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.<br/><br/>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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Brilliant! This is the oldest Indian restaurant in London. It was recommended to me during a business trip in Albuquerque of all places. It pays to talk to your neighbors at the bar. I have eaten here twice and both experiences were great. Their cocktails are amazing-the combination of flavors and aromatics cannot be duplicated. I seem to always order lobster when I dine at Indian places in...more
Delicious indian food and a calm place to dine, their best starter is raj kachori, so delicious and unusual. The service is good and the waiters are friendly.more
Very well done Indian restaurant with long history in London - we had dinner reservations here at around 845pm and were seated right away. We got the prawn curry, a vegetarian curry and a paneer starter with some dal and okra. The dal and okra for me were the star of the show. I hadn't tasted such authentic food since I was in India (currently live in Hong Kong) - I really enjoyed all of the...more
I was on a business trip in London this past May and had a friend come visit me during the second week I was there. The one thing we really wanted to eat was good Indian food. I had gotten recommendations from a few coworkers, both of which recommended Amaya, a sister restaurant to Veeraswamy, which was actually recommended to my friend by someone else.
We arrived at Veeraswamy at...more
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