Indian Accent 333

16 Albemarle Street , London, W1S 4HW

SquareMeal Review of Indian Accent

Few restaurants have arrived in the capital as garlanded with awards as the London outpost of Indian Accent. The New Delhi original is the only restaurant in India on the World’s 50 Best list and is regularly voted the country’s top place to eat; similar plaudits have rained down on its New York sibling since it opened in 2016. Here in London, we’re a little more used to the idea of a high-end Indian restaurant and there was a danger that Indian Accent, which has taken over the old Chor Bizarre site in Mayfair, might feel a little late to the party, but chef Manish Methrota’s sure-footed updating of traditional Indian cooking – respectful of heritage while being unmistakably individual – is a very welcome addition. And at four courses for £65, it is currently a bit of a bargain for the quality on offer in this location. 

Highlights for us included soy keema mopped up with soft little pillows of pao buns (vegetarian options are excellent); tenderly succulent pork ribs, beautifully marinated with onion seeds; an Indian spin on crispy duck, with ghee roast lamb proving just as juicy; and smoked bacon kulcha that we would gladly have made an entire meal of, dipping into the deeply flavoured dal. Service (especially from those staff flown in from New York) is on the ball, eye-opening wine matching is a strength, and the room is a stunner, with striking green upholstery set against a marble and pearl backdrop that practically glows with the expense lavished on it. In short, this Indian Accent is well worth adopting.  

Indian Accent is recommended for

Cool | Formal | Glamorous | Quiet Conversation | Widely Spaced Tables | Group Dining 8 Plus | Special Occasions Over 40S

Special offers

Pre theatre: 2 courses £28

Available for a 1 hour seating. This offer includes a starter & main course. Additional accompaniments and dessert at £5. Please note your table will be located in the lower ground dining room for speed of service.

From: 16 April 2018

To: 31 May 2018

Max: 4

Maximum of 4 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Green Park Tube Station 380m

Piccadilly Circus Tube Station 557m


Address: 16 Albemarle Street , London W1S 4HW

Area: Mayfair Oxford Street

Opening times

Mon-Sat 12N-2.30pm Mon-Sun 5.30-10.30pm (Sun -10pm)

Nearby Landmarks

Faraday Museum 47m

Royal Academy of Arts (Burlington House) 120m


Telephone: 020 7629 9802


Cuisine: Indian

Lunch: £25/30/45 (2/3/6 courses)

Dinner: £55/65/80 (3/4/9 courses)

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Special offers

Pre theatre: 2 courses £28

From: 16 April 2018

To: 31 May 2018

Max: 4

Maximum of 4 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.