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survey result

Summary

£95
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Love Atul Kochhar’s cooking” (focused on dishes from India's northeastern ‘Sister States’) say fans of his three-year-old, who award “five stars all the way” for “incredible meals, with levels of spice and heat like nothing else I’ve experienced”. The interior design is not everyone’s idea of a “posh Indian”, however, and – more significantly – ratings are undercut by those who feel culinary results are “below expectations for such a talented chef”, or alternatively feel that “it’s very nice, but my word, the prices…”.

Summary

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

“Off to a great start”, with “superb” cuisine, say fans of Atul Kochhar’s “upmarket” (and sizeable: 130 covers) new venture on a site that was previously the Mayfair branch of 28:50 (RIP), and which specialises in the “strongly flavoured”, relatively undiscovered cuisine of India’s north-eastern states (bordering Tibet and China). It’s “not cheap” however, and while “some star dishes” are reported “some of the rest are a little more forgettable”, while the interior design is “relaxing and warm” to some tastes, but – to others – can appear “cold” or “incoherent”.

Summary

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

“Off to a great start”, with “superb” cuisine, say fans of Atul Kochhar’s “upmarket” (and sizeable: 130 covers) new venture on a site that was previously the Mayfair branch of 28:50 (RIP), and which specialises in the “strongly flavoured”, relatively undiscovered cuisine of India’s north-eastern states (bordering Tibet and China). It’s “not cheap” however, and while “some star dishes” are reported “some of the rest are a little more forgettable”, while the interior design is “relaxing and warm” to some tastes, but – to others – can appear “cold” or “incoherent”.

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Reviews of Kanishka Restaurant in W1S, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Kanishka restaurant.
Nigel H
Should be much better for these prices...
Reviewed 5 months, 1 day ago

"Should be much better for these prices"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always £29.00 £35.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 49.50 Always available 5
Menu2 110.00 Always available 8

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£19.00 £36.50 £9.00 £11.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £48.00
Filter Coffee £4.50
Extras  
Bread £6.00
Service 12.50%
17-19 Maddox Street, London, W1S 2QH
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm

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