A five-star luxury hotel makes the leap to London for its first overseas restaurant, with street food downstairs, upmarket dining upstairs, and lots of art - including a giant, 14ft bronze elephant.
As you may remember, we were ever so slightly embarrassed about missing our on Asma Khan's Darjeeling Express last year, despite it getting rave after rave (but look out for a Test Drive soon).
And now there's another reason to visit as they're embracing their vegetarian side and introducing a special meat-free menu every Monday (with plenty of vegan dishes on the new menu too).
Big things are afoot at Mayfair’s Michelin-starred restaurant Jamavar. First up, the renowned Rohit Ghai is stepping down, and Surender Mohan is stepping in. Secondly, to mark the change, the Michelin-starred restaurant is welcoming not one but five top international chefs in to get creative with kulcha, a traditional Northern Indian stuffed bread.
There's no news on where Rohit (who came to Jamavar
Honest Burger and Kricket fans rejoice - the two are teaming up for a brand new creation that's inspired by a Kricket fave - the Keralan Fried Chicken burger.
It'll feature Kricket’s Indian-spiced fried chicken with "a secret blend of Keralan herbs and spices and a chilli and garlic mayo". That will be familiar to those who have been to Kricket (and if you haven't, we recommend rectifying that immediately). It also
Less than a week after earning its Michelin star, it's unfortunate timing for Vineet Bhatia London as it's closing the Mayfair restaurant (that's the team above at their last service).
It's good news for North Londoners today as JKS Restaurants (the family behind Gymkhana and Trishna, among others) has just said it'll be opening two new Motu Indian Kitchen sites this autumn, in Islington on October 17th and Swiss Cottage on November 3rd. That brings what they term their 'refined' versions of Indian takeaway classics to area ranging from Camden and Holloway to Hamstead and Finchley Road.
Both sites of the delivery-only service will feature dishes that are
We get a first look inside the new restaurant from the folk behind Gunpowder and Madame D
There's every reason to get excited about this new opening from Jamavar chef Rohit Ghai. Inspired by the street food of Mumbai, the new restaurant offers lunchtime tiffins, with a menu and is packed full of exciting, seasonal ingredients we've never heard of cooked, by someone who definitely knows what he's doing.
Updated 17/9/16 with opening details
What: Dishoom Kensington
In a nutshell: Indian small plates for West London
Summing it all up: Having conquered other areas of town, Dishoom is now heading out west, landing their next small plates restaurant in Kensington.
We head out to try Neil Rankin's second Temper restaurant in the City, and this one's all about the curry.
We're big fans of Kricket, so find ourselves very interested indeed about their upcoming Sunday brunch plans. Kicking off later this month, here's what's being added to the menu:
It's opened in New Delhi and New York and now Indian Accent's coming to London - taking over from Chor Bizarre (owned by the same restaurant group). AND the original is on the World's 50 Best List.
His many employees might be concentrated at the lower end of the pay scale but it looks like Sport Direct's Mike Ashley knows how to splash his cash on wine
After a long relationship with Street Feast, Rola Wala finally becomes a permanent fixture in Spitalfield, with their healthy do-it-yourself Indian grub, including Nagaland lamb, Bengali-spiced beef and plenty to please the vegan and gluten-free crowd too.
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