Indian Restaurants London

Looking for some good Indian Restaurants in London?

Indian cuisine has become as much a part of the United Kingdom as Fish & Chips and Yorkshire pudding. As such, there are a host of restaurants in London that serve up these spicy delicacies. Some of these restaurants have won prestigious awards and are synonymous with excellent dining in the UK.

#1. Amaya

A favorite amongst the Londoners and people visiting London, The Amaya is a Michelin Star Indian Bar & Grill that is open seven days a week. The décor offers glimpses of India through stunning photography and creates a fantastic atmosphere that is casual and friendly, yet elegant and sophisticated.

Address

Halkin Arcade, 15 Motcomb Street, London SW1X 8JT

Telephone

+44 (0) 20 7823 1166

Opening Times

Lunch: Monday to Saturday – 12:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

            Sunday – 12:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Dinner: Monday to Saturday – 6:30 p.m to 11:30 p.m.

            Sunday – 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Nearby Tube/Rail stations

Hyde Park Corner Tube Station 294m

Knightsbridge Tube Station 373m

Sloane Square Tube Station 758m

#2. Benares

Located in Mayfair, this Michelin Star restaurant serves contemporary Indian cuisine with a traditional British twist. Benares is a favorite joint for lovers of fusion food from India and its contemporary décor offers an excellent ambience. A favorite of many visiting Benares is The Chef’s Table, a glass walled dining room which allows the diners to watch the kitchen team at work while enjoying their sumptuous meal. Aside from the Chef’s Table, the Benares also offers the Dover Room, the largest private dining room in Mayfair.

Address

12a Berkeley Square House, Berkeley Square, London W1J 6BS

Telephone

020 7629 8886

Opening Times

Monday to Saturday – 12.00 to 14.30 and 17.30 to 23.00

Sunday – 12.00 to 20.45

Nearby tTbe/Rail stations

Green Park Tube Station 452m

Bond Street Tube Station 594m

Oxford Circus Tube Station 647m

#3. Chutney Mary

Originally located in Chelsea, the Chutney Mary was one of the first contemporary Indian restaurants in London. Currently located in St. James’s, the restaurant now has a bar and is open for lunch, dinner, drinks and more.

Address

73 St. James’s Street, London SW1A 1PH

Telephone

+44 (0) 20 7629 6688

Opening Times

Lunch: Monday to Friday – 12:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Saturday – 12:30 p.m, to 2:45 p.m.

Dinner: Monday to Saturday – 6:00 p.m to 10:30 p.m

Bar (Drinks & bar snacks): Monday to Saturday – 12:00 p.m to 11:00 p.m

Closed on Sunday

Nearby tube/rail stations

Green Park

#4. The Cinnamon Club

Located in what used to be the Westminster Library, the Cinnamon Club is renowned for its continuously evolving menus that are not only creative and innovative, but also reflect the taste of India. The restaurant is located just a short distance away from Westminster Abbey, one of the most prominent locations in London.

Address

The Old Westminster Library, 30-32 Great Smith Street, London SW1P 3BU

Telephone: 020 7222 2555

Opening Times

Breakfast: Weekdays – 7:30 a.m to 9:30 a.m

Lunch: Monday to Saturday – 12:00 p.m to 2:45 p.m

Dinner: Monday to Saturday – 6:00 p.m to 10:30 p.m

Nearby tube/rail stations

St James Park Station (London) 391m

Westminster Tube Station 519m

Victoria Station 909m

#5. Kasturi

The Kasturi Restaurant was started in 2002 by restaurateur Bashir Ahmed and the main focus of the restaurant is to provide healthy and delicious dishes from North-West India. The restaurant is well situated as it is just a short walk away from the Tower of London.

Address

57 Aldgate High Street, London EC3N 1AL

Telephone

020 7480 7402

020 7481 0048

Opening Times

Lunch: Monday to Saturday – 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Dinner: Monday to Saturday – 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Sunday Closed

Nearby Tube/Rail stations

Aldgate Tube Station

Aldgate East Tube Station

Tower Gateway Tube Station

#6. Veeraswamy

The oldest Indian restaurant in London, Veeraswamy was established in 1926 has played host to numerous celebrities like Edward, Prince of Wales, King Gustav of Sweden, Pandit Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Charlie Chaplin, King Hussein of Jordan, and Marlon Brando. National Geographic has named Veeraswamy was listed as number eight in the list of the 10 Best Destinations & Special Restaurants in the World.

Address

99-101 Regent Street, London W1B 4RS

Telephone

020 7734 1401

Opening Times

Lunch: Monday to Friday – 12:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

            Saturday – 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

            Sunday – 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Dinner: Monday to Saturday – 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

            Sunday – 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Nearby Tube/Rail stations

Piccadilly Circus Tube Station

Green Park Tube Station

Leicester Square Tube Station

#7. Tamarind

The Tamarind is a classic combination of indisputable knowledge, unique experience and traditional values. This world renowned restaurant offers an out of the world and sophisticated fine dining experience. Charming staff, discrete service and enticing food make this restaurant a much loved one. Littlewonder that Tamarind was one of the first Indian restaurants to receive the coveted Michelin Star.

Address

20 Queen Street, London W1J 5PR

Telephone

020 7629 3561

Opening Times

Lunch: Monday to Friday and Sunday – 12:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Dinner: Monday to Saturday – 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

            Sunday – 6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

No lunch is served on Saturday.

Nearby Tube/Rail stations

Green Park Tube Station

Bond Street Tube Station

Hyde Park Corner Tube Station

#8. Moti Mahal

Originally founded in Delhi, Moti Mahal is the inventor of the Butter Chicken, the precursor to Chicken Tikka Masala that everyone in Britain loves. The restaurant has a focus on the cuisine that is found along the Grand Trunk Road, which has made it stand out amongst all the other Indian restaurants in the city.

Address

45 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5AA

Telephone

020 7240 9329

Opening Times

Lunch: Monday to Friday – 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m

Dinner: Monday to Friday – 5:30 p.m. to 23:00 p.m.

            Saturday – 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

The restaurant is closed on Sunday.

No lunch is served on Saturday

Nearby Tube/Rail stations

Holborn Tube Station

Covent Garden Tube Station

Chancery Lane Tube Station

#9. Tayyab’s

Tayyabs’s is a family-owned restaurant that was founded in 1972 and is famous for its scrumptious Punjabi cuisine. The restaurant is especially popular for its spiced curries and lip-smacking mixed grill. Their lamb chops are especially popular.

Address

83-89 Fieldgate Street, London E1 1JU

Telephone

020 7247 9543

020 7247 6400

020 7247 8521

Opening Times

Daily: 12:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Nearby Ttube/Rail stations

Whitechapel Tube Station

Aldgate East Tube Station

#10. Rasoi Vineet Bhatia

Rasoi Vineet Bhatia, or Rasoi as it is more popularly known, is famous for its eastern charm. imaginative Indian dishes and a colorful, welcoming and relaxed décor. Twice awarded with a Michelin star, Chef Vineet Bhatia has created a unique restaurant where the guests feel overwhelmed by Indian style of hospitality.

Address

10 Lincoln Street, London SW3 2TS

Telephone

020 7225 1881

Opening Times

Lunch: Monday to Friday and Sunday – 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Dinner: Monday to Saturday – 6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

            Sunday: 6:00 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.

No lunch is served on Saturday

Nearby Tube/Rail stations

Sloane Square Tube Station

Published On: Tuesday, August 18th, 2015