Tamarind Kitchen 1

167-169 Wardour Street , London, W1F 8WR

Tamarind Kitchen London Indian restaurant Soho

SquareMeal Review of Tamarind Kitchen

Following a complete rebrand and move upmarket, this less-formal offshoot of Tamarind (the Michelin-starred Mayfair Indian) is now a twinkling den of dark woods, swirling incense and low-lit corners. On our early visit it was already buzzing, both at the window-side tables – which glow from lights installed within them – and among elevated booths at the rear. There’s an equally handsome basement dining room for Soho overspill, while bartenders shake up sparky, fruit-laden cocktails at the small entrance bar. The two-page menu is simple to navigate, exploring small plates and Indian kebabs before curry-dominated mains and sides. The delicately presented likes of a whole, deep-fried soft shell crab with a potato, yoghurt and turmeric salad was pleasant, if timidly flavoured, as were seared scallops with slivers of jarringly hard parsnip slices. We recommend fast-forwarding to the curries, because our Alleppey-style fish curry of tamarind, mustard and curry leaves delivered one velvety punch of hot flavour after another. Side-step feeble naans in favour of steamed rice and some tempered, yellow-lentil dahl and don’t neglect the very pretty dessert options. Thanks to its bold reimagining, this Tamarind site now delivers succinct quality and cosseting vibes.


Tamarind Kitchen is recommended for

Cool | Cosy | Dark And Moody | Dates | Romantic

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Tottenham Court Road Tube Station 232m

Oxford Circus Tube Station 420m

Address

Address: 167-169 Wardour Street , London W1F 8WR

Area: Soho

Opening times

Tues-Sun 12N-2.45pm Mon-Sun 5-10.45pm (Sun -9.45pm)

Nearby Landmarks

Soho Theatre 153m

Oxford Street Youth Hostel 177m

Details

Telephone: 020 7287 4243

Website:

Cuisine: Indian

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