Mayfair, Belgravia

Roti Chai

Roti Chai

Indian | Mayfair, Belgravia

An Indian street cafe with an urban London feel with small Indian bites including "bun tikka" and "bun kebab" - essentially Indian styled burgers- and a larger restaurant with bigger plates downstairs.

Restaurant details

3-4 Portman Mews South, London W1H 6HS
Nearest station: Bond Street
Telephone number: 020 7408 0101

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Best for: 
Cheap eats


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3-4 Portman Mews South, London W1H 6HS


Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 6
AA Gill Sunday Times
Reviewed on January 22, 2012
"Roti Chai may be the beginning of something, but it may also be the end of something we will miss after it all becomes McCurry." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Richard Vines Bloomberg
Reviewed on January 10, 2012
"What stands out at Roti Chai is the lightness of touch. The flavor is all there; the heavy sauces are not." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Lisa Markwell Independent
Reviewed by November 20, 2011
"This is all a bit one-note, as in, brilliant. But the flavours are anything but one-note." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Andy Lynes Metro
Reviewed on September 14, 2011
"Pea and potato samosas have a pleasing kick and come with a deliciously spicy kabli chana chickpea curry. The spiced lamb chapli kebab served in a bun is in with a shout for the title of London’s best burger."

Critics' score: 6
Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on September 01, 2011
"Dhokla, a Gujarati steamed chickpea slab, was so cakey that you projected as much as experienced a faint sweetness. We liked it because it wasn't clamouring to be liked." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Roopa Gulati Time Out
Reviewed on August 24, 2011
"We loved the crunchiness of the bhel puri - puffed rice, tossed with diced onions and coriander, cloaked in a sweet-sour tamarind sauce spiked with cumin." READ REVIEW

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