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Chettinad Restaurant

16 Percy Street | Soho, London W1T 1DT, England
+44 20 3556 1229
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dosa” (283 reviews)
“curry” (178 reviews)
“lemon rice” (44 reviews)
Closed Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Percy Street | Soho, London W1T 1DT, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really good South Indian food. Was in Kerala many years ago and have missed the food since (not many South Indian restaurants in Denmark where i am from). Chettinad lived up to my expectations - so much so that i will probably visit it twice...More

3  Thank Jakob F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First visit, but definitely won’t be the last! We followed Arif’s advice to sample typical south Indian food, which was very good, and spiced to our taste. Mild and medium chicken and lamb was ideal for us, as well as the home made desserts. When...More

3  Thank David B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went here because a friend had recommended the place. We liked it a lot. As we were here for the first time we asked for some suggestions. Arif recommended a few dishes to us and they were all delicious. This is a great place...More

3  Thank Stefan S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very good place to discover the south indian cooking We came with family and friend with no reservation on saturday eve and they found a solution. Arif was specially looking after us and made a very good medley of specialities, with great attention to our...More

2  Thank Pm C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were keen to try Southern Indian style food particularly dosa as we are from Australia and this style is unusual there. We were very well looked after by Arif and his team who took trouble to explain the specific spices used and present them...More

1  Thank Ron S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We felt welcomed the minute we arrived.!Arif helped us make some decisions about the menu. He even specially prepared a milder curry dish for my mother-in-law. We would highly recommend this restaurant!

3  Thank tripsgaloreandmore
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was last week there. The food was fresh and delicious! The service was friendly too.. unfortunately I dont live in London. I already miss this food..

3  Thank Yüksel K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved the spices used in the curries and Araf and his team were really good in looking after us. Will definitely make it a regular place to eat, food was good portions and good value for a central london restaurant too. Really close to Tottenham...More

3  Thank dayalan23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks Arif - awesome Dosa’s. Come and eat dosas here, they’re awesome...all of them. Clean, friendly and utilitarian restaurant. Highly recommended for dosa.

3  Thank CharlieUrsell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in town for work and came across this place bc it was near my hotel and late and I was starving. Arif made me a dish off the menu that was delicious! Great service and great food! I highly recommend!!

3  Thank hjagg
This sophisticated and sociable slice of Central
London is a shopper’s paradise, offering the latest
fashions, gadgets, and souvenirs. Fitzrovia is
conveniently located between the major retail
thoroughfares of Regent Street to the west and
Tottenham Court Road to the east, with a handful of
well connected Tube stations dotted around the area
for easy transport. This neighbourhood is a favorite
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Doug B
27 July 2017|
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Response from tinks109 | Reviewed this property |
It's not an enormous restaurant but there is definitely enough space for your requirements. There were children eating when we were there.
Sanil J
19 May 2017|
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Response from hamburg09 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I can't remember but all the prices were very reasonable.
Sanil J
19 May 2017|
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Response from foodie201122 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Percy Street | Soho, London W1T 1DT, England (Formerly Camerino)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Fitzrovia
  • Neighbourhood: Fitzrovia
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3556 1229
  • E-mail
Welcome to Chettinad, the world of phenomenal South Indian cuisine. Chettinad is a small village in the Southern Tamil Nadu State of India. Chettinad is known for its culinary delicacies and now is one of the many reasons why people get to know Chettinad. We are a no fuss, no frill, stylish, laid back diner, who just speaks of truly and honest South Indian food in the heart of Central London. We only know how to cook-up good home comfort authentic food freshly made to order with understated approach to service. No meal is complete without traditional Dosa, lentil pancake eaten any time during the day. Well! Certainly it isn't just another Curry House!!! "Ideal place to try something new if you are a South Indian food virgin" Back home in Chettinad, your dishes are served on a huge fresh banana leaf, a disposable platter. Contact with your food is direct and tactile as you eat with your right hand, mixing wet into dry ingredients - a messy business for the uninitiated. In Chettinad Restaurant here, we want you to experience authentic original flavours, therefore you would find some of our dishes served with fresh banana leaf. Today we appreciate and respect that you have entrusted your palate to us, we will take great loving care and take your taste buds on a journey where each mouthful sings a new magical ''WOW'' note. Enjoy your meal at Chettinad- The Village Restaurant, where "QUALITY MEETS TRADIITON"
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