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120 Drummond StreetLondonNW1 2HN
This was the dullest Indian food I have ever had in London, the US, or India. Bland, overcooked, and incredibly overpriced by any standard, but particularly considering how utterly dull it was. Two of us had two bottles of Perrier, one vegetarian thali, one chicken biriani, two starters and it was over 45 pounds. No wine, no dessert, no sides, no naan. Can't even imagine what it would have...more
Eh. I haven't been to any of the several other Indian restaurants on the street but given their presence I doubt I would return to Drummond Villa.
The lamb Korma was meh. The paratha was tiny. The decor was tired. The football was on.
One upside was it had a lager I hadn't tried before (mongoose). It wasn't great but it was a novelty for me.more
Do not go here. The food was bland, and at best lukewarm. The mango lassi gave me a sore throat. The waiters were trying to pressure us into ordering more food than we wanted. The toilets were filthy. So many better restaurants on this street, think they just get people in who are looking for meat. That's why we went. Should have just had veggie.more
Chilli paneer (according to the world) : Indo chinese dish of deep fried paneer tossed with green peppers, sometimes onions, green chillies, ginger et all. A DRY preparation.
Chilli paneer (according to Drummond villa) A yellow looking CURRY of tiny pieces of panner, visibly cooked in yogurt, mildly sweet, few floating pieces of green peppers.
Need I say more about the food ?
I rest my case.more
If you've ever walked Drummond Street you'll know that it truly is a mecca for Indian Cuisine, and while some of the surrounding establishments do serve better food accompanied by a better atmosphere, Drummond Villa is one of the better options that isn't vegetarian (as most of the top Indian establishments on Drummond are)
Primarily, the service at Drummond Villa really is impressive. I was...more