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Chakra

33C Holland Street | Kensington, London W8 4LX, England
+44 20 7229 2115
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lamb biryani” (4 reviews)
“black cod” (4 reviews)
“prawns” (7 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
33C Holland Street | Kensington, London W8 4LX, England
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We went once and we were really pleased with food and service even if we found it a bit overpriced. I went back soon after and the service was appalling: we waited over one hour for our starters. We asked twice for another bottle water...More

Thank XXLondra
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Chakra via a recommendation from a friend for a friend's birthday, there was a large group of us and we were given an excellent table. The staff were courteous and hospitable and were able to accommodate our requests. The food was absolutely outstanding and...More

Thank Akshay N
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had booked the place for a dinner with some work colleagues and the experience was absolutely amazing. The samosas chole chaat were mouthwatering and the chicken kebabs so tender. We were so well looked after and the ambience was so nice. I would 100%...More

Thank Kristian Taro H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food, presented beautifully. It was the best Indian food I've ever had! I especially loved the tandoori prawns and the chicken tikka masala. Absolutely amazing, would definitely recommend!

Thank Edmund R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been to this Restaurant on many OCCASION, It was friendly, with good food , WE liked the staff, and were happy to use it often....., HOWEVER last night on the 6th of May , we did not RECOGNISE any of the the staff, had a...More

Thank NAZARLondon
chakramgr, General Manager at Chakra, responded to this review

Dear Sir We are responding to your review. Our staff have been with us for many years and in our line of work new staff are inducted frequently. On investigating the matter with Laura the Manager on Duty she has reported that your reservation was...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is just okay, really ordinary and not 100% Indian like. We paid a high price for the decoration on the plates, they make dishes look like fine dining. Restaurant is nice, food presentation is nice, but we would prefer to pay for food...More

Thank Mumii
chakramgr, General Manager at Chakra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We re sorry that you felt the food was not to your requirements and that we focused more on presentation and decor. We are constantly striving to balance the quality and consistency of...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is a small hidden gem in Kensington. Make reservations for sure. The food top to bottom is fantastic and reasonably priced.

Thank Peter H
chakramgr, General Manager at Chakra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your review , we appreciate the time taken and look forward to your next visit to Chakra.. Regards A Varma ( GM)

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Chakra is an unassuming place, a little off the beaten track but well worth visiting if you like Indian food. We had 4 or 5 dishes to share and each was delicious. The wait staff were efficient and friendly and the prices reasonable.

Thank MikeHep
chakramgr, General Manager at Chakra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your review , we appreciate the time taken and look forward to your next visit to Chakra.. Regards A Varma ( GM)

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Discovered this place via Groupon as I bought a deal for two. It was a delightful surprise. FOOD This restaurant aims to provide high end food that is higher quality than your regular Indian restaurant as well as nicely presented. I was delighted with the...More

Thank NicoDaBear
chakramgr, General Manager at Chakra, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your review and are very glad that you enjoyed your Groupon purchased visit with us. We appreciate the time taken and look forward to your next visit to Chakra.. Regards A Varma ( GM)

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal here last night We had seen the great reviews and decided to go and it lived up to our expectations. The menu is really interesting with alot of varieties. Prawns in a coconut based sauce was amazing. The service was...More

Thank Hardysaini
chakramgr, General Manager at Chakra, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review . Its very much appreciated by the Team at Chakra :) Regards A Varma (GM)

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Itsyrich
Is the food halal?
3 April 2015|
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Response from ZeeChaudhary |
Hi, I believe it is. You can always ask the staff for clarification.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$58
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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
  • E-mail
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.