Tommy Miah's Raj Hotel in Islington, London is part of the Raj brand which combines the qualities of a well-run boutique hotel with the warmth of a family business. Please view our photo gallery.
Our hotel is an ideal base for business trips, long weekend breaks, sight-seeing trips, visits to London theatres, museums, galleries, historic buildings and all the other attractions that London has to offer.
The whole hotel has recently undergone a major refurbishment and now offers 41 bedrooms which are tastefully furnished with a light Asian theme. Read more about our bed & breakfast accommodation, B&B rates and latest special offers.
The hotel is only 10 minutes away from Emirates Stadium and there are many other popular London tourist attractions near Islington. The nearest tube station is Highbury & Islington (Victoria Line) and Canonbury (London Overground).
The nearest British Rail Station is Essex Road.
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Tommy Miah originates from Bangladesh but grew up in Birmingham where he trained as a chef. He opened the Raj Restaurant in Edinburgh more than twenty years ago and five years ago he opened the Original Raj Hotel in Edinburgh and more recently Tommy Miah's Raj Hotel in Islington.
In 1993 Tommy founded the Indian Chef of the Year competition which draws some 5,000 participants annually from throughout the UK. Tommy is also a celebrity chef on an Asian TV channel. We have negotiated discount for guests at a number of London restaurants, including one owned by a past winner of the Chef of the Year competition. Ask at reception for details. Our staff will happily make reservations for you.
History Of Tommy Miah's Raj Hotel, Islington
The building at the southern corner of Ockendon Road and Essex Road has had several incarnations in its long history. For many years it housed Jays the Jewellers after which it became a hotel, initially the Kervan, then the Elena and now Tommy Miah's Raj Hotel.
The London Raj is Tommy Miah's first venture into the London metropolitan hotel scene. Tommy Miah's Raj Hotel in Islington offers bed & breakfast accommodation near Emirates Stadium. The hotel has 41 comfortable en-suite rooms which are furnished with a light Asian theme.
Within the hotel there is a Restaurant which serves a range of speciality teas, coffees, exotic liquers and light meals.
Dishes are based on an Asian-style tapas bar, offering typically two types of curry and a pasta dish and drinks, including take-away tea and coffee throughout the day and early evening.
Tommy Miah's Music & Dining Club
Tommy Miah has recently launched a Music & Dining Club to promote a series of gastro-musical evenings once a month on Saturday evenings throughout the year.
Welcome to Tommy Miah's Raj Hotel, a unique and comfortable hotel with very competitive prices in a convenient location in Islington, North London.