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Rasa N16

#2,849 of 17,934 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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East End / East London
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55 Stoke Newington Church Street, London N16 0AR, England
+44 20 7249 0344
18:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 18:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
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London, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Indian has been in Stokey for years- and it remains the top Indian restaurant to visit (for meat eaters- otherwise go to the vegetarian Rasa opposite) I love the fact that every dish is original...no standardised madras, vindaloo etc.. a starter, main, side and shared bottle of wine between to comes in at a healthy £25... I'll be back... More 

Thank GadgetBreed
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived on time and they couldn't find my name in their reservations book. When someone did I was told they'd tried to call me 'Many times' to let me know we only had an hour and a half to order and eat our meal! I'd had two missed calls but it didn't occur to me it would be the... More 

Thank Rosemary N
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here with 3 friends (2 Vegan 1 Veggie) so I figured it was a good idea. I could not have been more wrong, my first thought was like the last reviewer that the curries had come out of a tin... flavourless, insipid and miserly. All in all we tried several starter and mains and we all agreed that we... More 

Thank Simon F
Teddington, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went as a group of six and each had the Kerala Feast for £17 per head which is a tasting menu and gives you a sample of just about all the curry dishes on offer. The food is lovely, and very tasty and there is lots of variety. Make sure you book the right restaurant - in Stoke Newington... More 

Thank sky0fblue
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went to the vegetarian only restaurant on a Saturday night with some friends (vegetarians and not), and we all left very full and satisfied! plenty of good choices to share, we loved the dosa and the Malabar Paratha bread. Good wine list as well. Service could be improved.

Thank Giulia I
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Been here last night, the staff is very friendly and on point, the starters are great, we had a nice selection of bread and pickles, the mains were just right! I would totally recommend this place as well as the prices are very reasonable!

Thank Aleksandra C
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Big disappointment with food here. Lacks spice and doesn't taste fresh at all. Main curry was like some type of school stew with over boiled veg.

Thank darren34London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Went today with friends who have been regularly . Firstly it's kerulean vegetarian food so S. Indian. Lots of different food we have never seen or heard of before, but guided by our friend's. First stumbling block is I'm wheat intolerant. The menu shows a code of D= dairy, G gluten,V vegan . After a while I realised that if... More 

Thank G-J-T-AND-K
New York City, New York
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52 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

First time at Rasa; we have ordered several dishes. I suggest to go with friends so you can share and try a little bot of everything. Dosa has been a surprised for me, I have never tried it before and I really enjoyed, consistency is great. Stuff could be a little bit more efficient but in general they are nice.... More 

Thank tiziana b
Greater London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The food is strictly vegetarian and food is always good and reliable.The staff are friendly and helpful, always willing to advise on choices. We have our favourite dishes but it's worth trying new dishes especially the specialities not seen in a normal High St curry house. Here the flavours and textures are more delicate than an average Indian restaurant.

Thank pacobhoy1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 7
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Stoke Newington Church Street, London N16 0AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > East End / East London
  • Neighbourhood: East End / East London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7249 0344
Welcome to Rasa, an award-winning chain of restaurants bringing the taste of authentic, home-cooked southern Indian food to the UK
The Name: Rasa is a Sanskrit word that has a wonderful wealth of meaning. It represents taste, flavour,affection, pleasure, delight, happiness, charm, sentiment, pathos, beauty and essence. At Rasa, you will find all this and more
The Experience: At Rasa, our food is inspired by the authentic home cooking of beautiful, spice-rich Kerala, where all our chefs are trained. Food is our passion, prepared for you always with devotion, love, and the finest ingredients

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