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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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Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
12 Upper St Martin's Lane | Saint Martin's Courtyard, London WC2H 9FB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Had lunch here and after a bit of queuing it was well worth it. Nice selections of drinks and food and I would recommend the wraps and the biryani. The restaurant itself is gorgeous, especially the room downstairs, and the staff is lovely and professional....More

Thank Federico Z
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The normal menu food is decent. Nothing special. The breakfast options are great though. The waiting at dishoom is always too much - I wouldn’t bother next time.

Thank G_foodietravlr1212
Reviewed 4 days ago

We weren't keen on queuing so booked a table for lunch -front desk and serving staff very friendly and knowledgeable. The restaurant was very busy so had a good buzz to it. Tried that calamari, prawns - very tasty. Lamb samosas were great - often...More

Thank WeekendGuest
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited Dishoom on a week night with friends, we had to line up for almost an hour and half to be seated in cold weather outside the restaurant.. we were given ample spiced tea and mit tea to keep us warm... The food was really...More

Thank dineshpr1980
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have eaten here in the evening and really enjoyed the food and atmosphere This time we went for breakfast. Different food choices and all excellent. Highly recommend x

Thank mandy_robinson10
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a fantastic restaurant! All the staff were so helpful and pleasant, and although you had to queue for approx 30 minutes the staff bring out hot chai tea and nibbles ! I just loved it and it was worth the wait. The food...More

Thank Gorthleckgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had read some reviews for this restaurant some time ago and thought would I really want curry flavours for breakfast. I mentioned it to my partner and decided to give it a go on a cold Saturday morning, on arriving at the restaurant asked...More

Thank lastminutebobyork
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to Dishoom a few times now and the one recurring criticism we have is that the portions are far too small given the prices on the menu. The food is generally of a high standard - only the paneer dishes are a...More

Thank Harith C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for the first time last week with some business colleagues. Food was great and the service excellent despite being extremely busy . Great location also.

Thank felyberry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first time visiting Dishoom was so delicious. We cannot wait to return I'm craving the food as I write this review. Highly recommended. Great friendly staff. Can get busy so advise to pre book

Thank Monicajx
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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
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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