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Palms of Goa

12 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2LU, England
0207 636 1668
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Ranked #7,398 of 18,011 Restaurants in London
Price range: $31 - $47
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Palms of Goa is a unique Indian restaurant, serving distinctly Goan cuisine. The history of this special branch of cooking reflects Goa���s Indian and Portuguese heritage - the main ingredients being coconut and spices, creating a flavoursome and distinctive taste. Located on London���s bustling New Cavendish Street, Palms of Goa is a popular place for business lunches and after-work meals. The rich red interior and delicious, healthy food make the experience of dining here a memorable one, and our favourite dishes include the Lamb Xacutti, a Goan dish prepared with coconut, vinegar and hot spices, and the restaurant���s renowned Pumkin (sic) Curry. Palms of Goa has been in business for over thirteen years, and is a favourite spot for Soho diners.
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I tried to make a reservation for a table at this place but the person taking reservations was terribly rude. He slammed the phone down, not just once but twice! Will never visit this place. If I could give it 0 stars, I would! I can't believe I was looking forward to trying this place.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I ordered a dish I've ordered in every single Indian restaurant I've been to: chicken tikka masala. It's a dish that an Indian restaurant has no excuse in getting wrong. The dish turned out horrible! It was sour, watery, and tasteless... Like it was 3 days off. Asked the waiter about it, waiter said 'nothing's wrong with it'. I said... More 

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Been several times, very good business lunch and very reasonably priced. Have from set lunch or main menu. Good location in Charlotte St and beside some food bars. Definitely go back. Service good too.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Visited them for dinner on 20th September , we actually were searching for " the curry leaf" but could not find it hence decided to go to this place and were very happy with the decision. It is a small restaurant but they did not have high chairs for kids hence it was a slight let down for me. We... More 

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Thurso, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This slightly café-ish restaurant is the best Indian food I have ever tasted. Nan bread, aubergine bahji and lemon rice are absolutely outstanding, all the other dishes are extremely good. It's a little bit cramped and noisy BUT THE FOOD!!!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Average Indian Restaurant, nothing special, slow service, good location. Good selection of drinks and food.

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Stavanger, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

3 points noted: 1. Excellent tasty food and delicious choices of Lassi drink 2. Friendly & Courteous service 3. Quantity of the portion could have been a bit larger for the money charged. All in all a decent place to dine.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

On a recent trip to London we asked our Hotel for nearby locations. They mentioned several along Charlotte street. Palms of Goa was the right place, the right time and a decent price. The food was served nicely. We had three separate dinner entrees and all were very tasty. The garlic Naan was also quite good. We would definitely eat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

Quick group of business friends meeting for lunch, and very well looked after. Solicitous about coeliac colleague, with manager not only responding to requests but actively making sure there was no doubt about how each dish was cooked. And they were well cooked - tasty, distinctive. Recommended.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I was looking for a good value lunch and chanced upon this unpretentious little restaurant in trendy Charlotte Street. Treated myself to the set lunch - £6.50 for a really tasty green masala curry, EXCELLENT tandoori lamb chops (exceptionally tender meat), perfect naan bread, and chick pea curry. If I was being picky I would recommend that they try harder... More 

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Additional Information about Palms of Goa

Address: 12 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2LU, England
Phone Number: 0207 636 1668
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 47
Cuisine: Indian

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