“Delightful” decor (“an imaginative interpretation of a Bombay café”) adds considerable va-va-voom to this “interesting concept-Indian” – a “comfy and spacious” set-up, near Covent Garden, serving “yummy bite-sized Indian tapas” (and “brilliant Bombay breakfasts” too); a Shoreditch sibling is to open in late-2012.
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Zoe Williams (9th December 2010)
Maybe I am a sucker for brightly coloured tiles and droll slogans, but I thought Dishoom was beautiful. Within its genre – canteeny, ironic-ethnic, central-London-young-lunch-brigade – it looks better by miles than any peer I can think of. Modelled on the Bombay cafés of the 1960s, it states its intent as 'faded elegance', and the menu is fusion from a time when 'fusion' was called 'colonialism'.