We are now open for dining at the Punjab
with COVID19 safety restrictions in place for both guests and staff

Monday to Sunday: 12:00 - 14:45, 17:45 - 22:00

The UK's Oldest North Indian Restaurant
Serving Distinctive Punjabi Cuisine

80 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9PA

Now offering delivery through:

We Are Reopening

In line with the latest Government advice, we re-open the restaurant for dining from the 12:00 -14:45 & from 17:45 - 22:00 from the 4th of July 2020. This will be 7 days a week. We understand that not everyone will feel comfortable dining with at the moment, so we will continue to offer our takeaway & heat & eat service.

We have conducted a deep clean inside and outside the restaurant (You might notice a few changes before you even enter the Punjab) and we have also employed an independent safety specialists to create the best procedures to keep our guests and our staff safe at all times. We have also upgraded our air filtration system to be even more powerful that covers the whole restaurant.

Small changes you will should be aware of:
We now ONLY accept card payments We have removed over 50% of the tables and seating You will be offered hand sanitizer when entering the restaurant We have limited bookings of up to 6 people

Getting a table
As always walk-ins are welcomed however it might be worth calling ahead especially at busy times (Friday evening and the weekend) Group bookings up to 6 people only We do very much look forward to welcoming you back to the restaurant and seeing old and new faces alike.


Best regards 
Amrit Maan
MD of the Punjab 

Dining at the Punjab

The Punjab is a lively and informal restaurant in Neal Street, Covent Garden popular amongst West End Theatre goers. We do try and cater for all dietary requirements, including vegetarian and vegan.

We also serve half portions for children.

Getting A Table

Serving traditional Punjab Cuisine since 1946

We are the oldest North Indian restaurant in the UK, serving distinctive Punjabi cuisine to generations of diners in Covent Garden. Fourth generation family owned, we feature an eclectic Punjabi atmosphere with many historical pictures of our past on the restaurant walls.

Our History

The Punjab

The land of the five rivers is an affluent agricultural region set in a plain in the foothills of the Himalayas with rivers running into fertile fields. Punjabi food requires a skilful blending and cooking to produce a rich taste and smooth texture.

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A’ listed in the Cobra Good Curry Guide since 2000

Certificate of Excellence
2011 — 2018 Winner