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Maharaja of India

19A Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0ET, England
+44 20 7930 8364
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible22%
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12:00 PM - 11:59 PM Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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19A Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0ET, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having read some of the recent reviews we were alittle reserved dining there but since it was the only indian locally to our hotel and open till 12am we chanced it. The restaurant is very small and narrow, tables were very close to one another,...More

Thank moey_lilly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two of us went to this restaurant the evening of 29 March 2018. The man at reception was very unfriendly throughout our time there. One of the serving staff was nice but the main man's attitude made us feel so unwelcome. The food was fine....More

Thank Bethany123321
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food tasted awful, Naan was uncooked and was barely edible. Everything we ordered tasted sweet. Looks like it is not even run by Indians, it is more like Bangladeshi.. or whatever.. definitely not Indian. Name is 'Maharaja' to just attract the folks looking for Indian...More

Thank rapidiramper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was generally ok, however, I've never seen paying customers treated so rudely throughout. the guy running the place took 30 minutes to get one lady a tap water (he was clearly unimpressed she didn't want the mineral water) and he told others basically what...More

1  Thank candor74
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

If I had read the reviews on here I would not have dreamt of it but we found staff to be very helpful and friendly. We asked for some changes to the published menu which were happily accommodated and all our dishes tasted delicious.

1  Thank MoirF
Reviewed 4 February 2018

A cramped black spot on the name of Indian Hospitality. The staff is so rude and ill mannered that even if you like the food (highly unlikely) you will still regret visiting the place. To top it all they charge you the optional service charge...More

2  Thank Shuja B
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Although the vegan movement is racing on apace, sometimes I have to accept a vegetarian option. The Vegetable Biriany and Takar Dal served at the Maharaja of India hit the spot - no frills, prompt service at an affordable price - great for a lunchtime...More

1  Thank JamesMinter
Reviewed 14 January 2018

if i had read some of the reviews on here before i visited i wouldn't have gone there, how glad i am i dint read them!! we loved this place, the food, service, atmosphere was A star rated. The food was some of the best...More

1  Thank helibish
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Visited this restaurant on Saturday after an afternoon show in the theatre opposite. Staff initially were okay though very Stand offish . Food arrived and seemed ok . I had ordered a plain chicken tikka and had to ask for some yoghurt to go with...More

1  Thank bambiedinburgh
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Rude staff, worst food, bad ambience and very less portion size. Would not recommend it to anyone...

1  Thank ritesh_arora1609
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 28 - US$ 42
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19A Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Neighbourhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7930 8364
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