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Noor Jahan

2A Bina Gardens | Gloucester Road, London SW5 0LA, England
+44 20 7373 6522
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
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“curry” (16 reviews)
“sag aloo” (5 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2A Bina Gardens | Gloucester Road, London SW5 0LA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Their food is delicious and we tend to order for a take away as the service can be a little bit rushed at the restaurant and the venue itself could benefit from a face lift. However, if you are after excellent Indian food then go...More

Thank CarolineGB72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside, it looks like your typical Indian restaurant in London. White table cloths and napkin and waiters dressed in white shirts in black waistcoats. But boy oh boy, is it the best Indian ever! The poppadoms are fresh, served with the usual chutney...More

Thank Lianna L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since the Star of India closed around the corner, this place has been difficult to get a table in on Friday and Saturday. Very popular almost to the point of being manic. The food is good if you can get in. We were initially offered...More

Thank L3934FEsimonw
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Having been to this Indian restaurant before and enjoyed the food we decided to go again whilst down in London. As with a lot of restaurants in London at the weekend it was very very busy . It seemed as though they had craned far...More

Thank JDR6
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Popped in after going to the Drayton Arms theatre. There were a few tables free. The welcome was warm and we were seated straight away. Prices were reasonable. Menu choice was good. Service was very fast, food came out almost as soon as we'd ordered,...More

Thank claire_readuk
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Food is really average and served with no attention. Traditional dishes with any real specialty on offer With my daughter we were not satisfied

Thank SeGrygomm
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Excellent Service asked the waiter to recommend something and he did so. Lamb Curry and Dhal on the sideline. Atmosphere lovely but needs a bit of background music. Prices are a bit high and not for a family outing too expensive. Rating on food average...More

Thank Donai26
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We booked at this restaurant on our holiday in London. The welcome was so cold that my wife told me ( I don't think we're very welcome here ) They seated us down stairs, we ordered lamb & chicken korma with rice and Naan bread,...More

Thank Themitri
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Not the most mind blowing Indian food I have ever tasted, but for a local curry house in the neighbourhood this does the trick. The dishes here tends to use less ghee/salt compared, so it feels healthier...

1  Thank Jimmy K
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Frankly the food was well below par, we ordered two separate chicken dishes and the chicken was absolutely bone dry. It was as if the chicken had been pre-cooked, left in a fridge for days and then warmed up and dropped into the sauce. A...More

Thank alex g
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$67 - US$67
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2A Bina Gardens | Gloucester Road, London SW5 0LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7373 6522
There's something special about Noor Jahan that not only attracts big-name eaters - Hugh Grant, Eric Clapton and Rowan Atkinson, but also a veritable army of devoted regulars who make a habit of dining there. Maybe it's the Chef specialities, like the special recipes for chicken, lamb, king prawns and duck, but also our own British invention of chicken tikka masala. Lunchtimes are slightly subdued with the business of the day, but evenings are more vivacious and warm. The decor is simple, the service welcoming, and the cooking convincing. No wonder Noor Jahan has been a local landmark for nearly forty years.
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