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Alounak

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Notting Hill
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44 Westbourne Grove, London W2 5SH, England
+44 20 7229 4158
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Federated States of Micronesia
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195 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been visiting this restaurant since 2000, when I was an Oil Trader at nearby Marc Rich AG. Back then, I was a meat eater, and thus the kebabs were always delicious..... .....since 2009, I stopped eating meat, so, eating here can be difficult, when surrounded by others, eating meat dishes.... One slight criticism is that I wish the Owner/manager... More 

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1 Thank MIKE_OXEHARD
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bread was baked in front of us and went so well with the aubergine starters. The main course was also wonderfully fresh. Great atmosphere - families, people on their own. Will return. Thank you!

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Thank Jane P
Reading, United Kingdom
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301 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As we have been there before , this time We purchased our beer 🍻 from the near by Sainsbury , as the restaurant doesn't serve alcohol 🍺, however you can take yours. The fresh locally made bread , is very tasty along side the large plate of starters. The portions of the mains are huge , very tasty 😋. Staff... More 

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1 Thank samiremile
LONDON
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244 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

chelo kebabs best in town, but the place is very basic, good food but almost like a fast food place, if you are having starters, half way eating the main course arrives weather you like it or not, good part its not licensed so bring your own wine, then the bill becomes cheap, eat well and off you go faster... More 

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Thank NAZARLondon
London, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came by here for dinner after work. I have been here many times and have never left disappointed. On this occasion I started off with some Hummus and some lovely fresh Taftoon Bread from the stone oven. The Hummus is really nice here and a lot better than some of the ones I have tried in similar restaurants. For... More 

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1 Thank AttentiveTraveller
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Our taxi driver recommend this place (and so did a local when we stopped to ask for directions!). Nice soft drinks selection to choose from. Food was amazing, good size portions. Will hopefully visit again when we come to London next time.

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1 Thank Rav T
International
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I ate here with my sisters on a Thursday night. We all agreed the starters and main courses were incredibly tasty. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and the decor is great too. I highly, highly recommend this place!

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1 Thank louiselo
Saudi Arabia
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Visiting this restaurant every time I visit London is must , and they keep there level since my first visit a long time ago , they have a bread oven in front of you so you have your bread fresh on the tables , the food tastes delicious and the price is convenient.

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1 Thank Lambaar
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I have been eating in that restaurant for more than 20 years the food is amazing and service is excellent and friendly. The value of money is very good.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I come to this place very often , it's meets are cooked to perfection , very tender and perfectly seasoned , they even have fresh Iranian bread made on spot and the atmosphere is pretty nice , highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$47
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Westbourne Grove, London W2 5SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Notting Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Notting Hill
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7229 4158

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Notting Hill
As West London's friskiest corner, Notting Hill more than manages to retain plenty of the same appeal that's brought the affluent area so much worldwide attention. In this attractive cobblestoned neighbourhood, a delectable variety of eateries, independent shops, galleries and street vendors offer a delightful window into how to live the good life in London, with each presenting visitors with an experience that's a little more idiosyncratic and endearing than the last. Travelers looking to forage for antiques should be sure to visit the Portobello Road Market on Saturdays, the largest antiques market in the United Kingdom.
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