National Curry Week 2022: Top 5 curry houses in London according to Tripadvisor - from Bonno to Nawabs

 Celebrate National Curry Week in the capital next week, with these curry house recommendations from Tripadvisor.

National Curry Week 2022 begins next week with curry houses across London gearing up to serve to customers one of the nation’s favourite dishes.

A celebration of all things curry related, organisers of National Curry Week have stated “since the 1970’s, curry houses have become a staple of highstreets up and down the country and millions of curries are consumed every single week.”

“The love affair shows no signs of slowing and that’s what we’re celebrating with National Curry Week!”

The three core objectives of National Curry Week are to honour the nation’s favourite cuisine,celebrate, support the Indian restaurant industry and raise money for poverty focussed charities.

So though your waistlinemight regret eating curry for an entire week, those charities involved might take a weight off your mind at least.

The 24th National Curry Week takes place from October 3-9, as Londonworld takes a look at some of the top rated curry houses in the ‘Big Smoke’according to Tripadvisor.

The top five curry houses in London, according to Tripadvisor

Bonoo Indian Tapas

Bonoo was voted #4 in the Top 10 Everyday Eats Restaurants in the UK category
  • Address: 75 Finchley Road, London NW2 2JP
  • Rating: 5/5

What customers are saying:

“Great Indian food tapas. Excellent service.”

“The Tandoori mixed grill was great as was the mixture of sliced okra and potatoes. Service was exceptionally efficient and friendly.”

“If you love Indian food, then this restaurant is a must visit when in London.”

“The food was great, tasty with good portions. Staff were friendly and helpful. Altogether a wonderful place to eat.”

For more information or to book a table, visit their page on Tripadvisor.

Indian Room

"Absolutely outstanding food, service and ambiance!”
  • Address: 59 Bedford Hill Balham, London SW12 9EZ 
  • Rating: 5/5

What customers are saying:

“The best Indian restaurant I’ve ever been to.”

“Ordered the Rogan Josh and it was honestly the best curry I’ve ever had.”

“Been coming to this restaurant since I moved to Balham in 2019. Honestly I couldn’t recommend a place more”

“Absolutely outstanding food, service and ambiance!”

For more information or to book a table, visit their page on Tripadvisor.

Bayleaf Restaurant

“The staff treated us like VIPs and were so kind, attentive and helpful.”
  • Address: 1282-1284 High Road Whetstone, London N20 9HH
  • Rating: 5/5

What customers are saying:

“Enjoyed a delicious curry here this evening! Staff were extremely attentive, very friendly and knowledgeable about the menu.”

“Great food and amazing amazing service. The staff treated us like VIPs and were so kind, attentive and helpful.”

“The staff were really friendly and welcoming. We had delicious food, especially the black daal and prawn curry!”

“I had high expectations and they exceeded them!”

For more information or to book a table, visit their page on Tripadvisor.

Taste Of Nawab

"If you are accustomed to South East food then I would advise you to tell the staff to make it a little more fiery!”
  • Address: 97 Colney Hatch Lane, London N10 1LR
  • Rating: 5/5

What customers are saying:

“Amazing food and service.”

“Taste of Nawab is definitely our favourite Indian restaurant.”

“Lovely staff, food was served quickly and hot, the spices were not too strong. If you are accustomed to South East food then I would advise you to tell the staff to make it a little more fiery!”

“Great food and delightful staff in a lovely cosy restaurant.”

For more information or to book a table, visit their page on Tripadvisor.

Amrutha Lounge

“Absolutely delicious food. Very generous portions and delightful staff.”
  • Address: 326 Garratt Lane Earlsfield, London SW18 4EJ
  • Rating: 5/5

What customers are saying:

“Absolutely delicious food. Very generous portions and delightful staff.”

“I tried Taste of Nawab for the first time last Sunday, and have just placed my second order 4 days later.”

“We love this place”

“Visited this restaurant for my first time in London, and it did not disappoint, the customer service was absolutely amazing.”

For more information or to book a table, visit their page on Tripadvisor. This article contains affiliate links. We may earn a small commission on items purchased through this article, but that does not affect our editorial judgement.