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5.3 /6 Excellent 15 Reviews

Narenj Restaurant

Kingston upon Thames Mediterranean £££ +100
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About Narenj Restaurant

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In the heart of Kingston Upon Thames, Narenj Restaurant serves authentic Persian cuisine in a lovely setting. Situated directly on High Street and directly on the river, this local favourite is known for its kindhearted staff and high-quality eats. Drawing in foodies from London and even further away, Narenj delights diners with its selection of authentic Persian traditional dishes, fine wines from around the world, and tasty desserts.

Opening Hours

  • Monday 12:00 - 00:00
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 00:00
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 00:00
  • Thursday 12:00 - 00:00
  • Friday 12:00 - 01:30
  • Saturday 12:00 - 01:30
  • Sunday 12:00 - 22:00
Narenj Restaurant, 54 The High Street, KT1 1HN London

Further Information

Narenj Restaurant on High Street is a standout in Kingston Upon Thames, owing to its tasty Iranian comfort food, affordable prices and casual setting. Best of all, the restaurant is right on the Thames, so guests can dine outside with a lovely view. Ideal for the whole family, Narenj is proud to serve locals and daytrippers from London their delicious Persian cuisine every day of the week until late (1:30 am on Fridays and Saturdays!).

Be sure to start out your meal at Narenj with a pot of Persian tea before taking on delicious starters like mast-o-khiyar (yogurt with finely chopped cucumber and dried mint) or ash-e-reshteh, traditional Persian vegetables and noodles. For mains, decide from options like charcoal grilled sea bass, barg, a charcoal grilled tenderised lamb fillet on a skewer, joojeh, boneless charcoal grilled chicken breast (also on a skewer) or the vegetarian khoreshte bamieh (okra cooked in tomato sauce and garlic with saffron rice). Enjoy a special Persian dinner at Kingston upon Thames’ Narenj – reserve in advance, especially if travelling from London!


15 Reviews

5.3 /6 Excellent 15 Reviews
Noise: quiet
Service: friendly
Atmosphere: entertaining
Waiting Time: short
Food: heavenly
Quality/Price: cheap
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1 review so far 6
23.07.2017 20:28

Ever reliable tasty persian food, wonderful flatbread. Excellent grilled chicken and lamb. Tasty starters, and specially aubergine and the yogurts with mint and garlic. Salad shrazi a must.

1 review so far 6
29.10.2016 23:40

Good service. Very welcoming. Pleasant ambience. Good choice of dishes on menu including mixed meze starter and mixed grill main course. Would go again to try other dishes.

1 review so far 6
24.10.2016 08:38

I've walked past this place a number of times on my way to one of the inevitable chain restaurants on Kingston riverside, wondering whether this might be a better bet – and indeed it is. Really authentic Iranian food, keenly priced and served with great charm. A bit quiet on a Sunday night but the staff and owner made it feel warm and cosy. So, ditch the chains for once and try something genuine and run by a family rather than some distant suits.

1 review so far 6
17.10.2016 15:31

Very pleasant environment, friendly staff, good food. Would dine there again. A nice introduction to Persian cuisine with vegetarian options as well as a range of meat and fish dishes. Delicious Persian desserts flavoured with rosewater, quite unusual.

1 review so far 5
14.10.2015 18:17

Lovely Persian cuisine in the heart of Kingston. I went there for lunch with some friends and the food was delicious. We ordered from the lunch menu and it was of great value and portions were of a good size. We did order freshly made hot naan bread (a must) and humus for starters which was equally delicious. I would go again and try the a la carte menu to try the other dishes and specials X

1 review so far 6
18.12.2015 09:22

A marvellous evening in all respects: great food and service, convenient location. All staff are Iranian, so they know very well about the meals. This was my fourth visit and I will be back!

1 review so far 5
22.11.2015 12:16

Great little restaurant, we've eaten here before and the food is always good. Drink options are a little limited and I'm not too keen on the ceiling lights which can be a bit blinding, but I'm being picky.

1 review so far 6
26.09.2015 14:13

A great atmosphere and great food at a reasonable price well worth a visit. The place is very much the sort of restaurant that will be on my favorites list

1 review so far 5
08.10.2015 07:03

Delicious food and charming staff. Hummus, aubergine, sea bass, chicken and lamb kebabs were all excellent. Would definitely go back. Very good position for eating before or after the Rose Theatre.

1 review so far 6
29.11.2015 19:39

A lovely place to eat - friendly, attentative staff and delicious food in lovely surroundings. Will definately visit again and would recommend it to everyone!

1 review so far 4
16.02.2017 12:03

First time coming to this restaurant and overall the place itself was quality and so was the presentation/taste of the food. The only downfall was, waiting about 20/30 mins for our food.

1 review so far 5
18.06.2017 21:16

Tasty food and friendly service! Nice views of the Thames on the back terrace! We would go there again. Thank you for the lovely time!

1 review so far 5
19.05.2016 09:51

We were very pleasantly surprised by Narenj. Lovely fresh, tasty food at very reasonable prices, friendly staff and great location. We will definitely be returning.

2 reviews so far 5
14.07.2017 09:22

food is lovely service is relaxed but that suited us as four ladies as we were chatting. Staff re very helpful. Lovely Arabic style food

1 review so far 4
15.05.2016 18:35

Good Persian food. Very attentive service. We had lunch there sitting on the balcony over looking the Thames. Nice sunny afternoon in May. Most enjoyable!