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5 Warwick Place | Maida Vale, London W9 2PX, England
+44 20 7289 3393
12:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 16:00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was very good Persian food was so yummy especially dessert was so yummy the cake with cinnamon very push place

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Management response:

So glad you enjoyed your dinner at Kateh. Hope to serve you soon. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buzzy, busy and bright! Lovely Persian food at reasonable prices served by happy, pleasant staff. Was of course chock-a-block full because of being a special day but that only added to the atmosphere. Will certainly again.

Thank JCF623
Management response:

Very happy to be of service to you and your family. Look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We wandered past this restaurant, thought it looked cute so decided to book it for an after work meal and we were not disappointed. The food was delicious, full of so much flavour! The staff were very friendly, attentive (but not too much that it put you off) but they knew their food & wine. They were explaining how to... More 

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Very happy new year to you and your loved ones. Many thanks for your kind words and hope to be seeing you soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Kateh apparently serves the latest in popular Persian cuisine and is set in the prettiest of streets, home to one of London’s finest restaurants. The inside of the restaurant is very tiny, full of character with small chandeliers, mirrors, soft red lights and a pretty intimate atmosphere. The space is very limited, so it can be difficult to move around... More 

Thank Princygirl
Management response:

Thank you for visiting kateh, the mix grill that you kindly mentioned is 900 grams of organic lamb, chicken and beef. It's meant for 2 to share!! That's 450 grams of organic high quality meat per person!! I'm sorry you left the restaurant hungry after that. You are also disappointed with the Atomsphere?? We make sure we improve on that,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We went to Kateh a few weeks ago for the very first time and am now obsessed! The restaurant is tucked away in Little Venice near the canal down Warwick Place. Its like a little bistro inside, cosy and romantic with really friendly staff. The menu is wonderful with a fabulous choice of starters, mains and desserts! Our friends ordered... More 

Thank SuziK1968
Management response:

Very grateful to you for your kind words, look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I visited here with a work colleague on a Monday evening, we hadn't booked but I would recommend booking as we were quite early so managed to get a table but it did get very busy. I chicken kebab cooked with pomegranate and crushed walnuts and served with rice. It was a taste sensation, absolutely loved it. It came with... More 

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Thank you for your kind words, hope to see you soon. More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit when you are on the run for a quick high quality food. Freindly staff and welcoming atmospher in a quiet quaint setting.

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Thank you for your visit and hope to see you soon. More 

Bridgetown, Barbados
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I had my second fabulous meal at Kateh recently. It is a small restaurant and very noisy but the 6 of us were squeezed onto a small table which may have been meant for 4... it was perfect! The food is full of authentic flavours and all of it was delicious although our group did have our preferences after eating... More 

Thank Heather M
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Thank you for your kind words, it was a pleasure to be of service to you and your friends. More 

London, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I'm not really into Persian food, but I did find this restaurant charming. It is small, although it also has a downstairs area, packed, and very noisy. The menu is very different from anything I have seen before. The starters were excellent - I had aubergine and the missus had prawns, and we stole from each other as we could.... More 

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Esher, United Kingdom
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246 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

A small, but noisy restaurant just off Little Venice was an ideal spot for dinner. Truly flavoursome food beautifully spiced with attentive service. It was packed on the Thursday evening we went which for such a compact restaurant meant hubbub but this simply adds to the ambiance of the place - not though if you want a quiet conversation. The... More 

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We appreciate your kind words and hope to welcome you back soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 32
Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?