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Gilgamesh Restaurant Lounge Bar

Chalk Farm Road | Camden Town, London NW1 8AH, England
+44 20 7428 4922
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“jungle curry” (42 reviews)
“crispy squid” (22 reviews)
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Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Chalk Farm Road | Camden Town, London NW1 8AH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I went to Gilgamesh on Saturday to celebrate a birthday for my best friend. Lovely staff and food, although it would be great to have more options for the dessert menu. My best friend who booked it, was told that the venue had 3 clubs,...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Terrible experience, never going back again! Held an anniversary party here with friends. For a large party we had no option but to take the £40 per person 3 course Set menu. The quality, amount and presentation of food was the worst I have ever...More

Thank Ramzanite
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lived in London for 5 years and I had never been to this fantastic place. After a long day at work I was invited to a birthday party in the club. At arrival Carl the security at the entrance helped us so much so thanks...More

Thank SpoiledCat2016
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I recently visited for lunch, it seems this place would be better in the evening as it was quite empty and they didn't have any music playing so there wasn't the best atmosphere. The food however was really good although we had to go to...More

Thank Tarryn K
Reviewed 6 days ago

The staff were lovely. The food wasn't bad but it wasn't something to sing about. The crispy squid starter is pretty good. I had beef bulgogi and it was nice but it'd obviously been on the heating rack for some time because the plate was...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had been to Gilgamesh with family five years prior and had an amazing Thai Green Curry, and this year I brought my partner along and was severely disappointed. The lack of atmosphere was the first red flag, as the first time I'd been, it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was quite nice but i felt it was ridiculously expensive for what we had. I was with a group and we all had the fixed price menu which at £60 + drinks per head was, in my opinion, twice what it was worth. I...More

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved its Asian cuisine! The dishes were nicely represented and the waiter who served us kind and helpful! Gilgamesh is a very beautiful restaurant (in terms of decor) and is suitable if you want to celebrate a special occasion!

Thank Daiana S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place - we went there for my daughters graduation party . Loved the ambiance ! Great food and very good service . Will go back again for sure

Thank Aminah Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a very regular customer at Gilgamesh, and have spent a lot of money on a number of occasions. However, as time goes by my experiences are becoming more and more worse each time. I visited Gilgamesh for my birthday on the 10th July, as...More

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19 July 2017|
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Response from Naomi B | Reviewed this property |
Yes but probably best for lunch or early dinner as turns into a club vibe in the evenings.
4 July 2017|
Response from Catherine4b4 | Reviewed this property |
I'm really not sure and I can't answer that. It's got a high status name in London and maybe that's one reason. Food isn't amazing! I eat out a lot in London and this wouldn't be somewhere I'd return to.. Expensive and... More
20 April 2017|
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Response from Dottie119 | Reviewed this property |
Sadly not. It's residents parking unless you are lucky enough to get on a meter or pay at machine space!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$42
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chalk Farm Road | Camden Town, London NW1 8AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Leicester Square / Shaftesbury Avenue
  • Neighbourhood: Leicester Square / Shaftesbury Avenue
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7428 4922
  • E-mail
Established in 2006 Gilgamesh Restaurant, Bar & Lounge opened in June 2006 and quickly made a name for itself amongst locals and tourists alike. With glowing reviews the cuisine is described as, "Exquisite Pan-Asian food" Time Out, "Incredibly fresh and attractively presented" London Evening Standard and "Very good...Well made, with clear flavours, imaginative combinations and attractive presentation" Sunday Times Style. Gilgamesh also won Most Original Restaurant in the Tatler Restaurant Awards. Floor to ceiling windows and a 40ft retractable roof creates a contemporary and spacious atmosphere in the restaurant. Gilgamesh's Babylon nightclub was opened to offer guests the chance to keep the party going after dinner, with renowned DJ's, dancers and an exclusive VIP section, the club is the place to be in Camden on the weekends. Critically acclaimed Pan-Asian restaurant Gilgamesh, located in the heart of Camden's Stables Market, offers guests a unique dining experience. Executive chef serves up mouth watering dishes such as Chilean Wagyu Sirloin, Duck Spring Rolls, Chilean Seabass, Thai Green Chicken Curry and Beef Bulgogi, alongside a fantastic selection of sushi and sashimi. Gilgamesh's intricate Babylonian decor creates a beautiful backdrop for all occasions and the restaurant offers intimate private dining areas, suitable for private hire, as well as a relaxed bar and lounge area. On Friday and Saturday nights guests can head to Gilgamesh's Babylon nightclub or relax in the newly launched Ginger Martini Bar which offers 180 degree views high above Camden.
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