Veeraswamy, UK's oldest Indian restaurant in Piccadilly, has been the rendezvous of the famous and fashionable as well as lots of ordinary lovers of Indian food since its inception in 1926. The luxurious, chic, and exotic décor evokes Maharaja's palaces of the 1920s. A menu of classical dishes from throughout India is combined with more contemporary creations.National Geographic, the highly respected travel magazine, has ranked it as one of the 10 Best Destination Restaurants in the World. No other UK restaurant is in this top 10 list.

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Typical meal price: From £41.00 (USD49.90) per diner

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Venue Details & Map


Mezzanine Floor, Victory House,
99 Regent Street
Public transport:
Tube: Piccadilly Circus


Event Facilities
Breakout Rooms
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 119 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Veeraswamy

5.0 out of 5 18 October 2016
by Robin O.

I will never stop reminiscing this experience! I am so glad we were able to get in while we were in town.

I will admit that I was jealous of my boyfriends meal and perhaps ate more if his food than of my own . My dish was very well prepared. The chicken was juicy and not over cooked. The sauce was tasty as well. I thoroughly enjoyed their naan as well.

The service was outstanding. We...more

4.0 out of 5 10 October 2016

This was my first, fancy Indian restaurant in London. I had the slow-cooked lamb shank, which was really good, and my bf had the chicken curry. Both were pretty good (especially the lamb), but they were pretty pricey as well. I think reservations for this place is a must. The venue is fancy and high-class, but service was only so-so. Not sure if our waitress was new or her English was not...more

5.0 out of 5 5 October 2016
by Mike U.

The aroma hits you before you even step foot onto the elevator. You take a one story trip up and the friendliest of faces is there to greet you. We were immediately escorted to our seats and then the journey really began!

I started with a cocktail and ordered the "1926, A Tribute to Veeraswamy." The mix of Prosecco, Midori, and Finlandia was brilliantly done. So tasty.

I ordered the lamb...more

5.0 out of 5 9 September 2016
by Anisa M.

Some of the best Indian cuisine ever, ever, ever. *of course including mom's cooking in there*

Veeraswamy. Regent street. Enter@ Swallow Street, London. Beautiful company and amazing food. Indian cuisine, truly elevated. Try the Badami chicken.more

2.0 out of 5 11 June 2015
by Linda B.

With high prices come high expectations; unfortunately, Veeraswamy did not live up to them.

The hostess initially refused to seat us by the windows (even though the place was half empty) but that was quickly remedied by someone who overruled her. And the restaurant is beautiful and well-ventilated so we didn't come out smelling like curry.

After some hemming and hawing on our part, I...more

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