Mahdi Restaurant

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Mahdi Restaurant

2 Canfield Gardens
West Hampstead
+44 (0)20 7625 4344
Public transport:
Finchley Road & Frognal, National Railway


4 out of 5 based on 12 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Mahdi Restaurant

4.0 out of 5 9 February 2014
by Annie R.

Excellent food. Very flavorful and affordable. Try the Mixed Grill kabob platter, enough for 2 people and a taste of everything.more

5.0 out of 5 22 November 2013
by Annie I.

Really awesome buffet~ went for lunch on a Friday and it was so cheap... Just a little over 8 quid... Don't remember exactly how much~ i was pleasantly surprised by the staff who were friendly and how good it was and the decor~~ was not expecting much and it was really good~ I may be biased though bc I really like Persian food~

as soon as you come out of Finchley rd. st take a right and...more

4.0 out of 5 30 January 2013
by Ben W.

this place has real charm. Persian style carpets adorn the bench seats, nice mosaic tiling dotted around. A warm welcome. It's obviously a local favourite as it's been here as long as I can remember and always has customers.

We popped in for a quick lunch and were bowled over by the excellent grilled lamb skewer and chicken skewer we ordered with light fluffy steamed rice, salad and grilled...more

5.0 out of 5 28 July 2010
by Oliver A.

If you are looking for good Persian food and/or grilled meat then this is the place to be. hands down the best Iranian food I've had in London.

This is the sister restaurant to the Mahdi restaurant in Hammersmith. It's authentic Persian cuisine and doesn't serve alcohol. That's irrelevant though, as the Iranian tea is excellent. It is reasonanbly priced too.

If you're close to Finchley...more

4.0 out of 5 8 July 2009
by Imran A.

Just noticed this round the corner from Finchley Road for the first time the other day and tested it with my brother and sister. The place looks great and has a massive samovar in the corner. You could do as well ordering in Arabic as English and the service was a little sleepy but very friendly.

We tried their lamb stew (with the whole limes), chicken and lamb kebabs, stuffed aubergine as...more