South London



Indian | South London

A relative old-timer of Peckham restaurants, having opened in 2004, Ganapati is chef-owner Claire Fisher’s ode to India. The colourful space is filled with mouth-watering aromas that pave the way for the delicious, homely food. The thalis are fail-safe favourites or go off-piste with their more inventive offerings such as tuna with smoked tamarind. The desserts are also great.

Restaurant details

38 Holly Grove, London SE15 5DF
Nearest tube: 
Peckham Rye
Telephone number: 020 7277 2928
More info: 
Takeaway available


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38 Holly Grove, London SE15 5DF


Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10

Critics' score: 8
Bob Granleese Guardian
Reviewed on July 31, 2010
"...I couldn't help myself coming over all like that woman on the Marks & Spencer TV ads: "This isn't just a paratha. This is a Ganapati paratha…" Jesus, it was good. So much so that we promptly ordered two more." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6
Anon Metro
Reviewed on January 20, 2009
"There's an attention to detail here (frequently changing menu; interesting beers and wines – even a couple of sherries; the most addictive, flakiest, butteriest parathas) that shows that this lot genuinely cares about what they're doing." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 10
Jon Young View London
Reviewed on July 24, 2007
"The best Indian food in South London? Ganapati very well could be a contender for the crown. " READ REVIEW


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