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Fatt Pundit Covent Garden, London, Greater London

Fatt Pundit Covent Garden

4.4
4.4
909 Reviews
£25 and under
Indian
***For large table booking above 4 guests kindly call the restaurant phone number, bookings above 4 guests require deposit****

Originating from Kolkata, this unique cuisine was invented when the Hakka people migrated to India from the Chinese province of Canton, bringing with them their culinary treasures. Incorporating traditional Chinese cooking techniques with the spices of India to create something both new yet familiar, Indo Chinese is now an integral part of Indian cuisine.

Playfully named Fatt Pundit it’s a combination of the common Chinese surname ‘Fatt’ with the Indian word ‘Pundit’ (a scholar).


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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    Indian, Asian, Fusion / Eclectic
  • Hours of Operation
    Sun 12:00–21:00 Lunch Tue–Fri 12:00–14:30 All Day Sat 12:00–22:30 Dinner Tue–Fri 17:00–22:30
  • Phone number
    020 7836 8883
  • Payment Options
    Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Business Casual

What 909 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseEnergetic

909 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 30 March 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Service was way too fast it ruined the whole evening. Felt very rushed but lovely food.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 26 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was such a fantastic restaurant. Our waitress Ruby was so helpful and gave some recommendations. We never had food like this. The duck was amazing but the prawn starter was to die for. Great atmosphere too.

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  3. NataliaJ

    Dubai

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time trying this restaurant. The food was amazing, fantastic flavours and the sharing plates were just the right size. Will definitely be back.

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  4. GilesB

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 14 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really friendly place. Food was very good indeed and you can tell they use excellent quality ingredients and use them very well. Great choices of food and drinks. Really enjoyed our visit.

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  5. KarishmaC

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The quality and flavours of the food and drinks are what I come back for.

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  6. EmmaG

    New York City

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 March 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was very delicious but the waiter left us unattended quite a lot, we waited for our plates to be cleared for about 20 minutes and had to stop our waiter walking by to ask for the dessert menu. Overall glad we tried it and enjoyed the food and cocktails.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on 1 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a pleasure coming to Fatt Pundit. Delicious food, friendly service and good quality/price balance.

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  8. Lissie

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic restaurant. Food was amazing, atmosphere was fun and lively and the staff were so lovely! Cannot wait to go back.

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  9. Shyam

    London

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 February 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    Good food but not great service. It feels like they want to rush you out. When we arrived - told that we had to order all food as soon as possible, we were not allowed to order a few dishes and "see how we get on". Felt forced to order more than less so we weren't left hungry. On finishing our meal - we asked for some chai and no desert. The bill was presented to us before we even received our tea, they seemed desperate to get us out so they could turn the table over. The minute I opened the bill, someone rushed over with the card machine, they were watching and waiting for us to be ready to pay. There was a hair found in our food, they were quick to deal with the issue, very apologetic and dealt with it really well. Food was tasty, portions a good size. Seating felt a bit squashed, fair amount of noise but nothing more than you would expect from a popular restaurant in covent garden.

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  10. RyanC

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was amazing as always! The hardest part is deciding what to have!

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  11. fourleaf

    London

    33 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food at Fatt Pundit was excellent. They offer a range of gluten free and allergy-friendly dishes, as well as some delicious cocktails. I'd highly recommend it.

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  12. Ilumreoopsd

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was alright, portions are small so you can try multiple dishes and not get too full. Our server Ray was very helpful with how many dishes we should order and informed us of the concept behind the restaurant, he topped up our waters regularly and checked in with us.

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  13. AmerM

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really nice food with lots of flavour exactly what we was after, good service!

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  14. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Every dish had the perfect level of spice. One of the best meals I’ve ever had topped off with the brownie dessert. Next time I’m in London I’m for sure coming back to this restaurant

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  15. HeralC

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The Sizzling brownie was the best. The staff were were very accommodating.

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  16. kathk

    Gloucestershire

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    The welcome was really poor and nobody looked up from a screen to say hi, or anything like that. We were left waiting by the door and nobody explained why this was We were then taken downstairs. Had to ask to order drinks had to ask to order food. The food was okay, but the table is too small to put the food on it Had to to ask twice for our Bill. 

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  17. Davi1

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    I would really recommend this restaurant, many of the dishes are spicy but that’s to be expected. The coconut curry was absolutely amazing and definitely a good dish to have on the table to cool the heat down. The potatoes were also a really lovely mild dish. The dishes are expensive but the food is definitely worth it and all tastes very fresh. Overall a really lovely dining experience and I would definitely go again just for coconut curry alone.

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  18. JillC

    Newcastle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was our first time at the Fatt Pundit but it won't be our last. The service was welcoming and the food was delicious. We really enjoyed the range of vegetarian options and the variety of the menu. Good value as well and perfect location for our trip to the theatre.

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  19. Lauren

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wow. It really loved up to the hype. The service was immaculate. The food was delicious. Highly recommend the sticky sesame vegetables and popcorn cauliflower.. and the momos, of course!

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  20. AndrewC

    London

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 16 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food - quite spicy but delicious. Very helpful staff

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  21. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Good experience. Main good dish is the chilli chicken.

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  22. MollyM

    Bath

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Incredible food and service, will definitely be back!

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  23. AmjadH

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Staff were really attentive but without being suffocating, and the food was excellent. One mistake in our order was remedied quickly and without fuss

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  24. Char

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 13 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food! Everything was delicious. Will definitely return

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  25. ShivaniL

    London

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 February 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    This is our 4th visit to this restaurant, and we usually love the food and service here. Sadly, we had a disappointing experience yesterday. The service was very slow, we asked for tea cups multiple times, and our server brought them out after 20-30 minutes. We had to send back two dishes that we ordered, and one of the dishes (Hakka noodles) was cold when it was served to us. The quality of food is not as good as it used to be, compared to just a few months ago.

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  26. GeorgieP

    Hampshire

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Food was delicious, service was quite slow but that may be because it was a lunchtime. There seems to have been some repair works of sorts going on so there was some loud power tools at times, and also a really obnoxious man who came in to complain and decided it was appropriate to raise his voice and ruin other people’s experience. Otherwise, we’d definitely come back as we enjoyed the food and variety. Definitely more dishes we’d like to try and a fairly reasonable price!

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  27. Figgy

    London

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 13 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 1
    This is my second visit. The first was to their Soho branch. This visit underlined the fact that one would only really come for the food. The food is standard decent Indian Chinese with one or two standouts like the lamb ribs. The only reason I guess they can charge their prices is because no one else is doing this food. Or probably it’s due to the locations. The service is more polite at this branch than I experienced at Soho and the decor is better and there is a bit more space. It does not stop them however from putting the 2s tables, way too close to each other so you can’t help but overhear every word of the next table’s conversation and business- which puts a dampener on your own. If you just want to come here for the food , concentrate on eating it and then leave that’s okay. Don’t come with a view to catch up with the person opposite.

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  28. Asher

    Austin

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on 11 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Super delicious and incredibly unique. The flavors were outstanding!

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  29. PutT

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    The first time I went was good, the second time was okay. Did not have the option to get tap water, had to buy bottled for 4.50. Felt a bit rushed, but overall it was okay. The Malabar curry was not as good when I ordered it again, but the Szechuan Honey Duck is a must try--so good!

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  30. RajivR

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food and great service…. Certainly a must in London if you are craving Indian Chinese food…. Excellent service from the team…. And especially Mohan.

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  31. DavisV

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 9 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Second time here in a span of 3 weeks - still stand by my verdict as the best Indo-chinese restaurant in London

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fatt Pundit always offers innovative and delicious food. It’s so fresh each time you eat. The staff is wonderful and so welcoming, especially Ruby is must mention name, she is an excellent host , always provides service with big smile. Fatt Pundit is not just a food, it’s an experience, must try it !!

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  33. Gareth

    Bristol

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 February 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    The server didn't tell us about the pre-theatre menu, completely dismissed my partners lactose intolerance, tried to upsell constantly including dishes that included dairy. Got the drinks order wrong. Absolutely the worst service I've ever had.

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  34. AnuH

    Kent

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 3 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    I visited Fatt Pandit second time the food quality seem to have gone down. The starters and mains were served together, the restaurant was noisy and tables were too close. Don’t think I will go again.

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  35. ChantalD

    London

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 3 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    It used to be better when it opened. Portions are smaller and they do not offer a menu anymore.

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  36. Amyn

    Derbyshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 3 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was sensational. The service was excellent. It was a tad noisy for me, but other than that it was perfection!

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  37. Nicole

    London

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 1 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Great food! But it closed very early and it was very loud. It was also a bit expensive as we paid £80 for 5 small sharing dishes and 2 cocktails.

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  38. DerekL

    London

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 1 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Arrived early and did have to wait for my table,but was seated a couple of minutes before the 8:15 time of my reso. Service was good and attentive with being overly so. The popcorn cauliflower was outstanding, stayed crisp for the entire meal. The monkfish curry was very tasty, I prefer a hotter curry which this wasn’t, but it still tasted good. I will likely try and return her next visit to London

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  39. AnonyMous

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Food was good, but overpriced. Poor service, she kept disturbing us while we were eating, the waitress tried to overcharge us at the end after forcing us to leave the table after 1.5hours with no warning.

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  40. OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 30 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food, even better service!! Ruby was a star. Very accommodating with bill settling and dietary requirements.

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Fatt Pundit Covent Garden is rated 4.4 stars by 909 OpenTable diners.

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6 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London, Greater London WC2E 7ND

Additional information

  • Area
    Aldwych
  • Hours of Operation
    Sun 12:00–21:00 Lunch Tue–Fri 12:00–14:30 All Day Sat 12:00–22:30 Dinner Tue–Fri 17:00–22:30
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    Indian, Asian, Fusion / Eclectic
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Business Casual
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Payment Options
    Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Vegan, Wine
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