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Punjab

Covent Garden 80 Neal Street, London WC2H 9PA, England
+44 20 7836 9787
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Covent Garden 80 Neal Street, London WC2H 9PA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I work at a medical clinic in central California with doctors of Indian descent who always bring traditional dishes to our monthly potlucks so I am well familiar with the food and a fan. My 21 year old daughter was a novice to the cuisine....More

Thank marafromnowhere
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A busy, cramped outdated restaurant with mediocre food and terrible service that makes you feel really bad. I have never felt so rushed at any place. This is probably the only restaurant in the universe where you have to pack any leftovers on your own....More

Thank veepeepee
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our original plan was to dine at nearby Dishoom, but the 50 minute wait was too long. So, we headed to nearby Punjab based on the TripAdvisor reviews. Being a huge fan of Indian cuisine and having visited India many times, I had high hopes...More

1  Thank FerrBoy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband is Punjabi so I have eaten Punjabi food on numerous occasions back home, but while I was here on business, I knew I needed to try this place. It's the oldest Indian restaurant in London and it lives up to all of its...More

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While staying nearby in Russel Square we searched for local restaurants. Punjab was recommended with outstanding reviews. We found those reviews to be 100% accurate. Our group had butter chicken, fantastic naan bread, rice; but everything on the menu looked great. Crowded on a a...More

Thank aloha2uCalifornia
Amrit m, Owner at Punjab, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi aloha2uCalifornia Thank you very much for your kind comments especially about the lime pickle :) We do get busy in the evenings, however, if there is ever a queue the wait should be no more than 20 minutes. Please do come and see us...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been staying as a family at the Marylebone Hotel, in London. Looking for the right Indian food, we have found the Punjab, at the corner of Shafftesbury Avenue and Neal street to be absolutely great and genuine Punjabi restaurant. Their tandoor food is...More

Thank CSMGoa
Amrit m, Owner at Punjab, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi CSMGoa, I was delighted to hear that you really enjoyed your recent trip to the Punjab and thank you so much for recommending to others, it is greatly appreciated. You are right to point out that we are centrally located in London and have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm regularly in this part of London for work looking for a meal towards the end of the evening. This is the second time in a week I have visited on my own and both times I have been very impressed. Good veggie choices, very...More

Thank scottross10
Amrit m, Owner at Punjab, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi scottross10 Thank you so much for your ongoing support of the Punjab - it really is greatly appreciated. It is always great to get feedback especially when it's as good as this. We all look forward to welcoming you back to the restaurant very...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tasty food, friendly staff providing efficient service and not over priced as many Lonmdon restaurants are. Value for money.

Thank LouiseIan2014
Amrit m, Owner at Punjab, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi LouiseIan2014, What a great 5-star review thank you so much for your kind words. Please do come and see us again the next time you are in Covent Garden Best regards A Maan MD of the Punjab

Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Indian food and we stumbled upon Punjab one wet evening while visiting London. The Owner was fabulous and although they were crowded and we didn't have a reservation (not sure if most people make reservations or not), they found us a table in...More

Thank Heather H
Amrit m, Owner at Punjab, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Heather H, Thank you so much for your recent review of the Punjab, it was so great to hear that you and your family really enjoyed your time with us. We only have a very small amount of reservations, with the rest being walking...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we go to London we eat here, has always been the Curry ever and reasonably priced compared to some. Staff are great as well and even remember us even though we only visit London once a year.More

1  Thank Kneeny
Amrit m, Owner at Punjab, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kneeny, Thank you so much for your ongoing support of the Punjab it is greatly appreciated by myself and all of my staff. Please do come and see us again the next time you are in London. Best regards A Maan MD of the...More

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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
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nisanBarcelona
Hello, I Want to do a reservation via web. It's possible? It's for 5th May al 21H o'clock for two persons
24 April 2017|
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Response from chicagoland | Reviewed this property |
I am sure you can but for 2 people, likely they can accommodate you
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Vera5762
Can we come for a late meal after the theatre?
4 January 2017|
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Response from r11chard188 | Reviewed this property |
yes i think last orders are at 11pm!
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Yoav G
Do you have gluten-free options?
20 November 2016|
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Response from Tabather1965 | Reviewed this property |
The staff are so helpful, I am certain they would try cater to your needs, I would give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$38
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Covent Garden 80 Neal Street, London WC2H 9PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7836 9787
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