Gurkha's Diner

London, SW17 7BW ·Website·Call020 8675 1188

SquareMeal Review of Gurkha's Diner

Diners prepared to try new flavours are well-rewarded at this Nepalese restaurant: a light, unassuming little place set apart from the main thoroughfare of eateries in Balham. Start with momo cha (steamed lamb dumplings with a zingy dipping sauce), or tareko farshi (spiced, fried courgette with mango sauce). Move on to chulli dishes, cooked over charcoal – the gurkhall chicken, marinated for hours in chilli before it’s char-grilled, is a house favourite – or khasi tang (very slow-cooked lamb shank combined with chickpeas & coriander). It’s an unusual experience for London, but one that keeps people returning for more. Service, for a neighbourhood restaurant, is exemplary. Staff welcome newcomers with warmth, old-timers like friends; they’re helpful & attentive, & happily explain the menu to those who need it.

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££££ - Under £30

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1 the Boulevard, Balham High Road, On Corner of Elmfield road, London, SW17 7BW

020 8675 1188 020 8675 1188


Opening Times

Tues-Sat 6pm-11.30pm Sun 12N-10.30pm


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