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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Venue Details & Map
7 Boundary StreetShoreditchLondonE2 7JE
- +44 (0)20 7420 9324
- Public transport:
- Shoreditch, Underground
Excellent Oriental Lunch for £30 in a unique colonial ambiance! Dishoom serves Indian and Iranian excellent dishes that are perfect for share. We got the Chicken Ruby, which was amazing! In addition, we got the Iranian lamb dish, which was also great (a note for the cook: the lamb was just a little bit dry) and the daal, superb! Including two naans, we paid in total 30 pounds. Reasonable...more
We visited at 8 pm on a Wednesday night in late July:
A local recommended this Indian restaurant. I checked Trip Advisor and the reviews were great. We read warnings about long wait times. The restaurant does not do reservations and it's true you have to queue to keep your reservation. We arrived to find a long queue. I didn't want to stand in line but the friendly hostess assured us in 30...more
Dropped in for a late solo dinner on a weeknight and still had to wait 45 minutes - the bar area gets so packed that you can only order snacks along with your drinks, so you're still waiting for a table that seats two. The front desk hands you a buzzer so you don't have to keep checking in, and you can spend your time enjoying the gorgeous clientele and delicious cocktails (I highly recommend...more
For those impatient food review readers, I'll help you out and give you the bottom line right away: DISHOOM IS WELL WORTH A VISIT WITH EVERYTHING BEING BEYOND DELICIOUS. WAIT IN AN HOUR LINE BY ALL MEANS, IT'S A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE
Now for the normal folk. Dishoom takes the traditional indian vibe and classic entrees and takes them up to entirely different level of flavor and overall...more
I am from Bombay (not Mumbai, never Mumbai). I had to try out what Dishoom claims to serve--the kind of food you'd get in Irani cafes back home. The menu definitely looked promising: kheema pav, far far, etc. Not everything's in there, but there's enough. I am not a purist anyway.
The drinks on the menu are good. Especially, the chais--regular, chocolate, Baileys, the lot. The lassis are...more