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Salaam Namaste is a modern Indian Restaurant in London, nestled in the heart of London's Bloomsbury, only 2 minutes away from Russell Square tube station, serving the finest cuisine from the Indian sub-continent in a sleek, contemporary setting, combining Indian culinary traditions with a diverse and progressive menu.Salaam Namaste strives to bring you the most exciting flavours the region has to offer, from well-loved classics to exciting contemporary dishes. Salaam Namaste is a traditional Indian phrase meaning welcome - a welcome which Chef-Patron Sabbir Karim winner of The Best Chef Of The Year 2012 and his team hope to extend to you very soon.
US$18 - US$25
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Indian, Asian
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Buffet, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Slightly off the beaten track from Russell Square this restaurant is an oasis for your taste buds. Starting with the friendly welcome followed by the expert advice on what dishes would recommend to our varied tastes. The flavours did not disappoint. Such a lovely evening...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am so happy that we discovered this absolute gem. The food is unbelievably delicious, every dish was amazing and I want to go back there already. The staff are charming, they went above and beyond to make it a great experience to be there....More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff were very attentive and accommodating. Food was good and had a lot of vegetarian options. Great spot to come for dinner with family or friends.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went mid-week and were the only customers. Suddenly we had a strong waft of cannabis smoke. We asked the waiter what was happening - he blamed the neighbours next door and asked us "don't you like it", we replied no. He shouted something out...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 10 December 2020

We had a business lunch here & I have to say that both the food and service were amazing! We got 5* treatment from the minute we walked through the door. The waiter also recommend a few dishes to us, this was great as we...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 4 December 2020

Really nice interesting food but the staff need to lower the music so customers can talk and hear. It is to create an ambiance not smother the customers. Very attentive staff serve much above average Indian dishes of some complexity. Highlights are the duck and...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 21 November 2020 via mobile

Ordered a lockdown takeaway that arrived 45 minutes early. It was missing a main course. Ordered through Deliveroo. Contacted the restaurant- the attitude stank. My options were to either wait an hour for the missing main course to arrive or walk down myself and collect...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 16 November 2020

Trying to be fair, I've rated this business as 3 star - but in reality the food served at table is fantastic, really delicious, but tonight after waiting c. 2 hours for delivery despite being twice telephone-reassured incorrectly that delivery was "imminent", I'm unimpressed and...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 26 October 2020 via mobile

Wow ! Wow ! Wow ! Located just around the corner from Great Ormond Street .. in centre of Bloomsbury .. what a find !! I was getting a bit bored of the standard Indian fare but this restaurant has rekindled my love of the...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 19 October 2020 via mobile

We found Salaam Namaste just by a simple google search and what a find! The food was not the usual homogenous brown stew with assorted meats which so many central London Indian restaurants are. The food was interesting and decidedly fresh and homemade. The venison...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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20 October 2018|
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Response from Beth G | Reviewed this property |
I asked my daughter who is a server there. She says that yes, everything can be made halal.
12 July 2015|
Response from Sabbir K | Property representative |
Yes, Salaam Namaste accept American Express
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Yes, Salaam Namaste offers takeaway services.

Yes, Salaam Namaste offers delivery services.

Salaam Namaste is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5