Colony, London

23 March 2010 by
Colony, London

Atul Kochhar, chef-patron of the Michelin-starred Benares in London, has launched this joint venture with restaurateur Carlo Spetale, the former owner of the First Restaurant Group. The menu is inspired by the street food served during British colonial rule in India.

Opened 18 February

Owners Atul Kochhar and Carlo Spetale

Head chef Saurav Nath

Manager John Lacombe

Capacity 65, plus 80 in the bar areas

Menu Indian - Typical dishes include roasted mallard breast marinated in lindi peppers and stone moss with spiced lentil stew; veal fillet and cheek with a spiced chilli sauce and coriander chips; and monkfish glazed in the tandoor, served with crab vermicelli.

Average spend £25 excluding drinks

Address 7-9 Paddington Street, London W1U 5QH

Telephone 020 7935 3353

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