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Dishoom

Dishoom

Indian Restaurant££££
King's Cross, London
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    Ron G.
    "The salads, Ruby chicken and Black Dahl are amazing."(16 Tips)
    Lojayna H.
    "Okra fries, vegetable samosas, chicken ruby is amazing!!!"(17 Tips)
    Tristan C.
    "The bacon naan roll and masala beans are a killer combo!!"(12 Tips)
    Fatima A.
    "I recommend enjoying the bottomless chai with your meal"(8 Tips)
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  • Matt T.heart icon on user image
    Matt Ta-MinMay 25, 2017
    Fantastic Indian food. All of the grill menu is excellent, particularly the lamb chops. Restaurant decor is really interesting & staff are friendly. Hard to get a table @ dinner, lunch is much easier.
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  • Alex B.heart icon on user image
    Alex BosworthJuly 7, 2019
    Get the ruby chicken and dhal and greens. I would wait in line for it, why not? It’s very good and after you try it you can judge if it’s worth waiting in line again for later
  • Ish R.heart icon on user image
    Ish RaiAugust 1, 2017
    Third time here at the kingscross branch, and again it was amazing. Keema samosas, gunpowder potatoes, chicken and garlic naan... amazing! Then the chocolate pudding to fish. Bottle of Melbac to!
  • Fabian M.heart icon on user image
    Fabian MartinJune 9, 2022
    I’ve now been to every single Dishoom in London. And they always deliver. Truly the best restaurant in the city. Had the Pav Bhaji this time and it was heavenly, like a better daal w bread. 10/10
  • T N.heart icon on user image
    T NNovember 17, 2014
    Gorgeous space for a drink and meal. Friendly staff. Okra fries all the way. If you're game try Gola ice (dessert). It isn't for all tastes but i enjoyed it and think its a great way to finish a meal.
  • Pieter d.heart icon on user image
    Pieter de MeerSeptember 12, 2015
    The food is amazing, Dishoom is a very very good restaurant. Expect to queu, but its totally worth it. There is a nice bar downstairs to wait in. I espacially loved the lamb chops
  • Nmheart icon on user image
    NmJanuary 25, 2020
    Ranked FIRST for Indian food in London !! WELL DESERVED .. One of the best Indian restaurants I’ve ever visited in my life !! Go for Ruby Chicken, Cheese Naan & Biryani .. Don’t miss their Chai !!
  • Bader .heart icon on user image
    Bader 🥑September 26, 2021
    One of my favorite Indian restaurants all my experiences all the branches where amazing really lovely friendly staff. I ordered the chicken Berry Britannia , Dishoom chicken tikka, Mutton Pepper Fry
  • Haaris Z.heart icon on user image
    Haaris ZafarNovember 29, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Great food. Can't go wrong with the biryani and the bbq dishes. Also malai kulfi not to be missed to top off lunch. Great ambiance at the new location..... despite the tounge in cheek xenophobic sign
  • Huzaifa K.heart icon on user image
    Huzaifa KhambaliaFebruary 13, 2017
    Went in a large group for breakfast. Food was delicious. Service was ok initially and got better.. recommend the kajriwal or the keema par edu. we ended up staying for lunch too lamb nihari was great!
  • Ariana S.heart icon on user image
    Ariana SmithAugust 18, 2017
    Everything is delicious! Many meals safe for those with nut allergies too, not too common with Indian cuisine. The breakfast naan roll is incredible--my fave breakfast sandwich ever.
  • Roberto B.heart icon on user image
    Roberto BuaOctober 13, 2015
    Their queuing system is absurd (queue for ages, sit on a bench, go the the bar and THEN you can eat) but their food is just excellent. Get the cheese naan, the okra fries and anything from the grill.
  • The Wall Street Journal
    You feel as if you’ve hit the streets of Mumbai at Dishoom, where piquant paneer rolls, lamb samosas and chicken tikka are served in the vast but perpetually crammed former Western Transit Shed. Read more
  • c0uPheart icon on user image
    c0uPFebruary 25, 2015
    They've crafted quite the experience here! The lovely, spacious interior with many little touches, the great cocktails, of which the Thums Up Flip gets 👍👍, and obviously the food!
  • Bhavukheart icon on user image
    BhavukFebruary 9, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing place. Amazing atmosphere. Takes me back to irani cafes in Mumbai. Decent vegetarian and gluten free options. Attention to detail in decor is amazing. Good choice of cocktails.
  • Elifheart icon on user image
    ElifOctober 10, 2015
    It worth waiting. Cheese Naan, spicy lamb chops, biryani, raita is my favourites. Chocolate pudding with chilly ice cream is a must try. Pineapple tart is the other option.
  • Lisa N.heart icon on user image
    Lisa NOctober 14, 2017
    Delicious food in a cool converted warehouse. We arrived at 6pm on a Sunday night and waited 15-20 mins for a table - didn’t mind thanks to the free chai.
  • Richardheart icon on user image
    RichardMarch 28, 2015
    A Bombay Cafe with great Indian style tapas food, friendly staff and quirky decor. There might be a wait for a table but if your in no rush it's well worth it!!!
  • Daniheart icon on user image
    DaniOctober 31, 2018
    Delicious food, try the black dal, all the food is excellent, great for sharing. The queue can be long so arrive early as they don’t really do reservations. But it tends to be fast, worth checking out
  • Preeti M.heart icon on user image
    Preeti MackerJuly 20, 2015
    This place will blow your mind and palette! It's Indian street and popular fare at its best! I was tripping on the Dal, keema pao, biryani! Great service, eclectic shots & cocktails. Must go!
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    Constance | @croostifoodiOctober 10, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Great quality food and not too pricy, even though it's not the most authentic Indian food. The venue is beautiful and the service efficient. Order cheese naan, chicken ruby and fish tikka.
  • Jack S.heart icon on user image
    Jack SmithJanuary 24, 2019
    Being #1 indian restaurant in London, can't stress enough about booking a table, otherwise you could be queuing outside for over an hour, then more waiting at the bar. Four other Dishooms in London
  • kiptripheart icon on user image
    kiptripOctober 14, 2016
    good drinks+great food at reasonable prices. Even the 1 hr queue was made pleasant by free drinks and polite servers who endeavoured to get everyone indoors as soon as space freed up at the bar. LOVE!
  • Nora A.heart icon on user image
    Nora AbDecember 26, 2017
    Best indian in london ! Okra fries, vegetable sambosa and ruby chicken, garlic naan are a must. Dont bother with the dessert or even the milk tea.
  • Helen H.heart icon on user image
    Helen HaiderAugust 14, 2020
    The murgh malai and black dhal were amazing and the garlic naan was so thin and buttery- but even better was the Bolly Bellini , a taste of rose and raspberry gorgeousness
  • Qheart icon on user image
    QMay 25, 2019
    Ask for the bar-stole seating and you might get lucky to get the spot earlier. Otherwise you may have to wait an hour. Vada Pav is a MUST ORDER.
  • Maggie W.heart icon on user image
    Maggie WalshNovember 16, 2015
    Yum yum yum. I think I ate everything here! The virgin colada is awesome! Very unique, I would definitely try it. The ruby chicken is a classic, very tasty. The kulfi for dessert was very creamy :)
  • Miram A.heart icon on user image
    Miram AtieNovember 3, 2016
    The food is just fantastic! My favorites were the crispy okra fries and the ruby chicken curry.. Exquisite flavours! The staff are super friendly and I tried the amazing house chai on the house :D
  • Blog O.heart icon on user image
    Blog On The BlockJanuary 21, 2017
    Based in a humongous warehouse, this Dishoom offers plenty of space, great for groups. Love the bottomless Chai tea. Though it's a bit of a nappy valley, watch out for hordes of prams at entrance.
  • Kunal S.heart icon on user image
    Kunal ShahJune 18, 2019
    One of the best Indian restaurants in London. Authentic vada pav, dal makhni, chole puri and keema pav. Be prepared to stand in the queue for atleast an hour, whether breakfast, lunch or dinner.
  • Ollie C.heart icon on user image
    Ollie CartwrightJuly 13, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Infuriatingly they won't let you sit in Granary square during your inevitable wait. Beat them at their own game by ordering an excellent old fashioned + letting the huge ice cube melt. Second drink!
  • Amalia G.heart icon on user image
    Amalia GoutakiMay 28, 2017
    Amazing food! Had the bhel-puffed rice, vegetable samosa, murgh malai for a non spicy option and the chef's kings cross special! Yogurt and naan on the side! All were really tasty. Top service!
  • Cole K.heart icon on user image
    Cole KennedyDecember 12, 2022
    I still can’t stand their queuing situation but the food, service, and atmosphere is always wonderful. Ask to wait in the Permit Room (downstairs cocktail bar); far more pleasant than the foyer.
  • Nidhi K.heart icon on user image
    Nidhi KayOctober 11, 2019
    always maintain best level of quality indian food in their chains, masala chai refills and lamb biryani, super cool decor looking like mumbai train station vibes
  • L W.heart icon on user image
    L WFebruary 24, 2015
    Wow. Exquisite attention to detail throughout, from the drinks menu, the decor to the food. Black dahl and lamb on the bone were cooked to perfection and went really well with roti and naan. Go here!
  • Marlene S.heart icon on user image
    Marlene SchufferthFebruary 3, 2017
    Must eat when in London! Changes your understanding of Indian food. 👌🏻
  • Jessica B.heart icon on user image
    Jessica BarlowJuly 30, 2016
    Favourite place in London. Recommend the Murgh Malai, Lamb Biryani, and really just about anything! Always with a Kingfisher and naan, obviously. The Raita is great for folks who don't like too spicy.
  • Haaris Z.heart icon on user image
    Haaris ZafarDecember 20, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Almost everything is good here. The kings cross outlet is huge and seems the servic is suffering a bit due to sheer volume. Though can't go wrong with the food, specially masala prawns and the biryani
  • L0maheart icon on user image
    L0maMay 10, 2019
    Hands down my favourite Indian place in London.. u cant go wrong with anything I especially like lamb biryani vada pau and the masala chai.
  • Peal P.heart icon on user image
    Peal PartzMarch 8, 2018
    The dhal and bhel are absolutely divine. The restaurant is huge. I’d recommend booking. We went for an early dinner at 5:30 and there was already a queue
  • Teeheart icon on user image
    TeeNovember 11, 2014
    New Dishoom at Granary Square may be the best one yet!! Beautiful décor and gorgeous food!! The house special of lamb shank curry is pretty damn good.
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    NOctober 24, 2015
    Recommended for Indian cuisine lovers.. We were a big group and had the vegetarian set menu.. Everything was so good. Don't forget the Okra Fries!!!
  • Aaria J.
    Aaria JohnsonJuly 31, 2021
    I always preferred this restaurant for an authentic indian food. I love the indian spices & they are very delicious. Everyone must try their different chicken dishes that are so tasty. Staff is nice.
  • Tristan C.heart icon on user image
    Tristan ComleyOctober 11, 2017
    Amazing breakfast! The bacon naan roll and masala beans are a killer combo!!
  • Tamara E.heart icon on user image
    Tamara EelsingAugust 22, 2022
    The lambs chops are to die for! The food is good, no doubt about it. A bit expensive
  • Constantine Z.
    Constantine ZarnarisNovember 11, 2015
    Really good food at very reasonable prices (the exact opposite than many other restaurants). Everything I had so far is above average to great. Probably the best Chai. Great environment and staff.
  • Mirella🐚heart icon on user image
    Mirella🐚October 6, 2016
    The signature dishoom dish is a warm spicy and buttery lentil soup, very interesting. But what cant be forgotten is the chilli ice cream!
  • Will P.heart icon on user image
    Will PitchersSeptember 8, 2015
    Best Indian restaurant in London. Pau bhaji, house black daal and the Viceroy's old fashioned are must tries. Great places for groups and dates.
  • Fatima A.heart icon on user image
    Fatima Al-HalwachiJanuary 5, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Lovely service, great ambience, interesting menu with mixed iranian and indian culture. I recommend enjoying the bottomless chai with your meal
  • Kora-Lee L.heart icon on user image
    Kora-Lee LustJanuary 31, 2019
    Lovely breakfast naan rolls and house chai with free refills. The massala beans we had as a side were packed with coriander flavour!
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