Kanishka

4.4
651 reviews
£41 and over
Indian
Quite simply, we are experts in an exquisite style of Indian cuisine.

Under the skillful direction of Michelin Star Chef Atul Kochhar, we are driven to create compelling flavour experiences for every one of our guests.

Above all, we cook with honesty and passion.

Our menu features such signature dishes as Atul’s Chicken Tikka Pie, alongside rich delicacies like our New Forest Venison. At every instance, we aim to enchant our guests with a vibrant Indian culture, and cuisine of the highest calibre.
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Experiences

  • Atul Kochhar's Delectable Set Lunch Menu

    Multiple dates available

    Atul Kochhar's Set Lunch Menu £29 for 2 courses, £35 for 3 courses.
  • Atul Kochhar's Luxurious Tasting Menu

    Multiple dates available

    Atul Kochhar's Tasting Menu £110pp. Wine pairings are an additional cost: £60pp for premium pairing wines and £85pp for deluxe pairing wines.

Offers

  • I’m celebrating!

    Multiple dates available

    Birthday celebration? Book for 4 guests or more and receive a complimentary bottle Prosecco for your table.
  • Ladies who Lunch

    Multiple dates available

    3 delicious courses with a Kanishka Bellini on arrival for £35pp.
  • Date Night

    Multiple dates available

    Treat yourself to a gorgeous date day or night in Mayfair. Atul Kochhar’s Tasting menu for 2 guests £220.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 651 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined 11 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So nice and they really take care of us . The quality of the food was so good and I will definitely come back one days and advise to by friend this restaurant

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CourtneyH
Brighton
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was incredible and the service was very prompt and pleasant. Exceeded our expectations, we’ll definitely be going back!

Kanishka
Responded 13 hours ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed on all your wonderful feedback to the wider team! We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We booked here for my friends 26th birthday and we ordered the butter chicken, garlic naan, rice and biryani (lamb) with the tarka daal. the pineapple raita was delicious and light it complimented the biryani well. The butter chicken was very creamy and could be shared with two people. Portions are all quite big and can be shared between two or mix in a big group. The service was really good especially since there was restrictions to dining due to Covid we were outdoor. So even though it rained they still gave big umbrellas to sit under and it was decent. The food is okay but a bit of overpriced Indian in my opinion.

Kanishka
Responded 14 hours ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed on all your feedback to the wider team! We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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Anon
London
20 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Delicious food and good, attentive service from staff under challenging circumstances. Outdoor set up was disappointing for such a high end restaurant where you partly go for the luxury ambience. My group was very lucky because our table was under one of just two large, strong umbrellas, whilst the rest of the tables were set up with Fever Tree umbrellas giving the place a beer garden vibe. From such a well to do establishment I was expecting a much more sophisticated outdoor set up with good protection from the elements, comfier seating than wicker chairs and lots of heaters and blankets but none of these were present. I enjoyed my meal which was delicious and because we were VERY lucky avoiding the rain which poured down very heavily later and for a considerable time, so I feel sorry for anyone that was dining there at that time because their experience will have most surely been terribly spoilt.

Kanishka
Responded 13 hours ago

Thank you so much for taking your time to write us a review, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed on all your feedback to the wider team. Due to government guidelines, we are trying our upmost best to carry on delivering our usual standards in different circumstances and settings. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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PenielH
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience, great food and will be sure to return!

Kanishka
Responded 13 hours ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed on all your wonderful feedback to the wider team! We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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GSB1
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fantastic and appreciated the ingenuity with the outside tables. Service was excellent.

Kanishka
Responded 14 hours ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed on all your wonderful feedback to the wider team! We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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vipTakaU
London
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience3

In spite of an outdoor table, they maintained the quality

Kanishka
Responded 13 hours ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed on your wonderful feedback to the wider team! We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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Sofya
London
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Kanishka was a discovery where we enjoyed the Indian cuisine of high quality. Every dish served was delicious and authentic; the service was great and attentive.
We will definitely be coming back sometime.

Kanishka
Responded 13 hours ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed on all your wonderful feedback to the wider team! We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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vipHaerenia
London
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Delicious food and a refreshing change to ensounter a genuine Indian cuisine. My only criticism is that my delicious goat curry was far too much for one person! I would have preferred half the quantity with maybe some light extras, such as aubergine or some raitas on the side.

Kanishka
Responded 13 hours ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed on all your feedback to the wider team for full review! We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on 10 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and really wonderful friendly service too! Thanks guys, we will be back!

Kanishka
Responded 13 hours ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed on all your wonderful feedback to the wider team! We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a first date I arranged with a girl had it was a realy nice place to meet sit down over dinner and relax getting to know each other and I would go there again

Kanishka
Responded 13 hours ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed on all your wonderful feedback to the wider team! We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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Doctor
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

nice lunch with my family. definitelly we'll return.

Kanishka
Responded 13 hours ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed on all your wonderful feedback to the wider team! We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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OpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience3

The food is exceptional, tasty and refined.
The service is average. It can be improved, there are many things we had to ask for more than 3 times otherwise they would forget them. We ordered a dhal and paid for it but realised when we were home that it got never served.
The restaurant is a bit pricey.

Kanishka
Responded 13 hours ago

Thank you so much for taking your time to leave us a review, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed your feedback to the wider team for full review! Please be assured we are committed to working hard to improve consistently. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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vipGinny
London
6 reviews
Dined on 6 May 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience1

The butter chicken was full of sugar. Authentic butter chicken never has sugar in it. Rest of the food was ok, nothing exceptional.

Kanishka
Responded 13 hours ago

Thank you so much for taking your time to leave us a review. We have passed your feedback to senior management and head chef for full review. Please be assured we are committed to working hard to improve consistently. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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OpenTable Diner
London
4 reviews
Dined on 6 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really wonderful lunch! Excellent service and beyond delightful food!!!

Kanishka
Responded 13 hours ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed on all your wonderful feedback to the wider team! We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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NitaA
London
1 review
Dined on 4 May 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience2

Due to Covid we were seated outside but was extremely cold, we were provided with blankets but wasn’t a great experience as there was no heating. It was our first time at the restaurant and the staff were very friendly.

Kanishka
Responded 13 hours ago

Thank you so much for taking your time to write us a review, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed on all your feedback to the wider team. Due to government guidelines, we are trying our upmost best to carry on delivering our usual standards in different circumstances and settings. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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LK19
Kent
1 review
Dined on 3 May 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience2

We thought the service was great and food was nice. The outdoor seating area was not the greatest as we were sat in the middle of a side road opposite the restaurant. Heaters would be helpful, and I do think the prices should reflect the loss of ambience. Understandably it's difficult at the moment but the atmosphere adds to the experience and I don't feel that this was met.

I also had 2 virgin cocktails as I am pregnant, however they were still £15 each (with alcohol they are £17.50), they were tasty however, £15 for juice is far too steep. I should have checked the price beforehand, but I assumed it would be a lot lower than this.

I think it's hard to judge due to the outdoor seating, I wouldn't recommend going at this time, however my experience if inside the restaurant I'm sure would be better.

Kanishka
Responded 13 hours ago

Thank you so much for taking your time to leave us a review, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed your feedback to the wider team for full review! Please be assured we are committed to working hard to improve consistently. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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thehungrylawyer
London
1 review
Dined on 2 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We really loved it, the food was high quality and the staff were just lovely.

Highly recommend x

Kanishka
Responded 13 hours ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed on all your wonderful feedback to the wider team! We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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vipstuartp
London
21 reviews
Dined on 2 May 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience3

Service is wonderful; food pretty good, quality high, Biryani outstanding.

Kanishka
Responded 13 hours ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed on all your wonderful feedback to the wider team! We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 2 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely amazing

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Meeshelle
London
2 reviews
Dined on 2 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was really nice and the quality was exceptional, but more than anything the service was outstanding. They were so attentive, there was no delay in the service, my friend and eye felt comfortable and welcomed. The only thing that would have really completed the whole vibe would have been outdoor heaters. It was chilly

Kanishka
Responded 13 hours ago

Thank you so much for taking your time to write us a review, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed on all your feedback to the wider team. Due to government guidelines, we are trying our upmost best to carry on delivering our usual standards in different circumstances and settings. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 1 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service

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vipDinkygirl99
London
3 reviews
Dined on 1 May 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Lovely food! Staff accommodated us outside the restaurant. Food was so very good! I will definitely come back for more.

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GauravP
London
2 reviews
Dined on 1 May 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Food, drinks and service was excellent. The outdoor seating across the street was a big let down though. For a high end restaurant would have expected to have some outdoor heaters near each table. We unfortunately turned up on a cold overcast afternoon. With no heating ended being very cold which wasn’t a pleasant experience.

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AM10
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on 1 May 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience4

The food is not at par with typical indian restaurants. Overly priced and not good too. Ordered aalo-tikki, paneer makhani and chilli-paneer -- only paneer makhani was good, rest were just meh. No value for buck.

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AoifeO
London
1 review
Dined on 30 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent Food and Service. Team made us feel welcome and surprised my boyfriend with a birthday cake dessert on the house and beer. Best Indian I’ve ever had. Can’t wait to book again. :)

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OpenTable Diner
London
7 reviews
Dined on 28 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is my second visit in a month - amazing like always

Kanishka
Responded 13 hours ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate. We have passed on all your wonderful feedback to the wider team! We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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SimonM
London
5 reviews
Dined on 28 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Given the restrictions and the fact you can only eat outside It was just great to be back at this restaurant. Bravo to the staff for making the effort to open up!

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 27 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We went to celebrate my Fiancé’s 30th birthday. Staff members were very friendly and attentive, great service. Food was amazing we had the mixed grill for starter and for mains I had the salmon and my partner had the Dad’s butter chicken, both were cooked perfectly, tender, both just melted in the mouth with an explosion of flavour!

For dessert we had the gajjar halwa, we were both shocked at the size of this dessert, usually when we’ve been to fine dining restaurant we get small plates which is finished in about 3-5 bites, this is the opposite, very generous portion sizes for both the main and dessert!

Would highly recommend!!

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 25 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The Food was so yummy, service and waitress excellent but no heaters outside.

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Shevs
London
2 reviews
Dined on 25 April 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience1

I wouldn’t suggest going to this restaurant - especially during the colder months. They’ve simply put up some tables in an alleyway which seems odd. They provided us with no heaters so we were freezing during dinner! They did give us blankets but how is this Covid safe? Sharing blankets with other customers? We had to eat so quickly because we couldn’t take the cold.

The food is also pretty overpriced for what you’re getting - their carrot halwa was nice but apart from that, nothing to rave about.

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VinaApp
London
1 review
Dined on 25 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Can't wait to return. Great food, service and ambience

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 25 April 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

We were delighted it could open, but it was terribly cold in the side street out of the sun. Vegetarian side dishes were awesome.

Kanishka
Responded on 26 April 2021

Thank you for taking your time to leave us a review, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate and we have passed your feedback to the wider team! Due to the demand in heating supplies is much harder to source them! Please be assured we are committed to improving at Kanishka. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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vipHelenB
London
5 reviews
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our first celebration meal this year and we had such a lovely time. Efficient and very friendly service and although we were outside in a road the atmosphere was great! And the food was magnificent, thank you

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TianM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food was great, but honestly I’ve had better food for a better value for money! However I would still return but only for a special occasion!

Kanishka
Responded on 26 April 2021

Thank you for taking your time to leave us a review, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate and we have passed your feedback to the wider team. Please be assured we are committed to improving at Kanishka, so your feedback is really valued. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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Jenpfc
London
1 review
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall3food5service5ambience1

The services and food was fantastic, I understand that we would be eating in the garden but not in an alleyway it didn’t feel very nice. For the price I would expect more.
But the service and food was amazing.

Kanishka
Responded on 26 April 2021

Thank you for taking your time to leave us a review, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate and we have passed your feedback to the wider team. Please be assured we are committed to improving at Kanishka, so your feedback is really valued. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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IsabellaV
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, one of the best Indian restaurants I’ve eaten at. Location is great and the staff were attentive and friendly!

Kanishka
Responded on 26 April 2021

Thank you for your kind words, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate and we have passed your feedback to the wider team! We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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AshlyJ
London
2 reviews
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience1

Food was decent but it was too expensive just because it was off regent street. Service was average, they didn’t have blankets for everyone and we were literally sitting on the street.

Kanishka
Responded on 26 April 2021

Thank you for taking your time to leave us a review, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate and we have passed your feedback to the wider team! Please be assured we are committed to improving at Kanishka. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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JessicaS
London
1 review
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food. The flavours were perfect but not overdone and the service was great.

Kanishka
Responded on 26 April 2021

Thank you for your kind words, we truly appreciate your support in the current climate and we have passed your feedback to the wider team! We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future. Kind Regards, Team Kanishka

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TanaH
London
1 review
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience1

Extremely overpriced for very small portions. Eating around the corner and not actually outside the restaurant also was annoying. Had to wait 25 mins for dessert as staff weren’t present and didn’t clear the table or ask if we are done which I think is standard practise.

Kanishka
Responded on 26 April 2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are sorry to hear that you didn’t enjoy your dining experience. We have passed your comments to our General Manager and Head Chef for full review. Please be assured we are committed to working hard to improve consistently, and trying to do our up most best considering the current government guidelines. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanishka in the near future.

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FAQs

Kanishka does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats. Kanishka also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 020 3978 0978.

Kanishka is rated 4.4 stars by 651 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.