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Kateh

5 Warwick Place | Maida Vale, London W9 2PX, England
+44 20 7289 3393
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
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Open Now
18:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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LOCATION
5 Warwick Place | Maida Vale, London W9 2PX, England
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1 - 10 of 205 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a really good meal here last night with friends. Kateh was recommended by my Iranian friend who said it was his favourite in London, and I can see why. Its a smashing little (only seats about 20 people) restaurant located in a quite road...More

Thank Martynjw
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Really glad that you enjoyed your visit to kateh. Hope to serve you soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful place hidden in a nice neighborhood with excellent food. Everything we ate was great: starters, mains and deserts. Nice atmosphere although acoustics quite bad so it's somewhat noisy. Only one waiter served the whole restaurant with some busboys helping him, but he was...More

Thank Avner1234
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words and sorry about the noise. Look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Recommend you book since tables are limited. Fav dishes are the mixed grill for 2 people and the chicken Tika with fresh mango and rice. Staff and friendly and attentive. In short. A great locals only spot.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We've now dined at Kateh twice and plan to go back again (and again). Everything is fresh, beautifully prepared and absolutely delicious. Service is knowledgeable, helpful and professional. The vibe is casually sophisticated - so it's easy to feel relaxed and welcome. Really can't overemphasize...More

Thank MeandHeTravel
Management response:Responded 7 June 2017

Thanks for your kind words and hope to serve you soon.

Reviewed 4 June 2017

I cannot rate this place highly enough! My husband and I spent 3 days in London and this was by far the best meal of our trip! Food was delightful, restaurant was busy (which, in my opinion, is the best indicator of a good restaurant),...More

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Tiny buzzy neighbourhood restaurant so booking essential - small but perfectly judged menu and good wine list. Great service completes the offer

Thank TWhyte
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I was recommended this restaurant as a very authentic Iranian food from north of Iran. The waiter was Italian and could not even pronounce the food. His description of the food was totally wrong. I even heard him making up total stories about the cuisine...More

Thank Amir S
Management response:Responded 4 May 2017

To the expert culinaire Mr amir, You are an expert fake sir and I tell you why; Please enlighten me and followers of TripAdvisor As to what kind of wine Pimento is??!! In 35 years of restaurant work I have never heard of this wine!...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Was very good Persian food was so yummy especially dessert was so yummy the cake with cinnamon very push place

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Management response:Responded 12 April 2017

So glad you enjoyed your dinner at Kateh. Hope to serve you soon.

Reviewed 28 March 2017

Buzzy, busy and bright! Lovely Persian food at reasonable prices served by happy, pleasant staff. Was of course chock-a-block full because of being a special day but that only added to the atmosphere. Will certainly again.

Thank JCF623
Management response:Responded 29 March 2017

Very happy to be of service to you and your family. Look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We wandered past this restaurant, thought it looked cute so decided to book it for an after work meal and we were not disappointed. The food was delicious, full of so much flavour! The staff were very friendly, attentive (but not too much that it...More

Thank JennaW24
Management response:Responded 22 March 2017

Very happy new year to you and your loved ones. Many thanks for your kind words and hope to be seeing you soon.

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Response from Wapothewhippet | Reviewed this property |
hello, I do not know, but for sure, in a review with a very bad response, it was signed by the owner. So, I think the manager is the owner. When we visited in July, a regular Iranian customer told us the owner had... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Warwick Place | Maida Vale, London W9 2PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7289 3393
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Description
On a pretty residential street just off of Warwick Avenue, you'll discover a Persian oasis in the shape of Kateh, a contemporary Middle Eastern restaurant with a lovely, relaxed atmosphere. The Kateh menu is based around traditional Persian cuisine, all utterly authentic, showing those historical French influences in the flairs and techniques something especially seen in Kateh's sublime desserts. Carefully put together by owner Narges Pourkhomami, for whom Kateh is quite clearly a labour of love, the restaurant combines the best of modern Iranian hospitality and style with Persian authenticity and touches of London sophistication. So not only is the menu painstakingly put together to offer guests the perfect dining experience but Kateh's surroundings; the white washed walls, the simplistic furniture and the eccentric reclaimed tabletops, add that something extra that elevates one's visit to the next level. Al fresco dining can be enjoyed out in the restaurant's Mediterranean inspired terrace, which whisks you away on a short holiday without ever leaving the ground.
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