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Nearby points of interest

  1. Distance: 0.60mi
  2. Distance: 0.82mi
  3. Distance: 1.31mi
  4. Distance: 1.39mi

About London Curry House

Curry Mantra's 4th location London Curry House Now Open in Alexandria , Va .After huge success of Curry mantra in Fairfax , Falls Church and Vienna . Curry Mantra now open its 4th location call London Curry House at Cameron Station , Alexandria , Va
Inspired by Curry Houses in London.
2015 Winner of Diner's Award by Opentable.

191 Somervelle Street
Alexandria, VA 22304
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Indian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch Tuesday through Sunday 11:30am - 2.30 p.m.
Dinner Tuesday through Sunday 4.30 - 10 p.m.
Closed on Mondays

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(703) 419-3160

Website:
http://www.londoncurryhouse.com/

London Curry House Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

3.7

ambience

4.0

value

4.0

Noise

Quiet

87% would recommend it to a friend

Spicy (4)
Good for Groups (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
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Authentic (3)
Business Meals (2)
Fun (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Special Occasion (2)
Good for Birthdays (1)
Good for a Date (1)
Healthy (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 5, 2018

We have eaten here on several occasions for dinner and always enjoyed our meal. This was our first foray for lunch. We opted to order off the menu and not to eat from the lunch buffet. Regardless, all of our food was pulled from the lunch buffet. We ordered chicken tikka masala but were served butte chicken. The server denied it, but I well know the difference between the two. Our food was cold and tasteless. The servers were inattentive and disorganized. It will be quite some time beforehand we visit again, and will definitely not come back at lunch.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 3, 2018

The menu is extensive; the portions are generous, and the service is impeccable. We’ll be back.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 31, 2017

My wife and I visited the restaurant on the day of New Years Eve for a late lunch early dinner date. We opted for the buffet to get a feel for their offerings. None if the food disappointed. It was all first rate. So we know it's worth going again. What we couldn't judge was the place's true ambience and noise level. I'm sure it is much more energetic and noisy during a normal evening, if for no other reason than the bar at the back of the restaurant. Seems promising but won't know until we've been there on a normal day.

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on December 29, 2017

The food and the atmosphere were superb for our lunch. The service was extremely attentive and pleasant. Great meal!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 29, 2017

So delicious that we didn’t even mind dining town night in a row when our friends made a mistake about the reservation night. I have a husband from London - And London Curry House is just everything. I want to have a birthday party there.

Tags: Authentic
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Nice place! Friendly wait staff.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Personable and attentive staff, good but not superb Indian food.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Quiet and not crowded —exactly what is needed for a relaxing meal with friends or date. This is great place to actually talk to people over dinner without having to shout over loud music or 100 other voices. Also, no big TVs to distract you or your date. This allows you to focus on the food and your company.

There is a bar area but the cocktails weren’t very good. It tasted like juice —there was very little liquor in the drink.

Overall, I really enjoyed my experience. I definitely plan to go again.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 28, 2017

First time eating at London Curry House. Wait staff seemed disorganized. First waiter took our drink order, my drink came quickly. Another waiter took our appetizer order. No drink for my spouse. A third waiter came for entree order. We asked about spouse’s drink. Third waiter brought drink. Appetizer portion size was huge—could easily have been half or two-thirds portion of what was served. And the appies were ho-hum. Entrees were better, but nothing special. The kicker came at the end of the meal. I asked about dessert. Waiter ran through desserts but recommend one in particular—because, the waiter said—I was expecting a baby!!!!!! I am not pregnant. We won’t be going back. There are way better places for Indian food in the greater WDC area.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Six of us had the noon buffet. The food was good, and we all had seconds. The waitstaff were pleasant, but need to pay more attention to what they are doing. More training needed here.

We will go back.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Absolutely love this restaurant, tasty meals and a variety of selection

Tags: Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Spicy
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Food was too spicy and nothing special for overpriced menu. Customer service needs great improvement.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Always delicious . If you're into Indian cuisine, this is a must dining experience! Also, pleasant outdoor seating.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Good service. Nice decor and Ambiance. However some of the food was a little disappointing--the vegetable pakora appetizer was excellent and the vegetable biryani main dish was very good. The other main dishes--palak paneer, chicken madras curry, and chicken tikka-- were lacking a little flavor. We came for the Sat night belly dancing show too--but that was also a little disappointing-1 dancer and performance was a little short and repetitive, also seemed like crowd participation was a little forced. Overall, the concepts of this restaurant seem like a unique idea, but need a little work on execution.

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·Dined on August 24, 2017

The food was outstanding, as usual. However, we were disappointed with the service. Twice one member of our party had to go to front of restaurant to ask for our check. We didn't see server after our meal came. The dining room was very full, and it didn't appear there were enough waiters.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 20, 2017

We sat outside. Even though our young daughter was a bit messy the staff was extremely nice.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Butter chicken with naan. So good. As was the tandoori chicken wings.

Clean, bright, large and glittery restaurant.

Tags: Good for Groups, Quick Bite, Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Casual, Fun, Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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·Dined on August 12, 2017

Friends together to have a bite to eat and c belly dance

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 9, 2017

The best Indian Restaurant in Virginia! Malai kofta, butter chicken, and saag paneer superb. Naan always fresh out of the Tandoor. Wonderful experience !

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 7, 2017

I came with the family and ordered just about everything on the menu. The chicken biryani especially stood out. We ordered a variety of curries and all were delicious. I recommend coming with a group of people so you can order everything!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Very good quality Indian food at&t reasonable prices

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Great live entertainment and food.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 29, 2017

We were fortunate to see two performances by the lovely Lebanese belly dancer. She did a marvelous job of engaging the diners. My chicken Vindallo was too spicy, so I brought it home for my spouse to enjoy. All other items were very delicious.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Superb food and service! Highly recommend this restaurant!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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 (New England)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Food was terrific. Very nice atmosphere. The vindaloo was SO spicy and the lamb rogan josh was delicious. Also excellent samosas. The only reason this didn't get 5 stars is because at first, the waitress was a little pushy in taking our order. We had barely sat down when she asked if we were ready. Then came back a minute later to ask again, and we hadn't even picked up the drink menu. However, this a petty complaint, and it seems silly to be complaining about a server who is TOO attentive. She was fine after we placed our drink order, and we had a lovely time. Would recommend London Curry House to anyone who loves Indian cuisine.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Romantic, Casual, Bar Seating, Spicy
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 (Richmond)·Dined on April 28, 2017

The waiter was much more interested in the two flirtatious ladies at the table next to us than he was to our table. Normally, I support pet friendly restaurants, but we were also a little annoyed with pets barking throughout the meal. This is probably a fun restaurant to visit with friends and family, but I do not recommend the ambiance for a romantic meal with a loved one.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 14, 2017

Our meal at London Curry House was prompted by a Groupon...but mostly by our love of Indian food. We were not disappointed. The restaurant was pretty, bright and clean. The chandeliers were stunning. The noise level was low enough that we could have a conversation and that is a rarity these days, particularly for dinner on a Saturday. Finally, the food and service was above standard. The staff was friendly and welcoming to us (in spite of our Groupon!) and welcomed us back by providing us with more information about their buffet. The food was delicious and served in pretty large portions -- it seemed everyone in the restaurant was taking their leftovers home. The only downside I could see would be a lack of parking. I'm not sure where non-residents are supposed to park. We got extremely lucky and there was one little spot just outside the restaurant that we grabbed. It was a lovely, classy restaurant and we are looking forward to trying their buffet!

Tags: Good for a Date, Disabled Access, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (Richmond)·Dined on April 12, 2017

Horrible service! Not sure what was going on but they were super slow. They didn't take our order until my husband flagged them down (at least 15 minutes). We ordered drinks but they never arrived and we waited and waited and waited. They finally dropped off some water & took our food order but never came back. They were not very busy (only about 5 other tables) but the food and drinks never arrived. One of the waiters finally realized (after an hour) that we kept looking over at them and the kitchen so he dropped by and told us we'll get our food in 5 minutes. After 10 minutes, our waitress came by and said another 5 minutes. We waited again but asked if our food was on it's way and they said another "5 minutes". We decided to get up and leave. No one even bothered to solve the issue or apologize etc. We waited for exactly 1 hour and 19 minutes and decided that was way too long. What a waste of a night!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Something is definitely wrong with this restaurant. Poor management, staff etc!!!!! Wow....not sure how long this restaurant will last. Good luck!!!!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 5, 2017

Good Indian food, but not great. There are better restaurants around for comparable prices. Malai Kofta is usually a favorite of mine, but it was way too spicy here.

Tags: Vegan, Spicy
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 1, 2017

So. Great. All the food is fabulous.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 23, 2017

Great Indian food. Loved the garlic naan! Some appetizers were bigger than expected and felt more like an entree. If you want more leftovers, this is a good thing.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 22, 2017

Well prepared, delicious food. It's our go-to Indian restaurant in Northern VA.

Tags: Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 19, 2017

The food was excellent and the service very good. My only concern was that it felt rushed at a meal where we really wanted to take our time. I thought the staff could have relaxed a bit more. But otherwise it was a stellar experience.

Tags: Casual
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 17, 2017

Great service, lots of vegetarian options, good food

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 17, 2017

We have gone here for dinner, so decided to try their lunch buffet. It was quite good with a lot of choices. Everything seemed fresh and got to try a few things I wouldn't normally choose off the regular menu.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Great for Lunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 7, 2017

Wanted to try a new Indian place. This hit the spot with generous portion sizes, it was easy to share dishes.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on March 4, 2017

Great food and overall great service! Had a small delay in part of our order but the server was very apologetic and removed it from our bill, which was much appreciated. Definitely good for a date night, friends night or business dinner. They also appeared to be putting together a lot of take out orders as well. Will definitely go back.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 1, 2017

Love the ambiance and authentic cuisine.
Needs to improve on the wine selection by glass.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 1, 2017

Great service, excellent food! We will definitely dine here again soon.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Comfort Food, Authentic, Happy Hour
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 14, 2017

My wife and I were totally shocked that in this day and age with social media, reviews etc. a recommended restaurant such as this would deny us entry. Our daughter purchased a Groupon for us about a month ago and wanted us to celebrate an occasion at this restaurant. So on Valentines day we got to the restaurant on time as per our reservation at 7:45pm. People were thinning out as the prime dinner crowd had been there earlier. There was a sign on the window which said no Groupon because of the holiday. How were we supposed to know? We asked the manager/owner if he would accept our Groupon given the fact we traveled far and made plans for the occasion and had no idea the coupon wasn't accepted on the holiday. He said "no" in a very rude tone. Again, we explained our circumstances that this was the first time we experienced his restaurant and again he said no. We gave him one last chance and told him we would never step foot in his restaurant again and that we would tell all of our friends and let our social media friends (of which we have over 700,000 as we are activists) know of their poor hospitality. Through Yelp, fortunately we found a Chinese restaurant about a half mile away and had the most wonderful evening with the owner who was as generous as the London Curry House was rude.

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