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166 Old Brompton Road KensingtonLondonSW5 0BA
Wonderful date night here on Friday. Wandered in after Lates at the Natural History Museum and there was one free table upstairs at 9:30 (looked like maybe a few more downstairs) so we were seated right away. I had a puri and the veggie thali, hubs had the samosa and the fish curry, we each had a well paired red wine. Everything was delicious, it's a bit pricey but definitely much better...more
Unbelievable! We went on a Saturday night without a reservation but luckily they had a table for us. We started with some papadum that were great. Then, the staff brought us a crispy spinach salad (on the house) that was quite delicious. Our entrees, the non-veg Thali ( a sampler platter), chicken tikka, chicken with aubergine and saag paneer were amazing. The food had such excellent...more
Sadly, after being a loyal customer here for a year, I have to report that the food quality has slid to such a state that I will no longer dine at Thali. After a one hour wait for our palag chaat starter that seemed to have lost its way from the kitchen to the table and arrived soggy and cold, the tandoori salmon I had ordered many times in the past tasted like the fish was purchased 3 days...more
Husband and I had lunch at Thali today...here are my thoughts:
Ambiance: We were the only two diners in the restaurant, which was a bit awkward. But aside from that the restaurant is quite pretty, nicely decorated, and clean.
Service: The hostess / server was really quite rude from the start. She kept texting on her phone in the back of the restaurant and never checked on us. We had to ask...more
Having been seated outside quickly was the first and only instance of this restaurant doing anything in a timely fashion.
Service was absolutely unacceptable, and the poor food did very little to assuage my rage. We were seated around 8pm, and we finally finished at well past 10pm. Starters took in excess of 40 minutes, after waiting for an unacceptable amount of time for drinks and our...more