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Gilgamesh Restaurant Lounge Bar

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Leicester Square / Shaftesbury Avenue
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Chalk Farm Road | Camden Town, London NW1 8AH, England
+44 20 7428 4922
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Beverly Hills, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing experience. I say experience because it is WAY more than just dinner. The shows are excellent.

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London
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked Gilgamesh for my wife's birthday with 24 of our friends and family. The restaurant is a loud and busy place. Our tables were on the stage area slightly above the rest of the floor. This is definitely not a quiet place for couples - so it was perfect. The music was great, but conversations were absolutely fine. We... More 

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the Lounge Bar as we came only for drinks.The friend who brought us here said they had fantastic food which they serve only in the restaurant.The staff is very nice and even though it is a bar the children are allowed.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wedding gift from people at work. 3. Course meal with cocktail . Cocktail was fine , , hard to go wrong with a bottle of prosecco . Starters were not bad . Sushi and soup . Mains were atrocious , vegetable yellow curry and fish curry, looked like they were full of food colouring and cornflour and... More 

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Warmenhuizen, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was oke, but way to expesive for the quality we got. I also didnt like the smell of the restaurant. The waiter was really nice though.

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London
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21 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is terrible - 'all you can eat buffet' terrible and expensive. Pad Thai (£22!!) was a soggy mess of noodles - what! A party of 3: small glass of wine, 2 beers, spring roll, squid, 3 pad thai and one veg £132. The open plan kitchen looked impressive but there seemed to be little cooking going on in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't find the staff to be particularly friendly or helpful. Not much of an atmosphere within the restaurant either. The food was ok, had better, we did have a voucher and were pleased that we were not paying full price as I do not believe it was worth it. Hakassan is far nicer.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food hear is beautiful and the ambiance buzzy yet relaxed. It's a pricy dinner however it is worth it for a treat or occasion! Service is a little slow however I think this is due to the amount of time people spend talking and socialising within the restaurant

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Thank Jessum
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to go with a group - we were there with 4 adults and 5 teenagers and had a great evening. The food is really good, and the place is buzzy and great fun. Staff couldn't have been more helpful (I went with a broken leg) and the location perfect for a special night out.

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had our Christmas party here , our table was booked for 7pm but was not ready until 7.45pm then we where rushed and asked to vacate the table at 9pm as we where still eating . Absolutely horrifying customer service !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$39
Cuisine
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chalk Farm Road | Camden Town, London NW1 8AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Leicester Square / Shaftesbury Avenue
  • Neighbourhood: Leicester Square / Shaftesbury Avenue
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7428 4922
Description
Established in 2006 Gilgamesh Restaurant, Bar & Lounge opened in June 2006 and quickly made a name for itself amongst locals and tourists alike. With glowing reviews the cuisine is described as, "Exquisite Pan-Asian food" Time Out, "Incredibly fresh and attractively presented" London Evening Standard and "Very good...Well made, with clear flavours, imaginative combinations and attractive presentation" Sunday Times Style. Gilgamesh also won Most Original Restaurant in the Tatler Restaurant Awards. Floor to ceiling windows and a 40ft retractable roof creates a contemporary and spacious atmosphere in the restaurant. Gilgamesh's Babylon nightclub was opened to offer guests the chance to keep the party going after dinner, with renowned DJ's, dancers and an exclusive VIP section, the club is the place to be in Camden on the weekends. Critically acclaimed Pan-Asian restaurant Gilgamesh, located in the heart of Camden's Stables Market, offers guests a unique dining experience. Executive chef serves up mouth watering dishes such as Chilean Wagyu Sirloin, Duck Spring Rolls, Chilean Seabass, Thai Green Chicken Curry and Beef Bulgogi, alongside a fantastic selection of sushi and sashimi. Gilgamesh's intricate Babylonian decor creates a beautiful backdrop for all occasions and the restaurant offers intimate private dining areas, suitable for private hire, as well as a relaxed bar and lounge area. On Friday and Saturday nights guests can head to Gilgamesh's Babylon nightclub or relax in the newly launched Ginger Martini Bar which offers 180 degree views high above Camden.

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