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) #3,210 of 18,196 Restaurants in London ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
33C Holland Street | Kensington, London W8 4LX, England
+44 20 7229 2115
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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33C Holland Street | Kensington, London W8 4LX, England
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1 - 10 of 212 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Chakra used to be on Notting Hill Gate but is now in that corner of Kensington, just up from the High Street, on Holland Street which has a cosy village atmosphere about it, with several specialist shops, a decent pub and Chakra, an excellent Indian...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We finally stopped off for dinner after walking past the place for several years. We sat outside and ordered some fish curry, lamb adraki, chaat, rice and nan. The food is more for the western palate and is not spicy at all so don't expect...More

Thank europetraveller68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined at Chakra because it is close to where we were staying in Kensington. The decor was very nice. The food was delicious and reasonably priced. Our server was new to the restaurant and provided attentive service. The chicken korma is flavourful and is...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 10 June 2017

It was a gift from a beloved niece. Dinner at Chakra on a visit to London. The sweetest little place tucked away in a back street - cosy, nice ambience. We were early and rather tired, (just been to the Pink Floyd exhibition at the...More

Thank Jaya B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We went once and we were really pleased with food and service even if we found it a bit overpriced. I went back soon after and the service was appalling: we waited over one hour for our starters. We asked twice for another bottle water...More

Thank XXLondra
chakramgr, Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

We are sorry for the delay caused with your service. The kitchen was very busy with some large orders on the day and this caused a delay on the service. We would be happy to have you back at Chakra and provide a complimentary bottle...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Visited Chakra via a recommendation from a friend for a friend's birthday, there was a large group of us and we were given an excellent table. The staff were courteous and hospitable and were able to accommodate our requests. The food was absolutely outstanding and...More

Thank Akshay N
chakramgr, Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thank you for the time taken to review us and we look forward to your next visit ..

Reviewed 18 May 2017

I had booked the place for a dinner with some work colleagues and the experience was absolutely amazing. The samosas chole chaat were mouthwatering and the chicken kebabs so tender. We were so well looked after and the ambience was so nice. I would 100%...More

Thank Kristian Taro H
chakramgr, Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thank you for your review it means a lot to us at Chakra. We look forward to your next visit..

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Delicious food, presented beautifully. It was the best Indian food I've ever had! I especially loved the tandoori prawns and the chicken tikka masala. Absolutely amazing, would definitely recommend!

Thank Edmund R
chakramgr, Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

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

Reviewed 7 May 2017

Been to this Restaurant on many OCCASION, It was friendly, with good food , WE liked the staff, and were happy to use it often....., HOWEVER last night on the 6th of May , we did not RECOGNISE any of the the staff, had a...More

1  Thank NAZARLondon
chakramgr, General Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Dear Sir We are responding to your review. Our staff have been with us for many years and in our line of work new staff are inducted frequently. On investigating the matter with Laura the Manager on Duty she has reported that your reservation was...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

The food is just okay, really ordinary and not 100% Indian like. We paid a high price for the decoration on the plates, they make dishes look like fine dining. Restaurant is nice, food presentation is nice, but we would prefer to pay for food...More

Thank Mumii
chakramgr, General Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We re sorry that you felt the food was not to your requirements and that we focused more on presentation and decor. We are constantly striving to balance the quality and consistency of...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 59
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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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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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