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Darbaar Restaurant

4.0
157 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Indian
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  • Business Meals (9)
  • Creative Cuisine (8)
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DARBAAR brings to the city of london a unique blend of Royal Classics & Modern Indian cuisine, creating a sense of theatre & encouraging diners to share.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Indian, Contemporary Indian
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 12pm - 2:45pm; 6pm - 10:45pm

Saturday: 6pm - 10:45pm
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Phone number
020 7422 4100
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Chef Abdul Yaseen
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Parking Details
Parking is available 2 minute walk away at Primrose street
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Public Transit
Short walk from Liverpool Street Station, Shoreditch High Street and Old street Station
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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If you are looking for, informal, conference, private, exclusive, or just a table surrounded in a lively restaurant atmosphere - Darbaar ticks every box. Darbaar showcases a combination of modern decor and fine furnishings and a generous Indian royal inspired menu bursting with unique flavors.

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Mon - Fri 12:00PM - 10:45PM
Sat 6:00PM - 10:45PM

What 157 People Are Saying
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4.0  based on recent ratings
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3.6
service
3.8
ambience
3.5
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83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Terry (London)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

We enjoyed our visit to Darbaar. Very good Indian food and excellent service. The bar area is also very impressive.

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OpenTable Diner 
2.0  Dined on 17 February 2018

The food was not upto the mark and definitely not upto worth the price

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OpenTable Diner (London)
3.0  Dined on 17 February 2018

Was pleasant but way too overpriced for what it is. Curries weren’t as flavoursome as expected and for that price I have had better. Customer service and decor was brilliant however and location is lovely

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Srikant23 (London)
5.0  Dined on 13 February 2018

Best Indian Restaurant I've been to in the U.K. The lunch menu and afternoon tea are a bargain. Great offer to have. Would highly recommend.

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KenG (London)
4.0  Dined on 29 January 2018

Very good food - presented well and good taste combinations.
Service was attentive.
A bit pricy.
Fairly quiet on a Monday lunchtime.

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7Kemi (London)
3.0  Dined on 26 January 2018

Had a 8:30 dinner reservation on a Friday night. Called about and hour before to change time to 9. Host made it sound like it was a big deal as they where busy but she altered the time. Unfortunately I had to call back again to change the reservation to 9:15 again it was made to sound like I asked for the world as they were busy nonetheless the time was again altered. By boyfriend and I arrived at 9:10 pm and we were greeted with 'oh you are here we have been waiting for you' and there was a a negative tone set. When we entered the dining area they were far from busy.... with a 4 top that was closing out and a 3 top that appeared to be finishing their mains. Not much attention was shown to us even though I mentioned it was our anniversary. I ordered the scallops as a starter and was unfortunately underwhelmed when they arrived - they were overcooked, chewy and cold. Service was poor but main was good. Such a shame as we were looking forward to our dining experience. We certainly left unhappy.

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Paul (London)
4.0  Dined on 26 January 2018

you never get disappointed by Darbaar. The food is always great, service is topnotch and has a great atmosphere!

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OpenTable Diner (London)
5.0  Dined on 26 January 2018

Service was great - food lovely - I’d go back. Wasn’t hugely busy but I can imagine it could get lively.

I’ll go back again for a business lunch - goat 🐐 biryani to be recommend

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OpenTable Diner (London)
2.0  Dined on 8 January 2018

It took a really long time to get our main course and the starters were average/lukewarm. Worse since there were just 2 tables at lunch.

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EksST (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on 4 January 2018

Well designed, spacious, dimly lit (appropriately so) and the food is phenomenal. They didn't have one of the items that we wanted so they switched it for something better (for the same price) and threw in an extra app. The server was extremely polite and attentive. Great experience. Will come again.

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vipOpenTable Diner (London)
3.0  Dined on 16 December 2017

The music was too loud - it was difficult to hold a conversation. Understandably the new staff had a few mishaps but there was not a balance between those experienced and those brand new he majority of the staff was new, in addition our waiter with experience was extremely abrupt and inflexible. The hostess mixed up our coats and found ourselves in the back looking through the coats to find ours. Luckily the food was delicious.

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vipWellsy (London)
4.0  Dined on 17 November 2017

Food was ok. Nothing amazing in my opinion., bit disappointing over all.

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OpenTable Diner (London)
4.0  Dined on 24 October 2017

Good local Resturant tucked away from the main road, well worth booking, above average menu, excellent flavours and choice.
Desserts we exceptional and fairly priced.

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Samz (London)
4.0  Dined on 21 October 2017

Lovely quiet restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (London)
2.0  Dined on 17 October 2017

Disappointing. Particularly the service. Slow and inefficient with dropped cutlery on more than one occasion. Food average and overpriced.

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