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The Golden Oven
22 Bateman Street SohoLondonW1D 3AL
I generally don't regard myself a fuzzy eater, especially if it comes to indian food. I love indian cuisine and am often cooking indian dishes with friends or alone. This restaurant however has set a new low for indian cuisine in any way. The whole bill for 1 person was 20 pounds, with the waiter writing up the bill in an absolutely illegible fashion and reacting very annoyed when I politely...more
I can confirm what Archer D wrote: Staff is rude. We paid 43£ for lunch for 2 people. Prices on menu were lower! We had 2 small vegetable dishes with rice, chapati, 2 papadam, yogurt and 2 Indian teas. The vegetable portions are very tiny and they are extremely overpriced. Very strange bill: He charged what he wanted! We didn't understand it! The Indian service staff was trying to be funny but...more
Small place that offers an excellent lunchtime offer of daal + curry + rice or naan for £6.95 which is as good as it gets in the West End. The daal is souplike but flavoursome and the jalfrezi I had had a bit of a kick to it. Now I know it's here I'll be here a lot of lunches.
The first time you check in here you get s 10% off for cash Yelp discount voucher, which you can use either then or...more
If you want an old fashioned, real Indian restaurant experience the The Golden Oven is the place to go. It's pretty small and cosy but with real white starched tableclothes and napkins. Service was very personal and the waiter will recommend if asked - useful as the menu is long.
i had the lamb ragu, which was spicy as requested, had a lovely sauce and tender lamb. Being lunchtime I...more
Service, as everyone keeps saying, was AWESOME. As someone with little experience with Indian food, the server/manager was super helpful in helping my date and I decide on what to order. He knew specifically what to suggest for a vegan diner. I can't say it was the best Indian food I've had (again, as I barely know the cuisine), but I would go back and recommend it to others.