Creative twist on traditional Indian cuisine

Michelin Guide Listed Restaurant Karnavar

Karnavar Restaurant

Head Chef Manoj Karnavar have 20 years of culinary experience in leading five star hotels in UK, India and Dubai with hotels like Marriott, Fairmont Dubai, Savoy, Claridges London and Mandarin Oriental. Inspired by traditional Indian cuisine Manoj opened Karnavar restaurant in the Restaurant Quarter of South End, Croydon hoping to serve delectable modern Indian cuisine with a creative twist.

– Come join us to enjoy the refined Indian fine dining.

Manoj Karnavar of Karnavar Restaurant

Awards & Achievements (Since April 2014)

Finalist - Menu of the Year 2015 UK - Catey Awards

Catey Awards – The Caterer Magazine

Listed in Top 3 Restaurants in Croydon - TripAdvisor Ratings

By TripAdvisor Ratings on 365 restaurants in Croydon, Dec 2015

Winner - Best New Comer of the Year 2014 in Britain - BIBA Awards

BIBA Awards – Federation of Specialist Restaurants with Mood Food Magazine

Listed in Top 10 Restaurants in Greater London - TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor rating on 3104 restaurants in Greater London, April 2014

Christmas Menu 2018

Christmas Seasons Special Menu 2018


Christmas Menu

Restaurant Reservations

We would be delighted to have you join us for dining

If your desired slot is not available please call us at 020 8686 2436 for available options.
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A few things about Chef Manoj Karnavar


Blended with modern expertise from Manoj’s experiences in the kitchens of The Savoy, Claridges and other luxury restaurants, Karnavar offers some of the finest Indian dining in London today.


Having grown up in a mountain village surrounded by forty-four rivers Manoj knows no different than to enjoy the Indian produce that is in such abundance in the family community back home in India.


The importance of balancing all of the flavours in creating Karnavar’s menu today is a commitment that Manoj is passionate about making.

Chef Manoj Karnavar in restaurant

Private Dining Room

Private Dining Room in Karnavar can accommodate up to 13 pax which is good for celebrating birthday parties, anniversary, get together and corporate meetings.

Live music can be arranged on request with piano and guitar performance along with singers.

Delightful modern Indian cuisine

beautifully presented with a creative twist

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