Welcome to Chai Thali
Our flagship Camden branch is located in Mandela Street, linked with great history, named after the man himself, Nelson Mandela. The street features a famous street mural of the politician. As well as our branch’s history, each dish served has its own incredible origin story.
19 Mandela Street, Camden, London, NW1 0DU
Lunch: 12pm to 3pm (last orders 2:30pm) ∙ Dinner: 5pm to 11pm (last orders 9:45pm)
12pm to 11pm (last orders 9:45pm)
12pm to 11pm (last orders 10:30pm)
Christmas Day – CLOSED
Boxing Day – Dinner: 5pm to 11pm (last orders 9:45pm)
New Years Day – Dinner: 5pm to 11pm (last orders 9:45pm)
Mornington Crescent (6-7 min walk)
Camden Town (7-10 min walk)
Free parking Monday to Friday after 6.30pm and all day weekends on single yellow lines opposite the restaurant. Free parking on nearby pay & display bays parking after 6.30pm (free all day Sunday).
What our guests say
Great Indian hospitality, food and ambiance for a perfect event
Yash Raj Films
Amazing food. It’ll really remind you of India. I love this place!
Broadcaster (BBC & Sunrise Radio)
One of London’s best Indian restaurants. Riotously flavoursome
Resident Magazine Editors
The Resident Magazine
Book a Table at Chai Thali
Thank you for your interest in joining us at Chai Thali for our Retro Bollywood Nights.
Due to exceptional demand, For ALL bookings - we now require a £10 deposit per person which needs to be paid at the time of booking. The deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE for ANY cancellation but the amount paid will be deducted against your final bill on the night.
To book, please call us on 020 7383 2030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have a 15 minute grace period for late arrivals, after which we may reallocate your table. Please do call us if you are running late.
Dinner bookings on Bollywood Nights are available from 6.00pm – 8.15pm and last orders from the kitchen are taken around 9.00pm. The dancefloor area is cleared around 10pm and the party starts from around 10.15pm.
If you wish to join for the after party only, please book via our guest list section above, cover charges apply with entry permitted after 10.30pm and before 12.00am.
Please have your details ready at the time of booking (due to high demand we no longer take provisional bookings). We will need your full name, the number of guests you have, your phone number and email address. Please do let us know If you are celebrating a special occasion. Whilst we will do our best to accommodate changes in numbers, we cannot always guarantee extra guests in the same section but will do our best to accommodate your needs.
Please note our Bollywood night operates an over 21’s policy, and we do not allow CHILDREN on our Bollywood nights. Early diners will need to vacate the table’s before 6.30pm – no refunds will be offered if bookings are made the do not follow these rules.
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