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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” (45 reviews)
“rice” (39 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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1 - 10 of 303 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely restaurant - great quality and super service. Very nice menu at reasonable prices but first class quality.

1  Thank BadgerPud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been visiting this family-run restaurant for a number of years, and it has never failed to reach the highest standards. The cuisine is Persian, and the clientele always has a nucleus of Iranians, which in itself is testament to the authenticity and quality...More

3  Thank mctyke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here a couple of times before and have really liked both the food, service and decor. However, on a recent visit, the service seems to have taken a turn for the worse. We were shuttled between a nicer, warmer seat and one...More

1  Thank n k
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!

1  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

1  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

2  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.

1  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

2  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.

1  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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • 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, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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