The dinner for 2 option is gives you a bit of everything. Nice tender meat and lovely rice. Great homous and flat bread etc. You can BYOB too I thinkmore
Ariana II is a delightful little family run Afghan restaurant in Kilburn High Road. There are a good few eateries in Kilburn but this is definitely one of the best in terms of both quality of food and service. Don't expect the food to come quickly but enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, sit back and chill! The food is delicious - standouts are the kabuli palow (lamb with special rice) and the...more
Ariana II was recommended to me by a friend who knows the area well. One evening on the way to a gig at a nearby venue, I decided to go to Ariana II to start my evening. The restaurant was quite busy and I was lucky to get a table without reservation. And getting this table turned out to become part of the problem. They had a reservation for like one hour later, but I decided to go for it...more
Ariana II is the place to go if you are looking for some good Afghan food in London. And not just because it's one of only two such places in the city (as far as I know), but because the food is just damn good and excellent value!
I found myself in Kilburn for the first time (I'm more an SE type of guy) and with a touch of trepidation made my way to Ariana II. This was the first stop on the...more
I'm a newcomer to Afghan cuisine and this little gem has definitely charmed my taste buds.
Between my aunt and I, we shared:
Aushak- dumplings filled with meat with chickpeas and yogurt. Great little appetizer.
Kadoo Bolanee- basically a turnover filled with pumpkin puree, nice fusion of sweet and savory flavors.
Kabuli palow- reminiscent of tandoori chicken but spices were slightly...more