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The Quilon Restaurant

(116 Reviews)
41 Buckingham Gate, London, London, SW1E 6AF
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Main course: £23
Food spend: £50

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 23:00. Saturday: 12:30 - 15:30 & 18:00 - 23:00. Sunday: 12:30 - 15:30 & 18:00 - 22:30.

Restaurant description

One of London's select few Michelin-starred south Indian restaurants, The Quilon Restaurant presents refined south west coastal Indian cuisine, displaying an intense passion for fresh and exotic seafood, meat and vegetarian specialities.

Characterised by a colonial-style air of timeless elegance, Quilon Restaurant London prides itself on creating experimental Indian dishes. Fine speciality beers complement the fine dishes, and the exceptional wine list has been prized with Wine Spectator's prestigious annual Award of Excellence, every year since 2009.

The Quilon menu features creations like seared fillet of monkfish with juicy scallops and a delicate mustard sauce, slow cooked pistachio lamb or marinated tilapia roasted in banana leaf. Sweet decadences at Quilon near Westminster include lentil cappuccino with cardamom shortbread or spiced dark chocolate and hazelnut mousse.

Enticing cocktails are showcased at Quilon, including the tamarind margarita and mango bellini or the non-alcoholic apple mojito. St James's Tube Station is a 5-minute walk from Quilon London and nearby is the iconic Big Ben.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for The Quilon Restaurant
(based on 116 reviews)

of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

Recommended for

  • al fresco (1)
  • breakfast (1)
  • business (35)
  • child friendly (7)
  • dinner (73)
  • entertainment (4)
  • large parties (8)
  • lunch (47)
  • luxury (37)
  • private dining (20)
  • romantic (36)
  • trendy (10)
  • value (14)
  • views (2)
  • By Ania from London
    15 April 2011

    Outstanding food and service

  • By Mimms from London
    5 January 2011

    Really subtle but attentive service meant that one barely noticed as delicious naan bread reappeared just when you wished for more, and drinks were deftly topped up. There are some fabulous speciality beers with wonderfully sophisticated and delicate flavours as an alternative to the really good wines also on offer. These accompany well the exquisitely prepared south Indian cuisine. A real joy.

  • By bela from London,UK
    23 December 2010

    some food are delicious some could improve a bit...

  • By Jed from London
    23 December 2010

    That evening the service was just right and very friendly. Food was presented well with great flavour. The restaurant decor is odd, very nice but not quite what you'd expect - change that and it would be a gem.

  • By Mets from London
    23 December 2010

    Very good vegetarian options and attentive service.

  • By Dunc from Surrey
    23 December 2010

    Lunch was deliious from the set menu, with plenty of choices, and represented very good value for money. The food was tasty and tangy without being overly spicy. Recommended beer was absolutely delicious (Corsican). Good sugggestion from the staff to mix and share themain courses and rice / breads etc.

Restaurant Location Map
The Quilon Restaurant
41 Buckingham Gate, London, London, SW1E 6AF

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