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#2,903 of 19,003 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


Middle Eastern, Persian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started with the mixed app sampler that came with fantastic fresh flat oven bread. Nice flavors without overpowering garlic. Tea with mint was nice on this cold day and the service was friendly and attentive. The mains were ok but lacking some flavor and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank skyeb_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I didn’t know what to expect we only came because it was bring your own bottle (A lot of these type of restaurants feel a bit skanky, this is not it’s beautiful) So glad we came the food was incredible the atmosphere and staff are...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Magicshaun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been eating Iranian food for years and remember Alounak being great but went there yesterday after a long time to find their portion sizes have reduced but also the actual size of the meat. Our koobideh skewers were so thin and the chicken...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sarah K
Reviewed January 21, 2019 via mobile

I suggested Alounak to my family when they were visiting London. It was a special occasion for us so we wanted to visit a place with a perfect all round service and great food. There were 6 of us so we had to wait 30...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Buttercracks
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

We are originally from Iran so we know what good Persian food tastes like. This restaurant is the best and we look forward to it every year of our holiday vacation. We end our trip here and stay for about 3 days; all of which...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nataliahagee
Reviewed January 6, 2019

I have been going to Alounak for over 30 years, first when they were in Olympia car park and then Russell Gardens and always great food and great atmosphere. If I ever wondered why I have not been to this branch, my recent meal answered...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank w0rrybeads
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

The people working here are very rude. They have bad attitude & I had a bad experience overall. The food tastes good however, the waitresses made the whole restaurant look bad. They don’t even smile for to the customers.

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Shaikha2005
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

I have been here before and the food was good and it was a pleasant evening. However on my most recent visit with friends I was a bit disappointed. Food was pretty average, nothing out of the ordinary. The service was terrible! It was a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 551farhank
Reviewed January 4, 2019

This is a nice, small restaurant. Food came quite quickly, was fresh and tasted good. Prices were good. As it's a very small restaurant it can get quite busy (I was told they don't accept reservations, so bear that in mind). The only complaint I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Chochyu
Reviewed January 3, 2019

We went there as a party of 3. Waitress doesn't do anything except get the orders. No feedback at all with the menu. Thats a problem for me as I sometimes need help. The Kobideh tasted weird and also food wasn't the best. Not going...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Marcus G
October 10, 2016|
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Response from fernweh56 | Reviewed this property |
Think you've posted the review in the wrong section . If not, can you rephrase the question please ?
joy m
January 28, 2016|
Response from RadioT8 | Reviewed this property |
This is usually red tea to which fresh mint is added.
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