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London North is back in the competition for 2013 and represents an area with many well known Asian restaurants.

London is the greatest melting pot of cultures and communities in Britain. Greater London is home to 4.5 million 'non-white' British residents accounting for 41% of all 'non-white' residents in England and Wales. Newham and Brent have over 80% and just 44.9% of London's residents are 'White British' and 37% were born outside the UK. The Indian community represents 6.6% of the population at 542,857 then Pakistani (223,797) and Bangladeshi (222,127) almost equal at 2.7%. 54.37% of Britain's Bangladeshi community live in London, 11.09% in West Midlands and 9.19% in the North West(mainly Oldham) followed by East(mainly Luton) at 6.54% and Yorkshire at 4.36%.

Brent has a total Asian population of 105,986 of which 58,017 are Indian, 14,381 are Pakistani and 1,749 Bangladeshi. Haringey has an Asian population of 69,253 of which 36,795 are Indian, 9,200 Pakistani and 2,639 Bangladeshi.

Councils : Barnet : Brent ; Enfield ; Hackney : Harringay ; Camden ; Islington


London North is well represented by curry restaurants raning from the smart up-market in Islington to the simple yet popular in Hackney and Brent. Roots in Islington is highly rated by Trip Advisor who list nearly 1000 curry restaurants in over 12000 restaurants in London. All branches of Masala Zone (part of the Chutney Mary/Amaya group) are always very popular and the one in Islington is no exception. Other regularly niminated restaurants are Spice 6 NW2, Bombay Flame NW6, Zaffroni N1, Shapla in Barnet, Saathi and Zaman in Enfield.


Four restaurants have been chosen with the help of your votes to represent London North for judging purposes.

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The team voted to represent London North 2016 is

Riverside Lounge 1 New River Avenue, New River Village N8 Tel : 020 8341 0707 www.
Bombay Lounge 3 Penton Street Islington N1 9PT Tel 020 7278 5060
Namaaste Kitchen 64 Parkway NW1 Tel 020 7284 0222
RootsN1 115 Hemingford Road N1 1BZ Tel : 020 7697 4488