Chef Chet Sharma (ex-Ledbury and Moor Hall) has opened a contemporary Indian restaurant in Mayfair, with backing from the JKS Restaurants group, with whom he's worked for several years. ‘Bibi’ translates in Urdu as ‘lady of the house’, and is used as a term of endearment for grandmothers across the Indian subcontinent. Sharma's "playful menu" is "influenced by the street carts and roadside cafés from Punjab in the north, to Kerala in the south".
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“Absolute ‘god tier level’ from start to finish!” – JKS Restaurants have totally nailed it once again with this “novel” autumn 2021 newcomer, which inhabits the “tiny but convivial space” on the fringe of Mayfair that was formerly Truc Vert (RIP); and which has now become “a high-end homage to old-school curry houses, including flock wallpaper!”. Chef Chet Sharma delivers “an amazing original riff on classic Indian flavours” with “a range of new and vibrant dishes” that are “truly memorable” and “an utter joy”. Service is “impeccable and well informed” too and the press have utterly raved (Grace Dent called it “part genius and clearly part subversive”; Giles Coren awarded ‘11/10’) – so, it’s “a rare example of a restaurant where every broadsheet reviewer had got it exactly right!”
A new autumn 2021 arrival in the JKS stable of market-leading Indians – Trishna, Gymkhana, Brigadiers – a high-end project, this time on the Mayfair site that used to be Truc Vert (long RIP). Chef Chet Sharma leads the kitchen, which is to showcase upmarket modern Indian cuisine and the flavours of South Asia, using the best ingredients.
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BiBi Restaurant Diner Reviews
"Portion sizes are very disappointing but the food and ambience are good. "
|Wine per bottle||£32.00|
42 North Audley Street, London, W1K 6ZR
|Tuesday||5:30 pm‑10 pm|
|Wednesday||12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm|
|Thursday||12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm|
|Friday||12 pm‑10 pm|
|Saturday||12 pm‑10 pm|