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Grand Indian Restaurant


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#1,174 of 1,178 Indian in London
#16,393 of 16,457 Restaurants in London


Indian, Asian
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in before our theatre show for a ‘lite bite’ and ordered a drink, only to be told AFTER they had poured them that we MUST order 2 main courses. When questioned about this ‘rule’ the server became increasingly irate and started to raise his...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank dinlo33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mediocre food, mediocre service. But what really annoyed me was the sneaky way we were led to order an extra starter, us thinking we ordered some extra chutney for the poppadoms but it appeared to be an extra course, and an expensive one at that!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 792erikb
Reviewed 11 February 2019

Absolutely horrid place...RUDE & ARROGANT waiters, was forced to order minimum 1 main course as a "RULE". Cramped place and not so hygienic ambiance. Mosquitoes hovering on the heads...sharing the snap...

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BN147
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

For those who don’t speak Hindi, that translates to AWFUL!!! I get better service off my phone in the middle of the Himalayas than from the staff here. Food was average, but staff were extremely rude. We were the only two left on a Saturday...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Lois J
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Thought it was strange to find a West End restaurant empty at 5pm on a Saturday. Soon discovered the waiting staff do not know how to smile or make a guest welcome. Obviously they didn’t want to be there. Soon after ordering a drink and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 15 December 2018

I had lunch with a friend recently at The Grand Indian - my starter was Prawn Patia on Puree which was quite the best I've ever had - my main course was a non-Vegetarian Thali, which was absolutely excellent - the service was friendly and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rupertbayfield
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

We ordered couple of dishes here to start with and realised at the very beginning that the service is aweful, the Bengali waiter was drinking alcohol from the bar infront of us and at the same time he is responding the queries. Food was not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 201sandeep
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

After going to this restaurant we had not even finished our first course before they had put on the table the main course and put the remainder of the starter on the next table. They didn't give you the bottle for the beers they poured...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank O9530PBpatriciam
Reviewed 3 December 2018

I won't waste too much time. Food - mediocre my tawa lamb was burnt on one side. Service - disgraceful. Chutney pots were left on the table from previous diners - empty. Asked for new ones so they went round everyone elses tables spooning out...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank chrishK8964GH
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

In the space of 40 minutes this establishment failed on so many levels it was almost impressive. The aggressively rude staff, the shabby decor and the disgusting toilets were in hindsight, obvious red flags but it was late and we were hungry and hey, how...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Peter W
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Response from Adele S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they did don't give us an exuberant welcome either, but I didn't take it personally, I think they're just generally miserable!
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