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Veeraswamy

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#1,259 of 19,133 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Sponsored by: Veeraswamy

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. The best
1. The best
"We never visit London without dining here."
CCSVA
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2. Fantastic
2. Fantastic
"Absolutely amazing food, probably the best curry I’ve ever had."
Billy1997
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3. Memorable Experience
3. Memorable Experience
"Great ambience, impeccable service and food to die for."
mrbasstrombone
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About
Veeraswamy, UK's oldest Indian restaurant in Piccadilly, has been the rendezvous of the famous and fashionable as well as lots of ordinary lovers of Indian food since its inception in 1926. The luxurious, chic, and exotic décor evokes Maharaja's palaces of the 1920s. A menu of classical dishes from throughout India is combined with more contemporary creations. National Geographic, the highly respected travel magazine, has ranked it as one of the 10 Best Destination Restaurants in the World. No other UK restaurant is in this top 10 list.
PRICE RANGE
$38 - $88
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Grill, Healthy, Indian, Asian
FEATURES
Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

the service is really bad at this place its like they are doing you a favor! its not like you are paying to eat there! so rude, not worth ruining your evening by eating in this place.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Axmxx
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

I can sum up our meal the other night as memorable. A wonderful experience from start to finish. Great ambience, impeccable service and food to die for. Need I say more?

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank mrbasstrombone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We returned for our anniversary meal with high expectations of yet another excellent meal and were not disappointed. Service was very friendly, atmosphere excellent and the food was superb. The Veeraswamy experience would be hard to beat. We will return.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Tigermac57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exceptional food, fine service, overall the best cure around. Always a special occasion to eat here and I have never been remotely disappointed. The biryanis are particularly good.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank DMI1970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful Sunday afternoon at Veeraswamy. The meal from start to finish was faultless and service was attentive but not over the top. The best curry I have eaten which was the prawn curry. All dishes served were amazing cannot wait to return to sample...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank seashoreHastings
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s been a while since I came here last. A new menu enabled me to sample fish cakes followed by lamb knuckles with sides of aubergine, lentils and bread selection. We chose a French rose and finished up with iced coffee. Service was excellent. The...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank stevejnb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose Veeraswamy for its closeness to the Piccadilly theatre and was wanting a pre theatre supper. From the moment I stepped into the restaurant I was transported to a most divine experience of the warmest hospitality and the exquisite tastes of fine dining Indian...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JemimaCambridge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here for a Business Lunch, I choose the 3 course, Mulligatawny soup is fantastic, I also tried the Seafood Selection the Prawn Curry cooked to Perfection, Rice perfect and then a Darjeeling Tea. Deele Served me a Lovely well mannered and Polite lady,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank dthomas55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While in London on business, my colleagues and I wanted some good Indian cuisine. We were able to get a reservation at Veeraswamy, London’s oldest Indian restaurant, and were happy we did! All the food was delicious and each flavor of the chicken, prawns, lamb,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Gflyguy2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is fine dining Indian style and it was incredible. The flavours were mind blowing, the service excellent and the presentation lovely. Obviously the prices are high, as there is a michelin star involved, but it was worth the money for the experience.

Date of visit: June 2019
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897khalids
July 29, 2017|
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Response from Preman M | Property representative |
In relation to Veeraswamy, there are restrictions on Children, out of consideration to the other guests. High chairs are not available and we regret that we are unable to accommodate prams and push chairs. For Lunch Monday... More
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Felixmonster
December 25, 2016|
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Response from Poppysixty | Reviewed this property |
Have no idea suggest you go onto website or phone restaurant.
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TibiSam
November 2, 2016|
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Response from nafade | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes the same menu, piece of art dishes,expensive of course,enjoy it.
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