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NEW DISHES FOR AUTUMN

Tasty new dishes and the return of some old favourites : Comfort food as the nights draw in.
Ali's Chargrilled Chicken Wings

Ali's Chargrilled Chicken Wings

Spiced and tandoor-chargrilled chicken wings with home-made coriander chutney and hot-sweet chilli sauce

Dairy (Lactose)
£ 6.95
Calcutta Street-Food Chilli Paneer

Calcutta Street-Food Chilli Paneer

Wok-tossed with peppers and chillies in home-made hot-sweet sauce, finished with sesame

Vegetarian | Sesame
£ 6.95
Lucknow-Style Lamb Biryani [New]

Lucknow-Style Lamb Biryani [New]

A layered biryani of basmati rice, lamb marinated in light spices, golden raisins, aromatic spices, caramelised onions, fresh coriander, a touch of rosewater, and hit of roasted green chilli; served with a side dish of Tarka Dall (2)

Dairy (Lactose) | Wheat (Gluten) | Sulphites
£ 11.95
Lucknow-Style Chicken Biryani [New]

Lucknow-Style Chicken Biryani [New]

A layered biryani of basmati rice, tender chicken breast marinated in light spices, aromatic spices, caramelised onions, fresh coriander, and hit of roasted green chilli; served with a side dish of Tarka Dall (2)

Dairy (Lactose) | Wheat (Gluten) | Sulphites

£ 11.95
Black Makhani Dall

Black Makhani Dall

A hearty winter lentil dish of black urid dall cooked to a nutty-creamy consistency with tomato, spices, garlic, ginger, dried fenugreek, and makhan (spiced ghee)

Vegetarian | Dairy (Lactose)
£ 7.95
Mr Islam's Chilli Sauce

Mr Islam's Chilli Sauce

A small pot of home-made hot, spicy and sweet chilli sauce with tamarind, garlic, and ginger (already included with your meal if you order Ali's Chicken Wings)

Vegetarian | Vegan
£ 0.75

BEER & WINE OF THE WEEK

Four Portobello 'London Pilsner' Craft Lager for £10

Four Portobello 'London Pilsner' Craft Lager for £10

A great new beer : Crisp, and slightly rich, cold-lagered Pilsner with plenty of Saaz hops that make this a good companion to our style of cooking (4.6% abv) - 330ml bottles

Vegetarian | Vegan | Barley (Gluten)

£ 10.00
Three Portobello 'Star'Amber Ale for £10

Three Portobello 'Star'Amber Ale for £10

Three chilled, large bottles of honest British beer, slips down well in hot weather and great with our style of cooking. (4.3%abv) - 500ml bottles

Vegetarian | Vegan | Barley (Gluten)

£ 10.00
Trenel Organic Beaujolais Villages 2016

Trenel Organic Beaujolais Villages 2016

New for Autumn : A fruity, medium-full bodied mature red from Burgundy with guts and dry, softened, well-structured tannins from a couple of years of bottle age that pair well with our style of cooking and our autumn Chef's Specials. "You only do well what you know well" is the Trenel motto, which explains why Michel Chapoutier, the organic king of Burgundy, invested in the winery. (12.5% abv) 75cl bottle, with cork.

Vegetarian | Vegan | Sulphites
£ 18.00
Roberto Sarotto Gavi di Gavi 2018 'Bric Sassi'

Roberto Sarotto Gavi di Gavi 2018 'Bric Sassi'

Our regulars love this : hand-picked, whole-bunch pressed Cortese from the upper, higher part (the bric) of the Tenuta Manenti vineyard in Gavi, strewn with stones (sassi). It has a very slight spritz and wonderful flavours, as the stony soil means the vines concentrate on producing fruit, not leaves. (12.5%abv) 75cl bottle with cork

Vegetarian | Vegan | Sulphites


£ 19.50

STARTERS & SMALL PLATES

Tiger Prawn and Puri

Tiger Prawn and Puri

Lightly-spiced Black Tiger Prawns served with a round of light, flaky bread, and a slice of fresh lemon
£ 6.50
Punjabi Samosa & Chutney

Punjabi Samosa & Chutney

Spiced potato and vegetables in shortcrust pastry, with home-made date & tamarind sauce, and fresh coriander chutney [v/vg]
£ 4.25
Hand-made Lamb Samosa

Hand-made Lamb Samosa

Lightly-spiced minced lamb cooked in a crisp pastry wrap; served with mint raita, and fresh tamarind sauce
£ 4.75
Onion Bhajee

Onion Bhajee

Our own version of the pan-Indian classic; served with mint raita, and fresh tamarind sauce [v]
£ 4.25
Poppadum & Chutney Assortment

Poppadum & Chutney Assortment

Two plain poppadums, mint sauce, and mango chutney [v]
£ 2.95
Additional Poppadum

Additional Poppadum

Choice of plain or spicy [v/vg]
£ 0.75
Mixed Pickle

Mixed Pickle

Classic spicy lime, vegetable, and mustard seed pickle [v/vg]
£ 1.45
Katchumber Salad

Katchumber Salad

The traditional Indian salad of chopped tomatoes, cucumber, and red onions, mixed with fresh coriander, (also makes an excellent accompaniment to our Tandoori Grills and Biryani) [v/vg]
£ 1.95
Cucumber Raita

Cucumber Raita

Seasoned yoghurt whipped with cumin and rock salt, garnished with sliced cucumber
£ 2.95

TANDOORI GRILLS

Sigri Paneer with Carom Seeds & Coconut

Sigri Paneer with Carom Seeds & Coconut

Home-style chargrilled paneer cheese marinated in ginger, garlic, and spices, with grilled peppers & onions; served with a coriander chutney [v]
£ 9.95
Angara Chicken Tikka with Roasted Cumin

Angara Chicken Tikka with Roasted Cumin

Chicken breast marinated in roasted cumin, ginger, and yoghurt, gently chargrilled in the tandoori; served with turmeric onions, and coriander chutney
From
£ 5.95
Lahori Lamb Sheek Kebab

Lahori Lamb Sheek Kebab

Boneless leg of Kentish lamb seasoned with spices and minced, grilled over hot coals; served with turmeric onions, and coriander chutney
From
£ 5.95
Rajasthani Tandoori Chicken

Rajasthani Tandoori Chicken

Half baby chicken on the bone, spiced and chargrilled in the Rajasthani hunter-style; served with turmeric onions, and coriander chutney
£ 8.95
The Club Mixed Grill

The Club Mixed Grill

Burnt Chilli & Garlic Chicken, Angara Chicken Tikka, Lahore Sheek Kebab, and Nan Bread; served with turmeric onions, coriander chutney, and a lentil sauce
£ 13.95
Katchumber Salad

Katchumber Salad

The traditional Indian salad of chopped tomatoes, cucumber, and red onions, mixed with fresh coriander, makes an excellent accompaniment to our Tandoori Grills and Biryani [v/vg]
£ 1.95

CHICKEN

Lucknow Chicken Korma

Lucknow Chicken Korma

chicken breast cooked in a mild, nut-free aromatic saffron and yoghurt sauce
£ 9.45
Old Delhi Chicken Tikka Masala

Old Delhi Chicken Tikka Masala

chicken breast in a deliciously rich, silky, nut-free tomato sauce
£ 9.45
Sarsonwallah Chicken

Sarsonwallah Chicken

The spinach-seller's curry of chicken breast in a well-flavoured, medium-spiced sauce with tangy mustard greens, baby spinach, ginger, & lime leaf
£ 9.75
Bombay Parsi Chicken Dansak

Bombay Parsi Chicken Dansak

A wonderful Bombay Parsi spicy, and sweet-sour curry chicken breast cooked with three varieties of lentils, jaggery, garlic, roasted cumin, and kaffir lime leaf
£ 9.75
Naga Chilli Chicken

Naga Chilli Chicken

A fiery Beanibazar curry of marinated chicken tikka in a rich sauce with aromatic Bengali naga chilli
£ 9.75

LAMB

Slow-Cooked Parsi Lamb

Slow-Cooked Parsi Lamb

A tasty, gently-spiced curry from Bombay’s Parsi community of slow-braised lamb cooked with aromatic ginger, garlic, and our fresh-ground masala</p>
£ 9.95
Kashmiri Lamb Rogan Josh

Kashmiri Lamb Rogan Josh

<p>The classic Kashmiri medium-to-spicy dish of slow-braised lamb with tomato, caramelised onion, ginger, and toasted Kashmiri chillies </p>
£ 9.95

SEAFOOD / FISH

Tiger Prawn Prawn Bhuna

Tiger Prawn Prawn Bhuna

Black Tiger Prawns cooked in an aromatic tomato sauce with caramelised onions, chillies, and kaffir lime
£ 14.95

LUCKNOW-STYLE BIRYANI (WITH LENTIL SAUCE)

Lucknow-Style Lamb Biryani [New]

Lucknow-Style Lamb Biryani [New]

A layered biryani of basmati rice, lamb marinated in light spices, golden raisins, aromatic spices, caramelised onions, fresh coriander, a touch of rosewater, and hit of roasted green chilli; served with a side dish of Tarka Dall (2)

Dairy (Lactose) | Wheat (Gluten) | Sulphites

£ 11.95
Lucknow-Style Chicken Biryani [New]

Lucknow-Style Chicken Biryani [New]

A layered biryani of basmati rice, tender chicken breast marinated in light spices, aromatic spices, caramelised onions, fresh coriander, and hit of roasted green chilli; served with a side dish of Tarka Dall (2)

Dairy (Lactose) | Wheat (Gluten) | Sulphites

£ 11.95
Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani

Basmati rice cooked with aromatic spices and a selection of garden vegetables, served Bengali style with a side dish of Tarka Dall (2) [v/vg]
£ 11.95

VEGETABLES

Tandoori Paneer & Peas Masala

Tandoori Paneer & Peas Masala

Classic paneer tikka simmered with green peas in our speciality butter masala [v]
£ 8.95
Spinach & Potato

Spinach & Potato

North Indian style with fresh green herbs [v/vg]
£ 5.95
Amritsar Chickpea Masala

Amritsar Chickpea Masala

Chickpeas gently cooked in Indian tea, with onions and tomato [v/vg]
£ 6.95
Tarka Dall

Tarka Dall

Three varieties of lentils cooked with fresh spices and tempered with garlic and smoky cumin [v/vg]
£ 5.95
Vegetable Jalfrezi

Vegetable Jalfrezi

Garden vegetables in a spicy Hill-Station hot fry with sliced peppers, onions, and fresh green chillies [v/vg]
£ 8.95

RICE

Steamed Rice

Steamed Rice

Pearl-white basmati rice [v/vg]
£ 2.95
Saffron Pilau

Saffron Pilau

Scented with saffron & aromatic spices [v]

Dairy (Lactose) | Wheat (Gluten)
From
£ 2.95
Organic Brown Rice

Organic Brown Rice

The traditional healthy choice [v/vg]
From
£ 2.95

BREAD

Plain Nan

Plain Nan

Soft, unleavened bread freshly baked in the tandoor [v]
£ 2.75
Garlic & Coriander Nan

Garlic & Coriander Nan

Topped with garlic and coriander [v]
£ 2.95
Peshwari Nan

Peshwari Nan

Stuffed with fruit, coconut, and almonds [v]
£ 2.95
Tandoori Roti

Tandoori Roti

Thin, unleavened wheat bread baked in the tandoor [v/vg]
£ 2.95

CRAFT BEER

Portobello &#39;London Pilsner&#39; Craft Lager

Portobello 'London Pilsner' Craft Lager

Crisp, and slightly rich, cold-lagered Pilsner with plenty of Saaz hops that make this a good companion to our style of cooking (4.6% abv) - 330ml bottle [v/vg]
£ 3.45
Portobello &#39;Star&#39; Amber Ale

Portobello 'Star' Amber Ale

Well-made traditional ale with a refreshing balance of hops and bitterness - a proper summer beer to enjoy with your meal (4.3%abv) - 500ml bottle [v/vg]
£ 3.95

DRINKS

Home-made Mango Lassi

Home-made Mango Lassi

Our refreshing home made yoghurt drink with Alphonso mango
£ 2.95
Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola

330ml can
£ 1.50
Diet Coke

Diet Coke

330ml can
£ 1.50
Sprite

Sprite

330ml can
£ 1.50