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Hafez Restaurant

5 Hereford Road, London W2 4AB, England
+44 20 7229 9398
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“kebab” (49 reviews)
“rice” (44 reviews)
“lamb” (28 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 2 days ago

This place is family run, with the owner looking over things most days, the staff are all very diligent and polite in their service, the food is very good quality. They have recently opened up the space at the back to accommodate a few more...More

2  Thank LondonFairman
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Disappointing. Our hotel was nearby, and the reviews looked promising, but it was just not good at all. We ordered hummus appetizer, lamb kebabs with salad, and the chicken khoresht, supposedly a signature dish. We picked a rioja from the modest but reasonable wine list,...More

1  Thank thomasd33665
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing person food and fantastic staff ! Celebrated a birthday lunch here and it was amazing ... food was cooked to perfection, staff friendly, ambience was beautiful and innovative! A definite visit 👌🏼

2  Thank AtkinSoares
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this place a few nights ago because an Iranian friend who I eat out with recommended it. My starter was amazing - the smoked aubergine, tomato & egg combo. Unfortunately my lamb chop kebab was completely tasteless because it had not been seasoned...More

Thank Catherine L
Farshid Z, Owner at Hafez Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Catherine L, I was pleased to see that you valued our service but very disappointed to hear that your lamb chop kabab was not up to our usual high standard and I apologise for this. It is unusual, which I'm sure your Persian friend...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you choose a cuisine, go for cuisine favoured by locals. Hafez is one such persian restaurant. Always a friendly service. Fresh and Well Cooked Kebabs served with Rice.

Thank Burzin C
Farshid Z, Owner at Hafez Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Burzin C, It is always good to hear from regular customers who appreciate what we do.Thank you for your recommendation and your 5 star review. We hope to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at Havez today . Great food as always . Love the new addition to the place . Still very busy and still simply the best . Keep up the good work .

Thank Mehdi P
Farshid Z, Owner at Hafez Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mehdi P, Thank you for your regular custom and 5 star recommendation. Great to hear you like the new extension! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today me &my family went to Hafez restaurant for a lunch i have to add Since last week it was the 3 visit we been in the restaurant &in general this was our favourite restaurant for the last 20 years but today the way we...More

1  Thank Maha S
Farshid Z, Owner at Hafez Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Maha S, I am really very sorry to hear of your recent experience particularly as you gave us a 5 star review on the 3rd of September. As you are a regular customer and have had a good experience over the last 20 years;...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Many times I visited this restaurant for different occasions sometime with my family sometimes friends, and each time I visited I liked it more and more Tasty staff 😉 Delicious Food and nice atmosphere When it comes to restaurant the 1st one comes to my...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Farshid Z, Owner at Hafez Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mr Zubair, Your 5 star review, regular custom and kind recommendation is much appreciated.It is always good to hear that we continue to maintain our high standards in all areas. As a frequent visitor,you will know that we have made some exciting changes in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visit here on a Saturday lunchtime, as our hotel was around the corner. It was busy , so glad we booked in advance . Never had Persian before, so not able to compare,but we both enjoyed our very taste meals. Staff friendly and service was...More

Thank Paul B
Farshid Z, Owner at Hafez Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Paul B, Thank you for your 5 star review. I'm glad you enjoyed your first experience of Persian cuisine and that our service was efficient during a busy lunch time.We do a lot of new guests from nearby hotels stop by, particularly in the...More

Reviewed 20 March 2018

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

1  Thank BadgerPud
Farshid Z, Owner at Hafez Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear BadgerPud, So happy we succeeded so well in all areas! Your 5 star review is much appreciated. Hope to see you again!

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25 April 2018|
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Response from mctyke | Reviewed this property |
I haven't noticed any reference to halal food - it would be better to ask the restaurant directly.
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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