East London is the capital’s hotspot when it comes to restaurants. There’s a new eating place opening just about every week on every corner. Whatever you’re craving, East London will have something nearby that will hit the spot. Here’s just a few of East London’s Top Takeaways.

Top Takeaways in East London

Pepe's Piri Piri

Chicken, Fast Food 82-84 Brick Lane, E16RL

Top Choice for > Huge, mouthwatering wing platters

Top dish > Half per per chicken deal

East London's Brick Lane is the go-to place for hot food and Pepe's have built up a loyal following for their spicy Portuguese piri piri chicken. Speedy and super-friendly service have made this bustling place into one of the area's top takeaways. Choose platters if you're feeding your friends, or select a meal deal if it's an intimate meal for two. Special and spicy.


Noodle Street

Chinese 17 Pennyfields, E148HP

Top Choice for > Super-scrumptious noodle dishes

Top dish > Hot and spicy pat thai

The noodle soups at Noodle Street get a lot of love from Poplar's demanding takeaway customers. Pad thai is a classic favourite - and one of the most ordered items on the extensive menu at Noodle Street. Go out of your comfort zone and try the Malaysian laksa noodle soup for a real taste sensation. They also have a line of delicious Asian starters, including authentic pork dumplings and deliciously moreish noodle soups.



Lebanese, Turkish 43a Commercial Street, E16BD

Top Choice for > Kebabs done the proper way

Top dish > The mouthwatering chicken shawarma

You'll rethink your notion of the kebab when you order online at Adiva. Here they have the real thing, cooked the Turkish and Lebanese way. Lamb has never tasted so good. For something a little different, Adiva's well-seasoned shawarma's add a true taste of the Mediterranean. Baked aubergines make vegetarian moussaka another pick of the menu. Gorgeous.


Tokyo Express

Japanese, Sushi 75 Portway, E153QJ

Top Choice for > A sophisticated sushi experience

Top dish > Tempting tempura rolls

They know their stuff at Tokyo Express. Try a wide selection of sushi and sashimi from their menu or nail lunch with a satisfying Japanese bento box, served with pickles and miso soup. Regulars recommend tori katsu curry, featuring chicken in breadcrumbs garnished with red pickle. Ramen is for the days when only a nutritious soup-based dish will do. A world class Japanese menu right in the heart of East London.


East India

Indian 76 Heylyn Square, E32DW

Top Choice for > Bangladeshi specialities

Top dish > Chicken pistachio paneer masala

With East India, Bow enjoys exclusive access to some of the best Bangladeshi cooking in the whole of London. House specialities include lamb and chicken pistachio paneer masala: dishes that marry subtle heat with a creamy finish to create a true treat for your taste buds. Fish curries come highly recommended too, and you'll want to add an aromatic garlic naan to complement your selection. With free onion bhaji or bombay aloo on all a la carte orders over £20, this one's an easy favourite.