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Kennington Tandoori

313 Kennington Road, London SE11 4QE, England
+44 20 7735 9247
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good18%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
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“curries” (12 reviews)
“rogan josh” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
313 Kennington Road, London SE11 4QE, England
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1 - 10 of 203 reviews

Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Terrible service. Impatient, inattentive and even rude. Waiter was 'upset' we ordered another starter at end of meal. Booking system weird (credit card as a deposit???) Dont waste your time. Food is ok but not amazing. Enough choices around. This place doesnt deserve to host...More

2  Thank dannny12334
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Myself and a friend visited the Kensington Tandoori on Easter Sunday with very high hopes after an enjoyable previous visit last July. Unfortunately, it would be fair to say that we left thoroughly disappointed. The restaurant was virtually empty when we arrived at around 5.30pm....More

3  Thank Malcolm D
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I was meeting a friend who was visiting London. He was running a bit late as he got lost. I wanted to order a starter to keep me going until he arrives but to my dismay the manger said I can't order starters or a...More

2  Thank FHaxhijaha
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We dined there early in the evening and had the place to ourselves. Quiet, refined service. Yummy curries, rice and vegetables, some off the extensive regular menu, some off the evening's specials. I can see why this restaurant is still in business after 30 years....More

Thank JoyB1951
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Took us about 10 mins to find the place, mainly because it was very dark outside and inside. first impressions... small place but nice, staff looked 'rushed' but at the same time quite calm. Was hoping for more variety on the menu as they didn't...More

Thank scottfitzz
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I went to the KT with two friends on Sunday evening. The staff were polite and professional, offering knowledge and expertise on several dishes. We really enjoyed the freshness of the food and variety of different options available on the menu. KT specials are also...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious, service well paced and friendly, the atmosphere in the KT was very well balanced and allowed us to enjoy a delightful evening amongst friends

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The service is absolutely terrible - we ordered food from this restaurant, and after it arrived in a mess, the manager simply laughed at us over the phone. I'll never give this man business again.

Thank Rhys M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Horrible service tonight. We were pretty much just laughed at after our food arrived completely smashed into pieces. We were VERY regular customers, but I'll not be ordering again after being treated so abysmally.

Thank rhysmerrittLondon
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I went to this restaurant last night. I paid £78 for 2 people (extortionate considering the food being just okay nothing amazing). We both had a starter, main and apple juice and a bottle of water to share. The service from our waiter was good...More

1  Thank Jade-1990-London
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 Kennington Road, London SE11 4QE, England
  • Public Transportation: Nearest tube - Kennington, Oval(Northern line) Vauxhall (Victoria line) Bus service 159, 59, 3, 133, 415, 333
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7735 9247
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The dining room at Kennington Tandoori is an elegant space dressed in lemon, plum and chocolate colours. Located on Kennington Road, this south London restaurant draws a local crowd and is always bustling with a lively mix of tables for two, business groups and politicians. The food is the real star of the show here, and the kitchen staff at Kennington Tandoori pay attention to detail - roasting and grinding all their own spices and making up all their own fresh stocks in-house. The menu – which is filled with classics such as the chicken tikka cooked with almonds, pistachios and coconut cream in a saffron sauce – is complimented by a bespoke wine list created by Caspar Auchterlonie.
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