Brick Lane Curry House UES
Brick Lane Curry House UES

Brick Lane Curry House UES

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bricklanecurryhouse.com/
  • Phone: (646) 998-4440
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday to Thursday: 12 noon to 11:00 pm
    Friday and Saturday: 12 noon to 1:00 am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Executive Chef: Praveen Pedankar
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: All types of outdoor catering, corporate lunches/dinner in house or offsite and private and family events can be customized. Prices range from $15 per person up to $250 per person. Please send an email to info@bricklanecurryhouse.com
  • Entertainment: State of the art audio facilities available for private events.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 93rd Street
  • Public Transit: Train 6 to 96th street and Lexington Ave
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Brick Lane Curry House UES
Brick Lane Curry House UES is the fifth location within the group and is an elegant, warm and welcoming restaurant with rich mahogany wood, chandeliers and swanky decor.

Named after the famous street in London (home to many Indian restaurants) Brick Lane restaurants in NY / NJ are heavily lauded by WSJ, CNN, NY Times, Travel Channel, Food Network etc.

We are a 'British Style Curry House' and much to our concept, serve an extensive array of curries from all parts of India. The 40 feet long bar offers a selection of signature cocktails, beers & ales with a bar menu while the dining room has extensive and delightful selections of curry's, kababs, biryani's etc. with a wine list to match! 'Crystal Room' and 'Upper Level' offer exclusive private dining and are ideal for holiday events, birthdays, baby shower, bar mitzvah, corporate lunch/dinner etc.

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Brick Lane Curry House UES reviews from OpenTable diners
17 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.2
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance3.8
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (11)fit for foodies (6)good for groups (5)great for lunch (3)great for brunch (2)kid-friendly (2)special occasion (1)notable wine list (1)hot spot (1)romantic (1)Show More
  • great indian food, nice vibe, good value
    BrettVIP
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    The food is great and the ambiance is interesting. This is a really good choice for Indian cuisine and I will definitely go back. I don't want to write too much because I hope it stays a neighborhood secret...
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • just like London
    JevittVIP
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    If you love British Ind Ian food Brick Lane is for you. Methi salmon should be a part of you order along with the tasty curries and breads.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brick Lane Curries Favor
    YumSeeker
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Considering the British Empire's long influence on India, it is no surprise that British style curries are no less authentic than the offerings of a classic Indian restaurant. Tandoori offerings were moist and flavorful, and the wide range of curry styles -- nine or more at last count, led to endess flavor possibilities. This location of the chain has lovely wood panelling and a helpful staff
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The back room is best!
    mjm1VIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Enjoy your meal in the ambience of the back room. The front area has piped-in-music that is too loud. And you'll dine on tables with white linen! The staff is friendly and helpful. Great wines by the glass selection and moderately priced with a good pour.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We had a nice combination of goat, chicken, and lamb with a side of veg, malai kofta. We have eaten here several times before and the food is always consistently good. Great service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful find!
    NonameVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    This is among the tastiest Indian food I've had in a long time. The atmosphere is warm and charming. The service was very good even in the midst of having to train new staff.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 11 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 29, 2014
    • Overall Rating4
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance3.8
    • Service3.7
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The following 41 reviews are from the Brick Lane Curry House UES reviews archive.
  • Avoid at all costs
    True2tasteVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    This is one of those rare times when the food was so bad that we had to leave almost all of it in the table , service was shotty , and the staff is rude , the waiter was nice but another guy who looked like their manger ( with an loud shirt and even louder tie) was not polite at all and was even scolding his staff in front of all the guests right in the middle of the dining room , very unprofessional . The food : Was prepared by someone who has never had good Indian food ..or may be even basic Indian food They have kind of a same pre cooked base which tasted rather raw and old , which they probably heated and put stuff in and brought out .. Original BLCH used to be way better at least 5 yrs ago Bottom line absolute failure and poor taste
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  • Good Find in MET neighbourhood
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    After touring the central park and MET, visiting NY I am glad i found this dig coz my partner was craving spice, just the right flavor and mix of all things east and west.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • eatup
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    Great dining experience. Met up with a fried for late lunch/early dinner. The food was delicious. Service was still rather slow despite the place being empty when we initially arrived. Overall a solid experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    I loved the Phall...My dinner companions really liked their less spicy dishes also.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    food ok, more expensive than other indian restaurants in the area - not sure if work the cost. Buffet overpriced for lunch!
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  • FreshiesVIP
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    First experience eating Indian food. Everything was delicious. Recommended by an Indian friend which was spot on delicious.
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  • Very spicy!
    SundayDinerVIP
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    Beware of anything labelled even "medium hot" as it's really on fire. I'm used to and generally enjoy spicy food but even the medium level was too much for me and I barely ate half the entree.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Beautiful Curry
    Ruthiecoops
    Dined on 4/16/2014
    Was fantastic food and a great choice. The portions are huge and the onion bhaji for starters you could quite easily share between two or order something different and mix and match. Our service wasn't great. The waiter didn't seem too bothered about us and the was an obvious mix up in the kitchen as they brought the mains out whilst we were finishing our appetisers! But overall a great restaurant and fab food.
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    Fit For Foodies, Romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bet Indian
    DuckFatVIP
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    Love the food here as well as the British Indian décor. Never fails to provide great food
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    AlecLikeBaldwin1VIP
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    I might be slightly bias because I've developed an addiction to their food, but this is one of the best Indian restaurants I've enjoyed. I usually go with my fiance on Friday nights and usually have more than enough food when we split 2 apps and 2 mains (which thankfully turns into awesome Saturday leftovers). Personal favorites: Lassuni Gobi - crispy cauliflower florets tossed in a tomato and garlic sauce., Samosa - crispy pastry, stuffed with spiced potatoes and peas or minced lamb. - *** GO WITH THE LAMB!*** Malai Kofta vegetable and cheese dumplings in a nutty tomato curry And the veggie Tikka Masala. I have to stress that at most restaurants trying something new comes with a certain degree of risk, here, everything is good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • great restaurant
    shar
    Dined on 3/26/2014
    The food was great, the waitor was excellent, the restaurant was gorgeous. I will definately go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superior
    dinerwiner
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    Emphasis on the flavors of the main ingredients, not overly creamed, buttered or uniformly seasoned like some places. Bright deep colors and distinct flavors. We tried both aloo and kheema samosas (wonderful), great lamb saag, and monkfish with a light chickpea batter and signature British-style curry sauce....all really delicious. Personable server with an interest in wine. There's a rear (quieter) dining room.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Blah
    Chef
    Dined on 2/19/2014
    The food was mediocre. Not spicy or flavorful. Great space and really nice decor.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We went here before a concert
    Raymond
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    We went here before a concert and had Lamb Biiryani and Dal Makhani after starting with an Onion Bhaji. The Onion Bhaji was the best thing as the Dal Makhani didn't have the requisite richness it should have had and the Lamb Biriyani was good but not great. I'd say this was comparable to a good Indian restaurant on 8th Street. The setting was, however, very nice.
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  • Spicy!
    PickyDiner
    Dined on 12/21/2013
    Authentic Indian food in an upscale restaurant with stellar service and a full-service bar. We had two dishes recommended by the waiter - a full fish and lamb - both were delicious but, spicy! . I would definitely ask for "mild" the next time around... One appetizer with cheddar cheese on top was just "ok" - unusual for Indian food and seemed out of place. Worth a visit.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Indian Food and Decor
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 12/6/2013
    Great addition to the neighborhood. The food was delicious and generously portioned. The service was very friendly and attentive. And the decor is BEAUTIFUL. Great find, so happy it's there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food and service
    ShanLav
    Dined on 11/21/2013
    My fiance and i ate here last Thursday night. We were very impressed not only by the delicious food but by the great service. The staff was very friendly! We tried the phaal curry and was not dissapointed by the heat!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brick lane fiasco
    Upreastsider
    Dined on 11/3/2013
    I live on upper east and order out from Brick Lane Curry House. However my dinner was severely disappointing! The restaurant was not crowded yet kitchen was backed up. 2 waitresses were serving the entire place. The wait for our appetizer was 40 minutes. Entre was a lost cause. Don't go unless you intend to spend the entire evening waiting! Huge disappointment.
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  • Delicious Food
    AS27
    Dined on 11/2/2013
    We went here with a group of 4 people this past weekend. First and far most the customer service was fabulous. The 5 of us were treated extremely well, and the staff was extremely polite. They recommended dishes that would suit our group. The food was excellent. I would definitely recommend this restaurant for others to enjoy!
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  • Indian food?
    SalliVIP
    Dined on 10/20/2013
    Nothing we ate tasted like Indian food. The naan was a piece of pita cut in quarters. I requested raita and received a bowl of something else. The special appetizer was so awful - cauliflower florets - that had I not been hungry, I would not have eaten it at all. The waitress was extremely nice and we felt sorry for her that she was working there. There were few customers, so the emptiness of the restaurant did not help the ambiance, although the restaurant looked nice enough. Without edible food, the rest doesn't matter. It did happen that we tried two wines - one white, and one red, and they were both good. I hope they change chefs or they will not be long for the world.
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  • Good Eats and Great Service
    UESiderVIP
    Dined on 9/28/2013
    A wide variety of food selection - something for everyone. Delicious. Well prepared. And the service was terrific. Attentive but not imposing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We don't usually like Indian
    finefood
    Dined on 9/21/2013
    We don't usually like Indian food but Brick Lane was exceptional!
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing food and great ambiance
    Boop1
    Dined on 8/31/2013
    I am a big fan of Indian food because I am Indian. I normally do NOT eat out for Indian food because I get it at home...however when I do eat out for Indian FOOD I would only recommend Brick Lane Curry House. I drive from South Jersey to eat here and then drive back home..about 2 hours. When I think about what makes this place good compared to other places is the unique recipes and the fact they take normal indian food and add such a flare to it. The ingredients such as the vegetables and the meat dishses are fresh. The food is cooked to order not pre-made like most other places. I was also happy that the service matched the quality of the food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly, romantic, hot spot
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Tasting Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/20/2013
    I love Indian food, and Brick Lane NEVER disappoints. If friends decide to meet for dinner at another Indian restaurant, returning to Brick Lane reminds me why I love it so. This was my first time at the 93rd Street location, and it won't be my last!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely restaurant and would
    foodforthesoulVIP
    Dined on 6/3/2013
    Lovely restaurant and would go back again and again!
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Solid menu with many choices
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 6/1/2013
    Solid menu with many choices for all. All dishes well-prepared and more than ample.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A very good experience
    Krunoslav
    Dined on 5/29/2013
    Extremely friendly but always professional service; excellent meal, and we know our Indian cuisine!
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love the British Indian style--espe
    DuckFatVIP
    Dined on 5/25/2013
    Love the British Indian style--especially the full bar.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent service, excellent
    AlecLikeBaldwin1VIP
    Dined on 5/3/2013
    Excellent service, excellent food. When we went they had a creme brulee with ginger that was one of the best desserts I've ever had in my life. Me and the GF went here on a Friday night around 8:15 and had the place pretty much to ourselves. The service was fantastic and the wait staff will offer excellent recommendations from the menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food...finer quality
    OpenTable Diner Since 2000VIP
    Dined on 4/19/2013
    Excellent food...finer quality and taste than most Indian restaurants.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Authentic Indian food at it's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/2/2013
    Authentic Indian food at it's best. Reasonably priced plus the service is top notch. I almost hate for too many discovering this gem! I will be returning!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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  • Been looking for a solid indian
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 3/1/2013
    Been looking for a solid indian go-to restaurant in the city. Found it. Delicious authentic food, great ambiance. Good portion sizes. Look forward to going back soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Uneven. App poor. 3 main
    ChazVIP
    Dined on 2/2/2013
    Uneven. App poor. 3 main courses---one great, one acceptable one only fair. Nice draft beer selection, willing service.
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  • I am a Brit living on the
    JamesVIP
    Dined on 1/25/2013
    I am a Brit living on the UES, searching long and hard for curry as good as you can get at home. This is extremely average at best, currys were bland, lacking in spice and in the case of the saag, seasoning. Will not return.
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