Indian

  • Hoppers heads to The City for a spot of crazy golf at Swingers

    One of last year's biggest success stories was the opening of Hoppers in Soho - the Sri Lankan restaurant is still a huge hit today with queues to match. But from January, there will be another place to get your Hoppers fix as they head east to Swingers in Shoreditch. 

    As one of the street food highlights of the crazy golf spot, Hoppers will be joining Patty&Bun and Pizza Pilgrims with some of the best

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  • biryaniWe head to Soho to try out this one-dish restaurant - so can they cook a mean Biryani?

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  • Tandoor Chop House is coming to Covent garden

    The latest from the people behind Eggbreak in Notting Hill is coming to Covent Garden next week. They're launching Tandoor Chop House which, as the name suggests, is a cross between a British chop house and a North Indian "communal eatery". 

    Much of the cooking will be based around their three big tandoor ovens which will be the focus of the room. From those, you can expect:

    • Tandoori masala chicken  - half corn
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  • marrow ribsWe stay in for once and have a top Indian meal from Motu delivered to us. 

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  • Pilau’s Indian wraps find a permanent home on Goodge Street

    Pilau is the newest in a flurry of roving food vendors to find a home for just in time the winter. After a series of successful residencies, the Indian street food seller has opened its first permanent site in Fitzrovia, and will shortly be taking over another space in Soho before Christmas.

    Those visiting their new Goodge street premises will be able to get your hands on a their hearty Indian wraps, choosing

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  • grand trunk road

    South Woodford, tucked away out out in Zone 4, is experiencing something of a restaurant boom. Hard on the heels of the very well reviewed The Woodford is another imminent opening - Grand Trunk Road, a new Indian restaurant with a historically-inspired south Asian menu.

    It’s the first solo venture from Rajesh Suri, formerly of Mayfair’s Tamarind, plus Imli and Zaika, who’ll be joining forces once more with head chef Dayashankar

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  • cinnamon bazaar

    4/11/16 - updated with soft launch details

    If you’ve always dreamed of visiting Westminster’s majestic Cinnamon Club, but haven’t yet found the right special occasion/outfit/windfall to revel in all its old world plushness, you’re in luck. Coming soon to Covent Garden is another addition to the Cinnamon family, the Cinnamon Bazaar.

    Setting itself apart as a far more relaxed restaurant than its Cinnamon counterparts, the Bazaar will be

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  • Dum Biryani House in Soho is all about the Biryani

    We've had plenty of one-dish restaurants in town of late, but there's always room for more and we do like the sound of one coming our way - that's all about biryani.  

    Called Dum Bryani House, it's opening in Soho by Dhruv Mittal who's got a good background behind him, having worked at The Fat Duck, Hibiscus and Sat Bains. The food itself is mainly focused on Telugu Cuisine from the regions of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

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  • laksagreenlanes

    The arrival of local cafe Blend Harringay was a breath of fresh air to Green Lanes, bringing proper coffee, cakes and a great work and social space to the somewhat barren stretch between The Salisbury pub and Turnpike Lane.

    Blend will now be livening up the area even more when they launches a six month residency from Sambal Shiok, who’ll be dishing up steaming hot bowls of laksa noodle soup from 25 October. The arrival of Sambal Shiok follows their

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  • Indian luxury chain Jamavar to make British debut in Mayfair

    Upmarket Indian institution Jamavar will make its British debut this November, when Michelin-starred chef Rohit Ghai heads up its new Mayfair branch.

    Jamavar London’s menu will be curated by Rohit, who was former top brass at Gymkhana, and follows a six-week research mission to India. There’ll be established dishes from its sister restaurants in India, such as lobster neeruli, sindhi gosht and coconut payasam. The

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  • Vineet Bhatia London brings an Indian set menu to a Chelsea townhouse

    Vineet Bhatia is back in town. The former owner/chef of Michelin-starred Rasoi, is back at the same address with Vineet Bhatia London (aka VBL), creating a luxury five-course tasting menu that follows Vineet Bhatia’s evolution as a chef.

    At Vineet Bhatia London, diners will be taken on a sort of culinary journey through the past three decades of the Michelin-starred chef’s life. It will include a nod to the

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  • Ravinder Bhogal's Marylebone restaurant.

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  • benares streetfood

    Benares is paying homage to the diverse culture and heritage of Indian street food with a new menu set to launch this month at the Michelin-starred Indian restaurant and bar.

    Available from next Monday until Christmas, the street food menu features five dishes, each of which have been designed by a chef from the Benares kitchen.

    The menu is made up of dishes from every corner of India and pays homage to the diverse cuisines of each

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  • tiger food

    If you like a bit of decent whisky with your curry, then a new popup launching in Battersea next month is for you. Tiger Dram will take over the back room at Cornish Tiger's restaurant on Battersea Rise, serving up curry dishes alongside artisan whiskies.

    There's just one thing - you'll have to find your way first. There's apparently going to be a secret entrance and even if you find it you won't be admitted unless you rub the Buddha’s belly.

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