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Inspired by 1960's Dubai, UAE - AL FANAR RESTAURANT & CAFE, London,

AL FANAR RESTAURANT & CAFE

3.7
3.7
6 Reviews
£26 to £40
Middle Eastern
Discover taste of Dubai in London

Al Fanar Restaurant & Cafe will revive the memories of Dubai when it was a small town on the shore of the Arabian Gulf. With an ambience of Dubai in the 1960’s, and with the taste of Authentic Emirati Cuisine. Emirati Cuisine is a traditional Arabic cuisine from United Arab Emirates and shares similarities with Indian and Persian cuisines.

The restaurant has three dining areas which include the main restaurant area, arcade terrace, and outdoor terrace where you can enjoy the wonderful weather during the summer. Inside you can see the various vintage Arabian paraphernalia dotting the walls, antique artifacts, and photos of Dubai in 1960’s. Traditional architecture adds to the exotic backdrop to a unique dining experience.

The menu features all the quintessential menu choices you’d expect, and more. Enjoy a magical dinner that feels like being in the heart of a culinary journey in vintage Dubai.

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    Middle Eastern, Seafood, Café
  • Hours of operation
    Daily 8:30 am–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    020 3948 8499
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Neighborhood
    Kensington
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Public transit
    Gloucester Road Station
  • Additional
    Cafe, Delivery, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access

What 6 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

3.7
3.7 based on all time ratings
  • 3.9Food
  • 3.5Service
  • 3.7Ambience
  • 3.6Value

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6 Reviews
  1. LinaM

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 26, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food and service. Chicken was a bit dry but loved everything! Will come back

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2019

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    The restaurant was closed!

    1 person found this helpful

  3. OpenTable Diner

    London

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on October 14, 2019

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was excellent, friendly service and good value for money. Highly recommend.

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  4. MeeraA

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 12, 2019

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was amazing, although some dishes were not unavailable unfortunately, and they were the star dishes. The service was poor, the waiter kept on rushing us into paying, and did ask if we wanted anything else. Overall id give it a second chance because the food was fantastic.
    AL FANAR RESTAURANT & CAFEResponded on July 14, 2019
    Dear Meera, Thank you for visiting us, and we are glad you have enjoyed the food. We would like to apologize for the inconvenience cased by the waiter. We will look into the matter and make sure that this does not happen again. We do take our customer's feedback very seriously and we are always eager to improve. We hope that on your next visit you will be impressed by the food and the service. Our sincere apologies, Al Fanar Management

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  5. sulmx

    Houston

    88 reviews

    2.0

    88 reviews

    Dined on June 30, 2019

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    Very Salty. Didn’t bring correct orders. Substituted dishes with out asking first.

    1 person found this helpful

  6. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 26, 2019

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The restaurant concept is set at Dubai in 1960s that showcases amazing traditional ambiance. They serve serve amazing food that resembles the real taste of Dubai. Would definitely recommend it to friends and families. One of the best restaurants in Dubai would say!

    1 person found this helpful

FAQs

AL FANAR RESTAURANT & CAFE offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 020 3948 8499.

AL FANAR RESTAURANT & CAFE is rated 3.7 stars by 6 OpenTable diners.

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Google Map for AL FANAR RESTAURANT & CAFE

Gloucester Arcade, K128 Gloucester Road, London, SW7 4SF

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Kensington
  • Hours of operation
    Daily 8:30 am–10:00 pm
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    Middle Eastern, Seafood, Café
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Public transit
    Gloucester Road Station
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Cafe, Delivery, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access
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