Dishoom pays loving homage to the old Irani cafes that were once part of the fabric of life in Bombay.
The menu features breakfasts (including the "full Bombay"), lamb raan (the house special), tikka, biryani, chicken and pomegranate salad, masala prawns and great chai.
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7 Boundary StreetShoreditchLondonE2 7JE
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Luck was in our favour when we visited Dishoom and we were told it would be just a 15 minute wait and that we could order some drinks at the bar while we waited. Our drinks hadn't even been made by the time we were whisked away to the front section of the restaurant which was more like a cosy living room (complete with Christmas tree) than the rest of the restaurant which was more formal. I...more
Stand out indian food with a constantly evolving menu.
The cooking standards are excellent and the dishes well priced
Always recommend the 24 hour black daal as its creamy gorgeous unctuous vege pleasure
Love the decor and hipster staff
I don't get the hype. I guess if you're into average-tasting, overpriced Indian food in a trendy setting with neglectful service, this is your place.
We waited for 1.5 hours for a two-person table on a Wednesday night. We stood outside for a while, but they brought out some warm chai and a sherry shot. Okay, despite the wait, it's s good start -- full of promise.
We spent the bulk of the...more
Bacon and egg naan and bottomless chai for breakfast?? Erm, YES please. Amazing. The food was so good we actually asked for the menu back to order more (but filled up on chai instead).
I have tried to come here on an evening but the queue is just too long for me...I get hangry pretty quickly. So breakfast seemed like a great solution: no queue, calm and relaxing, and bacon and egg in a naan....more
My god. What does everyone see in this place? This has got to be some of the worst Indian food I have ever tried.
Not 1, not 2, not 3, but ALL 5 of the dishes we ordered were drier than the Sahara desert. So dry that we had to treasure the extremely stingy (half a shot glass) sauces that came with our starters, so dry that we had to ask for extra sauce that never came, so dry that we had to...more