RestaurantsLondonEarl's CourtSW5

survey result

Summary

£47
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Subtle, aromatic and utterly delicious food” based around “family recipes” are on the menu at this unusual, family-run Indian café decked out with vintage Bollywood posters, on the outer fringe of South Kensington. “I just don’t understand how this place isn’t better known”, it’s a “real gem”.

Summary

£47
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Subtle, aromatic and utterly delicious food” based around “family recipes” are on the menu at this unusual, family-run Indian café decked out with vintage Bollywood posters, on the outer fringe of South Kensington. “I just don’t understand how this place isn’t better known”, it’s a “real gem”.

Summary

£48
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Why does this restaurant seem to fly under the radar?” – A “classy” contemporary Indian café on the fringes of South Kensington, decorated with Bollywood posters, which serves “lovingly prepared, fresh and aromatic dishes” (based on recipes sourced from the owner’s relatives). “It should be better known.”

Summary

£48
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A welcome change from the average Indian” – this “intimate” South Kensington café follows family recipes creating a “very original menu that’s far from run-of-the-mill, and beautifully prepared”. Bollywood posters and “very attentive service” add further character. It’s not as famous as its nearby Indian rivals, and fans feel it “seems to fly under the radar”, but “knocks its more illustrious neighbours into a cocked hat”.

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Restaurant details

Portions
Yes
35
No dress code
40

Prices

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£2.50 £14.50 £6.00 £4.95
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £17.50
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
166 Old Brompton Rd, London, SW5 0BA
Opening hours
Monday6 pm‑12 am
Tuesday6 pm‑12 am
Wednesday6 pm‑12 am
Thursday6 pm‑12 am
Friday6 pm‑12 am
Saturday6 pm‑12 am
SundayCLOSED

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