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Hankies Cafe

#57 of 18,256 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
67 Shaftesbury Avenue | Piccadilly, London W1D 6EX, England
+44 20 7871 6021
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb chops” (23 reviews)
“roti” (16 reviews)
“tapas” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Grill, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
67 Shaftesbury Avenue | Piccadilly, London W1D 6EX, England
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1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved this place. Friendly staff and fab food. Liked the tapas style of serving which enabled us to try several different styles of dishes.

Thank fordyboyy
Reviewed 5 days ago

I would give 6 stars if possible for this hidden gem! If you want to indulge on Indian food, just the right amount of spicy, this is the place. Our waiter Sergiu was always available and attentive, even taking time to explain us the whole...More

Thank Edgar J
hankies2017, Guest Relations Manager at Hankies Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear sir, Thank you for your amazing review and its great to hear that you enjoyed our indian cuisine a lot and relished our roomali roti and lamb chops a lot.Your feedback gives us a boost and will always help to serve you even better...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We wanted to try Indian cuisine while in london and we settled on this restaurant. The place is tiny and very nice and modern. It was the first time we tried Indian food from this region so it was a new experience. The food was...More

Thank P D
hankies2017, Guest Relations Manager at Hankies Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your time to review .Sir the menu at our place is designed keeping in mind a sharing concept and to incorporate as much variety as possible .We have the street bite section ,then grill and pots and pan , so...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited hankies after some shopping locally. The food was outstanding, really simple but so tasteful. The service was even better, my wife and I have some allergies with certain foods and Ashish (manager) as well as Sergiu (waiter) were amazing. They...More

Thank H P
hankies2017, Guest Relations Manager at Hankies Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Sir , Its great to hear that you and your wife had a lovely experience with us. We are amazed to know that your needs were taken care off and you enjoyed the food at our place. Your kind words are a great source...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I were looking for a quick bite to eat before a show ( we literally had half an hour) and fell upon by chance on Hankies. What a gem. The place was crowded but the lovely waitress who served us( and knowing...More

1  Thank 661geethan
hankies2017, Guest Relations Manager at Hankies Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear guest , Thank you for such an amazing feedback about your experience with us , its great to hear that you enjoyed the food and found our service upto your expectations.Your reviews are a great source of encouragement to us to serve you even...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Based on our experience, I don’t know how anyone could rate this place less than 5 stars. Ambiance is very cool, wait staff is very attentive and the food was FANTASTIC! Not to mention, it is super close to where all the plays/musicals take place....More

1  Thank Theturx
hankies2017, Guest Relations Manager at Hankies Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear guest , Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us and I am very pleased for your excellent review for hankies.We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your food here and we will continue providing great service to awesome customers like...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hankies are really thin and small and costly. However I really liked some of the dishes. Good taste!More

Thank Sabih H
hankies2017, Guest Relations Manager at Hankies Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, Thankyou for your feedback. Hankies are traditionally a very thin bread ,the concept of our restaurant revolves around the Hanky bread.We have taken your suggestions on board .It is pleasing to know that you enjoyed the dishes .Looking forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What is ones last meal in London before setting off to a spa and ski in Europe?! Hankies!!! Grilled sea beam marinated in spices Bindi bhel with okra crispy Silky soft roomali roti with truffle Paired with a glass (or two) of Malbec wine which...More

Thank Ama D
hankies2017, Guest Relations Manager at Hankies Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest , Thank you for your excellent review,we are so happy to hear that you loved our dishes and we will work hard to meet your expectations and serve you even better in the near future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing find this has been.Came across the restaurant just walking off Shaftesbury Avenue. I must say this is the best Indian food I have eaten outside of India. We had Beef chilli, Goat, Kofta and Dahi Puri with Roomali Roti which they call...More

1  Thank Stefan L
hankies2017, Guest Relations Manager at Hankies Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest , We are overwhelmed to hear that you enjoyed your visit at hankies and relished our indian menu ,we will work hard to serve you even better and look forward to welcome you soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here due to the high trip advisor scores and that we happened to be passing through China Town. No regrets about walking the few extra metres because this lunch was really tasty! Particularly recommend the pumpkin and paneer.

Thank Farfan_Fan
hankies2017, Guest Relations Manager at Hankies Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, Thank you for giving such an amazing feed back and it is always a source of encouragement for the entire team to keep up the good work.We look forward to look your happy face soon !

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abidasultana91
12 November 2017|
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Response from EmiliaR50 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would say so. Enjoy
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Hannah G
14 August 2017|
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Response from deeees9 | Reviewed this property |
i would allow an hour and a half to two hours too. Just to be able to enjoy the meal and get to your show in time!
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Hannah G
14 August 2017|
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Response from Angad S | Reviewed this property |
I don't beleive that they do reservations. And it's generally quick so a total of about 45 min would be ok.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Shaftesbury Avenue | Piccadilly, London W1D 6EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7871 6021
  • E-mail
Description
Hankies Café serves Delhi street food which are tapas portion to share. On the meu is traditional Roomali Roti which goes great with all the dishes.
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