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La Porte des Indes

32 Bryanston Street | Marble Arch, London W1H 7EG, England
0272240055
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Ranked #1,766 of 17,136 restaurants in London
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Price range: $25 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tue 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: La Porte des Indes is Indian cuisine on a grand scale, from the nine-metre waterfall cascading through the restaurant to the eight chefs in the kitchen. The food is just as spectacular, borrowing flavours from the former French colonies to add to its array of traditional dishes. Its central London location should mean you can spare some time for a visit to the Jungle Bar, where patrons are encouraged to throw peanut shells on the floor.
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

I went here with my girlfriend a few months ago. The food was great but in my opinion really not worth the £125 bill we had. The atmosphere and surroundings were great but I've been to Indian restaurants where the good was just as good and paid much much less with bigger portions...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Fantastic. The food was outstanding, the setting was beautiful, what a wonderful experience, try the lobster....

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

its so good and so different. the food is outstanding. Well worth a visit. A very different menu and very well presented.

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Pinehurst, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

Greatly enjoyed the vegetarian platter. Excellent service. We have been many times over the years and the experience is consistently excellent.

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24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Fantastic setting,beautifully presented food,great service and very very reasonable.Would happily visit again.

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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The decor at La Porte des Indes is most exotic but even more so is the food. The black cod after the soft shell crabs were so very good. Service was excellent.

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Wendover, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Really a great day out. Lovely food with a lot of variety, great easy jazz music and a beautiful setting. Service was great too. Great value and well worth a try!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We have been going to Porte for many many years for Sunday brunch and have always enjoyed the food. The starters are always the main attraction though yesterday (July 3rd ) they were a bit below par and so were the desserts. However, the service is excellent and all the staff bend over backwards to help you out. Yesterday the... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

After 4 years I came back to this theme restaurant in Marylebone. Incomparison to former times some splendor and enthusiasm was missing. The card is still excellent and prices are upper middle class. I would recommend the owners to bring some punch back to this place to bring excitement back to the visiting guest.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

A really wonderful setting, a bit like one would imagine old. colonial India. Booked for Sunday Brunch, arrived 10 minutes early and nothing was ready, sent to the bar and ignored for a further 15 minutes. No offer of a drink yet others were enjoying one, no service to speak of and when we enquired with one of the staff... More

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