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About Tamarind

Tamarind, the Michelin starred restaurant in Mayfair, is one of London’s most sophisticated Indian dining experiences. The chic, gold-accented dining room is elegant, yet comfortable and has a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Chef Alfred Prasad is renowned for his originality and his seasonal menus put a fabulous modern spin on traditional Southern and North-West Indian cuisine. House specialties include steamed king fish stir fried with mustard, lentils, turmeric and coconut; chicken in tomatoes, fenugreek, ginger and green chillies; and seekh kebabs cooked in the Tandoor. For dessert, don’t miss the cardamom rice pudding. Staff are warm and professional and are happy to advise on the dishes & wines. Tamarind offers a range of set menus for lunch, dinner and pre-theatre dining.

Sample lunch menu


- Mixed lentil salad with green mango, mustard, chilli and curry leaves
- Crispy fried sword fish cubes with gramflour, paprika, yoghurt and spices, served with ajwain flavoured yoghurt dip
- Pan fried minced lamb patties with green papaya, mint, spices, served on mint chutney

Main Course

- Filo wraps of paneer with cumin, peppers and coriander, served with creamed tomato sauce flavoured with fenugreek leaves
- Steamed king fish, stir fried with mustard, lentils, turmeric and coconut; finished with fresh lime and coriander leaves
- Tandoor grilled chicken supreme with ginger, garlic and pickling spices, served on salad leaves


- Home made dark chocolate mousse

Additional Information


20 Queen Street, Mayfair, W1J 5PR

Nearest tube:

Green Park
Two courses £18.95 per person
Three courses £21.50 per person

A discretionary service charge of 12.5 % will be added to your bill.

Average Price:

£45 - £54

Opening times:

Mon - Fri 12pm - 2:45pm and 6pm - 11:30pm
Sat 6pm - 11:30pm
Sun 12pm - 2:45pm and 6:30pm - 10:30pm

Dress Code:

Smart casual

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