London West is back in the competition for 2013 and represents an
area that includes the location of of some great restaurants and much
of the Punjabi community.
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%.
Harrow is 5th in the list of London boroughs with the largest
Asian population at 101,808 of which 63,051 are Indian, 7,797
Pakistani and 2,629 Bangladeshi. Harrow is home to a large Gujarati
and Tamil community. Ealing is close behind with a total of 100,439
of which 48,240 are Indian, 14,711 Pakistani and 1,786 Bangladeshi.
Hillindon is in 8th place with 36,795 Indian, 9,200 Pakistani and
Councils : Ealing ; Harrow ; Hillingdon ; Hounslow
LONDON WEST CURRY SCENE PROFILE
With a very strong Punjabi influence, London West has some
excellent curry restaurants to ooffer from award winners to high
street favourites. Brilliant in Southall continues to be a great
favourite as does Madhu's. In Ealing we have Zeera and Monty's, with
Red Turban and The Vintage in Harrow and Delhi 6 in Hounslow. Hot Red
Chillies is also very popular as is Atithi in Twickenham, Rajdoot and
Tamara Lounge in Hillingdon and the regular favourite Sipson
Tandoori. Trip Advisor lists over 12000 restaurants of which almost
1000 are curry restaurants.
TEAM TO REPRESENT LONDON WEST :
Four restaurants have been chosen with the help of
your votes to represent London West for judging purposes.
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The team voted to represent London West 2016 is :
Brilliant 72-76 Western Road Southall UB2 5DZ
Tel 020 8574 1928 www.brilliantrestaurant.com
Mantra Dining 253
Bath Road Hounslow Tel 020 8572 6000 www.mantradining.com
Clay Oven 13 The
Mall Ealing W5 Tel 020 8840 0313 www.theclayoven.co.uk
Uxbridge Road West Ealing Tel 0208 567 6211 www.haweliofealing.com