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Gilgamesh Restaurant Lounge Bar

Chalk Farm Road | Camden Town, London NW1 8AH, England
+44 20 7428 4922
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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CUISINES
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
Chalk Farm Road | Camden Town, London NW1 8AH, England
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Reviewed today

My family and I visited Gilgamesh for lunch recently and it really was not the best experience. We went on one of the hottest days of the year to find that the restaurant does not have air conditioning, extraordinary in this day and age. They...More

Thank MadamJoJo71
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great night made all the better by their amazing resident magician Stephen Barry. It really made our night having that experience, he was awesome! Definitely go and enjoy on a Saturday night!

Thank Lindsey B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived early and went up to the cocktail lounge and it was very quiet despite the 2-4-1 happy hour offer. The bar man was very friendly and talked us through the cocktail menu and made the cocktails with the usual flair and shaking. The...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Last visit seevuce was awful..food good..tho wrong dishes etc. This tine 23rd June..food average service good. Set menu..average..champagne cocktail was a mini glass of prosecco and raspberry coulis. Expensive drinks. Definetly not going back

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Thank tmtjsl
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Some friends took me here for a birthday dinner and I was really looking forward to it because I'd heard so much about it but unfortunately we left very disappointed. The restaurant itself is unusual and stunning but the service is slow and the food...More

Thank mipinions
Reviewed 5 days ago

Customer service was very lovely, would defiantly visit again with a couple of friends. Also love the happy hours cocktail prices x

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Thank scarlettm584
Reviewed 6 days ago

We decided last minute to pop by Gilgamesh as where we wanted to go nearby was closed. We arrived & was told no table until 30 mins which was fine as we fancied a quick drink at the bar. The bar area was empty, a...More

1  Thank Natalia S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came here for a meal but where it was a hot day and the sun was shining in it made the restaurant quite hot. The food was lovely but it was quite rushed, I hadn't even finished my starters and they brought up the...More

Thank Sammix08
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was brought a meal for two here by a friend via Groupon. I've wanted to try this place for a while as it really stands out in Camden. The choice of dishes was reasonable considering this was a discounted deal, there was something suitable...More

Thank SammyDamage
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a bite to celebrate james 40th Was a group on so choose from set menu I had the soup and jungle curry both very good the deserts were amazing also

Thank Shisharette S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
formoverfunction
is there anywhere to park near the restaurant?
20 April 2017|
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Response from Dottie119 | Reviewed this property |
Sadly not. It's residents parking unless you are lucky enough to get on a meter or pay at machine space!
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Anne L
Can you go for pre dinner drinks? Do youu need to book in advance for this?
1 April 2017|
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Response from LexyL123 | Reviewed this property |
there is a cocktail bar attached where you can go before dinner. they do a happy hour with some cocktails half price but you'd need to check. very nice bar area though the cocktails are only good value if bought during happy... More
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filthiestfish
Does the buyagift 3 course meal voucher experience include service charge? Or does this have to be paid on top of the voucher?
6 June 2016|
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Response from Gurjit K | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant does add a service charge to the receipt, if you buy extra drinks or food which is off the voucher. This is totally optional if you want to pay for the charge or not.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 41
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chalk Farm Road | Camden Town, London NW1 8AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Leicester Square / Shaftesbury Avenue
  • Neighbourhood: Leicester Square / Shaftesbury Avenue
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7428 4922
  • E-mail
Description
Established in 2006 Gilgamesh Restaurant, Bar & Lounge opened in June 2006 and quickly made a name for itself amongst locals and tourists alike. With glowing reviews the cuisine is described as, "Exquisite Pan-Asian food" Time Out, "Incredibly fresh and attractively presented" London Evening Standard and "Very good...Well made, with clear flavours, imaginative combinations and attractive presentation" Sunday Times Style. Gilgamesh also won Most Original Restaurant in the Tatler Restaurant Awards. Floor to ceiling windows and a 40ft retractable roof creates a contemporary and spacious atmosphere in the restaurant. Gilgamesh's Babylon nightclub was opened to offer guests the chance to keep the party going after dinner, with renowned DJ's, dancers and an exclusive VIP section, the club is the place to be in Camden on the weekends. Critically acclaimed Pan-Asian restaurant Gilgamesh, located in the heart of Camden's Stables Market, offers guests a unique dining experience. Executive chef serves up mouth watering dishes such as Chilean Wagyu Sirloin, Duck Spring Rolls, Chilean Seabass, Thai Green Chicken Curry and Beef Bulgogi, alongside a fantastic selection of sushi and sashimi. Gilgamesh's intricate Babylonian decor creates a beautiful backdrop for all occasions and the restaurant offers intimate private dining areas, suitable for private hire, as well as a relaxed bar and lounge area. On Friday and Saturday nights guests can head to Gilgamesh's Babylon nightclub or relax in the newly launched Ginger Martini Bar which offers 180 degree views high above Camden.
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