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Chai Thali - Camden

Workshop, Centro 3, 19 Mandela Street , London, United Kingdom, NW1 0DU
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Opening Information

Monday-Friday

Lunch: 12pm-3pm (last orders at 2:30pm) | Dinner: 5pm-11pm (last orders at 10:30pm)



Saturday & Sunday

Open all day from 12pm-11pm (last orders at 10:30pm)

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Chai Thali - Camden

We bring you the very best of India’s street food. Rooted in tradition, bursting with aromatic spices and brought to you with a contemporary twist, Chai Thali is a nation of street food all in one place.

Blending the old with the new, Chai Thali is all about India’s traditional and modern street food cultures. Our authentic kerb-side snacks and sharing plates are delicious paired with a craft beer or one of our spice-infused signature cocktails.

Cuisine: Indian
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Friday, 05 October 2018

Went for dinner and the Bollywood night- had a great time, music and atmosphere was great. The only reason I gave 4 stars is that I felt food was pricey and portions small, however flavours were good. Again 4 stars for service as we had to try and get staffs attention a few times to get drinks, but when they did come over they were friendly and polite. Overall a good experience and would definitely return for the Bollywood night.

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Hi, Thank you for your comments. Hope to see you soon and serve you even better than before.

Responded On Wednesday, 10 October 2018
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Visited On Sunday, 30 September 2018

The lady who was serving us went above and beyond to make sure we were enjoying our visit.

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Responded On Wednesday, 10 October 2018
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Visited On Friday, 28 September 2018

Great food, vibe but waitress seemed very inexperienced and chai was served in a ridiculously small glass.

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Hi, Thank you for your comments. We apologise for any inconvenience caused due to our staff. We have recently hired some new people and we work hard to train them. Hopefully you'll have a much better experience next time. As for the tea, we culturally serve it in these small glasses in India. However, we do give a free refill which you can request at your next visit. Thanks again for visiting us.

Responded On Wednesday, 10 October 2018
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Visited On Monday, 17 September 2018

During this time the restaurant was Extremely quiet, and I had booked a table in advance. the drink I had ordered splashed going all over me and asking staff for a wet wipe they had none and knowing why nothing else was offered. We asked to order the starters which came on time the idili in the menu stated no chilliest but felt sooo spicy I then question what the food that stayed spicy would be like! We then ordered main which included a tandoori naan which came to us really crispy and cold which would be hard to then pick up my curry with so I asked for it to be made less crispy then eating 1/4 of it my mum found that it was under cook and the waiter even told us not to eat it not even offering anything else!!! So there’s was eating my curry by itself. I then asked for the bill as I was so horrified we didn’t bother with dessert.. he said he’s taken off the naan. Well that annoyed me even more as We could even eat it! I would ever bither going back for the price you pay for “street food” you would expect a service to come with it considering it was absolutely quiet

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Responded On Thursday, 20 September 2018
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Visited On Friday, 14 September 2018

Hidden GEM! I was scrolling through for good indian street food restaurants, I have tried all the rest but must say this was an absoloute delight. The presentation and decor of this place is amazing, great attention to detail. The food was FAB! Perfectly sized portions (in stark contrast to the other indian street food restaurants) and everything was delicious. They even do KARAK chai!! Worth another trip!

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Responded On Thursday, 20 September 2018
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Visited On Saturday, 15 September 2018

I think the service was quite poor, I'd recommend the restuarant to friends based on food and atmosphere but the service wasn't up to standards, the communication between the staff was terrible and they didn't seem to be listening to us very well. Also tried to blame my card not working before using another card machine which is not great. Other than that it has huge potential.

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Responded On Thursday, 20 September 2018
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Visited On Thursday, 13 September 2018

Really lovely to experience a taste of India! The samosa chaat was amazing and the staff were helpful :)

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Responded On Thursday, 20 September 2018
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Visited On Sunday, 09 September 2018

We came up from Brighton especially to have lunch at Chai Thali. What a HUGE DISSAPOINTMENT. Except for the Aloo Tikki everything else we tried was a disaster. Pani puri water was bland, the Dhaba Chicken was extremely bland, Paneer was tough and the sauce sickly. The Sabji ka khazana wasn't much better and the nan bread was burnt. Prices extremely high for the standard of food served. Back to Dishoom for us!!!

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Responded On Thursday, 20 September 2018
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Visited On Thursday, 06 September 2018

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Hi. Thank you for your response. However, we would like to know details of how your experience was not up to the mark since you've given us 1 star. Hope to hear from you soon.

Responded On Thursday, 20 September 2018
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Visited On Friday, 31 August 2018

Great concept. Great food .

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Responded On Thursday, 20 September 2018
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Visited On Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Food was very tasty but was very expensive for street food. Drinks were central London prices, which are not reflective of a place that’s doesn’t have a surrounding atmosphere.

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Responded On Thursday, 20 September 2018
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Visited On Saturday, 25 August 2018

Used to be better earlier

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Responded On Thursday, 20 September 2018
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Visited On Friday, 17 August 2018

Excellent service. Friendly and fast but no hurrying you along. Huge choice on the menu. Would have liked option of normal tea but that’s a very small gripe.

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Responded On Thursday, 20 September 2018
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Visited On Saturday, 11 August 2018

Enjoyed dinning will definitely be coming back🤗

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Visited On Saturday, 11 August 2018

Absolutely great experience. Friendly and helpful staff. Very prompt service. Advice given when asked and really yummy food. Desserts were different and to die for . ... I am already planning my second trip to the restaurant. I would definitely recommend visiting Chai Thali!!!!!!

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Responded On Thursday, 20 September 2018
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Visited On Friday, 10 August 2018

We came for dessert and tea. The chocolaye samosas were not chocolate! After ordering and tasting then asking the waiter we got told they were actually coconut and nuts? The bill was £40 for teas and awful desserts! Dont think i will return to taste the food!

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Hi. Thank you for your response. We would like to take this opportunity to describe the dessert. Our white chocolate samosas have white chocolate filling infused with nuts, flavours of cinnamon and other spices to taste more ethnic. We would like to see you soon and recommend you some items in the menu that are our best sellers. Thanks again for the review.

Responded On Thursday, 20 September 2018
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Visited On Sunday, 05 August 2018

Eaten here a number of times now the food is consistently delicious, well presented by the friendly staff.

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Responded On Thursday, 20 September 2018
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Visited On Saturday, 04 August 2018

It was perfect! Having struggled to find indian food as good as you get in India, in pleased to confirm I finally have. Absolutely outstanding.

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Responded On Thursday, 20 September 2018
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Visited On Thursday, 26 July 2018

Great food and service

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Already we're talking about our next Curry at your restaurant. Lots of vegetarian dishes on tje menu which is great. The tenderest and flavoursome lamb dishes we've ever tasted.

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Responded On Thursday, 20 September 2018
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Visited On Tuesday, 17 July 2018

very nice food and service was very welcoming. will be definately coming back here again

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Responded On Thursday, 20 September 2018
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Visited On Saturday, 14 July 2018

Fantastic vibe and very wide choice of food for Indian street food! Will definitely visit again! :)

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Visited On Saturday, 14 July 2018

Delicious good, great atmosphere and very friendly staff

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Visited On Saturday, 14 July 2018

Great food, great service and a great atmosphere

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Responded On Thursday, 20 September 2018
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Visited On Friday, 06 July 2018

Ask dj to get some new playlist .....

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