Cuisine: Burmese
Price Point: Mains from £10-£20
Ranked: #10 of 105 restaurants in London

Think fresh Burmese flavours in a chic Shoreditch setting...

Light, bright and buzzing, Lahpet is effortlessly stylish. Decorated with handsome woods, huge bamboo stems and palm fronds, this is an exotic spot for dinner and cocktails.

From regional delicacies to classic dishes, Lahpet adds a twist of refinement and flare to Burmese food. Founded by Dan and Head Chef Zaw, both of whom have Burmese heritage, it’s one of London’s only restaurants to specialise in authentic Myanmar flavours.

Grab a booth and order a feast of small plates, salads and bowls to share. Tear apart a buttery yellow pea flatbread, or pass around the signature tea leaf salad. From the king prawn curry, to the coconut noodles with chicken, every dish explodes with flavour, texture and culinary craft.

Bringing the freshest Burmese street food to London, Lahpet is already making waves in the Shoreditch dining scene. Be sure to grab a table fast!

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Lahpet
58 Bethnal Green Rd
Shoreditch
London E1 6JW

Open Hours:
Mon: 5pm till 11pm
Tue - Fri: 12pm till 3pm / 5pm till 11pm
Sat: 12pm till 11pm
Sun: 12pm till 9pm

Phone: 02038 835629
Website: www.lahpet.co.uk

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Ranked: #10 of 105 restaurants in London 10
Lahpet
Location: Shoreditch
Cuisine: Burmese
Mains: £10-£20

Reviews

Food was super tasty with lots of flavour. Our waiter was attentive and helpful and offered to talk through the menu for us. He was also honest about the fact we had ordered too much food for the two of us and that we should take something off our order. Will definitely go back again.

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The food at Laphet was incredible. Well curated and thought out dishes that were unique and delicious.

The staff at Laphet went above and beyond to make us feel welcome and comfortable. We didn't have to ask any questions about the menu as they offered it up front.

Would recommend to a friend any day.

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Lahpet is perfect for those who are curious for new flavours and exciting dishes! We picked Lahpet on first table because we have never tried Burmese cuisine before. The most exciting dishes of the night was the Hake Masala, such a interesting blend of flavours. Would love to revisit and try more dishes.

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Barbora Fricova

Lahpet was simply amazing. From the minute we walked through the door until we finished our desserts and margaritas, the staff took great care of us and served delicious food full of unusual flavors. My favorite was the Hake Masala - a perfectly grilled fish on a bed of potato and lemongrass rosti, and surrounded by rich masala sauce. The bowls (coconut noodles and shan noodles) were enormous and we struggled to finish although I kept going back...just one more spoonful! Ordering a variety of starters was also a great way to explore the Burmese flavors in bitesized deliciousness. I would definitely recommend and will go back myself - wouldn't mind paying full price but will try with First Table first!:) Excellent experience. Thank you!

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Barry Perez

We were so impressed with Lahpet.

Everything was absolutely delicious; we took the opportunity to try a lot of different dishes and were amazed at the number of different flavours showcased.

The Lahpet salad was a great recommendation. We also loved the fritters, and the pork curry was a highlight.

Will definitely visit again!

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Sam McLean

The staff were very friendly from the moment we walked in (including a bit of humor) and our waiter was very helpful and attentive. The food was absolutely delicious! A great range of refreshing salads and starters and comforting Curry’s and mains. The cocktails were almost even better than the food (all ingredients made in-house) and a short and sweet range of beers. We didn’t have wine but the selection looked great. Overall, we had a wonderful meal in a lovely atmosphere and we will definitely be going back!

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The food was amazing! I loved the lahpet thohk, it's a must have, it had such a great mix of flavours and textures. The hake masala had a lovely smokey flavour. And my husband and I both enjoyed the Ngapali Breeze cocktail, and we never like the same cocktails!

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Kat Panteli

Great food and great service!

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Excellent food and outstanding service!!! This ones a winner

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Kristeen Zafer

Had heard good things about Lahpet and we weren’t disappointed! Was our first time trying Burmese cuisine and it was flavorful and delicious! Will be back

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Amazing food, really high quality and great flavours. One of my favourite restaurants in London.

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Honestly the best meal I've had in a long time! Such good recommendations from the staff (things I wouldn't usually go for as they sound very unusual!). Everything was delicious, great cocktails and attentive wait staff. Thanks!

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Lahpet was amazing. The food was perfectly cooked and had so much flavour. The decor is modern and light. The team were very accommodating to our group changing the size of the table. I would highly recommend the hake masala.

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Mollie Johnson

First experience at Lahpet! Great ambience, the food and service were excellent.
I will be back again to try out more of the menu.

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Had a lovely time at Lahpet and managed to try a variety of dishes with my group of friends thanks to the First Table offer. Service was good. Favourites from the dinner was the tea leaf salad, pork belly mustard leaf curry and the king prawn curry (size of prawn was huge)! Happy tummy!

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Food was super tasty with lots of flavour. Our waiter was attentive and helpful and offered to talk through the menu for us. He was also honest about the fact we had ordered too much food for the two of us and that we should take something off our order. Will definitely go back again.

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The signature tea leaf salad was incredible!

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This was my second time having Burmese food. I wasn’t very impressed the first time around but Lahpet changed my mind. I didn’t have the tea lead salad however because that’s what I wasn’t a fan of and I didn’t dare risk it again. Instead I opted for a veggie noodle “soup” dish which was very tasty and had some surprising flavours which really appealed to me. My friend had the non veggie noodles and also really enjoyed them. The location is very convenient close to the station and inside the restaurant is very airy and pleasant.

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Lahpet is a nice restaurant with friendly staff, well designed interiors and delicious food. We were happy with our visit. The only thing, which is a very personal review, is that the signature dish of the place, Lahpet Thohk, has a very very strong aromatic smell and it may not be for all tastes. It's like blue cheese; you like it or hate it--this dish had a similar effect. So, I'd suggest warning people beforehand if that type of smell may not be for everyone. Maybe it was my ignorance as it was my first Burmese cuisine experience in my life. Other food that we had were delicious and the drinks are well crafted, too.

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The food at Laphet was incredible. Well curated and thought out dishes that were unique and delicious.

The staff at Laphet went above and beyond to make us feel welcome and comfortable. We didn't have to ask any questions about the menu as they offered it up front.

Would recommend to a friend any day.

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Bemily Webster

Really great food, and loved the decor!

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Great food and presentation service was good as well would recommend.

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Beautiful setting, friendly waiters and great food with unique flavours. We had the Lahpet salad, fried bream, pork and mustard green curry, stuffed aubergine and tapioca dessert. The restaurant was also very clean.

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Lahpet is perfect for those who are curious for new flavours and exciting dishes! We picked Lahpet on first table because we have never tried Burmese cuisine before. The most exciting dishes of the night was the Hake Masala, such a interesting blend of flavours. Would love to revisit and try more dishes.

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Good service, good food, good staff.

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Katalina Von Wald

Good food, excellent service.

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Food was great, real interesting fresh flavours, the kind of place where you want to go back and try everything else. I had the paratha for starters and shared pork mustard green curry (a generous portion of pork) and the masala hake. The only think I think could be improved was the hake but I am a bit of a fish snob and usually have sea bass/sea bream which is probably naturally softer, the masala sauce was delicious! The decor is really lovely too and got busy quite quickly.

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Delicious food! Would definitely recommend a visit - especially for the Ohn-No-Kauk-Swe.

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Lauren Kuehfuss

My second time here and as the last time it was a delight! The food is fresh and leaves you feeling warm without feeling heavy!

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Good food and good service, would go again. Only criticism would be it lacked a bit of atmosphere.

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Simon Saunders

Excellent food, great restaurant. Our first time eating Burmese food. Would highly recommend!

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José Ignacio Selles

Great experience, with a very good food in a beautiful place.

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Really liked the look and feel of the restaurant. Overall we enjoyed the meal but there are a few downsides. First the positives: the ginger salad was delicious! In fact I wish we had ordered more starters, the dumplings were nice too. The negatives: the hake was good, however the lemongrass rosti really overpowered the fish and was extremely salty, it seemed overcooked, I had to leave most of it. The seating was a bit odd, my partner was on the side bench and myself on the chair opposite, but the heights were different. I was almost looking down and felt too high for the table. Nevertheless I would recommend and try a few more dishes.

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Chirag Patel

A fantastic meal at Lahpet. Service was on point with nothing to fault. The food was incredible, with flavours you know but in a completely different way. Highly recommended you check this place out!

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Barbora Fricova

Lahpet was simply amazing. From the minute we walked through the door until we finished our desserts and margaritas, the staff took great care of us and served delicious food full of unusual flavors. My favorite was the Hake Masala - a perfectly grilled fish on a bed of potato and lemongrass rosti, and surrounded by rich masala sauce. The bowls (coconut noodles and shan noodles) were enormous and we struggled to finish although I kept going back...just one more spoonful! Ordering a variety of starters was also a great way to explore the Burmese flavors in bitesized deliciousness. I would definitely recommend and will go back myself - wouldn't mind paying full price but will try with First Table first!:) Excellent experience. Thank you!

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The food was delicious, the coconut noodle bowl... incredible. I would definitely recommend this place, great staff and and a really friendly environment.

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Great food for sharing, lovely atmosphere and staff - perfect for dinner after work.

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Starting a Friday night with great food at a great price - means full stomachs ready for twice as many drinks.

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Kerry Huynh

The location and ambience was very nice. The food was lovely, I really enjoyed the small dishes, the dumplings and fritters were very memorable!

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Had a good evening. Imaginative menu with well presented and tasty food. Would recommend for something completely different.

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Barry Perez

We were so impressed with Lahpet.

Everything was absolutely delicious; we took the opportunity to try a lot of different dishes and were amazed at the number of different flavours showcased.

The Lahpet salad was a great recommendation. We also loved the fritters, and the pork curry was a highlight.

Will definitely visit again!

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