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229-231 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG1 4TD, England
+44 20 8554 2022
00:00 - 23:59
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kebab Karaahi & Chappal Kabab real authentic taste of KPK Pakistan. I cannot explain how great the food was. It was Ahhh Mouthwatering, and we couldn't stop eating. The service was exceptionally good, just as Pakistan is, in the heart of London. Loved it! So nostalgic it was, took me to Pakistan for an hour.

Thank zahra32
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I planned my sons birthday party there. My mostly friends are asian i must say the best food and service in town..the service was awsome so helpful. I visited many restaurant to organize my sone birthday but SHINWARI they offer me best and economical price with delicious food. The lime light of the were The dish called dampukht and kabuli... More 

Thank Syeda S
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
37 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Food is simply the best. There's no thing which can be pointed at , a true authentic taste and ambiance. My family loved the food too. Recommend for a family get to gather and fine dinner experience.

Thank shah s
1 review
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

What a waste of my time .Should have just gone kebaish .Over price poor food quality . Deffently avoid

Thank bobie67
1 review
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I ordered extra rice fair enough that particular rice wasn't on the menu it comes as a side for another meal but to charge me £10 for rice! And to make up his own price is ridiculous!. When questioned about it the response I got was that it was his normal habit which was a disgusting response for a high... More 

Thank Nazrul I
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I was truly shocked by the rude head wanted who was dismissive, unhelpful and even told us we didn't have a booking only to later admit we did. They refused to provide water for the children, the manager telling us that there is no obligation to provide water where a restaurant isn't licensed. Food came late. Drinks were served after... More 

1 Thank enny c
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I have been to Shinwari numerous times and I testify that every time I have visited I have never left unsatisfied. When you walk in the decor is very much in your face, which is great as it gives off a good authentic ambience to the restaurant and to add to the authentic experience you are given the choice to... More 

Thank Omar Abdul Q
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 December 2016

complained about under cooked food but employee was not moved at all and didn't assure whats happening

Thank ezzyno1
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I think they read the reviews. We ate at Shinwari about 20 times so far (lunch or dinner) and we always knew what to expect: generic repetitive music blasting, waiting for food for a long time, absent minded waiters and the place not always in perfect condition. We came back for brilliant food, the nicely decorated beds, and the piece... More 

Thank Huk_trip
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

A bit cold by the door. But great food. Food portions are big and delicious. Service was quick. Great ambience and decor was on point.

Thank Alpona1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Persian, Afghani, Middle Eastern, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229-231 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG1 4TD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Ilford
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8554 2022

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?