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St Katharine 2 Marble Quay, London E1W 1UH, England
+44 20 7480 6356
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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food here is fantastic and authentic. Sunday lunch offers traditional Indian Thali which is so good and really reasonably priced. Good wine selection and excellent service. Fantastic location and ambiance. I would highly recommend.

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1 Thank AmyMiddlesex
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been there before do decided to book a table for the lunch time. 14 of us went, children,grandchildren & great grand kids. Expectations were high. The decor & ambiance was good, the restaurant was not busy. However when the starters arrived,they were cold,not all of them arrived, had to ask for the rest. The mains were bland and tasteless ie.we... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten in lots and lots of Indian restaurants over the years. This is a good one! Nice relaxed service with just about the right amount of attention - I don't like anything over fussy. Great portion sizes, food was flavoursome and served really quickly. I would definitely go back as this is an area of London I do visit... More 

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Thank KiplingsMom
London
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89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The family and I really enjoyed visiting this restaurant for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. We were presented with a la carte vegetarian dishes - and thoroughly enjoyed them. Not sure about the Lassi as it was like drinking diluted spoon stirred yogurt and milk. It should be mixed in a blender creating a good sizable froth on top!! Nice... More 

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Thank Bettiah
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came in mid-week and ordered a selection of starters and mains. We were really impressed with the food and thought the quality and quantity was very good. The menu as a whole is more expensive than your usual Indian, but I feel it represents value for money.

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Thank Sophonthemove
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch in Mala restaurant yesterday 15-3-17. What a setting, and a wonderful view of St. Katherine's dock. Could think of a better place to taste probably the best Indian food in London. That's coming from an Indian

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Thank howdysb
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84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is not bad, but the staff were not up to it for the nice setting and location of this restaurant. Polite on the surface, they were too hurried, annoyed because we couldn't remember the Indian name of the dishes we ordered (I was given my entree simply because it was the last one left in the waiter's hands... More 

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Thank Riccardo G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this restaurant and it's location within St Katherine's Dock. This is up market east end, yet the price is reasonable. We paid £63 for our meal of a vegetarian thali, popadoms, Punjabi salad, lamb curry, and two glasses of wine. The lamb is delicious and the vegetarian thali is very good. Will definitely come back again.

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Thank Nikkibains78
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my Wish visited on our First Wedding Anniversary.... I felt very pleased and the way we have been treated... felt we are celebrating with our friends and family..... 1) Excellent place ... well maintained and Very good Ambiance 2) Service is amazing. Each and every person i spoke in that place was so warm welcoming and friendly 3)... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Saturday evening, good atmosphere and things seemed positive, attentive waiters. However, the food was the most important test, and unfortunately it was the worst Indian food I have ever tasted... there was no flavour to any of the food... I asked for Chicken Tikka Rogan Josh, but was denied this as only Lamb Rogan Josh was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 69
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Katharine 2 Marble Quay, London E1W 1UH, England
  • Public Transportation: (NEAREST TUBE:TOWER HILL:DISTRICT & CIRCLE LINE) (C2C: Fenchurch Street) (DLR:Tower Gateway) (Bus 15,78)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7480 6356
Description
Situated in the heart of one of London's treasured hidden gems & finest tourist destination "St Katherine Docks Marina".

Serves traditional & contemporary Indian cuisine from North & South India, from Curries to Tandoori clay oven baked delights. including a delicious variaty of seafood dishes within our menu. And also a generous array of fine wines from all over the globe to compliment the diverse flavours of our cuisne.

With a seating capasity of 200, the ambience of our restaurant is welcoming and relaxing, surrounded with antiques, paintings & murials from historic palaces around India which gives you the atmospheric feeling that you are actually there. And adding to the ambience, the impressive and beautiful view of St Katherine Docks marina can be seen from any where in the restaurant.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?