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“Fabulous meal, slow service”
Review of Alounak

Alounak
Ranked #3,337 of 23,992 Restaurants in London
Price range: $0 - $47
Cuisines: Persian
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Notting Hill
Reviewed August 29, 2012

My husband and i dined here on the weekend and had a wonderful experience. it took 20 mins to get a table but the food was worth the wait..we order the aubergine dip, mixed chicken n lamb skewers with rice, taftoon bread n iranian tea. the chicken was one of the finest iv ever had and the iranian tea was to die for. it was packed on a sat evening and service was slow.

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Thank vibha m
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Reviewed August 29, 2012

the food here is splenidn, theres typically a queue outside the door, The smell of fresh bread fills the restaurant and you can see the man cooking it whilst you wait. the koobideh is the best in london, the rice is lovely and the houmous is one of a kind!!

be sure to order the garlic yoghurt and aubergine dips!!

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Thank chearts123
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Reviewed August 29, 2012

Alounak is fantastic, great value and doesn't take reservations. That unfortunately means there are always lines outside. However, it is worth the wait, especially for the hot, freshly baked naan.

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Thank Karthik R
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Reviewed August 13, 2012 via mobile

If you're in bayswater you have to try this persian restaurant!
Delicious cousin, from started to lamb and chicken with rice.

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Thank Ritina87
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Reviewed July 20, 2012

Its one of my favourite restaurants in London. A nice short walk from the bayswater tube station specially when the weather is nice. The only challenge normally is to find a table specially if you are a large group because this restaurant is always packed and people are waiting outside. However if you want to try the best food of its kind, its worth the wait. And normally you get a table in 10-20 minutes depending on how large a group you are and what time do you reach. The earlier the better. Its a small restaurant but top class food and service. My all time favourite is the minced lamb skewers with rice and bread and hummus. It is absolutely mind blowing and worth a try. The yogurt based drink is also a must try at this restaurant.

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Thank Neeraj K
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