15 Best Indian Restaurants in London That You Must Try

Indian cuisines have gained more popularity over the years and now it is at the top most national dishes. Let’s find some of the best Indian Restaurants in London.

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London is becoming one of the most popular hubs for food lovers with a diversified range of restaurants opening in the the city. While you can find all kinds of cuisines around the world; nothing beats the hot essence of Indian food that stays with an impact. There are plenty of Indian restaurants and cafes bustling in the streets of London which can offer you a belly full of tasty food and a heart full of happiness. So, if you are looking forward to hitting the spice route; here are some of the best picks for your taste buds.

Top 15 Indian Restaurants in London 


  1. The Tamil Prince
  • Located at: Islington, 115 Hemingford Road, London N1 1BZ
  • Dish to order: Channa bhatura with Raita, Dhal Makhani

The Tamil Prince can captivate you with its cozy pub aesthetics but what is even more enjoyable is their amazing variety of food to order. This pub-come restaurant offered a big surprise to Islington neighbors when it was first established in June 2022. Food in the kitchen is freshly cooked and it can be seen from a large glass window from the dining room. Starting from the okra fries and onion bhajis to paneer masala and coconut pilau rice; each dish here is cooked with professionalism, care, and a whole lot of love. You will probably melt in the buttery goodness of Dhal Makhani or the spicy taste of Channa bhatura. Give it a visit and witness it yourself.


  1. Bibi
  • Located at: Mayfair, 42 N Audley Street, London W1K 6ZP
  • Dish to order: Buffalo-milk paneer, Khatti Meethi Cod

Located at the heart of Mayfair, this Indian restaurant is ideal for fine dining. It serves traditional Indian cuisines with a bit of improvisation that tastes amazing, unique, and fresh. Embracing personal memories of the family history of esteemed chef, Chet Sharma; this restaurant offers food that is designed to be shared with others. The menu consists of three sections along with seven to eight small plates so that everyone can savor the moment. The nutty buffalo-milk braised paneer will definitely win your heart while the Khatti Meethi Cod offers a sweet and tangy taste of fish; that you never had before. Red-tiled kitchens, and dark wooden countertops along with patterned floors and chairs; its visually appealing as well.


  1. Gymkhana
  • Located at: 42 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S 4JH
  • Dish to order: Muntjac biryani and Raita

Gymkhana is well revered for its service and ambiance that makes you feel truly satisfied. Polished dark timber and rich printed fabric with warm lights bring out a retro vibe in the place. Make sure to hit the place on an empty stomach or else you will not be able to finish what you ordered. The portions offered here are fairly generous and come with a handful of flavors. Whether it’s the mutton samosa or the fresh mango sorbet pudding; you will find all kinds of food that matches your palette.


  1. Pali Hill
  • Located at: Fitzrovia, 79–81, Mortimer Street, London, England, W1W 7SJ
  • Dish to order: Alphonso mango cheesecake

This restaurant is named after Mumbai’s one of the oldest neighborhoods. It offers flavorful regional dishes from all over India. The atmosphere inside will definitely make you feel homely while the art deco-inspired interior puts a luxurious touch to it. Spike your hunger with a boozy lassi that is made from yogurt, honey, mango, and a bit of rum. There is Champagne lassi as well which goes pretty well with papadi chat. Make sure to take a bite of the hara kebab. Moving on to the big plates, you will find all sorts of tandoors and grills along with traditional Indian cuisines. Meat lovers should not miss out on the Suffolk lamb biryani. Finish your palate with passionfruit gola or the Alphonso mango cheesecake.


  1. Trishna
  • Located at: 15-17 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London W1U 3DG
  • Dish to order: Aloo tokri chaat and makai saag

The Sethi siblings, or the owners of this place primarily started in Mumbai and then went to Tamil Nadu to improve their taste and skills in popular roadside snack that focuses on vegetables and seafood. Offering quite a different taste than the regular meat-heavy northern dishes; Trishna stands out for its flavorful, simple, and contemporary dishes which are liked by people of all ages. Whether it is the stuffed soft-shell crabs, spicy Makai Saag, or truffled mushroom pilau; there is a taste of innovation in everything. It is a perfect weekend place to hit with your friends and loved ones.


  1. Kutir
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  • Located at: Chelsea, 10 Lincoln Street, London SW3 2TS
  • Dish to order: Signature Expedition

This is the first solo venture by Abhishake Sangwan and chef Rohit Ghai which opened at the end of 2018. ‘Kutir’ means a small hut in Sanskrit and just like the name suggests, you will get a taste of the countryside. Based on the theme of hunting expeditions in the Indian rural side. Ring the bell and you will be guided to the dining space that is decorated with rich pistachio-green walls along with prints of elephants and tigers and mirrors. The nature-based theme and decoration will enthrall you with a wild flavor. And when you try out the Signature Expedition (one of three tasting menus); you will be mesmerized with a flavorful taste. There is stone bass with squid, hot and cold partridge with beetroot, lamb with cumin, and guess what? Each of them is complimented by a globe-spanning list of wines. Perhaps, it is for adventure!


  1. Tamarind
  • Located at: Mayfair, 20 Queen Street, London W1J 5PR
  • Dish to order: Chargrilled lamb chops

This Indian fine-dine place has been winning the hearts of food lovers for more than 24 years now. Old-school, elegant, and authentic; this restaurant has doubled its size and changed its interior decoration to offer customers a luxurious experience along with some great food. The team of Karunesh Khanna is doing an incredible job with a new menu that focuses on small portion plates and light tandoor grills. There is meaty coconut and chili sea bass, sensational lamb cutlets, chicken biryani with a pastry lid, Keralan prawn curry, tender lamb osso bucco, and the list goes on. The chefs have made sure there are plenty of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes to satisfy all kinds of food lovers. Whether you come for a special celebration or a casual weekend hangout; Tamarind has got your back.


  1. Soho Wala
  • Located at: 21 Great Marlborough Street, Soho, London W1F 7HL
  • Dish to order: Bhelpuri with pomegranate and sev

Well, Soho Wala knows what kind of crisis can arrive on a dining table along with drinks. And so, before you even get time to order your gin and tonic, you will find miniature poppadoms with parmesan along with a charming message ‘For use in any kind of crisis’. Head chef Rajesh Parmar is capable of producing easy-to-order food that is tasty and also fits within the pocket of everyone. The kali daal offers a great texture and an earthy taste that will melt in your mouth. Whether it is the bhelpuri or the buttery choor choor naan; you will find the authentic taste of Indian food. The ambiance in the restaurant is quiet, relaxing, and pleasant enough to enjoy every bite.


  1. Kahani
  • Located at: Chelsea, 1 Wilbraham Place, Belgravia, London SW1X 9AE
  • Dish to order: tandoori broccoli with nigella seeds and wheat crisps

The name Kahani means ‘Story’ in Urdu and it is the best place to create more stories. Chef Peter Joseph offers a fine-dine experience with his culinary skills that he has honed for years. While the atmosphere captivates everyone with velvet chairs, low lighting, and marble tables; Joseph offers traditional Indian dishes with seasonal British ingredients. The fusion taste of the dishes does not fail to envelop the food lovers from around the world.


  1. Dishoom
  • Located at: Soho, 2 Kingly Street, Carnaby, London W1B 5QB
  • Dish to order: The Big Bombay

This bustling food joint is mostly crowded so you might have to wait in a queue. Inspired by the styles of a classic Bombay café; you will find big ceiling fans spinning over your head along with vintage magazine prints on the walls. This restaurant first arrived in 2010 in Covent Garden and now it has five restaurants all over London. Though you can find lamb biriani, the bhel, the black dal, and many other dishes to enjoy; the most recommended one is The Big Bombay which comes with Shropshire pork sausages, masala baked beans, grilled field mushrooms and buttered, home-made buns. Just like the name suggests, it definitely offers a strong punch in the stomach.


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