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Mowlana is one of the finest authentic Persian restaurants in UK. Our cuisine is a fusion of ancient Persian and Modern Techniques. Mowlana sources only the best quality ingredients. All dishes are prepared on our premises daily. Mowlana is the place where you can try quality Persian food in clean and nicely decorated restaurant with a great atmosphere.
PRICE RANGE
£7 - £12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Persian
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Table Service, BYOB
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely stunning fresh food. Been wanting to find a Persian restaurant for a while, so glad we discovered this little gem. Bonus, as it’s bring your own booze so extremely affordable and complimentary tea to finish 🥰

Date of visit: February 2024
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Ramin Ramin, General Manager at Mowlana Persian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

many thanks for paying us a visit and nice words.looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 23 December 2023

Good food ,good service .i will go back again.i had lamb shank and kashk badmjan .both were tasty.highly recommended.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 21 December 2023

I went to Mowlana with a large group of friends, 40+, and we were exceptionally well cared for. The food was delicious and well-priced. This is not my first visit to Mowlana, and I'll be there plenty more. The staff, as well as the owners,...Rami and Soheil, are great hosts and very kind people.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 17 December 2023

We went to this restaurant with 48 members of the students of Middlesex University and enjoyed their wonderful food very much. The behavior of the staff was excellent and the taste of the food was unique.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 8 December 2023

Excellent quality food, the lamb and chicken were incredibly tasty. Definitely going to head back for more!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Ramin Ramin, General Manager at Mowlana Persian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

many thanks indeed.looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 7 December 2023

Food and Services were FANTASTIC 👌 We went to Mowlana as a family and we really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere 👍

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 4 November 2023

Very amazing food, great prices, friendly staff, very nice environment. Overall a great experience for any kind of occasion.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 3 November 2023 via mobile

I went with four friends, my wife and my two young boys. We all had a really great night. Amazing restaurant. Friendly service and beautiful setting. The food was perfect. From the delicious starters to the tender meat. I particularly enjoyed the lamb chops, but...everyone was excellent! Will definitely go again! Please give the lovely restaurant a visit - you definitely won’t be disappointed!More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 27 October 2023

The service is 10/10. The complimentary tea given. The food is nice my sisters loved it. Thank you

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 19 October 2023

A really lovely meal. Great service Good sized portions and really appreciated the doggy bag Looking forward to going back

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 5 October 2023

Mow Lana’s is always great. Lovely place, delicious food, generous portions and friendly service.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 25 September 2023

Amazing and gorgeous food. The place has a great atmosphere and friendly staff. I can't believe how reasonable it is too. Please visit - you'll love it!

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 16 September 2023 via mobile

Great food, generous portions, full of flavour, reasonably priced, lovely staff, would definitely recommend if visiting Cardiff

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 9 September 2023

Anyone who loves mediterranean food this is a must try place. Persian halal food restaurant run by Ramis and his family. The restaurant is beautifully decorated with pure mediterranean vide all over. Ramis and the team were very welcoming from the moment we walked through...the door. We ordered mix grill for 2 and WOW is one word to describe. Mince lamb was melting in your mouth, chicken pieces were really juicy and flavourful and finally lamb chops were thick juicy and soft. Seriously one of the best mix grill I have ever had. Rice was fluffy and with a touch of butter it changed to something that you can eat on its own. We also ordered lemon and mint juice which was freshly made and very refreshing with our food. Being Muslim and during prayer time they were very accommodating, setting up a little place at the back for us to be able to pray which we really appreciated. This is a child friendly restaurant and the guys serving were very nice towards our children. Food was outstanding, very fresh, full of flavour, customer service was brilliant and absolute must try. Ramis and the team thank you for a lovely time and we will be back for sure.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Rob M, General Manager at Mowlana Persian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2023

Many thanks for the kind words.glad that you enjoyed it .looking forward to see you soon .

Reviewed 21 August 2023 via mobile

A beautiful place for a meal! Authentic, fresh Persian food (and I should know married to an Iranian) with a lovely atmosphere, great prices and friendly staff. Cannot recommend this place enough!

Date of visit: August 2023
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Yes you can & without any fuss or corkage fee. Opposite the restaurant is a shop that’s open late.
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Hi dear customer Yes we do take aways as well. Thanks
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Hi dear We do not serve alchohol but you can bring your own wine .(only wine though) Thanks
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Yes, Mowlana Persian Restaurant offers takeaway services.

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Mowlana Persian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5