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Ravishankar Bhel Poori


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#5,041 of 19,146 Restaurants in London

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Indian, Asian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It may look a bit dubious from the outside, but the buzzing atmosphere and full tables are the first clue that the food at Ravi Shankar is fantastic. As we sat down for dinner, one thing became immediately clear: this place isn't for everyone. The...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 couples shared the 3 course meal special "Shankar Thali." Plus spring rolls and selection platters. The food is good We were upstairs where it was full and muggy with no air conditioning but downstairs it was much more comfortable.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small restaurant in Drummond street. I have eaten at other Indian restaurants in Drummond Street, but not at this one. This restaurant has the appearance of being cheap and so it is. I had Saag palak with chapatti. This was the set...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019

First visit here. Arrived for the lunch buffet to a mostly empty “restaurant” and we were directed by one of the waiters to one of the many empty tables to sit. We had barely been there ten minutes total, hadn’t finished eating, and one of...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

As the menu does not have vegan items marked (very poor for a vegetarian restaurant which you would expect to have some insight), we asked the waiter which items were vegan. He informed us that he would tell us when we ordered. We ordered items...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 27, 2019 via mobile

We ordered Pani Puri for starter. Naan, Malai Kofta and dosa for mains. 1) The Pani puri they serve is very sweet. Do not taste anything like the pani puri. 2) The Malai Kofta is a hard fried ball of cheese dipped into tomato soup...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 27, 2019

I went there alone to eat some basic lunch,had high fever so sat on an empty chair and asked for the buffet. A waiter came and admonished me for not standing, waiting for them to instruct me. They said that "how could you sit without...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2019 via mobile

We visited with a group of friends and found the food to be authentic and reasonably priced. Between us we ordered a range of thalis and the food was tasty and the portion sizes were reasonable. The service was excellent - we were looked after...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 11, 2019

had the shankar thali which was excellent value, especially at £12-99 consisting of soup, plenty of curries + gulab jamun.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 6, 2019

Visited the restaurant to get something to eat before catching our train. I like the overall atmosphere of the restaurant, the painted wooden tables give it a friendly informal air and the staff are indeed friendly and helpful. The service was good and the food...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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November 7, 2018|
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
An interior photo shows bottles of wine behind the counter, so the answer is probably yes. However, we went there after a pub visit and didn't drink anything at the restaurant.
July 4, 2018|
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Response from intermeddle | Reviewed this property |
Takeaway, yes. Delivery, doubt it.
January 6, 2018|
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Response from nigel n | Reviewed this property |
I don't know - but the food is worth going without a beer if necessary!
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