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Mahdi

Restaurants, Iranian Hammersmith
4 out of 5 stars
(10user reviews)

Time Out says

An Iranian restaurant in Hammersmith.

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Address: 217 King Street
London
W6 9JT
Transport: Tube: Hammersmith or Ravenscourt Park tube
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Users say (10)

4 out of 5 stars

Average User Rating

3.7 / 5

Rating Breakdown

  • 5 star:5
  • 4 star:1
  • 3 star:0
  • 2 star:1
  • 1 star:2
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tastemaker

Have been here many times and can say that I've not had an issue with the service, which I've found courteous and efficient. The layout is sprawling and I loved the stuffed peacock in the corner. 


As for the food, this is my go to restaurant in London for a Persian treat. Portion sizes are huge and I'd recommend the Kashke Bademjan (mash fried aubergine with herbs, onions and garlic sauce). The mixed grill was succulent and superb. Top tip : The mixed grill for 2 people is a large enough main for 3 adults.  

tastemaker

All my Persian friends have recommended this and now I've been I can't stop visiting it. Everything is delicious here from the fragrant rice to the mixed grill with all the meats cooked to perfection. It's always full to the brim even on weeknights. On King Street - accessible from both Hammersmith and Ravenscourt Park tube station, it's not difficult to get to. The staff are so friendly and warm - it really adds to the warmth and vibrancy of the atmosphere which feels like a traditional restaurant in Iran. Draped in rugs with cosy seating arrangements. The portions are so huge - I've never been able to finish my food in one go, always have to take some home with me, and very affordable given how big the portions are. I would recommend this to all - best Persian restaurant in London.


Another, "if you have a Persian friend, like me, then you know this is the spot" restaurant. It's nestled in a quite part of Hammersmith, away from the ruckus but not too far that you can't walk there and it's totally worth the journey. This is more of a traditonal place, colourful, vintage, and well tasty. If you speak Farsi, then you're at an advantage with service which goes for the same at any Persian restaurant really but the food is wonderful and a welcomed excuse for a cultured treat.

Moderator

had the pleasure of dining here over 10 times. amazing food, very big portions and very good value for money. the traditional Persian pot of tea between two is also a nice touch. would recommend to anyone and will go there again myself.


Have lost count of the number of times we have been back over the last 5 years having been introduced to it by friends. No the menu hasn't changed in years, neither has the decor and the service isn't great either. The food is just so tasty it more than makes up for any other short-comings. Our children like coming here as much as us. They stick to chicken and we share an adult meal between them. A Jug of Mango juice, Jasmine tea and the handmade bread cooked in the oven by the door with humus are musts. Highly recommended.


Went there on New Years day. The chicken my friend was given was uncooked, raw in the middle. The waiter's response was we cook all meat like that even the lamb. Anyway he eventually agreed to get another one 'well done.' He then forgot to order this and took our plates and said he would provided it for takeaway. As we were going out this was no point. He then argued that my friend had eaten half the meal and we should pay for half the bill. Regardless of whether she could get food poisioning. There are better, friendlier and safer restaurants out there! avoid this one!


I have bben there 3 times comming back disappointed .the 3rd time was the most recent one.The service is well under standard.they forgot to orde one of our starters, they brought kebabs half raw you could see red meat in the middle and blood, and in the end, they forgot to order our take away, made us wait for it for 50 minutes in the end wrong order!!!!!!!as we had guests with us , did not complain on the day... but we will never go back again.total waste of money and embarresment in front of our guests!!!


Value for money, great food and more than generous portions. The waiters occasionally joke and smile.


Best place ever. Delicious everything - ridiculously cheap. I don't know how they do it but they rock!

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