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Kennington Tandoori

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313 Kennington Road, London SE11 4QE, England
+44 20 7735 9247
12:00 - 00:00
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Somewhat surprised by the negative views on here as my experience was very much at odds. I found the service to be efficient and friendly. Happy to wait for us to order as we chatted, as I was meeting newlywed friends (who I hadn't seen since the big day). Food was really tasty and all the dishes we picked were... More 

Thank Barry_Manchester
Gageac et Rouillac
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We have been going here for years. The food is always pretty good. Up until now everything has been. However last month though the poor service, slow, unwilling - spoilt the experience. The actual waiting staff seemed very poorly managed. We ordered beer which took ages to come, the manager was difficult about seating and finally we were served our... More 

Thank ChateauLestevenie
Bath, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

After reading some of the reviews I was a bit worried about eating here as people had said the service was bad and the portions were small. Well all i can say is they must have been reviewing somewhere else! The service and the food were faultless and the portions were more than adequate. All in all a great night... More 

Thank Mark L
Greater London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Kennington Tandoori is graced with beaming politicians from across the political spectrum on its front windows, attesting to the quality of the food inside. The restaurant is smartly decorated and furnished with giant antique maps of India on its walls. The service was prompt, helpful and polite. Unfortunately, the food failed to match both the window endorsements and the manicured... More 

Thank Herminius
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Had heard about this restaurant over the years - so decided to give it a try. Food and service was good. A little disappointment by portion sizes. But very tasty. Might give it another try!

Thank Enjoymymunching
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641 reviews
433 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 634 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Ate here on Friday. The beer was great although it was bottled! Food was so so. Tiny portions. I wouldn't be rushing back.

1 Thank rockfist
London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

A great fine dining experience for the real Indian cuisine, I ate there many times in the past and I always liked the place, the food and service is divine.

Thank StefanoPedditzi
Chester, uk
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I have been working near the tandoori for a few weeks on a future construction contract and after passing a few times, decided to call in. We booked a table online with plenty of time to spare as there were multiple times available. We arrived and we're squeezed into a small corner of the restaurant with barely room to put... More 

2 Thank Mike C
London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Starters are good, naan is great but staff are a bit funny, too many bad experiences in this place, they do not accept criticism no matter how small. main dishes are all tooo similar we all ordered different mains but they all looked and tasted the same.

1 Thank Zach M
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we didn't get a chance to sample the food here. I suddenly felt a little unwell after we ordered drinks which was a shame because we didn't want to ruin "date night". Feeling mostly better ten minutes later, to ensure that we didn't order a big meal and have to promptly leave if I didn't fully recover, we asked... More 

2 Thank Lauren T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$26 - US$40
Indian, Asian, Eastern European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 Kennington Road, London SE11 4QE, England
  • Public Transportation: Nearest tube - Kennington, Oval(Northern line) Vauxhall (Victoria line) Bus service 159, 59, 3, 133, 415, 333
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7735 9247
The dining room at Kennington Tandoori is an elegant space dressed in lemon, plum and chocolate colours. Located on Kennington Road, this south London restaurant draws a local crowd and is always bustling with a lively mix of tables for two, business groups and politicians. The food is the real star of the show here, and the kitchen staff at Kennington Tandoori pay attention to detail - roasting and grinding all their own spices and making up all their own fresh stocks in-house. The menu – which is filled with classics such as the chicken tikka cooked with almonds, pistachios and coconut cream in a saffron sauce – is complimented by a bespoke wine list created by Caspar Auchterlonie.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?