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 (USD53.15) 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 116 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Veeraswamy

5.0 out of 5 26 September 2016
by Hamid A.

I could hop on a plane from Los Angeles and fly to London just to go eat there again. Literally fly down go eat there and go back to airport and fly back. Food is next level amazing. Excellent service and excellent ambiance. Right on Regent street above Jo Malone store and steps away from Piccadilly Circus.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

4.0 out of 5 30 August 2016
by Stefanie M.

Small group out for dinner. Started with raj kachori... was nice (almost southwest) spice and flavor and enjoyed the crunch. For dinner we had chicken makhani, nimboo dopyaza, and kerala prawn curry. The presentation was lovely and the food did not disappoint. The dopyaza was nice and spicy with great texture. The service was fast and pleasant.more

5.0 out of 5 18 July 2016
by Jason E.

1st time here and couldn't be happier! Our last day in London before flying home to the States and we wanted to eat Indian cuisine, this place advertises itself as the oldest Indian restaurant in Europe so thought we'd give it a try. Great location in Regent Street, nice looking restaurant, great service and outstanding food...what more could you ask for?? A little more expensive than I'd...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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