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Johnstons Restaurant

) #13,001 of 18,140 Restaurants in London $$$$ Indian, British
2 Burleigh Street | Strand, London WC2E 7PX, England
+44 20 7497 4158
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
11 Apr 2017
“Excellent Biryani”
1 Jun 2014
“Good food served all day”
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CUISINES
Indian, British
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
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LOCATION
2 Burleigh Street | Strand, London WC2E 7PX, England
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a meal before a theatre visit and Daawats was the perfect place. Good food, good service and nice surroundings. My choice was a chicken biryani and it was delicous. It was served with a chapati lid that was a nice touch....More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 2 June 2014

A true brasserie style restaurant serving freshly prepared food for busy people. I liked it here and would always say its a safe place to eat nicely prepared food

Thank RichardSFC
Reviewed 25 March 2014

My husband and I went to dine there tonight to celebrate our ruby wedding anniversary after travelling down from the north east. There were only another two tables in at 6pm despite having a pre-theatre dining menu. There was not a great choice on the...More

1  Thank TheBeresfordArms14
Reviewed 21 March 2014

Stumbled on Daawats at Johnstone before going to the Savoy Theatre. What an unexpected find in this part of London, we did not realise that it was part of the Strand Palace until we needed the loos! The atmosphere is not typically Indian, and on...More

Thank Laurence C
Reviewed 5 August 2013

This was a great experience the food was excellent and the staff were very friendly We went twice and both times we really enjoyed our meal.

1  Thank MarieSunderland
Reviewed 22 July 2013

We live locally and have been to many restaurants in the area. We were just having a walk and decided to try this restaurant on the spur of the moment. We were greeted straightaway and seated with menus promptly. The waiter was very friendly. We...More

Thank andrew c
Reviewed 14 June 2013

If you like a good English roast dinner that you do not have to cook yourself, then this is the place to go to eat! The food was excellent and the service was also very good. I would definitely recommend it to everyone especially foreign...More

Thank carolyn00159
Reviewed 4 May 2013

Visited "Dawat" in April, 2013. This is an Indian restaurant housed in a very good and centrally located hotel "Strand Palace", a clear advantage indeed. But this restaurant didn't live upto my expectation. I ordered rice and a spicy lamb dish. The food arrived much...More

1  Thank travellalone
Reviewed 29 March 2013

The menu looked interesting, but the food was rather disappointing. Bit too much style over substance.

Thank ASG-Preston
Reviewed 9 February 2013

Sadly this restuarant at the Strand Palace has been converted into an Indian restuarant with no european food available. What a shame!

Thank Highland2
Nearby
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40 - US$113
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Burleigh Street | Strand, London WC2E 7PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7497 4158
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