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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Admittedly, being from Indian heritage, any Indian restaurant is going to have to punch well above its weight to impress me.
Dishoom in Shoreditch has a slight 'rough around the edges' interior style, and a lovely veranda area. And the staff are lovely - whoever did the hiring here definitely did a great job, as they all are personable, genuine and really go out the way to be friendly and...more
I was wet, cold, hungry, and cranky while waiting for my husband to finish up record shopping at Rough Trade, and found this place via online search.
I was skeptical because there were so many publications giving this place a great review, I thought maybe they just had really good PR.
We were able to thankfully grab a table right away, ordered some drinks as it was a day that ended in a...more
Very good Indian place: clean, close-enough-to-authentic, and you don't walk out smelling like you've been sitting in a kitchen all day (especially if you're wearing a sweater that day). Chai is good, but pricey. And their wifi is called ChaiFi (super clever name, but didn't work that well when we went).more
If you are Indian away from home, dont think - go for it! This is one place which serves authentic Indian food the way its suppose to be. Been one year in London and I havent found any other Indian cuisine place coming anywhere close to Dishoom.
Would recommend Murg malai, pao bhaji...Loved it!
P.S. - If you are going by google maps on your phone (I did), the actual place is 50 metres ahead...more
Fair warning to those who go to Indian restaurants for some flavor and heat. It's not even close to packing a punch like real Indian food. So if you want a hip place (think Bill's brunch but for Indian food?) and don't need your food to be particularly interesting, it's great ambiance.
Don't get me wrong, the food is tasty. I had a chicken tikka wrap which served to be a reasonable lunch...more