Tandoor Chop House

4.5
429 reviews
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Indian
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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)
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OT
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Absolutely amazing food. Loved it. Everyone in our party agreed. Lamb chops, tandoori chicken and cauliflower were superb. Great value for money. Will def be back.

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

Best Tandoori / grilled Indian food we tried in London.

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SD
London
23 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 4

Great food, but pretty terrible service, including being asked to vacate our table an hour after arriving.

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JF
San Francisco
52 reviews
Dined on 8 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

This is a smallish place with a neighborhood feel. Only negative for us was the noise level, due to a lot of hard surfaces in a small space. But the service was outstanding and the food is very good. Not your typical Indian fare and a great alternative to the usual places. We,d go back.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 3

Food is average- dry chicken. Over priced slightly

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K
London
5 reviews
Dined on 7 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great lamb chops. The food comes out very quickly. Would say the service was a little slow, didn’t bother us as we were very chilled and there on a Sunday. However, can see on a week day evening being a problem! However, happily go back for the lamb chops and chips! Great chutney too!

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VG
London
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I have been to Tandoor Chop House; now I am getting the hang of it.
Most of the items are really good - you just need to know what you want to order.
I love the Chickpea naan and Black Dahl.

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e
London
2 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

This was our second visit. Excellent lamb chops and kebabs. The truffle naan was yummy. Service was efficient and friendly. Will surely go back

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J
London
3 reviews
Dined on 3 July 2019
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 3

Really bad. Meat was just fat. Lots of the food bland and tasteless- avoid, avoid, avoid!

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 2 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food!

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B
Shropshire
1 review
Dined on 30 June 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food and pleasant service. Interesting twist on Indian food which is absolutely delicious. Beer all in cans. Bottled cider and wine available . Would highly recommend. Quite small restaurant so booking recommended especially at weekends.

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KH
1 review
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Ordered some delicious food here but unfortunately the chicken dishes were all either quite dry or extremely dry. I understand there is danger in undercooked chicken but I'm sure when you're paying quite reasonable money for the food it shouldn't be so dry it resembles the Sahara.

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FP
1 review
Dined on 27 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a trendy place! I loved the spin on the Indian food...I call it a bit fusion. Fav was the truffle naan. I can eat them all day! Plan to go back tomorrow before leaving back for the states.

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T
1 review
Dined on 27 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Really great experience. Amazing food- thoroughly enjoyed.

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d
Yorkshire
20 reviews
Dined on 26 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Good value, tasty food in a restaurant with a bit of atmosphere. Had the house Chicken Tandoor and it was excellent.

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M
London
11 reviews
Dined on 24 June 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Love the food and service - consistently good. Just a bit too noisy!

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a
London
39 reviews
Dined on 23 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Remember that it was better before... went on Sunday so ordered the thali for £25 pp. This was easy & lazy. The food was plentiful and ok but it didnt feel like it was prepared with love ie all there but felt like it had gone a little cold as they were churning it out like a Happy Meal. This could be awfully unfair but that was the impression. The service was OK but the staff on a sunday seemed more about catching up with each other and cleaning stuff than making sure the table was fine. We were sat near the back and the noise from the hand dryer every time the toilet door was open was DEAFENING. Sorry wont be rushing back anytime soon. TBH will try Kricket or Dishoom instead

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SR
London
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

If you fancy a bit of spicy meat near Trafalgar Square, check out the Tandoor Chop House. The lamb chops are fab.

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

Nearly without fault. Loved everything other than the paneer which was a little bland.

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

A lively, popular restaurant (many would-be diners were turned away during our meal) serving original and delicious food. The flavours were combined beautifully using fresh and imaginative ingredients. The service was fab (thank you, Ireni!) and the atmosphere was perfect for celebrating a 21st and a 60th birthday simultaneously. Our party of six loved the unpretentious and friendly nature of the restaurant and we felt totally relaxed and treated (and pleasantly full).

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C
London
3 reviews
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We really enjoyed the food which was delicious and unusual - celeriac tikka was very good. The service was perfect. Restaurant rather noisy - but it was a Friday night at peak time.

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DK
London
12 reviews
Dined on 20 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Very pleasant dining experience in every way. Rustic, yet tasteful decor and quality dishes of ample portions. Set in the heart of busy central London, but being slightly tucked away off the main drag makes for a pleasant dining experience at a reasonable price.

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MH
London
3 reviews
Dined on 19 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We had a very good dinner at Tandori Chop House. The food is nice and spicy and well presented. Don’t bother with the chutney thali, which was over priced and didn’t come with any naan or popadum (this menu change should be remedied by management ASAP). The Coronation Broccoli was really interesting and highly recommended, and the smashed cucumber was a nice cooling foil to the extremely spicy (yum) lamb chops. The starter kebabs were a good size, so a nice meal could be built around these with some shared grilled meat. Overall, it was great and I will be back. I think a few little tweaks to the menu are needed.

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

Great Tandoori cooked food. We had some delicious starters - delicious light crisp onion bhaji and a tasty sheekh kebab roll. For mains the whole sea bream was fantastic with a chutney on the side and the masala fries were spicy but not overwhelming. We enjoyed the masala boti rubbed ribeye which was off the bone and a small portion but very good. There was an excellent dahl and the naans had interesting and good flavours. Portions are not huge and we were brought our mains before our starters had been cleared away. We were offered dessert as our mains were cleared and asked for 5 minutes but they never returned so eventually we had to pay up and leave to go to a show. Servers were smiley and friendly though a bit too quick with the mains and too slow with the dessert menu. It wasn't too busy and it had a lively atmosphere. The decor was old-style wooden panelling which was interesting with some shabby (chic?) venting tubes running across the ceiling. Food was served on delightful old patterned plates.

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CS
London
1 review
Dined on 13 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waitress (lovely Spanish lady) was very attentive, friendly and professional. All other staffs was very friendly and inviting. Food is very good. It was a birthday celebration for our friend. A lovely surprised at the end when they bring out the dessert with a candle and all the staff sang a birthday song to the birthday boy. Was a nice touch. Thank you.

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KC
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on 12 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Wonderful and creative cuisine that is expertly prepared! My one note is that our waiter was not sure what some of the menu items were. I believe they need better staff education.

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PS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 11 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Honeymoon dinner for us visiting from Toronto

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JJ
1 review
Dined on 10 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

My third visit and a reliably pleasurable experience. A bustling, popular restaurant but the hardworking staff keep the service friendly and efficient. You can watch your food being cooked in the big tandoors. The spicing of the food is excellent and you can really taste all the different flavours in each dish. Quite hot and noisy during peak times but the food makes it worthwhile.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 10 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent as always. Lamb chops stand out every time

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N
London
3 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Intimate setting and pleasant food. Nothing memorable and portions pretty small.

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RC
London
1 review
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food on numerous occasions. Friendly staff and lovely atmosphere!

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SR
1 review
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place. Wonderful food and superb service. The black pepper chicken and the crispy lamb chops are sensational.

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SK
London
1 review
Dined on 6 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great quick food. Full of flavour. Well presented. Nice small menu with good choices. Enjoyed thoroughly.

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OT
Oklahoma City
3 reviews
Dined on 4 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

We told our server we didn't know much about Indian food, all of her suggestions were spot on

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SL
London
1 review
Dined on 4 June 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

What a find!
Food was stunning, great ambience , will go again but don't tell anyone as it might get too busy!

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MH
1 review
Dined on 3 June 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 3

Indian food? Indian-ish.
Service was rushed. Server talked so fast, it was often difficult to understand him. Server took no time to explain or describe dishes. Beware the rushed "Can I bring to a little xxx to nosh on while you are deciding what you want?" He will NOT bring a complimentary bread, etc. He brought us FRIED ONION RINGS that cost 6 pounds.
We had lamb (charcoal black on edges). Rabbit. ok. Chicken tikka ordinary.
2 tiny naans (6" diameter each?) and dips set us back 14 pounds. Really?

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SB
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The lamp chops are out of this world, just incredible

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

Great food - a modern take on Indian. Super friendly staff.

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LJ
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dinner here can be a long ordeal or a light affair. Perfect for wary travels. Try all the different types of naan and don't forget the specials!

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

Booked this on a whim as fancied something different and wasn't disappointed. Opted for the short ribs off the specials board which were simply delicious. My friend went for the tandoor chicken. Both get the thumbs up 👍👍

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