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Bengal Tiger Restaurant
Bengal Tiger Restaurant

Bengal Tiger Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.bengaltiger.org.uk/
  • Phone: 0207 248 6361
  • Hours of Operation: Mon - Sun: 11:30am-15:00pm, 17:30pm - 23:30pm.
  • Payment Options: MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar/Lounge, Beer, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: No
A word from Bengal Tiger Restaurant
Bengal Tiger restaurant in the City of London is just a few minutes’ walk from Blackfriars tube station and an equally short stroll from St Pauls Cathedral. This Indian restaurant offers northern Indian cuisine in a sleek, spotlit setting. A cool architectural sculpture separates the bar from the dining room and the place is decorated throughout with tiger-themed art. Bengal Tiger differentiates itself from the curry houses that dot the City by its selection of chef’s specials. Food is freshly cooked to order and is prepared with fine ingredients that have been sourced from all over the world. If you’re looking for authentic Indian cuisine in a smart, relaxed City setting, then look no further than the Bengal Tiger. The sikandari raan is a magnificent version of slow-cooked spiced lamb shank. Chicken jaipuri in a medium tamarind sauce, and a tandoori-cooked duck akberi masala are equally memorable to the taste.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "This is the classic restaurant in the City that works well at lunchtime for business lunches, but not so well for dinner. The result? Food from the morning shift, which is served to you at dinner time after having been microwaved. The good lacked of flavours and it wasn't as spicy as Indian food should be. The meat, as a result of being re-heated, was dry and it hadn't enough sauce. Maybe not a good idea to go to a lunch place at dinner time!"
    dined on 30/05/2014
  • "Excellent Tandoori platter and Roopchanda fish. Good service"
    dined on 19/05/2014
  • "food, perfect, hot, tasty as always. Service quick and efficient"
    dined on 04/04/2014
  • "The staff were not pleasant and even tried to argue with us when we noted that one meal was wrong and the order was for chicken and not lamb. Also one of the meals was not cooked through and had to be replaced. Food was ok but will most likely go elsewhere next time around"
    dined on 01/04/2014
  • "Very popular with some overseas guests I had to book an informal dinner for, they loved it."
    dined on 13/03/2014
  • "Food was good and not greasy like some Indians can me however was expensive for 2 people for what it is... Or typical Indian. Good food but standard."
    dined on 26/02/2014
  • "This is my third time dining here and every time, the food, drinks and impecable service never disappoints. There are great vegetarian options also, almost tempts me to skip the meat options."
    dined on 12/02/2014
  • "Decent Indian curry, convenient location close to Blackfriars and St. Pauls."
    dined on 28/01/2014
  • "As a regual group of curry eaters we know that some restaurants struggle when they are even half full. Tonight the service was swift and friendly at a pre-Christmas packed place. Food was good and well presented. Cost was on the high very side."
    dined on 19/12/2013
  • "Worst service I'd received in a restaurant. The waiters were rude and took a very long time to serve our group. One of the waiters put his fingers in my friend's food (in front of her) before serving it to her. They tried to force us to pay service charge but we refused. Food was average at best."
    dined on 18/12/2013
  • "an ok place for a business lunch. traditional indian restaurant in the city serving all of the usual fare!"
    dined on 16/12/2013
  • "I don't have a huge amount to say. It was a good meal- not exceptional but it wasn't particularly expensive so good value"
    dined on 13/12/2013
  • "As I am from Birmingham, the home of the curry :+) i had great expectations of this restaurant. I found the food, service and location for a dinner I hosted to be faultless. The booking was easy and the service was great, especially as there was 12 of us. if you would like a curry in London, this is worth a strong consideration. I would highly recommend."
    dined on 12/12/2013
  • "Love, love this place, this is our favourite curry house in the City and we eat here regularly - never, never had better Indian food than in here! You must try it"
    dined on 25/07/2013
  • "A group from work tried this centrally located curry house. It served standard curry dishes and did them well. The naan was very fresh and everyone enjoyed their food. We had a round table which made the evening more sociable. It was not busy but we went on a Tuesday evening."
    dined on 16/07/2013
  • "Went with a group of fellow professionals and the meal was average. Pricy as well as it worked out to £40 per head. The dishes were ok but lacked any standout dishes"
    dined on 20/06/2013
  • "Though the service is a bit slow, the food options are good. And the curries are delicious!"
    dined on 10/06/2013
  • "Food is always excellent at the Bengal, when we want Indian food in the City, its our first choice everytime, as soon as I leave I cant wait to go back! AWESOME place"
    dined on 23/05/2013
  • "We ordered rogan josh but served a different dish. Seating arrangements are too tight. Staff is not welcoming."
    dined on 22/05/2013
  • "Came across this nice little restaurant in an alleyway near St. Paul's Cathedral. Decor and setting was nice, but the restaurant was EMPTY, as in, there were more staff than patrons. Ordered a samosa entree which was very small in portion size, and expensive, but tasty. The mains were decent, the curry was a bit oily, but overall a decent experience. Worth visiting again."
    dined on 13/04/2013
  • "Been a coupel of years since my last visit but it was unchanged. The quality of the food is very good, I would recommend the Chicken Tikka Masala and Mushroom Pilia rice as a great main meal. The waiters were attentive and the food was hot and tasty wil the kingfisher beer was cold. Price wise it is on the expensive side at £25 per person for once course an a drink so maybe they ned ot look at some deals to help pull customers in given it is off the main road."
    dined on 03/04/2013
  • "Great food and good environment, I arranged a business dinner there and was very pleased with the service we recieved for such a large group."
    dined on 27/03/2013
  • "Bengal Tiger Restaurant has a well stocked bar with a bar area to sit at before moving to a table, which we particularly liked. You are spoilt for choice on a large selection of starters, mains, vegetarian dishes & rice/breads. Interestingly, duck featured frequently on the menu which we had never seen in an Indian restaurant before, and everyone agreed the Duck Tikka was one of the nicest dishes. The Roopchanda (pomfret - fish) dish was a little too spicy but tasty nonetheless, and the selection of dishes from the set menus was spot on. The waiters were very attentive + happy to amend orders when appropriate. Whilst a little more expensive than Brick Lane restaurants, the food quality was much better & we will definitely be going back."
    dined on 27/03/2013
  • "Good food, good service, and generally a nice restaurant. The house wine was the only fault; next time I'll stick to Cobra."
    dined on 16/03/2013
  • "Excellent quality of food, great ambience and service"
    dined on 13/02/2013
  • "This was a great Christmas lunch, close to the office which was very convenient. Bengal Tiger coped with our crowd admirably. The curry was good as was the service. Due to its locality we'll definitely be returning."
    dined on 21/12/2012
  • "I went with a small group of friends and The Bengal Tiger delivered in all respects. All of the main dishes we had were of a very high quality, particularly Xacutie Chicken and Lamb Shashki. The Bhindi Bhajee really stood out amongst our side dishes. The restaurant was very busy as it was the week before Christmas, but the quality of service was excellent through out our evening. I will definitely return in 2013."
    dined on 20/12/2012
  • "Nice festive vibe at the Bengal Tiger in the run up to Christmas. Although I only make occasional visits to this restaurant I'd say it's probably the best Indian restaurants in the St Pauls area."
    dined on 20/12/2012
  • "This restaurant is in a great location tucked down inside the back streets near Blackfriars. The food was reasonably good, but not mind blowing. Service was pretty good considering they had two very large christmas parties in. The decor was pretty cool, with a giant sculpture of a tiger skeleton in the centre of the room."
    dined on 05/12/2012
  • "I visted this place and took up the option for the set menu lunch deal. The food was outstanding we all enjoyed our meals and the service was great to. Definately go back again."
    dined on 23/11/2012
  • "All attendees enjoyed the food and the athmosphere"
    dined on 14/11/2012
  • "We always come here for team birthdays, it never disappoints. Great food, great service. i would literally eat here every day if I could! I bring all my friends and family here at least once, and they all love it too! I wish there was one closer to home in Essex!!"
    dined on 30/10/2012
  • "7 of us went there on the 50% off starter and main course offer they had advertised and it felt like the portions for main were also reduced by 50% in size. Food was ok but don't think it was worth the £19.00 per head we ended up paying after the 50% off. I won't be going there again."
    dined on 25/10/2012
  • "I went to Bengal Tiger with my colleagues from work and we all enjoyed it. We all had a starter and a main course and were absolutely stuffed at the end of the meal. You definitely get your money's worth! We had the Toptable 50% off offer which made a huge difference to the amount that we paid at the end, although after looking at the menu I noticed that the prices are quite reasonable even without the discount. This was my second visit to Bengal Tiger and I will probably go again."
    dined on 22/10/2012
  • "The general ambience of Bengal Tiger lends itself nicely to a dinner with colleagues. There's a fairly good variety of dishes to choose from, including vegetarian and fish options. Overall, our food was fairly good given the price we paid. The only major let down at the Bengal Tiger was the time it took the waiters to come over and take our order and the time it took the food to arrive - even though the restaurant was only half full."
    dined on 08/10/2012
  • "A group of us went to eat here last Saturday. The food was good although one member said he had a dodgy tummy the following day. I liked the layout and setting of the restaurant and with 50% discount by booking through Toptable it was good value for money. When the bill was presented to us at the end of the meal I noted the 50% food discount was not included. After bringing this to the attention of the staff we were presented with the correct bill, although there was no definite apology and I had mentioned we had booked through Toptable when we entered the restaurant. If you go to eat here make sure you check the bill."
    dined on 06/10/2012
  • "Great food. Went for a business lunch - would definitely recommend."
    dined on 05/10/2012
  • "The restaurant was very busy for a thursday night but the service was still OK. The food was great although one of our party insisted that we all shared. A bit of a mistake with Curry I think as there are too many strong flavours involved. However it was all very tasty and well cooked. I would certainly go again!"
    dined on 27/09/2012
  • "We dined on Saturday night. A little quiet, which is to be expected in the City on a weekend. What you get is food worthy of full price at great value just because of the City address. Most places won't offer you any discount on a Saturday, so I would highly recommend. This is modern style Indian food which is very well executed. If I was to offer some advice to improve, add some cocktails to the menu, and make sure you are carrying all the wines on the list. Aside from this, I would recommend that you give it a try."
    dined on 22/09/2012
  • "Very tasty meal, lots of interesting menu choices, very good value set meal. Nice ambience."
    dined on 08/09/2012