Featured in Time Out's '100 best dishes in London 2012', Kateh serves authentic Persian food in West London. Sitting by the canal in Little Venice, the restaurant is relaxed and intimate, whilst the menu adds modern touches to traditional Persian cuisine. Kateh restaurant also has a beautiful garden terrace, and an extensive wine list.

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Typical meal price: From £26.00 (USD39.40) per diner

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5 Warwick Place
St. John's Wood
W9 2PX
Public transport:
Warwick Avenue, Underground
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Yelp Reviews

4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Kateh

4.0 out of 5 16 September 2015
by Karishma P.

Kateh is barely 10 tables, so the setting is very intimate. The staff are excellent and service was impeccable. The food is good. The only reason I did not give it a 5 on food, was because I have eaten better Persian food.

Its tucked away near Little Venice, so few people know about it, but given the size, it is advisable to Book a Table before visiting.

There are loads of Vegetarian options...more

2.0 out of 5 19 June 2015
by Marco P.

I made a reservation via their website, got an email confirmation and, once there, I have been told they don't even look at those online reservations and had to cancel itmore

4.0 out of 5 11 March 2015
by Tiggi K.

The owner is such a friendly guy always happy and very helpful! The staff are the same, always helpful and polite.

The food is lovely, joojeh chicken is amazing on the bone. Wines are great as well! It's quite a small restaurant so it can get quite loud when it's full. The walls are bare(ish) so the sound bounces off quite a lot. There's a private table downstairs if you're a big party which...more

3.0 out of 5 30 March 2014
by Nick S.

The food is good, but the service is extremely slow and amateurish. I also felt like the majority of the staff were only interested in their Farsi speaking customers. So I'm not to inspired to go out of my way to return. Poor service aside (and the serious stomach cramps that doubled me over 30-minutes after meal), the food is pretty good.

The kashke bademjan - baby aubergines with mint,...more

5.0 out of 5 12 May 2013
by Goetz B.

Before I went to Kateh a few weeks ago, I had heard a lot of good things about this place. And one evening I finally managed to go there. The Persian restaurant Kateh is tucked away in a little street just off the canal in the area called Little Venice in Maida Vale, about one minute away from the tube stop Warwick Avenue.

With approximately 40 covers, Kateh is not a huge place. What it does...more

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