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 CURRY SCENE PROFILE
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.
TEAM TO REPRESENT LONDON NORTH :
Four restaurants have been chosen with the help of
your votes to represent London North for judging purposes.
your favourite city on firstname.lastname@example.org
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 www.bombayloungeislington.com
Namaaste Kitchen 64
Parkway NW1 Tel 020 7284 0222 www.namaastekitchen.co.uk
RootsN1 115 Hemingford Road N1 1BZ Tel : 020
7697 4488 www.rootsatn1.com