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A household name in India, this group of luxury hotels and resorts expands internationally for the first time with this expensively decorated newcomer on the ground floor of a block amidst the new riverside developments of Vauxhall. “It’s different from a typical London offering” and fans say “the Rajasthani Royal cuisine alone justifies the trip”.

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Owner's description

Hailed as a “tasteful and authentic symbol of ethnic village life,” Chokhi Dhani or “Fine Village or Good Dwelling,” opened near Jaipur in 1990 as a celebration of traditional Rajasthani cuisine. Since then the original restaurant has expanded to include a huge 22-acre five-star resort and event park, as well as numerous other resorts across the country.

Chokhi Dhani’s founder, Gul Vaswani, started the enterprise with the intention of preserving and celebrating Rajasthani culture as well as introducing it to local and international travellers.

Along the way, Chokhi Dhani has received a number of accolades, including India’s Most Innovative Tourism Project by the Ministry of Tourism.

Marking the first overseas opening for the group, Chokhi Dhani is the brainchild of extraordinary young chef, hotelier and entrepreneur Kriti Vaswani who is following in the footsteps of her father, Gul Vaswani.

Restaurant details

22.45pm, Sun 21;45pm

The chef

Vishnu Natarajan, Head Chef

Vishnu Natarajan has spent nearly two decades travelling the world, introducing global audiences to the culinary wonders of the subcontinent.

As executive head chef for the acclaimed Carom in Soho, he saw the restaurant win a prestigious Harden’s award.

Vishnu also teamed up with Michelin starred chef Atul Kochhar for an event at the World Economic Forum in Davos and was a leading training chef for Taj Group Hotels.

Private dining

Luxurious and full of character, with its intricate carvings, original artwork and glittering chandeliers, Chokhi Dhani’s delightful private dining room provides an intimate and unique space in which to dine. The elegant long polished table seats up to 12, whilst the room can also accommodate up to 30 guests for a cocktail and canapé reception.

Chokhi Dhani London Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Chokhi Dhani London Restaurant in SW11, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Chokhi Dhani London restaurant.
Pooja J
Went with my husband for Dinner. I was so a...
Reviewed 10 months, 20 days ago

"Went with my husband for Dinner. I was so amaze with everything there. Food was amazing, that even taste good, they also present that very beautifully. Ambiance is really good. Every small thing will give you feel of Indian culture. They also have Indian Jewelry for sale on very low price. I am definitely visit this again. I have tried so many dishes and every single one has unique taste and wow feeling. Food as superb as expected and whole experience thoroughly enjoyable."

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Unit 2, 2 Riverlight Quay, Nine Elms Lane, London, SW11 8AW
Opening hours
Monday12 pm-10:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm-10:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm-10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm-10:30 pm
Friday12 pm-10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm-10:30 pm
Sunday12 pm-9:30 pm

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