Ishtar  

 
 
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10-12 Crawford St, Marylebone, London W1U 6AZ
 
 
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12-11pm Mon-Thurs 12-12.30am Fri- Sat 12-11.30pm Sun
 
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IshtarNearby Edgware Road is home to many Turkish restaurants, but Ishtar manages to stand a part from the crowd with its sophisticated and modern take on middle eastern cuisine. Ishtar is named after the ancient goddess of fertility and light, and her touch appears to be present in the delicate flavours created here. Innovative dishes such as Meyveli Kuzu, lamb poached with pears and apricots with cous cous and almond flakes prove the chefs have ambitions beyond the average lamb shish. Try not to fill up on their delicious baked breads and be sure to end your meal with a rich Turkish coffee. Warm terracotta walls, tiled floors and atmospheric candle lighting compliment the rustic dishes. Lunch and early evening menu deals give you the chance to sample some of the lighter dishes, and after dark things really heat up with performances from belly dancers and live music downstairs.

 

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Underground Stations

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Baker Street Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Marylebone Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Marylebone Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Paddington Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Chiltern Street Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
Crawford Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Montagu Place Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £129  39% off
2-3 Montagu Place, W1H | 2 minutes from Ishtar
Located in the heart of Marylebone, this intimate hotel is housed in a Grade II listed Georgian townhouse near Baker Street, Marble Arch and the world ... More
 
 
 
Park Plaza Sherlock Holmes Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £127  36% off
83 Chiltern Street, W1U | 2 minutes from Ishtar
The Sherlock Holmes is a conversion of two five-floor, 18th century houses, accommodating 119 clean, contemporary and individually furnished bedrooms. Frosted glass and cream tiles in ... More
 
 
 
Landmark London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £217  31% off
222 Marylebone Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Ishtar
The Landmark London certainly lives up to its name, occupying an imposing Victorian building on Marylebone Road originally known as The Great Central Hotel. This landmark ... More
 
 
 
 
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Jikoni
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
19-21 Blandford Street, W1U | 5 minutes from Ishtar
Having worked with the likes of Michelin starred Trishna, Le Cafe Anglais and Mark Hix for a series of residencies, the first restaurant from ... More
 
 
 
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Fairuz
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
3 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 6 minutes from Ishtar
One of London's most relaxed and intimate Lebanese restaurants, Fairuz is named in tribute to Lebanon's most famous chanteuse. Featuring a warm and intimate décor of ... More
 
 
 
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Patogh
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
8 Crawford Place, Marylebone, London W1H | 7 minutes from Ishtar
Superb Iranian cheapie serving huge portions of authentic grilled meats complimented by enticing aromatic mezze and an assortment of delicious vegetables and breads. The staff are ... More
 
 
 
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Reuben's
London > Restaurants > Jewish restaurants
79 Baker Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 2 minutes from Ishtar
Jewish Cuisine. Kosher supervised. Booking advised. Tables on patio. ... More
 
 
 
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106 Baker St
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
106 Baker Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 2 minutes from Ishtar
Open from breakfast until 7pm, and ideal for lingering over a weekend brunch, 106 Baker St is a cute all day cafe serving fresh salads, great ... More
 
 
 
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Zizzi
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
35 Paddington Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 2 minutes from Ishtar
Pizza & Pasta ... More
 
 
 
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Spotlight On Boilly
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 29th January to 19th May 2019 - 10am-5pm
Ishtar, Hertford House, Manchester Square, W1U | 5 minutes from Ishtar
A special display showcasing the renewed vibrancy of the finely jewelled colours and celebrating Boilly's genius as a chronicler of French society....More
 
 
 
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Henry Moore: The Helmet Heads
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th March to 23rd June 2019
Ishtar, Hertford House, Manchester Square, W1U | 5 minutes from Ishtar
New research reveals that Henry Moore's long relationship with the Wallace Collection directly inspired his celebrated Helmet Head sculptures, so where better to show them together ...More
 
 
 
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Civilised Sundays at Jikoni
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th April to 21st July 2019
Ishtar, 19-21 Blandford Street, W1U | 5 minutes from Ishtar
Running on one Sunday a month from April to July, Civilised Sundays at Jikoni welcomes a broad line-up of guest speakers from the worlds of food, ...More
 
 
 
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The Screen on Baker Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
96-98 Baker Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 2 minutes from Ishtar
Two intimate screening rooms, plush seating and high-tech facilities make The Screen on Baker Street a good choice for film lovers in the area. Tucked away ... More
 
 
 
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Marble Arch Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marble Arch, W1C | 9 minutes from Ishtar
Underbelly Productions, in association with Cameron Mackintosh, presents a pop-up theatre in Marble Arch, specifically ... More
 
 
 
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Wigmore Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
36 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 10 minutes from Ishtar
Built by the Bechstein piano company in 1901, this grandiose concert hall is regarded by many as London's best venue for chamber and solo performances. Wigmore ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Ishtar
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Chiltern Street
London > Attractions >
Marylebone, London W1U | 3 minutes from Ishtar
Chiltern Street in Marylebone runs between Dorset Street and Blandford Street and is home to 40 plus independent shops, stylish cafes and beauty salons. In 2014 ... More
 
 
 
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Ambika P3
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
35 Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Ishtar
Located within the University of Westminster - Marylebone's campus, the vast 14,000 foot P3 exhibition and performance space - a former concrete-testing facility - is "one ... More
 
 
 
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Madame Tussauds
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Ishtar
In 1835, Marie Tussaud - former sculptor to the court of Louis XVI - established a sideshow of waxworks of famous contemporary and historical figures (not ... More
 
 
 
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Cadenhead's Whisky Shop & Tasting Room
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26 Chiltern Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 3 minutes from Ishtar
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Trunk Clothiers
London > Shopping > Menswear
8 Chiltern Street, Marylebone, Marylebone, London W1U | 4 minutes from Ishtar
If you're after stylish, independent, international menswear brands previously unavailable in the capital, then head to Marylebone's Trunk Clothiers. Opened in September 2010, the two-storey Trunk Clothiers ... More
 
 
 
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Daunt Books Marylebone
London > Shopping > Books
83 Marylebone High Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Ishtar
Smooth wood panelling, streams of natural light bursting through a large, pitched glass roof - as soon as you enter Daunt Books on Marylebone High Street ... More
 
 
 
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 7 minutes from Ishtar
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 11 minutes from Ishtar
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 14 minutes from Ishtar
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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The Landmark Spa & Health Club
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Landmark Hotel, 222 Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Ishtar
The spa in the basement of the Landmark London hotel is small but spoiling with luxury ESPA treatments and the use of the 15-metre swimming pool. ... More
 
 
 
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Home Grown
London > Leisure >
44 Great Cumberland Place, W1H | 6 minutes from Ishtar
Exclusive private members' club Home House branches out to open this sister club, Home Grown , in ... More
 
 
 
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Regent's Park Tennis Centre
London > Leisure > Racquet Sports
York Bridge Road, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 10 minutes from Ishtar
This tennis centre, located on the western side of Regent’s Park in the heart of London, is a real gem of a place to dust off ... More
 
 
 
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Duke of Wellington
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94a Crawford Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 3 minutes from Ishtar
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The Royal Oak
London > Nightlife > Pubs
74-76 York Street, W1H | 3 minutes from Ishtar
On 8th June 2018 Dan Doherty, chef, author and judge on BBC's Britain's Best Cook, announced on Instagram that he'd bought this beautiful ... More
 
 
 
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Swan & Edgar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Linhope Street, Marylebone, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Ishtar
Literary lovers will feel very much at home at the Swan & Edgar, Marylebone's boozer with a bookish theme. Not only is the bar made up ... More
 
 
 
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Purl
London > Nightlife > Bars
50/54 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 4 minutes from Ishtar
Drinks come with a pre warning at this flamboyant cocktail bar. Purl is a speakeasy bar that prides itself in its extravagant cocktail menu, which sees ... More
 
 
 
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Clarette
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
44 Blandford Street, W1U | 4 minutes from Ishtar
The heiress of the renowned Chateau Margaux wine estate is behind this three floor wine bar in Marylebone. Behind a mock-Tudor front, ... More
 
 
 
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Chakana
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
23 Orchard Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 7 minutes from Ishtar
David Beckham, One Direction and Pixie Lott have all partied at Chakana, a late-night Inca-inspired lounge bar brought to you by Nick House, the entrepreneur behind ... More
 
 
 
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The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Ishtar
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28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 12 minutes from Ishtar
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Claridge's
London > Business > Venue Hire
Brook Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 14 minutes from Ishtar
... More
 
 
 
 

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Civilised Sundays at Jikoni
Civilised Sundays at Jikoni
Exhibitions | Until 21st July 2019 

Jikoni 5 minutes walk from Ishtar

Running on one Sunday a month from April to July, Civilised Sundays at Jikoni welcomes a broad line-up of guest ...More

 
Spotlight On Boilly
Exhibitions | Until 19th May 2019 

Wallace Collection 5 minutes walk from Ishtar

A special display showcasing the renewed vibrancy of the finely jewelled colours and celebrating Boilly's genius as a chronicler of ...More

Henry Moore: The Helmet Heads
Henry Moore: The Helmet Heads
Exhibitions | Until 23rd June 2019 

Wallace Collection 5 minutes walk from Ishtar

New research reveals that Henry Moore's long relationship with the Wallace Collection directly inspired his celebrated Helmet Head sculptures, so ...More

 
Channa Horwitz
Exhibitions | Until 4th May 2019 

Lisson Gallery 8 minutes walk from Ishtar

The display shows a number of the American artist's linear progressive compositions....More

Art Block: Matthew Darbyshire
Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2019 

Selfridges 9 minutes walk from Ishtar

Observing that many worldwide brands derive from classical deities, Darbyshire has reinterpreted the traditional statuary of Nike, Hermes and Mars ...More

Selfridges Art Block: Marco Miehling
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2019 

Selfridges 9 minutes walk from Ishtar

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Dame Sarah Connolly And Anna Huntley
Concerts | On 24th April 2019 

Wigmore Hall 10 minutes walk from Ishtar

The two leading mezzos are joined by pianist Malcolm Martineau and tenor Robin Tritschler in a performance of Robert Schumann's ...More

Departures: A Photographic Journey Through The Islamic World
Exhibitions | Until 3rd May 2019 

Asia House 10 minutes walk from Ishtar

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Bed Peace
Theatre | Until 28th April 2019 

Cockpit Theatre 11 minutes walk from Ishtar

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Making It Happen: New Community Architecture Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 27th April 2019 

RIBA Cafe 11 minutes walk from Ishtar

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