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Zayna

4.3
459 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Indian
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Welcome to dinning the Zayna way! www.zaynarestaurant.co.uk Serving regional authentic Pakistani and north Indian food.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Indian
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Hours of Operation
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday & Sunday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:30pm
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Phone number
020 7723 2229
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Riz Dar
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Private Party Facilities
Private function available
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Private Party Contact
Riz: 020 7723 2229
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Additional
Banquet, Beer, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
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4.3based on all time ratings
4.4
food
4.1
service
4.0
ambience
3.9
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined on 15 February 2017

As Zayna have decided to come off Opentable books, this review is pointless! It is very good food but expensive we thought.

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4.0Dined on 2 January 2017

First time we went to this place. Excellent food, quite spicy so it might not be for everybody. Service was fine and efficient but could pay more attention to details (removing empty plates etc)

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5.0Dined on 30 December 2016

The food was absolutely fantastic. Fresh ingredients expertly prepared. Definitely 5+ stars for the food.

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5.0Dined on 29 December 2016

Zayna a was recommended to us and it certainly delivered. What a little gem. If you are looking for beautifully cooked food served well you may book with confidence.

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1.0Dined on 26 December 2016

I didnt like the food at all

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5.0Dined on 26 December 2016

We were very impressed. The food was excellent, as was the service. Many of the main courses are available as half portions. We had appetizers followed by 2 half-portion mains and the Shahi Palak full portion- an outstanding dining experience!

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1.0Dined on 24 December 2016

Very overpriced especially considering small portions. Waiter indifferent. Meal felt rushed although we had lots of time - food came one course after another with no break in between.

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5.0Dined on 21 December 2016

I have eaten at Zayna on a number of occasions over the last couple of years. I live overseas and Zayna is now one of the first places I visit when I am in London. The spicing of their food is really good and I like that they also serve quite authentic dishes. Much as I enjoy some of the more modern cooking of a number of Indian restaurants in London, I would always come back to the honest and straightforward style of Zayna.

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4.0Dined on 18 December 2016

Nice place, good food and perfect service.............people very charming

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5.0Dined on 17 December 2016

One of the best restaurants serving Indian / Pakistan food I have eaten in. Amazing lentil soup for starters.

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3.0Dined on 17 December 2016

The food was excellent, but we ended up in the very small basement dining room. We missed the cheerful buzzy ambiance of the main dining room, and made the experience much less pleasurable.

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4.0Dined on 10 December 2016

The food was very good but the setting downstairs was a little stale so make sure you ask for an upstairs table. Reasonable prices for the food but the drinks prices were ludicrous (£17.50 for a double + mixer). We discussed this with the manager who informed us about the rationale for this (imposed apparently) so accepted it. Overall would go back for the food which was some of the better indian food i've had in London.

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4.0Dined on 10 December 2016

Very good resturant but you need to be upstairs..food quality is very good.

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4.0Dined on 9 December 2016

An excellence for Indian food in London. The food was wonderful and service was just excellent. we will go back again!

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5.0Dined on 2 December 2016

Lovely place. Friendly service. Good menu. Food was delicious. Bit pricey (mains £16-19) but knowing that I'd still go back again. Lamb was top quality

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5.0Dined on 1 December 2016

A true dining experience. We did not look at the menu, the owner came to take our order and we asked him to send us his best dishes. After that it was all a visual festival of scents and tastes. A great experience.

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2.0Dined on 30 November 2016

Rude abrupt indifferent service with nondescript food. What a great combination!!

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5.0Dined on 30 November 2016

I was recommended to try this restaurant and I was very glad to have visited. My friend and I shared the pakoras and some popadoms to start with - both amazing and so moreish! I had the starter portion of the tandoori salmon because it's such an uncommon dish in Indian restaurants I've been to and I also got the butter chicken. The salmon was the right amount of spicy and very soft and flavoursome. The chicken was also amazing - normally I dont care for much sauce but I was so pleasantly surprised with this dish. For the first time ever, I mopped it up with the peshwari naan bread my friend and I shared. When booking, I was so happy to see the vast number of fish and also vegetarian options as my friend doesn't eat meat. She had the paneer and the Dahl and said both were delicious.

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4.0Dined on 26 November 2016

Place is kind of cosy and staff is friendly. We ordered the Murgh Taka Tuk and Ishtu. The Murgh was tasty and somewhat hot even tho the waiter told us everything was cooked medium. The Ishtu was very strange and reminded us more of a stew with some indian spices rather than authentic indian/pakistani food. I would not recommend it to anyone. The lamb in the Ishtu was tender so atleast that's a plus. I feel like there is plenty of better options for indian dining in the Marleybone-area.

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4.0Dined on 25 November 2016

The restaurant is in a great location. Staff are friendly and welcoming and are helpful with the food and wine selection. Great tasting food and good portions, a good choice for Indian/Pakistan cuisine.

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5.0Dined on 23 November 2016

Such a delicious meal with terrific and helpful service

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2.0Dined on 22 November 2016

Food was a little bland, very expensive and food wasn't all that

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5.0Dined on 20 November 2016

Zayna is my favorite restaurant in the world. I love it.

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5.0Dined on 17 November 2016

It was so great .starter was excellent .
I defitly recommend it

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4.0Dined on 14 November 2016

Really enjoyed this restaurant the food was excellent and staff first class

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5.0Dined on 12 November 2016

Best lamb curry i have ever had. Fab service a great night

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5.0Dined on 12 November 2016

Very tasty food and an outstanding service. Very noisy the night we were there though.

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4.0Dined on 11 November 2016

I visited the restaurant for a pre theatre dinner. Conveniently it is open at 5pm. The flavors of the food were fabulous and it was nicely presented. I chose 2 of the 1/2 portion vegetarian options (an inspired idea): aloo gobi and a spinach dish, plus basmati rice with mushrooms. Thoroughly enjoyed it and will be back again when next in London

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4.0Dined on 8 November 2016

This is an outstanding restaurant with outstanding quality of food and wine. The service is extraordinary good informed concerning their food and wine, friendly ans attentive. Reservation recommended - ask in any case for a table on grand level. The area underground is less appealing.

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5.0Dined on 7 November 2016

Lovely tasty food and not expensive. Nice atmosphere.

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4.0Dined on 5 November 2016

Great atmosphere with great food (but small portions)!

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4.0Dined on 3 November 2016

Nice and friendly atmosphere. Good food and good service.

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4.0Dined on 1 November 2016

Had a great time at Zanya with wife and our two kids (8 & 10). Friendly reception, swift taking of orders, great drinks and really good food. Would recommend it!

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5.0Dined on 26 October 2016

A great evening indeed

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4.0Dined on 23 October 2016

Excellent service and very good food. We were made to feel welcome and excellent suggestions from our waiter. The menu is not vast which s a blessing and the food was very interestingg

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4.0Dined on 22 October 2016

Love this place. Have been twice now and I think it is excellent. Very good service - just apart from the waiter thinking he can remember everything without a pad! - but he was still very cool. Food is fantastic........decor fantastic.....just great ! Highly recommend

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4.0Dined on 21 October 2016

We made oureservation one month prior to our trip to London. Everything worked well, table was ready the exact time, service was excellent and food just how we expected. We had a nice dinner with the family. It was worth it to travel from Finland :-).

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5.0Dined on 15 October 2016

Fantastic food, fantastic restaurant! Great value for money. I ate the prawns and “Ishtu” lamb, and my friend took mango salad and two-half vegetarian dishes (good option given by the restaurant). We finished with eastern and western desserts. All dishes were great! Highly recommended!

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5.0Dined on 12 October 2016

This is a wonderful place and the best Pakistani/Curry in London. We have been several times and each dinner seems better than the precious one. Sean is a terrific host along with the rest of the knowledgeable and courteous wait staff. Enjoy!

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5.0Dined on 10 October 2016

Best Indian food in London. Be sure to make a booking as they are very popular and have a limited number of seats. Try the Rose wine from Morocco! Will be back on my next visit to London. Cheers!

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