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The India Restaurant

21 College Hill, Cannon Street, London, EC4R 2RP

(((() Indian
  •  - London
  •  - London
  •  - London
  •  - London
  •  - London
  •  - London
  •  - London
  •  - London
Average
Main course: £12
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 11:30 - 15:00 & 17:30 - 23:30
Saturday & Sunday: 17:30 - 23:00

Great food and great service

Tim 03 December 2018
from London

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Concealed under the streets of London, The India Restaurant offers an exclusive twist on traditional Indian recipes. A trio of cosy dining rooms feature whitewashed vaulted ceilings, plush leather armchairs and the soft flicker of candlelight.

Serving self-professed ‘vintage Indian cuisine’, The India Restaurant menu offers a range of artfully-presented dishes. Sample delicate salmon tikka filled with succulent cubes of fresh fish, pot-roast lamb shank made using the chef’s hand-picked, hand-dried spices, or Bengal fish curry. Trusty tandoori favourites are also served, from juicy butter chicken, to fiery duck jalfrezi.

A sweeping bar at The India Restaurant in London serves chilled international beers and complementing wines, while desserts showcase timeless Indian favourites made to refined recipes.

A romantic underground hideaway, The India Restaurant on Cannon Street sits 2 minutes’ walk from Mansion House Tube Station.

The India Restaurant

21 College Hill, Cannon Street, London, EC4R 2RP

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4.4 (((() (based on 20 reviews)
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  • dinner (15)
  • business (9)
  • lunch (8)
  • romantic (8)
  • private dining (6)
  • value (6)
  • large parties (4)
  • child friendly (2)
  • entertainment (2)
  • luxury (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • ((((( 7 December 2018 by Annabel from London

    No one from our group of 4 had been to The India before, despite all working locally. We went on a Friday after work (in late November) and had a thoroughly nice evening! We were politely greeted at the door, and taken down to the charming restaurant nestled in lovely underground arches. The staff were extremely pleasant and professional and we enjoyed a joke with one of the waiters regarding 'free Indian champagne' (I won't spoil the punchline in case he uses that one regularly) :p We booked online through Bookatable and were informed by the waiter that this meant we would receive a 25% discount that evening on any starters or mains that we selected from the main menu. The food was delicious (particularly enjoyed my very coconutty peshwari naan!) and the waiters all knew exactly what we'd ordered without having to ask who was having what upon bringing out the food. All in all, great staff, lovely surroundings, delicious food and excellent value for money. 100% we will all be back again. Well done to 'The India' :)

  • ((((( 3 December 2018 by Tim from London

    Great food and great service

  • ((((( 2 October 2018 by Kathryn from London

    Went as a group of 8 on a Saturday night, very friendly staff and enjoyable food. Would definitely return

  • ((((* 22 June 2018 by Lesley from City

    First visit and extremely pleased. Staff very polite and good ttention to detail without being intrusive. Food very nice and quick service. Highly rrecommend.

  • ((((* 11 April 2018 by Stephanie from London

    The food was absolutely amazing! Loved the feel and atmosphere of the whole place... just some grumpy staff that dampened the evening. But overall a great place to eat!

  • ((*** 2 January 2018 by Paul from London

    Really nice food however lots of flies around the tables, one table complained several times and one couple left but staff didn’t do anything.

  • (((** 1 August 2017 by Alice from London

    Nothing special, ok food but got two out of four meals completely wrong.

  • ((((( 11 May 2017 by Matthew from London

    I took a party of eight curry regulars for lunch, it was our first visit and we were impressed by the quality of the food and the variety within it. Reasonably pitched in terms of price and quality with well-spiced food, not overwhelming, plenty of choice, good for both vegetarians and meat eaters. Chicken tikka starter was one of the best I have had, four good sized pieces of chicken with well flavoured spice and was followed up by a main of chicken jalfrezy that packed a real punch. Nice chana masala with it too.. Wide ranging menu, we shall be back to explore it further. Shame it has to fit into such a confined space.

  • ((((( 15 March 2017 by Lisa from London

    Great service, very attentive. Starters were amazing and our visitors from the USA loved the food. Nice atmosphere too.

  • ((((* 24 December 2016 by ds from london

    When we arrived they didn't have any record of our booking and they said that they didn't take bookings even though I had a bookatable confirmation email. Luckily they did have space for us so they made us up a table.
    Food was nice though the bill did seem a little high.
    They did seem in a bit of a hurry to get us out, we'd paid and were finishing our drinks but they took the candles from our table and blew them out but didn't do that to the table next to us.

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