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Zaika

1 Kensington High Street, London W8 5NP, England
+44 20 7795 6533
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1 Kensington High Street, London W8 5NP, England
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1 - 10 of 745 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Great place to eat, will definitely go again, waiter was friendly and attentive and the food was incredible! Highly recommend this place 5*

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Reviewed yesterday

We went there for lunch recently- the good points- the waiting staff were attentive, beautiful decor and nice location, across the road is Kensington Park. The dishes arrived in a timely manner and were beautifully presented. The not so good points- we were not presented...More

Thank Camille M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

For many years I heard positive opinions on Zaika and finally we came here. And we liked it from start to finish - mouth watering starters and mains, delicate deserts. Usually, Indian cuisine is rather predictable and you just hope for good quality. But here...More

Thank Albert T
Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by a local and we are very grateful! One of the best meals we've ever had, and the service and atmosphere were fabulous as well. Would definitely visit again the next time we are in London.More

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Natalja N, Guest Relations Manager at Zaika, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear drkim1996, Thank you for sharing your experience at Zaika of Kensington. We are much delighted to learn that you enjoyed your time whilst with us. Our team is grateful for your kind and positive comments on our food and service. Thank you for your...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

One of our favourite restaurants. We did feel a bit rushed as we ordered poppadums to have with out Gin & Tonics but moments after they arrived a server came out with starters and tried to take them away. The mix up was sorted and...More

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Natalja N, Guest Relations Manager at Zaika, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Amanda M, Thank you for your review about Zaika of Kensington. We apologize for the initial rush that you had experienced. Much delighted to learn that our staff sorted the issues out for you. Our goal is to provide a pleasant and memorable experience...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting London and at Kensington Palace and gardens and saw this restaurant at lunchtime. Excellent food and very attentive service. We asked our waiter to choose what to. Ring us after sharing our preferences and we had a delicious lunch!More

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Natalja N, Guest Relations Manager at Zaika, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear bobbimorrison, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed your time whilst with us at Zaika. Our staff is delighted to learn that you enjoyed the food recommendations and found the service attentive. Upon your next visit, I would...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

got there almost by chance...discovered great food and very nice ambience and atmosphere...i am regular in London for busines and will defintely go back again next time !More

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Natalja N, Guest Relations Manager at Zaika, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear giorgio627, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed the food at Zaika, and we hope to welcome you with the ambiance and atmosphere you loved when you are back in London upon your next...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The tasting menu is such an incredible experience. The presentation is gorgeous and the smell, taste and authenticity of the flavorings is spot on! Such a special meal in a beautiful place! Also suggest the lady Martini!!! DeliciousMore

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Natalja N, Guest Relations Manager at Zaika, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Shannon, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It is our pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your experience dining at Zaika and we look forward to welcoming you in the near future. We are delighted to learn that you were...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and cocktails were amazing. The service was good too & staff friendly and flexible. I would like to visit again.More

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Thank sarika918
Natalja N, Guest Relations Manager at Zaika, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear sarika918, Thank you for your post! It is our pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your experience dining at Zaika and we most certainly hope to be welcoming you back soon. Thanks for your comments about food and cocktails - our goal is to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super restaurant n bar. Was open till late. Excellent strawberry martini n bar man was very friendly. The manager turns out to be indian from delhi . So had a good chat with him. Excellent kabaabs n garlic naanMore

Thank Masarrat N
Natalja N, Guest Relations Manager at Zaika, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Masarrat N, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent experience at Zaika and that you enjoyed food and the lady martini cocktail. I will be happy to communicate your feedback to our Head Chef, bar...More

Nearby
South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
...More
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29 December 2016|
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Response from Aventus81 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they serve halal food
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Wajiha M
14 February 2016|
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Response from GCR484 | Reviewed this property |
This is a high end Indian restaurant and priced accordingly. Yes it is expensive but it is not the same as the average high street Indian which you may find are more reasonably priced.
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Shahedmiah1
25 January 2015|
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Response from Jespal S | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for enquiring! In Zaika, Lunch menu will cost you £19.50 for three course, Pre-theater menu will cost you £25 for three course and if you go for A'la Carte menu it might cost you around £40-£45 depending on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$67
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Kensington High Street, London W8 5NP, England
  • Public Transportation: High Street Kensington Tube
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7795 6533
  • E-mail
Description
The name Zaika translates quite literally as sophisticated flavours and this is the ethos behind our innovating menu presenting adaptations of Indian food
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