Dum Biryani House

Bronze Award
££££
Indian, Persian

Dum Biryani House
Dum Biryani House
Dum Biryani House
Dum Biryani House
Dum Biryani House
Dum Biryani House
Dum Biryani House
Dum Biryani House
Dum Biryani House
Dum Biryani House
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Bronze Award

If you enjoy Indian food but take ages choosing, Dum’s got the answer: this easy-to-miss basement restaurant serves one vegetable and one meat-based Hyderabadi-style biryani, a daily special and a short list of snacks. As this is biryani from the former, central-Indian state of Hyderabadi, there’s a lot of saffron and cardamom, while ‘dum’ indicates biryanis are cooked slowly and sealed with a pastry top. The earth-coloured room is decorated with rattan chairs and fun artworks, although a lack of fabrics means it doesn’t feel cosy. Arrive hungry: Our lamb shank biryani was a large, rich portion with a velvety sauce. The vegetable biryani overflowed with the perfume of cardamom (not to everybody’s taste), while spice fans shouldn’t miss the lime-doused, tender chicken wings. Well-made cocktails are worth ordering and the wine list is incredibly succinct. Dum isn’t perfect, but it’s a decent choice for a reasonably priced, straightforward Indian. 

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Average Price
££££ - £30 - £49
Cuisines
Indian, Persian
People
Group dining [8+]

Location for Dum Biryani House

187b Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1F 8ZB

020 3638 0974

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Opening Times

Mon-Sun 12N-3pm 6-11pm (Sun -4pm -10pm)

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