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Bringing exclusive Indian gastronomy to London, The India Restaurant serves 'vintage Indian cuisine' in an intimate underground setting. Filled with cosy leather armchairs, flickering candles and whitewashed ceilings, guests can enjoy refined Indian cuisine in one of the trio of cosy dining rooms. Paying close attention to detail, the chefs hand-pick, dry and ground spices in house, giving the dishes a unique, intense flavour. We close on bank holidays and sunday.


Typical meal price: From £25.00 (USD31.47) per diner

£25 and under

Venue Details & Map

The India

21 College Hill
Cannon Street

Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 8 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The India

3.0 out of 5 1 March 2016
by Donald S.

Interesting cave like decor and good service...,but really nothing special about the food. The king prawn dish I ordered was judo Ok though the Cobra beer helped wash it down ! Overall a really standard fare and the waiter could not recommend anything on the menu and seemed surprised when I asked for recommendations!more

3.0 out of 5 5 January 2016
by Rich G.

It's ok but overpriced for an Indian in London near(ish) brick lane.

Came here with 5 mates, so it's a classic 6 drunk guys fancy a curry situation.

We popped in, it seems really nice inside, nice decor (which my old boss assures me is a sign of a bad curry) and plenty of people around.

The food was ok, it wasn't particularly exciting and the portions weren't particularly good. The beer...more

4.0 out of 5 27 May 2015
by Lauren S.

Firstly, what a great name for an Indian restaurant. In a busy city full of restaurants and bars there will be no confusion as to what kind of food you'll find in this little gem.

Located close to Cannon Street tube station, this isn't normally an area I'd head to for a meal with friends. However, we ventured this way, tempted by 50% off with a Tastecard and decent reviews both on Tastecards...more

5.0 out of 5 22 October 2013
by Paco H.

My wife and I were out in central London on a Saturday night, looking for a good place to eat. Yelp reviews say this place is worth a go. They're right.

We came in around 8pm with no reservation and had no difficulty getting seated at a nice table. The hostess was friendly and very accommodating. The decor was very neat and attractive. I like the fact that it's down in the basement. It has a...more

4.0 out of 5 22 January 2013
by Kath O.

A friend followed Yelp to "The India", and the food was delicious!

The decor is really nice, cosy underground restaurant, and are staff v friendly. I visited on a saturday and it was relatively quiet.

Food was really good. I had lamb chops, one of the chef's specialities, rice and a peshwari naan. Friends all had a variety of different things. All the food was quite different and cooked...more

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