Cinnamon Bazaar

4.2
740 reviews
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£25 and under
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Contemporary Indian
Top tags:
  • Spicy
  • Casual
  • Creative Cuisine
Cinnamon Bazaar is the latest restaurant & cocktail bar from Vivek Singh's range of Cinnamon restaurants, situated in London’s Covent Garden.

We are a dining concept that mixes real Indian heritage with urban London, and our menus have been inspired by the marketplaces that lie on the trading routes that connect the empires of the Old World.

The cross-cultural dining experience embraces the democratic spirit of a bazaar, making us a real cultural melting pot – the perfect place to eat, drink, relax and celebrate.

Our private dining room, the Khari Baoli, is situated on the first floor above the hustle & bustle of the restaurant, and can accommodate 12 – 30 guests in this picturesque dining room, featuring its very own private bar. It is a real democratic place for people to meet, eat, drink, exchange ideas, work and celebrate.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary Indian, Vegetarian / Vegan, Afternoon Tea
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Hours of Operation
Monday to Saturday:
Lunch 12 noon - 3:00pm
Trader's High Tea 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Dinner 5:30pm - midnight

Sunday:
Breakfast 11:00am - 11:30am
Lunch 12 noon - 3:00pm
Trader's High Tea 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Dinner 5:30pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
020 7395 1400
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Payment Options
AMEX, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Executive Chef
Vivek Singh
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Catering
Email info@cinnamon-bazaar.com or call our events team on 0207 395 1400 for large group catering options.
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Public Transit
Leicester Square, Covent Garden and Charring Cross station are all 5 minutes walk away
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, High Tea, Late Night, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Private Dining

Aptly named after Delhi’s ancient spice bazaar, Khari Baoli is also known as a ‘watering hole’ due to the well from which the 17th century market first originated. Fast forward to today and it is now Asia’s largest spice market playing host to millions of charismatic traders & shoppers who gather every day, not just to exchange ingredients but to feast and swap life stories- just like they’ve done for centuries. Khari Baoli dining room & bar Situated on the first floor above the hustle & bustle of the restaurant, the picturesque dining room seats up to 30 and features its very own private bar. Available for exclusive hire for parties between 12-30 guests, it is the perfect place for anybody looking to exchange their own stories with friends over fantastic food and drink! Our delicious Vivek Singh's feasting set menus start from £35 per head and offer easily priced packages to suit your party size and budget.

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Special Offers

Chaat your heart out: 1 courses £15

1 course £15, meze style, order one main dish from the kitchen and serve yourself chaat from the chaat cart. This venue does not levy any service charge.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 15 diners. Includes Tax. This venue does not levy any service charge.

Valid For: 1 - 15 people

Starts: 11 October 2018

Ends: 30 November 2018

Availability: Mon-Fri 12:00-17:00

The Grand Bazaar Weekend Brunch: £30.00pp

A selection of dishes served at once, family style with bread and rice. This venue does not levy any service charge.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 20 diners. Includes Tax. This venue does not levy any service charge.

Valid For: 4 - 20 people

Starts: 11 October 2018

Ends: 1 February 2019

Availability: Sun 12:00-17:00
Sat 12:00-17:00

Weekend Brunch 32.50pp for 3 courses and a Mr Lyan cocktail

This venue does not levy any service charge.

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

Valid For: 1 - 10 people

Starts: 11 October 2018

Ends: 1 February 2019

Availability: Sun 11:00-16:00
Sat 11:00-16:00

Afternoon tea with a twist £24.50pp with a Bellini

This venue does not levy any service charge.

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

Valid For: 1 - 10 people

Starts: 11 October 2018

Ends: 1 February 2019

Availability: Daily 15:30-17:30

Pre-Post Theatre menu with a Bazaar Bellini : 2 courses £21pp

Or 3 courses £24pp. From a set menu. This venue does not levy any service charge.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 11 October 2018

Ends: 1 February 2019

Availability: Daily 17:30-18:30 21:00-22:30

Lunch hour menu: 2/3 courses £17pp/£20pp

From a set menu. This venue does not levy any service charge.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 11 October 2018

Ends: 1 February 2019

Availability: Daily 12:00-17:00

Vegan menu 4 courses £30pp

This venue does not levy any service charge.

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

Valid For: 1 - 10 people

Starts: 11 October 2018

Ends: 1 February 2019

Availability: Mon-Fri 12:00-22:30

Journey through Bazaar Tasting menu £38pp

7 course tasting menu. Maximum of 10 diners. Includes Tax. This venue does not levy any service charge.

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

Valid For: 1 - 10 people

Starts: 11 October 2018

Ends: 1 February 2019

Availability: Mon-Fri 12:00-22:30

1,000-Point Tables

See availability for 1,000 point tables

Sun - Wed 11:30AM - 3:30PM 5:30PM - 10:30PM
Thu - Sat 11:30AM - 3:30PM 9:30PM - 10:30PM

What 740 People Are Saying
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LR
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Food and setting was excellent. The service was ok, all staff seemed very rushed and didn't give a very nice welcome, but the food was very tasty.

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KS
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Just very average all around when you consider they have some great competition all around them. Must’ve been short stuffed Sunday night as service was very reactive and we had to get up and get our own water and ice that we have asked the waiter for. Food was forgettable and we were not given larger plates after starters for our mains that we ordered to share. Don’t realky see a reason to rush back there.

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JW
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

First impressions are good. The decor is nice and the menu looks good but this is all let down as soon as you
are sat down. We waited longer than we should have to order our drinks and ordered our food at the same time. We then waiting a long time for our drinks to arrive, even though we could see them sat on the bar for 5-10 minutes before they were brought over. Food was then dropped at our table that wasn't ours, my partner had to get up and walk over the waiting staff to tell them it wasn't ours, our starters then arrived which were nice, soon after this a bottle of wine was brought over to our table that we hadn't ordered. Our mains were then brought over but even though its marketed as a kind of tapas menu no plates were brought with them. The food was OK, too salty in my opinion and my partner felt the same. For the cost, I didn't think it was value for money and they need to at least double the waiting staff.

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RG
London
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

The food and ambiance are OK by Covent Garden standards. The lemon and ginger iced tea is just expensive lemonade. There was an attempt to overcharge us by billing a basket of 3 small naans as 3 separate items, doubling the price. The final insult was that they informed Opentable that my party had not shown up, triggering threats to my good reputation. I won’t go there again

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VR
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Very good food and good value. Thank you Cinnamon Bazaar!

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A
London
24 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

The restaurant food and service were fantastic; we could not fault it. The food was amazing with just the right amount of spices. The best Indian food we have eaten in a long time and the staff were all very friendly and informative. We will definitely go back.

It was a shame that the bar service on arrival was so poor. Rather than acknowledging us, the barman continued to stack the dishwasher with his back to us. We were also ignored by 2 other members of staff despite asking them politely if we could get a drink and waited a good few minutes before my boyfriend felt he had to ask someone quite sternly to serve us. It was obvious we wanted serving so I am not sure what went wrong there. Hopefully a blip!

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GJ
London
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Nice setting. Spicy interesting food. Service a bit slow.

Toilets not great

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DR
London
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food. The tasting menu gave us a super mix of flavours and textures. Service was slick and friendly.

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SD
London
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

I arrived on time and was seated at my table but waited half an hour for drinks. On this occasion the appetizers were great but the main missed the mark as the rice was over done. It was busy but I found service a little slow and inattentive. I will probably return to a different restaurant at a different time to see if this was a once off. Left feeling disappointed really.

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M
Aberdeen
14 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We were made most welcome when we arrived and the service friendly and efficient without being rushed. We chose meals from the 3 course set menu - the food was well prepared and very tasty. I started with with a chicken tikka, followed by a delicious fish in a type of soup and finished with creme brulee. A very enjoyable lunch.

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EN
Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 7 October 2018
Overall 2food 4service 2ambience 4

Hard to review: starters were truly excellent - unique, flavourful, well-presented - everything you'd expect from one of the Cinnamon Collection restaurants. However, it took them between 30 and 40 minutes to arrive - not ideal when you are trying to get to the theatre in time! And it was a very quiet Sunday afternoon - restaurant was close to empty. Main courses were very good - but not unique or different. At which point £18.50 for a chicken biryani seems a bit steep. Desert also took ages to come out - we weren't sure if it was ready and just sitting at the bar for pick up. Waitress was understanding of our experience and knocked 30% off the bill (unprompted). That is appreciated, but we still had to run to get to the theatre in time - not the relaxing experience we hoped for!

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s
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Very busy need reservation but it worth it very Great food

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MW
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on 6 October 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 5

We booked a 5:15 dinner reservation prior to a 7:30 show. Service was so slow we had to skip dessert in order to make the show on time. Good food, but extremely slow service.

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h
London
4 reviews
Dined on 6 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

We attended on a lunch time when it was not very busy so were not hurried to release the table and were able to have a very leisurely meal. Food was very good but portions quite small given that we were sharing so it was just a taster of each dish for each diner. Service started well but became rather slow when other diners arrived so probably not really enough staff to cover the numbers but our server was very pleasant and helpful. I would definitely eat there again.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

I had to wait for an hour to get a table. However, it was worth it 💕

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w
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 4 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Add spice to your night and dine at the Covent Garden restaurant. The three-course meal serves a complimentary Cinnamon Bellini that sprinkles in the right flavor to the night. The colorful ambiance and the cuisine peppers the perfect amount of heat delivering a crowd favorite.

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JM
London
5 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fabulous service and wonderfully authentic and flavoursome food - you should try this place!

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KC
Yosemite
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Friendly staff although service a little slow. Lamb Shepard’s pie was the winner.

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OT
London
7 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Really lovely venue and the food was delicious. A modern take on Indian cuisine with some delicate flavours. The chicken tandoori was nothing like I’ve had before and was super soft and juicy, and the pork belly was caramelised and tasty. Will come back again for sure!

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MS
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

Service was slow and was really noisy in the restaurant. Food was good but portion size was tiny. Wouldn’t visit again

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l
London
11 reviews
Dined on 30 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Another great addition to the Cinnamon family. Food was really good, nice menu choice and great atmosphere. Gray Sunday lunch for the two of us

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KH
1 review
Dined on 29 September 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

I’m sorry to write a bad review but I was so disappointed in this restaurant. Our table was 30 mins late and we were in and out in an hour, with our plates being cleared as we were still eating. We had starters and mains but the portions were absolutely tiny and the food itself was well below average. With a whole weekend planned in London I looked forward to this the most, when in fact it turned out to be a let down. Not worth the money I paid that night. Sorry again guys.

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CD
London
1 review
Dined on 29 September 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Excellent food, and good cocktails. Only down side was being sat near the bar on a very small table.

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OT
London
8 reviews
Dined on 29 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great food and good atmosphere....slightly felt a bit rushed to order. But overall food tasted amazing and fresh, cocktails were tasty too and carrot and ginger cake was to die for...

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F
1 review
Dined on 29 September 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 2

Visited this place for the first time this past week , was disappointed with the service more than anything. Our table was given different menus & the portion size was small for the price that they wanted. It was good food but you can get more for your money elsewhere.

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p
London
51 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Good food, but not great value for money - but then you are in the heart of Covent Garden. The fact it's not cheap doesn't appear to be holding the place back though as it was busy and noisy by the time we left. Service was friendly and helpful, nice people.

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KW
Brighton
13 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were looking for somewhere to eat close to The Adelphi Theatre prior to going to see Kinky Boots.
Our table was booked for 5.30 but we arrived at 4.30 to have drinks in the bar area. The welcome was warm and the drinks service very efficient. We were asked if we wanted to eat in the bar area and as we were comfortable there we did. The food was excellent! We asked for recommendations which were given confidently after we gave our preference for spice levels etc, and we enjoyed every dish we chose. We will definitely be back!

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L
London
13 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely tucked away restaurant near Charing Cross and Covent Garden. The food is superb. The staff are all friendly and helpful in choosing the dishes. Great for a Saturday meeting up with friends etc.

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p
London
7 reviews
Dined on 27 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Food excellent, good service, good ambiance had set menu with free Bellini

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f
London
85 reviews
Dined on 26 September 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Another lovely visit to the Bazaar. A great choice on the set menu including a fabulous pistachio kulfi. Even took the leftovers home for lunch the next day.

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E
London
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

I had booked for 7:30 and table wasn’t ready - they seated us at the bar and at around 7:50 came to change seats but was also a bar tavke. I had asked for a normal table on booking so insisted on having it.
Everything went well after that but still had to insist and nothing was done customer service satisfaction wise.

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J
London
3 reviews
Dined on 25 September 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Enjoyed the food and atmosphere but it god a little busy and loud around 21:00 as we were leaving. Fun place to eat.

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RH
London
2 reviews
Dined on 24 September 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

We had been to this restaurant before and had really enjoyed it but this time round we were a little disappointed in the portion size (which seemed small for the price) and very disappointed with the drinks bill. £13.75 for a glass of red wine and over £11 a glass of white wine was outrageous we felt.

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TI
London
1 review
Dined on 23 September 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Delicious food, but portions could be a tiny bit bigger for the price. The tables are quiet close together, and it's very cosy. Overall a good restaurant, and would definitely recommend to others.

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J
London
1 review
Dined on 23 September 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Nice decorative environment. The food wad good, but nothing out of the ordinary.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 22 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Shepherds pie was really disappointing but the rest of the food was excellent! Initially tried to seat us upstairs where there was zero atmosphere but managed to get a table downstairs in the end which was a million times better.

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L
Detroit
21 reviews
Dined on 22 September 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 3

This is the worst service experience we've encountered in a long time. Our server was kind, but the service in general was incredibly ineffective: servers with too many tables, unsure if your food has arrived, and each course left us wondering and asking about etas and missing food, etc. All together what should have been a 1 hr meal took closer to 2.5 and we were dinning with a 3 yr old with jet leg. I am all for long meals, but meals you enjoy feeling taken care of...not like you have to follow up on your missing drinks, ask for more water each time and report missing food.

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PS
London
3 reviews
Dined on 22 September 2018
Overall 4food 2service 5ambience 5

I must say when I heard about this place I thought it would be good. The cocktails and service was really good. Me being a foodie thought the food was average. One starter we had lamb mince and egg paratha was nice but the lamb kebab was not on point it tasted more like patè. The mains were ok we had chicken biryani and butter chicken both were very sweet and the biryani lacked in flavour. Plus the meat used was thighs not a good choice of meat. Should have used chicken breast instead. As the chicken they used was tough. Frankly if I do come back to this restaurant again it will not be for the food but the drinks. Desert was standard

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N
London
2 reviews
Dined on 21 September 2018
Overall 2food 4service 2ambience 4

Booked a table and had to wait 25 minutes nonetheless. The poor waitresses tried their best but this is not acceptable.

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BH
Buckinghamshire
3 reviews
Dined on 21 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

High quality food and service, yet quite relaxed as well

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