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Chakra

33C Holland Street | Kensington, London W8 4LX, England
+44 20 7229 2115
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“prawn curry” (12 reviews)
“chaat” (6 reviews)
“naan” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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33C Holland Street | Kensington, London W8 4LX, England
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1 - 10 of 234 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday night. The restaurant was almost empty which is not a good sign. Friendly service but a disappointing meal. The popadoms were poor, appeared to come out of a packet and were not fresh. All the food tasted as if it had...More

Thank ATY_58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Chakra I first visited was at Notting Hill Gate. They moved last year to a smaller venue off Kensington Church St. Super friendly staff (their ice machine broke and they had to rush out to get a bag of ice for a G&T). The...More

Thank Alan B
arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Alan and we look forward to your next visit .

Reviewed 16 January 2018

Prices overrated and customer service unsatisfactory. Booked 6pm- go there - its closed! Door opens after waitress notices us. No smile, no welcome. Her personal things on table&chair....Food is tasty however portions are small. Curry with 3-4 prawns and small amount of rice rather disproportional...More

Thank Alvard G
arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Diner We thank you for your review and are disappointed that your visit to Chakra was not as expected. We have taken the points listed t note and have advised the team working on the day that they need to do better.. We hope...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

We had a very enjoyable dinner here. The food was very good but it is a limited menu. That didn't matter for a one off visit but could be an issue if you wanted to use it frequently. The poppadoms were poor but the starters...More

Thank pshampshire
arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Chakra. We will have taken note of the comments and will aim to improve. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards

Reviewed 27 November 2017

In the road behind and parallel to the main High Street Kensington Road you will find this delightful small restaurant. It's quite stylish, the staff are very friendly and obliging, and there are some less conventional items on the menu. We ate a delicious flat...More

1  Thank healthyeater41
arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Chakra and hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 23 November 2017

I am always looking for new places to try in London and being an Asian traditional cuisine from the sub continent always pulls at my heart strings. Chakra comes highly recommended and with good reason. Nestled on a quiet residential street in Kensington, the place...More

1  Thank Amber W
arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back to Chakra. Best regards

Reviewed 14 November 2017

A quality restaurant which is much better than the average Indian restaurant. The food was excellent with great and service in a very pleasant ambiance. Conveniently located too, very close to Kensington High Street.

1  Thank BelsizeLondon
arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. It means a lot to us at Chakra :)

Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Purchased a 2 course meal with prosecco on groupon. Every course was delicious! Amazing service. Would definitely recommend. I will be returning!

2  Thank Sarah I
arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. It means a lot to us at Chakra :)

Reviewed 29 October 2017

Hidden romantic corner location a mere 4 minutes walk from High Street Kensington station with beautiful lighting and decor, generous servings, and friendly staff. Sophisticated Indian food creatively presented will have you reaching for both your camera and your fork - we ate our naan...More

2  Thank Quailyn G
arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review , it means a lot to us at Chakra :)

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Purchased a two course Indian meal with a glass of prossecco for two people for only £29 on Groupon. The restaurant is small but cosy and became completely full on the Tuesday evening we visited. Reservation is key as some customers without reservation had to...More

2  Thank Pokumon_London
arjun v, Guest Relations Manager at Chakra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. It means a lot to us at Chakra :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$63
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33C Holland Street | Kensington, London W8 4LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7229 2115
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Description
Chakra is at the cutting edge of Indian Cuisine. We combine the Royal Maharajah Kitchen stye of cooking with classic street food dishes. The result? Our food is as delicious as it is stunning to look at.
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