Located in the landmark St Martin’s Courtyard development, Dishoom is an unexpected and fresh take on café culture. Its heritage borrows from the cafés, street grills and food stalls of Bombay – such as Britannia Café, Bademiya and Chowpatty Beach. Its setting is inspired by the Irani cafés of old but is very much modern-day London. And just as in Bombay, the informal, bustling and buzzing atmosphere welcomes all.

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12 Upper St Martin's Lane
020 7420 9320
Yelp Reviews

4.5 out of 5 based on 715 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Dishoom

5.0 out of 5 11 July 2016
by Foodie R.

Dishoom is amazing. First off, we actually went to the Kings Cross branch in Granary Square. I went once with a friend and once with a group of 11 college students. The food is amazing, and really that's all that really matters. For dinner I had the lamb awadhi biryani and its so rare to actually get a proper biryani anywhere.Roomali roti is another thing you can't get outside India very much,...more

5.0 out of 5 3 July 2016
by Gigi V.

The hype is real. There was an hour long wait when we arrived at 8:30 and continued to be the case when we left at 10:30. Once you do finally score a table, the food comes out quickly after ordering, but you can also while away the time sipping on their many delicious libation offerings.

The food is so good! Perfectly seasoned, spiced and cooked. We didn't have one bad bite. My life was...more

5.0 out of 5 27 June 2016
by Cassie G.

Dishoom was our first stop in London for dinner and well worth the wait. With 700+ reviews already here, I'll give you a rundown of what stood out to me most.

1) The line outside snaked around and around, but they sweetened the experience with hot chai tea and sherry. Once you get inside, you *may* think your wait is over but instead, you're transported downstairs to the bar area. We had...more

5.0 out of 5 9 June 2016
by Matt F.

Before I finally got to visit Dishoom, I always wondered "what's the fuss about?"

I now understand aforementioned fuss.

I won't clutter you with a essay review as pretty much everything is already covered by previous reviews (they are spot on), so here's my lowdown:

GET THE BREAKFAST NA'AN. So simple, yet revolutionary and absolutely brilliant.

TRY THE COFFEE. It's no costa crap.

GET A...more

5.0 out of 5 9 June 2016
by Nuella D.

Oh ..... My ...... God!

Forgive me Father in Heaven for I just said your name in vain but honestly it wasn't completely because damnnnnnn that meal was heavenly!!

*cherubims and harps enter the scene*

Ok let me start with the fact that I have been meaning to come here for months but between sipping champagne and flying back & forth between here and Paris I just hadn't had the...more

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