This will be the second site from Chakra, with the original being located in Kensington. The new site will be perched on the banks of the Thames in Kingston and will offer a contemporary fine-dining take on Indian cuisine.
We head to The City to Brigadiers to find out what an Indian Gastropub looks like when it's from the same people as Gymkhana and Hoppers.
Fancy a deconstructed shepherd's pie or a masala scotch egg? Then the London outpost of Farzi Cafe is for you. They're already big in India and now the restaurant with its experimental Indian cooking is coming to London.
Charred, smoked and grilled is the name of the game at Brigadiers, which will be cooking up all manner of kebabs, chops, tikka and feasting options for hungry City sorts, with a huge selection of beer to wash it all down.
Chef Peter Joseph has run the kitchen at Michelin-starred Tamarind for a decade. Now he's going it alone with a restaurant where he'll be using British seasonal ingredients and serving up progressive Indian food.
Having begun life in a container at Pop Brixton, the return of the restaurant to a more permanent spot under the arches on Atlantic Road is good news.
Battersea Power Station's gradual transformation into a nightlife hub continues with the arrival of a Cinnamon Kitchen from the Cinnamon Collection. Head down for laid-back Indian food and drink within the building's iconic arches, and try to nab one of their covetable outdoor Thameside seats.
The chef behind Southall's famous Brilliant restaurant is expanding the family empire. First she's opening this laid back Punjabi cafe where you'll eat from Thalis and can be in and out within 30 minutes if you wish.
Indian Accent, a new high-end Indian dining experience has come to Mayfair with a pretty high pedigree. We went to see how well their UK opening is working out.
A five-star luxury hotel makes the leap to London for its first overseas restaurant, with street food downstairs, upmarket dining upstairs, and lots of art - including a giant, 14ft bronze elephant.
As you may remember, we were ever so slightly embarrassed about missing our on Asma Khan's Darjeeling Express last year, despite it getting rave after rave (but look out for a Test Drive soon).
And now there's another reason to visit as they're embracing their vegetarian side and introducing a special meat-free menu every Monday (with plenty of vegan dishes on the new menu too).
Big things are afoot at Mayfair’s Michelin-starred restaurant Jamavar. First up, the renowned Rohit Ghai is stepping down, and Surender Mohan is stepping in. Secondly, to mark the change, the Michelin-starred restaurant is welcoming not one but five top international chefs in to get creative with kulcha, a traditional Northern Indian stuffed bread.
There's no news on where Rohit (who came to Jamavar
Honest Burger and Kricket fans rejoice - the two are teaming up for a brand new creation that's inspired by a Kricket fave - the Keralan Fried Chicken burger.
It'll feature Kricket’s Indian-spiced fried chicken with "a secret blend of Keralan herbs and spices and a chilli and garlic mayo". That will be familiar to those who have been to Kricket (and if you haven't, we recommend rectifying that immediately). It also
Less than a week after earning its Michelin star, it's unfortunate timing for Vineet Bhatia London as it's closing the Mayfair restaurant (that's the team above at their last service).
It's good news for North Londoners today as JKS Restaurants (the family behind Gymkhana and Trishna, among others) has just said it'll be opening two new Motu Indian Kitchen sites this autumn, in Islington on October 17th and Swiss Cottage on November 3rd. That brings what they term their 'refined' versions of Indian takeaway classics to area ranging from Camden and Holloway to Hamstead and Finchley Road.
Both sites of the delivery-only service will feature dishes that are
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