Lal Qila

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Lal Qila
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Established in 1983, Lal Qila offers Bangladeshi, Pakistani and Indian food, from chicken tikka to fish saatkora to duck achar. Located in a convenient location by Tottenham Court Road station means it’s popular with both local office workers and tourists looking for a reliable Indian in central London.



Venue name: Lal Qila
Address: 117 Tottenham Court Road
Transport: Tube: Warren Street tube
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Average User Rating

4.6 / 5

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 This restaurant has some 2000 bogus 5-star Tripadvisor reviews, so caveat emptor.

Top food with the best friendly staff I've met. Probably the nicest chicken tikka masala I've had. Will return soon.

I have been regularly visiting this restaurant for the last year. I am warmly greeted just like all customers. The menu offers a wide selection of tastes from the sub continent, the massal pickle in the Achar Gosht is especially zesty. If there is something extra you require they are always able to provide or add to you dish.

Rahman is an angel. Looks after us all the times, dishes are lovely and nicely presented. My personal favourite is the paneer shaslick but they got plenty of other dishes. Come and give it a go.

Staff made us feel really welcome and it was a really enjoyable night. Great place for students and their prices match. Im certain I will be back for more food.

Delicious food with charming staff especially Rahman whose a good lad. Try the chicken shaslick!

This restaurant beats all the chains of restaurant in Drummond street. From the start to finish, it was perfect! We were welcomed by a smiley chap named Rahman and even though it was only me and my husband, he offered us a big table. We started off with poppadums and chutney and the drink order came immediately. For the mains, we had the chicken shaslick and king prawn biryani and both were brilliant with the right amount of spice (just the way we liked it). To finish off the meal, we were given complimentary drinks on the house and I promised them a review so here I am. Come here for a nice evening. Visited October 2013

Lovely food - tried the garlic chicken chilli massala, great flavours and the right spices. Staff offered us complimentary amarettos. Thumbs up from me.

Lovely food - had the honey chicken and sag aloo wih a side of pilau rice. Recommended to all. Waiters are very nice and friendly as well - make you feel at home.

Nice food and friendly service. Best chicken tikka masala I've had. They also do lunch time specials for takeaway.

Great food and staff. Nice relaxing atmosphere. Good for big parties and romantic dates.

One of the best indian restaurants around the west end (definitely beats all the chains of indian restaurants in Drummond street). My personal favourite is the keema murgh with a side of mushroom rice. However, they got an exclusive menu with a variety of dishes ranging from mild to hot. What makes the dining more welcoming are the staff. Rahman and Ahmed are great fun and always make us laugh - looks like they are very popular with the customers. Must try this place. Julie

Delicious food (particularly lamb dupiaza and the naan bread) and very friendly staff. Highly recommended.

Fantastic food! Must try honey chicken and chicken rogan josh. Very tasty. On top of that, probably the best service I've received in any restaurant with Rahman and his team making me laugh. Highly recommended.

One of the best restaurants in london ! Must try the lamb vindaloo and sag paneer...delicious. On the plus side, Rahman, our waiter, is really funny and is an absolute diamond. Will return without doubt.

Brilliant, charming staff with great food (still have the taste bud on my tongue). Highly recommend the green chilli - its a must! As for the sizzling dishes, chicken shaslick was delicious. Was given a complementary coffee at the end of our meal which was a nice end to the meal.

Brilliant restaurant. Visited with friends and it's fast becoming one of our favourites, the wait staff are really friendly and the food tastes amazing. Definitely worth visiting if you're in the area.

Our waiter Rahman was fantastic - can't ask for a better waiter! Excellent service, made dinner really enjoyable with excellent jokes and an extremely friendly manner. Food was very well presented and cooked to perfection. Try the honey chicken. Would recommend in the future to everyone and anyone! Will be back...