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The Red Fort

#1,239 of 17,720 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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77 Dean Street | Soho, London W1D 3SH, England
+44 20 7437 2525
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 23:30
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was tasty, quite expensive and portions small. Nothing bad, nothing remarkable. There was No one there at lunchtime so very atmosphere-free.

Thank Tim K
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was back in 2013 when I first visited this restaurant, and it was the same time when I first tried lamb ever. Since then every time I will come and dine it was "lamb biryani" that I will have as my main it is a great dish, it's like a pot of special rice lamb with all the goodness... More 

2 Thank jackelyn t
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As the year end I would like to treat myself at one of the most delicious Indian restaurant at Soho. Until now there services are very good. They make sure that customer are well attended and feel comfortable. Great place and still the food is lovely! Especially their lamb biryani and mango ice cream!

3 Thank Melani H
Atlanta, GA USA
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went as a group of 10. Were initially told the wait would be 45 minutes. Made a reservation through open table for 15 minutes. Strange, but were seated quickly. Service was good and the food was good. Price was above average.

2 Thank KSavani
Boca Raton, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went there for Christmas lunch with my family. The service, aka the bald arrogant man, was atrocious. He was as rude as could be and actually ruined our meal. The food was mediocre and was clearly destroyed by the overtly nasty and inappropriate comments by the man who was not the owner, but could have been the manager. I... More 

Thank fmalkin
London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a cocktail in the bar down stairs (good choice and service) we had dinner. Food definitely above average, but so is the price. Nonetheless, probably the best Indian meal I've had anywhere. Good atmosphere. Service could have been a bit more attentive. Overall would recommend.

Thank GJC50
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So , I have been to the red fort before, loved the food but always found the staff a little aloof. I thought I would give it another go as the food really is delicious. We got there around 7 and was pointed to our table. Coats were reluctantly taken and we were given menus by a particularly grumpy chap.... More 

1 Thank Leroylestrange
Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

In London for long weekend from Chicago. This was our third visit to the Red Fort over 6 years. We had 'Bengali king prawns in a spicy mint, green chilli, lime leaf & spinach sauce' and 'Scottish lamb chops with ginger, garlic, mustard oil & royal cumin from tandoor' and both were excellent. The service was superb with pleasant ambiance,... More 

2 Thank Keith D
Harlington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Menu is fancy but really is not at all inspiring. I ordered the lamb Biryani which cost over £20. Not worth it. Boring and basic. The menu dresses up the dishes. I will not return.

Thank burghergirl67
Solihull, United Kingdom
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345 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

My least favourite cuisine is Indian,never enjoyed it but this reasturant came close .xmas night out with colleges meant I went with the flow as all the others love Indian .soho Friday night buzzing so we were glad to get into the sanctory of this well presented place .i ordered king prawns which were very good .my lamb shank was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$79
Indian, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Dean Street | Soho, London W1D 3SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7437 2525
The original modern Indian restaurant, Dean Street's The Red Fort, has been flying the flag for flock-free, uber-contemporary Asian restaurants since 1983. Having undergone a complete refurbishment in 2010, The Red Fort remains at the forefront of cutting edge restaurant design with its sleek lines and block colour, designer lighting and modern artworks. A sparkling atmosphere means that The Red Fort appeals to a sophisticated crowd far beyond your post-pub curry seekers, with romantic dinner a deuxs taking place alongside business meetings. Much like the design, The Red Fort's menu takes Indian dining to a higher, more refined level with excellent ingredients used in creating wonderfully decadent dishes, delicately spiced and carefully flavoured. ..

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighbourhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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