Tandoor Chop House

4.5
183 reviews
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£25 and under
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Indian
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  • Spicy
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic
Tandoor Chop House is the meeting of a North Indian communal eatery and a classic British chop house. It brings together the characteristics of these two traditional restaurants. the tandoor ovens, Indian spices and marinades, select prime cuts of meat, and buzzing atmosphere. The result is a place diners can come to socialise over drinks and share plates of hearty, comforting food. *Please note that our chicken is halal **Our Sunday Mighty Thali menu is only available on Sunday's from 1-4pm (last orders are taken at 3.45 pm)
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Indian, Meat, International
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Hours of Operation
Mon–Thu 12:00–22:00
Fri, Sat 18:00–22:30
Sun 13:00–21:30
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Phone number
020 3096 0359
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Ross Clarke & Mitz Vora
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Public Transit
One-minute walk from Charing Cross Station or three-minute walk from Leicester Square Station
Additional
Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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C
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Went for the Sunday set-menu Thali - a great way to try lots of new dishes and I felt good value for money. While the food was good it was nothing particularly memorable. Service was friendly but given that everyone dining was eating the set menu I was surprised how long we waited for our food. The atmosphere was a little noisy and smoky.

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

Very busy restaurant with a high noise level!

No beers on draft but (fairly expensive) canned beer and lager available

Small menu with some unrecognisable dishes ... however - with the exception of the spinach and mustard side dish - we all enjoyed our food very much!

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L
Cambridge
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

If you like meat this is the place to come (they have non-meat dishes too). All the dishes we tried were succulent and tasty - cooked to perfection on the tandoor grill. The menu is not huge but that's a good sign. Service was polite and efficient. Just off Trafalgar Square the restaurant is conveniently located to all the tourist hotspots including Covent Garden. Decor is "industrial" This place is popular, so book ahead!

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ES
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 2

The dining room was full of smoke coming from the kitchen. Very annoying smell during the whole dinner

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MG
London
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Food here is fantastic, it’s very hard not to over-order! All of it was very good but the burrata was amazing. Excellent service and a good vibe tops it off!

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HP
London
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Absolutely blown away by the taste and flavour of the food. The garlic, chilli and cheddar naan bread is to die for. Everything was incredibly tasty (Nutella Naan anyone? Yes!) and the atmosphere was lively. Did I mention the Masala Fries? Will definitely return!

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 4 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

All was fantastic!

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New England
1 review
Dined on 2 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing! Great food, service, etc.

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B
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Heard really good things about Tandoor Chop House, so was excited for our dinner. Upon arrival the girl on the door didn't greet us properly and just pointed to our table which we took ourselves over to. We sat down and were left for 15 minutes before someone realised we were left unattended, with no menus, drinks etc. The waitress who served us for most of the evening was so lovely and friendly and was the highlight of the night, she also took my mum down to the staff toilet as the wait for toilet all evening was 15min long as was queing into the resturant section, they only had one toilet the whole evening for everyone boys and girs in the restuarant it was also pretty gross in there. The starters we had were sadly both dry and seriously dissapointmenting and came with the tiniest pot of sauce. The mains however were lovely, Cauliflower, Black Pepper Chicken, Dahl, Spinage - so yummy and saved the evening. We then ordered coffees, waited 20 minutes then a male waiter came over told us we needed to leave as our table was booked, we explained that we wouldh have been finished but still not signs of our coffees, he was pretty rude about it all, then it became clear the waitress who took the coffee order (not the one who'd been serving uspreviously) had forgotten them. I don't think i'd come again lovely mains and great waitress for parts of the evening but all in all wasn't an amazing.

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ML
London
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Amazing food with great service. A perfect lunch stop in London and amazing prices for the location and quality.

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CG
London
4 reviews
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Couldn't fault this place. Group of 9 of us including two children and everyoneoved it. Special shout to the beetroot kebab , the pickle tray of dreams and the lamb chop main. We shall all be back

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PJ
London
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A great different Indian restaurant, the food is excellent.

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MM
London
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent quality food and service. Friendly ambience.

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

Excellent food, free from cliches and gimmicks and bursting with flavour. Black Dahl is a must try!

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DB
London
4 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

All the Staff are so Helpful and Friendly and for me This Restaurant is on my way home from Work opposite Charing X
I have watched it get more and more Popular and now I have to book in Advance.
Tandoor serves THE Tastiest food Ever !

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JM
London
10 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

Very tasty food and good portion sizes - the Thali is a must try :)

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SD
London
17 reviews
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food and very attentive service. We will definitely be back!

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S
1 review
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Superb! Walked past this restaurant so many times on the way home. Finally booked a table and it was everything I imagined it would be. Those lamb chops are fantastic. We will be back for more.

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SW
London
3 reviews
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We went for the Sunday lunch £25 Thali menu and it was excellent. So many different bits to try and the lamb was especially good. Really good value and would definitely go again. Better tables for groups rather than couples

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EG
1 review
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 4

Amazing food, the mighty thali was epic! We will definitely be coming back very soon.

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JM
London
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fabulous food- tried 4 different dishes- all tasted different - flavours are amazing
Open kitchen makes it a fun experience

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AJ
London
92 reviews
Dined on 22 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

This was my second visit to the Tandoor Chop House, and aside from the fact it is incredibly convenient for then getting a train home from Charing Cross, its a great little find! Little being the key word here, as it is indeed a small place, but the food is superb, just be prepared for a bit of a squeeze, as the space is absolutely maximized for as many tables as possible. Great food, very classy feel, and without the absolute price premium you would pay two streets away in the centre of Covent Garden!

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G
London
2 reviews
Dined on 22 November 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

This is a lovely find. We went for the Tahli with chicken and black pepper option and it was great. The only disappointment was the length of time it took for the meal to arrive. Given that most of the elements of the dish would be prepared before hand so just the chicken and bread to cook, and the restaurant was virtually empty when we arrived we couldn't understand the delay. Overall a very enjoyable meal.

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RP
1 review
Dined on 18 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Lovely food, portions are big and we ordered ALOT of food as the waiter told us it was small portions. Lamb chops are divine and so are the starters!

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KM
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was absolutely delicious! I had the fish of the day and it was cooked to perfection. The dahl was insanely good and the fries...all of it was really tasty. Everyone loved what they ordered. Efficient and friendly service too! Please just put a dairy free option on your dessert list, even just some coconut ice cream. Great restaurant I can't wait to visit again. :)

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ML
London
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Loved it! Food was amazing and staff super friendly! :)

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GD
London
18 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Small boisterous restaurant with some terrific dishes. The melt in the mouth tandoori lamb chops are the obvious highlight but there are other gems like the creamy black dahl.Bit of a 'boys club' feel to it because most of the punters seemed to be groups of men when we recently dined there. This is not a criticism, just an observation.

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RB
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Great food. Unfortunately some of the dishes came out cold and weren’t supposed to be but otherwise food was incredible in flavour. Service was ok. Not the friendliest but no problems.

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KP
London
38 reviews
Dined on 11 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

We headed here for the Sunday special thali. The kebabs and breads were excellent. Was only disappointed with the carrot halwa. Will definitely be back to try more kebabs from the a la carte menu

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Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Trip to London with my son

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 4

Food was excellent. Bread and meat prepared to perfection. G&T outstanding.

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SP
London
2 reviews
Dined on 7 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Staff was very friendly and service was quick. All food were vary tasty, other than the masala fries which I did not like. But the beetroot shee kebab was amazing.

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MS
London
5 reviews
Dined on 4 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Really lovely food. We had the Sunday Thali menu and everything was so tasty. Really enjoyed the meal.

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VB
London
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2018
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 2

The thali is really bad value for money and average taste wise

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c
London
2 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, amazing staff. The bone marrow naan and dahl is an absolute dream!

Would come back every day if I could.

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s
London
9 reviews
Dined on 2 November 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Great service from Spanish waitress. We asked her to give us a meal of her choosing; she asked if we had any allergies etc and chose some lovely food I would never have picked. I was very impressed with the food and the selection she made. It made the meal outstanding.

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DA
1 review
Dined on 2 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

The only problem with the restaurant was the seating arrangements due to the size of the restaurant. We thoroughly enjoyed the food but felt uncomfortable & squashed where we where seated.

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PC
London
88 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

We enjoyed your meal here pre-theatre. Food came quickly and was very delicious. They seem to have a lot of staff here relative to size of the restaurant but service was not as fast or attentive as it could be. Not the friendliest men working at the front desk.

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DB
London
5 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My Absolute Favourite Food , so Incredibly Tasty I cannot recommenced This Restaurant enough. The Staff/ Chefs are all Amazing.
I used to pop by on my way to Charing X and Home. It’s now so Popular you Have to Book .

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TF
London
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Yet another fabulous meal, great flavours and a lovely atmosphere. Thanks

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