No reservation required, even at busy times.

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

We seat walk-ins on a first come, a first complete group basis, aiming to have you seated
within 22 minutes of arriving at the restaurant


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

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.

From Our Customers

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A’ listed in the Cobra Good Curry Guide since 2000

Certificate of Excellence 2011 — 2018 Winner