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Kateh

5 Warwick Place | Maida Vale, London W9 2PX, England
+44 20 7289 3393
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“kebab” (27 reviews)
“koobideh” (7 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5 Warwick Place | Maida Vale, London W9 2PX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To start, we aren’t experts in Persian cuisine, so won’t attempt to offer a deeply informed view from that perspective. Rather, as a regular diner in good restaurants would simply say that this was a great evening for 7 of us. Each dish was a...More

Thank J Z
Bijan B, General Manager at Kateh, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your kind and just review. It’ll be a pleasure to welcome you back to Kateh. Cheers

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an early dinner with a friend who recommended Kateh. The service was fine, the food was ok, but I felt that is was overpriced. Apart from the food, the cheapest bottle of wine was £30 for house wine which probably retails at about...More

Thank bbbbb9
Bijan B, General Manager at Kateh, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We remember you well, constantly complaining to the waiter about price of everything and at the end you shared one starter and one main course!!!The reason we have house wine at £29 is precisely because not to sell wine that retails at £6. I can’t...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is so delicious, i went back again to eat the same dish, the rice and the butter, grilled onions with tomato all together with the kebabs is a great combination. One of the best persian in london.

Thank aaaldaoud13
Bijan B, General Manager at Kateh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words and hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

I have to say the food was outstanding, clearly the chef is someone who loves food and uses the best ingredients to create sublime dishes. The wine list had been chosen with tasteful care and matched the food well. The waiting staff were professional, classy,...More

Thank Actos7
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We were group of 10 friends. Well I’m Iranian and have been different Persian restaurants in London, you rarely find food with such a quality and taste (of course not all dishes). Some dishes are the best in London (Persian restaurants). For me Koobideh &...More

Thank Navid R
Reviewed 21 January 2018

This was our first try of Iranian/Persian food. We enjoyed ourselves, but were slightly disappointed. Granted, it could have been our poor choices of dishes. This little restaurant provides great atmosphere, impeccable service and reasonably-priced dishes. We ordered a few starters, main courses and a...More

Thank Oliko
Reviewed 16 January 2018

I’ve now visited Katee on two occasions. Both times, the food was very good. Tasty with generous portions. The restaurant on the ground floor itself is quite small and very cramped. The tables are so close that it is impossible to have a private conversation....More

Thank JimmyD_8
Reviewed 31 December 2017

This resturant is like eating in your front room, the staff are friendly and helpful. The food is lovely and well presented. It was packed when we went to eat, the tables are very near wach other, there is not a lot of room. The...More

Thank Louise I
Bijan B, Manager at Kateh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Happy New Year and glad to be of service to you.

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Ten of us visited here after we finished our shift running a homeless shelter for Christmas near by and I was really please to see the homeless donation card on the table!! We were all exhausted after a 4am start and long day but out...More

1  Thank david c
Bijan B, Manager at Kateh, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

It was a pleasure to welcome you to Kateh. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 18 December 2017

Kateh is definitely one of my favorite place in London. I like to take work colleagues or friends coming to visit me from all over the world. The cuisine is great and i consider it very authentic, the wine list full of many gems from...More

Thank Francesca C
Bijan B, Manager at Kateh, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Thanks for your kind words.

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Anouch H
8 September 2017|
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Response from Silver1881 | Reviewed this property |
Not Quiet and very tight
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cocolli
16 December 2016|
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Response from kamakshi2015 | Reviewed this property |
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cocolli
16 December 2016|
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Response from Wapothewhippet | Reviewed this property |
hello, I do not know, but for sure, in a review with a very bad response, it was signed by the owner. So, I think the manager is the owner. When we visited in July, a regular Iranian customer told us the owner had... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Warwick Place | Maida Vale, London W9 2PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7289 3393
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Description
On a pretty residential street just off of Warwick Avenue, you'll discover a Persian oasis in the shape of Kateh, a contemporary Middle Eastern restaurant with a lovely, relaxed atmosphere. The Kateh menu is based around traditional Persian cuisine, all utterly authentic, showing those historical French influences in the flairs and techniques something especially seen in Kateh's sublime desserts. Carefully put together by owner Narges Pourkhomami, for whom Kateh is quite clearly a labour of love, the restaurant combines the best of modern Iranian hospitality and style with Persian authenticity and touches of London sophistication. So not only is the menu painstakingly put together to offer guests the perfect dining experience but Kateh's surroundings; the white washed walls, the simplistic furniture and the eccentric reclaimed tabletops, add that something extra that elevates one's visit to the next level. Al fresco dining can be enjoyed out in the restaurant's Mediterranean inspired terrace, which whisks you away on a short holiday without ever leaving the ground.
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