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Tamarind

#341 of 17,925 Restaurants in London
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20 Queen Street | Mayfair, London W1J 5PR, England (Curzon Street)
+44 20 7629 3561
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12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
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Cannock, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

We chose to come to Tamarind for a special occasion and the restaurant's design and ambience is fantastic. It did take us almost 10 minutes to get a menu which given the size of the restaurant was not great as it probably seats something like 60 people at any one time. Our starters I would say was no better than... More 

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Thank thelifestyleguru
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

I had reservations for Sunday lunch - running late I had called to inform the restaurant of this. I must say the service was fantastic and they explained that the kitchen was taking last orders soon. Despite this - they had waited for us to come settle down and provided us enough time to browse through the menu. Food was... More 

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Bedfordshire
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015

I booked this restaurant for my husband and I to celebrate our wedding anniversary. I first heard about Tamarind through masterchef on TV. When I saw the type of food on offer I knew we would enjoy ourselves here. Although this is a Michelin stared restaurant it was not pompous or stuck up. This is Indian food but on another... More 

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Rolle, Switzerland
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Good authentic Indian cuisine in Mayfair London. We had a tasting menu of which every course was very pleasurable with powerful flavours, ask for less spicy if you are sensitive as the normal is on the bold side but it was fine with me. Service is attentive. Skip the after dinner drinks they were not great.

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Thank Thilo__82
Wem, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2015

The food,atmosphere and staff were excellent. All added up to the perfect evening we had hoped to have. Presentation and flavours of all our dishes were sublime. Will definitely be going again.

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Thank Sue S
Hong Kong, China
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169 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

Make sure you book as this place is very popular. This is Indian cuisine at it's most expensive but the restaurant is fabulous for a splash out special occasion. Service is flawless, wine list extensive and food phenomenal.

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Thank Valleyone
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2015

I went to tamarind as a special birthday treat and it was wonderful. It is pricey, we paid £175 for two people. We didn't like the wine we chose and the sommelier came over and recommended something brilliant ( French Muscat) and that was amazing. The whole experience was great and I would recommend this place as a special treat... More 

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Thank Melissa G
Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015

Great indian food with subtlely layered spice and aromas presented beautifully with artistic flourishes of colour and garnish. Service is upscale and efficient to complement the quality of the food. This has become a "must visit" whenever we are in London.

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Thank jaudi993
Weymouth
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81 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2015

I met at this restaurant for a business meeting. The service was superb and the food totally delicious. A great venue for dining whether for business or social. A must visit regularly type of place.

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Thank Sangmoosa
Winchester, United Kingdom
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272 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2015

When you go to an Indian restaurant and it is full of diners from the sub-continent you can rest assured that the food is authentic. If there is a Mayfair gloss in terms of the setting and service, so much the better. It took a little while to become accustomed to the downstairs room, but the bright, intelligent service soon... More 

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Jespal S, General Manager at Tamarind, responded to this review

Dear acko_10, thank you for your wonderful review of Tamarind. We are so glad that you enjoyed our taste of Tamarind. I will pass on your kind comments to the team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards, Jespal More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$44 - $94
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Queen Street | Mayfair, London W1J 5PR, England
    (Curzon Street)
  • Public Transportation: Green Park
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighborhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7629 3561
Description
Michelin-starred Tamarind presents an elegant take on Indian cuisine from its gilded dining room in chic Mayfair. The inventive menu is rooted in traditional Moghul cooking, with fish, meat and game dishes brought forth from the Tandoor oven in an authentic north-west Indian fashion. Muted tones and attentive service make the restaurant a smart yet convivial destination.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Mayfair
Set beside some of London's best parks and home to world-class galleries, luxurious hotels, and famed thoroughfares, the ultra upscale Mayfair is one of London's most exclusive haunts. Here the shopping is haute, the dining is exquisite, and the nightlife is vibrant. A casual stroll through the area’s chic streets will reveal that Michelin stars and chauffeured cars are practically the norm here. Even if you're on a tight budget, this exceptionally well connected swath of Central London is worth exploring, if only for the chance to take a peak at the goings on of upper crust English society.
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