make your way as earlier as you can to skip the queue.

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Thank Shahram B
London, United Kingdom
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33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I pop in here en-route to gigs at the Slaughtered Lamb pub in Great Sutton Street nearby. Not that the food isnt great in the pub, but EC1 is perfect for something wholesome, tasty, filling - and very cheap. I nearly always have the Ho Fun noodles with chicken, absolutely delicious! Highly recommend.

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Thank Kim H
Belfast, United Kingdom
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51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Great little noodlehouse, tucked away on a side street, which at the time of writing (late Jan 2016) is somewhat obscured by scaffolding. Well worth seeking out, this small and unpretentious Malaysian-Chinese restaurant dishes out tasty and generous plates of noodles at a very reasonable price. Service is efficient, they'll give you tap water free of charge if you ask... More 

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Thank Tom C
Castellammare Di Stabia, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

I've been there at a lunch break and I definetively will be back to have the chance to try the different plates not being such in a hurry! Good service and the prices are fair.

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Thank Giacomo V
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Nice food and friendly staff. Not too salty. Good for take away. Only con is that it is a cash only establishment.

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Thank Richard A
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Quick to come out and lots of variety. I found all far too salty to finish eating I had to leave it. They use the same vegetables for different dishes hence the speed however it would be Nicer if it were varied so the dish looks and tastes bit more different . I wouldn't go again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Cuisine
Singaporean, Malaysian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-7 Albemarle Way, London EC1V 4JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clerkenwell
  • Neighbourhood: Clerkenwell
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7490 2525
Description
EC1 Noodle Express is commited to bringing cheap Asain food to Farringdon and beyond.

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