Lasan Restaurant

4.6
73 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Indian
Top tags:
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Since its launch in 2002, Lasan has firmlyestablished itself as the finest Indian restaurant in the UK, if not the world, courtesy of its numerous awards and international recognition. From national curry awards to facile victories in Gordon Ramsay’s ‘F Word – Best Local restaurant’ on Channel 4’ and the BBC’s ‘Great British Menu’, not to mention our inclusion in The Sunday Times top 100 UK restaurants.

Don’t be surprised if you bump into an A-list celebrity or two, given that our global reputation has enticed many of them to visit Birmingham and see what all the fuss is about!

Special Offers

Birmingham Restaurant week: 2 courses £16.50

...from a set lunch menu (three courses £19.50)

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 20 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: 30 July 2019

Ends: 11 August 2019

Availability: Sun 12:00-14:30
Tue-Sat 12:00-14:30

Weekend Special Feast £35 per person

You will enjoy a stunning centrepiece of tender, slow-roasted shoulder of lamb in a fragrant tandoor masala marinade served with a delicious selection of accompaniments: Dum Aloo, Masala Gobi, Papita Daal, Biryani chawal, Naan Bread. The feast is served and charged at multiples of two people, all items on the menu are presented across the table, so guests are able to share and taste each and every dish (minimum 2 guests).

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

Valid For: 2 - 6 people

Starts: 25 March 2019

Ends: 25 September 2019

Availability: Sun 12:00-20:30
Sat 12:00-16:30

1,000-Point Tables

See availability for 1,000 point tables

Sun 12:00PM - 8:30PM
Mon 5:30PM - 9:30PM
Tue - Thu 12:00PM - 2:30PM 5:30PM - 9:30PM
Fri 12:00PM - 2:30PM
Sat 12:00PM - 4:30PM

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Brighton
2 reviews
Dined on 7 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely food, amazing flavour.
Staff were very friendly and attentive. Decor was classy and was not too expensive.

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Warwickshire
5 reviews
Dined on 5 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First class food service and atmosphere highly recommend

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F
London
14 reviews
Dined on 2 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superbly delicate aromatic flavours within every single component of one of the finest curries I have ever eaten!

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JM
1 review
Dined on 25 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Terrific cocktails (especially the Bandit Queen and Darjeeling take on a G&T), superb food, efficient but unobtrusive service and some great modern jazz (Ornithology et al) at reasonable background listening levels. What's not to like! Would unhesitatingly recommend Lasan.

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Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Extremely high quality food, everything was cooked perfectly and spiced to perfection.

Staff very friendly. Manager/owner was a little ‘serious’ when we entered.

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T
London
10 reviews
Dined on 17 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely meal all round - great food, lovely service and a beautiful dining room

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k
1 review
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Good for a quiet working lunch and a very quaffable bottle of malbec

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S
London
1 review
Dined on 24 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous evening. Beautiful food. Cocktails were devine. Staff were attentive, friendly and helpful. Will return again.

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A
London
70 reviews
Dined on 22 April 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Expensive for what it is and I’m a Londoner!

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Denver
3 reviews
Dined on 10 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Arguably the best food in Birmingham

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JW
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It's been a while since my wife and I went to Lasan. Since then the restaurant has been completely redecorated with a lovely central bar and the overall light and ambience has been greatly enhanced. Also the cuisine has gone back towards traditional Indian dishes, but cooked to a very high standard indeed, rather than previously where Lasan focused more on high end 'fusion' cuisine. I think this has been a great move, as the food has real authenticity while also being absolutely delicious. We had the weekend special feast with a shoulder of lamb centerpiece and it was absolutely phenomenal. The staff are also really friendly and welcoming, and recognised us after quite a long time. There's always a danger in a city like Birmingham that going back to more traditional menu could be risky given how much competition there is in the city from other restaurants - however the food is so good (better than any other place in the city in my opinion), that the risk should pay off. We will for sure be going back again very soon!

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k
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 3

Sadly, the food was so poor, we left having only eaten our starters. Both our main dishes were bland, under seasoned and uninspiring. Very disappointed. Will not return.

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Birmingham
7 reviews
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The food and service and staff was good some of the customers upset me and also the manager upset me. It is a shame because it was going well. The manager could have done something instead of upsetting me and being so arrogant. So sad. I love the restaurant and food and but I am tired of the hostility sort it out and sort people out. You made me very upset when I was very happy for one day in my life. There is enough hatred in this world without all of you hating and picking on me. Disappointed and ashamed of being Asian and being abused by the manager and other customers. Sort it out. If you and the customer had been nice I would have given you a great positive feedback as I am a nice person but you and your customers did not care and made my life hell. One day I wanted to be happy. You have lost a regular customers for your hatred and arrogance.

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T
Birmingham
7 reviews
Dined on 18 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brilliant service especially for a Monday evening. Restaurant food was supberb - nice decor - pleasantly busy - very enjoyable.

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JV
London
61 reviews
Dined on 17 March 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Interesting restaurant and definitely a high end indian vibe with good service. I think the food is interesting but doesn't always work and the combinations are definitely 'different', not your normal indian so worth trying if you want to experience something a bit different.

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l
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Not your average Indian, this is a superb Indian with a contemporary twist. The food was aromatic and extremely well presented. Will definitely be going again

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KP
London
1 review
Dined on 20 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Without fail the best Birmingham has to offer. Consistently the best food, service and wine.

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g
London
19 reviews
Dined on 24 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Excellent meal on Christmas eve. Slightly under flavoured Korma was the only minor negative. Other than that, the whole experience of food, service and atmosphere were excellent. Pricing makes it a special occasion only place, but will definitely go again.

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HJ
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best Indian Food
We had lunch at Lasan to celebrate our sons graduation. The food was amazing (especially the salmon and lamb cutlets in the sharing starter). The service was attentive but not intrusive and the atmosphere warm and welcoming. This was Indian fine dining at its best.

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PS
London
1 review
Dined on 27 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Very good food. Starters were exceptional. Dining room slightly cold.

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AC
London
4 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Absolutely superb evening. They went out of their way to accommodate our every need (including preparing an alternative dairy and gluten free amuse bouche). Exceptional food and we will definitely be returning very soon.

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G
London
15 reviews
Dined on 26 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brilliant, the best Indian meal we have eaten in our lifetime! Service slick but unobtrusive. Food outstanding, such a shame we don’t live closer. Modern Indian at its best.

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J
London
9 reviews
Dined on 23 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great food and wine. Sorry they don't do the Lamb Lababdar any more, which I'd cross the country to eat.

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PC
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a late lunch and there was only one other table occupied which detracted from the atmosphere somewhat. Food and service were excellent, and I would recommend the restaurant to anyone on this basis. I guess location is such that lunchtime is not going to be a busy time even on a Friday. I bet the place is completely different in the evening ! Perhaps a lunchtime set menu might be a good attraction ?

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HD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 5 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My favourite restaurant... been waiting to be in Birmingham for years after seeing the head chef cook on BBCs British Menu and I wasn't let down.

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GW
London
12 reviews
Dined on 2 August 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 2

The food was superb, some of the best Indian food I've ever had! As was the service, very attentive but not intrusive!

What let it down, although it certainly didn't ruin our night, was the lack of a dress code, even a basic one! As it was our anniversary, we had made an effort to dress up, believing that it was a contemporary restaurant. Sadly one of the other tables deemed Flip flops, shorts & t-shirts suitable! As i said it didn't ruin our night in the slightest but its just something that will be remembered!

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PG
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on 24 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Every time I am in Birmingham I visit this extraordinary Indian restaurant. It’s really the best Indian food in Europe! The service is top and I love the absence of any kind of cooler local atmosphere. I’ll be back.

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DS
London
8 reviews
Dined on 7 June 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Fabulous designed food and taste better.

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n
Warwickshire
1 review
Dined on 29 March 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Good place. Good service, attentive staff. Nice menu. Different.
Food was nice - but nothing exceptional.
Could do with a few more beer types.
Reminded me of being in Delhi.

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MD
Birmingham
8 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

The restaurant has a great reputation. The food was good but not outstanding, especially given the price. I would go back and wouldn't stop anyone else, but I must admit I was slightly disappointed. Perhaps that's the problem with a great reputation.

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FH
1 review
Dined on 19 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First Class service as per usual, food excellent. All staff so very well trained and absolutely make you feel very special.

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C
Birmingham
15 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good wine list. Very high quality Indian food. Sharing platter recommended to start. Great decor since refurbishment.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 28 December 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

There’re were 4 of us eating at Lasan. I had been once before and took my daughter as I was so impressed. Food is different and superb. Portions are very generous.
The staff could not be nicer and so attentive without being intrusive.
Lasan is definitely one of our favourite restaurants in Birmingham. We live in Warwick but it’s certainly worth the drive.

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CC
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 December 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great food, great atmosphere and excellent service.

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Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on 14 December 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food and service

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Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on 14 December 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our first time here for a belated birthday meal - the meal was first class - different to any we had had before and the staff were excellent and very attentive

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S
London
10 reviews
Dined on 26 November 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food. An explosion of flavours with every mouthful.

We’ve been before; will go again

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Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 27 June 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

A wonderful culinary experience. Amazing food and very friendly attentive staff. Would definitely recommend.

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RG
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 12 May 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful food, lovely staff. Our second time eating here and it didn't disappoint. The flavours were amazing, so many layers and well thought out. The peshwari naan was outstanding, cannot fault any of the dishes. Cannot wait to return. Thanks lasan

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A
London
5 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The service was excellent. It was difficult to find a nice simply chicken curry on the menu which is sometimes all you are looking for from an Indian but on the whole a great experience.

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