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Zaika

1 Kensington High Street, London W8 5NP, England
+44 20 7795 6533
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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1 Kensington High Street, London W8 5NP, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were attended very promptly by the hostess and seated on a table quickly. Excellent service and good quality Indian food with very less oil ( few can manage to make the food taste good with less oil ). Service was prompt. However, we Indians...More

Thank Bhanurajagopalan
Natalja N, Guest Relations Manager at Zaika, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Bhanurajagopalan, Thank your for sharing your experience at Zaika. We are pleased to hear that we have met your expectations on this occasion. Your comments regarding the acoustics is certainly taken into consideration and we apologize for any inconvenience caused due to this. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant located across from Hyde Park in the upscale suburb of Kensington. Once inside the restaurant you feel a warming low-light ambiance with a well set up bar in the center that separates the dining room from the bar area. There are different ways to...More

Thank Cachamoto
Natalja N, Guest Relations Manager at Zaika, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Cachamoto, Thank you for sharing your experience at Zaika based on your recent visit. We would like to thank you for describing our ambiance and the menu so well as stated in this review. As your feedback is important, we have passed your lovely...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Zaika was a recommendation of a friend. The setting was very elegant and cost and the menu full of surprises. Food was very tasty and the mix of spices mastered to deliver amazing dishes. Loved it!More

Thank Paulo R
Natalja N, Guest Relations Manager at Zaika, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Paulo R, Thank you for sharing your experience at Zaika. We are pleased to learn that you have enjoyed your time whilst with us. Your feedback is surely being passed over to our respective team members. Thank you once again for paying us a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful room, nice music, friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere and good quality Indian food makes this place perfect for a date, special celebration or business dinner.More

Thank Paula C
Natalja N, Guest Relations Manager at Zaika, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Paula C, Thank you for taking the time out to review Zaika, We are grateful for your feedback. We appreciate your kind words and I will be happy to share your positive feedback with our Chefs and Front of the house teams. Thank you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, Food was really well cooked and service was excellent. One of the best Indian resteraunt’s in town.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Natalja N, Guest Relations Manager at Zaika, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your post. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent experience at Zaika and hopefully we will get to see you on many other occasions. Kind regards Natalja

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is excellent but be warned that the menu is a little limited. it is not a traditional Indian i.e. you will not find poppadom and pickles on the menu, however it is still well worth a visit. i can recommend the monkfish...More

1  Thank Cowtoastie
Natalja N, Guest Relations Manager at Zaika, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Cowtoastie, Thank you for sharing your experience at Zaika. We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our food whilst with us. Your feedback is important to us and it is being passed on to our team of Chef's. Upon your next visit...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We checked out the Indian restaurants in the neighborhood and the choice fell on Zaika, and what a choice it was. Our expectations were high, but only to be surpassed by reality. Thank you for en memorable evening in the company with the chefs menu...More

Thank MeanMuller
Natalja N, Guest Relations Manager at Zaika, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear MeanMuller, Thank you for sharing your experience at Zaika based on your recent visit. We are happy to learn that we have created a memorable evening for you. Your feedback is being passed on to our management team. Thank you once again for paying...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A truly wonderful experience.......a very warm welcome, excellent attentive service, an exciting menu for those wanting something a little away from the usual selection, a very authentic taste to each dish that we ordered....all in all a most enjoyable experience. I recommend the Trio of...More

2  Thank Graham S
Natalja N, Guest Relations Manager at Zaika, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Graham S, Thank you so much for taking a few moments to let us know how we are doing. We are very excited to learn that you enjoyed your overall dining experience, particularly the food we offer and hoping to welcome you back again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really looking forward to a lovely Indian meal, while visiting Kensington. We opted for a set menue.. all be pricey. Starter... well.. there was a mix up.. so we got the wrong dishes.. and a bit luke warm. Mains... not quiet sure if that was...More

Thank COOLZONE99
Natalja N, Guest Relations Manager at Zaika, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear COOLZONE99, We are truly sorry to hear that your experience was not to your satisfaction. Please note, that all your feedback has been communicated to the Head Chef and the restaurant Manager, who are taking your feedback in serious consideration. We have a culture...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Nice decor with old building good service and definitely go back for the biryanis and black lentils murgh handi awsam thanks team ZaikaMore

Thank Christopher B
Natalja N, Guest Relations Manager at Zaika, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Christopher B, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so happy that you shared your experience at Zaika. Your comments of appreciation will surely be passed on to our Chef's team and our front of house team members. Thank you once again for...More

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Anika A
5 December 2017|
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Response from Reality75 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there The chicken and lamb are halal... Great food - you’ll enjoy it for sure
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29 December 2016|
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Response from Aventus81 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they serve halal food
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$72
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Kensington High Street, London W8 5NP, England
  • Public Transportation: High Street Kensington Tube
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7795 6533
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Description
The name Zaika translates quite literally as sophisticated flavours and this is the ethos behind our innovating menu presenting adaptations of Indian food
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