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 2nd March 2020


24 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.

Cinnamon Kitchen

11 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.


48 user reviews 4

Perfectly placed in the heart of Marylebone, Ooty is a fine dining restaurant, casual bar and underground cocktail haunt in one. Serving a mouthwatering menu of South Indian treasures from Head Chef Manmeet Singh Bali, of the former Michelin-starred Vineet Bhatia, it's always a winner.

Mint Leaf Lounge

81 user reviews 4

Happy Hour at Mint Leaf Lounge and 1 other offer

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.

Inspired by Indian street food, this newest Christmas-themed pop-up teepee is serving up a selection of delicious festive-themed good but with a global twist. The newest offering by Winter Wonderland, Cedar & Spruce Bar + Kitchen is serving up cranberry & brie wontons with chilli cranberry jam and turkey roulade with bacon and spinach stuffing.

Chai Ki

286 user reviews 4

Sister restaurant to the seriously successful Roti Chai, Chai Ki is yet another contemporary wonderland of curated Indian dishes in London. Influenced by Britain, India, China and beyond, enjoy fusion breakfast bites, specially selected cocktails and more in this truly welcoming London restaurant.