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The India Gate

#6,717 of 18,811 Restaurants in London
££ - £££Indian, Asian, Healthy
47 London Road | Forest Hill, London SE23 3TY, England
+44 20 8699 9345
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible12%
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Indian, Asian, Healthy, Balti, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
££ - £££
47 London Road | Forest Hill, London SE23 3TY, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paid a visit to India Gate Tuesday 28/08/18 Good selection of Wines. & Beers. The Food is Indian cooked by their Nepalese Chef. Pleasant quiet atmosphere (5 other diners in at 20.30pm) I waited just 10 minutes to be served my main course. Friendly attentive...More

Thank Mick D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really delicious food. Went for chicken tikka masala and lamb madras. Staying classic. Had rice and naan, mushroom Bhaji and chicken tikka. Really reasonable price and so delicious. Will definitely be ordering from there again

1  Thank Lojam66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are 4 people and went to forest hill. We are so hungry and on the way we find Indian restaurant so we all decided let’s try. We check there website and they have offer going on so we book a table before we went....More

1  Thank mukti nath s
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Simple order: Lamb Rogan Josh, Pilau rice, garlic naan, onion bhajee. You'd have thought hard to mess this up. Naan bread cold. Bhajees mushy and without taste. And the sauce in the Rogan was just weird, a big sloppy puree which tasted like no other...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

It was after a long day at a festival my friend and I were starving and fancied a late night curry. Expecting a standard curry house experience we were actually treated to one of the best Indian meals I’ve had in a really long time....More

1  Thank UkZeb
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

I think it’s the first time in my 35 years of eating curry that not one dish actually tastes good. It’s also the first time I’ve ever got my main course (after very disappointing starters) and not been able to have more than one mouthful...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 4 April 2018

The India Gate is a smallish, unpretentious restaurant located in central Forest Hill. We had an enjoyable evening meal here in March. The food was tasty, the service efficient and I considered it to be very good value for money.

Thank flutefairy
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

What a bizarre experience. The staff were disinterested to the point of rudeness. Despite ordering dishes with vastly different descriptions we both ended up with curry that tasted primarily of tomato paste. To top it off halfway through dinner the whole dining room started to...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Great local forest hill take away. Fab dishes. Dal is really good, as are the papri chat. Lovely friendly staff, good value!

Thank Kate C
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Visited The India Gate restaurant for the first time a couple of evenings ago with a friend and we both agreed that the food was excellent. For me, it was the best Indian/Nepalese food I've ever tasted. We're both vegetarian and there was plenty of...More

Thank ZellyRestorick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 London Road | Forest Hill, London SE23 3TY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8699 9345
  • E-mail
"The india gate" is a leading Indian Takeaway in Forest Hill, SE23 in London. Indian food is delivered straight to your door when you order online from us. India Gate serves traditional & authentic dishes, created by our chefs, using only the finest fresh herbs & spices. Fancy something a little different to your usual Chicken Korma then look at the Chef'Special option and plump for one of these maybe such as Lamb Bhutuwa a medium strength dish consisting of lamb cooked with Nepalese herbs & tomato & onion with spring onion. You choose, we cook & deliver. "YOU CAN WATCH OUR CHEFS COOKING LIVE THROUGH CCTV WHILE YOU WAIT FOR YOUR MEAL"
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