From white tablecloth places to canteen-style spots, these are our 16 favourite Indian restaurants across the city.
September 25, 2023
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May 18, 2017
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November 3, 2021
Long-delayed get-togethers, date nights, or a burning desire for butter chicken—Delhi Grill suits all of these because the Indian spot in Islington is one of the best neighbourhood restaurants around.
July 7, 2023
When you want to have a few glasses of wine sitting on a sofa or in the kitchen, but not your sofa or kitchen, there’s Streets. This natural wine and small plates spot in Margate is set up like a living room.
June 27, 2023
Thali is an old-school-feeling curry house in Chelsea, full of happy groups tucking into comforting makhani.
June 14, 2023
Darjeeling Express is a charming Indian restaurant in Kingly Court with the kind of home-cooked food that’ll have you booking another meal before you get the bill.
May 12, 2023
Come in a group so you can share more of the great Pakistani and Indian dishes at Dilpasand, a casual Whitechapel spot.
April 27, 2023
Zayna, a Pakistani and Northern Indian restaurant near Marble Arch, is a moody, romantic spot that serves the kind of top-tier food that'll make braving the Oxford Street crowds worth it.
Head to Karachi Cuisine, a Pakistani and Indian restaurant in Norbury, for excellent mocktails, a fun atmosphere, and great food.
Hullabaloo is an Indian restaurant that overlooks an offshoot of Deptford Market and captures your heart with its ramshackle decor and tasty, plant-based dishes.
April 3, 2023
Bombay Palace is a high-end restaurant on Connaught Square with the kind of attentive service and stand-up Punjabi dishes that’s ideal for a business dinner or a meal with your in-laws.
February 28, 2023
The Harrow location of Shree Krishna Vada Pav, the vegetarian and vegan mini-chain, is an excellent and brilliant-value spot for a couple of quick vada pavs, and warming stews or curries.
November 8, 2022
Udaya Kerala in East Ham is a small, welcoming spot you’ll return to again and again. As much for the excellent South Indian dishes as the laid-back atmosphere.
November 7, 2022
Most meals at South Indian restaurant Hyderabadi Spice, located in East Ham, start with ordering the excellent, generous biryani and end with spooning leftovers into foil containers.
A canteen-like spot in Southall serving excellent Indian street food.
You should come to Thattukada, a popular, low-key Keralan spot in East Ham, en masse, for chicken 65, fish moilley, and more.
Biryani, kebab, chai. That’s what BKC, the name of this Awadhi spot in Marble Arch, stands for. But that’s not all you should try here.
October 20, 2022
If you're looking for the best Indian food in Fulham, you'll find it here.
October 4, 2022
An Indian street food spot in Fulham serving tasty classics in a casual dining room.
September 29, 2022
A lovely Indian restaurant in a former pub, The Tamil Prince is a local that everyone, not just Islington residents, should be seeking out.
September 16, 2022
Gymkhana is the best Indian restaurant in London, an upscale establishment serving elevated classics and an incredible biryani.
August 22, 2022
Baban’s Naan is a tiny takeaway naan spot that serves delicious, made-to-order, fresh naan for just a few quid, or even less.
Kricket in White City is a great spot for Indian small plates, big groups, and cocktails.
If you’re in or around Westfield London, Copper Chimney is a decent place to stop-in for some lamb chops and their roti basket.
Chakra is an Indian restaurant in Kingston serving excellent Desi classics right on the river.
June 13, 2022
Jamavar is a Michelin-starred spot in Mayfair with some excellent versions of Indian classics that outweigh a kind-of-boring atmosphere.
May 30, 2022