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Rara

€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
279 Sandycombe Road, Kew, Richmond TW9 3LU, England
+44 20 8332 1020
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (10 reviews)
“poppadoms” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
279 Sandycombe Road, Kew, Richmond TW9 3LU, England
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't find anything that was authentic Nepalese. The menu seemed very much adapted to suit the local pallet. Overall nice food and service. Oh yes they don't do dessert!

Thank swapnildhall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we moved to Kew many years ago Rara was a rare find. Amazing food, great value, lovely varied menu. Having not used Rara for a while, we recently ordered a take away. Now, if it were just one dish, i'd overlook it. The rice...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable early evening meal that was well presented and made to order. Although a fairly small eatery, the food was what has been recommended and we were not disappointed. The starter was a hot spicy lamb dish that's was very tasty indeed. My main was...More

Thank J0sie64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently discovered this restaurant and have been back several times since. They offer the usual Indian dishes we're used to seeing, plus and a really lovely mix of Nepalese dishes too. The food is cooked freshly to order and everything I have tried has...More

1  Thank j_flinn23
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great meal, attentive friendly staff. Near Kew Gardens so made a nice day trip. We'll definitely go again.

1  Thank Jenny E
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Enjoyed a lovely meal here recently. Service could have been quicker, but as the waiter explained, all food is cooked freshly to order, and it was worth the wait. However, the restaurant was pretty quiet, so difficult to tell how long the wait would be...More

1  Thank Rob S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Chanced upon Rara two or three months ago - since then have had consistently great service and delicious food - we're working our way through the menu and so far everything is a favourite... Service excellent, pricing fair, restaurant spotlessly clean.

1  Thank AnneFrannie
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Good service, their butter chicken was AMAZING! And you get a sweet with the bill which no one does anymore! Definitely worth the money

1  Thank tessandersen
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This place is a short walk from Victoria Gate of Kew Gardens. We found the food well prepared and the service was great. The dishes we chose were well seasoned but light, flavorful and not salty. For those who like more spicy tastes, the menu...More

1  Thank itsymomo
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Couldn't complain at all. Food was served hot and quickly. Reasonably priced. Also would recommend trying the Gurkha Beer to wash down the spices.

1  Thank EmdeeAmei S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:30
Monday
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Sandycombe Road, Kew, Richmond TW9 3LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Richmond  >  Kew
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8332 1020
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