Restaurants

Top Choice Indian in West London

Potli

With its scattered pieces from Mumbai’s Thieves Market, Indian-market-kitchen/bazaar cuisine, home-made pickles and spice mixes, plus an accent on genuine flavour, tantalising Potli deftly captures the aromas of its…
Top Choice Indian in The West End

Gymkhana

The rather sombre setting is all British Raj: ceiling fans, oak ceiling, period cricket photos and hunting trophies, but the menu is lively, bright and inspiring. For lovers of variety, the seven-course tasting menu…
Indian in Birmingham

Praza

The runaway success of Indian restaurant/cocktail bar Pushkar led the owners to open this sister restaurant in Edgbaston, with its own signature dishes (Nilgiri – slow-cooked chicken in fragrant herb curry) and cock…
Indian in Birmingham

Pushkar

Classy North Indian and Punjabi cuisine is served up in this glass-fronted, white tableclothed, gold-trimmed dining room. The elegant presentation extends to boxed menus and serviette-wrapped naan bread as well as s…
Indian in The West End

Dishoom

This branch of a highly successful minichain takes the fast-disappearing Iranian cafe of Bombay and gives it new life. Distressed with a modern twist (all ceiling fans, stained mirrors and sepia photos), you'll find…
Indian in Ironbridge Gorge

Pondicherry

Original features of this 1862-built former police station and courtroom include four lock-up cells (one's now the takeaway waiting area), the magistrate's bench, and blue-painted bars on the windows. Above-average …
Indian in North London

Diwana Bhel Poori House

One of the best Indian vegetarian restaurants in London, Diwana specialises in Bombay-style bhel poori (a tangy, soft and crunchy ‘party mix’ dish) and dosas (filled crispy pancakes made from rice flour). Solo diner…
Indian in Leeds

Hansa's Gujarati

A Leeds institution, Hansa's has been dishing up wholesome Gujarati vegetarian cuisine for almost 20 years. The restaurant is plain and unassuming (save for a Hindu shrine), but the food is exquisite – specialities …
Indian in Birmingham

Lasan

Expletive-loving chef Gordon Ramsay gave his endorsement to elegant, upmarket Lasan as Britain's best local restaurant for its competition-winning main course Elaichi Beef (Hereford beef, bone-marrow pakora, and tan…
Indian in Cheltenham

Prithvi

Prithvi's top-notch service and sophisticated white-linen ambience perfectly matches its elegant, immaculate modern Indian dishes. Each mouth-watering offering is presented with great attention to detail. Among othe…