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  • 5.0 star rating
    8/12/2009
    First to Review

    To say I love the Wimbledon Tandoori is an understatement... I lived in Wimbledon for just about four years and ate here religiously once a week. I know the menu by heart and all its delicious offers...

    Its by far my favorite restaurant in the world and when I go to London (usually once or twice a year) I eat there sometimes more than once.

    Oh Wimbledon Tandoori how I love thee...I even had an artist paint a portrait which hangs in my dining room.

    Maybe its because in the US the curry's suck or maybe its because the Wimbledon tandoori is the best curry house in existence...you should stop by and see for yourself.

    I suggest a few nice big Cobra beers and maybe a pregame at the Dog and Fox beforehand to add to the experience.

  • 2.0 star rating
    12/9/2013

    Food okay. Ambiance nice. Price ridiculous. Service horrible. Arrived at 2:23 for lunch and sign said open. Door said open until 3pm. They made us feel like they were doing us a huge favor by allowing us to eat. We were the only ones there. We walked out £25 lighter at 3:05 and they still had the sign showing open. We had curry and rice each, with a diet soda.

    • Qype User PoppyW…
    • London
    • 29 friends
    • 52 reviews
    5.0 star rating
    12/11/2007

    I love Butter Chicken but although a very popular dish in India (and in New Zealand!), it's devilishly difficult to find a decent one here in the UK. Ta daaaa - we found it here, in the Wimbledon Tandoori - well worth a hike up the hill.

    It IS a small restaurant and therefore well worth reserving a table at the prime times (Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings), particularly away from the door which can be fairly draughty.

    They have a really good range of dishes, which are always well-cooked and beautifully presented. Spices are used with a gentle hand so your mouth will tingle, rather than feel as if its been burnt with a blow-torch! The waiters, although not always quick to attend, do try their very best to help and offer suggestions if you can't really decide for yourself. There are also a wide range of wines available and the usual bottled beers - from 'traditional' Indian brews and more Westernised.

    Portions are always ample and leave you feeling gently stuffed, so a nice feeling (rather than having to roll down the hill).

    We paid £70 for a massive blow-out meal for 3, including starters and beers. Excellent value for a really decent, local Indian restaurant.

    • Qype User Bambi2…
    • London
    • 0 friends
    • 41 reviews
    5.0 star rating
    15/11/2007

    I must agree with a previous reviewer in that the butter chicken dishes served here are delicious. This is a reliably good Indian Restaurant with a vast, reasonably priced menu which does not impeed on the quality of the food. I think this is probably my favourite Indian Restaurant in London.

    • Qype User Holty3…
    • London
    • 13 friends
    • 10 reviews
    4.0 star rating
    22/2/2010

    I have eaten here a few times and have liked it each time. Takeaway is just as good if you are in a hurry.

    • Qype User hotblu…
    • London
    • 0 friends
    • 10 reviews
    5.0 star rating
    4/4/2011

    Wonderful food experience. When we arrived the place was full and was asked if we had reserved we didn't and by 10mins of waiting they gave us a table. The food was very tasty and different to your typical Indan dishes. I also asked to sample there Staff dish and they brought out a taster on the side. Good price's for the area, Great Food, Good Service.

    • Qype User sowha…
    • London
    • 0 friends
    • 1 review
    1.0 star rating
    9/11/2008

    Unfortunately, we didn't even manage to taste the food that was much talked about. I was recommended this restaurant and reserved a table. My partner and I was shocked to been given a table in the private function area, where there was a dinner party going on and we was the only couple there and felt like we was intruding. We asked to be moved and waited 5 minutes to be told they was busy and so we left. Service was awful.I shall not be recommending this restaurant.

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From the business

Specialties

A warm welcome from Wimbledon Tandoori, which has been established for over 25 years, and nestled on the edge of Wimbledon village.

It is a popular restaurant amongst celebrities and locals alike. Recently, it has undergone a major refurbishment and the addition of some special dishes by the chef Rabi Thapa and a very fine wine list has made it one of the most desirable Indian restaurants in the south of London.

Our chefs have traveled all over India and Nepal collecting and mastering a wide ranged fabulous dishes that are sure to have you hooked on Nepalese and Indian cuisine.

At the Wimbledon Tandoori our chefs are fully qualified with a wealth of experience, having studied the fine art of Nepalese and Indian cuisine in India for many years. The chefs have mastered a delightful range of hot, medium hot and mild dishes and curries that take pride of place on our extensive menu.

History

Established in 1983.

With a pedigree in Wimbledon Village stretching back over 30 years, Wimbledon Tandoori Indian restaurant has recently undergone a total refurbishment and is now modernised to the very highest standards. Sleek and classic furnishings are throughout with soft lighting and hardwood floors adding to the inviting and luxurious ambiance - although our regular patrons will be delighted to hear that we've retained our famous Wombles glass etchings which are now displayed in back-lit cases.