With its “colourful” and “beautiful” contemporary decor, London’s oldest Indian, near Piccadilly Circus, is a far cry from the tourist-trap you might fear; its “top-end” cuisine is often “amazing” too, though prices do seem to have gone “through the roof” of late.
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Established in 1926, it makes much of this history. Continuity, however, has sometimes been more apparent than real: immediately after WWII, the menu had become almost entirely French. The past two ...
Press Reviews (1)
Zoe Williams (21st September 2009)
An up-and-down meal is reported at this long-established “gourmet Indian” in Mayfair. Some dishes please with “fresh, lively and evocative” flavours, but others are not tasty enough to warrant the price tag. Ultimately, the critic seems to be paying for the prime location (on Regent Street) and her verdict is that “this establishment is nothing like as superior as it thinks it is”.