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140 Acre Lane, London SW2 5UT, England
+44 20 7733 3150
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Ranked #995 of 18,124 Restaurants in London
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: African
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

positive points: + nice food + helpful waitress negative points: - very chilly in restaurant, cold draft coming through the door. - atmosphere was dead, was kinda busy but just felt gloomy. - only one toilet and the light didn't work so thank god for the iphone torch! major negative point: -owner (male) was just overbearing and obnoxious. constantly interrupting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Came here to celebrate my birthday with some friends. Had a wonderful time, set menu was delicious, great service, beautiful decor. BYOB results in even greater value for money! Really recommend coming here with loved ones for a taste of Morocco. Relaxing and memorable evening guaranteed. Lily

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The chef of the restaurant is the best. He made me an algerian pastry and it was wonderful and everyone liked this . thank you so much Chef. tu es le meilleur Djamel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I love taking friends and family to Khamsa to enjoy its wonderful, cosy, authentic atmosphere and delicious food. I can’t recommend it highly enough. Owners Jamel and Sabrina run their restaurant with a dedication to giving their guests a real taste of Algeria. As a family-run business they succeed in creating an intimate, friendly and inviting atmosphere where you almost... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Hi, We have been insulted by the Chief because we only took two starters and one main meal. he insulted us in french, unfortunately we speak french. the waitress was nice, thanks to her, but we have canceled our order and left the restaurant.... too bad you will never see us again... best regards

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Live in the area and decided to check out this little gem on a Friday evening as an excuse not to cook! Great food, stunning flavours, friendly service and a nice chilled atmosphere - oh and the little sweet treats to take home for later were delicious! Highly recommend and will be going back.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

ate here with a friend and we were the only diners when we arrived but the atmosphere didn't feel stale since the kitchen is semi open so you can see the chef cooking. we had the chickpea and meatball starter, the vegetarian tagine and the lamb meatball main and they were all delicious. only criticism was that the meatballs were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Khamsa is a real gem. We are fortunate enough to live close by so we've been many times, with friends, family and as a couple. They do great value, super tasty breakfasts on a Sunday, and have a lovely private area downstairs that is perfect for celebrations. The food is always delicious and the fact it's byob with no corkage... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

A friend and I passed this restaurant and decided to give it a go. Really glad we did! Best meal I've had in London in a long time. Setting was quite unusual - felt like we were eating in someones kitchen! The restaurant was so small that you could see everything going on while they prepared the food. Service was... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We have just moved into Brixton and after stumbling across Khamsa on various websites, and seeing the excellent reviews, we decided to give it a go. We were not disappointed. The staff were hugely friendly, from the moment I telephoned to book (at very short notice) to the moment we left. The food was very authentic and absolutely delicious. Massive... More 

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Additional Information about Khamsa

Address: 140 Acre Lane, London SW2 5UT, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7733 3150
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: African

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