A fusion of ancient Persian and modern Iranian cuisine served in one of London's first and finest authentic restaurants.

Hafez Restaurant is now open and taking bookings again. We are strictly following all Government guidelines and have made the necessary changes to ensure the safety of our customers and staff. Tables have been positioned at least one metre apart and we have set up unobtrusive but effective transparent screens between them. Our menus are disposable and customers can request disposable cutlery. All tables and areas of the restaurant will be regularly cleaned and santised to ensure maximum hygiene. We look foward to welcoming you back to the restaurant for the taste of Persia!

Open for Takeaways!

We are now open for Hafez takeaways. Opening hours for takeaway orders are Monday – Sunday from 12 noon – 10.30pm. You can either order online or call us to place your order and collect your takeaway from the restaurant.

All orders are freshly prepared prior to collection and all of our staff are following the necessary procedures to maximise levels of hygiene and adhere to the COVID-19 safety rules.

Call 020 7221 3167 or 020 7229 9398 or simply order online. 

Hafez Takeaway Menu

The authentic taste of Persia

Situated in the heart of Notting Hill, Hafez Restaurant is one of London’s first and finest authentic Persian restaurants.

Our Head Chef, Farshid Ziafat, is renowned as one of the best Persian chefs in the UK and all our dishes are prepared on our premises daily.

Family-run since 1983, our longevity is testimony to the warmth of our welcome. Whether you would like a romantic dinner, lunch with friends or a family gathering, we offer delicious food and friendly service in a unique and quirky setting.

The traditional Persian cuisine produced by Master Chef Farshid Ziafat and his team in the Hafez Restaurant is without doubt the best of its kind anywhere in the world.

The Khalili Family


Come and experience delicious, authentic Persian cuisine in Notting Hill,  London. We look forward to welcoming you at Hafez Restaurant.

The freshest ingredients

Persian food is unique amongst other Middle Eastern cuisines as it uses blends of fresh herbs and subtle aromatic spices such as saffron with fruit, nuts, pulses and vegetables to combine and complement meat, fish and fluffy Persian rice. Hafez sources only the best quality cuts of British meat and the freshest herbs and vegetables. Our dishes are prepared on the premises daily.

Order a takeaway

All our dishes are available for take away. Order online now.

Opening Hours

MON - SUN  12 noon - 11pm

Open for takeaways every day



Inside seating: 70 people
Pavement  seating: 10-12 people
10% cover charge for groups of 10+

Contact & Directions


5 Hereford Road, London W2 4AB

0207 221 3167  &  0207 229 9398


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