While there are Indian restaurants in London that cater for all types and stripes, one can sometimes be bewildered by the sheer scope of the options on the table when picking between them before a night out. The Bangla cafes of Brick Lane are always a draw, as are the South Indian specialists of Southall, while the Pakistani tandoori grills are never a bad choice though. If you’re looking for an Indian restaurant in North London that truly reflects the authentic taste of one area, look no further than Rani on Long Lane in Finchley. They are the longest established (and probably the best) Gujarati curry house in the city, and their menu is packed with exactly the sort of regional delicacy that you’re looking for. Try their banana methi, with plenty of fenugreek, or the lilotri sak, with aubergines and broad beans. Even better, Rani is 100% meat free, making them not only a great Gujarati eatery, but also one of the best Indian vegetarian restaurant in North London. Book a table now.
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A very pleasant Saturday night surprise, not having been for many years, and finding it had changed ownership 6 years ago and moved to premises across the road. The staff were friendly and helpful - both during my phone call to adjust our arrival time, and on the night in explaining the menu and how the buffet service worked. I particularly liked the clear content/allergen labeling both on the menu and in the buffet area itself. We chose the buffet option, which provided a good selection of items for a very reasonable price- though it appears the buffet is only available before 9pm. Staff were attentive , removing empty plates promptly and, unlike some restaurants, waited to be asked for the bill. We were surprised it was not more crowded, though were told that Sundays are much busier. Thoroughly recommended.
great food, friendly staff, nice environment, local parking, quick with buffet - good if you are hungry cos you don't have to wait! buffet has great selection - looks as good as it tastes and al veggie too - Perfect!