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Chakra

33C Holland Street | Kensington, London W8 4LX, England
+44 20 7229 2115
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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33C Holland Street | Kensington, London W8 4LX, England
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Bought a Groupon for a 2 course meal supposedly 50% discount. Starters not cooked to arrive on table together. My tandoori duck breast was like small bullets of savory burnt toffeevabd arrived 3 minutes after my husband's starter. We were the only occupied table in...More

Thank Jacqui C
arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. We have investigated with the team and Manager on duty and she informed our management team that all the dishes were presented and cooked to our recipe standards. Foom the numerous diners we have had at Chakra over...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018

After watching Classical Spectactular at the Royal Albert Hall we went to Chakra with a Groupon Voucher. It's a lovely boutigue restaurant just off Kensington High Street. Modern vibes. I had made a reservation but somehow they did not receive it. However, it was not...More

Thank MillieWindsor
arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Chakra , it means a lot to us. Best wishes Arjun

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I recently came across this cute, small, intimate restaurant in Kensington via groupon. We were a table of 4, we had two courses each and a glass of prosecco for £57. The menu was a set menu but great dishes on offer! Service from start...More

Thank Shortyz21
arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you for your review , its much appreciated Kind regards Arjun

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We dined here with Groupon, two courses. Visited Chakra when they were at Notting hill gate, this new location is on a much smaller scale yet tastefully decorated, front door needs attention to allow it to close properly as it was a cold evening. Arrived...More

Thank Linda H
arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you for your review. Best regards Arjun

Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday night. The restaurant was almost empty which is not a good sign. Friendly service but a disappointing meal. The popadoms were poor, appeared to come out of a packet and were not fresh. All the food tasted as if it had...More

Thank ATY_58
arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you for your review and we can assure you that we use only the finest ingredients. Kind regards

Reviewed 22 January 2018

The Chakra I first visited was at Notting Hill Gate. They moved last year to a smaller venue off Kensington Church St. Super friendly staff (their ice machine broke and they had to rush out to get a bag of ice for a G&T). The...More

Thank Alan B
arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for your review Alan and we look forward to your next visit .

Reviewed 16 January 2018

Prices overrated and customer service unsatisfactory. Booked 6pm- go there - its closed! Door opens after waitress notices us. No smile, no welcome. Her personal things on table&chair....Food is tasty however portions are small. Curry with 3-4 prawns and small amount of rice rather disproportional...More

Thank Alvard G
arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Dear Diner We thank you for your review and are disappointed that your visit to Chakra was not as expected. We have taken the points listed t note and have advised the team working on the day that they need to do better.. We hope...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

We had a very enjoyable dinner here. The food was very good but it is a limited menu. That didn't matter for a one off visit but could be an issue if you wanted to use it frequently. The poppadoms were poor but the starters...More

Thank pshampshire
arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Chakra. We will have taken note of the comments and will aim to improve. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards

Reviewed 27 November 2017

In the road behind and parallel to the main High Street Kensington Road you will find this delightful small restaurant. It's quite stylish, the staff are very friendly and obliging, and there are some less conventional items on the menu. We ate a delicious flat...More

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arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Chakra and hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 23 November 2017

I am always looking for new places to try in London and being an Asian traditional cuisine from the sub continent always pulls at my heart strings. Chakra comes highly recommended and with good reason. Nestled on a quiet residential street in Kensington, the place...More

1  Thank Amber W
arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back to Chakra. Best regards

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 61
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33C Holland Street | Kensington, London W8 4LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7229 2115
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Description
Chakra is at the cutting edge of Indian Cuisine. We combine the Royal Maharajah Kitchen stye of cooking with classic street food dishes. The result? Our food is as delicious as it is stunning to look at.
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