This enormous building now redeveloped as an apartment block was once a hostel and then a dosshouse. Past residents include Joseph...
East London Mosque
Within a few minutes’ walk of Whitechapel tube station you’ll find the large East London Mosque and behind it on Fieldgate St the Great...
Tiny, narrow pub bang opposite the East London Mosque, with battered old tables, pews and a couple of knackered Chesterfields under the...
This buzzing (OK, crowded) Punjabi restaurant is in another league to its Brick Lane equivalents. Seekh kebabs, masala fish and other...
111-113 Commercial Rd · interesting places nearby
Mirch Masala information
‘Chilli and Spice’, part of a small chain based in the epicentre of London subcontinental food, Southall, is a less hectic alternative to Tayyabs and the food is almost up to the same level. Order the prawn tikka (£9) as a ‘warmer’ followed by the masala karella (£5), a curry-like dish made from bitter gourd, and a karahi (stewed) meat dish.