The Gaylord

141 Manchester Road , London, E14 3DN

SquareMeal Review of The Gaylord

They don’t make them like they used to – Indian restaurants, that is – which makes The Gaylord on the Isle of Dogs something of an anachronism. Now well into its third decade, this petite Island Gardens evergreen oozes charm. The fanned napkins, fish tanks, chandeliers & sprays of carnations may border on the kitsch, but their presence is a comfort in what’s otherwise a rather gloomy shopping parade. All the curry house classics are here (vindaloo, Madras, korma et al), although it’s worth branching out & exploring more interesting regional specials such as Bangladeshi shatkora lime chicken & mach bortha (mackerel with herbs). A Cobra beer is probably your best bet for liquid refreshment, although there are some cheap, spice-friendly wines from £10.95.

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The Gaylord is recommended for

Traditional | Group Dining 8 Plus

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Island Gardens Tube Station 137m

Island Gardens Station 137m


Address: 141 Manchester Road , London E14 3DN

Area: East India Dock Millwall

Opening times

Mon-Sun 12N-2.30pm 6pm-12M

Nearby Landmarks

Ofcom 665m

Cutty Sark 675m


Telephone: 020 7538 9826


Cuisine: Indian

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