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The Sitara

784 Holloway Road | Archway, London N19 3JH, England
+44 20 7281 0649
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (37 reviews)
“dahl” (8 reviews)
“okra” (6 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
784 Holloway Road | Archway, London N19 3JH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is excellent, fresh, and made with love (you can see the chefs) - which always makes me happy to eat there and never be disappointed! I love jazz so the music suits me too. One of my favourite places to have a nice...More

Thank Lauren L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

...'better than all the rest' The food at the Sitara is so good it got me into Indian cooking! This little hideaway is a gem, serving consistently great dishes. Fish Massala is one of my favs but the whole menu is great and packed with...More

Thank Gabriel Thomas A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been searching London for a good local curry house for months and this place has by far won us all over! Food was outstanding and at a very reasonable price, service was great and the owners getting involved with the customers asking about the food...More

1  Thank Calum K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No matter how many Indian restaurants I visit, the Sitara still always seems to draw me back. And tonight the dahl and veggie curries were to die for. And the hospitality is unique.

1  Thank JonnyGeeBass
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed another fabulous meal here yet again the meal wonderful The staff gr8t and the prices well wot more can b said

1  Thank Wy A
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Went to The Sitara this evening with my partner was welcomed in by the lovely owner, Got seated straight away I ordered their famous chicken wings for starters my partner ordered onion bhaji was absolutely delicious and opened up my appetite for my main which...More

2  Thank Olivia J
Reviewed 13 February 2018

I have been going to the sitara for 2 years and I love the special dishes the owner (Sam) -raj's dad recommended the dishes fresh Okra - Dall Tarka the BEST Lamb Chops and love the jazz thanks guys keep Rocking 👍🏽

2  Thank Shaf M
Reviewed 11 February 2018

I've been to Sitara 4 times. First time was great food, second time I ordered lots of takeaway for a birthday meal, consulted on the menu, spent lots of money, the food was good. Third time, the restauranteur hit on my girlfriend, which embarrassed me....More

1  Thank Julesevans88
uksandyuk, Owner at The Sitara, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

This is not a genuine review All of our customers are made aware, and there also signs to say as a small business we cannot afford to accept multiple credit cards. We are a family run business and at no time would any member of...More

Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beautiful Keema and the most relaxed and welcome atmosphere, thank you! I loved the unique combination of jazz and Indian food and will definitely return with my family in tow.

1  Thank NeilTania
Reviewed 30 January 2018

I have been going to the Sitara for 7 years now since discovering it while living in Archway. me and my partner were living by the corner from the restaurant, that was like a second home to us. We both have a deep love for...More

1  Thank Amit B
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Questions & Answers
25 August 2017|
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Response from JonnyGeeBass | Reviewed this property |
It's actually only about 90 seconds from Archway tube.
Jade C
22 September 2016|
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Response from janeshal2016 | Reviewed this property |
I think it is mid range and very acceptable.
19 September 2016|
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Response from uksandyuk | Property representative |
I am sorry we do not accept reservations for less than 8 guests. Please call 02072810649 Thank you !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 784 Holloway Road | Archway, London N19 3JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7281 0649
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The Sitara is an Indian jazz restaurant serving authentic punjabi cuisine. Each dish is freshly made to order so you can experience the different blend of spices and cooking methods. Established in 1991, we are a family run restaurant with a passion for quality cuisine and great jazz.We play jazz music , walls are warmly decorated with jazz art and pictures, lights are dimmed. This creates a smooth warm lively welcoming atmosphere. The Sitara is a venue where you can enjoy a superior authentic Indian meal in the lively, friendly surrounding with great music !
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