We were in the mood for Indian, and the personnel of the hotel recommended this one. The restaurant lies within walking distance from Notting Hill Gate tube station (Central line) and also equally close to Bayswater Station on the Circle line.
We decided to go for just one main-dish, with Naan bread.
My wife went for the Rogan Josh with lamb, with lemon rice, aborigines and standard nan-bread.
I went for the Chicken Tikka Masala, also with aborigines, Pilau Rice and Naan bread.
While we were waiting for the food, we got flakes of Poppadums’ with different dipping sauces. Just great.
The meat was tender and excellent. The sauce was reasonably spiced, and had a depth that was intriguing. The Pilau Rice was fluffy, obviously freshly made, and accompanied the dish excellently.
I have never had lemon rice before, so this was a first. Great taste, fluffy and with a distinct lemon taste that was not too overwhelming. You could clearly taste the zest. Just great.
Overall a nice experience, in a restaurant not too much over decorated with Indian artifacts.
The waiters were perhaps a bit overly eager to sell us a larger menu, but that was not really a big issue.
I can happily recommend this place to take your wife, your girlfriend or even for informal business meals.
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