Best Indian Bars and Restaurants in London

As a nation of curry lovers, finding an Indian restaurant in London is not particularly hard to do. However, finding an authentic Indian restaurant bar serving traditional Indian cuisine and Indian inspired cocktails may be a slightly more difficult task. For places which offer you something a bit different than your local curry house, here is a lists of some recommended Indian bars and restaurants in London. 

Last updated on 23rd July 2018




Talli Joe

631 user reviews 4

Lunch Dabba - £10 and 2 other offers

Talli Joe serves up traditional and regional Indian food in central London, just a few moments from Covent Garden. The venue is modelled around Indian dive bars and channels that fun heritage through its dishes – with offerings like Konkan stewed pork and Rasam poached shrimp – and wonderful list of Indian inspired cocktails.  

Anise

22 user reviews 4

Right next door to The Cinnamon Kitchen, Anise is the place to go for delicious cocktails in the heart of the City of London.  With dark leather seats Anise is an elegant and sophisticated venue serving stylish and spice-infused cocktails that will delight even the toughest of critics. With a bar food menu which draws inspiration from the restaurant next door, Anise offers their customers some of the finest Indian street food in London.

Mint Leaf Lounge

23 user reviews 4

Furnished with leather sofas, Mint Leaf Lounge and Restaurant is a stylish yet comfortable Indian restaurant in London. Their food menu combines ancient Indian traditions and authentic Asian flavours, all with a contemporary twist. Showcasing the large selection of alcohol on offer, Mint Leaf's 16 metre bar serves a range of classic and exotic cocktails alongside some specially selected wine.

Lokhandwala

4 user reviews 5

2 bottles of Prosecco on large bookings and 1 other offer

With delicious Indian tapas and a stripped back theme, Lokhandwala is a sexy new spot in Fitzrovia. The modern restaurant puts a spin on traditional Asian dining with sharing plates, as well as a cocktail bar that serves delicious and fruity cocktails.

Cinnamon Bazaar

7 user reviews 4

Early Dinner £21.50pp and 2 other offers

Infusing traditional Indian dishes with urban influences of London, Cinnamon Bazaar is a colourful Indian restaurant in Covent Garden. The team of chefs play with a selection of different spices and ingredients, showcasing a number of dishes that were found along the historic trade routes, connecting the new and old worlds together. 

Cinnamon Kitchen

9 user reviews 5

Providing the City of London with innovative modern Indian cuisine using the finest British ingredients, Cinnamon Kitchen is decorated with a range of Indian patterns whilst retaining its original warehouse feel. If you are out to impress then their Tandoori Grill offers a more interactive dining experience, with a vast amount of dishes available to be cooked in front of your very eyes.

Shrimoyee Chakraborty has spent several years delighting London with her food pop-ups and has now decided to make things more permanent. Opening Calcutta Street in Fitzrovia, the chef will be cooking up a delicious mix of Bangali cuisine including Malai curry with jumbo prawns as well as a whole host of delicious cocktails.