Indian Room Balham

4.6
256 reviews
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£25 and under
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Indian
Top tags:
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Spicy
  • Authentic
A modern, glass-fronted Indian on the burgeoning strip between The Bedford pub and Balham High Road, Indian Room has found itself something of a haven for couples. It must be the serene whiteness (table linen, walls) and candlelight. Then there’s the health-conscious cooking using as little as oil as possible. Well worth trying are the handful of dishes unique to this popular local restaurant, a wonderful apricot chicken Kashmir among them. Chicken madras, and a super-hot chicken vindaloo are consistently the most-ordered of the ‘All Time Favourites.’
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Indian
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Hours of Operation
Monday -Thursday: 17:30 - 23:30


Friday: 17:30 - Midnight


Saturday: 12:30 to Midnight


Sunday: 12:00 to Midnight


Bank Holidays: 12:30 to 23:30
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Phone number
020 8675 8611
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Area
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Public Transit
Tube and Railstation: Balham
Additional
Takeout

Special Offers

50% Off food

Enjoy 50% off your food bill.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 10 diners. Includes VAT, excludes service.

Valid For: 2 - 10 people

Starts: 25 April 2018

Ends: 25 October 2018

Availability: Sun 12:45-16:30
Sat 12:45-16:30

25% Off food

From the a la carte menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 10 diners. Includes VAT, excludes service.

Valid For: 2 - 10 people

Starts: 25 April 2018

Ends: 25 October 2018

Availability: Fri-Sat 17:00-18:45

30% Off food

From the a la carte menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 10 diners. Includes VAT, excludes service.

Valid For: 2 - 10 people

Starts: 25 April 2018

Ends: 25 October 2018

Availability: Sun-Thu 17:30-23:15

What 256 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined on 6 August 2018

Excellent service and suppprt. Catered for a birthday cake and had a delighted relative.
The coffee surprisingly was the best I have tasted in Balham

Would recommend

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5.0Dined on 2 August 2018

This is a lovely local restaurant. Really delicious food which is lighter/fresher than some more traditional Indian restaurants. Highly recommend.

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4.0Dined on 30 July 2018

Been here a handful of times now and the food is consistently good. The ingredients seem fresh and most of the dishes are a lot lighter than in other curry houses, meaning you don't feel bloated afterwards.

Would highly recommend the Fish curry & the fish tali.

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5.0Dined on 25 July 2018

Always look forward to a meal here. I live in Cornwall but visit a friend in Balham 2-3 times a year, each time I’m here we have a meal in The Indian Room, and without fail they provide a super dish. This time we went twice in one week, second time inviting a friend, who was so impressed he went straight onto Tripadvisor the next morning to write a glowing review (see Glenn C). I’m on my way back to Cornwall today and wish we had an Indian Room there, but I will be back again soon, and will most definitely be booking my table for another excellent meal.

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5.0Dined on 3 June 2018

Went for lunch on Sunday (50% off food). Lovely food as usual, we have become regulars here now.

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5.0Dined on 20 May 2018

We went for supper on Sunday night and the food was as delicious as always!

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5.0Dined on 16 May 2018

Been coming to the Indian Room for a number of years now and cannot find any faults, always enjoy the food and would highly recommend. Staff are friendly and polite and the food is excellent.

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4.0Dined on 11 May 2018

The Indian Room is one of my favourite local restaurants and I have been coming here 1-2 times a month for over two years. The service is always friendly, the food reliably good and interesting, and the beer (Mongoose) far better than Kingfisher or Cobra.

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5.0Dined on 6 May 2018

We booked a spur-of-the-moment dinner on a warm evening and had a delicious meal with 30% off food. Well recommended if you’re in the area.

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5.0Dined on 28 April 2018

Amazing would definitely return. Well priced and great food

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5.0Dined on 26 April 2018

Great good, fantastic service. I would definitely reccomend a visit

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5.0Dined on 20 April 2018

Fab food and excellent service

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4.0Dined on 8 April 2018

The Indian room never fails to impress, food beautiful as always and staff always smiling and friendly.

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5.0Dined on 6 April 2018

Second time I've been to the Indian Room, and just as good as I remembered. Service is attentive and polite, food is reasonably priced and very nice indeed. Will definitely be returning

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5.0Dined on 1 April 2018

Delicious!!!

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4.0Dined on 30 March 2018

Great as always. Highly recommended.

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5.0Dined on 24 March 2018

We have been going to the Indian room often for the last two months and I can honestly say its the tastiest Indian food I’ve had in years, it taste healthy yet delicious and the staff is so warm and friendly.
I’ve found my forever Indian .
I’m thrilled.
Mr C

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5.0Dined on 19 March 2018

Delicious Indian food - great lamb chops and prawn dishes.

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5.0Dined on 14 March 2018

Excellent restaurant. Great food and service. Now t that cheap but value for money is certainly there.

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4.0Dined on 9 March 2018

quality of food is excellent - they also cater well for allergies, with a complete list of gluten free dishes.

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5.0Dined on 2 March 2018

Best curry I’ve had in a long time, tasted very fresh and home cooked.
Will deffinetly go back.

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4.0Dined on 27 February 2018

Nice and healthy Indian restaurant in the heart of Balham. One of our favourite in the area

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3.0Dined on 27 February 2018

The food and service were ok. The only disappointment is that the menu posted on Opentable has different prices to the actual restaurant. This makes the pricing significantly different and this was thoroughly disappointing.

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5.0Dined on 15 February 2018

Food and service was excellent. I would definitely recommend this restaurant and will be visiting again

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5.0Dined on 3 February 2018

Great well priced food as always. Nice buzzing at hops here on a Saturday night. Came out hot and in good time. No pressure to leave the table.

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5.0Dined on 19 January 2018

Mrs Reid and I always have a great meal and service at the Indian Room. Their hospitality is second to none.

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5.0Dined on 15 January 2018

The food is amazing. I travel from Kent to use this Indian, I won't go to my local as not a patch on The Indian Room :-)

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5.0Dined on 8 January 2018

Absolute first class service and food, best curry restaurant in London. Have been coming here for 8 years and it's still the best, never ceases to amaze, even on their crazy busy Friday nights.

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5.0Dined on 6 January 2018

Food was delicious, I would definitely recommend and will hopefully visit again soon

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3.0Dined on 16 December 2017

Have eaten here 4 times now and each time the food is as good as the 1st time. Depending on which waiter you get you can ask for items that are not on the menu. We don't have starters as we order extra mains and each dish is tasteful. Will go back again and have used as a takeaway as well with no problems.

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3.0Dined on 3 December 2017

The food and service were great but the Open Table offer said we would get 30% off Sunday night dining and we were not giving that discount.

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5.0Dined on 19 November 2017

Great staff, food and location

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4.0Dined on 9 November 2017

Very pleasant restaurant with a nice cosy ambience. Great place for a meal and catch up with a friend - or even for a romantic meal!

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5.0Dined on 5 November 2017

Had amazing evening at Indian Room last Sunday. The food was just great, very tasty and there was a plenty of vegetarian options, no stale frying oil taste or overcooked mess - everything we ordered looked and tasted excellent. The restaurant itself is very beautiful, everything is clean, no smell of curry inside, white table clothes etc. The staff was very polite and friendly, couldn't wish for more. Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on 28 October 2017

We had a delightful night with family from overseas. It was great to show our guests that not all the great eating experiences are in the city and the parking is easier. The food was great and the chilly guide on the menu was accurate. The only down side was the lack of room around the table. Otherwise I highly recommend dinning here.

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5.0Dined on 26 October 2017

Good food and attentive service. Food came quickly and reasonably priced. Got 30% off food for booking online which was already on the bill when we asked for it.

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3.0Dined on 22 October 2017

The food is really tasty but I have to say the wait was nearly an hour which wasn't great.
Staff were lovely and polite, helped with any questions about the menu.
Highly recommend

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5.0Dined on 23 September 2017

Great food and service .
The atmosphere was amazing !

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4.0Dined on 18 September 2017

Quiet easily the best Indian food around SW london- non oily food and floavoursome. If you're a Indian food fan you have to try this place. The flavours just pop! And the service is impeccable

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5.0Dined on 18 September 2017

Great service, Great food, accommodated us well for 7 guests and walked out of the restaurant satisfied. Thanks! we will visit again.

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