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Dishoom Covent Garden

12 Upper St Martin's Lane | Saint Martin's Courtyard, London WC2H 9FB, England
+44 20 7420 9320
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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12 Upper St Martin's Lane | Saint Martin's Courtyard, London WC2H 9FB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Try the full Bombay and the oaty smoothie. The eggs are good. Everything is subtly spiced. Main meals are good to, but disjoin is great for breakfast

Thank LManz27
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We wanted somewhere for a unique bowl of porridge and ended up not only eating some of the finest porridge, but a great bowl of granola and omelette and fire toast, a good and hearty start to the day and we were 2 people Only...More

Thank sjbullnet
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved my experience at Dishoom. The food, the service, and the atmosphere were all top notch. Our group even sited a celebrity. I am certain to repeat!!

Thank Willem3
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were a group of 8, but had only booked for 6, they were really accommodating and seated us all even though a Saturday night and they were really really busy. They sat us in a good area, kind of a booth. Service was prompt,...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 2 days ago

After taking in a matinee perror manse we arrived at the restaurant at around 18:30, and straight into a fairly long cue. We were told the wait was likely to be around the 2:30 mark. We decided to wait and see what happened. We were...More

Thank kevsobevso
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not very busy at lunchtime but they had the wit to use music till it filled enough to disappear behind the hubbub of happy diners. Lots of distinct flavours, all pleasant. Just over £30 for lunch for two (just with water) with service which was...More

Thank Oncewasgrumpy
Reviewed 5 days ago

Been to Dishoom several times and each time theexperiene is as good as the first. High quality Indian cuisine is served at an affordable price coiled with and ambience full of London vibes. Food tastes great and service is explicable. You will have to stand...More

Thank 107pcc
Reviewed 5 days ago

I like, but not necessarily love, Indian food. I thought the food was fine but nothing to rave about. We were told we'd have an hour wait for a party of 2. We waited about 20 minutes and then were offered a place to sit...More

Thank D W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited the Covent garden after shopping at the market there .Interesting variations of Indian food, good service staff. Could have been more attentive. Loved the interiors and the dinner menu,

Thank Manisha B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting concept. We actually went for the breakfast menu which was sort of English with Indian twists other than the dish I had which was a sort of medium chicken curry with chicken livers and two fried eggs. Outstanding dish. My colleagues who had...More

Thank Epicureously
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Diane P
13 August 2017|
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Response from rayhall56 | Reviewed this property |
Diane, I am not sure that they do. I would suggest you give them a call. They are very helpful.
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lola584
1 July 2017|
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Response from Shelly1863 | Reviewed this property |
We booked in advance
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reeneesingh
29 March 2017|
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Response from steavpacka | Reviewed this property |
When I was there, they did say they do weddings and such. So I would think you could. At least a portion.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$33
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Upper St Martin's Lane | Saint Martin's Courtyard, London WC2H 9FB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7420 9320
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Description
The original Bombay cafes have almost all disappeared. Their faded elegance welcomed all: rich businessmen, sweaty taxi-wallas and courting couples. Fans turned slowly. Bentwood chairs were reflected in stained mirrors, next to sepia family portraits. Students had breakfast. Families dined. Lawyers read briefs. Writers found their characters. Opened early last century by Zoroastrian immigrants from Iran, there were almost four hundred cafes at their peak in the 1960s. Now, fewer than thirty remain. Their loss is much mourned by Bombayites.
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