The culinary traditions of ancient Bengal are closely related to the cuisine of the people of India and the entire subcontinent. The most popular food are rice and fish, as well as vegetables and lentils. Nowadays, Bangladeshi cuisine is deservedly considered one of the most diverse in South Asia. In London, you can also find several places where you can try Bangladeshi cuisine. The best cafes of this trend can be found on Brick Lane, next to Whitechapel and Manor Park. Below, you can read about the four most popular institutions of Bangladeshi cuisine in the capital.
Where to try Bangladeshi cuisine in London?
Gram Bangla. This unpretentious cafe is considered a cult place among the local. Here you can try many traditional dishes of Bangladeshi cuisine, for example, spicy dishes of beef and fish. And if you want something unusual, then they serve spicy dish of brains, as well as traditional Bangladeshi desserts.
68 Brick Lane London E1 6RL
Cafe Grill. This is a fast food establishment, but this does not affect the quality of food. Many traditional dishes are prepared here from eggplant, potato, peas, pumpkin, papaya and bitter melon. From desserts here there are mishti doi (sweet yogurt) and soaked with syrup rosgulla.
35 Brick Lane London E1 6PU
Kolapata. This place is famous for fish dishes and traditional crispy, wheaten shells, filled with a mixture of chickpeas, potatoes and spicy tamarind water. These shells are popular street food in Bangladesh, and they eat it with one giant bite.
222 Whitechapel Road London E1 1BJ
Nanna Biryani. The highlight of this establishment is biryani - a rice dish with the addition of meat or fish and vegetables. There are about a hundred options for cooking dishes from these products, and here are you can find the most popular ones. Also tehari is quite popular here - spicy dish of beef.
14 Whitechapel Road London E1 1EW 825, Romford Road London E12 6EA