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Lotus - CLOSED

17 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EP, England
+44 20 7839 8797
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
17 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EP, England
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1 - 10 of 671 reviews

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Located just between leicester square station and the national gallery this indian restaurant is worth going Our experience was for dinner, the place is cosy well decorated and not overpriced. The wine is very good great choice and advice, the service we had was excellent...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank news2mj
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I would definitely recommend this restaurant for Indian food lovers. The location might mislead people but the minute you try their food you will know what I mean...

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank miniloo1
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Was here a while back, and had some very delicious Indian food. Definitely will come back ! :) :) :)

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank claireesther
Lotus L, General Manager at Lotus, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear claireesther, Warm Greetings from Lotus, Thank you for your feedback on trip advisor. The restaurant is now closed for trading. My colleagues at Lotus will miss serving you. Kind Regards and Best Wishes, Bhaskar Banerjee

Reviewed 25 July 2017

When we planned our family trip to London, we assumed we would be eating the best Indian food we'd ever had. After extensive research our techy son and daughter-in-law selected Lotus and, man, it did not disappoint. The food was amazing, the service superb and...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank happy2go6
Lotus L, General Manager at Lotus, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear happy2go6, Warm Greetings from Lotus, Thank you for your feedback on trip advisor. The restaurant is now closed for trading. My colleagues at Lotus will miss serving you. Kind Regards and Best Wishes, Bhaskar Banerjee

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Indian food is everywhere in Britain. Of course, there's the older style curry houses and, especially in London, some leading-edge restaurants such as Cinnamon Club. Those are wonderful, but sometimes it's a pleasure to take pleasure from old favorites. Lotus is the place. We ordered...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank tmoak
Lotus L, General Manager at Lotus, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Dear tmoak, Warm Greetings from Lotus, Thank you for your feedback on trip advisor. The restaurant is now closed for trading. Kind Regards and Best Wishes, Bhaskar Banerjee

Reviewed 9 July 2017

We made a reservation for two families on Saturday June 17th. Lotus is a fancy and upscale restaurant according to the pretty good reviews on TripAdvisor. My family arrived first and on time and we were received in the coldest way at the door, no...More

Date of visit: June 2017
5  Thank ANDRETS1966
Lotus L, General Manager at Lotus, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Dear ANDRETS1966, Warm Greetings from Lotus, Thank you for your feedback on trip advisor. The restaurant is now closed for trading. Kind Regards and Best Wishes, Bhaskar Banerjee

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Lotus came highly recommended to my wife and me when we went abroad to celebrate our 30th anniversary, but man, we didn't expect the service or the subtlety of the tastes of this place. We had a lunch menu before a matinee, and the prime...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank MarkCharney
Lotus L, General Manager at Lotus, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Dear MarkCharney, Warm Greetings from Lotus, Thank you for your feedback on trip advisor. The restaurant is now closed for trading. Kind Regards and Best Wishes, Bhaskar Banerjee

Reviewed 29 June 2017

Lotus tries too hard to be gourmet Indian food. The flavors are good but the execution needs work. Service was very poor, it felt like we were constantly being rushed to order and finish. Look elsewhere for your Indian fix.

Date of visit: April 2017
2  Thank ajbike
Lotus L, General Manager at Lotus, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Dear ajbike, Warm Greetings from Lotus, Thank you for your feedback on trip advisor. The restaurant is now closed for trading. Kind Regards and Best Wishes, Bhaskar Banerjee

Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

The food was fantastic, the portions have a very good size and the staff is really friendly. Would definately come back!More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Nicole C
Lotus L, General Manager at Lotus, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Dear Nicole C, Warm Greetings from Lotus, Thank you for your feedback on trip advisor. You kind words of praise and encouragement means a lot to my colleagues. We sincerely regret to inform you of this restaurant closure after two successful years as a fine...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We visited at lunch time. We ate Indian cuisine after a long time in London. One of the best near Trafalgar Square, Lassi are tasty both mango and salty , perfect preparation of veg delicacies dal and palak . But do not order for salad...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank narendrermahajan
Lotus L, General Manager at Lotus, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Dear narendremahajan, Warm Greetings from Lotus, Thank you for your feedback on trip advisor. You kind words of praise and encouragement means a lot to my colleagues. We sincerely regret to inform you of this restaurant closure after two successful years as a fine dining...More

Nearby
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
...More
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$63
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Neighbourhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7839 8797
  • E-mail
Description
Lotus, a fine dining Indian restaurant, endeavours to create an epicurean traditional Indian gourmet which elevates the emotional and physical well-being of it patrons by its cuisine. Here at Lotus, we endeavour to create an epicurean traditonal Indian gourmet experience which elevates the emotional and physical well-being of our guests. A 65 seat contemporary restaurant in the heart of the West End, Lotus is named after the national flower of India which signifies purity, spiritual awakening and grace. Our team of chefs have worked in the finest luxury hotels in India and trained by the grand master chef of Indian cuisine. Our beverage list, prepared by our in-house sommelier in consultation with Jimmy Smith, chief taster at North London Wine School, boasts a fine collection of European and New World wines.
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