Anar Persian Kitchen

349 Portobello Road , London, W10 5SA

SquareMeal Review of Anar Persian Kitchen

Sitting chicly between the culinary hubbub of Golborne Road & the mayhem of Portobello market, Anar (‘pomegranate’) is a tasteful, glammed-up venue well worth seeking out. With its low-level seating, bare brickwork & glittering gold wallpaper, it’s certainly a far cry from the Persian rugs & hookah pipes of the capital’s pastiche Middle Eastern restaurants. Keenly priced daily specials might include fesenjan (slow-cooked poussin with crushed walnuts & some eponymous pomegranate purée), & lamb dishes are particularly popular – from gently braised ghormesabzi (an aromatic, herb-infused stew) to koobideh (skewers of juicy minced meat cooked over charcoal). Start with must-o-moosir (a yoghurt & shallot dip, mopped up with warm flatbread) or mirza ghasemi (char-grilled aubergines, tomato & garlic), & round off with something sweet & sticky. The short wine list includes interesting selections from Morocco, Lebanon & Israel.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Ladbroke Grove Tube Station 501m

Ladbroke Grove Station 552m


Address: 349 Portobello Road , London W10 5SA

Area: Ladbroke Grove

Opening times

Mon-Sun 12N-11pm (Fri-Sat -11.30pm Sun -10pm)

Nearby Landmarks

Portobello Road 593m

Electric Cinema 748m


Telephone: 020 8960 6555


Cuisine: Middle Eastern Persian

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