Hankies

Meal courtesy of Hankies Written by Ed @onehungryasian It takes something special to standout amongst all the restaurants in the Soho area. And yes, Indian tapas is probably something you’ve seen and heard about a dozen times now, a popular trend that sees no sign of stopping. But why should it? The bold and vibrant…

Pure Indian Cooking

Meal courtesy of Pure Indian Cooking Meal eaten and written by Luxmmi Situated on Fulham High Street, Pure Indian Cooking is a short walk from Putney Bridge station. The restaurant is surrounded by the usual high street stores and looks like your average local Indian from the outside. The restaurant being small and virtually empty…

Est India

Meal courtesy of Est India Eaten and written by Ed @onehungryasian A sister restaurant to the more refined Mango Indian around the corner, Est India serves more “rustic” Indian dishes but with plenty of flavour attention to detail. It’s a classy restaurant but still with an intimate feel, with booths for small groups and just…

The Painted Heron

Meal courtesy of the Painted Heron. Bloggers event attended and written by Bella H, reviewed by Steph  History and Background: The painted Heron describes itself as a “Contemporary dining room with upscale Indian menu and an outdoor cigar lounge.” It’s slightly off the beaten track on a quiet corner on riverside Cheyne Walk in Chelsea. It…

Sheba

Meal courtesy of Sheba Brick Lane Reviewed and written by Ed from @onehungryasian, published and edited by Steph Brick Lane shouts one thing at you, almost quite literally if you walk down it, as the different restaurants try and entice you in with free drinks, 20% off and set menus that will make you question…

Bangalore Express

Meal courtesy of Bangalore Express Blogger’s event attended by Shaneel P, edited and published by Steph History and Background: Bangalore Express City is located by Bank Station.  Although BEC has been present for a while now, they recently went under renovation to ensure the restaurant remained current and focuses on contemporary Indian cuisine. We were…

Chakra (Kensington)

History and Background: Meal courtesy of Chakra Previous review of former Chakra found here. Around the scene since 2011, Chakra opens up to the Indian restaurant scene to a whole new level of fine dine, with chandeliers, sleek presentation and a delicate interior. My previous visit to Chakra was a mixed one but a revamp…

Simply Indian

History and Background: Meal courtesy of Simply Indian A small and cosy Indian restaurant located just across the Borough station. A simplistic and somewhat plain exterior hides the bustling and energetic atmosphere within. You’re dining with a buzz at Simply Indian and with BYOB allows you juggling pints from the neighbourhood pubs. 14 years it’s…

Global Street Food Kitchen

History and Background: Meal courtesy of Global Street Food Kitchen. Situated in a restaurant/ shopping complex by the large Hounslow Asda, Global Street Food Kitchen is easily accessible from 2 different Hounslow tube stations and a nearby car parking area. Focuses on the quality and the sourcing of its ingredients over a variety of cuisines, the…

Chakra (Closed)

History and Background: Meal courtesy of Chakra. Apologies for the lack in photo quality as I was having serious issues with the camera! Around the scene since 2011, Chakra opens up to the Indian restaurant scene to a whole new level of fine dine, with chandeliers, sleek presentation and a delicate interior! At the heart…

Shampan at the Spinning Wheel

History and Background: Meal courtesy of Shampan at the Spinning Wheel. A restaurant that prides itself with fine quality Southern Indian food has been awarded a number of accolades in recent years. Notably winning British Curry awards in 2012, and Newcomer of the Year in 2013. I was lucky enough to visit its flagship restaurant…

80 Tastes at St James’ Court, A Taj Hotel

History and background: Event courtesy of Zomato Along with 9 other bloggers, (to name a few, I had the lovely chance to meet – Miho from wandertowander, Radio and TV presenter @Anushka_Arora, Jaklien from passportandtoothbrush, Jo from 60before30, Chef and blogger Rosie from alittlelusciousness) together, we had the opportunity to take a first look at…