Chai Naasto - Beckenham

4.3
590 reviews
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Indian
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  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
We think we’re different from your average Indian restaurant. A new exciting concept for Beckenham. Our menu is designed to bring you flavours from the streets of India to the streets of Beckenham, the best way to experience our menu is to select two to three of our small but perfectly formed dishes for your culinary voyage.

As soon as you step into Chai Naasto, you are immediately transformed to the streets of India. Tables and booths are housed in a train cabin style seating and then our mezzanine level welcomes you all the way to Bollywood. Here we can seat groups of 6 or more, ideal for parties.
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1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

We loved the food and atmosphere. The service was good to the extent of food coming out. But very appalled by the short table time to eat as others were waiting for their table next. Very rushed and rude at times.

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RM
London
4 reviews
Dined on 4 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Had a lovely dinner with my wife at Chai Naasto last Saturday night. Not your usual Indian food, but it was fresh and delicious..will definitely be back!

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HB
London
1 review
Dined on 4 May 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

The chicken are the cheap cuts. For what they charge the meat should be of a higher standard.

Cushioned seating would be lovely and we felt a little squashed in with the tables too close to the next one.

Been here 3 times. Enjoyed the experience but would head to a local curry house next time.

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T
London
1 review
Dined on 30 April 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

After being to the restaurant before my expectations were high
it was a Tuesday night and very quiet we ordered food and it came very quickly and most of the dishes were ok the chicken tikka was extremely dry and unedible which was return to the kitchen and the item removed from the bill
I felt very disappointed in the whole night after having such a good time before

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S
London
15 reviews
Dined on 28 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

This is a real hidden gem. Amazing food and great service all for a reasonable price. I’ve had takeaway and eaten in and both were just as good. Would definitely recommend!

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E
London
8 reviews
Dined on 27 April 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

As ever the food was excellent but the new menu is less interesting than in the past. More starter and main rather than tapas style.

Staff were too busy and sadly a very roudy group of diners ruined the ambience.

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C
London
2 reviews
Dined on 27 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb once again!

Brought mum this time who absolutely loved her birthday lunch, and she will LSO be coming back again soon!

Thanks again to front of house staff and chefs!

Such a great place!⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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GF
1 review
Dined on 25 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Place is amazing, hidden gem! Food was incredible and the service was matched. Our server was very funny and helpful. We were planning our next trip half way through our meal. If you haven't been.... go

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A
London
3 reviews
Dined on 23 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food! great staff! great ambiance!

decor, food and staff are all vibrant and thoroughly entertaining.

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E
London
2 reviews
Dined on 22 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We came here on my birthday and it was a wonderful meal. Even my boyfriend’s Dad who isn’t usually a fan of spicy food loved it! The food was delicious and featured dishes that you don’t often see on the menu. We’ll definitely be back.

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DC
London
1 review
Dined on 18 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

This place is awesome! Everything tastes amazing. Will return soon!

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Kent
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food.

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C
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time in Chai Nasto

Great service, quick and friendly, delicious food. Lovely decor and very chilled.

Will definately be back!

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J
London
3 reviews
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We dined last Friday and from start to finish we had a great time...the service was great as was the food, not a bad dish...love nanas curry!
Such a good restaurant...will return

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M
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Excellent... very different...just as good as last time!!

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LM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never disappointed when we come here. Staff always friendly and happy, food amazing, great atmosphere

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great food

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HC
Kent
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Amazing quality the waitress just forgot some of our dishes so we waited and she thought we already had them .
Flavours fantastic

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S
London
14 reviews
Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Nice cheerful place and tasty food, my only bugbear was that the benches were a teeny bit too low for the table in our booth.

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MP
Essex
5 reviews
Dined on 2 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food - not too spicy but tasted authentic- friendly staff.
Only criticism was that it was too cold to completely relax, had to keep our coats on!

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K
London
24 reviews
Dined on 1 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome food and awesome service!!

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WM
Kent
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Tucked away off Beckenham High street with good parking. Great food from good people always enjoy coming here. Quality service with a smile thanks.

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SA
London
2 reviews
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Chai was cold..very cold. Shame as everything else was good. But bad chai spoils everything

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KB
London
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Excellent mix of street food dishes. Very unique, something different and a good variation in dishes but a little7 expensive overall.

Shame really as the food was really good but would still recommend to friend's.

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g
London
5 reviews
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Food was really authentic and very tasty. Did come out quickly, but food got cold quickly too (not sure how this could be helped?).

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L
1 review
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 2

Very poor service. We were placed in a corner we had to remind them to take our order, take things away, Bill, pay for bill. Waitress had poor attitude. Food was very good however with the poor service it is unlikely we will return

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L
London
2 reviews
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Love this restaurant and not been for a little while! Did not disappoint, food was lovely as ever, amazing flavours and love the dishes are that bit smaller so you get to try more!! Service was excellent and will be looking to go back very soon!!

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RK
London
1 review
Dined on 22 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Atmosphere was perfect, food was incredible. Will be back and will certainly recommend.

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F
London
1 review
Dined on 19 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The selection of street food is delicious and like nowhere else. Service was prompt and pleasant.

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AK
London
1 review
Dined on 18 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Excellent service. Food was tasty and unique - different from the typical Indian cuisine. The downfall is the portions were very small and not good value for money.

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AP
Kent
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

I like this restaurant, it has a great atmosphere and ambience. I was a little disappointed with the food this time, the waitress didn't explain how the menu works, my dining companions hadn't been before. I was given crisps with my lamb dish, this did not complement the food at all, I had also eaten most of my food before my naan bread arrived

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DR
Kent
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The chicken poutine, fried chicken, butter chicken (we like chicken), and deal, were excellent. Good kulfi, but the chopped nuts they put on the white chocolate samosas were rancid so spoiled the dish.
Overall, really great flavours, but expensive for the amounts of food you get.

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SR
London
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a lovely meal, the only thing is i think you should advise people that the Indian tea comes with milk already in it. 2 of us have our tea black.

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Good food and a fun place to eat. I would absolutely recommend the restaurant but it is expensive and service is hit and miss.

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P
Kent
9 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never lets you down. Great place.

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AF
Kent
1 review
Dined on 25 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This is the second time I have been and I chose different dishes which were equally delicious. Booking was straightforward and arrangements made for one of our party who is a wheelchair user.

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KG
Kent
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 4

Beautiful food and a lovely environment. Very helpful staff although difficult to always get someone’s attention. Pricey but lovely food.

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M
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Excellent...unusual.....will return next time we're in London

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C
London
2 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

Friendly welcome. Funny smell when entered though? (not of food). Warmed up when more people arrived. Good service food & atmosphere.

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S
London
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 4

I’m not normally a fan of Indian food but this was lovely. I think the portion sizes are similar to tapas ..everything was beautifully spiced and some really different dishes making it hard to choose which is exactly what you want. Great service great value for money I would recommend it.

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