It’s not the most inventive Indian in town, but this sleek & ‘excellent’ curry house is certainly one of the most enticingly located, with huge windows affording panoramic views across St Katharine Dock – it’s just a shame that the lease precludes an alfresco terrace. The kitchen tries to ring some changes, serving prawn pooris & warm tandoori chicken salad as well as a take on tikka involving cod marinated in mustard paste, but its heart is still in the time-honoured world of Madras, vindaloo & biryani, butter chicken & lamb jalfrezi. Prices reflect the well-to-do Wapping location, but there are good-value set lunch menus during the week (£13.50/15.50 for two/three courses), plus a lighter menu of nibbles, soups & salads at the bar. Service is ‘fab’, chimes a regular.
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