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
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 13 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Mahdi Restaurant

4.0 out of 5 26 October 2014
by Robert D.

If you enjoy the intrigue of furtive Persians speaking in tongues and low whispers, this is the place for you. I am not saying the waiters are creepy, but the Shah's ghost oozes, and sets the mood. I am pretty sure that I recognized one or two faces from the reality show: "Savak, 30 Years Later: We Were Kind of Fun After All" and of course every one's favorite RomCom, "Those Wacky...more

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

3.0 out of 5 27 August 2012
by Brian K.

Very average. No real complaints about the food, I just think that for the price you can get better.

The salad dressing kicked bunz tho..

You also get a metric ton of rice.

Service is weird.more

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