Rahul Khanna and Kabir Suri, the duo behind Azure Hospitality, have taken over the veteran Indian restaurant site that was home to Gaylord (RIP); in October 2020 (delayed from May by lockdown) they opened Pali Hill, a Indian seasonal restaurant, and also Bandra Bhai, a basement cocktail bar that's inspired by an illicit smuggling den.
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This contemporary two-year-old near Selfridges (on the former site of Gaylord, RIP) is the first London venture from New Delhi-based Azure Hospitality, and serves an “intriguing” menu inspired by the posh Mumbai suburb it is named after. The kitchen uses high-quality British produce, including some “interesting veggies”, to produce cooking that’s “full of enjoyable flavours”. Meanwhile, down in ‘Bandra Bhai’, the basement ‘smugglers den’, you can find some “dangerously delicious cocktails!”.
Adopting the site near Selfridges of Indian veteran Gaylord (RIP), this October 2020 newcomer is the first London venture of Rahul Khanna and Kabir Suri: the duo behind New Delhi-based Azure Hospitality, one of India’s more successful hospitality businesses. It’s named for one of Mumbai’s poshest suburbs, whose foodie heritage is a mash-up based on communal living. Here that translates to swish, contemporary decor and an eclectic menu which early survey (and newspaper) reports consider “well spiced, interesting Indian food”. Below is Bandra Bhai, a basement cocktail bar inspired by an illicit smuggling den.
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Pahli Hill Bandra Bhai Restaurant Diner Reviews
"Sme really ice dishes, others avergae. slow service"
|Wine per bottle||£34.00|
79-81 Mortimer Street, London, W1W 7SJ
|Monday||5 pm‑10 pm|
|Tuesday||12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm|
|Wednesday||12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm|
|Thursday||12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm|
|Friday||12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm|
|Saturday||12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm|