Venue Details & Map


268-270 Portobello Road
North Kensington
W10 5TY
+44 (0)20 8960 5169
Public transport:
Ladbroke Grove, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews


4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Makan

4.0 out of 5 6 February 2015
by Sauharda A.

Went on a cold day, craving something warm. This place was just what I wanted. Friendly staff greeted me upon entry and the queue was moving swiftly. Ordered the sizzling chicken noodles which tasted very good. It tasted fresh and was piping hot when it arrived. The prices on the menu are very reasonable and a person can leave happy and satisfied having paid under a tenner.

Would visit again...more

4.0 out of 5 2 January 2015
by Meike B.

Makan has been around for good few years. Located under the Westway it took over the cafe next door a while back. A firm favourite with locals it is busy throughout the week, not just on Saturdays when the area is taken over by tourists.

It speaks for Makan that they do so well despite very basic tables and chairs and no interior deco to talk of. They offer a good choice of dishes and I...more

4.0 out of 5 9 December 2014
by Juno J.

popped in here after a cold day wandering through portobello market. i had the 3 vegetable choice dish with noodles. all of the veggie options were great i had the eggplant (definitely my favorite), black bean tofu, and some sort of broccoli dish. this was a huge amount of food and definitely could have been shared between two people. i wish there had been more veggies and less noodles...more

5.0 out of 5 31 October 2014
by Rasheed W.

Great food. Lovely staff. Best restaurant on this end of portobello. Prices are usually around a fiver and for the quality that is a bargain!more

5.0 out of 5 2 March 2011
by Robin J.

My favourite take away in 'The 'Bello'. Yes, they do use magic boxes to re-heat the food but nevertheless Makan is still the daddy!

With my lady being a veggie and me a carnivore, we usually sample just about everything on offer which is 9 times out of 10 spot on.

Everywhere has an occasional blip, which in their case is if it's late and food is running low and may be a little dry but wow,...more

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