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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Dishoom for me is a go-to place more for the ambiance and the menu, which tries to encompass Mumbai food in a booklet.
I got pretty nostalgic looking at the menu, but promise is one thing and delivery another. The food is strictly okay. The over expectation probably added to the disappointment levels. I had the koliwada prawns, naan, chicken and vada pav. Nothing except the vada pav left me...more
I have mixed feelings regarding Dishoom.
On the one hand, the food is really good and I like the somewhat non-traditional approach to the Indian cuisine. In addition, I really like the decoration and the atmosphere which really remind me of a colonial comptoir. The terrace is also nice, but some of the tables are not convenient when you are trying to eat something.
However, I am really...more
I came to Dishoom with a group of 11 people and can honestly say that I would love to go back pretty soon.
Firstly, as our group was for 10 I telephoned three weeks in advance to make a booking. The only time slot they could give us was 5:45 which wasn't ideal but, given the popularity of this restaurant, I took.
The staff were all very pleasant and helpful on the phone, and when I called...more
Indian restaurant in Shoreditch center!
Bombay style interiors and corresponding menu that takes excellent score in everything; friendly staff, tasty food (tried brunch and loved it!), nice prices.
Don't just turn up - the queue is quite long all the time. Instead, book your table through their online system in advance.more
A little torn between a 4 and a 5 for this one! The thing is, the great dishes Dishoom serves are GREAT, but as a pescetarian, my options are a bit more limited. I've particularly loved the black daal, the bowl of greens, the naan, and the matar paneer (paneer curry, basically), with the matar paneer being one of my favourite dishes in all of London. The cocktails are always interesting, and...more