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Rohit Ghai’s solo debut is an Indian fine-dining restaurant on the former site of Vineet Bhatia (RIP). Ghai previously cooked at Gymkhana, Jamavar, and Bombay Bustle; 'Kutir' means cottage in Sanskrit.

survey result

Summary

£70
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A surprise hidden treat just off the King’s Road” – Rohit Ghai’s Chelse townhouse is set in a series of “several small and intimate” chambers, and there’s even a first-floor lounge bar with a “nice little roof terrace”. His “deeply spiced”, “non-generic” Indian cuisine is in the capital’s premier league: “very original and authentic” and contributing to an overall experience that’s “refined, without being splashily luxurious”. Gripes? – “wish the menu was slightly longer”.

Summary

£64
  £££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“It’s always a great pleasure to dine at this beautiful Chelsea townhouse with a lovely summer terrace upstairs!” Rohit Ghai’s “inventive” cuisine is some of the best Indian food in London: “heavily spiced” and delivered by “impeccable staff” in a “bright, airy and compact dining room”.

Summary

£63
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Brilliantly vivid and fresh flavours” from Rohit Ghai’s “wonderful” Indian three-year-old make it a worthy successor to the previous incumbent on this Chelsea site (Vineet Bhatia’s Rasoi, RIP). Adding to its appeal, “it feels like dining in a private house” (“a great setting for a proper catch-up with friends”) with “charming staff”. And – on the first floor – “a small rooftop space lends further appeal”.

Summary

£62
  £££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Rohit Ghai has done it again at his late-2018 yearling: the latest occupant of the “cosy” and “romantic” (if “on-the-quiet-side”) Chelsea townhouse, which for many years was another premier Indian (Rasoi Vineet Bhatia, RIP). Practically all reports are a hymn of praise to his “faultless cooking”, which has immediately propelled it into London’s very top tier for nouvelle Indian cuisine.

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Kutir Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Kutir Restaurant in SW3, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Kutir restaurant.
Peter S
Location fabulous, ambience welcoming and d...
Reviewed 3 months, 18 days ago

"Location fabulous, ambience welcoming and decor quite inspired; service attentive, unobtrusive, swift.... But the food? Rarely in an Indian restaurant have the flavours jarred, aromatics battled against each other in such a way. The ingredients include lobster, scallop, lamb, duck, guinea fowl which must have been carefully sourced. Very sadly, they were extremely poorly sauced. "

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £35.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 70.00 Always available 6
Menu2 75.00 Always available 6

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£5.00 £22.00 £8.00 £9.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
10 Lincoln Street, London, SW3 2TS
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday1 pm‑4:30 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday1 pm‑4:30 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Thursday1 pm‑4:30 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Friday1 pm‑4:30 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Saturday1 pm‑4:30 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Sunday1 pm‑4:30 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm

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