‘London in a Curry’
The humble curry has long been Britain’s adopted national dish but now the Tandoori has turned chic. We explore some of London’s gourmet Indian restaurants.
The British love going for a curry and this is reflected in over 8,000 Indian restaurants dotted throughout the land, with London in particular being a mecca for connoisseurs of Indian cuisine. In recent years, many Indian restaurants have eschewed the traditional image of silver bowls of curry swimming in oil, flock wallpaper and lager in favour of designer interiors and fusion cuisine combining the best of sub-continental cooking with the qualities of European restaurant traditions. From ‘more authentic than chic’ curry houses to top-end Michelin-starred restaurants, here’s six eclectic favourites to spice up your next London visit…
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Photography by Paul Marshall
Text by Andrew Marshall