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Tamarind

20 Queen Street | Mayfair, London W1J 5PR, England
+44 20 7629 3561
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“papdi chaat” (17 reviews)
“lamb shank” (30 reviews)
“naan bread” (30 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:45All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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20 Queen Street | Mayfair, London W1J 5PR, England
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1 - 10 of 1,090 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family and I have always enjoyed Indian food but have never tasted anything like what we got here! The freshness of the food and the exquisite flavors were on another level. The restaurant was recommended to us by the concierge at our hotel. We...More

Thank Docjaws
Reviewed 3 days ago

what a fabulous evening. The staff were outstanding in their level of service and the food was superb!! Would highly recommend the lamb biryani with pastry topping. Succulent lamb and a lovely spicy balance to the dish. We've been to other highly recommended restaurants over...More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife picked this out as we had been there before and had enjoyed one of their picnics they do for Lords ( sadly no longer). This ticked an awful lot of boxes as expectations are high, there is always an anxiety you wont just...More

Thank HughRichardStacey
Reviewed 1 week ago

For the past 25 years, two or three times a year, I make my pilgrimage to this temple of Indian culinary heaven to make puja. Here is food of a very high order crafted with care and served with quiet pride. Tamarind is the oldest...More

Thank TheFarHorizon
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wouldn't typically have curry for lunch and not on a hot summer's day! BUT and it is a BIG BIG BUT Tamarind is no typical curry joint and with fantastic input from our waiter we enjoyed a sensational meal.We went for a cocktail rather...More

1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My first visit and I was impressed. The restaurant although in a basement has a lovely ambience, I found it to be comfortable and the service was extremely good. As a table we had the group dinner set menu and it was varied, delicious, safe...More

Thank DDFarnham
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent, tasty and spiced to perfection. The food was fantastic, excellent selection of cocktails. The service was brilliant. This restaurant is definitely worth a visit.

Thank LeonaTC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to go to a safe bet when it comes to fantastic Indian food- go here. The food is delicious, the service is attentive and up to speed. Sometimes they even seem a bit too stressed out but the restaurant was full so...More

Thank meninaa007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has been one of my family's favorite places for indian cuisine and I haven't visited in years. No wonder it is on top the list; the meals was phenomenal No matter what you order the food is out of this world. It is traditional...More

Thank MBJAZY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

London this month has been tropical. Here for only a few nights, we relied on friends' recommendations and reserved a table at Tamarind. We were not disappointed. We put ourselves in the hands of Michael, our captain/supervisor, and he delivered a fabulous papdi chaat (chickpea...More

Thank Mike R
Nearby
Mayfair
Set beside some of London's best parks and home to
world-class galleries, luxurious hotels, and famed
thoroughfares, the ultra upscale Mayfair is one of
London's most exclusive haunts. Here the shopping is
haute, the dining is exquisite, and the nightlife is
vibrant. A casual stroll through the area’s chic
streets will reveal that Michelin stars and
chauffeured cars are practically the norm here. Even
...More
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Chris M
2 June 2017|
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Response from Nick S | Reviewed this property |
why dont you ask them? And tell me what sort of a hole gets take out from a top restaurant? why dont you just McDonalds you mouth breathing philistine?
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1 May 2017|
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No, however you should dress casual chic. Everyone there was either casual chic or above.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 46 - US$ 98
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
Thursday
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
Friday
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
Saturday
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Queen Street | Mayfair, London W1J 5PR, England
    (Curzon Street)
  • Public Transportation: Green Park
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7629 3561
  • E-mail
Description
Michelin-starred Tamarind presents an elegant take on Indian cuisine from its gilded dining room in chic Mayfair. The inventive menu is rooted in traditional Moghul cooking, with fish, meat and game dishes brought forth from the Tandoor oven in an authentic north-west Indian fashion. Muted tones and attentive service make the restaurant a smart yet convivial destination.
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