Are you in London and yearning for the traditional Indian cuisine? Well, here comes a list of some of the top Indian restaurants in London that will serve you a wide variety of Indian dishes to satiate your hunger.
DARJEELING EXPRESS, SOHO
BEST KNOWN FOR: A proper home-style cooking
THE MUST ORDER DISH: Darjeeling steamed dumplings
The fact that a wide variety of North Indian, Bengali, Hyderabadi dishes available here makes this one of the best places to experience a change from your regular food routine. The rich flavored and properly spiced dishes will surely make your trip worthwhile.
Address: Darjeeling Express, Top Floor, Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B 5PW
Telephone: +44 20 7287 2828
INDIAN ACCENT, MAYFAIR
BEST FOR: A refined take on Indian comfort food
A SPECIAL DISH: Soy keema with lime-leaf butter pao
The fusion of Street-food and home-cooking staples available here will leave your mouth watering. The well balanced and flavored Kashmiri Morels and Meetha Achaar draw the customers back here regularly.
Address: Indian Accent, 16 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4HW
Telephone: +44 20 7629 9802
KNOWN FOR: A spicy brunch
DISH TO ORDER: Prawn toast Scotch egg with banana ketchup and pickled cucumbers
This is a place where you can sit back, get cozy and enjoy the reinvented brunch classics such as tamarind and pineapple glazed bacon with fenugreek waffles and fennel slaw, or poached egg and chilli pickled cauliflower on caramelized pineapple piña colada pancakes or something even tastier.
Address: Jikoni, 19-21 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London W1U 3DH
Telephone: +44 20 7034 1988
BEST KNOWN FOR: Cool, creative Indian cooking
MUST ORDER DISHES: Pumpkin, makhani sauce, fresh paneer, hazelnut crumble, puffed rice
The menu here brings together the flavors of Mumbai and London, with British ingredients used to make the most of authentic flavors, aromas, and spices, inspired by the chef’s first-hand experience of working in India’s largest city. Guests are smitten with moreish dishes such as crispy samphire pakoras, Keralan fried chicken, curry-leaf mayonnaise, pickled mouli and tandoori monkfish.
Address: Kricket, 12 Denman Street, Soho, London W1D 7HH
Telephone: +44 20 7734 5612
BOMBAY BUSTLE, MAYFAIR
KNOWN FOR: Wide variety of Cocktails
DISH TO ORDER: Duck Chettinad dosas
With an extremely pleasing interior for you to relax from the bustling world and a wide variety of South Indian dishes to satisfy your stomach, there is nothing more you could ask for. A trip here would leave you reeling.
Address: Bombay Bustle, 29 Maddox Street, Mayfair, London W1S 2PA
Telephone: +44 20 7290 4470
BEST FOR: Special occasions
DISH TO ORDER: Pig-cheek vindaloo
Taking an inspiration from the old gymkhana clubs of India, this abode of tasty tandoori cuisine features the masculine British colonial setting, giving you a glimpse into the past of our rich history.
Address: Gymkhana, 42 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S 4JH
Telephone: +44 20 3011 5900
KNOWN FOR: South India’s vegetarian hits
THE MUST ORDER DISH: Mysore masala dosa
Woodland’s menu features a feast of light and wispy South Indian specialities such as freshly prepared crispy vadas (lentil doughnuts) and dosas (flat rice and lentil pancakes) with various fillings. Its regional hot street snacks are also quite memorable.
Address: Woodlands, 77 Marylebone Lane, W1U 2PS
Telephone: +44 20 7486 3862
GUNPOWDER LONDON, SPITALFIELDS
KNOWN FOR: Casual evening ambience
THE MUST ORDER DISH: Maa’s Kashmiri lamb chops
A tiny home-style restaurant, that serves innovative dishes making the potential wait that usually follows worthwhile. The succulent Chettinad pulled duck, smoky Sigree-grilled mustard broccoli, and spicy venison and vermicelli doughnuts make the regulars come back for more.
Address: Gunpowder, 11 White’s Row, Spitalfields, London E1 7NF
Telephone: +44 20 7426 0542
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