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Assado by Cyrus Todiwala

157 Waterloo Road, London, SE1 8XA +44 2081281644

((((* Indian
Average
Main course: £13
Food spend: £24
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 12:00 - 21:30

Excellent food, this is not the first time we visited Assado, and the standard is still very high. Food is delicious.

Margaret Eldridge 22 November 2016
from London

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Named BBC Food Personality of the Year 2014, Cyrus Todiwala has created an exciting and eclectic restaurant at Assado in Waterloo. Serving Indian cuisine as you have never had it before, savour a host of fragrant & delicious Pan Indian specialities from the celebrity chef.

The Assado menu places authentic dishes like Goan prawn curry alongside interpretations of British classics like a spiced fish and chips. Signature dishes include vindaloo pork from local rare breed pigs, and lamb xacutti - a rich dish comprising 21 ingredients. Aromatic vegetarian options include okra and courgette curry, and marinated skewers of chargrilled vegetables and paneer cheese.

Enticing desserts include Indian pancakes with coconut and cardamom ice cream, and mango and coconut cheesecake. With large glass windows shedding light onto the bright, modern restaurant, Assado in London is both relaxed and contemporary. This is accentuated by the colourful murals adorning the walls.

A short walk from the South Bank, Assado restaurant is only a 2-minute walk from Waterloo Train Station.

Assado by Cyrus Todiwala

157 Waterloo Road, London, SE1 8XA

Contact +44 2078703747
Reservations +44 2081281644
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Customer reviews for Assado by Cyrus Todiwala

3.8 ((((* (based on 109 reviews)
81% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (78)
  • lunch (50)
  • large parties (39)
  • value (33)
  • business (31)
  • trendy (25)
  • child friendly (13)
  • private dining (8)
  • entertainment (5)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • romantic (4)
  • breakfast (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • (**** 2 December 2016 by Paul Goldsmith from London

    Inattentive waiting staff, the chefs tasting platter for a starter was measly and the currys were fairly small portions. Won't be back in a hurry

  • ((*** 2 December 2016 by Susan Wall from Waterloo

    Very disappointing, lacked atmosphere, lights too bright and so over priced and not good value for money. It's part of the 'Hampton by Hilton' hotel. Definitely won't be back.

  • (((** 22 November 2016 by Susan Bottwood from London

    Lovely looking space - but disappointed with the food - especially for the price. Lacked in flavour and finesse. Not sure where I heard about this restaurant (Masterchef?) but I had expectations which were too high.

  • ((((* 22 November 2016 by Paul Burden from London

    Really enjoyed the meal, Spicy but not over the top.

  • ((((( 22 November 2016 by Margaret Eldridge from London

    Excellent food, this is not the first time we visited Assado, and the standard is still very high. Food is delicious.

  • ((((( 12 November 2016 by Francis Phillimore from London

    The service was excellent and so was the food. 3 of us had the delicious vegetarian main dish and 1 had a steak which she said was very good.

  • (((** 10 November 2016 by Johnny Fox from London

    The food is delicious - interesting, unusual, fragrant rather than too heavily spiced, and came (eventually) both hot and fresh-tasting. But the service is awful - disinterested, slow and mechanical, took us an hour and a half to get two courses when only four tables were occupied in the restaurant.

  • ((((( 1 November 2016 by Trudie Gilbert from Peterborough

    Very nice restaurant, friendly staff and good menu choices

  • (((** 22 October 2016 by Frances Mayhew from London Borough of Wandsworth

    Goodfood, nice service. Place completely deserted so strange atmosphere but nice booth.food not as good as cafe spice

  • ((((* 14 October 2016 by Sonal Patel from Se1

    Great staff, good atmosphere, good food. Although I wanted to order the cheese chilli nan I was convinced not to. I wish I had still ordered it as the substitute chilli garlic nan was very dry and I did not enjoy it with my curry.

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