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Hafez Restaurant

5 Hereford Road, London W2 4AB, England
+44 20 7229 9398
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kebab” (44 reviews)
“rice” (38 reviews)
“bread” (33 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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5 Hereford Road, London W2 4AB, England
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Went here on a weekendtrip to London. Best hummus I ever had! Nice atmosphere & good service :) Would visit again for sure!

Thank Rebecka L
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I was last in Iran almost 20 years ago and the meal at Hafez brought back great memories. There were tourists, locals, families - all in all a lovely atmosphere. As there were four of us we started with the Hafez Mazeh with Lavash bread...More

Thank Verduret
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

If you want real Iranian food then this is the only place you need to visit. Their Kabobs are the best moist and cooked to perfection. The doogh wow and Iranian ice cream to follow. You’ll need a few days to recover from this wonderful...More

1  Thank BahrainFoodie
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing little gem in Notting Hill. Absolutely loved the food and the service. Would definetly recommend Falooda desert.

Thank Rhma K
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Book a few hours in advance (at lunch time for dinner) as this place is usually full. Customers are a mix of Iranians and Westerners. Drink a doogh, order a mixed kebab for two and take a look at the unique decor of the restaurant....More

1  Thank zellega
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Very unique little place, with an outstanding decoration and authentic simple food. Get out of the main roads to enter in this unique place.

Thank Elena S
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I really dont know why this restaurant is so overrated. Its prices are extremley high in compare to many other Iranian restaurants. Its portions are so modest. In many other Iranian restaurant they serve the kebabs with rice and salad and at least 25% cheaper...More

1  Thank Samira1358
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Thank you Hafez again, what a great meal as usual. Hafez is the first persian reaturant I have ever visited back in October,1989. We were in a hotel in Baystwater and since it was my husband’s birthday I wanted to surprise him. I asked the...More

2  Thank Outimasa
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing visit lunch. Good food, good service and good price! I will come back soon! Everything was perfect!

1  Thank ccp4
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Slightly off the beaten track and better for it. Good food, diligent service and very reasonably priced. You won't be disappointed.

1  Thank melvin K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Hereford Road, London W2 4AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Notting Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Notting Hill
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7229 9398
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