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US$21 - US$27
Indian, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Two friends who worked in London’s Gymkhana own this simple restaurant in a parade of shops. Its name means ‘story’ – their story – and they even made ...
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Bib Gourmand: good quality, good value cooking
Simple restaurant
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haven’t been to the restaurant so can’t comment on that but the takeaway is absolutely superb. Worked our way through the menu and nothing has disappointed. Anyone lucky enough to be familiar with the Michelin starred “Gymkhana” in Mayfair will be excited to know that...More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We’re a foodie Indian family with a really good knowledge of food, including high-end Indian. This is no ordinary food, it’s excellent. Highly recommend. The tandoori prawns were amazing, the biriyani delightful. Thank you!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 13 January 2021

Excellent food! Had butter chicken, saag ghost, paratha and Peshawari naan. Everything was amazing. Thank you.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 22 December 2020 via mobile

We love the food at Dastaan and have eaten in the restaurant many times - the food is delicious and it’s easily the best Indian restaurant for many, many miles around. So we decided to try a takeaway. Whilst the dishes we had were very...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 22 December 2020

Ordered from Dastaan after my restaurant booking for Gymkhana and Benares failed due to Covid. I was able to pre-order the food a couple of days earlier using their website which was great as it was stressful organising treats for the Mrs' 40th bday! I...More

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

Dastaan is the single greatest Indian restaurant in south east England. They are probably the best in the country, but my lack of experience further afield prevents me from saying so. This food is at least Michelin quality, at high street prices. Starter highlights include...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 30 November 2020

We haven’t had the chance to eat at Dastaan in person yet but have been lucky enough to get a delivery during lockdown. If you have not tried them yet - do not hesitate! You won’t regret it :) Pork vindaloo is a top favourite,...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 1 November 2020 via mobile

For done reason I expected my curry to be a bit more spicy, but then again, it was still scrumptious and flavourful. Great place with hearty staff.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 30 October 2020 via mobile

Had a really fabulous dinner with my niece tonight. Sanjay was v knowledgable about the dishes and the recommendations was fantastic. We both enjoyed everything we ordered. The chicken popcorn was outstanding as it was crispy and succulent. OMG the pork cheeks vindaloo was amazing....More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 24 October 2020

From dining in to take away. This restaurant has it all- quality food reasonably priced. We have either dined in or had take away countless times and the food always to an expert standard. You won’t go wrong here - so lucky to have a...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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25 December 2019|
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Response from T7577DPchrish | Reviewed this property |
It does have level access straight from the street.
22 November 2019|
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Response from Dastaan_447 | Property representative |
Dear Nikesh All of our curries are without bone. Kind regards Dastaan 447
3 June 2019|
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Response from molly21 | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it very much, but you could enquire.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Dastaan Indian Restaurant

  • Yes, Dastaan Indian Restaurant offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Dastaan Indian Restaurant offers delivery services.

  • Dastaan Indian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5