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October 2016: Vineet Bhatia, the first Indian chef to receive a Michelin star (for Zaika in Kensington) has relaunched his long-established Rasoi restaurant as Vineet Bhatia London (see also).

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Summary

“A feast for the eyes is a cliché, but the dishes here are irresistible!” – Vineet Bhatia’s “very quiet and peaceful” townhouse in Chelsea provides “phenomenal”, “cross-over” Indian cuisine, and many reports suggest “it’s on a level no other can compete with”. But even fans concede “you need to get over the ‘second-mortgage’ prices”.STOP PRESS – in summer 2016 the restaurant closed to be reformatted – not yet sure what changes are afoot.

£99
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Set in a beautiful townhouse in a side street near Sloane Square” – Vineet Bhatia’s “calm” and “elegant” Chelsea HQ is, for fans, “the definition of innovative Indian cuisine”, with each dish “a symphonic composition”; not everyone’s impressed though, and even supporters can find it “horrifically expensive”.

£99
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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“The best Indian in London by a country mile”; Vineet Bhattia’s “elegant” Chelsea townhouse offers many “mind-blowing” dishes – “outstanding, even amongst the elite places” – in a set of “intimate and unstuffy” dining rooms; you spend a bomb of course, but it’s “worth it”.

£104
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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“Quite simply the best Indian food I’ve ever eaten!”; Vineet Bhattia is a “magician”, whose “clever” cuisine enchants almost all visitors to this “classy and surprising” Chelsea townhouse; it’s an “intimate” experience, and the setting is on the “quiet” side for some tastes.

£101
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

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10.30 pm, Sun 9.45 pm
10 Lincoln St, London, SW3 2TS
Opening hours

lunch noon - 2.30 pm, dinner 6 pm - 11 pm
Last orders: 10.30 pm, Sun 9.45 pm

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