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Chettinad Restaurant

16 Percy Street | Soho, London W1T 1DT, England
+44 20 3556 1229
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dosa” (289 reviews)
“curry” (184 reviews)
“lemon rice” (44 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Percy Street | Soho, London W1T 1DT, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Incredible food. South Indian which is apparently a bit esoteric and hard to find. The Dosa, which is like a curry, wrapped in a thin pancake is the staple and a crowd pleaser. So delicious. The regular curries had incredible flavoring as well. Perhaps the...More

1  Thank Bill S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We wanted to try Indian cuisine. Went to this place after reading about it. You will be happy you visited. The food is nice and the staff's polite and welcoming. Try it out!

1  Thank MerinA9
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was delicious and the service very fast. All the plates I tried were vegetarian and thankfully the waiter was very friendly and helpful to give me good suggestions. The atmosphere was modern and the restaurant very clean

2  Thank Kirsten M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When we arrived and were seated the staff seemed almost annoyed to be working. I had to ask for water 3x even though they had brought our drink order. I was a bit surprised based on the plethora of good reviews. The atmosphere quickly changed...More

2  Thank JustRose_CH
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the restaurant for a late lunch, around 14:00 (note that they are closing between 15:00 to 17:30 on week days) and there was plenty of room in the restaurant. We ordered a vegetarian platter (a code for an assortment of breads filled with...More

2  Thank Ran G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to have dinner and we had as starters vegetable samosas and another starter. Then for main we had two different types of dosas. He had a fresh juice and I had water. We also had coffee and a peppermint. Everything was delicious. The...More

2  Thank Monypeny83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best masala dosas in London and all for a reasonable price. The midweek lunchtime thalis are also excellent value for money. Will definitely return.

4  Thank bobonthewire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was amazing! Good service, recomandations and outstanding food! Just perfect! Arif is the best!!!

3  Thank Nicolai V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service is friendly and food is fair. Only fair. Nothing to compare with the best Indian restaurants we found (in Japan!). One thing: beware that their reservation system on their website is not accurate: you can book a table, the system accepts and when you...More

Thank mverdun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When to this place after a long day of work with a few friend and it was amazing Food is very tasty vibrant and full of flavour Presented really well and quick to arrive after our order despite the restaurant being packed Staff were very...More

3  Thank Wolfman74
This sophisticated and sociable slice of Central
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conveniently located between the major retail
thoroughfares of Regent Street to the west and
Tottenham Court Road to the east, with a handful of
well connected Tube stations dotted around the area
for easy transport. This neighbourhood is a favorite
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27 July 2017|
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Response from tinks109 | Reviewed this property |
It's not an enormous restaurant but there is definitely enough space for your requirements. There were children eating when we were there.
19 May 2017|
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Response from hamburg09 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I can't remember but all the prices were very reasonable.
19 May 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Percy Street | Soho, London W1T 1DT, England (Formerly Camerino)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Fitzrovia
  • Neighbourhood: Fitzrovia
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3556 1229
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Welcome to Chettinad, the world of phenomenal South Indian cuisine. Chettinad is a small village in the Southern Tamil Nadu State of India. Chettinad is known for its culinary delicacies and now is one of the many reasons why people get to know Chettinad. We are a no fuss, no frill, stylish, laid back diner, who just speaks of truly and honest South Indian food in the heart of Central London. We only know how to cook-up good home comfort authentic food freshly made to order with understated approach to service. No meal is complete without traditional Dosa, lentil pancake eaten any time during the day. Well! Certainly it isn't just another Curry House!!! "Ideal place to try something new if you are a South Indian food virgin" Back home in Chettinad, your dishes are served on a huge fresh banana leaf, a disposable platter. Contact with your food is direct and tactile as you eat with your right hand, mixing wet into dry ingredients - a messy business for the uninitiated. In Chettinad Restaurant here, we want you to experience authentic original flavours, therefore you would find some of our dishes served with fresh banana leaf. Today we appreciate and respect that you have entrusted your palate to us, we will take great loving care and take your taste buds on a journey where each mouthful sings a new magical ''WOW'' note. Enjoy your meal at Chettinad- The Village Restaurant, where "QUALITY MEETS TRADIITON"
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