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Summary

£87
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

At 95 years old – the same age as the Queen – London’s oldest Indian restaurant, near Piccadilly Circus, continues to send out “delicious, beautifully presented food drawing on Mughal recipes with a modern twist”. Unlike Her Majesty, however, its styling is rather contemporary nowadays, giving next to no hint at its long heritage. “Sitting at a table overlooking Regent’s Street, with the mouth-watering fragrance of Indian spices, swish decor and professional yet understated service. you could almost do without the food! But the food is superb."

Summary

£86
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Despite a vintage stretching back to 1926, London’s oldest Indian (part of the same group as Chutney Mary) doesn’t merely trade on its guidebook potential, with “subtle” and “original” cuisine, “dedicated” service, and a first-floor setting, whose agreeable looks are thoroughly modern. It seems to have become “a wee bit pricey” of late, though, “but it is in the heart of the West End, so perhaps not excessively so”.

Summary

£86
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Despite a vintage stretching back to 1926, London’s oldest Indian (part of the same group as Chutney Mary) doesn’t merely trade on its guidebook potential, with “subtle” and “original” cuisine, “dedicated” service, and a first-floor setting, whose agreeable looks are thoroughly modern. It seems to have become “a wee bit pricey” of late, though, “but it is in the heart of the West End, so perhaps not excessively so”.

Summary

£80
 ££££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A venerable institution that you have to visit at least once” – London’s oldest Indian (est 1926) is still one of its best, having received a “calm, spacious and classy” contemporary revamp a few years ago (at the hands of its current owners, the Chutney Mary group) and serving “imaginative Indian dishes” with “original flavours”. “There are probably better Indian restaurants in the West End, but for an overall experience, this takes some beating!”

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10+ after 8 pm, no under 3's

Veeraswamy Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Veeraswamy Restaurant in W1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Veeraswamy restaurant.
Tim H
Food not quite as good as usual....
Reviewed 30 days ago

"Food not quite as good as usual."

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £35.00  
SundayLunch £36.00 £40.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£14.00 £29.00 £7.00 £8.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £38.00
Filter Coffee £5.00
Extras  
Service 13.50%
Victory House, 99-101 Regent Street, London, W1B 4RS
Opening hours
Monday6 pm‑10:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑2:15 pm, 6 pm‑10:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:15 pm, 6 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:15 pm, 6 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:15 pm, 6 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10:30 pm
Sunday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm

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