Dishoom (King’s Cross): where food is as rich as Bombay’s history

It seems that it’s almost always impossible to get into the Dishoom restaurants. Everytime I walk past the Covent Garden branch after work, the queues snake 10 miles long. For dinner. How people can wait two hours long for food, I have no idea. But I guess it is probable…

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Kricket Soho: innovative Indian tapas

Kricket has been one of those London success stories you just want to root for. Two years since they’ve entered the food scene, I believe their star is seriously rising. They’ve done well. From a small concession in a Pop Brixton shipping container to a more permanent outpost in Soho…

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Dinner at Talli Joe Seven Dials with CAKE app

I find Indian food fascinating, as I’m fairly new to it. I still find it a cuisine so exciting to explore and have only tried a fair amount of Indian restaurants in town (some popular ones I find overrated whilst some authentic ones need more credit). When Talli Joe opened,…

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Cinnamon Soho: where Indian food goes urban

Vivek Singh’s London restaurants are definitely like real-life sisters. First born Cinnamon Club (Westminster) is the overachiever with its Michelin star; middle child Cinnamon Kitchen (Liverpool St) is the cool, calm, stylish one with its Anise Bar; and the youngest Cinnamon Soho, is the trendy urban type. MG and I found…

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Lotus (Covent Garden): where Indian food blew us away

I have to be honest. Indian food doesn’t appeal much to me. Dishoom was okay but I don’t particularly understand the hype and why people queue so long to eat. So when I got invited to try Lotus, a “fine dining Indian restaurant” in Covent Garden/Trafalgar Square I wasn’t in…

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