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5 Warwick Place | Maida Vale, London W9 2PX, England
+44 20 7289 3393
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18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 16:00
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London, United Kingdom
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319 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been to most of the Iranian restaurants in London and I will get it out there at the start, my favourite is Mahdi on King Street in Hammersmith. We didn't know that this place existed until we started to look for a bar and somewhere to eat around Little Venice because we were meeting friends. The venue looks... More 

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Thank Craig1976
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I met a friend for dinner and we had a selection of starters and a bottle of wine. All were excellent but the potions were small. The size was almost tapas-size. The food and service were both excellent though.

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Thank Jas G
London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is impossible to anticipate the nature of this charmingly located restaurant, nestled away in an ancient cobbled street in Little Venice, but like all good stories, open the door and walk in and prepare to be surprised. The menu is complicated, but explained beautifully by a man I can only imagine was the owner, a deduction I made simply... More 

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Thank Oliver W
Plattsburgh, New York
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136 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were excited to try Iranian food and after research, settled on Kateh. It is easily reached by tube, exiting at the Warwick Avenue station, and walking about 5 minutes to Warwick Place. The restaurant is small, seating only about 36 patrons, and when full, is noisy. Reservations are a MUST. We had a reservation and at that, we had... More 

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Thank David C
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Pleasure to have you with us. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice little restaurant but not suitable for a party of ten. We were given a table at the basement- the only available table for 6 people max- and felt quite restricted. The variety of plates and tastes was nice but the amount of food in out plates was limited! I ordered twice to feel like I had a proper meal!... More 

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Thank salt_and_pepper00
Management response:

Really sorry your table was not comfortable for you. Apologies from all at Kateh and hope to see you soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect Persian food with a great atmosphere. Loved every course, especially the saffron ice cream and left dinner feeling very content. Easily the best use of ingredients in Persian cooking in London I have seen so far. We have already booked to go back!!

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Thank rosanna s
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Thank you for your support and kind words, look forward to serving you in the near future. More 

Tiverton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Persian restaurant with an authentic menu. Good atmosphere and friendly service. The basement of the building has been imaginatively transformed to provide a bright and airy environment.

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Thank _eamonn_mullally
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Thank you for your kind remarks.Much appreciated.. More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

we've been there last week and it was a great experience: The food was really good and delicious Wine list was over price It was a nice restaurant but you can see they tried to put lots of chairs and tables in small area so it was super crowded, you need to shout when you want to speak with others.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I've read a lot of negative feedback about this place and wasn't really a big fan of going there for a dinner but ended up there on Friday night for dinner. I booked the place via email which was convenient and had a confirmation call about an hr before the booking time. The food is good (but small). The only... More 

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Thank London-fooder
Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We turned up here after travelling all day and asked if there were any spaces and the staff organised a table for 3 within 5 mins (this may not happen all the time i'm sure)..... the waiter was extremely polite and we had a good bit of helpful assistance with food allergy requirements. The food was second to none.... Beautifully... More 

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Thank stutatau
Management response:

It was a pleasure to serve you and thanks for your kind words More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$31
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Persian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
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
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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