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Now Open - visit your restaurant. Enjoy a mojito or an espresso martini in the lounge before or after your meal.

We want to ensure that our customers and staffs wellbeing is protected. We are following all recommendations from Food Safety. We will be reducing our seating capacity. Please make your reservation to ensure that you can have a table at your prefered time. Our bar and lounge will be open for drinks and snacks.

Our takeaway & delivery service is open from 12pm to 11pm daily. Our aim is to get an order to you within 30-40 minutes. You can now book an order online where you have the choice to order 7 days in advance or just later on in the day. 

We have placed a takeaway discount (online orders only). Enjoy an award winning Star Of India curry. Use code SOI  at the checkout for a 10% discount when you place an online order. Offer applies to orders over £10.

During the year, we host a number of events that might be of interest to you, your friends & family. Gin & wine tasting, live bands and performances and a number of discounts and free dishes that are on offer from week to week and during different seasons. The best way to be kept informed of these and what’s going on in the locality is by signing up to our mailing list HERE


The Star of India, Leytonstone, London, enjoys considerable acclaim from the press and local organisations not only for the quality of the cuisine and excellence of the service found there, but also because of its involvement in the local community and wider afield.

Here you will be able to find out about some of the things people are saying and some of the things we are involved in.

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Guardian newspaper

Star Of India picks up Guardian Series 'people's choice' Award for the third year running

Readers of the Guardian Series gave a unanimous 'thumbs up' to the popular "Star of India" restaurant in Leytonstone High Road for the third year running.

The restaurant won the 'People's Choice' Award in the 2009 'Restaurant of the Year Awards' held by the Guardian Series newspaper. 'The People's Choice' Award goes to the restaurant with the highest number of reader votes and 'thumbs up' by the judges.

Shah Ahmed, owner and chef at 'Star of India' is delighted with the Award: "this is a very special Award as it comes from the people most important to us - the local community".

Shah puts the success of the restaurant down to his "fantastic staff " and the exciting new tastes they are continually developing to give customers a true food experience. An extensive exotic fish menu has recently been added to the repertoire.

And what did the readers say about 'Star of India'? "Good food and service. The dishes are authentic home flavours. They have a wide range of choices with a very good vegetarian selection".

'Star of India' has recently introduced gift vouchers - a great gift idea at an "Award" winning restaurant.

Waltham Forest Guardian