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#29 of 1,193 Indian in London
#270 of 17,005 Restaurants in London
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Food and ambience

Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

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South Kensington
0.4 miles from Natural History Museum
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Since opening its doors in 1983 , Memories of India is certainly a firm favourite with locals and visitors alike. Close to Kensington Palace, Hyde Park, the Royal Albert Hall and the museums, Memories of India attracts many TV personalities, royalty and has been praised by food critics and writers, including Fay Masschler and the late Egon Ronay. The chef's prepare an indulgent mix of exotic flavours and spices, including a number of staple dishes like the chicken tikka masala, as well as original dishes like Officers' chops in a honey soy sauce, or lemon sole dipped in a blend of spices, mango extract, garlic and red chilli. There are specialities from the tandoori oven, vegetarian and gluten
PRICE RANGE
US$25 - US$40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 7 December 2020

You can bin your Scotch Egg, this is a proper substantial meal. Lovely service and food from Imran and the rest of the team.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 7 December 2020

The staff couldnt have been nicer. Lovely atmosphere in the restaurant. Food was delicious. I was recomended a meal that I wouldnt normally have chosen and it was lovely. I will definitely make an effort to return the next time we are in London. I...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 3 December 2020

The staff at this restaurant, are friendly and treat you like family. If you don't know what to order, they make great recommendations. The service is very nice. The atmosphere is comfortable and elegant.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 2 December 2020

Wonderful food, every dish is a hit. The lamb is always beautifully cooked whether as chops or in a curry.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 25 November 2020

Booked a table for 4 adults & 2 kids for a pre lockdown dinner.The food was absolutely amazing.Couldn't fault it at all.Amazing prawns & the paratha was truly amazing(never had one like it before). My grandkids enjoyed the ice cream which was served in little...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 31 October 2020

Really enjoyable night. Went with our two children who were looked after brilliantly. Great food and service with a very friendly atmosphere. Would happily recommend to anyone.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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memoriesofindiag, Owner at Memories of India Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2020

MMmmmm you droped Imran in it)))) He is not supposed to give his cricket secrets up.Pakistan wont like getting bowled out through his tips when your son plays for his country. I'm surprised he never opened the back up and had the wicket set up....More

Reviewed 30 October 2020

Came for the first time and was really impressed with the quality of the food and setting; but also the size of the menu. Not too big but not too small, loads of different dishes I hadn’t tried before. Would definitely recommend getting prawn dopi...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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memoriesofindiag, Owner at Memories of India Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2020

As ever we thank you for taking the time to write a review. The Memories team are always happy to see their efforts appreciated and thank you. We look forward to seeing you in the near future.

Reviewed 30 October 2020 via mobile

We have been going to Memories of India for many years. It’s by far and away our favourite Indian in London. Imran and his staff are brilliantly welcoming. Memories of India is not fine dining. It’s local, it’s friendly, it’s pleasant and it’s just very...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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memoriesofindiag, Owner at Memories of India Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2020

Thank you for your loyal custom.its people like you that make these dark times light up. We as ever look forward to seeing and serving you again in lets hope a brighter future. best wishes to you all.

Reviewed 27 October 2020 via mobile

Great location, brilliant and funny staff and tasty, quality food at a decent price. I can honestly say it was the best Indian meal I've had in years and I eat out fairly regularly. Can't wait to come back. Oh, my partner tipped £60 in...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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memoriesofindiag, General Manager at Memories of India Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2020

Thank you for the review. Glad the error in the tip was sorted for you. Look forward to seeing you again . Funny staff??? I hope they have some new jokes for you next time.:-))

Reviewed 26 October 2020

Excellent service by Imran who also speaks great Punjabi. Excellent food and a must try for anyone wanting a piece of home.

Date of visit: October 2020
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memoriesofindiag, General Manager at Memories of India Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2020

Thank you for taking the time to write us review. Your shout out for Imran is much appreciated.

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Response from dunsmike | Reviewed this property |
I think that you should budget for £25/head, including a beer for each.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Memories of India Kensington

  • Yes, Memories of India Kensington offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Memories of India Kensington offers delivery services.

  • Memories of India Kensington is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 3