It closed after a fire earlier this year, but one of London's most popular restaurants is on the way back as Gymkhana has revealed plans to reopen. They've taken time to renovate the restaurant while it's been closed, although the main ground floor keeps much of the same design as before (no bad thing).
It's the basement which has had much more of a renovation. There, they've moved the bad and have brightened everything up. As they say: "The basement has been re-modelled allowing for a convivial club feel with a Kashmiri Chilli colour palette, bold carpeting and collection of Indian art. The re-positioned lower-ground bar will offer an ornate jewel-box shaped area with campaign furniture and detailing. Furniture takes inspiration from Pierre Jeanerette’s work in Chandigarh."
As for the menu, that will remain largely unchanged. So you can expect a combination of kebabs chops and tikka dishes alongside curry and Biryani (and the Kid Goat Methi Keema and muntjac biryani both unmissable dishes). It's had a Michelin star since 2015 and retained it this year. It also has a lot of celeb fans - David Beckham is a fan, as is Ed Sheeran.
So if you're looking to visit one of London's very best Indian restaurants, you don't have long to wait.
More about Gymkhana
Where is it? 42 Albemarle St, Mayfair, London W1S 4JH
When does it re-open? February 2020 (booking opens late January)
Find out more: Read more about Gymkhana
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