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Summary

The Sethi family’s “fabulous and exciting” venue, near The Ritz, is London’s most talked-about posh Indian nowadays. “Downstairs is an old-style speakeasy with a superb cocktail bar”, but the main action is the “gorgeous and clubby” colonial-style restaurant, where staff imbued with “impeccable, old-school manners” provide “a unique twist” on subcontinental dining, “blending regional traditions with fine-dining disciplines”. Top Menu Tip – “beautifully spiced grilled meats”.

£66
Exceptional
Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Exceeding all my high expectations!” – this “delightfully cosseting” nouvelle Indian, near The Ritz, has quickly become one of London’s top destinations; “immensely flavourful”, “properly exquisite” dishes (plus “top quality cocktails” and “heroic wine matches”) are served, in a “quaint and exotic”, “faux-colonial” setting.

£63
Exceptional
Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Straight into the super-league of London’s nouvelle Indians, this “unstuffy” yearling, near The Ritz, offers a “sensationally subtle” cuisine, including some “wonderfully original game and other dishes” – it’s “worth the hassle to get a table”.

£63
Exceptional
Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

From the people who brought you Trishna, this smart new Indian restaurant, not far from the Ritz, opened shortly before this guide went to press; the media have raved, including a very rare 5* award from the doyenne of critics, Fay Maschler.

£65
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Gymkhana Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Gymkhana Restaurant in W1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Gymkhana restaurant.
Tim H
Everything was super tonight!...
Reviewed 3 months,

"Everything was super tonight!"

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Trevor J
Best Indian meal I have eaten. Special ment...
Reviewed 4 months, 2 days ago

"Best Indian meal I have eaten. Special mention of tasty vegetable sides and surprisingly good goat kid curry. Expensive, yes, but I didn't mind paying, the experience was that good!"

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Daniel C
Very flavourful, sitting somewhere between ...
Reviewed 8 months, 1 day ago

"Very flavourful, sitting somewhere between a traditional curry and a fancy restaurant, great cocktails and very relaxed vibe for a Mayfair Michelin starred venue"

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Tim H
Tandoori lamb chops were wonderful!...
Reviewed 8 months, 28 days ago

"Tandoori lamb chops were wonderful!"

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Wilton B
This is about the forth time that that I be...
Reviewed 10 months, 6 days ago

"This is about the forth time that that I been to Gymkhana for lunch and each time the food, service and ambience have been way above average. Well worth the visits."

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Ronald J
We were disappointed with our last meal. I ...
Reviewed 10 months, 21 days ago

"We were disappointed with our last meal. I believe that the main chef has changed and the cooing is now less precise. The lamb chops which were formerly the best in London are now overcooked and the seasoning not the same. Others had the chops and they were the same. The rest of our food was just not up to the Michelin star. I used to love the food."

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42 Albemarle St, London, W1S 4JH
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Mon - Sat noon - 2:30 pm, 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm; Sun closed
Last orders: 10.30 pm

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